FUJIFILM has announced the upcoming launch of its latest Z-series compact camera – Fujifilm FinePix Z900 EXR, which combines a high-resolution, powerful 16 MP EXR CMOS sensor with a wide (16:9) 3.5-inch multi-touch screen, offering an enhanced Flash animation UI with tap and shoot function that is designed for one touch focus and shooting.

Main features of Fujifilm FinePix Z900 EXR:

  • 16 megapixel BSI EXR CMOS sensor
  • Wide-angle 28mm FUJINON lens with 5x optical zoom
  • Large 3.5-inch multi-touch widescreen display
  • New EXR Auto mode to recognize 27 scenes
  • Advanced CMOS Shift Image Stabilization plus High Speed Auto Focus
  • Advanced Detection and Flex Shooting – Face Recognition (8 faces) and Face Detection (10 faces) with automatic red-eye removal
  • One-touch access to 1080p full HD video recording
  • Full resolution high-speed continuous shooting at up to 12 fps
  • Pixel Fusion Movie technology optimized for low light environments
  • Facebook/YouTube Automatic Upload for easy uploading photos and movies to social networking sites
  • Dual Direction GUI with beautiful vector font
  • Motion Panorama 360° Mode for 180°, 240˚ or full 360˚ panoramic shots
  • Three variants of stylish color – matte black, red and blue

“The new FinePix Z900 EXR blends our most fashion-forward design with a powerful 16-MegaPixel EXR CMOS sensor to give users a technology-packed camera for a night out on the town with friends when they want to capture the fun at every stop,” commented David Troy, director of marketing, Digital Cameras, Electronics Imaging Division, FUJIFILM North America Corporation. “When design and function matter the most, the Z900 EXR is the hands-down choice for people who want fast multi touch operation, quick access to full HD video and speedy shooting modes that never miss a shot.”

The new compact, slim and stylish Fujifilm FinePix Z900 EXR digital camera which measures 100.8 (W) x 59 (H) x 18.2 (D) mm and weighs just 135 grams is scheduled to hit the market in May 2011 for about $280.