Samsung goes RAW with EX1/T5000 camera

Samsung has announced the launch of a new "high-end" digital camera at PMA in California on Saturday.

The new model, called the EX1 in the UK and the T5000 in the US, will pack a 10-megapixel sensor, an ultra-wide 24mm Schneider Kreuznach, f/1.8 lens with a 3x optical zoom, and the ability to shoot in RAW format.

Other specs of the new camera include a 3-inch AMOLED screen around the back that swivels out to allow photographers to get a better angle and the full control over shutter priority, aperture priority and full manual shooting modes. Video wise you get 640 x 480, 30fps, H.264 resolution recording modes.

Hitting the shops in April in the UK it will cost £399.99 and $449.99 in the US.