Fujifilm has recently launched the HS30EXR in India, and this new model adds to the brand’s bridge camera line up that feature high zoom capabilities and super macro mode.

Fujifilm states that it is a complete package of features, which include the EXR technology behind its sensor and processor, high speed shooting functions, film simulation mode, a high contrast 3.0-inch large LCD screen, advanced shooting modes etc. Fujifilm has priced this product in India at Rs 26,999.

Announced in India ahead of the festive season

Announced in India ahead of the festive season

Fujifilm states that with a 1cm super macro function, the FinePix HS30EXR, the camera can capture a lot of detail in the subject. The Fujinon lens delivers optical quality across the entire zoom range from wide-angle 24mm to 30x telephoto.

In addition, Intelligent Digital Zoom, which is controlled by the Function (Fn) button offers 60x magnification power for occasions when users require even telephoto power to pull in distant details. This zooming feature enables photographers to tackle almost any type of subject matter from landscapes to fine details of wild animals.

Fujifilm claims that while capturing 1080p Full HD movie at 30 frames per second, HS30EXR also has some key improvements from the predecessors. It allows a user to focus manually during movie shooting for more creative focusing effects.

When it comes to still images, the technologies used for Face Detection and Tracking AF have been combined to create face tracking AF. It is used for capturing subjects in motion.

“The HS range is enriched with versatile functionalities and will be desired by those photographers who do not want the lens-changing capability of a DSLR, but are still keen on the total control over their images. HS30EXR is one such camera in prosumer/bridge category by Fujifilm’, said Mr. Rohit Pandit, EVP – Sales and Marketing, Fujifilm India.

Here is a quick look at some of the highlighted features of the Fujifilm HS30EXR:

  • 16 mega-pixel EXR CMOS sensor
  • 30x Fujinon Optical Zoom lenses with a focal range of 24-720mm
  • 1 cm Super Macro Mode
  • Raw + JPEG shooting mode
  • ISO 12800
  • Image Stabilization (CMOS Shift + High ISO)
  • High Resolution Electronic Viewfinder
  • Continuous shooting at 8fps in 16 Megapixel and 11 fps in 8 Megapixel
  • High Speed Movie Recording at 320 fps
  • Easy web uploading of pictures on Facebook and YouTube

In early September, after announcing the highly acclaimed X-Pro1, Fujifilm has launched the X-E1, the brand’s second interchangeable lens camera. The major highlighted features of the X-E1 are that it comes in a portable form factor and has a fast auto focus speed. The Fujifilm X-E1 comes loaded with a 16 megapixel APS-C X-Trans CMOS Sensor with an OLED electronic viewfinder, a smaller body with built-in flash and the X mount for the Fujinon XF lens range.

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