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Samsung have just announced it’s new range of Smart Cameras at CES 2014. The new line-up offers varying levels of features starting with the new Samsung WB35F which has a 16.2MP camera and 12x optical zoom going all the way up to the Samsung WB2200F which has a seriously impressive 60x optical zoom along with an ultra wide angle lens. All these new cameras also have some impressive connectivity features enabled through NFC and Wifi which allow you to connect and control your camera with your smartphone.

The full specs along with photos and the official press release are below:

Samsung WB2200F Specifications

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Image Sensor16.3 effective megapixel 1/23” BSI CMOS sensor
Lens60x Optical Zoom Lens, 20mm Ultra Wide angle, F2.8 (W) ~ 5.9(T)
ISOIS (Optical Image Stabilization)
Display75.0mm (3.0-inch) hVGA LCD screen
View finderEVF
ISOAuto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400
ImageJPEG format 16M, 14MP, 12M Wide, 10M, 8M, 5M, 3M, 2M Wide, 1M
VideoFull HD Video Recording (1920×1080/ 30fps), 1280×720/ 30fp,  640×480/ 30fps,240 web

High Speed 176×128/ 360fps, 384×288/ 240fps

Video OutputAV, HDMI 1.4
Value-added FeaturesTag & Go (NFC/Wi-Fi) : Photo Beam, AutoShare, Remote View Finder, Mobile Link
SMART Mode : Beauty Face, Continuous Shot, Landscape, Macro, Panorama,Action Freeze, Rich tone, Silhouette, Sunset, Low Light Shot, Fireworks, Light Trace
i-Function Control, Dual Grip, Full Manual Mode
Long life battery
Wi-Fi ConnectivityPhoto Beam, AutoShare, Remote View Finder, Mobile LinkSNS & Cloud, E-mail, Samsung Link, S/W Upgrade Notifier,
Bundle PC softwarei-Launcher
StorageSD (up to 2GB guaranteed), SDHC (up to 32GB guaranteed),SDXC (up to 64GB guaranteed)
BatteryBP-1410
Dimension (WxHxD)119 X 121.8 X 35.5(98.7)mm
Weight608g (without battery)

Samsung WB1100F Specifications

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Image Sensor16.2 effective megapixel CCD sensor
Lens35x Optical Zoom Lens, 25mm Wide angle, F3.0(W) ~ 5.9(T)
ISDual IS: OIS (Optical Image Stabilization) + DIS (Digital Image Stabilization)
Display75.0mm (3.0-inch) HVGA LCD screen
ISOAuto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
ImageJPEG format  16M, 14MP, 12MW, 10M, 8M, 5M, 3M, 2MW, 1M
VideoHD Video Recording (1280×720/ 30fp),  640×480 (30fps), 240 web
Video OutputAV
Value-added FeaturesTag & Go (NFC/Wi-Fi) : Photo Beam, AutoShare, Remote View Finder, Mobile Link
SMART Mode : Beauty Face, Action Freeze, Sunset, Landscape, Silhouette, Fireworks,Night, Macro, Light Trace
Live Panorama
Speed Control key
Wi-Fi ConnectivityPhoto Beam, AusoShare, Remote View Finder, Mobile LinkGroup Share, SNS & Cloud, E-mail, Samsung Link, S/W Upgrade Notifier
Bundle PC softwarei-Launcher
StorageSD (up to 2GB guaranteed), SDHC (up to 32GB guaranteed),SDXC (up to 64GB guaranteed)
BatterySLB-10A
Dimension (WxHxD)124.5 x 86.5 x 96 mm
Weight462g (without battery)

