Samsung releases WB5000 superzoom digital camera

Samsung Digital Imaging, leaders in innovation and digital technology, today announced the launch of the WB5000 – a camera which offers photography enthusiasts an unrivalled Schneider-KREUZNACH 26mm wide angle lens and 24x optical zoom, all within a compact camera.

The WB5000’s powerful zoom lens breaks new ground in offering users unmatched wide angle versatility, with the chance to take pictures much more closely than ever before. This cements Samsung’s position in the growing and important High-zoom category - compact cameras equipped with the sort of advanced zoom lens technology traditionally seen only in SLR cameras. Combine that with full manual control and taking professional looking shots is easy and fun.

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Tamron launches fast SP AF17-50mm Lens

Tamron SP AF17-50mm LensTamron USA, Inc. announces the release of the SP AF17-50mm F/2.8 XR Di II* VC LD Aspherical [IF] (Model B005), a high speed f/2.8 wide-to-moderate-telephoto zoom lens designed exclusively for Nikon-mount digital SLR cameras with smaller sensors and now featuring Tamron’s proprietary tri-axial Vibration Compensation (VC) mechanism that minimizes the effects of handheld camera shake. Tamron plans to introduce the lens in a Canon mount version shortly after the new Nikon mount version with built-in motor hits the market.

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Toshiba Introduces High-Capacity 640GB Portable Hard Drive

Easy-to-Use Backup Solution Stores Up to 182,000 Digital Photos or 168,000 Digital Music Files, Making Backup A Snap for any Consumer

Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc.\'s Storage Device Division (SDD), the industry pioneer in small form factor hard disk drives (HDDs), today introduced a 640GB(1) model to its personal storage line, responding to consumer needs for robust storage space in an intuitive, easy-to-use backup solution for the exponential amounts of digital content they are amassing.

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Panasonic Unveils LUMIX G Series Digital Camera - The LUMIX DMC-GF1

LUMIX DMC-GF1The LUMIX GF1, the world\'s smallest and lightest system digital camera with built-in flash*, packs powerful DSLR and HD video capabilities into a sleek and easy-to-use compact body

Panasonic announced the new LUMIX DMC-GF1, the latest addition to the award-winning LUMIX G Series, which debuts as the world\'s smallest and lightest system digital camera with a built-in flash*. The LUMIX DMC-GF1 distinguishes itself alt previous models with its elegant, compact design reminiscent of classic film cameras, yet builds on Panasonic\'s success with the revolutionary LUMIX G Series of digital interchangeable lens system cameras based on the Micro Four Thirds system standard. With its compact size, user-friendly design and ability to record High Definition (HD) video and take professional-quality photos, the LUMIX GF1 continues to redefine digital photography standards.

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Sony launches DSLR-A850 full-frame DSLR and 28-75mm F2.8 lens

Sony-DSLR-A850Aimed at experienced shooters looking for value and sophisticated SLR performance, Sony introduces the full-frame α (alpha) DSLR-A850 camera and a new 28-75mm F2.8 lens.  

The α850 model shares the same 24.6 megapixel sensor and most features of the flagship α900 camera, introduced last year, but will be available for just under $2000 (body only).

“Sony is bringing the benefits of a full-frame digital SLR camera to a broader group of consumers,” said Kristen Elder, director of the Digital Imaging business at Sony Electronics. “The α850 strengthens Sony’s alpha DSLR line, which now offers models in each step from high-end professional down to the amateur enthusiast.”

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