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Fujifilm Finepix S2000HD with 15x Wide Angle Zoom


Fuji Finepix S2000HD digital camera

August 12, 2008

Fujifilm Canada Inc. today announced the introduction of the FinePix S2000HD – the first Fujifilm model to offer high definition (HD) movie recording and output capability.

The FinePix S2000HD is a compact and lightweight DSLR-style digital camera with 10 Megapixels and a 15x wide angle optical zoom lens.

HD Shooting Capability

As well as capturing true HD movies (at 1280 x 720 pixels) and wide screen stills (at 1920 x 1080 pixels), the FinePix S2000HD will display ultra-clear, high-definition photographs and movies on any HDTV.

 

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The HD-S2 Accessory Kit (optional) contains the output cable and the remote controller, necessary for viewing high definition movies and stills from the comfort of your living room

15x Wide Angle Optical Zoom

Despite its compact size, the FinePix S2000HD also boasts an amazing 15x wide angle, optical zoom covering an incredibly versatile 28 to 414mm (35mm equivalent) range from true wide angle to ultra telephoto. From full landscapes, interiors and large group shots to distant sports or wildlife action, the S2000HD is ready for every photographic challenge thrown at it.

Fuji Finepix S2000HD back view

Dual Image Stabilization

The FinePix S2000HD's Dual Image Stabilization combines a mechanically stabilized CCD sensor with high ISO sensitivities, up to ISO6400 (ISO1600 at full resolution) for total anti-blur protection. The combination of these technologies reduces the blurring effect of both hand-shake and subject movement even further to provide sharp, clean and clear results even at the longest zoom settings or in the most challenging lighting conditions.

Fast Continuous Shooting

To make capturing the perfect moment even easier, the FinePix S2000HD boasts the ability to shoot continuously at up to 13.5 frames per second for 33 frames (3MP mode) – ideal for shooting fast moving kids, sports or wildlife action. An enhanced playback mode allows users to show a high speed preview of images captured in continuous shooting and for easier and faster searching through large collections of images.

Face Detection Technology

Fujifilm’s face detection technology identifies and prioritizes up to 10 faces in a frame and then adjusts the focus and exposure accordingly to ensure the sharpness and clarity of faces in the picture, regardless of background. After the shot is captured the automatic red-eye removal feature instantly checks each detected face for red-eye and if found, corrects it in the camera automatically. This saves the time-consuming process of fixing it in a PC after the image is downloaded.

Advanced Zoom Features

The FinePix S2000HD features Instant Zoom to help capture moving subjects at high-zoom settings with a selectable frame within the LCD screen to track and select your subjects. Zoom Bracketing is another useful function that enables three shots to be taken at the single press of the shutter button, at varying degrees of high-zoom magnification (original, 1.4x and 2.0 x). This feature eliminates having to go back to your computer to crop your images later.

Other features:

  • 10 megapixel CCD sensor and RP Processor: High-resolution capture and Fujifilm’s unrivalled image processing for richly-detailed, vibrant results, natural colours and picture-perfect skin tones.

  • High resolution LCD and Electronic Viewfinder: Users can choose to frame shots using the high-quality electronic viewfinder or the large, bright 2.7" LCD screen. Both offer high resolution and fast frame rate with 60 fps.

  • Natural Light & with Flash Mode: In this selectable mode, the FinePix S2000HD quickly shoots two images in rapid succession – one with the flash and one without in natural light – and saves both. This convenient function lets users perform a comparison at their convenience and select the most pleasing image.

  • Manual controls: Programmed AE, Shutter Priority AE, Manual mode with extensive metering and focus options for the more advanced user.

  • Thirteen pre-programmed scene modes: The FinePix S2000HD features 13 pre-programmed scene modes that offer a one-touch setting for almost any situation, including: portrait, landscape, sport, night, fireworks, sunset, snow, beach, museum, party, flower, text, auction.

  • SD/SD-HC slot: The FinePix S2000HD features SD slot which accepts SD and SD-HC cards.

  • Operates on 4xAA batteries: The ultimate in convenience and accessibility


  • Availability & Pricing

    The FinePix S2000HD will be available from September 2008 at an MSRP of CDN$299.99


    Fuji Finepix S2000HD top view


    Fuji FinePix S2000HD Digital Camera Specifications


    Specifications
    Fuji S2000HD
    Number of Effective Pixels 10 Million Pixels
    CCD Sensor

    1/ 2.3-inch CCD

    Image File Size

    Still image: 3,648 x 2,736 / 3,648 x 2,432 (3:2) / 2,592 x 1,944 / 2,048 x 1,536 / 1,600 x 1,200 / 640 x 480 pixels

