Fujifilm has launched an enhanced version of its F30 camera, and has also announced that it is developing a new SLR camera.
The Fujifilm FinePix F31fd features almost identical specifications to the F30, but offers a key addition in the presence of face-detection technology, which Fuji describes as "the world's fastest".
Other features includes a 6-megapixel CCD, 3x optical zoom, a top ISO of 3200, long-life battery and 30fps VGA movie capture.
The F31fd will go on sale alongside the F30, with pricing to be announced nearer to the model's November launch.
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Fujifilm has also announced it is developing a new digital SLR camera, the FinePix S5 Pro.
Due to be available in "early 2007", the S5 Pro features 12.34-megapixels (6.17 million 'S pixels' and 6.17 million 'R pixels'). Other improvements are a new body, better auto-focus, improved flash, metering, a lithium-ion battery, up to ISO 3200 sensitivity and LAN/Wi-Fi accessories. Anna Lagerkvist