Fujifilm FinePix XP200 Digital Camera

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A Tough Companion for Any Season

Fujifilm FinePix XP200 Digital Camera The new Fujifilm XP200 compact rugged camera with included Wi-Fi is freeze proof down to -10°C, shockproof for drops as much as 2m, waterproof down to 15m depth along with dust/sand proof. It is built around a CMOS 16MP sensor with a 28-140mm 35mm equivalent lens. The Wi-Fi capability of the camera lets users share images using the 'Fujifilm Camera App for Android and OS devices. The XP200 colors are black, blue, yellow, and red. it will start shipping in May 2013 with a suggested $299.95 retail price

Press Release

Valhalla, N.Y., March 22, 2013 – FUJIFILM North America Corporation announces the latest addition to the popular rugged XP Series, the FinePix XP200. The new XP200 uses an improved 16MP CMOS sensor for enhanced image quality, a reinforced 5x FUJINON lens, and is Waterproof to 50ft (15M), Shockproof to 6.6ft, Freezeproof to 14°F (-10°C) and Dustproof*1. The XP200 also has a newly redesigned battery door lock with double seals for enhanced protection so that users are certain to get their most adventurous shots, all with an attractive camera body that is easy to use for the whole family.

“The new XP200 is the ultimate outdoor camera for every extreme athlete and outdoor enthusiast who wants to capture their adventures and share them quickly and easily online,” said David Troy, Director of Marketing, Digital Cameras, Electronic Imaging Division, FUJIFILM North America Corporation. “By creating a camera that handles serious depths, ice, sand and drops, the XP200 is designed to inspire confidence and deliver clear, sharp images and full HD video wherever you go.”

Superior image quality
The FinePix XP200 uses an improved 16MP CMOS sensor with CMOS Shift Image Stabilization to capture images that are sharp and clear, even in challenging low-light conditions. It also incorporates an internal 5x optical FUJINON zoom lens (28-140mm*3) that allows users to get close to the action, even under water. And with its Intelligent Digital Zoom, the XP200 can double its zoom range to 10x while still offering optimum image quality.

Enhanced Wireless Image Transfer Function
The XP200’s new wireless feature lets you transfer photos and movies *3,from the camera to smartphones, tablets and computers and then upload high-quality images to social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter in seconds.

To connect the XP200 to a smartphone or tablet, users can download the free dedicated “FUJIFILM Camera Application” to their iPhone™ / iPad™ or Android™ smartphone or tablet device to transfer up to 30 pictures at a time from the XP200. The app also lets you download movies*3, expanding the range of options available for enjoying pictures taken with the camera.

With its Wi-Fi capability, the XP200 also allows users to easily back up photos on their home computer. Users simply install the free “FUJIFILM PC AutoSave” software onto their computer and select which folder they want the photos to back up to, and then by linking a Wi-Fi Router and the XP200, the camera will automatically backup photos to their home computer.

Pictures stored on the XP200 can be viewed and selected for download on large smartphone or tablet screens for a smooth viewing experience. No wireless LAN access point or complicated ID or password entry is required, and once pictures have been downloaded to the smartphone, it is simple to upload them to social networking sites.

High Speed for Real Life
The FinePix XP200 has all the speed users need to capture their fast action including two high speed shooting modes, 10fps*4 continuous shooting mode at full resolution (max 9 frames) and an ultra-high speed continuous shooting at up to 60fps*4 (max 70 frames in 16:9, S size only). The XP200 even has a dedicated “Burst Mode Button” placed on the top of the camera that lets users utilize this mode instantly without having to fumble through menu options to activate…a camera specifically designed for action.

Full HD Movies Made Easy
The FinePix XP200 allows users to shoot amazing action-packed HD videos delivering full HD 1080i (60fps) movie capture as well as a high speed movie recording at up to 240fps for incredible slow motion playback. The XP200 also features advanced in-camera movie editing including, “movie editing” and “movie join” to seamlessly pull together multiple video clips into a single movie.

