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CES 2012: Fujifilm has said it will produce a Black Premium Edition of its X100 large sensor, fixed lens camera in a limited edition of 10,000 cameras. The black X100s will come with matching lens hood, adapter ring, protective filter and leather 'ever-ready' case. Each will come in a presentation case with a numbered certificate encouraging buyers to use the camera. Beyond the color scheme and accessories, it will remain the same as the standard X100. Pricing hasn't been announced.
To celebrate the outstanding success of the X100, Fujifilm Corporation (President & CEO: Shigetaka Komori) are going to launch a limited edition black version of the camera. There will be 10,000 limited edition units sold worldwide.
Included as part of the X100 Black Premium Edition package is, a genuine leather ‘ever-ready’ case, a lens hood, an adaptor ring and a protective filter. Each package also has a card with a unique X100 Black Premium Edition number printed on it, identifying which of the 10,000 units it is. No more will be made once the initial stock run has sold out.
About the Fujifilm X100 digital camera
The X100 is a premium compact camera that features a bespoke Fujinon 23mm (135 equivalent: 35mm) F2 lens and 12 megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor, combining to deliver exceptional image quality.
The camera is also equipped with the world's first "Hybrid Viewfinder", which switches between the optical viewfinder (OVF) and electronic viewfinder (EVF). It incorporates cutting-edge digital functions, whilst offering the operability of traditional cameras with the aperture ring at the lens and the exposure compensation dial on the top plate.
Since its launch, the camera has been regularly singled out as outstanding and has won numerous awards such as the TIPA, EISA and Camera GP2011 Editors Award.