New Super Zoom from FujiFilm

Fujifilm has introduced a handful of new FinePix cameras at CES 2013, headlined by the HS50EXR, which aims to please those who love point and shoots, but aren’t quite ready to make the jump to a DSLR. This super zoom bridge camera captures photos at 16 megapixels, records 1080p video at 60fps and features a 3-inch tilting LCD screen. Loaded with a manual zoom lens and a 42x focal length range, the camera will be available in March with a $550 price tag.

FinePix HS50EXR Key features:

  • FUJINON 42x optical manual zoom (F/2.8-5.6 24-1000mm) with Optical Image Stabilization
  • 16MP ½” CMOS sensor
  • Continuous shooting:11fps at full resolution (max 5 frames), 5.5fps at 8M
  • Full HD movie 1080P/60fps with continuous phase detection AF and stereo sound
  • 3.0” Variable-Angle LCD screen (920K-dot)
  • High Resolution EVF (920K-dot) with eye sensor
  • “Q” button for direct control of settings
  • Super Macro to 0.39”
  • Manual exposure control (P/S/A/M modes)
  • Focus Peaking function on the LCD screen
  • RAW shooting (RAW, JPEG, RAW+JPEG image capture modes)
  • Advanced Filters
  • External microphone input (microphones sold separately)
  • Hotshoe attachment for the use of external flash
  • Lithium Ion battery with up to 500 shots per charge