Bright Screen, Easy Viewing
The XP200 has bright and vibrant 3.0” 920K-dot LCD monitor which has an anti-reflective coating that makes viewing images and data on the camera easy and crystal clear, even in bright sunlight. The screen features an automatic brightness adjustment feature which can be optimized to monitor brightness to account for ambient lighting, which saves battery power without sacrificing clarity.

Advanced Filters
The XP200 features an Advanced Filter option that lets users enjoy a variety of photographic expressions. The XP200 artistic effects include:

    Pop Color – great for boosting contrast and saturation
    Toy Camera – adds vignetting for a 70’s retro look
    Miniature – blurred top and bottom sections for a tilt-and-shift effect
    Partial Color – selects one color and takes the rest of the shot in black and white ((choose from red, purple, yellow, green, blue and orange)
    Soft Focus – create a soft focus effect evenly throughout the whole image
    High Key – increases overall brightness and reduces contrast
    Cross Screen – adds starbursts around bright objects
FinePix XP200 key features:
    Waterproof to 50ft/15m*1
    Shockproof to 6.6ft/2m*1
    Freezeproof to 14°F/-10ºC*1
    1/2.3” 16MP CMOS sensor
    5x optical zoom (10x total using Intelligent Digital zoom)
    CMOS-shift image stabilization
    3.0” LCD screen with anti-reflective coating
    Wireless Image Transfer to smartphones and tablets
    Full HD movie recording and a dedicated 'Movie Recording Button'
    10fps*4 continuous shooting mode at full resolution (max 9 frames) with dedicated 'Burst Mode Button'
    High speed multi-frame processing – record two shots or more at different exposures and then combine them to achieve High Dynamic Range (HDR) shots with natural contrast that preserves details in the highlights and shadows.
    Motion Panorama 360 – create a 360º panoramic shot by selecting the mode, pressing the shutter button and spinning around in a circle.
    Individual Shutter 3D – create fun images with a 3D effect by combining two shots taken from slightly different angles.

Body type Compact  
Max resolution 4608 x 3456  
Other resolutions 4608 x 3072, 4608 x 2592, 3456 x 3456, 3264 x 2448, 3264 x 1840, 2048 x 1536, 1920 x 1080  
Image ratio w:h 4:3, 3:2, 16:9  
Effective pixels 16.4 megapixels  
Sensor size 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm)  
Sensor type CMOS  
ISO Auto, 100, 200, 300, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400  
White balance presets 6  
Custom white balance No  
Image stabilization Sensor-shift  
Uncompressed format No  
Optics & Focus
Focal length (equiv.) 28–140 mm  
Optical zoom 5×  
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Center
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
Digital zoom Yes (2x)  
Manual focus No  
Lens mount None  
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fixed  
Screen size 3  
Screen dots 920,000  
Touch screen No  
Screen type TFT color LCD monitor  
Live view Yes  
Viewfinder type None  
Photography features
Maximum aperture F3.9 - F4.9  
Minimum shutter speed 4 sec  
Maximum shutter speed 1/2000 sec  
Aperture priority No  
Shutter priority No  
Manual exposure mode No  
Subject / scene modes Yes  
Built-in flash Yes  
Flash range 3.1 m  
External flash No  
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Sync  
Continuous drive Yes (3fps)  
Self-timer Yes (2 or 10 sec, delay, Group Timer)  
Metering modes
  • Multi
Exposure compensation ±2 (at 1/3 EV steps)  
WB Bracketing No  
Videography features
  • H.264
Microphone Stereo  
Speaker Mono  
Resolutions 1920 x 1080 (60fps), 1280 x 720 (60 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)  
Storage types SD/ SDHC/ SDXC  
Storage included 39 MB  
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)  
Wireless Built-In  
Remote control No  
Environmentally sealed Yes (Waterproof, Shockproof, Freezeproof, Dustproof)  
Battery Battery Pack  
Battery description Lithium-ion NP-50A rechargeable battery & charger  
Battery Life (CIPA) 300  
Weight (inc. batteries) 232 g (0.51 lb / 8.18 oz)  
Dimensions 116 x 71 x 30 mm (4.57 x 2.8 x 1.18)  
Other features
GPS None



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Fujifilm FinePix XP200 Digital Camera Reviewed by Gene Wright on . Rating: 4