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Samsung HZ25W Houses Wide-Angle, Optical Zoom Lens in One Compact Body

Samsung HZ25W Samsung HZ25W

Samsung has fashioned the HZ25W, a 12.5-megapixel camera that contains both a 26mm wide-angle lens and a 24x optical zoom inside the camera body. The camera also has HD video capabilities, multiple shooting priority modes, dual image stabilization and advanced Smart Face recognition technology.

Priority modes include RAW shooting, aperture priority, shutter priority and two "user defined" modes, as well as full manual controls. Images are enhanced with both optical and digital stabilization technology that reduces blur even in low-light conditions.

HD video shoots in 1,280 x 720-pixel resolution at 30 frames per second using a new H.264 format that takes up half the space of traditional mp4 clips.

Smart Face recognition technology remembers faces and prioritizes them when taking future shots. The camera can store up to 20 faces and allows users to search for a particular face in playback mode. Blink detection and smile mode prevent the camera from taking a picture when a subject's eyes are closed or when they are not smiling.

The minimum advertised price for the HZ25W is $399.

Additional Info

  • Company: Samsung
  • Company Phone #: 800-726-7864