Fujifilm announces Wi-Fi-enabled F900EXR with EXR-CMOS II
Jan 25, 2013 at 06:00:00 GMT
Fujifilm has announced the FinePix F900EXR, a 20X zoom, raw-capable compact superzoom with built-in Wi-Fi, providing what Fujifilm claims is the ‘world’s quickest AF’. The F900 utilizes a 16MP EXR-CMOS II sensor with Phase Detection AF development plus sensor-shift image stabiisation. A near-identical twin of the F800EXR inside additional respects, it has the same 25-500mm similar lens, catches 1080p films, P,A,S,M shooting methods as well as the ability to wirelessly transfer files through the free ‘Fujifilm Camera Application’ application for Android plus iOS equipment. Price plus supply details have not been provided.
Fujifilm has moreover announced the F850EXR, a simplified variation of the F900EXR. In comparison, it loses contrast-detection AF, the ability to record raw files, plus Wi-Fi help (though it will nevertheless employ Eye-Fi cards). The continuous shooting rate moreover drops from 11fps to a mere 9fps.
FUJIFILM is proud to declare the launch of the FinePix F900EXR travel zoom camera; this handsome, pocketable compact is the newest addition to FUJIFILM’s F series. It’s targeted at an audience shopping for great image standard, extended zoom abilities plus advanced attributes, inside a lightweight plus slimline body. With a significant precision FUJINON 20× optical zoom lens with a minimal focal size of 25mm *3 plus a effective brand-new EXR-CMOS II sensor with additional quick Phase Detection AF plus an EXR Processor II, the F900EXR has close instant responses plus good functionality.
Super-fast reaction times
The F900EXR’s brand-new “Intelligent Hybrid AF system” concentrates inside because small because 0.05sec.*1 whenever employing the hot Phase Detection AF that utilizes unique hot pixels which have been put into the EXR-CMOS II sensor. Its speed ensures which a topic is grabbed at the precise time we desire those to be, avoiding missed photograph chances. The camera automatically switches between Phase Detection AF plus Contrast Detection AF depending found on the topic plus scene, promising good ease-of-use plus quick, exact, autofocus any the shooting conditions.
The bespoke 16 megapixel ½” EXR-CMOS II back-side illuminated (BSI) sensor has been designed to guarantee which there is enough light accessible for Phase Detection AF at bigger apertures plus inside circumstances where the angle of incidence of light is significant.
In addition, the EXR Processor II over doubles the performance of the first-generation EXR Processor. With a super-fast startup time of 1.1sec.*4, an interval between shots of 0.5sec.*4, plus burst-mode rates of 11 frames/sec.*4 (max. 5 frames), the F900EXR provides great reaction instances which create it a joy to utilize plus guarantee you need to not need to worry regarding lost which specialized shot again.
What’s more, you are able to take benefit of the good functions of the EXR-CMOS II sensor plus EXR Processor II really by choosing FUJIFILM’s EXR AUTO mode. In this mode, the camera has the ability to automatically optimise output by selecting between 108 pre-determined scene permutations plus adjusting settings to suit the scene for hassle-free, top-quality results any the topic.
FUJINON 20× optical zoom lens combines with Intelligent Digital Zoom for as much as a 40× zoom
From 25mm*3 (wide) to 500mm *3 (telephoto), the F900EXR provides an impressive zoom range packed into a surprisingly slim-line camera body. With the ability to combine the 20x optical zoom with all the smart digital zoom permitting magnification as much as 40×, the F900EXR can capture sharp pictures of topics at an impressive distance.
Featuring advanced CMOS-shift image stabilisation that reduces the blurring which happens at lengthy zoom ratios from camera shake or topic movement, the F900EXR is made to aid we take good lengthy zoom shots. With its superior grip for extra hold, you’ll feel inside total control whenever you’re snapping away about the travels.
