Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a global leader in digital media and digital convergence technologies, today unveiled the ST80, a 14.2 mega-pixel point-and-shoot camera that joins Samsung’s growing line of Wi-Fi enabled digital cameras. With wireless technologies such as Wi-Fi and Samsung’s AllShare (DNLA) connectivity, the ST80 makes it easy to share images on the move and keep friends and family updated from anywhere at any time.
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Samsung’s PL200, which measures just 3.9″ x 2.3″ x 0.83″, sports a slim and stylish design that includes a large 3.0″ LCD, allowing consumers to frame and review their images and video with ease. The PL200 also incorporates a powerful 7x optical zoom lens (35mm film equivalent focal length of 31mm-217mm) that puts consumers in the middle of the action. Additionally, thanks to Samsung’s Dual Image Stabilization technology, which combines the benefits of both Optical and Digital Image Stabilization, users have added stability and can capture clear, blur-free images with the utmost precision.
The next generation EXR sensor in the FinePix F300EXR incorporates Phase Detection pixels built-in to the CCD to realize Hybrid High Speed Auto Focus. It has the ability to intelligently decide between the two focusing systems on the camera. For example, when a bright, high-contrast subject is positioned in the center of the frame, Phase Detection AF works fast and accurately; and in dark scenes, Contrast AF is employed to work accurately. The F300EXR uses both Phase Detection AF and Contrast AF to offer fast auto focus speeds in all scenes.
The FinePix Z800EXR’s most appealing feature is its intuitive touch screen technology. The rich 460k-pixel 3.5” touch screen display panel facilitates effortless navigation of the camera’s many functions. The touch screen not only lets you take and view photos with the touch of a finger, but also provides a large, bright screen to compose and view your photos. With Dual Direction GUI and Dual Image Display, travelling though the FinePix Z800EXR’s functions are smooth and easy. Dual Direction GUI detects the orientation of the camera and automatically switches the direction of the menu button accordingly (for shooting, playback, multi-viewing and image search), while Dual Image Display splits the screen in various ways to view multiple images at once, so you can scroll through your images quickly and easily to locate the one you are looking for.
The FinePix S2800HD. Sporting a 14-MegaPixel 1/2.3” CCD, a powerful Fujinon 18x Wide-Angle optical zoom (28mm-504mm equivalent) and an extra large 3.0” High-Contrast LCD and electronic viewfinder, the FinePix S2800HD is perfect for advanced amateur photographers who want an affordable, step-up digital camera that will still fit in the palm of their hand. While the S2800HD has the ability to capture movies in HD quality –720p HD – it also has a Mini HDMI Port for quick and easy connection to a home theater system.
Fujifilm North America Corporation today announced the introduction of the FinePix JX280 to join its ultra-compact J-Series family of digital cameras. The FinePix JX280 offers consumers a compact digital camera packed with the latest features, and provides them with the perfect fit for their pockets as well as their wallets. The FinePix JX280 employs a 14-Megapixel CCD, a 2.7” High-Resolution LCD and a Fujinon 5x wide angle (28mm-140mm) optical zoom lens.
The new flagship models of the Samsung DualView camera family, the ST600 and ST100 each received an upgrade to their front LCD screens, activated by a simple tap, which now measure 1.8” compared to the 1.5” front LCD screens found on their DualView predecessors. With larger front LCD screens, the ST600 and ST100 make it easier for consumers to properly frame themselves in their photos and videos and be part of the action by stepping out from behind the camera and joining friends and family in front.
Panasonic today announced the LUMIX DMC-LX5, the ultimate compact, high-performing digital camera offering photo enthusiasts the ideal camera for capturing professional-quality photos and High Definition (HD) video. With an ultra-bright F2.0 ultra-wide-angle 24mm LEICA DC VARIO-SUMMICRON lens, the LUMIX LX5 minimizes image distortion, resulting in stunning, true-to-life images with outstanding resolution and detail.
Panasonic announced today the newest addition to its popular LUMIX FZ-Series digital cameras. The LUMIX DMC-FZ40, a feature-packed, hybrid digital camera, combines a powerful 24x optical zoom and creative manual operations to offer photographers of all levels the opportunity to take crisp, artistic photos and High Definition (HD) videos. This 14.1-megapixel model features a 25mm ultra-wide angle LEICA DC VARIO-ELMARIT lens and a new image processing system which achieves high picture quality for both still images and videos.
Rugged digital cameras are a growing category, and the Panasonic LUMIX TS-Series continues to be very popular among consumers who are looking to use their digital camera while playing sports, at the beach, or simply to take high-quality photos and videos, regardless of the shooting environment,” said David Briganti, Senior Product Manager, Imaging, Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company.