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Samsung launches mini camcorder with extra camera unit

Samsung launches the L version of the SC-X300 or VP-X300 digital camcorder that comes with a weather-proof external camera to allow users to capture the action moments hands-free. By packing the camcorder away safely in a pocket or bag, the user can connect the tiny external camera and attach it to their clothing, headband, or equipment. An SD/MMC slot allows you to record all the action which can be previewed on the 2 inch LCD screen, and then downloaded to a PC using a high speed USB connection...

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Product information on the Samsung SC-X300LUltra-compact Samsung Sports Miniket comes with external mini-camera for action movie fun

Action junkies will rejoice at the news that Samsung Electronics has launched its much anticipated VP-X300L sports Miniket. This compact, durable, innovative model comes packed with features that will make it easier and more fun to create your own action-packed home movies.

User-freedom is the central idea of this card-sized model. The VP-X300L comes with a weather-proof external camera that allows users to capture the thrills and X-Game and whitewater rafting rides hands-free. By packing the camcorder away safely in a pocket or bag, the user can connect the tiny external camera and attach it to their clothing, headband, or equipment. Whether you want to analyze your golf swing, appraise your weightlifting form, or relive the adrenalin rush of your downhill mountain-bike ride, the external camera can bring you angles you've never dreamed of.

Its uses are not only confined to sport – by attaching the external camera to clothing, parents can play with their children and still capture their early years without having to stand on the sideline. The external camera feature is also ideal for recording job tasks that require both hands to be free. The range of activities that this innovative feature can make more convenient is only limited by your own imagination.

The increased flexibility and convenience of the VP-X300L does not come at the expense of quality. The camcorder with superior MPEG4 ASP picture performance (720 x 480, 25 fps); while an intuitive Electronic Image Stabilizer function provides a sophisticated solution to effectively cancel undesirable lens movement and vibration, enabling users with total freedom and mobility while delivering stunning image clarity. In addition, a 10 x optical zoom allows users to get right up close to the action for still pictures. And, equipped with the USB 2.0 and PictBridge functions, sharp and vivid images can be uploaded to a computer or the internet easily, and printed immediately on demand.

The VP-X300L  was also designed to consolidate Samsung's impressive portfolio of convergence products and seamlessly blends some of the most sought-after features of a multimedia digital lifestyle, including audio, data storage and web cam capabilities. The multipurpose sports camcorder enables users to swiftly download and upload MP3 for high quality music playback. It cans also an embedded voice recorder function. Files and documents can be conveniently archived and retrieved from the built-in data storage function, expandable with a SD/MMC memory stick slot. And, to facilitate boundless and real-time communication with family and friends, the VP-X300L becomes a web cam in the blink of an eye, via a USB cable.

Additional information: Product information on the Samsung SC-X300L
May 30, 2007
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