Fujifilm FinePix XP140 Review
Fujifilm FinePix XP140 News
The Fujifilm XP140 tough camera features a new processor, updated design and improved durability while maintaining a compact and lightweight body with a variety of automatic shooting functions.
The Fuji XP140 comes in four colours, Lime, Yellow, Graphite and and Sky Blue and will be available from March 2019 priced at £179.
Fujifilm UK Press Release
Capture your adventure: the best-selling Fujifilm XP series evolves further with the launch of the new XP140.
The latest camera in the XP series features a new processor, updated design and an improved durability while maintaining a compact and lightweight body with a variety of automatic shooting functions.
FUJIFILM Corporation (President: Kenji Sukeno) is delighted to announce the launch of the FinePix XP140, the latest tough camera in the XP series. Dustproof, waterproof to 25m, shockproof to 1.8mm*1 and freezeproof to 10°C, the compact 207g*2 XP140 is the perfect accessory for capturing a variety of adventures.
In addition to the durable design and build, the XP140 has a FUJINON lens that boasts the company’s unique colour reproduction technology and uses a 16.4 megapixel back-illuminated CMOS sensor and new processor to deliver outstanding image quality. The XP140 is now capable of movie recording in 4K quality for the first time in its series’ history. The XP140 also contains a host of automatic functions such as main subject recognition and new user interface, making it the easy choice for a wide variety of shooting situations.
1. High-performance sensor and lens with unique colour reproduction technology
The XP140 has a 16.4 megapixel back-illuminated CMOS sensor and FUJINON’s 5x optical image stabilized zoom lens starting from 28mm*3 which can be doubled to 10x using Fujifilm’s Intelligent Digital Zoom technology. The XP140 also has a maximum sensitivity of ISO12800 (one stop higher than its predecessor) to produce sharp low noise images even in poor light conditions. Fujifilm’s years of experience are reflected with its colour reproduction technology, which ensures beautiful colours in all conditions.
2. Versatile automatic shooting functions
With improved Scene Recognition Auto mode, the XP140 detects a main subject and shooting scene and automatically optimises the camera settings. The Eye Detection feature helps to capture portraits by automatically focusing on the eyes of the person. A variety of self-timer mode helps capture instant moments by automatically releasing the shutter when it detects a smiling face or just a person’s face. The camera also features 17 variations of Advanced Filters including the new “Rich & Fine” and “Monochrome (NIR)”, which you can make selection through the new live-view user interface.
3. Four rugged features: waterproof to 25m, shockproof to 1.8m, freezeproof to -10°C and dustproof
The XP140 complies with IP68*4, the waterproof and dustproof protection standards. It is waterproof down to 25m, which is 125% improvement from the XP130. The camera is made for your outdoor lifestyle, with an improved grip design for better one-handed handling and a double-locking mechanism for the battery compartment. There is no need to worry about water, sand or dropping the camera, making it the perfect first camera for children as well.
4. Bluetooth®*5 pairing and wireless LAN connectivity with smart devices*6 for automatic photo transfer and Instax printing
Bluetooth® low energy technology allows automatic image transfer to smartphones and tablet devices. The technology also syncs the time and location information from your device and attaches it to images, as well as enables remote shooting function via the app. Users need to download the free “FUJIFILM Camera Remote” app to their smartphone or tablet device to easily transfer photos and videos. Images can also be transferred from the camera directly to an INSTAX Share smartphone printer.
*1 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.
*2 Including battery and memory card.
*3 35mm format equivalent.
*4 Waterproof and dustproof protection standards of products, stipulated by IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission)
*5 The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by the Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by FUJIFILM Corporation is under license.
*6 Android™ smartphone and tablet terminals, iPhone / iPad.
AVAILABILITY, IMAGES AND PRICING
The FUJIFILM XP140 comes in four colours, Lime, Yellow, Graphite and and Sky Blue and will be available from March 2019 with an RRP of £179.