Upgradeable smart TV, 3D camera stars of Samsung’s 2013 show

Samsung Electronics Co launched a host of products at its annual regional forum in Hyderabad on Friday. The company showcased its 2013 product portfolio at the event.

Samsung said it achieved sales growth of over 35 per cent in Southwest Asia in 2012. "Consumers are looking for technology to enrich and empower their lives and not something that complicates it. Our goal is to give them that technology," BD Park, President and CEO of Samsung (Southwest Asia).

Here are some of the new products announced at the event:

Televisions: Samsung launched F8000, an LED TV available in sizes of up to 65 inches. It is the first Samsung TV to ship with a quad-core processor, and has Smart Touch Control, a universal remote with a touchpad.

Cameras: Samsung has added a 3D-enabled WiFi camera called NX300 to its lineup. The camera has a 20.3-megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor and wide light sensitivity (ISO) range of 100-25,600.

Mobiles: Expanding on the Note range, Samsung launched the Galaxy Note 510. It is an 8-inch device that comes with the stylus – S Pen. The new device adds physical menu buttons at the bottom of the screen.

PCs: In an attempt to "bring excitement back to the PC segment", Samsung launched the Series 7 Chronos touch screen laptop.

(The reporter was in Hyderabad on the invitation of Samsung India)

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