Samsung Zooms into the Future with the New WB700

The ultra-slim 24X zoom camera comes packed with features for the demanding photographer

Ridgefield Park, New Jersey – December 28, 2020 [Samsung Newsroom] – The camera includes an 24mm ultra-wide Schneider KREUZNACH® lens to get the great wide shot, in addition to a superb 24X zoom function, composed of an 18X optical zoom and 1.3X Smart Zoom. The WB700 produces sharp images with incredible detail, as a result of the camera’s 16 Megapixel (MP) CCD detector.

The WB700 can also be outfitted with full manual control and also the capability to record 720p higher definition movie (H.264 format). The versatility of this WB700’s zoom and lens functions enables users to capture a wide landscape at the same 16MP detail as a bubbling brook in the distance.

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, a global leader in digital media and digital convergence technologies, announced today the initiation of the newest WB700, the ultra-slim camera using a remarkable 24X zoom feature, capable of providing superb quality images if your subject is close or far.

High quality and fun shooting
The successor to the thriving WB600 and WB650 versions, the WB700 includes Samsung’s latest advances in HD video technology so customers can capture high excellent movie footage, as well as still images. The WB700 also includes Smart Filter 2.0 – artistic filters in manners such as’soft focus’,”half-tone dot’ and’cinema’ alongside conventional attributes such as’fish-eye’,”miniature’ and’sketch’, giving professional and entertaining finishes at the touch of a button.

Zoom Noise Reduction
Samsung has also introduced fresh invention to eliminate zoom noise from video content. The WB700 employs an advanced sound reduction algorithm which actively cancels the zoom out sound, as the optical zoom slides backward and forward, giving you uninterrupted clear sound to complement your detailed High Definition pictures.

Specification Sheet

Image Sensor: 1/2.33 (approx 7.76mm) CCD,16 Megapixel, 14MP (effective)
•  Still Image mode- 1.0X ~ 5.0X
• Play mode- 1.0X ~ 13.5X (depends on image size)
• Still Image mode- Super resolution: 1.0X~1.5X after optical Zoom, Extra Zoom: Crop Zoom 1.0X~2.0X (Extra Zoom on),Digital Zoom- 1.0X ~ 4.0X: Optical Zoom (X18) –> Super Resolution (X1.5) –> Extra Zoom (X2) or Digital Zoom (X4)
• Play mode : 1.0X ~ 12.5X (depends on image size)
Lens: Schneider-KREUZNACH f = 4.06 ~ 73.08mm (35mm film equivalent : 24~432 mm)
Image Stabilization: Dual OIS and DIS (Optical / Digital Image Stabilization)
Dimensions: 99.5 x 59 x 21.7
Additional features:
• Full Manual Mode (A/S/M Support)
• Movie Recording button
• Support Raw file format
• Built in HDMI Type D with Anynet+ (CEC) + 20Pin Connector
• Flash Manual Adjustment(Timing, Light Quantity)
• Smart Auto (Still/Movie)
• Smart Filter 2.0
• Perfect Portrait System
• Built-in S/W (intellistudio) – supporting F/W Update
Pricing: $299.99
Availability (est.): April