Cameras

Samsung S85 Revealed

Samsung today announced the new entry-level S85 point-and-shoot digital camera. Much like the L830 and L83T also launched today, the new S-series camera carries an 8-megapixel count and face detection, while adding a midrange 5x optical zoom lens. The Sam

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July 12, 2007 – Samsung yesterday announced the entry-level S85 point-and-shoot digital camera. Much like the L830 and L83T also launched, the new S-series camera carries an 8-megapixel count and face detection, while adding a midrange 5x optical zoom lens. The Samsung S85 will retail for $229 when the camera becomes available in September.

The new S85 includes Samsung’s Advanced Shake Reduction image stabilization system and Wise Shot mode. The Wide Shot function automatically shoots two photos in succession - one with the ASR mode and another with the flash. The camera possesses face detection technology that recognizes up to nine faces and adjusts auto focus and exposure accordingly.

The camera includes built-in editing functions including an "E" button that controls rotation, contrast, color filter, and red-eye correction, among other internal controls. The S85 also possesses a "Fun" feature that saves four images as one photo.

The S85 camera has a movie mode VGA resolution of 640x480 at 30fps and 14 scene modes. The Samsung S85 has a 20MB internal memory, is compatible with AA batteries, and accepts SD and SDHC media.

Key Features:

5x optical zoom

2.5-inch LCD screen

Intelligent Face Recognition Technology

Advanced Shake Reduction

Wise Shot mode

E Mode

Fun Mode

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