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Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR wants to give your phone a wireless hug

Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR wants to give your phone a wireless hug

Fujifilm has outed its latest compact camera, the FinePix F800EXR, pairing a sizable 20x optical zoom with the convenience of wireless transfer between it and your smartphone or tablet. Install the Fujifilm Photo Receiver on your Android or iOS device, and it can suck over shots - thirty at a time - while using he the company's Camera Application turns the handset into a GPS logger, sending location details to the F800EXR to be geotagged to each shot.

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Fujifilm axes select Fujichrome film as digital eats photography

Fujifilm axes select Fujichrome film as digital eats photography

The decline of film photography continues, with Fujifilm announcing the discontinuation of several of its films including Velvia 100F. "Due to decreasing demand globally we have to announce the withdrawal of some formats of Velvia 100F and Velvia 50" Fujifilm product manager for professional film Gabriel Da Costa said of the company's decision. "It is an unfortunate consequence of of digital capture, that some of the slower selling silver-halide lines will drop off the radar."

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Fujifilm sues Motorola over mobile phone photo patents

Fujifilm sues Motorola over mobile phone photo patents

Japanese camera company Fujifilm has filed a patent infringement suit against Motorola. The suit alleges that Motorola is infringing on four different patents associated with camera technology in mobile phones. Fujifilm claims it notified Motorola in 2011 that it believed Motorola products were infringing on four of its patents. Fujifilm says that it and Motorola held a number of face-to-face meetings over the matter and apparently; those meetings didn't go well.

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Fujifilm unveils new waterproof XP170 digital camera

Fujifilm unveils new waterproof XP170 digital camera

Fujifilm has unveiled a new digital camera called the FinePix XP170. The camera has a 14-megapixel resolution and is waterproof to 33 feet. The camera can survive drops from 6.5 feet and temperatures as low as 14°F. The camera is also dustproof and clearly aimed at outdoorsy types that need a rugged camera that can survive adventures.

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Fujifilm X-Pro1 official: 16MP interchangeable lens rangefinder

Fujifilm X-Pro1 official: 16MP interchangeable lens rangefinder

Fujifilm has officially launched the X-Pro1, a beautifully retro camera pairing rangefinder styling with a 16-megapixel APS-C sensor and interchangeable lenses. Revealed at CES this morning - though leaked last week - the X-Pro1 is a litany of Fujifilm goodness: the company's EXR processor paired with its X-Trans sensor, and a second-gen version of the hybrid viewfinder that so impressed on the X100.

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Fujifilm X-Pro 1 leaks: 16MP, hybrid EVF and interchangeable primes

Fujifilm X-Pro 1 leaks: 16MP, hybrid EVF and interchangeable primes

Fujifilm's great gush of digital cameras this morning missed out one gem, the Fujifilm X-Pro 1, an interchangeable lens camera building on the successful X100. Packing a custom 16-megapixel APS-CMOS sensor, according to a prematurely posted press release, along with a new filter array and proprietary EXR processor, the X-Pro 1 will initially be offered with a choice of three Fujinon prime lenses.

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Fujifilm outs 27 cameras: Compacts, Superzooms and Bridge

Fujifilm outs 27 cameras: Compacts, Superzooms and Bridge

Fujifilm has gushed out of torrent of cameras pre-CES, revealing 27 new models in addition to the DSLR-style X-S1. A mixture of point-and-shoots, bridge cameras and superzooms, some including built-in GPS and weatherproofing, others packing up to 30x optical zooms and Full HD 1080p video recording, if you're looking for a new standalone camera then Fujifilm is hoping its scattergun approach will leave you with at least one or two to choose from. We've got all the details you need beyond the cut.

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Olympus HQ raided over $1.7bn fraud

Olympus HQ raided over $1.7bn fraud

Olympus has officially confirmed that Japanese prosecutors have raided its offices and the home of one of the former company executives that knew about the fraud the company was found to have committed. It has come to light that Olympus had for years hidden investment losses using questionable practices and acquisitions. The prosecutors that raided the Olympus HQ are working in conjunction with police and financial regulators.

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Fujifilm tipped for Olympus takeover

Fujifilm tipped for Olympus takeover

Fujifilm has been tipped as a possible buyer for ailing Olympus, swooping in to rescue the struggling Japanese camera firm as full details of its $1.1bn accounting cover-up. The rumors come as Fuji Xerox prepares a renewed push into Asian markets, particularly China, Bloomberg reports, while its rival flounders amid revelations of investment cover-ups and malpractice.

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Fujifilm X-S1 packs 26x zoom and EVF

Fujifilm X-S1 packs 26x zoom and EVF

Fujifilm has launched its latest X series camera, the Fujifilm X-S1, billed as the reinvention of the bridge camera. Packing a 12-megapixel sensor, 26x optical zoom and up to 10fps continuous shooting, the X-S1 has both an adjustable 3-inch display - which Fujifilm reckons can be used outdoors in sunlight - along with a 1.44m pixel EVF. There's also Full HD video recording and optical image stabilization.

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