MSN - AP World MSN - AP World Copyright © 2010-2018 The Canadian Press. All rights reserved. Fri, 21 Jun 2024 09:44:43 +0000 Samsung unveils new camera-focused phones 52e40134446247a48f70f05f20f35596 Wed, 01 Feb 2023 23:22:50 +0000 SHOTLIST:ASSOCIATED PRESSSan Francisco - 31 January 20231. Exterior of new Samsung Experience pop-up storeHEADLINE: Samsung unveils new camera focused phonesSan Francisco - 1 February 20232. New Galaxy S23 Series phones unveiled on stage3. SOUNDBITE (English) Drew Blackard, VP, Samsung Product Management:"From design to power to intelligence, the elements of Ultra come together in our best camera yet."San Francisco - 31 January 20234. Galaxy S23 Ultra phone on display at pop-up storeSan Francisco - 1 February 2023+++SOUNDBITE PARTIALLY COVERED+++5. SOUNDBITE (English) Patrick Moorhead, Tech Industry Analyst:"A brand-new smartphone is what you come to expect at an Unpacked event, the new Galaxy S23. And the highlight on that to me was the camera. While we all expect a better camera, this really did impress me with its new night capabilities, but also with its zoom capabilities."San Francisco - 31 January 20236. Close up of Galaxy S23 Ultra's camerasSan Francisco - 1 February 20237. SOUNDBITE (English) Drew Blackard, VP, Samsung Product Management:"These cameras combine incredible hardware and innovative software to take your photos and videos to the next level."San Francisco - 31 January 20238. Close up of Galaxy S23 Ultra's screenSan Francisco - 1 February 2023+++SOUNDBITE PARTIALLY COVERED+++9. SOUNDBITE (English) Patrick Moorhead, Tech Industry Analyst:"Definitely to the next level. So essentially doubling the amount of pixels, the amount of information that could come in the camera going from 108 megapixels to 200. And then they upped the ante on artificial intelligence as a post-processing feature that can make it look even better on long shots, which, you know, you can't have a big lens in a smartphone. You can in a DSLR. The other part is night photography."San Francisco - 31 January 202310. Demo showing off camera's zoom and low light capabiltiesSan Francisco - 1 February 2023+++SOUNDBITE PARTIALLY COVERED+++11. SOUNDBITE (English) Drew Blackard, VP, Samsung Product Management:"With Nightography, a high res camera and powerful performance, the Galaxy S23 series delivers our most advanced mobile experience yetSan Francisco - 31 January 202312. Various display showing off new Samsung phone colors, including lavender and greenCAPTION: The Galaxy S23 Ultra will cost $1,199 when it goes on sale February 17.San Francisco - 1 February 2023+++SOUNDBITE PARTIALLY COVERED+++13. SOUNDBITE (English)Patrick Moorhead, Tech Industry Analyst:"The high end of Apple and Samsung's lineup, their customers are pretty locked in. There's not a lot of switching these days across platforms. So if you were a Galaxy S22 Ultra and you're willing to spend over $1,000, you're very likely to spend $1,000 on the S23. And that's just the way it goes now. It's a very different marketplace out there."San Francisco - 31 January 202314. Playing driving game on Galaxy S23 UltraSTORYLINEApple dominates the phone market in the US. But internationally? Samsung still reigns supreme.As the battle between the two phone manufacturers rages on, Samsung unveiled its latest line in Apple's backyard.Samsung's "Galaxy Unpacked" launch event was held this week at San Francisco's historic Masonic Auditorium.A new line of Galaxy S23 phones was shown off, complete with new-and-improved cameras and performance upgrades.The Galaxy S23 Ultra now comes 200-megapixel camera sensor and a brighterm more battery-efficient display.It also comes with an increased 250GB of storage. The S23 Ultra will cost $1,199 the when it goes on sale February 17, the same price as last year's S22 Ultra.Samsung's Galaxy S23 and S23 Plus phones are not as powerful as the Ultra, but they do come with camera and battery upgrades and are cheaper at $799 and $999 respectively.New colors for all the phones were also shown off, including a new lavender and green versions.A new Ultra version of the Galaxy Book laptop was also unveiled. The device, which is geared toward creatives and other business professionals, starts at $2,399.No release date has been set for Samsung's new laptop.This was the first in-person launch event Samsung has hosted since the start of the COVID pandemic nearly three years ago.===========================================================Clients are reminded: (i) to check the terms of their licence agreements for use of content outside news programming and that further advice and assistance can be obtained from the AP Archive on: Tel +44 (0) 20 7482 7482 Email: they should check with the applicable collecting society in their Territory regarding the clearance of any sound recording or performance included within the AP Television News service (iii) they have editorial responsibility for the use of all and any content included within the AP Television News service and for libel, privacy, compliance and third party rights applicable to their Territory. Samsung unveils new camera-focused phones