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Hammacher Schlemmer Unveils The World’s Smallest Camera

Hammacher Schlemmer has unveiled the world’s smallest camera, which is so tiny that it can fit on your fingertip.

The device, which is available for £64, measures 25 mm square and weighs 26 grams. The camera is capable of shooting videos and photos as well and comes with a strap which can be used to wrap the camera around a wrist or finger.

The company informed that the device was capable of clicking 2MP photos with a resolution of 1600x1200 and also makes 30 frames per second video in AVI format.

The camera does not come with a screen but has USB capabilities like a regular sized camera, which allows users to transfer and view photos and videos taken from the camera on a PC. It also comes with a 2GB memory card.

“Although The World's Smallest Camera is only slightly larger than a marble, it takes still images and records video just like much larger cameras,” said, Hammacher Schlemmer's General Manager, Fred Berns in a press release (opens in new tab).

“It is a remarkable piece of kit, and is expected to prove very popular with the public. It comes with a wrist lanyard that keeps it close to hand and enables ease of portability.” he added.

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