Fuji has introduced four new FinePix cameras — the 6.3-megapixel F10, the 5.1-megapixel Z1, the 4.1-megapixel A345 and the 5.2-megapixel A350 — and a portable printer, Digital Mobile Printer MP-70, that can download photos from cell phones via infrared. The FinePix F10, which will ship in April for US$499.95, features a 2.5-inch LCD, 3x optical and 6.2x digital zoom, video capture ability at 640 x 480 or 320 x 240 resolution, five preprogrammed scene modes and a rechargeable battery. It supports the PictBridge, DPOF and EXIF Print 2.2 printing interfaces and uses xD-Picture media, with a 16MB card included.
The FinePix Z1, which ships in June for $449.95, is a slim camera — Fuji says it’s skinnier than a deck of cards — that comes in black or silver and offers a 2.5-inch LCD, 3x optical and 5.7x digital zoom, video capture ability at 640 x 480 or 320 x 240 resolution, five preprogrammed scene modes and a rechargeable battery. It supports the same printing interfaces as the F10 and comes with a 16MB xD-Picture media card, although it also includes a charging cradle.
The FinePix A345 and A350 cameras, which will ship in March for $249.95 and $299, include a 1.7-inch LCD, 3x optical and 3.6x digital (4.1x digital in the A350) zoom, video capture ability at 320 x 240 or 160 x 120 resolution, four preprogrammed scene modes and a pair of AA batteries. They support the PictBridge and Exif Print interfaces and come with a 16MB cD-Picture card.
All four cameras employ USB 2.0 connectivity and require Mac OS X v10.2.8, 256MB RAM and 400MB free hard drive space. Product pages were not available on the Fuji Web site as MacCentral posted this article.
The Fuji Digital Mobile Printer MP-70 produces credit card-size 254dpi RGB photos in approximately 20 seconds. It can handle images up to three megapixels and runs on two rechargeable Lithium batteries. The diminutive printer, which Fuji says is about the size of a wallet, is compatible with many models of Nokia, Siemens and Sony Ericsson phones. Fuji expects to ship it in early summer, but no price was announced. A product page was not available.