Fuji Film has introduced an upgraded luxury version of their 12.3 megapixel X100 camera. They are calling it the X100 BLACK Limited Edition Premium Set, and it looks to be just the thing for those stealthy image capture recon missions….or just looking supremely stylish while photographing your favorite model muse. The X100 Black sports all the standard features of the well equipped standard FinePix X100 – including the Fujinon 23mm F2 lens, the large APS-C CMOS sensor capable of packing 12.3 million pixels, and the new EXR processor to produce high-quality images and HD video. In addition to the standard features of the X100 this limited edition blacked out variant comes with a lens hood, adapter ring assembly, clear lens protector filter, lens barrel, and leather case all of which come in matching black finish to complete the look.
The X100 Black has been limited to a run of just 10,000 units worldwide and comes in at $500 over the standard X100 for a total of $1,700 for the limited edition X100 BLACK.
Here is the official press release from Fuji Film:
FUJIFILM NOW SHIPPING LIMITED EDITION FUJIFILM X100 BLACK, INTRODUCED AT CES 2012
Valhalla, N.Y., March 8, 2012 – Following the introduction of the FUJIFILM X100 Black Premium Edition during the 2012 International CES in Las Vegas in January, FUJIFILM North America Corporation today confirmed that the camera is now shipping and available for purchase.
The FUJIFILM X100 Black Premium Edition ($1,699.95 MSRP) is a limited release all black version of the high-end compact FUJIFILM X100 digital camera that is currently available. The X100 Black Premium Edition will come with a genuine leather case, a lens hood, an adapter ring and a protective filter; and will also include a Limited Edition numbered card for product authentication.
Since debuting last spring, the FUJIFILM X100 continues to be one of the top-selling digital cameras, and it is known for delivering professional performance and unsurpassed high resolution images. The premium compact camera features the newly-developed FUJINON 23mm (135 equivalent: 35mm) F2 lens and the 12 megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor to deliver those premium images. The camera is also equipped with the world’s first “Hybrid Viewfinder,” which switches between the optical viewfinder (OVF) and electronic viewfinder (EVF).