LCD and Viewfinder
Fujifilm S1 has a Fully Articulated 3″ LCD screen with a resolution of 920k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
For those of you who loves shooting self portraits or group photos, Fujifilm S1 will make your life easier with its selfie friendly screen.
S1 has a built-in Electronic viewfinder.
The viewfinder has a resolution of 920kdots and coverage of 97%.
Fujifilm S1 can shoot continuously at max speed of 10 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/2000 sec . S1 has a built-in flash, and you can also mount your external flashes too.
Fujifilm S1 features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system.
With Fujifilm S1, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 at 60p fps and save in and H.264 formats. Full HD resolution of Fujifilm S1 will be adequate in most of the situations. But if you are after the highest resolution videos available, see our list of Top Cameras with 4K (Ultra-HD) Video. There is also a high speed mode where you can capture videos at 480 fps for ultra slow motion videos. S1 has a built-in Stereo microphone and a Mono speaker.
Fujifilm S1 doesn't have any connections for external microphones and headphones. If you need a DSLR-Like camera with external microphone connectivity, consider Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 or Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 in a similar price range.
Connectivity and Storage
Fujifilm S1 features a built-in wireless connectivity ( 802.11 b/g/n) which lets you transfer your photos directly to compatible devices without any physical connection.
One other feature that we like is the ability to use our smartphone as a remote to control our S1. You can change camera settings, release shutter, view LCD screen and tranfer files using remote control app.
You can connect your camera to other devices through HDMI port or via USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Battery Fujifilm S1 is powered by NP-85 battery which provides a shooting life of 350 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of DSLR-Like type cameras is 358 shots, its battery life is about average in its class but it would still be wise to invest in some spare batteries for long photo trips.
Battery Life Comparison in Superzoom Cameras
Fujifilm HS35EXR with its 600shots is the model with longest battery life among Superzoom cameras. Check the comparison of Fujifilm S1 vs Fujifilm HS35EXR or take a look at Longest Battery Life Compact cameras list.
Current Lowest price for Fujifilm S1 is $399.95