Taking pictures has gone to another level after the passion of clicking has struck majority of the world. The fact is users now want cams that are great in taking quality pictures but all rugged enough to survive various environments. In this frenzy Fujifilm announces FinePix XP200 ruggedized camera, and S8400W superzoom. Super anything is welcome with open arms!
The FinePix XP200 camera hails from the mid-range Fujifilm point-and-shoots, it boasts great specs; 16-megapixel CMOS sensor with image stabilization, a 28-140mm lens, 3-inch, 920k-dot LCD, a 10-frames-per-second continuous shooting mode, 1080/60i video and built-in WiFi for pushing pics to a companion app. Available in bright colours like red, purple, yellow, green, blue and orange glossy finishes, the cam is sure to make your gizmo look stylish. Since it is a ruggedized cam, it’s waterproof to 50 feet, freeze-proof to 14 degrees Fahrenheit (-10°C) and shockproof to 6.6-foot drops. WOW!
Fujifilm FinePix XP200 “Be Extreme”:
The superzoom model S8400W has its focus on the lens it has got a 24-1,056mm, 44x optic with a maximum aperture range of f/2.9 to f/6.5. The camera has been carefully crafted to have features that make photography a fun and satisfying experience. It also has an optical image stabilization and a Super Macro mode which enables users to shoot objects are as close as 0.39 inches from the lens. Also in the list of features is a 16-megapixel BSI CMOS sensor, sensitivity through ISO 12,800, 1080/60i video capture, a 10 fps continuous shooting mode and WiFi. Images can be previewed on the screen which is of 3inches, 460k-dot LCD or the 201k-dot electronic viewfinder. The superzoom camera is available only in Black.
There is a $50 price difference between the two, the superzoom is obviously higher at $350 and the Fujifilm FinePix XP200 is priced at $300. Both the models will ship in May of this year. Excited are we?
Content source: Engadget