In what appears to be a revamp that's more evolutionary than revolutionary, Fujifilm has announced the latest member of the affordable A-series. Aside from the ever-increasing amount of megapixels, there isn't much here to get enthused about; the FinePix
A700 sports a 7.3 megapixel Super CCD sensor (up from 6 in the A600
), 3x optical zoom, 2.4-inch LCD, automatic ISO adjustments (up to ISO 400), and "approximately" 12MB of internal storage, which may come in handy when needing "just one more shot" after that xD card taps out. As with most budget cameras, you should expect to lug around a copious supply of AA batteries, and while we can only get so excited about jamming more megapixels into a camera and slapping a new model number on it, you can snag the A700 for $199 when it hits shelves in early October should it suit your fancy.
[Via Digital Photography Blog