Fujifilm India has launched the FinePix SL1000 super zoom camera in the country, for Rs. 29,999. Featuring a 50x f/3.4 215.00mm zoom lens, the Fujifilm SL1000 can shoot from a 1cm super-macro to a 1200mm extreme telephoto. It features a 16MP 1/2.3-inch BSI-CMOS sensor.
The ‘super long 50x zoom’ capabilities of the FinePix SL1000’s lens are coupled with powerful optical image stabilization to minimize blurring at longer zoom lengths. The digital zoom onboard effectively doubles zoom to 100x, at 2400mm.
The Fujifilm FinePix SL1000 has an ISO sensitivity 12800, and a relatively fast aperture of f/2.9 (wide) to f/6.5 (telephoto). Fujifilm claims an autofocus speed up to 0.2 seconds, with a 10fps full-resolution continuous shooting mode. Images can be captured in RAW, JPEG, and RAW JPEG, apart from MPO 3D still images.
The SL1000 can shoot video in 1080i ‘Full HD’ at 60 fps with stereo sound. The SL1000 also features a 3-inch 920k-dot 180˚ tilting LCD monitor, and a 0.2-inch 920k dot viewfinder. It weighs in at 659 grams including battery (Li-ion battery NP-85) and SD card. Refer to Fujifilm India's SL1000 specifications page for more details.
“We are extremely proud to bring the best of the long zoom camera segment- SL1000 which is enriched with versatile functionalities and will be desired by those photographers who do not want the lens-changing capability of a DSLR, but are still keen on having total control over their images. It’s powerful zooming capacity is certain to attract people with an eye for detail,” said Mr. Rohit Pandit, EVP – Sales & Marketing, Fujifilm India.