Fujifilm has announced several new fixed lens compacts including the FinePix S9900W, S9800 and the rugged XP80. The company also unveiled the XQ2 premium compact camera and the the X-A2, a minor update to the X-A1. The S9900W and S9800 both offer 16MP 1/2.3" CMOS sensors, 24-1200mm equivalent zoom lenses and 5-axis image stabilization, though only the S9900W offers built-in Wi-Fi.
Fujifilm FinePix S9900W/S9800 key features
- 50x optical zoom (24-1200mm)
- 16.2 megapixel 1/2.3-inch BSI CMOS sensor
- ISO sensitivity up to 12,800
- Continuous shooting at up to 10 fps
- 5-Axis Image Stabilization on movie shooting
- Full HD movie capture (1920 x 1080, 60i)
- 920k-dot Electronic Viewfinder
- 11 Advanced Filter effects
- Motion Panorama 360°
- High Dynamic Range capture
- AA battery power (approx. 300 images per set)
- Wireless connectivity with smartphones and tablets (S9900W only)
The XP80 dives deeper than its XP70 predecessor, improving on its 10m/33ft maximum depth up to 15m/50ft. It also provides a 16MP sensor, built-in Wi-Fi and a 28-140mm equivalent stabilized zoom lens.
FinePix XP80 key features
- Waterproof to 50ft/15m, Shockproof to 5.8ft/1.75m, Freezeproof to 14°F/-10°C and Dustproof
- 16.4 megapixel 1/2.3" inch BSI CMOS sensor
- 5x optical zoom with 28mm wide-angle setting
- Wireless connectivity with smartphones and tablets
- Full HD movie capture
- Action Camera mode
- Optical Image Stabilization
- 11 Advanced Filters
- High Dynamic Range (HDR) capture
- Motion Panorama 360°
The Fujifilm FinePix S9900W/S9800 will be available in March for $349.95 and $329.95 respectively. The Fujifilm FinePix XP80 will also be available in March and will cost $229.95.
The X-A2 offers a 175-degree tilting LCD that flips upward for easier self-portrait capture. Like its predecessor the X-A2 provides a 16MP APS-C CMOS Bayer-pattern sensor, unlike its unconventional X-Trans siblings. The X-A2 features a 3" 920k-dot LCD, Wi-Fi, and Fujifilm's new Classic Chrome film simulation mode.
Shipping with a newly announced XC 16-50mm II F3.5-5.6 OIS lens, the X-A2 will sell for $549.95 starting in February.
The XQ2 premium compact camera is the same as the XQ1, save for the addition of the Classic Chrome film simulation mode. As with its predecessor, the XQ2 features a 12 megapixel 2/3" X-Trans CMOS sensor, 25-100mm equiv. F1.8-4.9 lens, 1080/60p video, and built-in Wi-Fi. The XQ2 also has a customizable control ring around the lens for quickly adjusting your favorite settings.
It will be available in black, silver, and white in February for $399.95.
FUJIFILM XQ2 key features
- Ultra-pocketable X-series premium compact size
- 12 megapixel 2/3inch X-Trans CMOS II sensor
- Original colour filter array to control moir? and false colour without an optical low pass filter
- EXR Processor II
- F1.8-F4.9 4x optical zoom lens (equivalent to 25-100mm in 35mm format)
- 4x intelligent digital zoom (16X combined with optical zoom)
- Lens Modulation Optimiser for improved image quality
- Wireless transfer of images using FUJIFILM Camera Application app
- 3-inch 920K-dot premium LCD with 85°vertical and horizontal viewing angle
- In-camera RAW converter
- ISO100 - 12800
- Built-in Super Intelligent Flash
- Nine Film Simulation modes: PROVIA, Velvia, ASTIA, CLASSIC CHROME, MONOCHROME, Ye filter, R filter and G filter, and Sepia
- Eight Advanced Filter effects: Toy Camera, Miniature, Dynamic Tone, Pop Colour, Soft Focus, High Key, Low Key, and Partial Colour
- Full HD Movie mode