|Fuji FinePix S1 has been exhibited at CES 2014. Image: gadgets.ndtv.com|
There are many surprises in early 2014, you will be flooded with various types of digital cameras, like the Kodak have launched the Kodak S1, with a 65x superzoom lens.
Meanwhile, Fujifilm also unveiled Fujifilm FinePix S1. Although this camera does not have a zoom lens ranges like the Kodak S1, but Fujifilm S1 has another feature that will attract your attention.
Fujifilm FinePix S1 is a new high-end superzoom camera that claims the title of “world’s first weather resistant super zoom bridge camera. Wow
Featuring 70 water/dust seals, the S1 lens specs out at the 35mm equivalent of 24-1200mm (50X fuji zoom lens) expandable to 100x using Fuji’s 2x Intelligent Digital Zoom at an aperture range of f/2.8-5.6 and 16.4MP 1/2.3” CMOS sensor. It has 5-axis lens-shift image stabilization for sharper shots especially at the longer end of the focal range, and consists of 2 aspherical and 4 ED elements, 13 elements in 11 groups, for sharp image quality with minimal flare. You can use a 3-inch Vari-Angle 920K-dot LCD, a 0.2-inch 920K-dot EVF, 0.14 second AF, and a Time-Lapse mode.
|Fuji FinePix S1 can be controlled from your smartphone. Image: adorama.com|
This camera also has built-in WiFi for image sharing and remote shooting via the Fujifilm Camera Remote app. The Fujifilm FinePix S1 can be operated remotely via Wi-Fi and smartphone or tablet. Your photos can be easily transferred from the camera to your smartphone, tablet and other mobile device or computer.
The FilePix S1 is resistant (not proof) against rain and dust, making it more versatile than other typical superzoom camera. It could be said FinePix S1 included in group of prosumer cameras which is ideal for a wide range of photographic needs.
Fujifilm FinePix S1 key features:
- 16.4MP 1/2.3” CMOS sensor
- 50x image stabilized optical zoom lens (24-1200mm)
- Super Macro mode 1cm
- 5-axial Image stabilization
- AF speed of 0.14sec
- Shooting interval of approximately 0.65 seconds
- Maximum continuous shooting speed of approximately 10.0fps
- Start-up time of approximately 0.68 seconds
- 920K dot EVF
- Vari-angle LCD screen
- Time Lapse Interval Shooting function (up to every 10 minutes for 6 hours maximum)
- Full HD movie capture
- 10 Artistic Advanced Filters
- Dust and weather-resistant bridge camera
- WiFi connectivity
Fujifilm FinePix S1 has its nearest rival, also from Japan, the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS. The FinePix S1 is not the first 50x optical zoom camera, but with a dust and water resistant features will definitely fit if you use for a vacation to beautiful places such as Bali, National Park in Africa or anywhere else. FinePix S1 also certainly fit for a family occasion and support your business and social activities.