Fujifilm FinePix XP170 Ilse Jurriën : May 13th 2012 - 10:00 CET
Fujifilm FinePix XP170 digital camera : Fujifilm is proud to announce the launch of the FinePix XP170 - the latest edition to the tough XP series of Fujifilm FinePix camera. The Fujifilm FinePix XP170 offers all the same extreme photo taking capabilities, whilst allowing for high quality images to be shared on social media platforms. The Fujifilm FinePix XP170 has Wireless Image Transfer function which means you can connect to Android smartphone / tablet or iPhone / iPad with the camera and upload high-quality images to social networking sites as soon as a picture is taken. The amazing picture quality of the camera means that friends, family and followers can see exactly what you've been shooting.
Fujifilm FinePix XP170 waterproof camera
The solid build, rubberized coating and riveted metal handgrip make this the toughest FinePix yet! Underwater photographers can dive twice as deep with a Fujifilm FinePix XP170, compared to the FinePix XP50, which means they can keep shooting to depths of 10m. Walkers, bikers and extreme sports enthusiasts will be assured that the Fujifilm FinePix XP170 can survive the drops and knocks. If you like to take pictures of skiing, snowboarding or any other sub-zero activities, the Fujifilm XP170 will keep functioning all the way down to -10°C. Plus the camera is dust and sand proof, meaning you can take pictures at your favorite beach or when tackling the great outdoor wilderness, you don't have to worry about the sand clogging up the camera. What's more, the Fujinon 5x wide optical zoom lens comes with a water repellent coating to prevent water droplets spoiling your shots and even the battery/memory cover comes with "the Double Lock" for ultimate protection from the elements.
Fujifilm FinePix XP170 WiFi camera
With the Fujifilm FinePix XP170, fast image upload to social networking sites no longer means low quality pictures. The camera can be connected with any Android smartphone/tablet or iPhone/iPad via the simple download of the " Fujifilm Photo Receiver" free app to their device, which includes easy to follow instructions to get them quickly connected. To start uploading, users simple push one button and the images can be transferred to Android smartphone/tablet or iPhone/iPad ready for uploading to social networking sites. Despite the advanced imaging technology contained within the Fujifilm FinePix XP170, the camera's menu system is designed to be both intuitive and easy to operate. In short, whatever your active lifestyle throws at the Fujifilm FinePix XP170, it'll keep on coming back for more and you can show off instantly on your social media platforms, to all friends and family!
Take brilliant pictures with the Fujifilm XP170
The Fujifilm FinePix XP170 isn't just simply built to take the most extremes of what life can throw at it. The new Fujifilm XP170 is a high quality picture-taking machine that is designed to deliver superb results time after time. That process starts before you've even pressed the shutter release, with improved start up and focusing times over previous Fujifilm FinePix XP models ensuring that you'll never miss a shot. The 2.7-inch LCD is also now brighter than previous models and has an anti-reflection coating that makes it easy to compose images, even when you're in bright sunshine on the beach.
14 megapixel Fujifilm FinePix XP170
Image quality is assured thanks to the 14-mega-pixel CMOS sensor and 5x optical zoom lens that provides a focal range of 28-140mm (35mm equivalent) for a wide variety of shots. The Fujifilm FinePix XP170 also offers CMOS sensor shift image stabilization to reduce camera shake, have a wide ISO range from 100 to 3200. Couple this to a wide range of shooting modes plus continuous shooting at up to an impressive 10fps and you'll soon realize what a tough but sociable, customer the FinePix XP170 is.
Record HD video with the Fujifilm FinePix XP170
But the cameras will also appeal to budding movie makers. The Fujifilm FinePix XP170 has full HD1080p movie capture at 30fps and with the underwater movie function, you can capture life under the waves in superb quality. Watching your video back on an HDTV is simple, too, thanks to the micro HDMI connection that allows a quick, simple hook-up for instant reviews. The Fujifilm FinePix XP170 has an NP-50A Lithium-ion rechargeable battery, which is capable of delivering up to 300 pictures per charge. The long-life battery keeps up with most active itineraries.
Fujifilm FinePix XP170 features
• 14.4 mega-pixel CMOS sensor
• 5x optical zoom (28-140mm) with water repellent coating
• Waterproof to 10m
• Shockproof to 2m
• Freezeproof to -10°C
• Wireless Image Transfer (for any Android smartphone / tablet or iPhone / iPad)
• Full HD movie capture and underwater movie mode
• High speed movie - 80/160/240 fps
• Continuous shooting - max 12 frames (3/5/10 fps)
• Improved 2.7-inch LCD with anti-reflection coating
• Double Look for the battery chamber cover
• Available in two colors: orange and blue
Fujifilm FinePix XP170 review
As soon as we receive a Fujifilm FinePix XP170 test sample, we will publish a sample photo gallery with high resolution pictures, followed by an extensive Fujifilm FinePix XP170 review.