According our ‘under-cover’ source there is new (shelter) Fujifilm FinePix megazoom camera out there. We are talking about the new Fujifilm FinePix S1600 camera, a 12.2 effective Megapixel bridge camera. Cameras like this suppose to be Fujifilm’s solution for the popular DSLR and system cameras and are more advanced than the average point-and-shoot camera but less technical than SLR cameras. The Fujifilm S1600 features manually adjustable controls but unlike the DSLR or (Micro Four Thirds) system cameras the camera has a single fixed lens. It makes the Fujifilm FinePix S1600 less all-round, but also less expensive. Availability and price will be updated soon.
Fujifilm will soon release a new series of FinePix cameras and adds a new JX-model to the existing assortment. Our source provided detailed information about the upcoming Fujifilm FinePix JX530 camera. The Fujifilm JX530 is packed with interesting features and is aimed at consumers who want to have a entry-level camera but without losing any quality. The core of the Fuji FinePix JX530 is a 14 Megapixel image sensor and a wide-angle 5x optical zoom lens. Its compact size makes you slip the JX530 camera into your pocket or bay and take it wherever you go. To bad the Fujifilm FinePix JX530 is not offering the effective Dual Image stabilization technique but instead only a digital version.
Apple introduces iPad, a revolutionary device for browsing the web, reading and sending email, enjoying photos, watching videos, listening to music, playing games, reading e-books and much more. Apple iPad’s responsive high-resolution Multi-Touch display lets users physically interact with applications and content. Apple iPad is just 0.5 inches thick and weighs just 1.5 pounds thinner and lighter than any laptop or netbook. Apple iPad includes 12 new innovative apps designed especially for the iPad, and will run almost all of the over 140,000 apps in the App Store. Apple iPad will be available in late March starting at the breakthrough price of just $499.
Panasonic introduces the new Lumix DMC-TS2, a successor to the first rugged digital camera designed for active outdoor use, the Lumix DMC-TS1. Featuring High Definition video recording capability, in the AVCHD Lite format, the new 14.1-megapixel Lumix TS2 further strengthens its toughness when compared to its predecessor and is waterproof to 33 feet (10m), shockproof to 10 feet (2m), freezeproof to 14° F (-10° C) and dustproof. With its enhanced toughness, The Panasonic Lumix TS2 features an airtight body protected against water immersion, dust and sand. The new model is waterproof to a depth of 33 feet and dustproof, which can be attributed to its rubber padding and reinforced glass and carbon inside the camera.
Panasonic announces the Lumix DMC-ZR3, a new fully featured digital camera complete with AVCHD Lite High Defintion (HD) video recording capabilities, a 25mm ultra-wide-angle Leica lens and a powerful 8x optical zoom - giving consumers a wide-range of shooting options, yet in a slim body that is small enough to fit in a pocket or small purse. New to the ZR-Series this year, Panasonic also introduces Intelligent Zoom, which extends the Lumix ZR3’s zoom to an impressive 10x. The Panasonic DMC-ZR3’s incredible 8x optical zoom is not found on many conventional point-and-shoot cameras, especially ones that are approximately 1-inch thick. With a powerful zoom, users will be thrilled with the close-up shots they are able to take.
Panasonic introduces the Lumix DMC-ZS7, the newest member of the super zoom ZS-Series digital cameras. Complete with its hallmark 25mm ultra-wide-angle Leica lens and a powerful 12x optical zoom (operable in video recording mode), this 12.1-megapixel powerhouse performer, also includes a new built-in GPS feature that embeds photos and videos with the latitude and longitude location details, a useful feature when using an online photo-sharing website. The Panasonic Lumix ZS7 is also the world’s smallest photo/video hybrid superzoom digital camera, which can also record High Definition (HD) video using the recording capability in AVCHD Lite, which includes a dedicated video record button and new to the ZS-Series is a manual shooting mode.
Panasonic introduces the new 14 megapixel Lumix DMC-FX66 to the slim and stylish FX series. The Panasonic image processing technology “Intelligent Resolution” is incorporated in the Venus Engine VI for FX66. By detecting the signals whether they are at edges of the subjects, they compose detailed texture or just a soft gradation first and give appropriate enhancement to the edges and textured areas respectively. Unlike the uniform enhancement of sharpness, it is possible to perform the optimum signal processing to give a whole image outstandingly natural clearness with fine details. This technology is integrated in iA mode making it possible to offer best automatic setting according to the scene.
Panasonic introduces the Lumix DMC-ZX3 camera featuring powerful zoom with a remarkably slim and compact body. Newly added is an AVCHD Lite movie recording function to make the versatile camera even truly “hybrid”. The new image processing technology “Intelligent Resolution” is incorporated in the Venus Engine HD II for ZX3. By detecting the signals whether they are at edges of the subjects, they compose detailed texture or just a soft gradation first and give appropriate enhancement to the edges and textured areas respectively. Unlike the uniform enhancement of sharpness, it is possible to perform the optimum signal processing to give a whole image outstandingly natural clearness with fine detail.