Fujifilm’s compact, 6.


: Fujifilm’s compact, 6.3-megapixel FinePix F810 Zoom is now available inAustralia.


Featuring a 4th Generation Super CCD-HR sensor with 6.3 million effective pixels, which can deliver 12.3 million recorded pixels in images, the new model is expected to sell for around $799. The FinePix F810’s 4x optical zoom lens, which has a focal length equivalent to 32.5-130mm on a 35mm camera, is extended as soon as the camera is turned on, making the camera very responsive. A 6.3x digital zoom function is provided, along with manual exposure and focus controls, flash compensation and several JPEG compression settings. RAW image capture is also supported, as well as three continuous shooting modes. High-quality VGA movie clips can be captured at 30 frames/second with sound and approximately 9.8 minutes of video can be recorded on a 512 MB xD-Picture Card. Voice memos of up to 30 seconds can also be recorded. ISO settings range from 80 to 800 to accommodate a variety of lighting conditions and the F810 has a 2.1-inch wide-screen LCD monitor that allows images in 16:9 format to be captured and played back without stretching or distortion. Standard 4:3 images can also be selected on the LCD.
The FinePix F810 Zoom is supplied with a PictureCradle for easy downloading and recharging. A waterproof case for use at depths up to 40metres is also available as an optional accessory. Other features include PictBridge compatibility, low power consumption and menu support for six languages. The camera is supplied with a 16MB xD-Picture Card, lithium-ion battery, AC power adaptor, wrist strap, USB cable, PictureCradle and CD-Rom containing FinePix Viewer, ImageMixer VCD2 for FinePix and RAW File Converter. Full details can be found at www.fujifilm.com.au.