Fujifilm Canada introduces X-S1 Long Zoom Camera

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Nov. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ – Fujifilm Canada is proud to announce a new addition to its X-Series digital camera lineup, the Fujifilm X-S1 premium long zoom camera, combining the large 12MP 2/3-inch EXR-CMOS sensor of the Fujifilm X10 with a newly developed FUJINON 26x optical precision zoom lens to produce sharp, high-quality images. Built in Japan to exact standards, the Fujifilm X-S1 represents a new breed of bridge cameras, with a high quality look and feel with metal dials, a rubberized coating and superior handling characteristics that will appeal to the discerning photo enthusiast.

“The X Series is a prime focus for Fujifilm and the X-S1 is a perfect example of our visionary direction.  With its amazing zoom capabilities, incomparable image quality and DSLR looks, the X-S1 expands our X Series innovation into the bridge camera arena,” says Greg Poole, Vice President Sales & Marketing, Imaging Products at Fujifilm Canada.  “Eliminating the need for multiple lenses, combined with a large 2/3-inch EXR-CMOS sensor, the X-S1 makes the perfect choice for photographers who want equipment that travels with no boundaries and limitless potential.”

Fujifilm X-S1 key features:

  • High quality Fujinon 26x optical precision zoom covering 24-624mm (35mm equivalent) with Intelligent Digital Zoom boosting focal range up to 1248mm
  • Large 2/3-inch 12 MP EXR CMOS sensor
  • Superb build quality and finish with rubberized coating and metal dials
  • Up to 10 frames-per-second continuous shooting
  • Large EVF with 1.4 million pixel resolution and 26 degree viewing angle
  • Tiltable 3-inch 460,000 pixel resolution LCD screen with Daylight mode
  • Full 1080p HD video with stereo sound
  • PSAM modes
  • Raw and jpeg shooting
  • Film simulation modes
  • Macro focusing as close as 1cm
  • Lithium Ion rechargeable battery providing up to 500 shots per charge
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 360° Motion Panorama mode
  • 2 Year Canadian Warranty

The Fujifilm X-S1 will be available February 2012 in Black with a suggested MSRP of $CDN799. For more information visit http://www.fujifilm.ca/products/digital_cameras/x/fujifilm_x_s1/index.html

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