Fujifilm India Private Limited, a pioneer in imaging technologies, announced the expansion of its cutting-edge mirrorless cameras by introducing the imaging all-rounders GFX 100S and X-E4 in a virtual event today. The cameras were unveiled along with three new additions to its array of best-in-class Fujinon lenses.
Keeping in mind the innovation capabilities of Fujifilm’s GFX series, the GFX 100S is equipped with a large format sensor*2 about 1.7 times the size of a 35mm full-frame sensor. The camera uses the world’s highest*1 102MP large format sensor and unique color reproduction technology to deliver superior image quality on a whole new level. Its compact and light weight body, weighing just 900g*3, packs up to 6.0-stops of five-axis image stabilization mechanism*4 as well as an autofocus (AF) function with a high level of speed and accuracy. It delivers portability that is unprecedented for a digital camera carrying an image sensor bigger than 35mm full-frame sensors, broadening the scope of photographic situations for its users. The ability to attain focus on a subject quickly and accurately increases the camera’s portability.
With innovation at the forefront at Fujifilm India, the new model offers superior image quality easier than ever before. It is a perfect choice not only for professional photographers who want to take advantage of the large sensor for added photographic expressions but also photography enthusiasts who wish to enjoy the world of 100MP images while hand-holding the camera. It caters to a wide range of scenes thanks to its excellent operability, dust and weather resistant, and the capability to operate at temperatures as low as -10℃. Furthermore, the camera enables video production in premium image quality, owing to its capability to record smooth 4K/30P video in rich tonality.
Commenting on the announcement, Mr. Haruto Iwata, Managing Director, Fujifilm India Pvt Ltd. said, “As the pioneers in imaging capabilities, at Fujifilm India, we aim for excellence of the photographers by innovating for the best image quality and optimum control in our range of cameras. It is our constant endeavor to deliver a new generation of large format cameras to suit a needs of creative photographers and experts. With the launch of our top-of-the-class GFX 100s and our new line-up of Fujinon lenses, we want to deliver remarkable excellence in innovation in terms of producing images with incredible details, beautifully smooth gradations and wonderfully accurate colors. With our philosophy of ‘Never Stop’, our new range will help the photography community to realize their vision in its truest form all while ensuring that the users are at the center of their creative universe.”
Elaborating about the product, Mr. Arun Babu, General Manager Electronic Imaging and Optical Device, Fujifilm India Pvt Ltd, said, “We are excited to introduce the latest innovative beast to our range of GFX mirrorless digital cameras. We believe this new Fujifilm GFX 100S with an exceedingly high 102MP resolution will be a game changer for all the photographers in the wedding industry from a price point of view. It will offer them to maximize their potential dynamic range of photography in difficult scenes and adjust images to highlight tone, shadow tone, color, and sharpness. At Fujifilm, it is our constant endeavor and we take immense pride in introducing such innovative technologies and expand the consumer’s photography experience with leading innovative mirrorless digital cameras.”
To add to the experience of the GFX 100S, the company has also introduced FUJINON Lens GF80mmF1.7 R WR that perfectly complements the camera’s capabilities. The new interchangeable GF lenses is specially designed for GFX Series of mirrorless digital cameras. The lens is made with a large-diameter standard prime lens with a focal length of 80mm (equivalent to 63mm in the 35mm full-frame format). Among lenses for digital cameras featuring the large format sensors, it achieves an ultra-bright maximum aperture of F1.7 for creamy and beautiful bokeh. With its autofocus (AF) system, users can capture subjects accurately to create high-quality portraits. GF lenses are Fujifilm’s highest-grade lenses delivering ultra-high resolution performance and wide tonal reproduction. GF lenses use Fujifilm’s exceptional optical design technology and production technology that processes lens surfaces with the precision at a submicron level, fostered through the development of FUJINON Lenses.
The Fujifilm GFX 100S and the FUJINON Lens GF80mmF1.7 R WR are now available across India at an INR 539,999 for the GFX100S Body and INR 209,999 for the GF80mmF1.7. The company is additionally running introductory consumer offers on its range of camera and lens.