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New Samsung WB100 Ultra Zoom Announced

Samsung has announced the new Samsung WB100 bridge camera with an ultra wide-angle 26x optical zoom lens.

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Samsung has announced the new Samsung WB100, with a 22.3mm (equivalent) ultra wide angle 26x optical zoom lens, 16.2 megapixel sensor, optical image stabilisation and 3 inch screen. It will be available in black or red, with prices to be confirmed at a later date.

From Samsung: London, UK – June 29th, 2012: Today Samsung announced the WB100, the latest addition to the prestigious WB series, known for delivering superior image quality in compact form. The WB100 is perfect for shooting dynamic images and capturing the smallest detail in stunning 16MP clarity.

The WB100 is the perfect travel companion, ideally designed to capture everything from the up-close detail of inspiring architecture, to impressive landscapes and scenery. The 26x Optical High Zoom lens and 22.3mm ultra wide-angle lens ensure flawless detail, while shaky shots are instantly altered with the Dual Image Stabilisation (OIS + DIS) function. With 720/30pHD video recording, users can enjoy high-quality playback on the latest high-definition displays, whilst 3D photo capture and Live Panorama Mode bring 3D images and panoramic views to life.

Not only does the WB100 deliver superior quality images but it is also easy to use. Its easily-navigated menu screen makes it a versatile camera, designed to capture clear and beautiful photos with ease. Available in Black or Red, it is a stylish camera with a range of creative features including Smart Filter and Magic Frame, designed to enhance image quality along with the shooting experience. The soft hand grip combined with the metallic design gives it a sleek and seamless look.

Combining high image performance, creative functionality and style, the WB100 is the ideal camera for those looking to capture their world in perfect detail.

Samsung WB100 Specifications

Max Aperturef/3.1 - f/5.9
35mm equivalent22.3mm - 579.8mm
Optical Zoom26x
Image Sensor
Pixels16.2Mp (Megapixels)
Pixels (W)No Data
Pixels (H)No Data
Sensor TypeCCD
Sensor Size1/2.33
Sensor Size (width)No Data
Sensor Size (height)No Data
Aspect Ratio
  • 4:3
  • 16:9
LCD Monitor
LCD Monitor3in
Screen resolutionNo Data
Touch ScreenNo Data
Min FocusNo Data
Focusing modes
    Exposure Control
    Shutter speeds shortestNo Data
    Shutter speeds longestNo Data
    Bulb modeNo Data
    Exp modes
        ISO sensitivity80 - 1600
        White balance
          Exposure CompNo Data
          Shooting Options
          Continuous shootingNo Data
          Movie modeYes
          Video Resolution
          • 1280x720 HD 720p
          Video FPSNo Data
          Stereo SoundNo Data
          Optical Zoom with VideoYes
          Other Features
          Image StabilisationYes
          USBUSB 2
          Card Type
          • SD
          • SDHC
          • SDXC
          File Type
          • JPG
          Power Source
          Battery Type4 x AA
          Battery Life (CIPA rating)No Data
          Box Contents
          Box ContentsNo Data

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