Fujifilm launches rugged FinePix XP130 camera

Fujifilm FinePix XP130

Fujifilm has announced the FinePix XP130, a new addition to the company’s rugged XP series of cameras. Featuring Bluetooth for easy image transfer, the newly announced XP130 also comes with new shooting functions such as an electronic level and eye detection for a better autofocus performance.

Key features

  • 16.4-megapixel 1/2.3-inch back-illuminated CMOS sensor
  • 28-140mm (35mm full-frame equivalent) Fujinon F3.9-4.9 lens
  • 3-inch 920k-dot LCD monitor with anti-reflective coating
  • Waterproof up to 65 feet/20 meters, shockproof to 5.7 feet/1.75 meters, freeze proof to 14°F/ -10°C and dust proof
  • Bluetooth pairing and Wireless LAN connectivity
  • Full HD video at 1080/60p
  • Electronic Level Feature: Useful for capturing horizontal subjects
  • Eye Detection Autofocus

Equipped with a 16.4-megapixel back-illuminated CMOS sensor and a Fujinon 28-140mm equivalent (5x optical zoom) F3.9-4.9 lens, the newly announced Fujifilm FinePix XP130 comes with a 3-inch, 920k-dot TFT colour LCD display. The camera allows for Full HD 1080p video capture at 60p, and features interval shooting and timelapse video shooting modes. Fujifilm claims the camera is waterproof up to 65 feet (20 metres), shockproof up to 5.7 feet (1.75 metres), dustproof, and freezeproof to -10°C. The camera features a protective double-locking mechanism for the battery compartment.

Fujifilm FinePix XP130

As mentioned earlier, the FinePix XP130 features an electronic level, a useful aid when capturing horizontal subjects and landscapes, and a new eye detection feature designed to focus on the eyes of your subject. An added feature is the Cinemagraph mode that produces still images with moving elements. The camera has a continuous shooting “burst mode button” that allow you to shoot at speeds of up to 10fps at full resolution. The camera doesn’t support shooting raw uncompressed images.

Fujifilm says its battery will last you for as many as 240 stills with a one time charge. You can use the camera with the Fujifilm Camera Remote app on your smartphone or tablet to remotely release the shutter, adjust zoom settings, or switch the camera to the video recording mode.

Available in black, blue, green, yellow, and white, the new Fujifilm FinePix XP130 will begin shipping in the U.S. in March 2018 for $229.95 or approximately ₹14,600. There is no information on when the new camera will make it to the Indian market at this time.