Everyone is challenging the extreme. Not exclude Fujifilm. It has just released the FinePix F300EXR, with a feature of 15x optical zoom in a compact body, and is claimed to be the slimmest body to have the highest zoom. Fujifilm FinePix F300EXR, the strongest in the f-series, has a super CCD EXR with 12MP, Hybrid Autofocus and Intelligent IS, will surely bring us to the new era of compact digital cameras.
Inside the box, there is a F300EXR digital camera, a battery pack, a battery charger, a USB data cable, an AV cable, a CD-ROM plus a user guide, and a wrist strap.
F300EXR has a slim dynamic design with thickness of just 32.6mm! The super CCD EXR sensor of F300EXR is said to be the world’s first to have both contrast and phrase detection autofocus. The innovative Hybrid AF system that can smartly choose between the two focus systems is particularly powerful under 15x zoom capture of moving objects! There is also Intelligent Image Stabilization (IS) which helps you to shoot blur-free images. You can really capture what you want easily!
The monitor of F300EXR is a 3-inch high contrast LCD. With an ultra-wide angle of 160° and 460,000-pixel high resolution display, viewing pictures is just fun!
Beside the monitor is the Command Dial that provides easy and quick command selection by rotating it. There is also a One Touch Movie button at the top right hand corner for you to shoot HD 16:9 videos by just one tap!
At the top right of the camera comes the Mode Dial. Its inclined and knurled design makes it comfortable and convenient for fingertip control.
The FUJINON lens enables up to 15x zoom with f=4.4 – 66mm, enabling 2-highs 1-low: high resolution, high sensitivity, and low noise.
The lens of F300EXR is equivalent to 24-360mm on a 35mm camera from wide angle (24mm) to 15x zoom (360mm). The design of flash light makes it possible to avoid blocking from the long lens. Incorporated with the Super Intelligent Flash, both the subject and background can be bright and clear upon macro-shooting.
As a revolutionist in the DC era, F300EXR is gifted with many other outstanding features. The Motion Panorama Mode lets you pan the scene 360° around; Face Detection and Face Recognition helps you capture sharper images of people; Film Simulation Mode just makes you stunned. Fujifilm FinePix F300EXR is no doubt a strong competitor for the others, but beginners may find it a little bit hard to handle at the beginning especially when using the Film Simulation mode.