Want a better camera than the one that's on the back of your smartphone display? Any point and shoot would do, but wouldn't it be even better if it had some of the fancy software features of your smartphone?
Samsung announced the SH100, a compact Wi-Fi enabled camera that allows for sharing over the internet and social networks. What's the most interesting, however, is that you can use Wi-Fi to connect to your Android smartphone, so you can view the shot you’re about to take in real time on your phone. If you’re not happy with it, you can zoom in and out to get the best picture, and then activate the shutter remotely when you’re ready to pose. Users can even use their phone’s GPS to record the geotag. It's not clear whether this technology works only with Samsung's Galaxy S phones, but hopefully it'll be open to all Android users.
The SH100’s built in Wi-Fi can also automatically back up shots to a PC by only pushing two buttons, or by using DLNA to wirelessly connect to your HDTV and see your photos and videos right away.
Pricing is set for $199.99 when it hits in March.