Samsung WB350F Specifications

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Image Sensor16.3 effective megapixel 1/2.3″ BSI CMOS
Lens21x Optical Zoom Lens, 23mm Wide Angle, F2.8(W) ~ 5.9(T)
ISOIS (Optical Image Stabilization)
Display75.0mm (3.0-inch) hVGA Hybrid Touch Screen
ISOAuto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
ImageJPEG format  16M, 14MP, 12MW, 10M, 8M, 5M, 3M, 2MW, 1M
VideoFull HD Video Recording (1920×1080/30p), 1280×720 (30fp), 640×480 (30fps), 240 web
Video OutputAV
Value-added FeaturesTag & Go (NFC/Wi-Fi): Photo Beam, AutoShare, Remote View Finder, Mobile Link
SMART Mode : Beauty Face,  Landscape, Action Freeze, Panorama, Waterfall, Silhouette,Sunset, Fireworks, Light Trace, Low Light Shot,  Rich tone, Continuous Shot, Macro,
Baby Monitor, Dual Capture
Wi-Fi ConnectivityMobileLink, Remote Viewfinder, SNS & Cloud (Facebook, YouTube, Flickr, Dropbox**),E-mail, Auto Backup, Samsung Link, S/W Upgrade Notifier, AutoShare
Bundle PC softwarei-Launcher
StorageMicroSD (up to 2GB guaranteed), MicroSDHC (up to 32GB guaranteed),MicroSDXC (up to 64GB guaranteed)
BatterySLB-10A
Dimension (WxHxD)113.6 x 65.1 x 25.0 mm
Weight216g (without battery)

Samsung WB50F Specifications

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Image Sensor16.2 effective megapixel 1/2.3″ CCD
Lens12x Optical Zoom Lens, 24mm Wide Angle, F3.1(W) ~ 6.3(T)
ISOIS (Optical Image Stabilization)
Display75.0mm (3.0-inch) HVGA LCD screen
ISOAuto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
ImageJPEG format  16M, 14MP, 12MW, 10M, 8M, 5M, 3M, 2MW, 1M
VideoHD Video Recording (1280×720 /30fp), 640×480 /30fps, 320×240 web
Video OutputAV
Value-added FeaturesTag & Go (NFC/Wi-Fi) : Photo Beam, AutoShare, Remote View Finder, Mobile Link
SMART Mode : Landscape, Action Freeze, Silhouette, Sunset, Fireworks, Light Trace,Beauty Face, Night, Macro
Soft Flash,
Photo/Video Filter, Live Panorama
Wi-Fi ConnectivityPhoto Beam, AusoShare, Remote View Finder, Mobile LinkSNS & Cloud, E-mail, Samsung Link, S/W Upgrade Notifier,
Bundle PC softwarei-Launcher
Storagemicro SD (2GB guaranteed), micro SDHC (up to 32GB guaranteed),micro SDXC (up to 64GB guaranteed)

* Class 6 or above is recommended

BatteryBP70A
Dimension (WxHxD)101 x 68 x 27.1(20.5)mm
Weight157g (without battery)

Samsung WB35F Specifications

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Image Sensor16.2 effective megapixel 1/2.3″ CCD
Lens12x Optical Zoom Lens, 24mm Wide Angle, F3.1(W) ~ 6.3(T)
ISOIS (Optical Image Stabilization)
Display67.5mm (2.7-inch) QVGA LCD screen
ISOAuto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
ImageJPEG format  16M, 14MP, 12MW, 10M, 8M, 5M, 3M, 2MW, 1M
VideoHD Video Recording (1280×720 /30fp), 640×480 /30fps, 320×240 web
Video OutputAV
Value-added FeaturesTag & Go (NFC/Wi-Fi) : Photo Beam, AutoShare, Remote View Finder, Mobile Link
SMART Mode : Landscape, Action Freeze, Silhouette, Sunset, Fireworks, Light Trace,Beauty Face, Night, Macro
Photo/Video Filter, Live Panorama
Wi-Fi ConnectivityPhoto Beam, AusoShare, Remote View Finder, Mobile LinkSNS & Cloud, E-mail, Samsung Link, S/W Upgrade Notifier,
Bundle PC softwarei-Launcher
Storagemicro SD (2GB guaranteed), micro SDHC (up to 32GB guaranteed),micro SDXC (up to 64GB guaranteed)

