Finepix XP60 Rugged Underwater Camera

| January 14, 2013

Finepix XP60 rugged underwater camera front view

Fujifilm has today announced the Finepix XP60, one of Fujifilm’s latest models in its rugged shockproof, waterproof, freezeproof and dustproof lineup of compact cameras.

The Fujifilm Finepix XP60 serves as an update to last years Finepix XP50, and now features a 16MP CMOS sensor combined with a 5x optical zoom lens. The camera offers a 2.7-inch LCD monitor and incorporates CCD shift image stabilization technology to provide sharper images.

The durable Finepix XP60 is waterproof down to 6m, Shockproof to 1.5m, Dustproof, and Freezeproof (-10ºC), making it a camera that is suitable for active lifestyle and family photographers.

Fujifilm Finepix XP60 back view

Fujifilm Finepix XP60 Durable Compact Camera
Major Features:

• Waterproof to 20ft/6m
• Shockproof to 5ft/1.5m
• Dustproof
• Freezeproof to 14°F/-10ºC
• 1/2.3-inch 16MP CMOS sensor
• 5x optical zoom (10x total using Intelligent Digital zoom)
• CMOS-shift image stabilization
• 2.7-inch LCD screen with anti-reflective coating
• Full HD movie recording and a dedicated “Movie Recording Button”
• 10fps*3 continuous shooting mode at full resolution (max 10 frames) with dedicated “Burst Mode Button”
• High speed multi-frame processing – record two shots or more at different exposures and then combine them to make 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.

Fujifilm Finepix XP60 in green

Fujifilm Finepix XP60 Compact Camera Press Release:

Valhalla, N.Y., January 7, 2013 – FUJIFILM North America Corporation announces the latest addition to the popular rugged XP Series, the FinePix XP60. The new XP60 uses an improved 16MP CMOS sensor for enhanced image quality, a reinforced 5x FUJINON lens, and is Waterproof to 20ft (6M), Shockproof to 5ft (1.5M), Freezeproof to 14°F (-10°C) and Dustproof. The XP60 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 family.

“The new XP60 is the perfect outdoor digital camera for users who want to take great images every place that they go, whether it’s the beach, the park or the slopes, the XP60 can stand up to water, ice, drops and dust and get those adventurous pictures,” said David Troy, director of marketing, Digital Cameras, Electronic Imaging Division, FUJIFILM North America Corporation. “And it’s truly designed for action with dedicated buttons for Burst Shooting Mode and full HD movie recording, as well as a traditional shutter button.”

Superior image quality
The FinePix XP60 uses an improved 1/2.3-inch 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 (28-140mm2) that allows users to get close to the action, even under water. And with its Intelligent Digital Zoom, the XP60 can double its zoom range to 10x while still offering best image quality.

Finepix XP60 compact camera in red

High Speed for Real Life
The FinePix XP60 has all the speed users need to capture their fast action including two high speed shooting modes, 10fps3 continuous shooting mode at full resolution (max 10 frames) and an ultra-high speed continuous shooting at up to 60fps*3 (max 70 frames in 16:9, S size only). The XP60 has a dedicated “Burst Mode Button” placed on the top of the camera that lets users switch to this mode instantly without having to fumble through menu options to activate, so you can capture even the fastest action.

Full HD Movies Made Easy
The FinePix XP60 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. The XP60 also features advanced in-camera movie editing including, “movie editing” and “movie join” to seamlessly pull together multiple video clips into a single movie.

Seeing is Believing
The XP60 has bright and vibrant 2.7” 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.

Fujifilm Finepix XP60 top view

Advanced Filters
The XP60 features a new Advanced Filter option that lets users enjoy a variety of photographic expressions. The XP60 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
High Key – increases overall brightness and reduces contrast
Cross Screen – adds starbursts around bright objects

*1 Dust proof: IP6X
Water proof: IPX8 (up to 6.0m, within 120min.)
Anti-shock: Method;MIL-STD-810F-516.5 Fuji’s standard;1.5m

*2 35mm format equivalent

*3 FUJIFILM research based on CIPA standards

Pricing and Availability
The FinePix XP60 will be available in the US in March 2013 at an expected price of $199.95, and will be available in yellow, blue, red and green.

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