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Samsung unveils Six-in-one Multifunctional Memory camera

Samsung announces the VP-MS15, the market's first digital camera that comes with built-in 512MB memory, blending six innovative functions - including camcorder, digital camera, MP3 player, voice recorder, PC camera and storage device - into one handy device as small as an identity card. The camera comes in light but solid aluminum body in metallic, high-gloss exterior in metallic silver, wine red and mysterious black and chrome-plated framework with a non-protruding optical 3x zoom lens and a 2.5" LCD screen...

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Samsung unveils Six-in-one Multifunctional Memory camera - digital camera and photography newsSlim and stylish Samsung VP-MS15 Memory Camera is a camcorder, digital camera, MP3 player, voice recorder, PC camera and portable storage device rolled into one

Samsung today announced the launch of the VP-MS15, the market's first Digital Camera that comes with built-in 512MB memory, blending six innovative functions - including camcorder, digital camera, MP3 player, voice recorder, PC camera and storage device - into one handy device as small as an intelligence identity card.

Part of Samsung's Memory Camera series created for young and trendy users, the ultra-compact Samsung VP-MS15, comes in light but solid aluminum body in metallic, high-gloss exterior with metallic silver, wine red and mysterious black in colour and chrome-plated framework with innovative non-protruding optical 3X zoom lens, 2.5” LCD screen with huge built-in 512MB flash memory.

“Consumers nowadays are demanding more from their digital cameras - multimedia function, stylish design, portability, ease-of-use, among other things. Samsung products are continuously evolving to meet these demands,” said Edwin Tse, Product Manager, Samsung Electronics H.K. Co. Ltd. “Samsung VP-MS15 is the first digital camera in the market with 512MB built-in memory. With Samsung VP-MS15 Memory Camera series, users can say goodbye to the inconvenience of carrying too many devices at any one time. Samsung packs six functions into one device that's also easy on the eyes.”


VP-MS15 Six-in-One Functions

Digital Camera – Produces high quality still images up to 5.25 megapixels with 3x optical zoom and 5x digital zoom lens and maximum resolution of 2592 x 1944. Samsung VP-MS15 features the digital image stabilizer which guarantees image perfection when users are on the road and eliminates blurry shakiness even when their hands shake.

Digital Camcorder –. Record high quality MPEG-4 movie clip with 3x optical zoom at 640 x 576 resolution, 25 frames per second (fps).

MP3 Player – With the built-in speakers and earphone, users can enjoy music anytime, anywhere. Samsung VP-MS15 can also store as much as 125 high quality MP3 tunes using 512MB base memory. By setting the equalizer mode, music can be optimized to POP, Jazz & Classic TypeVoice Recorder – Allows up to 17 hours voice recording with the built-in microphone

Web Camera – Functions as real time web camera when connected to a PC via USB 2.0 port

Portable Storage - Stores precious data in 512MB of built-in memory and add up storage capacity through a mini SD card slot.


Convenient GUI with Mode Dial

Samsung VP-MS15 memory camera features an easy-to-use mode dial allowing users to select different menus with a single spin, dramatically reducing the number of steps you need to take from power-on to your selected mode.

With a colorful graphic user interface, intuitive menus and attractive icons, Samsung VP-MS15 also features quick and easy hot keys with a specialized sub-function menu that pops up in one click.


Convenient Charging, Long Battery Life

No need to carry power adaptor or optional charger. Simply plug Samsung VP-MS15 memory camera into your PC desktop or notebook using USB 2.0 and it charges your battery when the camera power is turned off. Samsung VP-MS15 memory camera requires less frequent recharging. In a single recharge, you can capture as many as 150 still shots, use your voice recorder and MP3 player continuously for 5 hours, and record a MPEG clip for 90 minutes and playback movie clips for 120 minutes.


Printing images with PictBridge

And printing images is a snap by directly connecting a USB cable to a PictBridge™ -compatible printer. Thanks to the latest technology from Samsung, it is also now possible to print to A3 size, which offers great magnification and vivid
February 27, 2006
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