New Gear: Fujifilm FinePix F70EXR

This is the first of a handful of cameras announced today by Fujifilm. The F70EXR is considered a long-zoom compact, sporting a 10x (27mm to 270mm) Fujinon lens in a body thats pro films like Velvia, Provia and Astia.

This is the first of a handful of cameras announced today by Fujifilm. The F70EXR is considered a long-zoom compact, sporting a 10x (27mm to 270mm) Fujinon lens in a body that's just 22.7mm thick. It's an update to the FinePix F60, boasting a much slicker look and an improved Super CCD EXR sensor. With the EXR sensor come all of the EXR modes, as well as the Film Simulation modes that replicates (or at least attempts to) the look of Fuji's pro films like Velvia, Provia and Astia. It also includes the "super intelligent flash" that Fuji has actually done a great job with in the past when it comes to compacts. Other features include dual stablization to counteract that long lens, using Picture Stabilization and CCD Image Stablization together. The F70EXR will drop in August with a street price of $279.95. Full press release after the jump.

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