Cameras - Olympus & Samsung
Olympus (Hall 4B, Booth 4C10)
Olympus Tough TG-320
The Olympus Tough TG-320 is dust-proof, 1.5 shockproof, -10 degrees freeze-proof and 3m waterproof. Shoots 14MP, comes with a 28mm wide-angle lens, 3.6x optical zoom and 2.7" LCD.
- Sitex Price: $198
- Usual Price: $348
- Promotion: Extra Olympus battery, 8GB SD card, camera case, 3 months local extended warranty
- Promotion: Present newspaper cut-out to receive $20 FairPrice gift vouchers, limited to first 88 customers daily while stocks last
Even though the XZ-1 is last year's model (with the XZ-2 slated to arrive in stores before the end of the year), it remains a capable camera and is going at a good price at Sitex. It shoots 10MP images, with a F1.8 lens at the widest of 28mm, 4x optical zoom, and dual image stabilization.
- Sitex Price: $498
- Usual Price: $748
- Promotion: Free Olympus battery, 8GB SD card, camera case, 3 months local extended warranty
- Purchase with Purchase: $98 Olympus Electronic Viewfinder VF-3 (U.P. $328), $20 XZ-1 auto lens cap (U.P. $25), $228 PT-050 water housing (U.P. $398), $60 leather case and fabric neck strap (U.P. $138), $30 fabric neck strap (U.P. $.35), $20 leather skin (U.P. $25)
- More information: HWZ review
Olympus Tough TG-1
The TG-1 is Olympus' flagship Tough camera, and quite possibly the most advanced rugged compact camera on the market. It shoots 12MP pictures with a fast F2 lens, 4x optical zoom, wide 25mm lens, dual image stabilization and built-in GPS with electronic compass. It's 2m shock-proof, crush-proof to withstand 100kg, 12m water-proof, and -10°C freeze-proof.
- Sitex Price: $598
- Usual Price: $598
- Promotion: Free Sennheiser water-resistant earphones, extra Olympus battery, 8GB SD card, camera case, 3 months local extended warranty
- Purchase with Purchase: $358 PT-053 water housing (U.P. $398), $38 camera case (U.P. $48), $185 fish-eye converter and converter adapter (U.P. $206), $165 tele-converter and converter adapter (U.P. $186)
- More information: HWZ review
Samsung (Hall 4B, Booth 4B10)
The Samsung WB150F has a long 18x optical zoom in a small, compact body. It shoots at 14MP, has full manual mode and is Wi-Fi enabled.
- Sitex Price: $329
- Usual Price: $399
- Promotion: Free PowerBank portable charger, 8GB SD card, Samsung camera case, extra Samsung battery
The Samsung EX2F is the company's flagship compact camera, with a bright F1.8 lens for fast shooting in low-light. It comes with a 12MP sensor, a wide 24mm Schneider-KREUZNACH lens, 3" VGA AMOLED swivel display and Wi-Fi.
- Sitex Price: $699
- Usual Price: $699
- Promotion: Free dry cabinet, 8GB SD card, Samsung camera case, extra Samsung battery
- More Information: HWZ review
The Samsung NX1000 is an entry-level mirrorless system camera, with a 20MP APS-C image sensor that's the same size as those found in entry-level DSLR cameras. The NX1000 can shoot from ISO 100 to 12,800, has a high-speed 8 frames per second shooting speed, Full-HD movie recording and Wi-Fi.
- Sitex Price: $849 (with 20-50mm kit lens and a choice of 16mm pancake lens or 50-200mm lens)
- Usual Price: $1198
- Promotion: Free NX leather jacket and strap, $50 shopping voucher, 8GB SD card, NX carrying case, extra Samsung battery, NX workshop
- More Information: HWZ article