Fujifilm will announce the latest addition to its X-series digital cameras, the Fujifilm X-S1 for the Indian market. The company will showcase X-S1, the premium long zoom camera, at the Photofair 2012, in Mumbai. Fujifilm claims that the X-S1 combines the large 12MP 2/3-inch EXR-CMOS sensor of the Fujifilm X10 with a newly developed FUJINON 26x optical precision zoom lens, which helps to produce sharp, high-quality images. The lens comprises of 17 glass elements, which includes four aspherical elements and two ED lenses. This lens also allows one to capture subjects in close-up. By selecting Super Macro Mode, users can focus on, as close as 1cm for frame-filling close-up images. The brand states that the lens' aperture is made up of nine blades for excellent “bokeh” effect photography.
Coming soon on Indian shores
Speaking on the X-S1, Mr. A. Rajkumar, Country General Manager (DSC), Fujifilm, India said, “We are very please to launch our new product X-S1 which is a perfect example of our visionary direction. The features like amazing zoom capabilities, incomparable image quality and DSLR looks in X-S1 expands our X series innovation into the bridge camera arena. With X-S1 you won’t miss any action uncaptured, as the High Speed Continuous Shooting Function is capable of capturing action at almost 7fps at full 12 megapixel resolution or shoot at 10fps at 6 megapixel resolution for 8 continuous frames.”
This is the third model in the X-Series of cameras. The Fujifilm X-S1 also takes high-quality movies and it captures Full 1080p high definition video with stereo sound at 30 frames-per-second, which is saved in the H.264 format. This camera will be available in India during the first quarter of 2012 and will sell for approximately Rs. 45,000. For more information on the Fujifilm X-S1, click here.
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