Wireless Image Transfer makes it convenient to transfer pictures plus movies*5 to smartphones plus computers
The F900EXR’s fresh wireless feature lets we transfer pictures plus movies*5 within the FinePix F900EXR to smartphones, pills, plus computers
For first-time, through Wi-Fi® *6, FUJIFILM can provide a signifies to back up a images about a house PC. Just install the free “FUJIFILM PC AutoSave” software onto a PC plus choose that folder we wish the images to back about, plus then by linking the Wi-Fi Router as well as the F900EXR camera you’ll have set up a easy to employ backup for a images about a house PC.
To connect to smartphones plus pills you need to download the free devoted “FUJIFILM Camera Application” to the iPhone, iPad, or Android™ smartphone or pill device to transfer about 25 photos at a time within the FinePix F900EXR. The app also lets we download movies*5, growing the range of choices accessible for enjoying images taken with all the camera. Pictures stored found on the camera is viewed plus chosen for download about big smartphone or pill screens for a smooth download experience. No wireless LAN access point or complicated ID or password entry is needed, plus when photos have been downloaded to the smartphone, it’s a easy task to upload those to social networking websites.
High-quality images plus movies*5 can be uploaded hassle-free to the smartphone or pill of anybody whom has downloaded the free “FUJIFILM Camera Application”.
Record Full HD videos, because of the EXR- CMOS II sensor
Shoot movie footage inside Full HD at a smooth 60 frames per next with improved Phase Detection AF without losing some of the superior color reproduction properties available from the EXR-CMOS II sensor with significant bit rate. Movie recording is started with a single click of the devoted “Movie recording button”. You are able to record top-quality sound utilizing the built-in stereo microphone.
Optical zoom plus nevertheless image photography are accessible throughout film recording. Portraits may usually be inside focus because of the face-tracking autofocus feature, that even tracks topics which look down or away.
The Intelligent Hybrid AF is active throughout film recording for quick, precise focus. The camera equally provides a Scene Recognition for film recording feature which automatically changes camera settings for landscapes, close-ups, evening landscapes, portraits, backlit portraits, plus evening portraits for top-quality, hassle-free results with a range of topics.
The fully-featured camera makes photography a snap
The FinePix F900EXR provides “Advanced Filter” for hassle-free access to innovative types of creative expression. You are able to preview these found on the LCD before we take the shot.
- Toy Camera - Create shaded borders because in the event you were taking a picture about a toy camera
- Miniature - Add top plus bottom blur for a diorama or miniature effect
- Pop Colour – Emphasise comparison plus color saturation
- High Key - Enhance brightness plus minimize compare to lighten tonal reproduction
- Low Key (NEW) – Create uniformly dark tones with some regions of emphasised highlights
- Dynamic Tone – Create a fantasy impact by dynamically-modulated tonal reproduction
- Soft Focus (NEW) – Create a look which is evenly soft throughout the entire image
- Partial Colour - Retain 1 chosen authentic color plus change the rest of the photograph to black plus white. Colours is chosen from red, orange, yellow, green, blue plus purple for dramatic effect
Further improvements have been prepared to “Advanced Anti-blur” mode, inside that the camera takes 4 shots inside fast succession at significant sensitivity settings plus combines them utilizing advanced image processing technologies to lower the effects of blur: it today functions effectively with moving topics for a lot more gorgeous blur- plus noise-free shots inside low light at excellent zoom ratios.
Combine 2 shots into a “Multiple Exposure” shot for a distinctive impact. Superimposed over the view by the lens inside the monitor, the initial shot serves because a guide to composing the next shot, permitting more exact composition plus offering we a greater idea of how the pic may come out for specific, creative functions of art.
The “Motion panorama 360” feature makes it a snap to record dynamic, seamless 360° panoramas. And “Film simulation” lets we select from five different combinations of color gamut plus tonal range, only because we utilized to select the right Fujifilm color reversal movie.
