FujiFilm brings three new compact long-zoom digital cameras, the FinePix F770EXR with GPS (aka F770EXR), F750EXR and F660EXR (aka F665EXR). All three models are equipped with a newly improved 1/2″ 16 MegaPixel EXR-CMOS sensor for superior performance in low light situation. Other the camera maker’s other EXR cameras, these compact long-zoom shooter feature the EXR Auto mode with Motion Detection to ensure subjects is captured clearly in low light condition. There are, of course, EXR HR (High Resolution), EXR DR (Dynamic Range), EXR SN (Signal to Noise) priority modes for you to choose from, in case you don’t want the camera to made the choice for you.
The F770EXR and F750EXR both sport a FUJINON 20x 25mm wide angle long zoom lens and a 3-inch 460K resolution LCD display, while the F660EXR gets a FUJINON 15x 24mm wide angle lens and a 3-inch LCD screen. All of them offer Super Macro Mode that allow sharp focusing down to 5cm delivering the most detail possible, and feature Intelligent Image Stabilization system for further improved image quality with reduced blurring and noise in still pictures and even when shooting movies at the full optical zoom or in very low-light.
These cameras include the Pro Focus Mode which is created by using Fujifilm’s Multi-Frame Technology. A burst of two or three frames is taken and by taking the distance information off, the main subject is crisply matted against a defocused foreground and background. There is also the Pro Low-light Mode that will take a burst of four high sensitivity images using Pixel Fusion Technology in quick succession. Then the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th images are overlapped to create one image with extremely low noise, by using the Multi-Frame technology.
The F770EXR and F750EXR offers auto focus speeds as fast as 0.16seconds and high speed shooting capability at up to 8fps at full resolution. Other features include ISO up to 12800, P, A, S, M exposure modes, Face Detection, Face Recognition, Tracking Auto Focus, Super Intelligent Flash. The F770EXR with GPS also provides GPS capability and comes with Landmark Navigator to automatically locate places of interest from its on-board database and display points on the camera’s LCD screen, showing relative position and distance from your current location. It also does RAW shooting.
FujiFilm’s FinePix F770EXR with GPS (in black and red) and FinePix F750EXR (in black, red and white) will be released in March in the US for $379.95 and $349.95, respectively, while the FinePix F660EXR for $279.95 in black, also in March.