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Samsung WB700 camera with 18x optical zoom test / review by Photography Blog

16 August, 2011 (18:03) | Compact Camera, Review, Samsung | By: Camera News

Samsung WB700
Samsung WB700

Photography Blog has tested a digital camera from Samsung that a nice zoom range starting at 24mm and ending at 432mm. The camera is called Samsung WB700 and also comes with 14 megapixels which should be plenty for most photographers.

Some key features for the Samsung WB700:
-14 megapixel image sensor
-18x optical zoom lens (24-432mm)
-Dual image stabilisation
-3″ LCD screen
-720p HD video recording
-HDMI port

Photography Blog ends up giving the WB700 a “Highly Recommended” rating with an overall score of 4.5 stars out of 5 possible. The Samsung camera scores highest on value for your money where it gets a perfect score, a little lower on features, while it scores lowest on image quality, design and ease of use. This digital camera from Samsung is great, especially if you look at what you get with such a low price tag.
Read the full review of the Samsung WB700 digital camera here.

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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