Fujifilm today announced the launch of its new FinePix Z1 Zoom, a super-slim compact digital camera that boasts 5.1 megapixels, 3x optical zoom and a large 2.5in LCD monitor, inside an aluminium body barely bigger than a credit card.

FinePix Z1 Zoom features at a glance:
• Super CCD HR sensor delivering 5.1 million effective pixels
• New non-extending refractive optical zoom lens with 3x optical zoom
• Unique aluminium shell design body with sliding power-on function
• 2.5 inch LCD screen with reinforced, scratch-resistant glass
• Sensitivity range of ISO 64-800 for low-noise photography in all conditions
• TV-quality VGA movie recording of 30 frames per second with sound
• PictBridge™ compatible for direct printing without a PC

The FinePix Z1 Zoom will be available from UK retailers in June 2005. Pricing will be announced nearer to the date of retail launch.