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Samsung's new megazoom Smart Cameras arrive at CES 2014 (pictures)

Samsung quietly announced two new Wi-fi-connnected megazooms: The 60x zoom WB2200F and 21x zoom WB350F.

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Samsung WB2200F

LAS VEGAS -- The Samsung WB2200F Smart Camera, announced at CES 2014, is more than just a big lens (though it certainly has one of those).

To keep the new camera from blending in with all the other megazooms on the market, Samsung gave it a dual-grip design allowing you to comfortably shoot portrait or landscape. A secondary set of controls are on the bottom right of the camera, too, so you won't be struggling to get your shot regardless of your grip.

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Controls on the vertical grip

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NFC and Wi-Fi

If you have an Android device with NFC, all you need to do to pair the camera with your device is to tap them together.
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20mm to 1,200mm

The lens starts at an ultrawide-angle 20mm and zooms out to 1,200mm.
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LCD and EVF

The WB2200F has a 3-inch HVGA LCD and an electronic viewfinder. The screen resolution and the fact that it's fixed and not tilting are disappointing, though.
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No availability and pricing announced

If you're interested in the camera, you'll just have to keep an eye out for when it'll be available. The one in the photos was a preproduction model.
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WB350F Smart Camera

The Samsung WB350F was also announced at CES 2014. Essentially, it's a redesigned version of 2013's WB800F camera with the same 16-megapixel BSI CMOS sensor and 21x, f2.8-5.9, 23-483mm lens. This is the same combo you'll find in the new Galaxy Camera 2, too. The camera doesn't run on Android, though, but uses Samsung's Smart Camera 3.0 interface and features instead.
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