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Fujifilm launches new WiFi-enabled, shock-resistant, waterproof camera for just $699.95

Fujifilm launches new WiFi-enabled, shock-resistant, waterproof camera for just $699.95

Fujifilm launches new WiFi-enabled, shock-resistant, waterproof camera for just $699.95

Fujifilm’s latest camera is hogging the limelight across the world. There is no denying the fact that the latest camera from the Japanese tech giant will be loved the most who love outdoor shooting at its best.

The company’s newest camera FinePix XP90 seems unbelievably strong and futuristic for the uninitiated. The FinePix XP90 is not just wifi enabled, it is also shock-resistant and waterproof up to a depth of 15 metres. Fujifilm’s latest new models serve as a reminder that while smartphone imaging capabilities may have come on in technological leaps and bounds in recent years, in some situations, a real camera still takes some beating.

So the people who have been going outdoor for shooting, particularly in inhospitable terrains will love the product. Fujifilm’s FinePix XP90 is shock-resistant and waterproof up to a depth of 15 metres. It will also keep working at temperatures as low as -10°C, making it as appealing to climbers as divers. In terms of imaging specs, it’s got a 16.4-megapixel sensor, a decent optical zoom and can shoot full HD at 60 frames per second and has a dedicated slow-motion setting too.

Fujifilm launches WiFi enabled waterproof cameraIf you have to send the pics immediately somewhere, the camera comes very handy as it is wi-fi enabled for fast image and video transfer. There is no denying the fact that this connectivity means that it can also be used with a remote control app. And at $229.95 when it goes on sale in February, it’s cheaper than a host of flagship smartphones and a lot more robust too.

Nonetheless this camera will put a big hole in your pocket. The X-E2s will cost upwards of $699.95 (lenses will be sold separately) when it goes on sale in February. So as well as an interchangeable lens setup and a rear screen, there’s a proper viewfinder. It packs a 16.3-megapixel CMOS sensor and it’s fast. It can autofocus in 0.06 seconds and settings can be accessed quickly via knobs and dials rather than via sub menus viewed via its rear screen. Custom modes can also be set up and attributed to dedicated switches. And, like the rugged XP90, this camera has wi-fi for quick sharing and remote control.

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