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    What are the features and price of the Fujifilm X100S camera?

    Go through this thread and get the answers to various questions regarding the Fujifilm X100S camera i.e the features of the Fujifilm X100S camera. Why should one buy the Fujifilm X100S camera? What is the price of this camera and much more.

    What are the features of the Fujifilm X100S camera? Why should I go for it? What is the price of the camera? Is the price good enough for the features Fujifilm X100S camera has?
  • #2583
    Fujifilm FinePix X 100S is the successor of one of the most popular cameras from Fuji FinePix X 100. It comes with the capability of 16.3 million pixels. The camera has APS-C X-Trans CMOS II sensor. The processor for this camera is EXR Processor 2. There is a hybrid viewfinder provided in X100S. The camera can boast of features like higher resolutions, lower noise and higher shooting speeds. It has the powerful Fujinon 23mm F2 lens.

    The hybrid viewfinder of the camera is a combination of both an optical and an electronic viewfinder. When you focus the camera manually, you can see a split image of the object. There will be a dual image to be seen on the left and right of manual focusing. Of course, this new feature in FinePix X100S is just a carry forward of the feature, which used to be there in the old conventional cameras. The only difference is that now this feature is provided in the digital camera. There is an intelligent hybrid Autofocus with AF speed of 0.08 sec. This is said to be one of the fastest in the world in the camera of this category. The camera takes a start-up time of 0.5 sec. There is shutter time lag of 0.01 sec. Another feature of this camera is burst shooting mode. You can shoot at the rate of up to 6 frames per second at full resolution. Of course, there is a limit up to 31 frames. The shooting interval time in this camera is 0.5 seconds.

    Fujifilm FinePix X 100S provides a very high contrast ratio. It has a wide viewing angle. The display size is 2.8 inches with Premium Clear LCD (460K dots) display. You are provided with a super intelligent flash in this camera. This camera also provides a Focus peak highlight function. There is provision of full HD video recording @60fps or 30fps.

    The price of Fujifilm FinePix X 100S is Rs.74,999. Since the camera is released recently, it has not yet been listed at online sellers.

    You wanted know why you should buy this camera. Just remember the suffix 'S' added to the predecessor of this camera. If I say that 'S' stands for simplicity of its functions, specifications of the camera, shutter speed, stunning pictures and the satisfaction it offers to its buyers, then you can take it my justification for buying this camera.

    The pros for the camera are many as stated above. But there are some cons too. The camera lacks stabilization. It could have designed better than its predecessor. There is no perfect precision in handing digital split image mode. Video could have been more practical. Last but not the least, the battery life is quite low. Its endurance is only up to 250 shots.

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  • #2612
    Features of Fujifilm X100S camera:
    • 12 megapixel APS-C sized CMOS sensor
    • Fixed 23mm F2 lens
    • 2.8" LCD screen, 4:3 aspect ratio, 460,000 dots
    • Hybrid optical / electronic viewfinder
    • OVF with 0.5x magnification, projected frame lines indicate approx 90% of field of view
    • EVF with ca 0.5x magnification, 1,440,000 dots
    • Traditional-style control dials for shutter speed, aperture and exposure compensation
    • ISO 100 (L), 200-6400, 12800 (H)
    • Flash hot shoe and built-in flash
    • Built-in neutral density filter
    • 1280x720 HD movie recording with stereo sound

    The price of the Fujifilm X100S camera is Rs. 68, 999 in the Naaptol website. It is the best price when compared to other websites deal.

  • #2615
    Fujifilm X100S is a real enthusiast digital camera with following features and specifications:

    1. CMOS sensor with primary color filter (23.6mm×15.8mm).

    2. 12.3 MP of effective resolution.

    3. Internal memory of around 20 MB.

    4. JPEG (Exif Ver 2.3 *2) and RAW image file format.

    5. Fujinon Single focal length lens.

    6. f=23mm, equivalent to 35mm on a 35mm camera focal length.

    7. F2 - F16 1/3EV step appenture.

    8. 80cm / 2.6 ft. to infinity focal distance (from lens surface).

    9. Sensitivity equivalent to ISO 200 - 6400.

    10. TTL 256-zones metering and Multi / Spot / Average exposure control.

    11. Programmed AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual exposure and Shutter priority AE aperture modes.

    12. 1/4 sec. to 1/4000* sec (P Mode) and 30 sec. to 1/4000* sec of shuttle speed (other modes).

    13. 2.8-inch TFT color LCD monitor with a resolution of 460000 Dots.

    14. Movie recording @ 1280 x 720 pixels (24 fps frame rate).

    15. Its top accessories include Li-ion battery NP-95, Battery charger BC-65N, Shoulder strap, USB cable for the FinePix X100, Lens cap, Metal strap clip, Protective cover, Clip attaching tool, CD-ROM (Viewer software and RAW File Converter) and an owner's manual. Other accessories include Leather case LC-X100, Lens hood LH-X100, Adapter ring AR-X100 and Shoe mount flash EF-20 (also EF-42).

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