From the monthly archives: "January 2010"

Samsung SL50 SL600

Samsung has announced the new Samsung SL600 and Samsung SL50 – both cameras feature a wide angle 5x optical zoom lens (27∼135mm), a 2.5″ screen, VGA video, and they are available in silver, red, blue (SL600 only) and black. The SL600 (aka ES70) has a 12.2 megapixel sensor, and the SL50 (aka ES65) features a 10.2 megapixel sensor:

“The SL600 has everything you need in one compact camera. 12.2 megapixels give you the power to capture memories with beautiful details. And with a 5x optical zoom, it’s easy to get close to your subjects. Worried that photos might be less than perfect? The SL600 includes the Samsung perfect portrait system which automatically retouches facial imperfections, selects the right scene mode and more. Make every shot a beauty, with the SL600 digital camera.”

Samsung TL210

Samsung has announced the new Samsung TL210 (PL150), and Samsung TL205 (PL100) dual view digital cameras, they both feature: 12.2 megapixel sensor, 1.5″ front screen, ISO3200. The TL210 features a wide angle 27~135mm 5x optical zoom lens, 3.0″ screen, HD video and optical image stabilisation, while the TL205 features a 35~105mm 3x optical zoom lens, 2.7″ screen, VGA video, and digital image stabilisation:

“Samsung proudly introduces a the next best thing in digital camera technology. The Samsung TL210 Camera with a 1.5″ front LCD screen – a revolutionary feature in the industry- lets you take part in capturing the moment like never before. The Samsung TL210 lets you see every scene in a completely new and exciting way. Just use the front LCD screen, and set up the perfect shot-with you in it-time after time. A host of top-ranked features and technologies, turns this camera into a true must-have. And the small, handheld size makes it easy to take it with you everywhere you go.”

Samsung TL210

Samsung has announced the new Samsung TL210 (PL150), and Samsung TL205 (PL100) dual view digital cameras, they both feature: 12.2 megapixel sensor, 1.5″ front screen, ISO3200. The TL210 features a wide angle 27~135mm 5x optical zoom lens, 3.0″ screen, HD video and optical image stabilisation, while the TL205 features a 35~105mm 3x optical zoom lens, 2.7″ screen, VGA video, and digital image stabilisation:

“Samsung proudly introduces a the next best thing in digital camera technology. The Samsung TL210 Camera with a 1.5″ front LCD screen – a revolutionary feature in the industry- lets you take part in capturing the moment like never before. The Samsung TL210 lets you see every scene in a completely new and exciting way. Just use the front LCD screen, and set up the perfect shot-with you in it-time after time. A host of top-ranked features and technologies, turns this camera into a true must-have. And the small, handheld size makes it easy to take it with you everywhere you go.”

Samsung CL80

Samsung has announced the new Samsung CL80 / ST5500 (previously – this time at CES 2010) – the camera has WiFi, a 14MP Sensor, 31mm Wide Angle Lens 7x Optical Zoom (with optical image stabilisation), 3.7″ Wide VGA w/ Full Touch Screen Panel (Capacitive), Frame Guide, ISO3200, Smart Album, HD Video 1280×720(30/15fps), H.264 Compression, MicroSD Cards

“The CL80 allows consumers to share their video and photos on the go without being tethered to their laptops or home PCs thanks to its wireless connectivity options, which include Bluetooth 2.0, Wi-Fi and DLNA. Using an available Wi-Fi connection, users can send a digital image to any email address using the camera’s touch-screen QWERTY keypad or selecting those stored the camera’s address book. Users can also utilize the QWERTY keypad to include text within the body of the email. The CL80’s Wi-Fi connection also allows users to upload their images directly to popular websites such as Facebook®, Picasa™ and YouTube®, as well as SamsungImaging.com.” (image from SamsungImaging.net)

Samsung also announced the TL240 with a 3.5″ Wide VGA w/ Full Touch Screen Panel (Capacitive), it lacks bluetooth and wi-fi.

