Samsung Electronics is one of the leading companies in the digital media across the world. Recently, the company has announced its latest point-and-shoot snapper in its fast growing array of Wi-Fi enabled smart cameras. With full manual control in a strong however lightweight magnesium body, the sleek Samsung gadget is a great option for professional photographers looking for something more portable than a DSLR. The camera is ideal even for the aspiring photographers in quest of a step-up in quality from a point-and-shoot with the same convenience and user-friendliness.
Samsung EX2F camera is equipped with a wide range of features that allow capturing finest quality pictures, regardless of the shooting conditions. It comes with an advanced f/1.4 24mm wide angle lens and wide aperture that produces clear pictures and videos even in very low light. The 1/1.7-inch 12-megapixel BSI CMOS sensor allows attaining crisp, smudge-free images regardless of the lighting even in dim atmospheres. The Smart EX 2F camera also integrates full manual control along with various Aperture and Shutter Priority modes. The Dual Dial and front wheel keys allow adjusting of exposure easily and quickly for effortless manual control. The Wi-Fi connectivity feature in digital cameras is much in-demand these days as it makes perfect sense when you have GBs of photos and videos to transfer on a computer. So, you do not need any other cards or devices, to share and store photos and video directly from the camera. Users can also share the images to social networking sites like Facebook or Picasa or even emails.
The Smart camera boasts a compact and lightweight body which is easy to carry anywhere. The 3 inch Swivel AMOLED display allows viewing the shots in high contrast under any lighting conditions. It enables capturing the images from low and high angles effortlessly. The screen flaunts Samsung’s Smart Panel user interface, which is equipped with all shooting options and image parameters into one menu screen. This Samsung snapper also enables capturing 1080p Full HD videos at a rate of 30 frames per second. These videos are combined with stereo sound for outstanding video quality that can be enjoyed on a Full HD TV. The Dual Capture feature allows capturing 12 megapixel snaps along with HD videos simultaneously. The Samsung EX2F f/1.4 24mm wide angle lens consists of 11 elements in nine groups, including 4 aspherical lenses and 2 high refractive lenses for improved image quality and zoom ratio.
The camera comes with a built-in Neutral Density filter which enables better control over exposure time to offer a more neutral appearance to the images even when over-exposed. The gadget also allows for shooting at a very shallow depth of field to segregate subjects from the background for spectacular portraits. To make bright images clearer, the Samsung 2F Smart camera also includes The Dual Optical and Digital Image Stabilization features to minimize the effect of camera shake to offer brighter and clearer images specially in low-light situations. The device has been preloaded with the Samsung Mobile Link app that enables quick and easy transfer photos to a supported device, using a free app. Users can also access the Remote Viewfinder app to use the screen of their smartphone or tablet to frame shots from a various angles. The ISO sensitivity of the camera is of up to 12,800 and the zoom ratio is of 3.3x.
Samsung Smart EX2F point-and-shoot Camera is now available for a price of $499.99 (approximately Rs. 26,680). Since South Korea is the home market of Samsung, the company often begins shipping its products there, before extending their availability to the rest part of the world. The same rule applies to EX2F camera as well. In South Korea shipping of the device started in August, this year. However, it didn’t take more than a month for the company to send the EX2F to the USA.
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