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Samsung announcing Samsung HZ30W / WB700 compact camera on July 7th?

14 June, 2009 (11:46) | Compact Camera, Samsung | By: Camera News

There is a rumor circulating on the web that Samsung will announce a new compact camera on July 7th. The camera is supposed be called Samsung HZ30W (WB700 in Europe) and will feature a 1/1.8″ CMOS sensor instead of a CCD 1/2.33″ sensor.

Here are the rumored specifications for the Samsung HZ30W / WB700 camera:
-Design like HZ series
-1/1.8″ CMOS sensor instead of a CCD 1/2.33″ (10 megapixels?)
-ISO sensitivity 100-3200
-Video Full HD
-5X optical zoom (24-120mm) with ring zoom
-3″ AMOLED screen
-RAW files

It remains to be seen if Samsung will release this camera on July 7th. There are also rumors that Samsung will announce the GX30 DSLR camera and a Micro Four Thirds killer, the NX3.

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