CES 2012: Samsung offers up an affordable and feature rich camcorder with its new F80

The final entry in Samsung’s bevy of new camcorders, the F80 is a family friendly model which, according to Samsung offers upgraded image quality in an affordable, yet stylish, package.

Some of the features housed in the F80 include 52x optical zoom, and 65x intelli-zoom, which Samsung states “brings users closer to the action.” In addition to the zoom capabilities, the F80 also allows for 1280 x 720 30p recording and vivid video capturing in a clear and bright detail on the devices 1/3.2-inch 5 megapixel CMOS Sensor as well as 1080i video upscaling via the integrated HDMI. The F80 even lets you add custom soundtracks thanks to camcorders Smart Background Music II feature.

Again, in keeping with the slate of new SMART cameras, the Samsung F80 offers Wi-Fi capabilities that allow you to upload and share your content straight to the web.

If the implementation of all this new technology has you excited, you’re not alone. It appears Samsung is pretty jazzed about its new camcorders too — and feels strongly with what the latest iterations have to offer. According to Senior Vice President and Head of Digital Imaging Business, Samsung Electronics Myoung Sup Han, “Our latest camcorder line-up is our strongest yet, offering the perfect camcorder for every lifestyle and budget.”

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