Fujifilm FinePix X100 is a 12.3 megapixel camera which has a metal and leather body. The camera is for those who like close up cameras or individuals pursuing photography as a hobby. It has DSLR level light sensitivity and a bright and fast 23 mm f2 prime lens. This camera can switch from electronic and optical coverage as per the choice of the photographer for sharper look or one-for-one coverage. FinePix X100 is being released in the year of 2011 but an exact date has yet to be announced. The Fujifilm FinePix X100 can shoot 720p HD video and is ready to compete in near future with the low and mid range DSLRs and interchangeable-lens cameras. The abovementioned sensors and viewfinders have created a buzz in the market.
The Fujifilm FinePix X100 also has a 2.8 inch LCD display, ISO range of 200 to 6400 and an SD/SDHC/SDXC card slot. This camera has got several new technical features. The manual dials are positioned with care to make it comfortable for the photographer to control creative shooting. You can check the aperture, shutter speed and exposure while the camera is on. There has been kept a proper balance in the compactness and in operation of the camera. The upper control deck and bottom of the camera are made from magnesium alloy for creating a very precise body with perfect firmness. The dials present at the upper control deck of the camera are also made from metal. This camera guarantees a premium quality.
The Fujifilm FinePix X100 camera is very close to release. The preorders for this camera have been taken at Adorama. The cost for the camera is around $1200. Fujifilm FinePix X100 camera is basically aimed at professional photographers and enthusiasts who are in search of exceptional quality of pictures from a camera. The CMOS high performance sensor is internally optimized and was made especially for this model. The AF performance of this camera is very high because of the enhanced focusing system.