A Camera To Keep You Truly Connected

Sydney, Australia (PressExposure) December 26, 2009 -- Using the Wi-Fi connection, you can email photos directly from your camera to popular social networking sites, including Facebook® and YouTube®. You can also transfer your favourite images to Bluetooth-enabled devices wirelessly and seamlessly, whether that be from your camera to your computer, or to your best friend's phone. Using Bluetooth 2.0, your images will be automatically resized to best fit the resolution of the host screen it will be displayed on – how’s that for convenience?

The built-in geo-tagging capability allows you to keep track of where you have travelled so that you never forget where that fantastic photo was shot. The ST1000 will pinpoint your location, displaying the city, state, and country on the camera’s LCD screen. This also makes for a handy reference when it comes to reviewing and managing your images.

“The ST1000 leads the way in digital imaging innovation,” said Sagar Dave, Digital AV Marketing Manager, Samsung Electronics Australia. “Never before has a manufacturer provided such a range of technologies in a single compact digital camera. The ST1000 is GPS enabled with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and DLNA all included - this new powerhouse point-and-shoot camera from Samsung raises the bar and sets a new standard.”

Being DLNA compatible, the ST1000 makes it easy for you to upload or share images from your camera to other DLNA compliant devices, such as televisions and personal computers. With the combination of DLNA and Wi-Fi connectivity, you can send and share pictures almost as quickly as you take them.

With the ST1000’s built-in Acceleration Sensor, your gestures work as your commands. The user-friendly Samsung Smart Gesture feature lets you manage camera functions, rotate or delete photos, and create special slide shows with a simple tap, tilt, or hand gesture. Quickly scroll through your photos by slightly tilting the device in either direction; delete photos easily from your library by marking an “X” on the screen using your finger, or simply draw a circle to rotate an image.

If you prefer still shots to movies but want to leave your options open (and leave your camcorder at home) the ST1000 is the ideal choice. Alongside superior photos, the ST1000 records impressive 720p HD video at 30 frames per second in H.264 format, giving twice as much recording capacity as an MPEG4, and four times more than an MJPEG, the format typically used in other digital cameras - all in the palm of your hand.

The 3.5-inch wide touch screen LCD offers super sharp image quality thanks to almost four times more pixels than traditional cameras. Unlike other digital cameras, the LCD touch-screen uses Samsung’s unique haptic technology, providing you with a slight vibration and audible beep whenever you select an option to offer a more responsive and interactive experience.

The feature-packed ST100 is available now for RRP $549.

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For more information, please contact: Paul Anastasiadis – Weber Shandwick for Samsung T: 61 2 9994 4405 | M: 61 401 220 904 E: panastasiadis@webershandwick.com

Specifications: ST1000 Mega-Pixels (Effective) 12.2mega-pixels Optical Zoom 5x Internal Optical Zoom LCD Size 3.5 inch wide 1,152K touch-screen Lens Schneider-KREUZNACH Movie Mode 720p HD / H.264 Format (optional HDMI / CEC Adapter) Size 99.8mm x 60.8mm x 18.9mm

Special Features • Geo-tagging with location data (City Name) • Bluetooth 2.0 • Wi-Fi Connectivity (DLNA Compatibility) • Email / Direct upload to photo sharing sites • Smart Gesture UI • Advanced Real Dual Image Stabilization : Optical IS + Digital IS • Smart Touch Auto Focus • Smart Auto (16 Scenes) • Smart Album • Smart Face Recognition (up to 20 faces) • Perfect Portrait System: Beauty Shot / Face Detection / Self Portrait / Smile Shot / Blink Detection • Photo Style Selector

Availability • September 2009

RRP • $549 * Specifications are subject to change without notice

About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd

About Samsung Digital Imaging

Samsung Digital Imaging Co. Ltd. is a leader in photo imaging technology, digital cameras and optical devices. The company offers a range of high-performance digital compact and DSLR cameras, introducing cutting-edge features to meet consumer needs. Samsung began developing film cameras in 1979 and has led the growth of the digital imaging market through its advanced technology and innovation. For more information, please visit http://www.samsungcamera.com

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Press Release Submitted On: December 25, 2009 at 11:29 pm
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