That zoom (24-720 mm equivalent) consists of 17 elements in 12 groups, and combines aspherical and ED elements that help to reduce aberrations and achieve a superior level of image quality. Super Macro mode allows users to get as close as 2 cm from a subject.
The S4800 uses a 16-megapixel 1/2.3-inch CCD sensor that captures sharp quality, low noise shots and has autofocus speeds of 0.3 seconds and a start-up time of 1.3 seconds.
The camera has an easy to use Mode Dial for shooting selection and a 3.0-inch LCD.
It shoots HD video in 720p at 30 fps in 16:9 format with Video Scene Recognition.
Other features: manual exposure control (P/S/A/M modes). Auto Scene Recognition (SR Auto) with 6 preset scenes, and power from 4 AA batteries.
The FinePix S4800 will be available in March at a price of $200.