New Range of Samsung Digicams in India  

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Samsung India has launched a range of compact digital still cameras for the Indian market.
The new line up of digital still cameras comprises of 8 models including the flagship Samsung WB500.

"The new Digital Still Camera range comprises of Slim, higher resolution cameras with advanced features like powerful portrait technology, smart functions, large LCD display and digital image stabilization", said R Zutshi, Dy MD, Samsung India Electronics Pvt. Ltd.
The 10.2 mega-pixel WB500 offers an ultra-wide 24mm Schneider lens with 10x optical zoom, a host of manual controls, including the ability to adjust shutter speed, aperture, exposure, and focus. The camera also incorporates both Optical and Digital Image Stabilization to help reduce image blur. The WB500 gives shooters the ability to capture video in 720p high-definition at 30 frames-per-second (fps), and with H.264 compression, users can record video for longer periods of time, allowing them to better utilize the remaining memory capacity on theirmemory card. Additionally, shooters can utilize Optical Image Stabilization and the camera's 10x optical zoom while recording video, as well as Samsung's Successive Recording mode, which allows the user to pause and then resume filming without having to save the clips as individual files.
The WB500's Face Detection technology detects faces and automatically adjusts focus and exposure to ensure better composition and image quality. Smile Shot automatically triggers the WB500 to take a photo only when the camera detects smiles on the subjects' faces, and Blink Detection automatically fires three consecutive shots if the camera detects that a subject's eyes are closed. The Beauty Shot automatically brightens and evens out skin tones as well as removes blemishes.
The Samsung WB500 is priced at Rs. 19,990.
The Samsung PL60 with 10.2 megapixel CCD sensor features Dual Image Stabilization with Face Detection technology and Perfect Portrait System that includes beauty shot, face detection and blink detection, self portrait, smile shot and an automatic red-eye fix. It also features Samsung's unique Digital Contents Management system that significantly reduces the time of the user to find their favorite photos. Loaded with features such as 5x Optical zoom, ISO 3200 and a 2.7” intelligent TFT LCD, the Samsung PL60 is priced at Rs. 12,490.
The 21.5 mm slim PL50 comes with a 10 mega pixel, 3x optical zoom function; portrait technology and Samsung's Digital content management system. It is priced at Rs. 9,990.
In the 12.2 megapixel category, Samsung has introduced the PL65 and the ST50, packed with features like Dual Image Stabilization, high sensitivity ISO 3200, Face detection, smile and blink detection and beauty shot with self portrait. The 16.6mm ultra slim stainless steel Samsung ST50 also features a 3x optical zoom and 2.7" TFT LCD, while the Samsung PL65 boasts of a 5x optical zoom and a 3" TFT LCD.
The Samsung PL65 and the ST50 are priced at Rs. 14,490 and Rs. 15,900 respectively.
The addition of the entry level Digital Still Cameras Samsung ES10, ES15, ES55 completes the new line up of Samsung digital still camera range. The 8.1 MP Samsung ES10 and 10 MP ES15 cameras offer 3x optical zoom, face detection, beauty shot and self portrait in addition to 2.5" LCD display.
The 10.2 MP, Samsung ES55 offers built-in red-eye fix and Multi slide show in addition to Digital Image Stabilization face detection and beauty shot features. It allows users to movie record their favorite moments at 30fps that can be enjoyed on its 2.5" LCD display.
The Samsung ES10 is priced at Rs. 7,990, ES15 is priced at Rs. 6,990 and ES55 is priced at Rs. 7,900. (story Link)

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