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costa Jul 1, 2010 11:51 AM

Samsung WP10 / AQ100 the cheapest waterproof camera
 
A few days I found an offer for the Samsung WP10 for 155 Euros.

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_HXaPyG-SY4...msung+wb10.jpg
After some quick research the Samsung WP10 is a brand new camera waterproof up to 10 feet with a 5 x zoom and 720p video. The German Samsung website even states a price of 249 . When Sony showed the first glimpse of the HX5 and a few weeks later the waterproof TX5 I was quite tempted towards the TX5. But the feature set from the HX5 were just too good and the TX5 with 350 $/ was just a bit too expensive for my taste.

And now nearly the same main features as the TX5 for less than half the price, this I had to check out. My local camera store who sold me my Ricoh R6, HX1 and HX5 had the same WP10 for 149 Euro.
Now I have a week time to put her to the test to see if for that price I can live with the camera.

If you like to learn more , you are welcome to visit me at:
http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_HXaPyG-SY4...el+air+220.jpg
http://samsung-wp10.blogspot.com/

I think for that money it is a great bad weather camera and I look forward to another storm surge hitting our coast.
http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_HXaPyG-SY4.../hx1+storm.jpg
(shot with my HX1 at 20 x behind a van to be out of the spray.)


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