Take your first digital steps with Fujifilm’s FinePix A205S Zoom
29 July 2003
Fujifilm today announced the arrival of the FinePix A205S Zoom. As easy to use as your TV remote, and with the same point and shoot simplicity, this camera will tame even the most timid technophobe.
Equipped with a 3x Fujinon optical zoom lens, 2 million pixel CCD, Video Out socket, increased battery life and smart Fujifilm design, the FinePix A205S Zoom delivers high quality images without the need to frown over an instruction booklet.
Small buttons and long menus can be intimidating to first timers, but the FinePix A205S Zoom is easier to handle with its larger buttons and a simple layout, making camera navigation child’s play.
As a 2 million pixel camera, the FinePix A205S Zoom’s images are a manageable size. Sending and storing your shots is therefore a much snappier process, whilst the picture quality will have you thinking that a higher spec camera is lurking beneath its simple exterior.
Imagine you don’t have a PC. The Video Out socket connects the camera to your television, et voila – your own private slide show! The pictures can then easily be turned into prints with Fujifilm’s high street photo printing service, FDi.
The cherry on the cake is the 3x Fujinon lens, providing an optical reach that lets you zoom in and automatically gives you crisp image quality.
Fujifilm’s low battery consumption is an added bonus, saving you money on batteries and letting you enjoy taking pictures for even longer.
FinePix A205S Zoom features at a glance:
*3 x Fujinon lens (36 – 108mm equivalent)
*2 million pixel CCD (1600 x 1200 effective image)
*Video Out socket, enabling non-computer users to review shots on the television
*Highly efficient energy consumption
Adrian Clarke, Fujifilm’s Director of Consumer Products, commented, “This camera is the embodiment of ’keep it simple’. It’s not intended to set the world alight with obscure technologies or features – instead it will enthuse people with its total accessibility.”
Long lasting battery life
The FinePix A205S Zoom has been specifically developed to reduce power consumption. The two AA alkaline batteries supplied with the camera deliver an impressive 300 shots under normal conditions (with the LCD monitor switched off). Ni-MH rechargeable batteries are also available as part of the accessories range for even better battery economy.
Straight from the box
The FinePix A205S Zoom is supplied with everything needed to start shooting straight from the box. A full range of accessories including two AA alkaline batteries, 16MB xD-Picture Card™, hand strap, software CD-ROM, video cable, cradle adapter for FinePix A205S and USB cable are bundled with the camera. The supplied software CD includes USB drivers, Fujifilm’s FinePix Viewer 4.0 for image browsing, and ImageMixer VCD for creating multimedia albums.
Pricing and availability
The FinePix A205S Zoom will be available from photographic and electrical retailers in September 2003 at a price that will be finalised closer to the retail launch.
Notes to Editors
For further information and products for review, please contact:
Fiona Hollis / Neil Ashurst
0870 458 4181
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Fuji Photo Film (UK) Ltd
020 7465 5852 / 07775 897360
Further information about Fujifilm’s 4th Generation Super CCD HR technology is available at www.fujifilm.co.uk/di and in the following press release at www.fujifilm.co.uk/presscentre:
Fujifilm launches Super CCD HR (High Resolution) – 22 January 2003
Contact details for customers
For information about Fujifilm and its products, please visit: www.fujifilm.co.uk or call
020 7586 1477.
Prints from digital cameras
Digital camera owners can now get real photographic prints from digital images, without needing a PC. An increasingly wide number of High Street photographic retailers offer Fujifilm FDi print services in-store, allowing users to view, select and enhance their images via an easy-to-use touch screen. The prints are developed on true photographic paper, delivering superb results that are guaranteed to last.
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Fujifilm is committed to developing the very best imaging and information products, both conventional and digital. The company employs more than 72,000 people worldwide, with 173 subsidiaries stretching across four continents. Outside of Japan, Fujifilm has key manufacturing facilities in Europe and the USA for core products such as colour film, colour paper, single use cameras and PS plates, and two further factories in Brazil and China. It has a global turnover in excess of £13 billion.
Fuji Photo Film (UK) Ltd has been supplying the imaging, printing and graphics industries, as well as professional and enthusiast photographers, with high quality, innovative products and services for over 25 years in the UK. It currently employs more than 450 people and has become one of the country's most popular photographic brands. Fujifilm is also the market leader (by value) in digital camera sales, having retained the top share of the UK digital camera market every month since November 1998.
© 2003, Fuji Photo Film (UK) Ltd. Specifications are subject to change.
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