Samsung take it to the big boys with ultra-wide compacts


Compact camera releases have been two a penny over the last few weeks and having survived volleys glassware and patented tech from Nikon, Canon, Sony, Olympus and Samsung already, I thought we’d just about heard the end of it. But no. It seems Samsung held a little something back in reserve and by Jove are they worth waiting for!

The first, as pictured in somewhat unconventional vertical style just here, is the fairly low spec Samsung PL-10. It has a perfectly good enough 9-megapixel sensor, no zoom to talk of but it does work to an ISO light sensitivity of 3200 which is good for something priced at £179.

It has 11 auto scene modes…