14 megapixels; 10x optical zoom; 27mm wide-angle; 720p HD video; Optical image stabilization; 3-inch LCD monitor; Captures to SD/SDHC memory cards; Rechargeable lithium-ion battery
Samsung's PL210 looks like an unspectacular but well-priced compact zoom. It's pretty standard stuff for the genre: 14 megapixels, 10x optical zoom at a 27mm wide-angle optical image stabilization, and 720p HD video (motion JPEG). It is pretty thin, and it only costs $199. But based on our past experience with Samsung compact zoomers, as well as the emergence of low-light-friendly CMOS-backed models in this category, we're not excited about the PL210.