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GPS-equipped leaked




Sony might be going for the low light wow factor with its new Cyber-shot TX1 and Cyber-shot WX1 cameras, but Samsung has opted for the geotagging hook on its forthcoming Samsung ST1000 - it’s packing built-in GPS. Hastily-snapped spy shots show that the ST1000 is a 12.2MP snapper with a compact body and 5x optical zoom Schneider-Kreuznach lens. And there’s a telltale “GPS” module at the top, so you can add this to the ever-growing list of compact cameras with location-finding skills hardwired in. According to Samsung Hub, the Samsung ST1000 also has a 3.5-inch touchscreen that supports finger gestures, plus image stabilisation and an ISO range of 80 to 4800. There’s Wi-Fi and Bluetooth too, plus face and blink detection and “Touch focus”. The latter feature suggests that this could be the upcoming Samsung “Tap and Take” camera we saw teased last week (or one of several, at least). Expect to find out the truth on 13th August, when Samsung’s teaser site reveals all…

GPS-equipped Samsung ST1000 camera leaked