FujiFilm blur the multimedia line by bringing out a combined digital camera and MP3 player, this little camera looks more like a MiniDisc player but actually plays MP3's (uploaded by USB). It's equipped with FujiFilm's 2.4 megapixel SuperCCD outputting 2400 x 1600, 1280 x 960 or 640 x 480. Priced at 88,000 YEN (about US$880), available July 1st in Japan.
Warning: not yet verified but this may be a Japan Domestic market only product.
FujiFilm FinePix 40i specifications
|Imager||FujiFilm 1/1.7" 2.4 megapixel SuperCCD|
|Image sizes||2400 x 1800, 1260 x 960, 640 x 480|
|Lens||Fixed 36mm (35mm equiv.)|
|ISO sensitivity||ISO 200 equiv.|
|Shutter speed||1/4s - 1/1000s (mechanical)|
|Apertures||F2.8 / F9.8|
|Exposure compensation||+/-1.5EV in 0.3EV steps|
|White Balance||Auto + Seven manual settings|
|Flash||Auto, Anti red-eye, Forced on, Forced off, Slow Sync|
|Video mode||320 x 240 Motion JPEG (with audio) up to 80 seconds|
|Audio playback||MP3 (can only be uploaded via USB onto "ID" SmartMedia)|
|Storage||SmartMedia (up to 64MB)|
|Connectivity||USB (req. for uploading of MP3's due to copy protection)|
|A/V jack||Audio & Video output|
|Power Supply||2 x NiMH AA rechargables|
|Weight||210g (7.4 oz) - including batteries & SmartMedia|
|Dimensions||85.5 x 71.0 x 28.5 mm (3.4 x 2.8 x 1.1 ")|
Thanks to several different people for emailing me about this, sorry for the delay I'd been out of the country...