Samsung WB700: 16 Mega Pixel, Ultra-slim and 1080p HD Recording

Samsung’s electronics are moving forward swiftly, they are making progress in the tablet market with the Samsung Galaxy Tab and with the plans in place for its 2nd edition the future is looking very healthy.

Samsung are a bit of a Jack-of-all-trades, their product range is simply astounding. They make high quality TVs, cameras, tablet PCs and laptops are also amongst their vast coverage. Bearing all that in mind, Samsung has recently announced that there is a new camera that will hit stores next year, and boy does it look good.

The device is called the Samsung WB700. It features a 24x zoom of which 1.3x smart zoom and 18x optical, a Schneider KREUZNACH® lens and can record in 1080p. The camera is also hitting 16 mega pixels which is pretty amazing.

This isn’t just a camera for the photography specialist; it’s also for your novice photographer. Well done Samsung for creating a device that will adhere to both markets. You can read a little more about the product by heading over to Slashgear.com by clicking here and reading Chris Burns’ article.

The new camera will be priced at $299.99 and the estimated date of release is around April 2011. If you want to read the full press conference click here to be directed.

Does this look like the camera for you? Let us know what you think of it in the comments below.