Earthquake in Japan affects production of the Fujifilm X100 prestige compact

What Digital Camera has received a statement from Fujifilm regarding the factory in Northern Japan that produces the X100 compact camera. Due to the earthquake and resultant tsunami that affected the area production has been stopped temporarily. Contrary to unconfirmed reports on the internet the factory hasn’t been destroyed, simply shut down due to safety concerns. 

The conditions are still being assessed and no timescale has been confirmed as to the release of any further information as yet. If you’d like to donate to the Red Cross to help the earthquake victims please follow this link.