Samsung released lens additions to its NX Series as well as other cameras and camcorders. The new NX lenses are compatible with Samsung's iFunction system which allows users to change functions of the camera with the left hand, keeping the camera pointed at the object.
The NX Series lenses include the following features:
18-200mm F3.5-6.3 ED OIS (Long Zoom Lens) – The lens's auto focus uses Samsung's Voice Coil Motor Technology. The lens also features optical image stabilization.
16mm F2.4 (Ultra Wide Pancake Lens) – Featuring an ultra-wide pancake lens, the aperture of the F2.4 helps to capture wider images in low light and deliver a shallow depth of field.
60mm F2.8 Macro ED OIS SSA (Macro Lens) – Samsung’s new 60mm Macro Lens features a Super Sonic Actuator (SSA) and has optical image stabilization.
85mm F1.4 ED SSA (Premium Portrait Lens) – Has SSA and full time manual focus.
16-80mm F3.5-4.5 OIS (Advanced Standard Zoom Lens) – It has silent auto focus and optical image stabilizations. It includes VCM modes ranging from portrait to landscape.
Lenses for all purposes
Samsung also released a range of new cameras and camcorders that included:
The SH 100 is a Wi-Fi enabled camera, which means shots can be backed up to a PC with the push of two buttons. DLNA can also be used to connect the camera to an HDTV to view pictures and video right away with Samsung's All Share technology. The Wi-Fi capability also allows you to share images on the social and photo sharing networks, as well as email images to individual email addresses. HD video can be recorded and uploaded to Youtube. The Wi-Fi also allows the Samsung Galaxy smartphone to act as a remote for the camera. If you’re shooting a crowd at say, a concert, you can enable the Remote Viewfinder function, meaning that you can hold your camera high over your head while you can see a preview of the picture in real time on your phone screen. The shutter can be operated remotely as well and the smartphone's GPS capability allows for geo-tagging of images.
Quick sharing, just what the doctor ordered
The camera is a 14.2 Megapixel and 26mm Wide Angle Lens with 5X optical zoom device and comes with Samsung's touch based Smart Touch 3.0. It has a 1/2.33-inches CCD, f4.7-23.5 mm, 93mm X 53.9mm X 18.9mm dimensions, IEEE 802.11 b/g/n for wireless.
ST700 2 View Camera
The ST700 has a 1.8-inches front LCD screen, 3.0-inches touchscreen, 16.1 megapixel image sensor, 26mm 5x optical zoom lens. It has Smart 2.0 filters, such as ‘soft focus’, ‘half-tone dot’ and ‘cinema’ sit alongside more features such as ‘fish-eye’, ‘miniature’ and ‘sketch'.
Another dual screen point and shoot camera
The camera comes with a Magic Frame feature that allows users to instantly create postcards or posters to share with friends and family. It has 1/2.33″ (Approx. 7.76mm) CCD, Samsung 5X Zoom Lens f = 4.7 ~ 23.5mm, and 98.5 X 55 X 19.8mm dimensions.
HMX Q10 Camcorder
The HMX Q10 Camcorder has a 5 megapixel BSI CMOS sensor (2.07m Effective Pixels). It features an LCD screen that can flip images, meaning that however the camcorder is held, the G-magnetic sensor inside the HMX-Q10 recognizes the angle and turns the LCD display accordingly. The Switch Grip function enables you see and control your video from any angle. Easy Operation allows users to control the camera, including turn it on and off, hit play and record from the LCD screen. It doubles as a 4.9 megapixel still camera.
A camcorder for the ambidextrous
It has an Optical Image Stabilization Duo System and uses SDHC/SD Card for storage. Its lens is Schneider-Kreuznach Varioplan-HD/ F1.8/ 10x optical zoom lens with 2.75mm ~ 27.5mm focal length. It's 43.7 x 53.3 x 119.4 mm in dimensions. It records in both HD and SD. In HD it records 1920 x 1080 60i (NTSC)/50i (PAL) and 1280 x720 60i (NTSC)/50i (PAL). In SD, it records in 720 x 480 60i (NTSC)/720×576 50i (PAL). It has USB interface (including USB charging), Composite interface (output only) and HDMI interface for connectivity.
We’re still waiting on the prices and launch dates so stay tuned.
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