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Fujifilm announces 5.1 Megapixels FinePix F460

Last month Fujifilm has announced the new FinePix F460, a 5.1 megapixel digital camera. The new F460 features a 3x optical zoom lens, a large, 2.5-inch LCD monitor, 13 MB internal memory, and VGA movie capture of 30 frames per second with sound. All this packaged in an ultra-slim,(a mere 19.7mm thick, metallic body. The Fujifilm F460 will be available in several countries in the European and Asian markets from November 2005...

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Fujifilm FinePix F460 brochure (PDF)5.1 Megapixels, 3x Optical Zoom, 2.5-inch LCD and 13MB of Internal Memory in Stylish Metal Body

Fujifilm has announced the debut of the new FinePix F460, a 5.1- megapixel digital camera featuring a 3x optical zoom lens, a large, 2.5-inch LCD monitor, and 13 megabytes of internal memory, all packaged in a stylish slim, metallic body.

Distinguished by a full array of basic functions and innovative design, the ultra-slim FinePix F460, a mere 19.7mm thick, features a grip that fits well in the hand and a mode dial that allows selection of any of three modes (Auto/SP/Movie) with a single touch, making this digital camera remarkably simple to operate.

Scene positions selectable via the mode dial have been expanded from the conventional 4 positions* to 10 positions, making it possible to select optimized automatic settings to meet a variety of situations. In addition to the scene position selections, a Manual mode enables photographers to enjoy more flexibility to control the image quality.

Offering an optimum combination of function, design, and operability, the FinePix F460 will be available in the German market from November 2005.

* Number of scene position settings available in the FinePix F450.

FinePix F460 Features

* Full array of basic functions: 5.1 megapixels, 3x optical zoom, large 2.5-inch LCD monitor * Stylish metal body designed to fit comfortably in the hand * 13MB internal memory permits shooting of 11 frames (5- megapixel, normal quality) without an xD-Picture Cardâ„¢ * 10 selectable scene positions for a variety of shooting situations

PORTRAIT:  
Produces beautiful skin tones and soft overall gradation

LANDSCAPE:
For shooting scenery in daylight; provides crisp, clear shots of scenery such as buildings and mountains

SPORT:
For sporting events; gives priority to faster shutter speeds

NIGHT:
For evening and night scenes. Allows you to take shots with slow shutter speeds of up to 2 seconds (always use a tripod to prevent camera shake).

BEACH & SNOW:
For crisp, clear shots when shooting at the beach in strong sunlight or snowy scenes where the entire screen appears white

SUNSET:
Use this mode to emphasize the vivid colors of sunsets

MUSEUM:
Use this mode for shooting in places such as museums where use of flash is restricted. Flash mode and shutter sound are forcibly suppressed. ! Check whether photography is permitted before use.

PARTY:
For weddings and indoor parties. This mode produces attractive images that retain the natural ambience when shooting in low-light conditions.

FLOWER CLOSE-UP:
Use this mode to take clear, vivid close-up shots of flowers.

TEXT:
Use this mode to shoot documents and white board text.

* Manual mode incorporated * VGA movie capture of 30 frames per second with sound * Live video on the LCD monitor with 60 frames per second * Lithium-ion rechargeable battery and battery charger included

Additional information: Fujifilm FinePix F460 brochure (PDF)
October 11, 2005
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