Incorporating a 10x optical zoom, the FinePix S5600 is the third mini-SLR styled addition to the FinePix range following the S5000 and S5500.

Incorporating a 10x optical zoom, the FinePix S5600 is the third mini-SLR styled addition to the FinePix range following the S5000 and S5500.
Featuring a new Anti-Blur mode designed to reduce the effects of camera shake or blurring caused by moving objects, low-light shooting is also possible thanks to a wide sensitivity range of 64 to 1600 ISO.
A new 5MP fifth-generation Super CCD HR sensor is integrated into the S5600, while Fujifilm’s new Real Photo Technology promises detailed and clear pictures in varied lighting conditions.
Encased in a new fixed housing, the f/3.2 ? 3.5 Fujinon lens has a focal length of 38-380mm (35mm equivalent), and the camera boasts a fast start-up time of 1.1sec and 0.01sec shutter lag time.
Features new to the S5600 include an automatic pop-up flash, a Highlight warning that indicates if an area is overexposed, and VGA movie recording at a rate of 30fps. As well as Manual Exposure, users also have the option to shoot in RAW and JPEG.
Adrian Clarke from Fujifilm comments: ?We feel we?ve made just the right adjustments with the S5600 Zoom to build upon the huge success of its predecessors without compromising a winning formula.?
The FinePix S5600 will be available in September, with pricing to be announced nearer the time. For more information go to or call 0207 586 1477.

Fujifilm FinePix S5600
Specifications and features

Effective pixels: 5.1 million effective pixels
CCD sensor: 1/2.5 inch Super CCD HR Number of total pixels: 5.22 million
Number of recorded pixels: Still image: 2,592 x 1,944 (5.04 million) / 2,736 x 1,824 (3:2) / 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 monaural sound. Direct storage to media.
Storage media: xD-Picture Card?
File format: Still image: JPEG (Exif Ver 2.2), CCD-RAW
Movie: AVI (Motion JPEG) (Design Rule for Camera File System compliant / DPOF compatible)
Lens: Fujinon 10x optical zoom lens, F3.2 – F3.5
Focal length: F=6.3 – 63 mm (equivalent to 38-380mm on a 35mm camera)
Focus: Auto focus
AF system: TTL contrast-type, AF frame selection: AF (centre), AF (multi), AF (area), AF assist illuminator
Focal range: Normal: Wide-angle: approx 90cm to infinity (in high-speed shooting mode; approx 2m to infinity) Telephoto: approx 2m to infinity (in high-speed shooting mode; approx 4m to infinity) Macro: Wide-angle: approx 10cm to 2m (in high-speed shooting mode; approx 10cm to 2m)
Telephoto: approx 90cm to 2m (in high-speed shooting mode; approx 90cm to 2m)
Shutter speed: 15 sec. to 1/2000 sec. depending on shooting mode
Aperture (wide-angle): F3.2 ? F8 (9 steps)
Sensitivity: Auto / equivalent to ISO 64 / 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600
Exposure control: Program AE
Exposure compensation: -2 EV to +2 EV in 1/3 EV-step increments (P, S, A, M)
Light metering: TTL 64-zone metering
White balance: Automatic scene recognition/Preset (Fine, Shade, Fluorescent (Daylight), Fluorescent (Warm White), Fluorescent (Cool White), Incandescent)/Custom
LCD monitor: 1.8?, aspect ratio 4:3, approx. 115,000 pixels TFT colour LCD monitor. Approx. 100% coverage
Viewfinder: 0.33?, 115,000 pixels electronic viewfinder. Approx. 100% coverage.
Flash: Auto flash, Effective range: Wide angle approx. 30cm ? 4m
Telephoto approx. 80cm ? 4m, 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 input/output: USB 2.0 High Speed
Power source options: 4 x AA-size Alkaline batteries, 4 x AA-size NiMH batteries (not included, sold separately), AC Power Adapter AC-5VX (not included, sold separately)
Dimensions: 113.5 (W) x 85 (H) x 112 (D) mm
Weight: Approx. 370g (excluding batteries and media)

Camera functions
Photography functions: High-speed shooting, best framing, post shot assist window, frame no. memory
Digital zoom: Approx. 5.7x (10x optical zoom lens used together; max zoom scale 57x)
Colour modes: B&W / Chrome / Standard
Playback: Digital zoom: approx. 4x. Trimming, image rotate, automatic playback, multi-frame playback, sorting by date, voice memo, exposure information with histogram and highlight warning, navigation screen
PictBridge: Compatible

Accessories included
* 16MB xD-Picture Card?
* 4 x AA-type Alkaline batteries
* Shoulder strap
* USB cable (mini-B)
* A/V cable
* Lens cap
* Owner’s manual
* CD-ROM containing: USB driver, FinePix Viewer, ImageMixer VCD2 LE for FinePix, RAW file converter LE