Extra obvious show plus good ease-of-use for a range of shooting modes
Its bright, high-precision, premium 3.0-inch, 920,000-dot LCD monitor provides a Monitor Sunlight mode for increased watching inside bright sunshine along with a greatly improved watching angle, because of a unique movie overlay employed. The improved watching angle lets you take images from high angles plus makes it simpler to show a photos/videos to a group of individuals crowded about the camera.
FinePix F900EXR Key attributes list:
- 16 megapixel ½-inch EXR-CMOS II sensor with Phase Detection & EXR Processor II
- 20x FUJINON optical zoom (25-500mm*3) with CMOS-shift Image Stabilisation
- 3.0-inch LCD screen with broad watching angle
- EXR-Auto (with car optimisation for 108 different scene types)
- Full guide controls
- Intelligent Hybrid Car Focus (World’s Fastest AF of 0.05sec*1
- Start-up time of 1.1sec.*4
- Interval between shots of 0.5sec.*4
- RAW shooting (RAW, JPEG, RAW+JPEG image capture modes)
- Wireless Image Transfer to PC, pills plus smartphones
- 11 frames per second(4) (max. 5 frames) continuous shooting (at full resolution)
- Advanced Art Filters
- Motion Panorama 360
- Full HD 1080p Video (60fps)
- Available inside the UK inside Black, Red plus Navy Blue
- 260 shots (4) per power charge
*1 FUJIFILM analysis because of November 2012. Compared with different digital cameras, based about CIPA specifications, plus performed inside High Performance mode at the maximum wide-angle position with AF-area mode set to center position
*2 Wi-Fi CERTIFIED logo is a certification mark of the Wi-Fi Alliance
*3 35mm formatting equivalent
*4 FUJIFILM analysis based about CIPA standards
*5 ”FUJIFILM Camera Application” for iOS can not conserve the film files which the smartphone couldn’t play it. Please try the film mode lower than HD (1280 x 720).
*6 Wi-Fi(R) is registered trademark of the Wi-Fi Alliance
|Max resolution||4608 x 3456|
|Other resolutions||4608 x 3072, 4608 x 2592, 3264 x 2448, 3264 x 1840, 2304 x 1728, 2304 x 1536, 1920 x 1080|
|Image ratio w:h||4:3, 3:2, 16:9|
|Effective pixels||16.0 megapixels|
|Sensor size||1/2″ (6.4 x four.8 mm)|
|Color filter array||RGB color filter|
|ISO||Auto, 100, 210, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 (6400 plus 12800 with boost)|
|White balance presets||7|
|Custom white balance||Yes (1)|
|JPEG standard levels||Fine, Normal|
|Optics & Focus|
|Focal size (equiv.)||25 – 500 mm|
|Autofocus aid lamp||Yes|
|Digital zoom||Yes (2x)|
|Normal focus range||45 cm (17.72“)|
|Macro focus range||5 cm (1.97“)|
|Screen / viewfinder|
|Screen type||TFT color LCD monitor|
|Maximum aperture||F3.5 – F5.3|
|Minimum shutter speed||8 sec|
|Maximum shutter speed||1/2000 sec|
|Flash range||3.7 m (Wide: 15 cm–3.7 m / Tele: 90 cm–2.4m)|
|Flash modes||Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Sync|
|Self-timer||Yes (2 or 10 sec, Car launch, Car shutter (Dog, Cat）)|
|Exposure compensation||±2 EV (at 1/3 EV steps)|
|AE Bracketing||(at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)|
|Resolutions||1920 x 1080 (60, 25 fps), 1280 x 720 (20 fps), 640 x 480 (20 fps)|
|Storage included||21 MB|
|USB||USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)|
|Battery description||Lithium-ion NP-50A rechargeable power plus charger|
|Battery Life (CIPA)||260|
|Weight (inc. batteries)||232 g (0.51 lb / 8.18 oz)|
|Dimensions||105 x 61 x 36 mm (four.13 x 2.4 x 1.42“)|