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Samsung extend their Fino line of compacts -
The new models, which include Samsung High Definition (SHD) optics, went on display at the Photo Marketing Association (PMA) Show that opened at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida today.
"The new Fino line is attractive in all respects and all models have SHD optics - the unique range of super high quality lenses, designed by Samsung," said Gary Banks, Sales and Marketing Director of Samsung Opto-Electronics UK Ltd. The Fino line offers the consumer remarkable features at an affordable price.
Fino 800. With a suggested retail price of an incredible 49.99, the Fino 800 is a fully automatic 35mm lens shutter zoom camera with a 38 - 80mm SHD lens, f 6.3 - 12.3 (four elements, four groups, two elements of aspherical lens) It features active infrared auto focusing with a focusing range of Wide (38mm): 1.0m - infinity (3.3 ft. - infinity) and Tele (80mm): 1.2m - infinity (3.9 ft. - infinity). The camera's stylish look, with silver finish, makes it appealing to any user.
Other highlights of the camera include automatic loading, advance, rewinding and mid-roll rewinding and a real image zoom viewfinder with automatic focus frame - field of view: 85% (+/- 5%) and magnification: 0.40 - 0.75.
The Fino 800 features an auto red-eye reduction flash, as well as bulb shooting, portrait zoom and landscape modes. Another special feature is a mode dial with buzzer sound. There is even a self timer so that the photographer can be in the picture too!
The Fino 105 Super. Selling at around 90.00, the Fino 105 Super is a fully automatic 35mm lens shutter camera with built-in 38 - 105mm Samsung High Definition (SHD) lens, f 5.0 - 12.7 (six elements, five groups, one element of aspherical lens). The camera features active infrared autofocusing with focus lock and a focusing range of Wide (38mm): 0.8 - infinity (2.6 ft - infinity) and Tele (105mm): 1.0m - infinity (3.3 ft. - infinity).
The Fino 105 Super has a real image zoom viewfinder. The field of view is 85% (+ or - 5% and the magnification is 0.4 - 1.1. The camera has a programmed electronic shutter with a shutter speed of 1/3 - 1/300 sec., 60 - 1 sec. (Bulb) and a programmed auto exposure control. AE coupling range (ISO 100) Wide (38mm): EV 6.0 - 17.0 and Tele (105mm): EV 8.5 - 17.0.
Other features of the camera include built-in electronic flash with auto, red-eye reduction, fill-in, flash-off modes. Range (ISO 200) Wide (38mm): 0.8 - 5.7m (2.6 - 18.7 ft.) and Tele (105mm): 1.0 - 2.5m (3.3 - 8.2 ft). The shooting modes include: continuous shooting, portrait zoom, Bulb and Infinity shooting.
In addition, the camera has a 10-second self-timer, mode dial and buzzer sound function. The camera operates on one 3V lithium battery (CR2 or DL2), measures 4.5 x 2.5 x 1.7 inches and weighs 219 g.
Fino 120 Super. With an expected selling price of around 100, the Fino 120 Super QD is a fully automatic 35mm lens shutter camera with a built-in 38 - 120mm SHD lens, f 4.5 - 13.1. It features active autofocusing with focus lock and a focusing range of Wide (38mm): 0.80m - infinity and Tele (120mm): 0.86m - infinity.
Other features of the camera include: auto flash with auto red-eye reduction, flash-off and fill-in flash modes; programmed electronic shutter, automatic loading, advance, rewinding and mid-roll rewinding. In addition, the Fino 120 Super quartz date has five date/time imprinting modes.