Samsung has added a new compact digital camera to its range with the launch of the Samsung WB 5000, which features a 24x optical zoom lens, and a 3 inch LCD screen.
The Samsung WB 5000 comes with a 12.5 megapixel sensor, and it features a Schneider-KREUZNACH lens offers a 24x optical zoom with a 26mm wide-angle focal length (35mm film equivalent focal range of 26mm-624mm).
Photographers of all skill levels are going to be drawn to the WB5000’s features,” said Choong Hyun Hwang, Vice President of Strategic Marketing at Samsung Digital Imaging Company. “The versatility of the lens gives any user, whether you’re a soccer mom on the sidelines or an enthusiast looking to create a stunning image, the ability to be prepared for just about any shooting scenario.Serious shooters will gravitate toward the WB5000’s aperture and shutter priority modes as well as full manual control and RAW support.
The Samsung WB 5000 can shoot HD video at 720p in H.264, and it will come with a host of features, including smart face recognition, blink detection and digital image stabilization.
It will go on sale later this month for about $550.
via Slash Gear
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