Fujifilm today announced another camera model in its S-series lineup in India, named as FinePix SL300 Bridge camera. The USP is its 30x optical zoom with a focal range of 24-720mm due to which it can used as a low budget DSLR alternative. If you don’t want to spend big bucks on a DSLR then this kind of camera is a perfect fit for you, it can also record 720p videos at 30 fps, check out the full features and specs after the break.
Fujifilm FinePix SL300 Features:
Check out the full Press Release:
New Delhi, July, 2012: Eyes never miss a chance to seep in the beauty, though your camera does at times. You might relate to a situation when you wanted to capture a view at a distance, but your camera didn’t facilitate you with a super zoom quality. But, now you can capture objects and scenic beauty magnificently with FUJIFILM’snew FinePix SL300, a cool, trendy high-powered premium bridge camera that offersa 30x optical zoom.
Following the tradition of FUJIFILM’s popular S-series cameras, FinePix SL 300 offers similar image quality and versatility to that of a DSLR combined with the convenience and portability of a compact camera. It is a proper bridge camera that a keen photographer can use instead of a DSLR kit. The chic look of SL300 makes it a perfect pick for theyoung brigade.
FinePixSL300 features a 14 megapixel CCD sensor with sensor-shift image stabilization, a 30x optical zoom with a focal range of 24-720mm, 720p HD video at 30fps, a bright 3 inch 460k dot LCD screen, faster start-up, improved auto-focus speed and an upgraded response time.
The highlight of the new FinePix SL300 is the Fujinon optical zoom lenses, which offer a high-quality 30x optical zoom. The extended zoom range makes the SL300 ideal for travelers looking to record their adventures; sports fans keen to capture their teams on camera or any photographer looking for a step-up from their current compact camera.
With a close-focus distance of 2cm, users can also capture precise close-up details whereas the normal macro mode can close in to around 7cm. The zoom lens offers smooth zooming and precise framing of scenes, and with the addition of a zoom lever on the barrel of the lens, photographers are able to zoom in and out without taking their hands away from the camera – guaranteeing that they’ll never miss the desired shot.
“FinePixSL300 is afast responsive camera in FUJIFILM’s extensive bridge camera range, with a faster start-up time and snappy auto-focus speed. With the newly incorporated lithium-ion battery, FinePix SL300offers convenience with longevity, which is one of the important features that youngsters look for,” said Mr. K Tanaka, Managing Director, FUJIFILM India.
For professional lighting capabilities and reaching out far objects, the SL300 has a powerful internal flash and a hot-shoe for connecting with separate external flash.
“FinePix SL300 has been designed with a rubberized coating to make it comfortable for extended shooting sessions. In terms of style and features, the Fujifilm FinePix SL300 is ideal for both the photographers who have experience of a DSLR and those who want to experience everything a DSLR can do for them without the added cost or weight,”said Mr. Rohit Pandit, Executive Vice President (DSC), FUJIFILM India.
Price: Rs. 19,499
Availability: All leading stores across India
Warranty: 2 years
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