The Finepix S4200 is specifically designed for users who want maximum reach without compromising image quality or convenience. Featuring high-quality 24x Fujinon optical zoom lens, the S4200 offers advanced features in compact, robust, easy to use body. In addition, the S4200 also offers key performance improvements in speed and functionality to ensure photographers have all they need to capture high quality images in a wide range of shooting conditions. Fujifilm FinePix S4200 Highlights Fujinon 24x Optical Zoom & Wide 24mm Zoom LensThe widely renown Fujinon Lenses are used popularly in numerous situations including satellites in outer space, TV/film, surveillance, and compact cameras. With the highly adept manufacture of Fujifilm, high precision optic and technology are provided for the best 24mm wide angle and 24x optical zoom. Super EBC - Aiming for High Quality ImagesThe lens elements used in the FinePix S4200 have been treated with multilayer Super EBC (Electron Beam Coating), the same process used for Fujinon broadcasting video lenses and large-format camera lenses acclaimed by professionals. Reducing ghosting and lens flare, the treatment promises clear image quality. 42-step Electronic Powered ZoomThe powered 24x zoom features smooth 42-step zoom control, giving you the ability to frame every shot with precision accuracy. 2cm Super MacroAt a distance of just 2cm, macro photography using the FinePix S4200 allows you to capture all the exquisite detail of your subject from really close up. High Sensitivity + CCD Shift Image StabilizationDual Image Stabilization is the combination of high sensitivity and CCD shift image stabilization that works to eliminate blurred photos by freezing action and minimizing blurs at maximum zoom range. Electronic ViewfinderThe FinePix S4200 offers the flexibility of framing your shots through the crisp, clear electronic viewfinder. In addition to enhanced visibility in bright daylight, the bright EVF accommodates a traditional shooting style, making it easy to steady the camera, even when shooting with the 24x zoom fully extended. 3.0-inch Large LCDThe 3.0-inch large, bright LCD display makes it easy to compose great photos. Sharing pictures is a pleasure, thanks to a high-impact 230,000-dot resolution. AA BatteryThe FinePix S4200 can be powered by four AA-type alkaline batteries (included), affording a convenient source of power when you're on the road and eliminating the need to carry a bulky charger. Fast StartupTurn the power ON from a cold start and FinePix S4200 is ready to shoot in only 1.8 sec. SR AUTO & Detection FunctionsEquipped with SR AUTO, an auto 6 scene-recognition function with fully loaded detection functions that detect faces, blinks and smiles for clear optimized people photos. 6 Scene SR AUTO (Scene Recognition Auto)Framed scenes are automatically detected and selected into appropriate camera settings: Portrait, Landscape, Night, Macro, Night Portrait, and Backlit Portrait.