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Samsung SL720 / PL70

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Samsung SL720

The Samsung SL720 is a 12.2-megapixel camera with 5x Optical Zoom and a 35mm Wide-Angle Lens. It also features a 3.0-inch LCD (230K) display that allows users to compose and review their shots, as well as a 720p high definition video recording capability that is supported by HDMI connectivity. The digital camera also supports Samsung’s suite of proprietary technology such as Smart Auto, Smart Album, Smart Face Recognition (up to 20 faces), Perfect Portrait System which consists of Beau…

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Samsung SL720

The Samsung SL720 is a 12.2-megapixel camera with 5x Optical Zoom and a 35mm Wide-Angle Lens. It also features a 3.0-inch LCD (230K) display that allows users to compose and review their shots, as well as a 720p high definition video recording capability that is supported by HDMI connectivity. The digital camera also supports Samsung’s suite of proprietary technology such as Smart Auto, Smart Album, Smart Face Recognition (up to 20 faces), Perfect Portrait System which consists of Beauty Shot, Face Detection, Self Portrait, Smile Shot, Blink Detection and Photo Style Selector. The digital camera supports H.264 codec which allows for longer video recording capacity. It measures 97x59x24.5mm, retails for $229.99 and is available in August 2009.

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The Samsung SL720 is a 12.2-megapixel digital camera with 5x optical zoom that provides users with the ability to experience the latest advanced digital imaging technology in a compact full-featured form factor. Users have access to a 28mm wide-angle lens that is paired with image stabilization technology to help reduce blur caused by hand movements. The Samsung SL720 offers Dual Image Stabilization, which combines both optical and digital stabilization technology. Users can frame their shots and review their images on the cameras’ 3.0 inch LCD screen. It incorporates intuitive and smart features which simplify how users take and view their photos and features Smart Auto shooting mode, which is a setting that automatically chooses from one of the cameras’ 11 scene modes, to produce the best possible image. When finished taking photos, the Smart Album tool allows users to search for a specific image they have saved on their memory card. Smart Album automatically organizes the user’s digital images and gives them the ability to narrow their search based on specific criteria such as the date or week the image was taken, the overall color tone, portraits or specific file types, including photos, videos, or voice memos. The SL720 also features Face Recognition technology that automatically stores up to 20 preferred faces to the cameras’ internal memory and prioritize those faces in a frame. Users can also search for photos that contain a specific face which this feature. The camera also features Samsung’s Perfect Portrait System which consists of Face Detection, Smile Shot, Blink Detection and Samsung’s Beauty Shot. The camera can also record in high definition 720p output, which can be played on an HDTV through an optional HDMI cradle (sold separately).

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