Twice the fun with Dual LCDs Get a whole new view

Twice the fun with Dual LCDs Get a whole new view
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Put yourself in the right frame with the Dual-LCD display PL170! Generous dual-view displays of large 1.5” front and wide 3.0” back let you choreograph flawless
self-shots, previewed with ease on a larger screen. Convenient top button offers instant on/off power control for the front LCD screen and quick flips from still to
movie or among shooting modes. Several Smart Settings make for easy-does-it perfect images.
Twice the fun with Dual LCDs
The effortless way to get perfect pictures, Samsung’s 2View PL170 has a generous 1.5” front-side
display so you’re part of every image. Preview self-portraits, then click, with you in the frame easy.
Flip the camera around to enjoy photos on the wide 3.0” display. New features change the view on
hard to-capture experiences. Children Mode has built-in and downloadable animation options to
keep kids’ attention. Jump Shot offers cues before taking two continuous shot. Self-Timer is a visual
countdown to coordinate group shots so everyone smiles at the results. Quickly pressing the top
display on/off button efficiently manages power. From now on, no more out of the frame glitches. No
more babies caught crying. You will never have more fun with other cameras.
Get a whole new view
Get more from your lens, whether shooting a memorable landscape or the gang’s reunion around a
restaurant table. By using the precision-cut PL170 26mm wide-angle lens, with its 5x optical zoom,
you instantly cover a whole-horizon field of view. Now, you can capture full-scale memories of
landmarks and landscapes, entire wedding parties and the tallest skyscrapers.
Invent new looks for your images
Samsung’s Smart Filter lens and colour options make special moods easy for still shots and videos.
Tilt & Shift Lens Effect adds a miniaturised look and the Vignetting Effect makes striking
compositional contrasts. New special effects include Soft Focus to soften colours and add an
emotional feel as well as Half-Tone Dot to enhance images with a comic-book look. Palette Effect
adds an ultra-vivid vibe and a variety of colour options for your images. It’s now a snap to get
Edit your own special effects
HD quality video. Now in a compact camera
The unique Magic Frame feature allows you to create sophisticated images
The PL170 artfully combines a professional-grade still camera with a compact
and poster-quality visuals that express your mood and personality. Just select
one of the built-in Magic Frame templates, including Wall Art, Old Film, Ripple,
HD video camera. You get 720p HD quality video at 30 frames per second and
recording time 4 x longer than MJPEG video with the H.264 format. Use the 5x
Full Moon, Old Record, Magazine, Holiday, Classic TV and more. Point the
camera at the subject you want, match it within the on-screen template and
zoom to get up close and vividly personal.
capture. That’s it. Your subject now is framed by a special mood and
background – like magic.
It knows you, and only gets your best side
The simple way to go pro
The PL170 isn't just smart in design. With its Smart Face Recognition
technology, the PL170 creates brilliance with every snap. And keeps it that
way. By knowing up to 20 of your friends and family, it automatically focuses
Turn any moment into a perfect memory. And a professional-looking photo.
Whether it's a few friends from last night's party or the moon reflecting off the
lake, Smart Auto 2.0 (Still & Movie) instantly analyses key elements of your
on them first, making sure the most important subjects are always in crystal
clarity. And since the PL170 never forgets a face, you can also browse more
efficiently by the people you've registered.
composition then automatically adjusts to capture the perfect shot with
multitude of different photo modes and movie modes. And since life isn't a still
life, the camera's object tracking feature captures those subjects that just don't,
or won't, stand still.
Perfect Portrait System
Object Highlight
With our unique Perfect Portrait System, you can
The PL170’s new Object Highlight feature
get beautiful portrait shots in every condition and
manages and adjusts image backgrounds so
every face appears crisply front and centre. It
works just like a digital single lens reflex camera
to put the emphasis on the portrait.
Dual Image Stabilisation
Even the thinnest shake can ruin your shot. With
the PL170 Dual Image Stabilisation you Get the
Just one HDMI code is all it takes to connect
your PL170 directly into your TV, computer or
sharpest images in now light, using a close
zoom or even with shaky hands.
DVD player. With the PL170, making
professional quality videos is just easy as
sharing them.
