Ilse Jurriën : July 23th 2009 - 12:15 CET
|Fujifilm FinePix A220
Fujifilm FinePix A220 digital camera : Fujifilm USA announces the launch of its new entry-level digital camera, the Fujifilm FinePix A220. The 12 Megapixel FinePix A220 features a 3x optical zoom lens that was developed specifically for the Fujifilm A-series by Fujinon and a large, 2.7", 230k-pixel resolution LCD. Designed specifically for consumers seeking an affordable, user-friendly upgrade to their current compact digital camera, the Fujifilm A220 encompass all the necessary features essential to today’s users. These include the SR Auto Mode (Automatic Scene Recognition), Panoramic Shooting Mode, Face Detection technology and come in at a slim 21.9 mm for quick, convenient, photography on the go.|
Fujifilm FinePix A220 features Picture Stabilization
The new Fujifilm A220 budget digital camera also offers Fujifilm’s Picture Stabilization with ISO levels of up to 1600 that automatically chooses the correct light sensitivity and compatible shutter speed, producing the highest quality digital pictures without blur and noise.
Scene Recognition on the Fujifilm A220
The Fujifilm FinePix A220 features Fujifilm’s new SR Auto Mode (Automatic Scene Recognition), which enables the digital camera to intelligently recognize six types of scenes automatically. For each picture taken in this mode, the camera will optimize the ideal exposure, focus, white balance and ISO for the scene to ensure the best quality picture is captured with ease.
Fujifilm FinePix A220 digital camera
"We wanted to provide consumers with an affordable, easy to use digital camera that still offered a competitive feature set," said David Troy, marketing manager, Consumer Digital Cameras, Electronic Imaging Division, Fujifilm USA. "The new Fujifilm A220 combines this in a highly portable form factor making it easier than ever to ensure that you never miss a shot and the convenience of AA battery power."
Other features of the Fujifilm A220
• Face Detection Technology: Fujifilm’s renowned Face Detection Technology comes standard in the Fuji A220.
• Panoramic Shooting Mode: Captures and combines up to three consecutive shots, creating one large panoramic shot.
• Movie Mode: Captures movies with zoom and sound at 30 frames per second with sound.
• Internal Memory: When the SD memory card (sold separately) is filled with images, users have extra internal storage space of approx. 20MB on the digital camera, to capture additional pictures.
• AA Battery: Using AA batteries is often most convenient for on-the-go digital camera users as it eliminates the need to charge battery packs, allowing for lots of picture-taking and the ease of battery replacement.
Fujifilm FinePix A220 price & availability
The Fujifilm FinePix A220 entry-level digital camera will be available in mid-August 2009 at the retail price of $99.95.
Fujifilm FinePix A220 review
As soon as we receive a full production Fujifilm FinePix A220 test sample, we will publish a photo gallery with high resolution pictures, followed by an extensive Fujifilm FinePix A220 review.