Cameras with built-in WiFi capabilities add more fun to photography.
1) Samsung NX300
This new feature-packed camera, which also has Near Field Communications feature, enables users to send photos straight to their Facebook page or in an email. The camera comes with a 20.3MP sensor and an advanced hybrid autofocus system for detailed images. Priced roughly about RM 2700.
2) Sony WX80
You don’t have to wait long to share great photos with your friends. You can do so on the spot with the PlayMemories app that is compatible with Android and iOS. Upload pictures and videos to social media sites via the WiFi connection. It’s fun and easy. The camera has 16.2MP resolution and comes with Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens with 8x optical zoom.
3) Canon EOS 6D
This is the first dSLR to have a built-in WiFi connectivity. It allows users to transfer images to other Canon WiFi cameras, connect to a smartphone, print to a WiFi printer or connect to a web service. Users can also download the EOS Remote app to their smartphone or tablet to enable remote shooting. Priced roughly about RM 7,100 (body only).
4) Panasonic TZ40
This 18.3MP slim digital compact camera is perfect for documenting any moment, no matter what your situation or surroundings. It also offers remote monitoring and shooting, remote browsing, Playback as well as remote sharing. It comes with 14 creative effects to give extra punch to your images. Priced roughly about RM 1,510.
5) Nikon Coolpix S800c
This 16MP camera allows instant photo and video sharing on your social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, etc. You can also wirelessly back up your photos and videos or offload your memory card contents in an instant, and keep shooting. It’s simple, it’s fast and it’s totally wireless. Priced roughly about RM 1,300.
6) Samsung Galaxy Camera
This 16MP Android based mobile device offers users WiFi and 3G connectivity. It also has a GPS receiver to geotag photographs. Its in-camera software allows organising, editing and online sharing or storage of images and videos too. Priced roughly about RM 1,899.
7) Olympus Pen E-P5
Despite its retro look, this camera has cutting-edge features, WiFi connectivity, remote shutter release via smartphone, QR code connection and GPS capability. Connection is easy — just touch the WiFi icon on the PEN E-P5’s LCD to connect to your smartphone using the Olympus I.O Share SmartPhone app. Select the images that you want to share, add them to your share list and easily send them with the touch of a single button. Priced roughly about RM 3,500
8) Canon PowerShot SX280 HS
This camera is equipped with technology for on-the-go convenience when you want to share images with friends and family. It connects directly to both iOS and Android devices. Just upload images via the free Canon CameraWindow app. Priced roughly about RM 1,000.
9) FujiFilm FinePix XP200
This waterproof, shockproof, dustproof and freezeproof camera has a cool wireless feature that lets you transfer your photos and movies to smartphones, tablets and PCs. For smartphones and tablets, you will need to download the free dedicated FujiFilm camera app to your iPhone, iPad or Android smartphone, or tablet device to transfer up to 30 pictures at a time from the camera. US$249.95 at Amazon.com.
10) Kodak M750
The built-in WiFi of the 16MP camera allows you to connect to a computer to share your images. Simply connect to a wireless network and sit back while your pictures are sent to your favourite social media destinations via the Share button.