    Movie: 1,280 x 720 (720pHD), 320 x 740, 640 x 480

    File Format
    Still image : JPEG (Exif Ver.2.2)
    Movie : AVI (Motion JPEG ) with sound
    (Design rule for Camera File system compliant / DPOF-compatible)
    Storage Media

    Internal memory (approx. 55MB) / SD memory card / SDHC memory card

    Lens

    Fujinon 15 X Optical zoom lens, F3.5(Wide) - F5.4(Telephoto)

    Lens Focal Length

    f=5.0mm - 75.0mm, Equivalent to 27.6 - 414 mm on a 35mm camera

    Focusing
    Auto Focus (Area, Multi, Center) / Continuous AF / Manual Focus
    AF assist illuminator available
    Focus Distance

    Normal: Wide Angle: Approx. 0.7 m / 2.3 ft. to infinity; Telephoto: Approx. 2.5 m / 8.2 ft. to infinity
    Macro: Wide Angle: Approx. 10 cm to 1 m; Telephoto: Approx. 70 cm to 3.5 m
    Super Macro: Approx. 1 cm to 30 cm

    Aperture

    Wide: F3.5/7.0, Telephoto: F5.4 / 7.0

    Viewfinder
    0.2-inch, approx. 200,000 dots. Colour LCD monitor, approx. 97% coverage, 60 fps
    Metering

    TTL 256-zones metering

    Exposure Control

    Aperture Priority AE, Shutter Priority AE, Manual

    Sensitivity
    Auto / Auto(1600) / Auto(800) / Auto(400) / Equivalent to ISO 100/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400 (Standard Output Sensitivity)
    ISO 3200/6400: Number of recorded pixels: 5M pixels or lower
    Shutter Speeds

    (Auto mode) 1/4 sec. to 1/1000 sec. (All other modes) 4 sec. to 1/1000 sec.

    White Balance

    AUTO
    Preset (Fine, Shade, Fluorescent light (Daylight), Fluorescent light (Warm White), Fluorescent light (Cool White), Incandescent light), Custom

    Flash

    Auto flash

    Flash Range

    Effective range: (ISO 800): Normal: Wide Angle: Approx. 0.5 m to 6.4 m

    Telephoto angle: Approx. 0.5 m to 4.1 m

    Macro: Approx. 0.7 m to 3.0 m

    Flash Modes

    Red-eye removal OFF: Auto, Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Slow Synchro

    Red-eye removal ON: Red-eye Reduction Auto, Red-eye Reduction & Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Red-eye Reduction & Slow Synchro

    LCD Monitor

    2.7 inches, 230,000 pixels, Coverage Approx. 97%
    Amorphous silicon TFT colour LCD monitor (WV type). 60 fps

    Video Output

    NTSC / PAL selectable
    HD Output

    Interface

    USB High-speed

    Power Source
    4xAA type alkaline batteries (included), Ni-MH rechargeable batteries (optional) or Lithium batteries (optional)
    DC Coupler CP-04 with AC power adapter AC-5VX (optional)
    Other Functions
     
    Digital Zoom

    Approx 5.7 X (max.)

    Shooting Modes

    Mode Dial: Auto, PS (Anti-Blur), Natural Light, Natural Light & with Flash, Zoom Bracketing, SP, P, S, M, Movie, CUSTOM

    SP: Portrait, Landscape, Sport, Night, Beach, Snow, Fireworks, Sunset, Flower, Party, Museum, Text, Auction, Custom

    Continuous Shooting: 
    Top-3 (max 1.1 frames/sec.)
    Long-period (max. 0.5 frames/sec.)
    Top-33, High speed (max 6.8 frames/sec., 5M pixels)
    Top-33, Ultra High speed (max 13.5 frames/sec., 3M pixels)

    Movie Recording

    1280 x 720 pixels (HD) / 640 x 480 / 320 x 240 pixels, 30 frames/sec.
    With monaural sound, with electronic image stabilization
    * Zoom function can be selectable optical zoom during movie recording.

    Playback

    Face Detection, Slide show, Scrapbook view slideshow, Trimming, Single frame, Multi-frame playback (with Micro Thumbnail), Sorting by date, Image rotate, Voice Memo, Histograms (highlight warning)

    Camera Weight

    Approx. 386 g (excluding accessories, batteries and memory card)

    Dimensions

    110.0 (W) × 78.9 (H) × 75.7 (D) mm / 4.3 (W) x 3.1 (H) x 3.0 (D) in. (excluding accessories and attachments)

    Self Timer
    Approx. 10 sec. / 2 sec. delay
    Photography Functions

    ZOOM Bracketing, Instant ZOOM Bracketing, Face Detection (with Red-eye removal), High speed shooting, Best framing, Post shot assist windows, Frame No. memory, Histograms, HD Framing Guide




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