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The FinePix S1 announcement is google cached. Check it out here… and thanks to the FR-reader who spotted it.
Vast zoom range from 24mm** wide-angle to 1200mm** super-telephoto offers the advanced features and flexibility of a DSLR without the weight and hassle of interchangeable lenses. 3.0-stop*** image stabilization to reduce blurring and produce excellent results from wide angle to telephoto. Weather Resistant
The world's first weather resistant (water resistant and dust resistant ) structure in its class*. The lens-body integrated design and sealing on approx. 70 areas are designed to allow field photography without typical worries about the weather, season or general shooting environment. FUJINON 50x Optical Zoom (24mm – 1200mm)** & Super Macro
Vast zoom range from 24mm** wide-angle to 1200mm** super-telephoto offers the advanced features and flexibility of a DSLR without the weight and hassle of interchangeable lenses. 3.0-stop*** image stabilization to reduce blurring and produce excellent results from wide angle to telephoto.
A: DSLR with long zoom lens B: FinePix S1
Wide Zoom Macro
100x Intelligent Digital Zoom
Fujifilm's super resolution technology offers an incredible 100x Intelligent Digital Zoom. Newly developed image processing software produces excellent quality results throughout the whole image, right to the edges of the frame. Distant subjects are captured in crisp detail even when at the full zoom.
50x Optical Zoom(1200mm**)
100x Intelligent Digital Zoom(2400mm**)
The newly developed FUJINON optical 50x zoom lens (24mm – 1200mm)** incorporates a combination of aspherical lenses and ED lens. It provides a bright aperture rating of F2.8 – F5.6 with 13 elements in 11 groups. The lens effectively combines aspherical and ED elements for reduced aberration and superior image quality. With Super-Macro Mode capturing subjects as close as 1cm from the lens, the FinePix S1 seamlessly covers an enormous focal range with no need to ever change lenses. Lens shift image stabilization ensures that even hand-held shots are free from blur.
Stunning high resolution images can be achieved from the center of the frame to the edges when telephoto shooting. The newly developed processor ensures low noise levels in high sensitivity shooting at night. From the wide-angle to the telephoto end of the lens, you can produce high quality images with superb detail — you'll capture everything from the small leaves on trees to actual human hairs.
Movie Functions New FULL HD Movie (1080p / 60 fps)
Movie scene recognition ensures that settings are optimized according to your subject. Full HD Movie shares your memories with family on the big screen, using the mini HDMI connector. The newly developed image processor uses special technology which compares and combines several frames to produce enhanced noise reduction in the movie.
A newly-developed 5-Axis Image Stabilization function has been installed to reduce camera shake when shooting movies. 2-Axis Optical Image Stabilization (Pitch, Yaw) and 3-Axis Electronic Image Stabilization (Roll, Vertical shift, Horizontal shift) will be employed when shooting at the 50x and shooting moving subjects.
Excellent AF performance with improved speed and precision
Speed and precision of focus during movie shooting is faster and more accurate. And the new AF follow-up function enables the user to keep moving subjects in focus.
Wind noise is reduced during movie shooting with the wind noise reduction setting.
H.264 High Profile
The FinePix S1 realizes H.264 format incorporating both high quality image and small data size
One Touch Movie Recording Button
A one-touch Movie Recording Button enables you to capture all the action in full HD.
High Speed Movie
Sometimes things happen too fast for you to see them properly with your own eyes. The FinePix S1 can freeze the action at up to an amazing 480 fps! So you can see every single minute detail and watch things happening step by step in slow motion.
* High Speed Movie can be recorded at the following speeds and sizes : 480 fps (240 x 180 pixels), 240 fps (320 x 240 pixels), 120 fps (640 x 480 pixels).
imply connect any HDMI cable available in the market to the HDTV and enjoy the full impact of high resolution images and movies.
* Direct connection from the HDMI Miniport (camera).