Samsung Debuts New Compact Cameras

Samsung Debuts New Compact Cameras


Samsung Electronics Monday announced the launch of two new compact point-and-shoot cameras, the PL20 and ES80. Both are available in four colors- Silver, Tomato Red, Pink and Black.

The PL20 has a 14-megapixel sensor, 5x optical zoom, plus HD movie recording, while the ES80 sports 12-megapixel resolution and a 5x optical zoom.

“The PL20 and ES80 are fantastic point-and-shoot cameras, designed to create a fun and easy photography experience which can be enjoyed by everyone,” Mr. Hyunho Chung, executive vice president and head of the Digital Imaging Business, Samsung Electronics, said as part of the announcement.

“Together they make taking great pictures simple and fun for any photographer, and are driven by our desire to add value for users while retaining an affordable price. The PL20 and ES80 are further evidence of Samsung’s commitment to meeting the needs of each and every photographer out there, regardless of their level of expertise or their budget.”

The two cameras have MSRPs of $119.99 and $99.99 and arrive in March and April, respectively.