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Fujifilm FinePix JX250

Dennis Hissink
PMA 2018 Report
Friday 5th, February 2010
Posted by: Dennis Hissink

Fujifilm announces the introduction of its ultra-compact J-Series family of digital cameras. The new Fujifilm FinePix JX250 offers consumers the most complete choice and provides them with the perfect fit for their individual budget and feature set needs. The Fujifilm FinePix JX250 employs a 14-Megapixel CCD, a 2.7” High-Resolution LCD and a Fujinon 5x wide angle (28mm-140mm) optical zoom lens. The shell of the Fujifilm FinePix JX250 has been upgraded to a high-quality metal and its soft, curved edges give it a sculpted, sophisticated look. The Fujifilm FinePix JX250 has had its overall thickness reduced to a tiny 18.5mm. The Fujifilm JX250 will be available in black.

Fujifilm FinePix JX250

Capture HD movies with the Fujifilm FinePix JX250
Encased in a high-grade brushed metal body, the Fujifilm JX250 is not only well protected from bumps and scrapes, but give a simple, yet elegant design. The Fujifilm FinePix JX250 also has a new mode dial for additional convenience and functionality. The new Fujifilm JX250 offers stunning HD videos in 720p with sound and high quality stills at 1920 x 1080. Many consumers are happy to enjoy HD movies on their PC, but with the new HD Player (optional extra), which comes equipped with a remote control, families can gather around their home HDTV to enjoy amazingly detailed stills and high resolution movie playback.

Fujifilm FinePix JX250

Fujifilm FinePix JX250 budget digital camera
“With an overwhelming consumer response to the first generation of J-Series cameras, we wanted to give our customers an even greater range of options when it comes to price point and feature set,” said David Troy, marketing manager, Consumer Digital Cameras, Electronic Imaging Division, Fujifilm North America Corporation. “With the Fujifilm FinePix JX250, there is now an ultra-compact digital camera model at a very affordable price.”

Fujifilm FinePix JX250

Tracking Auto Focus on the Fujifilm JX250 camera
Previously featured on Fujifilm’s D-SLR styled FinePix S1500, the new FinePix JX250 camera features Tracking Auto Focus which is perfect for when you need to take a picture of a moving subject and can’t keep your subject in the frame. Just switch Tracking Auto Focus on and it will track your subject and ensure that you achieve a crisp picture with you subject in the center of the frame in perfect focus.

Fujifilm FinePix JX250 camera equipped with Smile & Blink Detection
Photos are all too often spoiled by people blinking or grimacing. Smile Detection works with Fujifilm’s highly-acclaimed Face Detection technology to detect smiles on faces: it will not take a picture until it detects a smile, so you’re guaranteed happy shots! Another new feature is Blink Detection which warns you if you have captured an image with people blinking, so you can re-shoot if necessary.

Fujifilm FinePix JX250

Fujifilm FinePix JX250 digital camera features
The Fujifilm FinePix JX250 also offers these additional features:
• Scene Recognition Auto (SR AUTO) (all models): This mode intelligently detects the scene type you are shooting and optimizes the camera’s focus, exposure and white balance, so whether you’re photographing flowers or a holiday landscape, you will get flawless photos at the press of a button.
• Digital Image Stabilization: Digital Image Stabilization reduces image blur automatically and offers creative adaptability and excellent picture quality.
• Face Detection and Automatic Red-eye Removal (all models): To provide perfectly exposed and focused portrait shots, each J-Series model is fitted with Fujifilm’s latest Face Detection technology which is able to track up to 10 faces simultaneously, at almost any angle to the camera. The system instantly corrects red-eye and then saves both the original and the corrected image file automatically.
• The Fujifilm JX250 will be available in April 2010 at a retail price of $159.95.

Fujifilm FinePix JX250

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