Valhalla, NY—Fujifilm North America Corporation’s FinePix XP130 is the newest addition to it rugged series of compact point-and-shoot cameras. Moreover, the XP130 is the first in the line to feature the latest Bluetooth technology for instant image transfer.
In addition, it is equipped with new shooting functions, such as an electronic level and eye detection. Employing an integrated Fujinon lens and four protection features in a lightweight body, the XP130 is touted as “the perfect companion for any kind of adventure.”
XP130 Four-Way Protection
The XP130 is waterproof down to 65 feet, shockproof to withstand a fall of 5.7 feet, freezeproof to 14°F and dustproof. In addition, it has a protective, double-locking mechanism for the battery compartment. And with a grip design for one-handed use, the XP130 is built for ease of use in any shooting conditions.
Bluetooth Pairing for Photo Transfer and Printing
Employing the latest Bluetooth technology and wireless LAN connectivity, the XP130 can instantly transfer images to a smartphone or tablet. And it will sync time and location information from the camera to the images.
Utilizing the free Fujifilm Camera Remote app, users can take advantage of this feature to share photos and videos with family or friends. In addition, using the app, the camera offers remote operation, such as releasing the shutter or zooming in and out. Furthermore, images can be transferred from the XP130 directly to an Instax Share printer.
Key FinePix XP130 Specs
The XP130 uses a 16.4 megapixel back-illuminated CMOS sensor and a Fujinon 5x optical zoom lens that includes a 28mm wide-angle setting. Also, with Intelligent Digital Zoom technology, the optical zoom range can be doubled to 10x. In addition, the XP130 employs optical image stabilization to minimize the effects of camera shake even in low light.
The camera also records Full HD video at 1080/60p with a dedicated movie button. And a wind filter setting aids in reducing the wind noise that is often a problem with outdoor movie recording. The P&S has a 3-inch, 920K-dot LCD monitor with antireflective coating designed to enable users to comfortably check composition and pictures taken in bright daylight or underwater. Moreover, the camera’s operation buttons are sized and positioned to permit smooth operation even while wearing gloves or holding the camera with one hand.
In addition, the camera’s new electronic level feature is particularly useful when capturing horizontal subjects such as landscapes, scenery or architecture. For portraits, there is also a new eye-detection function designed to focus on the eyes of the subject.
Also featured are: cinemagraph mode that produces still images with moving elements; a time-lapse video function that automatically converts images to a video format utilizing the interval timer; burst mode for capturing photos at 10 frames per sec; and an advanced burst mode for 60-fps shooting. The XP130 also provides scene recognition mode where the camera analyzes the scene before optimizing focus, exposure and shutter speed; underwater and underwater macro functions; a motion panorama 360° function for panoramic shots; and a filter function to create artistic effects using a selection of 11 filters when taking pictures or 7 filters during video recording.
Pricing & Availability
The Fujifilm FinePix XP130 will be released in March 2018. It will come in a choice of white, dark silver, yellow, green and blue versions. The XP130 will have a suggested retail price of $229.95. fujifilmusa.com