Samsung Unveils Second Half 2008 Digicams

Samsung Unveils Second Half 2008 Digicams


Samsung today unveiled its 2008 second-half digital camera line up with the launch of four new models – the TL34HD, TL9, SL310W and SL201. Joining the company’s growing array of advanced digital imaging solutions, these four new digital cameras bring new technologies to the industry and will be on retail shelves nationwide in time for the upcoming holiday shopping season.

The TL34HD is a 14.7 megapixels model with a Schneider lens yielding a 28mm wide-angle focal length with 3.6x optical zoom. It includes the ability to capture high-definition video at a resolution of 720P along with Dual Image Stabilization. The camera also features an all-metal exterior with dimensions of 3.68” x 2.34” x 0.80”. The TL34HD is available in all-black, or silver with a red accent. MSRP 329.95.

The TL9 is an ultra‑compact, 10.0 megapixel digital camera with a 2.7 inch LCD, internal 5x optical zoom as well as Dual Image Stabilization. This model also features MP3 and PMP capability. The TL9 is encased in a silver, metal body, measuring 3.74” x 2.36” x 0.84”, and incorporates a unique design element which graces the top of the camera’s body – dual analog gauges. The small gauges, located next to the power button, display remaining battery life and memory capacity in a way that’s easy for the shooter to access while on the go. MSRP $279.95.

The SL310W features 13.6 megapixels, Dual Image Stabilization, 2.7 inch LCD, and a 3.6x, 28mm wide-angle optical zoom lens. Additional features include 11 scene modes, auto red eye fix and MPEG-4 video recording. MSRP $229.95.

The SL201 is an ultra-slim, compact point-and-shoot digital camera featuring a resolution of 10.2 megapixels, a 3x optical zoom lens and a 2.7-inch intelligent LCD which will automatically brighten or dim based on available lighting. The new SL201 also features Face Detection, Self Portrait, and Digital Image Stabilization technology. MSRP $169.95.

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