* Class 6 or above is recommended

BatteryBP70A
Dimension (WxHxD)100.9 x 61 x 27.5(20.7)mm
Weight144g (without battery)

Press Release

Samsung Unveils New Smart Camera Range at CES 2014

 2014 line offers portability, next-generation connectivity and a host of advanced features

 Dublin, Ireland – 7th January, 2014 – Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., announces its new range of Smart Cameras at CES 2014. The new line-up offers a perfect blend of stylish design, superb image quality and next-generation sharing capability, offering photographers of all abilities a great way to capture and share their world.

 Tag & Go : Simply tap to share memories

The new WB family of cameras boasts the latest Smart Connectivity features, equipped with NFC and Wi-Fi capabilities so that photographers can share their creations easily and quickly. The brand new ‘Tag & Go’ feature seamlessly connects the cameras with smartphones by touching the two devices together, no configuration is required. This enables a host of clever features designed to help users share their shots in seconds. Photo Beam sends photos being viewed on the camera straight to smartphones or Tablets, while AutoShare saves images straight to a smartphone in real time, removing the burden of manually backing up pictures. With Remote Viewfinder photographers can use their smartphone to control the camera, a great solution for setting up group or individual shots, while Mobile Link allows the transfer of selected images to smartphones, making sharing quick and easy.

WB2200F – combining a super 60x Optical Zoom with a comfortable Dual Grip design

The Samsung WB2200F provides a powerful way to capture and share images, wherever you are. Photographers with an eye for detail can now get even closer to the action with the Samsung WB2200F, an innovative Bridge Long Zoom camera featuring an incredible 60x Optical Zoom. This premium model offers powerful optical performance, ideal for photographers who value high quality imagery, while the long life battery allows users to indulge their passion for longer periods of time than ever before.

Featuring a 16MP BSI CMOS sensor, the WB2200F produces images alive with colour and rich in detail so that the resulting pictures are just as real as the scenes themselves. The outstanding 60x Optical Zoom allows photographers to capture more intimate shots and get closer to their subject, ensuring that images taken from afar retain impressive detail and accuracy. With the option to operate the zoom at double speed, or to go directly from zero to 60x zoom, the range of flexible shooting options provides greater image control to help secure the desired shots. With a 20mm Ultra Wide angle users can pack even more into the frame to create vibrant images that don’t miss a thing. 1080/30p Full HD Movie recording delivers high quality video, which can be enjoyed in brilliant detail on the 75.0mm (3.0-inch) hVGA LCD screen.

With its innovative dual-grip, which provides shooting comfort, together with a second set of buttons, ideal for portraits, the WB200F will deliver outstanding results over extended shoots. Its Electronic Viewfinder makes photographer’s jobs easier and more pleasurable, whilst the i-Function control provides fingertip control of shooting parameters. Amateur and expert photographers alike can benefit from Smart Mode, a range of automatic modes, which offer the ideal settings for any shooting scenario. Whether it is capturing the beauty of a setting sun with ‘Sunset’ mode or the excitement of a fast paced sporting event with ‘Action Freeze’ mode, Smart Mode does the work so that users can simply concentrate on enjoying the photography experience.

WB1100F – 35x Optical Zoom and easy-to-share detailed images

Samsung is proud to introduce an impressive new addition to its WB family of handheld zoom cameras, the WB1100F. It brings users up close and personal with the subject of their compositions with its impressive 35x Optical Zoom capabilities coupled with the device’s 25mm wide-angle lens. The new camera allows owners to capture both depth and breadth in stunning clarity and detail.

Building on the device’s impressive zoom abilities, Samsung has developed and fitted the WB1100F with a Speed Control Key that allows users to move through the various levels of zoom with speed and ease. This ensures that fleeting moments are captured in deep zoom detail and not missed while focusing in on the action. The Speed Control Key can be used to activate both the zoom capability and Panorama mode, which creates beautiful panoramic images in crisp and clear detail.

