15x optical zoom amongst features

Samsung has announced two new models in it’s high zoom WB-series compacts in the shape of the WB600 and WB650.

The pair of new models both sport a 12.2MP sensor and offer a Schneider 15x optical zoom with a 24mm wide angle, with the focal range providing a world-beating offering in such a compact body. The pair also offer dual image stabilisation through both optical and digital means.

While the models sport the same sized screen, both measuring in at three inches, the WB650 has is of the AMOLED variety, compared to the TFT LCD version on the WB600.

The WB650 also offers GPS technology built-in, allowing photographers to geo-tag images on the go and in turn locate where they were shot thanks to a visual map interface.

Both the WB600 and WB650 will be available in March, priced £249.99 and £299.99 respectively.

For more information, visit the Samsung Camera website.