Samsung PL20 and ES80 Announced

Samsung has announced a pair of budget-friendly compact cameras in the new PL20 and ES80.

The PL20 sports a 14MP sensor and 5x optical zoom lens (27-135mm equivalent).    The PL20 also captures 720p HD video at 24fps.  The Samsung PL20 should be available in March at an initial retail price of $119.99.  Check availability on

The ES80 is a 12MP basic point and shoot camera with a 5x optical zoom lens (27-135mm equivalent).  The Samsung ES80 carries an initial retail price of $99.99 and should be available in April.  Check availability on

More photos and specs for the cameras below.

Samsung PL20 and ES80 Specifications

PL20 ES80
Image Sensor 1/2.33″ (Approx. 7.76mm) CCD, 14 Mega Pixel 1/2.3″ (Approx. 7.81mm) CCD, 12 Mega Pixel
Lens SAMSUNG Lens f = f 4.9∼24.5mm

(f27∼135mm 35mm film equiv.)

Optical 5x Samsung Lens

f = 4.9 ~ 24.5mm

(35mm film equivalent :

27~135 mm)

Image Stabilization DIS (Digital Image Stabilization) DIS (Digital Image Stabilization)
Dimensions 96.8 x58x 20.3mm 97.0×58.0×20.8mm
Additional features Smart Auto 2.0

Smart Filter

HD Movie Recording

Face Detection

Beauty Shot

DIS(Digital Image Stabilization)

Photo Help Guide

Smart Auto

Perfect Portrait System

: Face Detection, Smile Shot,

Blink Detection, Red-eye Fix,

Self Portrait, Beauty Shot

Object Tracking AF

Smart Album

Price $119.99 $99.99
Availability March April