This morning your humble Cravers awoke, blinked sleep from our eyes, brushed our teeth with the cat and shuffled bleary-eyed to our computers. Before we could even open our RSS readers for a bout of fearless desk-bound news reporting, we were confronted by an inbox bulging full of Samsung releases: say hello to the PL70, PL55 and ES17 compact cameras!
First up is the Samsung PL70, a 12.2-megapixel snapper with 5x optical zoom lens. It boasts a wide-angle 28mm lens, and shoots 720p video in H.264 format. The smart auto feature licks its finger, holds it up to the wind and automatically picks one of 11 scene modes depending on shooting situation.
Other features include face, smile and blink detection, skin-smoothing beauty shot and oh-so-emo self-portrait mode, which beeps winsomely when your face is centred. Optical image stabilisation keeps things blur-free.
There's an HDMI connection, or you can plonk the camera in an optional cradle, to display your pictures on your HD Samsung telly.
Check out your images on the 76mm (3-inch) screen. In playback mode, pictures can be sorted by scene, such as portraits, landscape or macro shots. You can even sort your pictures by colour or theme.
The Samsung PL70 will hit the shelves in August and will cost around £200, decked out in black, red, pink and silver. Click through our gallery to meet the PL55 and ES17.