Enhanced sensitivity and LCD resolution feature on the new slim-line compact from Fujifilm.

Enhanced sensitivity and LCD resolution feature on the new slim-line compact from Fujifilm.
Succeeding the award-winning Z1, the Z2 boasts an extended sensitivity range of ISO 1600, making it suitable for shooting in low-light conditions. The resolution of the scratch-resistant 2.5in LCD screen has been increased to 232,000 pixels.
Featuring a 5MP Super CCD HR sensor, the Z2 includes a 3x optical f/3.5-4.2 lens (equivalent to 36-108mm in 35mm format) without protrusions; extending within the 18.6mm deep camera body.
Adrian Clarke from Fujifilm comments: ?It?s ironic that most ultra-slim cameras struggle where they are most frequently used ? in low-light social situations, such as parties. With four times the sensitivity, combined with iconic design, the FinePix Z2 Zoom is a camera that truly qualifies as an evening companion.?
Fujifilm?s Real Photo Processor promises a reduction in blur effects and natural photographs. Other features include 30fps VGA movies with sound, and PictBridge compatibility.
Available in black and white colours, no price has yet been announced for the Z2, which will be available to buy in November. Find out more at www.fujifilm.co.uk or by calling 0870 084 1310.


Effective pixels 5.1 million effective pixels
CCD sensor 1/2.5 inch Super CCD HR
Number of total pixels:5.22 million pixels
Number of recorded pixels Still image: 4:3 ratio: 2,592 x 1,944 (5.04 million) / 2,736 x 1,824 (3:2 format) / 2,048 x 1,536 / 1,600 x 1,200 / 640 x 480 pixels, Movie: 640 x 480 / 320 x 240 pixels, 30 frames per second with sound
Storage media: xD-Picture Card?
File format: Still image: JPEG (Exif Ver 2.2). Movie: AVI (Motion JPEG) (Design Rule for Camera File System compliant / DPOF compatible)
Lens 3.0x refractive optical compact non-extending zoom lens, F3.5 ? F4.2
Lens focal length Equivalent to 36 ? 108mm on a 35mm camera
Focus Auto focus
Focus distance Normal: approx. 60cm to infinity, Macro: approx. 8cm (W) / approx. 45cm (T)
Shutter speed 4 sec. to 1/1,000 sec. (depending on shooting mode)
Aperture F3.5 / 5.0 / 8.0
Sensitivity Auto / equivalent to ISO 64 / 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600
Exposure control 256-zone TTL metering
Exposure modes Programmed AE, 5 pre-programmed scene types (SP) Natural Light, Sports, Night Scene, Portrait, Landscape
White balance Automatic, Manual (Fine, Shade, Fluorescent Light (Daylight), Fluorescent Light (Warm White) Fluorescent Light (Cool White), Incandescent Light
LCD monitor 2.5″ TFT with reinforced glass (approx. 232,000 pixels) approx. 100% coverage
Flash Auto, Effective range: Wide angle approx. 0.3m ? 3.0m, Telephoto approx. 0.6m ? 2.3m, Flash Mode: Auto, Red-eye Reduction, Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Slow Synchro., Red-eye Reduction + Slow Synchro.
Self-timer Approx 2 / 10 sec.
Video output NTSC / PAL selectable
Digital Interface USB 2.0 (Hi-Speed)
Power source NP-40 Li-on rechargeable battery, NP-40 charger/cradle (included) or AC-5V power adaptor (included)
Dimensions 90.0 (W) x 55 (H) x 18.6 (D) mm
Weight 130g (excluding batteries and media)

Camera functions FinePix Z2 Zoom

Digital zoom 5.7x
LCD brightness Auto brightness-up function with low light viewfinder button
Shooting modes Normal: Auto, Programmed Scene Position (SP), Manual, Macro, Movie (Portrait, Landscape, Sports, Night Scene, Natural Light) Continuous: 1. Top 3 (max 2.2 frames/sec, up to 3 frames) 2. Final 3 (max 2.2 frames/sec, up to 3 frames) 3. Long-period (max 0.8 frames/sec, up to 40 frames at 5M(N))
Colour modes B&W / Chrome / Standard
Voice memo Up to 30 sec. WAV format
Playback Single frame (with max. 4.05 playback zoom at standard 4:3 format), 9 multi-frame
PictBridge Compatible

Accessories included
* 16MB xD-Picture Card?
* PictureCradle CP-FXZ1
* Li-ion battery: NP-40
* AC power adaptor: AC-5VW
* Hand strap
* USB cable (Mini-B type)
* AV cable for the FinePix Z1
* Owner’s manual
* CD-ROM containing: FinePix Viewer, ImageMixer VCD2 LE for FinePix

Optional accessories
* xD-Picture Card?: 16, 32, 64, 128, 256, 512MB, 1GB capacities currently available
* Li-ion rechargeable battery: NP-40
* Battery charger: BC-65
* AC power adaptor (AC-5VH/5VHS/5VX)
* PC card adaptor (DPC-AD)
* CompactFlash? Card Adaptor (DPC-CF)
* USB Pen Drive/xD-Picture Card? Reader (DPC-UD1)
* Soft case