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Fujifilm FinePix JX280

Ilse Jurrien
Photokina report
Saturday 31st, July 2010
Posted by: Ilse Jurrien

Photokina 2010 Press - Fujifilm announces the introduction of the Fujifilm FinePix JX280 to join its ultra-compact J-Series family of digital cameras. The Fujifilm FinePix JX280 offers consumers a compact digital camera packed with the latest features, and provides them with the perfect fit for their pockets as well as their wallets. The Fujifilm FinePix JX280 employs a 14-Megapixel CCD, a 2.7” High-Resolution LCD and a Fujinon 5x wide angle (28mm-140mm) optical zoom lens. Encased in a high-grade metal body, the Fujifilm JX280 is not only well protected from bumps and scrapes, but gives a simple, yet elegant design appearance. The Fujifilm FinePix JX280 comes in black and is a slim 18.5mm1, easily fitting into any pocket or small purse.

Fujifilm FinePix JX280

Fujifilm FinePix JX280 compact camera
“With an overwhelming consumer response to the J-Series cameras we introduced earlier this year, we wanted to give our customers an even greater range of options when it comes to price point and feature set,” said David Troy, director of marketing, Consumer Digital Cameras, Electronic Imaging Division, Fujifilm North America Corporation. “With the Fujifilm JX280 digital camera, there is now another ultra-compact model that has great looks and features, all at a great price.”

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Record HD movies with the Fujifilm FinePix JX280
The Fujifilm JX280 offers stunning HD movies in 720p with sound and high quality stills at 1920 x 1080. Many consumers are happy to enjoy HD movies on their PC, but with the new HD Player (optional extra), which comes equipped with a remote control, families can gather around their home HDTV to enjoy amazingly detailed stills and high resolution movie playback.

Fujifilm FinePix JX280

Fujifilm JX280 incorporates Tracking Auto Focus
The new Fujifilm FinePix JX280 features Tracking Auto Focus which is perfect for when you need to take a picture of a moving subject and can’t keep your subject in the frame. Just switch Tracking Auto Focus on and it will track your subject and ensure that you achieve a crisp picture with you subject in the center of the frame in perfect focus.

Motion Panorama Mode on the Fujifilm FinePix JX280
Simply select Panorama mode and start shooting. Then, align the “+” symbol into the circle and the shutter will automatically release to seamlessly stitch the shots together in-camera. Perfect for landscape, large buildings or even party shots!

Fujifilm FinePix JX280

Fujifilm JX280 features Smile / Blink Detection
Photos are all too often spoiled by people blinking or grimacing. Smile Detection works with Fujifilm’s highly-acclaimed Face Detection technology to detect smiles on faces - it will not take a picture until it detects a smile, so you’re guaranteed happy shots! Another new feature is Blink Detection which warns you if you have captured an image with people blinking, so you can re-shoot if necessary. The Fujifilm FinePix JX280 will be available end of August 2010 at a retail price of $149.95.

Fujifilm FinePix JX280

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