Samsung PL90 Review
Review posted 02/10/2010
- Incredibly compact
- Easy to use and carry
- Wide 4x optical zoom lens
- Excellent overall image quality
- USB arm is very useful
- Good battery life
- Slow camera performance
- microSD cards are slower, easy to
lose and not as common
- No HD video capabilities
AV cable included
|The Samsung PL90 is an ultra-compact point-n-shoot model with great image quality. Although its startup and shot-to-shot are slow, this is an excellent camera for the price. Read more in our Full Conclusion. |
Samsung continues to roll out new compact cameras this summer, including the new PL90. This is yet another affordable point-n-shoot camera to add to their ranks, which boasts some standard features for a camera in this price range. These include 12-megapixels, a 4x optical zoom lens, 2.7-inch LCD screen, and standard definition video recording at 640x480.
PL90 also boasts Smart Auto, AF tracking, their Perfect Portrait System, and a built-in USB plug, which hides inside the body until released. This allows for effortless sharing and uploading of photos when connected to your PC and also charges the camera's Li-ion battery at the same time.
key features include:
- 12.2-megapixels of resolution for
- SAMSUNG 4x optical zoom lens
LCD with 230k pixels
- SD 640x480 video capture @30 fps with sound
- Advanced Smart Auto exposure mode
- Perfect Portrait System: Beauty
and Smile Shot modes, etc.
- Li-ion battery pack
- Built-in, flip-out USB plug for transferring files and charging the battery
Samsung PL90 is available now in two color choices (black/red or black/sliver) for a
retail price of $149.99 US. What's in the box?:
- Samsung PL90 camera
- USB to AC adapter
- Software CD-ROM
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