Fujifilm recently launched its latest bridge camera, 50x zoom enabled SL1000. The camera is designed keeping travelers in mind, with zoom values ranging from 1cm macro to 1200mm telephoto. The camera supports movie recording as well, shooting in full HD (60 fps and stereo sound) with advanced filter and 3D shooting features. There is also an Intelligent Digital Zoom feature, which increases the effective focal length from 1200mm upto 2400mm, or 100x.
Fujifilm has aimed at keeping the blurring at a minimum low with its High-Magnification Zoom and Powerful Optical Image Stabilization features, minimizing the effect of blurring at longer zoom lengths. The LCD monitor is 180˚ tilting, making way for more shooting angles than usual. SL1000 has a 16 million pixels 1/2.3-inch BSI-CMOS sensor, which is designed to cope with high ISO values. Mr. Rohit Pandit, EVP – Sales & Marketing, FUJIFILM India said about the launch, “We are extremely proud to bring the best of the long zoom camera segment- SL1000 which is enriched with versatile functionalities and will be desired by those photographers who do not want the lens-changing capability of a DSLR, but are still keen on having total control over their images. It’s powerful zooming capacity is certain to attract people with an eye for detail.” The camera is priced at Rs. 29,999.