FUJIFILM released new compact camera FUJIFILM XQ2 with professional functions. It is equipped with X-Trans CMOS II sensor with 2/3-inch size, which is significantly larger, than sensors with 1/2.3-inch or 1/1.7-inch sizes, which are usually set up into compact cameras. It resolution is 12 MP. Camera can save photos in JPEG, RAW and RAW + JPEG formats ( 2nd and 3rd can usually be found only in professional cameras ) with 4000 x 3000 pixels resolution. Fujinon lens can magnify image by 4x times and its stabilization is performed by optics movements. Camera can record videos in following modes : Full HD 1920 x 1080 60p / 30p, HD 1280 x 720 60p / 30p and VGA 640 x 480 30p with stereo sound, and save it in MOV format with H.264 image encoding and Linear PCM stereo sound format. Its TFT LCD display has 3-inch size and 920K dots resolution. Camera stores photos and videos on SD, SDHC and SDXC flash memory cards and supports Wi-Fi connections for their transmitting to mobile devices and for remote control of camera from smartphone. Camera has following connectors : USB 2.0 for data transmitting and battery recharging and HDMI Micro for images and videos viewing on screens of TV or monitor. One charge of Li-ion battery is enough for making of 240 photos. Camera sizes are : 100 x 58.5 x 33.3 mm ( width x height x depth ), and its weight is : 206 g. It can work in 0 – 40 degrees on Celsius temperatures range and in 10 – 80 % relative air humidity range. Package contains : FUJIFILM XQ2 camera itself, Li-ion battery, recharger, USB cable, strap on hand, CD-ROM disk with software and user’s guide. There is ability to buy separately waterproof case, which allows to use camera underwater and in intensive rain.
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