Samsung introduces a new budget cameraThe ES10 boosts Samsung's cheap camera line-up
10 February 2009
Samsung's new budget camera will be hitting the shelves shortly and it's expected to be sold at a bargain price.
The ES10 is small, boxy and basic looking. Powered by AA-size batteries, it sports an 8.1Mp sensor and a 38-114mm optical zoom lens.
There are few frills on this camera, but one feature we like is the Self Portrait function.
When pointing the camera at yourself to take a picture, it beeps to let you know when your face is properly positioned and not out of the frame. It can recognise up to three faces.
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Christopher Christoforou, Which? digital cameras expert, said: ‘Samsung recognises the current demand for cheaper compact cameras, and while a price for the ES10 is yet to be announced, we expect it to be under £100.
'We think this model will be popular with budget-conscious people wanting better pictures than those they get with their mobile phone.’
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