FUJIFILM launches X-S1 Superzoom at Photofair 2012
shaida | 06 Jan 2012

The first FUJIFILM digital camera to have a port for an external microphone.

FUJIFILM INDIA Pvt. Ltd. - the wholly owned subsidiary of FUJIFILM Holding Corporation, Japan, is proud to announce the latest addition to its X-series digital cameras, FUJIFILM X-S1 in Indian market. The company will showcase X-S1, the premium long zoom camera, at the Photofair 2012, in Mumbai.

As one step ahead of X10, in X-S1 FUJIFILM combines the large 12MP 2/3-inch EXR-CMOS sensor of the Fujifilm X10 with a newly developed FUJINON 26x optical precision zoom lens to produce sharp, high-quality images. Optically, the lens comprises of 17 glass elements, which includes four aspherical elements and two ED lenses, to deliver images with superb edge-to-edge sharpness and amazing clarity. It also ideally suits to capturing subjects close up. By selecting Super Macro Mode, users can focus as close as 1cm for frame-filling close-up images. Furthermore, the lens' aperture is made up of nine blades for excellent "bokeh" effect photography.

Introducing the third model in the X-Series of premium cameras, the FUJIFILM X-S1, that continues the X-Series tradition of setting new standards in quality and performance. The Fujifilm X-S1 also takes high-quality movies. It captures Full 1080p High Definition (1920 x 1080 pixels) video with stereo sound at 30 frames-per-second, which is saved in the H.264 format.

“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.  At FUJIFILM we always put efforts to bring more and more quality products to our customers. 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.” said Mr. A. Rajkumar, Country General Manager (DSC), FUJIFILM India.