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Fujifilm Introduces X-Pro1 Interchangeable-Lens Camera

16 May 2012
Published in Digital Cameras

Fujifilm has added to its X-series line of compact SLR cameras with the new X-Pro1, a 16-megapixel CMOS interchangeable-lens camera, the bulk of which is outfitted in a solid magnesium alloy casing.The sensor on this particular model is a new design for Fujifilm that it is calling the X-Trans CMOS sensor, which is capable of delivering resolution comparable to a full-frame camera...

Fujifilm X-S1: The Bridge Camera, Reinvented

16 May 2012
Published in Digital Cameras

Fujifilm has announced the third camera in its X series line of collapsible-lens cameras with the 12.1-megapixel X-S1.One unique feature of this camera is its lighting mode options. Depending on lighting conditions, users can switch between four different modes (including auto). When users switch, the camera adjusts the performance of the sensor between high resolution and wide dynamic range...

Fujifilm Releases Long-Range Superzoom

16 May 2012
Published in Digital Cameras

One of the 19 cameras that Fujifilm announced at the beginning of the year, the FinePix HS30EXR is a higher-end, compact superzooms. Although not compatible with interchangeable lenses, the HS30EXR does offer some SLR-like features, including 16-megapixel resolution. Improving on previous models, the HS30EXR now comes with improved ISO capabilities (it advertises 30 percent less digital noise), a 3-inch tilting LCD screen and 30x optical zoom...

Fujifilm Offers SL300 and SL240 Bridge Cameras

15 May 2012
Published in Digital Cameras

Fujifilm has released two bridge cameras this year with the FinePix SL300 and SL240. The SL240 shares most features with the SL300 — primarily resolution, a 3-inch LCD screen, a hot shoe and a 7-meter range internal flash. Like the EXR models, the SL300 and SL240 offer 30x and 24x optical zoom, respectively, although they both have a lower, 14-megapixel resolution sensor...

Olympus’ Financial Woes Continue

15 February 2012
Published in Industry News

After admitting that the company had used $1.7 billion in payments to cover up losses on investments, Olympus' Japanese stock fell 49 percent in two days in January. This latest drop now brings the company's total stock value loss to 70 percent since October, when Olympus fired its British CEO and president, Michael Woodford.

An outside committee appointed by Olympus released the information about the payouts and also found that...

Finepix Launches F600 EXR Superzoom Compact

23 October 2011
Published in Digital Cameras

Fujifilm has released FinePix F600 EXR, a 16-megapixel EXR-CMOS sensor compact camera that features a new motion-detection mode to reduce subject blur in all lighting conditions.

Notable features include a 15x wide-angle optical zoom lens (the 35mm equivalent of a 24-360mm lens), which can be doubled when using intelligent digital zoom mode, and a one-half-inch 16-megapixel back-side illuminated sensor.

The built-in GPS functionality has been enhanced with...

Fujifilm Announces Hybrid Viewfinder, Compact FinePix X100

04 April 2011
Published in Digital Cameras

The FinePix X100 may look retro, but its sensor technology and hybrid rangefinder system are definitely modern.

It was designed for professional photographers who need a lightweight but high-quality camera, and the priority when designing it was picture quality. The X100 has a 12.3-megapixel APS-C sensor, an EXR processor and a specially tailored lens.

The prime, fixed 23mm f/2 Fujinon aspherical lens is unique for compact cameras on...

Fujifilm Adds FinePix S2950 to Compact Superzoom Line

05 March 2011
Published in Digital Cameras

With 18x optical zoom and 14-megapixel resolution, Fujifilm's FinePix S2950 offers a relatively affordable compact camera option with a wide-zoom range.

This particular FinePix camera has a 28mm–504mm high precision Fujinon optical zoom lens. To further enhance images, the S2950 uses "smile and shoot" mode to ensure that the camera doesn't release the shutter until it recognizes...

Fujifilm's HS20 Masters Low Light with Backside Illumination Sensor

03 March 2011
Published in Digital Cameras

Replacing the 10-megapixel FinePix HS10, Fujifilm has added the HS20 EXR to the large array of compact cameras with pro-level features available on the market today. The most notable feature of this particular camera is its 16-megapixel backside illumination EXR CMOS sensor.

The design of conventional CMOS sensors is such that the light has to pass through a layer of wiring before hitting the photo sensor diodes. By moving the front wiring behind the diodes, Fujifilm has been able to...

Fujifilm Introduces Compact with 15x Super Zoom

26 October 2010
Published in Digital Cameras

To help compensate for slow autofocusing when using extreme zoom settings in compact cameras, Fujifilm has released the F300EXR, a 15x zoom, supercompact camera with hybrid autofocusing technology. Only 2 x 5.5 x 6.7 inches in size, the F300 comes with 12-megapixel resolution; a 24-360mm-equivalent built-in lens; and a 3-inch high-contrast, wide-view-enabled LCD screen.

The new hybrid autofocus systems include contrast AF, which is ideal for low-light scenes, and phase detection AF, which offers faster focusing in normal-light...

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