The new Fuji FinePix S9900W arrives as a minor refresh of last year’s S9400W superzoom camera that Fujifilm introduced last March. Maintaining the same 50x Fujinon optical zoom lens and 5-Axis Optical Image Stabilization system (2-axis optical + 3-axis electronic), the S9900W offers a massively versatile distance vary of 24-1200mm equivalent, and a nice, steady shot for each stills and video.
As for different aspects, this new model isn’t leaps and bounds totally different from the previous one, that includes a nearly-identical exterior style, although the new model is currently offered with a rather tweaked, lightly-textured end instead of sleek end as on the previous model. The S9900W includes full PASM modes, an equivalent sixteen.2-megapixel, 1/2.3″-type CMOS backside-illuminated sensing element with a most ISO sensitivity of twelve,800 and therefore the same variable aperture vary of f/2.9 to f/6.5 across the zoom vary.
Carried over from last year’s updates, Fujifilm has enclosed variety of smaller options like focus peaking, a bar graph read in each shooting and playback mode, and intrinsical interval shooting. It conjointly encompasses a “Motion Panorama” mode that permits for fluid, single-sweep panorama pictures up to a full 360 degrees. additionally to a ten frames-per-second full-res burst mode, the Fujifilm S9900W conjointly encompasses a intrinsical HDR capture mode as well as eleven advanced filter effects — up from ten filter selections within the previous model. Fans of close-up photography can appreciate the Super Macro mode that permits the camera to focus all the way down to a mere 1cm, whereas capturing terribly far subjects can take pleasure in up to 2x magnification (100x total) with Fuji’s Intelligent Digital Zoom.
Video recording choices conjointly stay unchanged during this invigorated model. Movies areaunit captured fully HD one,920 x 1,080 resolution at a 60i frame rate. there’s conjointly one,280 x 720 HD video at 60p frame rate, still as Coyote State resolution video of 640 x 480 at thirty frames per second. For slow-motion video, the S9900W offers a high-speed video capture mode during a range of frame rates with 120fps, 240fps and up to a blazingly quick 480fps obtainable at reduced resolutions.
Built-in Wi-Fi wireless networking practicality is additionally a trademark feature of the Fujifilm S9900W (hence the “W” within the name), permitting it to speak either with automaton or iOS phones and tablets employing a free Fujifilm Camera Application, or with computers connected to an equivalent network mistreatment Fujifilm PC AutoSave code. The automaton and iOS app permit users to review, transfer and geotag each pictures and movies; up to thirty pictures is transferred during a single operation. The PC app, meanwhile, backs up everything on your camera whenever it’s connected to the wireless network.
The S9900W conjointly gains device shooting capabilities — another upgrade from last year’s model, that solely offered wireless transfer. mistreatment the free Fujifilm Camera Remote app, users area unit able to trigger the shutter still as management the optical lens remotely from their good device.
Images and flicks is framed either on a three.0-inch digital display panel or AN electronic finder. The rear digital display encompasses a 460,000-dot resolution, whereas the EVF gets a notable improvement in resolution, going from a modest 201,000 dots to 920,000 dots and still provides concerning ninety seven field of read coverage.
Power comes from four AA batteries, and Fuji rates the S9900W nearly as good for up to three hundred shots on a charge with a group of base-forming disposables or up to 700 shots with metal AA batteries. The Fuji FinePix S9900W are obtainable within the USA market from March 2015, priced at concerning US$350 in black, red or white.