Today Samsung announced the HZ25W 24x optical zoom Camera that looks exactly like the Samsung WB5000 12.5 Megapixel Camera which was introduced earlier. Just like the Samsung WB5000, the Samsung HZ25W features a 12.5 megapixel sensor.
The camera features a Schneider-KREUZNACH lens which offers an impressive 24x optical zoom with a 26mm wide-angle focal length (35mm film equivalent focal range of 26mm-624mm). Other than shooting 12.5 megapixel still images, the camera also the the capability to record 720p HD video in H.264 format. There is also Dual Image Stabilization,Smart Face Recognition (up to 20 faces), Blink Detection, Face Dection, Smile Shot, Blink Detection, Face Recognition and a color electronic viewfinder.
There is also the option to shoot images in RAW (DNG 1.1) format and JPEG, it has basically all the same features of the Samsung WB5000 but a different price tag which says $399.99 and it will be available in October