Information displayed is accurate at time of launch
Image sensor
Approx. 16.1 Mega pixel
Total Pixel
Approx. 16.4 Mega pixel
Focal Length
1/2.3″ (Approx. 7.76mm) CCD
Effective Pixel
F No.
Digital Zoom
Samsung 5x Zoom Lens f = 4.7 ~ 23.5mm (35mm film equivalent: 26 ~ 130mm)
F3.3(W) ~ F5.9(T)
Still Image mode: 1.0x ~ 5.0x Play mode: 1.0x ~ 13.5x (depends on image size) Extra Optical Zoom:
Max 2.0x
Dual IS (OIS + DIS)
Image Stabilization
Main Display: 3.0" (7.6cm) QVGA (230K) Front Display: 1.5" (3.8cm) 61K TFT LCD
TTL auto focus (Multi AF, Centre AF, Face Detection AF, Object Tracking AF, Smart Face
Recognition AF)
Normal: 80cm ~ infinity, 150cm ~ Infinity (Tele) Macro: 5cm ~ 80cm (Wide), 100cm ~ 150cm (Tele)
Auto Macro: 5cm ~ Infinity (Wide), 100cm ~ Infinity (Tele)
Auto: 1/8 ~ 1/2000 sec., Program: 1 ~ 1/2000 sec., Night: 8 ~ 1/2000 sec., Fireworks: 2 sec.
Shutter Speed
Program AE
Multi, Spot, Centre Weighted, Face Detection AE
± 2EV (1/3EV steps)
ISO Equivalent
Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
Auto, Auto & Red-eye reduction, Fill-in flash, Slow sync, Flash off, Red eye fix
Wide: 0.2m ~ 3.5m, Tele: 0.5m ~ 2.0m, (ISO AUTO)
Recharging Time
Approx. 4 sec.
Soft+, Soft, Normal, Vivid, Vivid+
Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent_H, Fluorescent_L, Tungsten, Custom
White Balance
• Mode Dial: Smart Auto, Auto, Program, Dual IS, Beauty shot, Night, Scene, Smart Movie *Front
LCD (Hot Key) - Easy Self Shot: Front LCD (hot Key): Front Mode Self Shot Mode Long Key Self
Shot *Front Mode: Normal, Self Shot,Children mode, Jump shot *Front Mode Setting Tap: Smile
on / off, Children Smile on / off, Children Sound, Front Display demo *Smart Auto: Portrait, Night
Portrait, Backlight Portrait, Night, Backlight, Landscape, White, NaturalGreen, BlueSky, Sunset,
Macro, Macro Text, Macro Colour, Tripod, Action, Fireworks *Scene: Magic Frame, Object Highlight,
Landscape, Text, Sunset, Dawn, Back Light, Beach&Snow • Drive: Single, Continuous, AEB, Motion
Capture • Self Timer: Self-timer: 2 sec., 10 sec., Double (10 sec., 2 sec.) (Front LCD will be turned
Still Image
on when selecting Self timer)
• Smart Filter2.0: Miniature, Vignetting, Soft Focus, Old Film 1, Old Film 2, Half Tone Dot, Sketch,
Fish Eye, Defog, Classic, Retro, Negative, Custom RGB • Image Adjust : Sharpness, Contrast,
• Image Edit: Resize, Rotate, Trimming • Smart Filter2.0: Miniature, Vignetting, Soft Focus, Old Film
1, Old Film 2, Half Tone Dot, Sketch, Fish Eye, Defog, Classic, Retro, Negative, Custom RGB •
Image Adjust: Face Retouch, Brightness, Contrast, Saturation, Red Eye Fix, ACB,Add Noise
Image Play
• Single image, Thumbnails,Smart Album, Advanced Slide show, Movie Clip
Voice Recording
Voice Recording (max. 10 hours) Voice Memo in Still Image (max. 10 sec.)
