Samsung HMX-H300 – HD Family Camera – Showcased at CES 2011

With all the hype surrounding this year’s CES event we have seen some great inventive products as well as some that we knew were coming, but we didn’t realize just how good they would be. Two examples of this are the BlackBerry PlayBook and the Motorola Xoom (the Xoom was recently voted best in show).

The Samsung HMX-H300 is a camera for your normal everyday consumer has been showcased at CES 2011. The device is able to take 5 megapixel stills, which is pretty good for a video camera, it has a 30x Optical Xoom and is being marketed as a mid-range camera. It can record in 1920 x 1080 as well as 1280 x 720 and 720 x 480. The device has 32GB built in flash memory.

The camera will be retailed for $599, they are shipping in February. There are quite a few sources offering opinion and specs for the forthcoming video camera, you can view a few different ones such as Slashgear’s Dylan Bailey and also a very informative article from camcorderinfo’s Jeremy Stamas.

What do you think of the new HD video camera from Samsung? Will you be picking one up? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.