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Lee Yuan Sheng
01-05-2011, 02:30 PM
<p>Finally, here is the budget-ier and truly budget among Fujifilm's spew of releases.</p><p><img src="http://images.thoughtsmedia.com/resizer/thumbs/size/600/dht/auto/1294234327.usr15670.jpg" /></p><p>Starting off here are Fujifilm's <strong>Finepix T200</strong> and <strong>T300</strong>, which are essentially compact superzooms. Both feature 14 megapixel CCDs, 10x 28-280mm equivalent f/3.4-5.6 zoom lenses, sensor-shift image stabilisation, and 720p videos. The <strong>T200 </strong>has a 2.7" LCD screen, comes in gunmetal grey (tasty!), for about US$180, while the T300 has a 3" LCD screen, comes in black, for about US$200. The former will ship in March, while the latter will ship in April.</p><p><a href="http://www.dcresource.com/news/newsitem.php?id=4226" target="_blank">Fujifilm Finepix T200/T300</a></p><p>Next up is another update to Fujifilm's Z slider series, the <strong>Finepix Z90</strong> compact. It's mostly an incremental update, with a 14 megapixel CCD, a 5x 28-140mm equivalent f/3.9-4.9 zoom lens, 3" touchscreen LCD, and 720p videos. Available in Januarary for about US$170. Photo of the Z90 after the break.</p><p><a href="http://www.dcresource.com/news/newsitem.php?id=4227" target="_blank">Fujifilm Finepix Z90</a></p><p>Finally, we have FIVE budget cameras ranging from US$90 to US$160. I know at the very budget end, every dollar counts, but is segmenting the market so finely going to help anyone? Why not just have two cameras, a slightly more advanced model, and a really basic model, and be done with it? Confusing the consumer at this level is just not a good idea.</p><p>Anyway, the models here are the lithium-ion battery powered&nbsp;<strong>Finepix JV200</strong>, <strong>JX300</strong>, and <strong>J350</strong>, and the AA powered, <strong>AV200</strong> and <strong>AX300</strong>. They're all pretty much variations on 14 megapixel CCD sensors (save for the J350 with 16 megapixels, which makes me wonder why), with either a 3x or 5x zoom lens of either 28-140mm equivalent or 36-108mm equivalent. Photos of all five cameras at the link.</p><p><a href="http://www.dcresource.com/news/newsitem.php?id=4192" target="_blank">Fujifilm Finepix JV200/JX300/J350/AV200/AX300</a></p><p><MORE /><img src="http://images.thoughtsmedia.com/resizer/thumbs/size/600/dht/auto/1294234368.usr15670.jpg" /></p>