Pros Uses AA batteries (regular & rechargeable), multiple still-picture modes, good video, easy to use (didn't have to read the whole manual!), nice accesories (lens adapters, portable xD card reader) etc.
Cons 16 MB included picture card isn't enough; get a 512 MB or 1 GB to be comfortable, 9 MP Non-fine mode should be avoided,
Summary Although obtaining the camera initially was a problem (a problem with some sellers), I was finally able to enjoy it in its full glory. This camera is among the best overall in my research, even though it is my first digital camera to be used first-hand.
It has a host of features that would make any professional photographer comfortable using it, yet it has an easy to use interface that lets beginners explore possibilities right away. For example, the "automatic" mode allows the user to take some fair pictures, although in my experience the "portrait" mode does a better job in well-lit areas.
I've also heard that the flash is particularly bad with most cameras in the digital market. But this is not the case with the E900. I was able to take excellent shots in total darkness and the flash made all objects come out in amazing clarity. Although if used to an extreme extent, one would notice pictures that are too bright under some circumstances.
Some pictures come out with a slight blur when seen on a monitor, but you have to understand that no one has a perfectly steady hand. Having said that I would recommend a tripod of some sort to remedy the issue.
The included 16 MB xD picture card is enough for just a few pictures and thats it. This makes the camera as whole not a lot of fun when it comes to playing around with it at first. A 256 MB, 512 MB or even a 1 GB should give you enough room to properly adjust it to your everyday needs and wants. In fact, the multiple still-camera shot modes (press the "F" button) allows you to extend the life of your picture card without manually cropping and resizing the picture to say, send it in an e-mail. This just makes it easier to cut straight to some good shots.
The only other disadvantage that I see is that the camera happens to be slightly bulky at one end --- it's not totally slim like most other digital cameras that are advertised. In fact, it looks exactly like a 35 mm camera but one with a digital makeover (and an excellent one at that). And the use of the more expensive memory card makes it slightly pricier overall when compared to other digital cameras.
But then again, it's an excellent camera for both beginners and enthusiasts. My only advice would be to take secondary or tertiary shots with a more steady hand in order to cut down a little more on the blur factor. And practice with the flash in different modes to see what works best for you.
Pros Multiple settings for awesome clarity
Cons none that I have found yet
Summary This is a great camera. It is lightweight and has amazing clarity. The 9 mp is evident when you can look at a photo that was taken from about 20' and zoom to the eyes with no loss of clarity. I am truly impressed by this camera from Fuji. It blows away my old Minolta in every aspect especially the quickness of startup and shot focusing wich is important especially with kids. Be sure to pickup a 512mb xd card to go with it.An A+
Pros Comfortable body design; good feature set
Cons The pictures, the pictures, the pictures
Summary Loved everything about the camera - except the quality of its pictures. Feels great in the hand. Good balance of features. But the pictures were washed out and beyond help. I exchanged the first camera for a second one to make sure it wasn't a defective unit. Alas, it wasn't. Too bad, but there was really no way to save it. Even Fuji's tech support couldn't help.
Pros excellent 9 M with good usable high ISO.
Cons no low light focus-assist lamp
Summary The decision to leave out the low light focus-assist lamp is absolutely inexcusable. Yes, you could use manual focus, but I bought the camera for its ease of use, that means automatic focus most of the time. The Finepix F10, with its assist lamp, is even better than this expensive model at low light. Don't waste you money, I returned mine in less than 24 hours.
Pros 9 MegaPixels
Cons Low quality images in low or natural light
Summary I bought this camera due to statements that the pictures in natural or low night were excellent. Not true. Even in light that doesn't prompt a flash, the pictures are blurry, mildly fuzzy at best (even though the display, while taking the photo appears very clear). I am extremely disappointed and wished I had really considered returning this camera when I had the chance.