Ridgefield Park, N.J. – Samsung
Electronics took the wraps off a FullHD pocket camcorder and a Wi-Fi-enabled
point-and-shoot digital camera.
The HMX-E10 features a
270-degree swiveling lens and, in pocket-camcorder fashion, a built-in USB port
function that also charges its battery. An onscreen “upload” button is designed
to link directly to such content-sharing sites as YouTube.
Other specs include a 1/3.2-inch
CMOS sensor, 1,920 by 1,080 FullHD video (30p/H.264) capture, 8-megapixel still
image capture and a 2.7-inch touchscreen LCD. According to Samsung, the LCD divides
into two sections when recording video, with the top section showing a live
view and the bottom showing a series of touchscreen controls.
The HMX-E10 comes in
ivory and black and will be available in September for $199.
In the point-and-shoot
side of things, Samsung introduced the ST80, a 14.2-megapixel Wi-Fi-enabled
camera that boasts the company’s AllShare connectivity.
Specs include a 3x
optical zoom, 3-inch touchscreen, and 720p HD video recording at 30 fps in the
H.264 format. The Wi-Fi connectivity enables users to email images to addresses
they’ve stored in the camera’s address book, as well as upload them to
The ST80 also comes with
an account with mobile hot spot provider Boingo, Samsung said, which reportedly
has more than 120,000 Wi-Fi hot spots across the world.