Fujifilm FinePix XP130 Review
The Fujifilm FinePix XP130 tough camera is dustproof, waterproof to 20m, shockproof to 1.75mm and freezeproof, features a lightweight body, plus the latest Bluetooth technology for easy image transfer. The XP130 camera has a 16.4 megapixel back-illuminated CMOS sensor, 5x optical zoom lens, 3.0-inch 920K-dot high definition LCD monitor, full HD video recording at 60 fps, and weighs just 207g. The Fujifilm XP130 will be available from February 2018, priced at £199.00 in the UK.
Fujifilm UK Press Release
Capture your adventure: the Fujifim XP series evolves further with the launch of the new XP130.
Following the success of worldwide sales over 5 million units, the latest camera in the XP series features four rugged protections, a lightweight body, and the latest Bluetooth® technology for easy image transfer.
FUJIFILM Corporation (President: Kenji Sukeno) is delighted to announce the launch of the FinePix XP130, the latest tough camera in the XP series. Dustproof, waterproof to 20m, shockproof to 1.75mm*** and freezeproof, the XP130 is the perfect accessory for capturing a variety of adventures.
In addition to these four rugged protection features, the XP130 comes equipped with the latest Bluetooth® technology which enables easy to use, instant image transfer to smartphones and tablet devices, which widens the joy to share photos to the world. The compact 207g XP130 also comes with a FUJINON lens that boasts the company’s unique colour reproduction technology and outstanding image quality delivered by 16.4 megapixel back-illuminated CMOS sensor, making it an ideal choice for a wide variety of shooting situations.
① Four rugged features: waterproof to 20m, shockproof to 1.75m, freezeproof to -10°C and dustproof
The XP130 is designed for ease of use during outdoor leisure activities with features including a grip design for firm one-handed grip and a double-locking mechanism for the battery compartment. The XP130 complies with IP68*4, the waterproof and dustproof protection standards for products. There is no need to worry about water, sand or dropping the camera, making it the perfect first camera for children as well.
*4 Waterproof and dustproof protection standards of products, stipulated by IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission)
② Bluetooth® pairing and wireless LAN connectivity with smartphones and tablet devices *5 for automatic photo transfer and Instax printing
The newly installed Bluetooth® low energy technology allows automatic and instant image transfer to smartphones and tablet devices by easy paring registration. The technology also syncs the time and location information from your device and attaches it to images. To utilise this feature, users can download the free “FUJIFILM Camera Remote” app to their smartphone or tablet device and easily transfer photos and videos, by browsing photos and videos in the camera from the device and downloading directly. For INSTAX Share printer users, images can be transferred from the camera directly to the INSTAX Share smartphone printer for quick printout.
*5 Android™ smartphone and tablet terminals, iPhone / iPad.
③ High-performance sensor and lens with unique colour reproduction technology for premium image quality
The XP130 is equipped with a 16.4 megapixel back-illuminated CMOS sensor and FUJINON’s 5x optical zoom lens with the zoom range starting from 28mm*6 on the wide angle side. The optical zoom range can be doubled to 10x with Fujifilm’s Intelligent Digital Zoom technology. The camera also has an optical image stabilization mechanism to produce sharp images free of camera shake even in low light conditions. Fujifilm’s years of experience are reflected with its colour reproduction technology, which ensures beautiful colours in any conditions.
*6 35mm format equivalent.
④ Compact and lightweight design for outdoor activities and large 3.0-inch 920K-dot LCD monitor
The XP130 has a large 3.0-inch 920K-dot high definition LCD monitor in its compact and lightweight body of just 207g. The monitor inhibits light reflection so users are able to comfortably check composition and pictures taken under bright daylight or underwater. Despite its compact body, the operation buttons have been created in pursuit of optimal size and position, enabling smooth operation even if wearing gloves while skiing. A space to place one’s fingers have been secured in front of the camera’s body to allow it to be held at the ready even with one hand.
⑤ Versatile shooting functions to upgrade your photography
Users can enable the newly installed Electronic Level on the XP130. This is a particularly useful function for capturing horizontal subjects, such as beautiful landscapes or solid architecture. The Eye Detection feature helps to capture portraits easily by automatically focusing on the eyes of the subject. The XP130 offers a variety of other exciting features including the Cinemagraph mode, which produces still images with moving elements, the Time-Lapse Video function, which automatically converts images taken by the camera using the interval timer to video formats and the Burst Mode of up to 10 frames per second shooting, and smooth full HD video recording of 60 fps.
* As of 24th January
** Including battery and memory card.
*** Using measurement method MIL-Standard 810F Method5 16.5-Shock of the “MIL Standard”, a standard stipulating the durability of supplies procured by the American military, set by the United States Department of Defense.
AVAILABILITY AND PRICING
The FinePix XP130 will be available from February 2018 priced at £199.00