The Samsung WB1100F is designed for adventurous photographers who want to zoom into striking moments and share their creations with friends and family instantly. Its comfortable grip allows for use in every situation, and the device’s state of the art design will appeal to the most design conscious camera enthusiasts.

This technology allows the WB1100F camera and smartphones to work in tandem, enabling features such as Photo Beam, which instantly transfers images being viewed on the camera to the paired smartphone. AutoShare transfers images to smartphones automatically, as they are being taken, to avoid the worry of having to back up images whilst with MobileLink, users can select the exact images they wish to transfer to their smartphone to make organising shots simple. Remote ViewFinder allows smartphones to take control of the WB1100F so that photographers can put themselves in the picture.

WB350F – powerful zoom and sharing with an array of intuitive social features

People who want to capture and share powerful and unique images can now do so with the elegant and impressively equipped Samsung WB350F. This state of the art compact zoom camera comes with 21x optical zoom capabilities and a 23mm Wide Angle Lens, allowing users to create images with striking depth and detail. Whether zooming in on a subject from a great distance, or capturing a sprawling landscape that stretches for miles, the device delivers sharp detail and bright images on every shot.

The WB350F is also furnished with an impressive 16MP BSI CMOS sensor. This eliminates the need to use a flash at inopportune moments or at events – as the superior sensor needs less light than its conventional counterparts, without sacrificing image quality.

Another impressive facet of the device is its ability to capture Full HD video recordings at 30 frames per second, while the 75.0mm (3.0-inch) hVGA Hybrid Touch LCD Screen allows users to watch their recordings back in impressive definition while also allowing for simple and intuitive navigation through both controls and text entry.

The WB350F is packed with a host of smart modes to help users get the best results every time and is the ideal companion for those who want an elegant and impressively equipped camera. Its compact and well-designed leather-feel device shell comes in three striking colours and houses a suite of state-of-the-art settings and technology. The WB350F will be available in White, Black and Brown.

WB50F – soft flash and charming design make it the kids camera that the whole family can enjoy

Building on the impressive heritage of Samsung’s WB family of cameras, the WB50F is sleek and stylish, boasting a powerful 12x zoom, 16MP sensor and bouncing soft flash that allows photographers to create images that are soft and naturally lit as well as those that are bright, light and crisp.

The WB50F’s Smart Mode ensures even the most novice photographer can achieve superb results every time, , automatically selecting the best settings for the shooting situation. a.

The Samsung WB50F was created with the style conscious and aesthetically-aware photographer at heart. It comes in both black and white and its sleek design will appeal to those who want a camera to be both a fashion accessory and photography device.

WB35 – Portable design and long zoom capability complement the latest NFC and Wi-Fi connectivity

The WB35F boasts an impressive 12X optical zoom and 16MP sensor, allowing photographers to capture stunning images in sharp definition and vibrant colour.

Pre-loaded with a suite of Smart Mode options that enable photographers to enhance the colour and quality of any image, the WB35F allows for an unparalleled level of customisation and functionality. Its Smart Auto mode analyses shooting environments and selects the most optimal settings for any situation, helping photographers capture stunning photographs wherever they are.

Live Panorama mode lets users capture stunning panoramic images simply by spanning the device from side to side. In addition, there is a Video Mode capability in which users can capture HD video recordings in impressive HD quality.

The Samsung WB35F was created for ambitious photography enthusiasts that want an affordable device with impressive imaging capabilities. It comes in three different colours (black, white and purple) and the 67.5mm (2.7-inch) QVGA LCD screen helps for easy and simple control of navigation, letting photographers focus on shooting, editing and sharing the exciting moments that make up their lives.

Please visit our CES booth to experience this future technology first-hand. Samsung’s product line will be displayed fromJanuary 7-10 at booth #12004 in the Central Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center. For further details please visithttp://www.samsung.com/uk/discover/news/samsung-at-ces-2014/.

John Reilly

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