CES 2007: Samsung has announced 7 new models today. Perhaps the most interesting is the S1050, which has the same styling as the NV10/NV7 launched earlier in the year, though without the innovative Smart Touch user interface. The S1050 is a 10MP model with a 5x optical zoom, lots of exposure modes (including A,S and M) and what Samsung describes as an 'Advanced Shake Reduction' system (but we know as an ISO boosting mode).
Samsung’s 10 Mega-Pixel S1050 Tops the Charts in Resolution, Quality and Style
8 January 2007 - Samsung Cameras today announced the release of the S1050, a point-and-shoot digital camera with a premium quality 10.1 mega-pixel image sensor. Coupled with a super-sharp 5x optical zoom lens, the S1050 combines the hardware that demanding photographers require of a camera with intuitive ease-of-use.
The S1050 includes Samsung’s Intelligent Face Recognition Technology, which detects the subject’s face, automatically adjusts auto focus and auto exposure to ensure better composition and image quality in portraits, and other shots featuring people. The AF function instantaneously recognises the faces of subjects and accurately focuses on them. The AE function then takes over, setting the appropriate exposure to ensure the highest image quality.
Users will be able to take advantage of the S1050’s speed and resolution in any situation - from taking landscape photos at dusk to shooting fast action sports photography. Razor sharp images can be delivered using Samsung’s ASR (Advanced Shake Reduction) system which helps to reduce camera shake and image blur during longer exposure shots or in lower light conditions.
For maximum versatility, the S1050 can be powered by an optional Samsung rechargeable Ni-MH battery system, as well as available-everywhere AA alkaline batteries, making it the perfect choice for travellers and power users alike.
Other features include:
- Shutter speeds of up to 1/2000 sec
- An ISO equivalent of 1600
- A bright 3.0” LCD display
- “One-touch Playback” for instant playback of an image, even when the power is off
- Aperture priority, shutter priority and full manual control is available
- 45 megabytes of internal memory, and can accept Secure Digital (SD, MML, SDHC) flash memory cards up to 4 gigabytes
- 11 scene modes including Night, Portrait, Children, Landscape, Close-up, Sunset, Backlight, Fireworks and Beach & Snow
- Colour effects include B/W, sepia, blue, green and red
- Continuous Shooting mode and Auto Exposure Bracketing (AEB), enabling the shooting of a series of images with varying exposures
- An Auto Macro function that automatically adjusts shooting distance and focus
- Movie mode lets users capture video in one of four resolutions, from 160x128 to 800x600, at up to 20 frames per second in AVI (MPEG-4) format. Image stabilization can be engaged to compensate for unwanted camera movement and subject blur
- Unlike other compact cameras, the S1050 features a moulded, ergonomic grip that makes framing, steadying, and shooting a breeze
- A built-in microphone allows a 10-second voice memo to be attached to any still image
1/1.8 " Type CCD
|Image sizes|| 3648 x 2736
3472 x 2604
3264 x 2448
3072 x 2304
2816 x 2112
2592 x 1944
2272 x 1704
2048 x 1536
1600 x 1200
1024 x 768
640 x 480
|Movie clips|| with sound
800 x 600 @ 15 / 20 / 30fps
640 x 480 @ 15 / 30fps
320 x 240 @ 15 / 30fps
160 x 128 @ 15 / 30fps
|File formats|| JPEG
|Lens|| 38-190mm (35mm equiv)
5x optical zoom
|Digital zoom||up to 5x|
|Focus|| TTL auto focus
Face Recognition AF & AE
|AF assist lamp||n/a|
|Focus distance|| Normal: 80cm - infinity
Macro: 10 - 80cm (wide) 50 - 80cm (tele)
Super Macro: 1 - 10cm (wide)
Auto Macro: 10cm - infinity (wide) 50cm - infinity (tele)
Manual Focus: 1cm - infinity (wide) 50cm - infinity (tele)
|ISO sensitivity|| Auto
|Exposure compensation||+/- 2EV in 0.5EV steps|
|Shuttter speed||1 - 1/2000sec (Manual: 15 - 1/2000sec)|
ASR (Advanced Shake Reduction)
|Scene modes|| Night
Beach & Snow
|White balance|| Auto
|Self timer||2 or 10 sec, Double (10, 2 sec)|
|Image parameters|| Sharpness: Soft, Normal, Vivid
Effect: Normal, B&W, Sepia, Red, Blue, Green, Negative, RGB
Auto & Red-eye Reduction
Range: 0.2m - 5.0m (wide) 0.5m - 3.0m (tele)
|LCD monitor|| 3.0-inch color TFT
|Connectivity|| USB 2.0 Full speed
NTSC / PAL
|Print compliance||PictBridge 1.0|
|Storage|| SDHC / MMC / SD card compatible
approx 45 MB internal flash memory
|Power|| 2x AA alkaline batteries
Optional rechargeable battery & charger SNB-2512B
|Weight (no batt)||204 g|
|Dimensions||104.5 x 64.2 x 25.5 mm|
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