Samsung PL20 Preview

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samsung_PL20_Slant_550.jpgSamsung has announced yet another affordable compact digital camera for 2011, with the all new PL20. Released alongside the ES80, these two models share very similar specifications, with the PL20 offering some added features. These include 720p HD video recording, a Photo Help guide, and 14-megapixels of resolution; compared to 12-megapixels on the ES80.

The Pl20 also boasts Smart Auto 2.0 exposure control, Smart Filter, and a host of other easy to use modes to help you capture nice snapshots without having to deal with complicated settings. Samsung also incorporated a nice wide view 5x optical zoom lens that covers 27-135mm (in 35mm equivalence) as well as their Digital Image Stabilization (DIS) system.

Samsung PL20 key features:
  • Compact body available in four stylish colors: Black, Sliver, Pink, and Tomato Red
  • 14-megapixel image sensor
  • 5x optical zoom lens
  • DIS system helps reduce blur in photos
  • Smart Auto 2.0
  • Records 720p HD video
  • Face and Blink detection
  • Smile Shot and Beauty Shot modes
  • In-camera Red-eye fix
  • Built-in Photo Help Guide
  • Li-ion battery pack
The PL20 will show up in stores sometime in March (2011), with a suggested retail price of just $119.99 US.

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