Date Imprinting
Date&Time, Date, Off (user selectable)
With Audio or without Audio - Sound Alive On / Sound Alive Off / Mute ('Sound Alive On' is default)
Movie Clip
File format
Image Size
Digital Output Connector
Max Recording time: 20min Size: 1280 x 720 (30 / 15fps) High Quality, 1280 x 720(30 / 15fps)
Standard Quality, 640 x 480 (30 / 15fps) , 320 x 240 (30 / 15 fps) Zoom: Optical 5x
• Smart Filter2.0: Palette Effect 1, Palette Effect 2, Palette Effect 3, Palette Effect 4, Half Tone Dot,
Miniature, Vignetting, Sketch, Fish Eye, Defog, Classic, Retro, Negative, Custom RGB
Pause during recording, Still Image Capture, Time Trimming
Internal Memory: Approx. 27MB External Memory (Optional): Micro SD Card(up to 2GB guaranteed)
Micro SDHC (up to 8GB guaranteed)
Still Image: JPEG (DCF), EXIF 2.21, DPOF 1.1, PictBridge 1.0 Movie Clip: H.264 (MPEG4.AVC)
Audio: AAC
16M : 4608 x 3456, 14MP : 4608 x 3072, 12MW: 4608 x 2592, 10 M: 3648 x 2736, 5M: 2592 x
1944, 3M: 1984 x1488, 2MW: 1920 x 1080, 1M: 1024 x 768
USB 2.0
Microphone: Mono Internal Speaker: Mono
Video Output
DC Power Input
AV: NTSC, PAL (user selectable) SCC-AV20 HDMI 1.4: NTSC, PAL (user selectable)
4.2V 20Pin
Rechargeable battery: BP70A Adaptor: SAC-48, CB20U05A Connector Type: 20pin
Power Supply
Dimensions (WxHxD)
95.3 x 57.3 x 19mm
153.3g (w / o Memory, battery)
Physical Specification
Operating Temperature
0 ~ 40 °C
Operating Humidity
5 ~ 85%
Intelli Studio
• 16.1 Mega-pixel • 5x 26mm Slim Optical Zoom Lens • 3.0 ”Main Display (230K), 1.5" Front Display
(61K) • Dual Image Stabilisation: Optical IS + Digital IS • Front Display: Self Shot (Still&Movie),
Children mode (Still&Movie), Jump shot, Easy Self Shot (Still), Portrait Highlight (Still) (User can
change the flash file of children mode by downloading new file from Samsung Website or making
with Intelli Studio) • Self Timer(Front LCD On: 2 sec., 10 sec., Double (10 sec., 2 sec.) • Smart Face
Recognition (Register 8 people manullaly and 20 people automatically / My Star: 8 people who are
Special Feature
registered manually ) - Face recognition AF, Face List, My Star (Register manually),Smart Album
(Face) • Smart Auto , Smart Movie • Smart Album (Smart Album Category: Type, Date, Colour,
Week, Face) • Perfect Portrait System (Face Detection, Smie shot, Blink Detection, Smart Face
Recognition, Beauty shot, Self Portrait- Front LCD) • Beauty Shot (1,2,3Steps) • Object Tracking
AF • High Definition Movie Recording: - 720p Resolution @30fps / H.264 Movie File • HDMI CEC •
Multi Slide Show
Intel Pentium 4, 3.2GHz or later / AMD Athelon 64FX, 2.6GHz or later Minimum 512MB RAM (1GB)
For Windows
System Requirement in general
Windows XP / VISTA / 7 250 MB (Over 1GB recommanded) CD-ROM Drive USB 2.0 Microsoft 9.0c
or later Over 1024 x 768 pixels, 16 bit colour monitor or later (1280 x 1024 pixels, 32 bit colour
recommanded) Over 64MB video card (nVIDIA Geforce 7600GT or later / ATI x1600 series or later)
For Macintosh
Power Mac G3 or later Mac OS 10.4 or higher Minimum 256MB RAM 110MB of available hard-disk
space USB port CD-ROM drive
Information displayed is accurate at time of launch
Usage note
(1) OIS (Optical Image Stabilisation), DIS (Digital Image Stabilisation)
(2) Slide show: Slide show with Effect & Music - Smart Album Category: Type, Date, Colour, Week, Face (External Memory card is needed for Sorting the photos by Face)
(3) Smart Movie: Landscape, BlueSky, NaturalGreen, Sunset Front LCD (hot Key): Self Movie, Children Animation Movie.
(4) Remarks: HDMI function is available when connected through Type D HDMI Cable (optional).
(5) Included battery may vary depending on sales region.
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