Last Updated (14 May’13):
- Review & Sample Photos @ Pocket-lint
Fujifilm FinePix XP170 is a 14 megapixel CMOS sensor rugged camera which offers a 5x optical zoom (28-140mm) with water repellent coating and Wireless Image Transfer. It features Full 1080p HD Video Recording and underwater movie mode, High speed movie – 80/160/240 fps, Continuous shooting – max 12 frames (3/5/10 fps), and Improved 2.7-inch LCD with anti-reflection coating. It also offers rugged durability of waterproof up to 10m, Shockproof up to 2m, Freezeproof to -10°C, and Dust/sandproof. The camera measures (W x H x D) 102.7 x 71.3 x 27.4 mm / 4.0 x 2.8 x 1.0 in. and weight Approx. 205g / 7.2oz. (including battery and memory card).
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Fujifilm FinePix XP170 Reviews
Pocket-lint reviews the Fujifilm FinePix XP170 and writes;
“The XP-series has carried an affordable price legacy. Until now. The XP170’s addition of Wireless Image Transfer hoiks this price point up beyond its XP150 predecessor, acquiring a more sizable £220 asking price.”
Steves-digicams reviews the Fujifilm FinePix XP170 and writes;
“I like the sturdy feel of this camera. It feels like it’s well-built and the double-lock on the compartment latch should make you feel comfortable taking this model into difficult environmental conditions.”
Ephotozine reviews the Fujifilm FinePix XP170 and writes;
“Detail in images isn’t great even at the lowest of ISO settings, but if you aren’t going to be using the images for large prints but for sharing on the web, this won’t be of much concern, particularly as colour reproduction is good enough. Where the XP170 does excel is with its range of features and handling. There is full 1080p HD video recording, Wi-Fi, impressive panoramas and the battery life is very good.”
Imaging-resource reviews the Fujifilm FinePix XP170 and writes;
“As well as still images, the FinePix XP170 can capture Full HD movies; that’s 1,920 x 1,080 pixels, at 30 frames per second. Alternate resolutions include 720p (1,280 x 720) and VGA (640 x 480). These are recorded with monaural sound using H.264 compression, and saved in a .MOV file.”
Fujifilm FinePix XP170 Reviews
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Fujifilm FinePix XP170 User Reviews
“Love all the features of this!! the wireless image transfer is great!!! Takes great pics above and below water. Takes good videos underwater also. Perfect camera!!” – By jamiers
Very Good, so far!!
“Good quality photos, good video in well lit areas. Quality gets grainy if the lighting is poor but it has a built in light, I haven’t had a chance to use the underwater feature.” – By Jeremy T. Driscoll
Fujifilm FinePix XP170 Sample Photos
- Fujifilm FinePix XP170 Sample Photos @ Ephotozine
- Fujifilm FinePix XP170 Sample Photos @ Steves-digicams
Fujifilm FinePix XP170 User Manual (PDF)
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Fujifilm FinePix XP170 Features
The Fujifilm FinePix XP170 is new rugged camera which offers 4-way Protection consists of waterproof to 10m, shockproof to 2m, sealed against dust and sand, and even works in temperatures down to -10°C. It also comes with a new Wireless Image Transfer feature which lets you fast upload your images to social networking sites such as YouTube, Facebook, etc. This feature also allows you to connect the camera with any Android smartphone/tablet or iPhone/iPad via the simple download of the “FUJIFILM Photo Receiver” free app to their device.
The camera is able to record Full 1080p HD Video at 30 frames-per-second instantly with just a touch of a movie button then you can playback the video on your big screen HDTV. There is a high quality Fujinon 5x Optical Zoom & 28mm Wide Lens which provide picture-perfect results. Not only that, this camera also offers highly effective CMOS-shift and high ISO image stabilization which effectively reduce the blur caused by camera shake and ensures images captured crisp and clear, even at the full 5x zoom.
Moreover, the bright, clear 2.7-inch LCD is equipped with an anti-reflective coating for excellent visibility, making the camera is easy to view the images of underwater world.
The Fujifilm FinePix XP170 Highlight Features:
+ CMOS-shift Image Stabilization (CIS) System
+ Improved start-up and shot-to-shot times
+ 10 frames-per-second burst shooting
+ Tracking Auto Focus (AF)
+ 360° Motion Panorama Mode
+ Scene Recognition Auto (SR AUTO)
+ Face Detection
+ Automatic Red-eye Removal
+ Li-on Rechargeable Battery (capable of taking up to 300 shots per charge)
See also: Digital Camera | Fujifilm | Waterproof Digital Cameras