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Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Fujifilm FinePix S100FS

FUJIFILM U.S.A., Inc. unveiled the FinePix S100FS (Film Simulation) digital camera, its most advanced SLR-styled camera to date. The FinePix S100FS provides an all-in-one solution for photo enthusiasts and advanced amateur photographers seeking the manual controls and functionality of a Digital-SLR, without the hassle and expense of additional lenses and other accessories.




FUJIFILM U.S.A., Inc. unveiled the FinePix S100FS (Film Simulation) digital camera, its most advanced SLR-styled camera to date. The FinePix S100FS provides an all-in-one solution for photo enthusiasts and advanced amateur photographers seeking the manual controls and functionality of a Digital-SLR, without the hassle and expense of additional lenses and other accessories.

Key features found on the FinePix S100FS include:

Optical Image Stabilisation: The FinePix S100FS features Fujifilm’s Optical Image Stabilisation technology to ensure clean, sharp and blur-free images, even in low-light conditions. This combines image stabilisation through a mechanically stabilised “floating” lens element to reduce blur from the photographer’s hand-shake, with Fujifilm’s Picture Stabilisation Technology, to reduce blur caused by subject movement, for the ultimate in stabilisation technology.
Multi-Bracketing function: The FinePix S100FS has three bracketing functions useful for high level photography: Film Simulation Bracketing, Dynamic Range Bracketing and AE Bracketing.
Comprehensive photographic controls: Including Aperture Priority and Shutter Priority exposure modes.
High-speed shooting: Reliable high-speed performance is possible through Fujifilm’s newly developed Super CCD VIII HR and the new RP (real photo) III Processor. At 3 Megapixels, a maximum of 50 continuous shots at 7 frames/second is possible. In addition, 14 scene settings and customer settings can be selected, as can four auto-focus modes offer convenient high-speed, high-precision shooting and focusing for a diverse range of conditions.
Image formats: Capture images in both JPEG and RAW format.
• Movie Mode: Movie mode with sound at 30 frames per second in VGA quality, and zoom capable with manual zoom ring while in movie mode.
xD/SD/SD-HC compatible slot: The FinePix S100FS features an xD/SD compatible slot which accepts not only Fujifilm’s traditional xD-Picture Cards but also Secure Digital (SD) and SD-High Capacity/SD-HC cards too.
2.5” tiltable LCD: The FinePix S100FS features a tilting 2.5” LCD that makes it easy to frame shots from a variety of shooting positions.

Specification:

Number of Effective Pixels:
11.1 million pixels

Image sensor:
2/3 inch Super CCD HR

Number of Recorded Pixels:
3,840 x 2,880 / 4,032 x 2,688(3:2 format) / 2,816 x 2,112 /2,048 x 1,536 /1,600 x 1,200 /
640 X 480 pixels

Storage Media:
Internal memory (approx. 25MB) /xD-Picture Card™ ( 16MB - 2 GB )
SD memory card/ SDHC memory card

File format:
Still image: JPEG (Exif Ver 2.2 ),
Uncompresed CCD-RAW (RAF format, RAW conversion software included in CD-ROM),
Movie: AVI (Motion JPEG ) with sound,
Audio: WAVE format, Monaural sound
(Design rule for Camera File system compliant / DPOF-compatible)

Recording capacity (with 512MB xD-Picture Card):
Still images:
3840x2880 (RAW) - 22
3840x2880(F) - 93
3840x2880 (N) - 186
4032x2688(3:2) - 189
2816x2112 - 343
2048x1536 - 626
1600x1200 - 779
640x480 - 3194
Movie:
VGA (25fps) - 7.4 min.
QVGA (25fps) - 14.7 min.

Lens:
Fujinon 14.3X Optical zoom lens , F2.8 (W) - F5.3 (T)

Focal Length:
f=7.1mm - 101.5 mm, Equivalent to 28- 400 mm on a 35mm camera

Aperture Range:
F 2.8 -F 11 (W) F5.3 -F11 (T), max. 13 steps in 1/3 EV increment

Optical Zoom:
14.3X Wide (28- 400mm, 35mm equivalent)

Digital Zoom:
Approx 2.0X

Image Stabilizer:
Optical (Lens Shift Type)

Shutter Speed:
(AUTO mode) 1/4 sec to 1/4000 sec
(All other mode) 30sec. to 1/4000 sec.
Bulb mode (up to 30 sec)

Exposure Control:
TTL 256-zones metering

Bracketing Mode:
Film Simulation BKT (PROVIA, Velvia, SOFT)
Dynamic Range BKT (DR100%, 200%, 400%)
AE BKT (±1/3EV,±2/3EV,±1EV)

Exposure Mode:
Programmed AE, Aperture Priority AE, Shutter Priority AE, Manual

Shooting modes:
Mode dial : Auto, FSB, SP1, SP2, C1, C2, P, A, S, M, Movie
SP1: Nature, Nature-soft, Nature-Vivid, Flower
SP2: Portrait, Portrait - soft, Baby, Portrait Enhancer, Night, Sunset, Snow, Beach, Sport, Fireworks
FSB: Film simulation Bracketing,
C1/C2 : Custom setting position

Continuous shooting:
Top-7 (max 3 frames/sec, (CCD-RAW: Top-3)
High Speed Top-50, (max 7 frames/sec, 3M pixels)
Last-7 (max 3 frames/sec), (CCD-RAW: Last-3)
Long-Period (max 1.1 frames/sec)

Movie recording:
640 x 480 pixels, 30 frames/sec.
320 x 240 pixels, 30 frames/sec.
With monaural sound

Self-timer:
Approx. 10 sec./2 sec.delay

ISO Sensitivity:
Auto / Auto (1600) / Auto (800) / Auto (400) /
Equivalent to 100 / 200 / 400 / 800/ 1600 / 3200 / 6400 /10000 (Standard Output Sensitivity)
* ISO6400: 6M pixels or lower, ISO10000: 3M pixels or lower (Number of recorded pixels)

White Balance:
Automatic scene recognition,
Preset [Fine, Shade, Fluorescent light (Daylight), Fluorescent light (Warm White), Fluorescent light (Cool White) / Incandescent light], Custom

Video Out:
NTSC / PAL selectable

Digital input/output:
USB 2.0 High-speed

Power Supply:
NP-140 Li-ion battery(included) / AC power adapter AC-84V (sold separately)

Weight:
Approx.918g / 32.4 oz.
(excluding accessories, batteries and memory card)