GE E1486TW

General Imaging (GE) has announced the new GE E1486TW – the camera features a 14.1 megapixel sensor, a wide angle 8x optical zoom lens (28-224mm), 3.0″ touch screen, ISO3200, HDTV out, pancapture, face detection, takes lithium-ion batteries, and will be available in black, red, and silver for $199.

“For focused photographers looking for more power and performance at an affordable price, the GE E1486TW and E1480W are the latest additions to the Power Series. Both the E1486TW and E1480W are loaded with highly-coveted features, including the ability to film high-definition movies, 14-megapixel resolution for incredible clarity, an amazing 8X optical zoom that’s unprecedented at this price point, and a large 3-inch LCD screen. At only .83 inches thick, the cameras offer one of the slimmest 8X optical zoom performance in the market.”

GE E1480W

General Imaging (GE) has announced the new GE E1480W – the camera features a 14.1 megapixel sensor, a wide angle 8x optical zoom lens (28-224mm), 3.0″ screen, ISO3200, HDTV out, pancapture, face detection, takes lithium-ion batteries, and will be available in black, red, and silver for $189.

“Both the E1486TW and E1480W offer innovative OIS image stabilization technology that ensures crisp, clear photos every time, while a 28-mm angle glass lens provides the flexibility to go wide when needed. In addition, the E1486TW offers an innovative touch screen control, putting the control at your fingertips. A simple swipe of your finger lets you scroll through recent shots and swipe the screen to zoom photos.”

GE A1455

General Imaging (GE) has announced the new GE A1455 – the budget camera features a 14.1 megapixel sensor, 5x optical zoom lens (35-175mm), 2.7″ screen, ISO1600, pancapture, face detection, takes 2 AA batteries, and will be available in black, pink, and silver for $159.

“Capturing your favorite moments has never been easier – or more within reach. Each of these sleek cameras is loaded with the intuitive features you need to make beautiful photography a cinch because everyone likes a smart value.”

GE A1255

General Imaging (GE) has announced the new GE A1255 – the budget camera features a 12.2 megapixel sensor, 5x optical zoom lens (35-175mm), 2.7″ screen, ISO1600, pancapture, face detection, takes 2 AA batteries, and will be available in black, pink, and silver for $149.

“Looking for a dependable and feature-rich camera for all occasions? The A1255 will enlighten your thinking about compact cameras. Packed inside the compact body is an outstanding 12-megapixel sensor fronted with a 5X optical zoom lens for pictures with finest detail taken from afar to close-up. With the intelligent LCD and intuitive layout, reviewing and editing pictures becomes so easy. This all-in-one 12-megapixel camera contains a host of advanced features making it the star of the class.”

Vivitar F540

Vivitar has announced the new Vivitar Vivicam VF540 – it features a 14.1 megapixel sensor, 3.0″ touch screen, 5x optical zoom, face detection, GPS tagging, and takes lithium ion battieres:

“Vivitar’s innovative VF540 camera incorporates 14.1 Megapixels and GPS capabilities that link to Vivitar geo-tagging software. The model is loaded with a 3.0″ full touch panel screen, 5X optical zoom, face detection and anti-shake with a USB connection. With lithium ion battery included, the VF530 has an SRP of $199.”

“Additional new models include the ViviCam V5016, V7022, V7024, VX025, VX029, VT027, VT030, VT324N, VT528, VT529, a variety of 5-14 megapixel cameras. Cameras are available in a new range of colors including: Graphite, Strawberry, Gold, Cranberry, Black, Beautyberry, Silver, Blueberry, Kiwi and Grape.”

Vivitar VT026

Vivitar has announced the new Vivitar Vivicam VT026 – it features a 12.1 megapixel sensor, 2.4″ screen, no optical zoom, face detection, and takes lithium ion battieres:

“The underwater, all-weather ViviCam VT026 is 12.1 Megapixels with a 2.4” preview screen. Bring this camera on all underwater adventures and take advantage of its 4x digital zoom, face detection and anti-shake capabilities. The camera operates off rechargable lithium batteries, has a USB connection and SRP is $199.”