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Samsung Galaxy EK-GC100 Digital Camera

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31 Reasons For

Samsung Has Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

Based on 5,569 expert and owner reviews, Samsung has good ratings for its digital cameras. Samsung also has good ratings specifically for its compact camera digital cameras.

Very Large Screen Size

The screen sizes of digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the Galaxy EK-GC100 range from 1" to 4.8", and the average screen size is 2.8". At 4.8 inches, the Samsung Galaxy EK-GC100 has a very large screen size compared to most of the other cameras that are a comparable age to the Galaxy EK-GC100.

There are a number of other 4.8" screen digital cameras currently available that you might want to consider including the Galaxy Camera 2[pl_2711451_price], the GC100[pl_2600424_price], or the Galaxy Camera EK-GC110[pl_2083466_price] all from Samsung which has better reviews.

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Has a GPS

has a GPS

The Samsung Galaxy EK-GC100 has a GPS. Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago do not have a GPS.

We compared all the other digital cameras with a GPS to this digital camera and we think the Canon IXUS 140[plb_1561326_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Supports WiFi Connectivity

The Samsung Galaxy EK-GC100 supports WiFi connectivity, unlike most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to the Galaxy EK-GC100 which do not support WiFi connectivity.

We compared all the other digital cameras which support WiFi connectivity to this digital camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Samsung WB200F[plb_2071998_price], and the Nikon Coolpix S9500[plb_1721861_price] is also worth considering.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

Unlike most of the other cameras that were released more than two years ago which do not support Full HD video, the Galaxy EK-GC100 supports Full HD video.

It may also be worth considering one of the other cameras which support Full HD video currently available including the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS[plb_1206_price], or the Nikon Coolpix P7700[plb_1714924_price] which has better reviews.

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Quite Big Optical Zoom

The average optical zoom of digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago is 9.3x, and the optical zooms range from 2x to 50x. With an optical zoom of 21 times zoom factor, the Galaxy EK-GC100 has one of the bigger optical zooms amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age.

We compared all the other 21x optical zoom cameras to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Nikon Coolpix L120[plb_1186_price], and the Samsung WB850F[plb_1413690_price] is also worth considering.

If you are looking for a bigger optical zoom then you might also want to consider the Nikon Coolpix S9600[plb_2196636_price] (22x and higher rated), the Olympus Stylus SH-60[plb_2273504_price] (24x and higher rated), or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ60[plb_2384424_price] (24x and higher rated).

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Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

The Samsung Galaxy EK-GC100 supports video recording. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the Galaxy EK-GC100 also support video recording.

Other cameras which support video recording currently available which you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Nikon Coolpix L120[plb_1186_price], or the Canon PowerShot SX260 HS[plb_1565812_price].

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Fairly High Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of 16.3 megapixels, the Galaxy EK-GC100 has one of the higher megapixel counts amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age. Across all the similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago the megapixel counts range from 0.3MP to 46MP.

We compared all the other 16.3MP digital cameras to this digital camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm FinePix XPro1[plb_1334553_price], the Samsung MV900F[plb_1519008_price], and the Nikon Coolpix S6300[plb_1280891_price] is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a higher megapixel count then you might also want to look at the Lumix DMC-TZ60[pl_2145753_price] (18.1MP), or the Lumix DMC-TZ41[pl_2149949_price] (18.1MP) both from Panasonic or the Samsung WB350F[plb_2134241_price] (16.7MP) which also has a higher rating.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The Galaxy EK-GC100 has an image stabiliser, as do most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

We compared all the other digital cameras with an image stabiliser to this digital camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Nikon Coolpix L120[plb_1186_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Samsung Galaxy EK-GC100 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Galaxy EK-GC100.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available including because of it's better review score, the Nikon Coolpix L120[plb_1186_price], or the GE A1455[plb_1772760_price].

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Has Two Image Editing Modes

The Galaxy EK-GC100 has a greater number of image editing modes than most compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as it. The most frequently found image editing mode is Resizing, but this image editing mode is not found on this camera. The image editing modes Crop and Rotating are also found on this Samsung camera.

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Very Big Internal Memory

The internal memory of digital cameras of a similar type and age to the Galaxy EK-GC100 range from 8MB to 8.2GB, and the average internal memory is 350MB. The Samsung Galaxy EK-GC100 has a very big internal memory (8,000 megabytes) compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Long Maximum Battery Life

With a maximum battery life of 280 hours, the Samsung Galaxy EK-GC100's maximum battery life is one of the longest amongst digital cameras of this type and age. The shortest maximum battery life of compact camera digital cameras that came out around the same time as the Galaxy EK-GC100 is 0.83h and the longest is 320h.

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Quite Large Maximum Memory Card Size

At 64 gigabytes, the Samsung Galaxy EK-GC100 has a quite large maximum memory card size compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that were released more than two years ago. The average maximum memory card size of compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago is 30GB.

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Has Seven White Balance Modes

The number of white balance modes found on the Galaxy EK-GC100 is more than most cameras of this type and age. This camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most commonly found white balance mode found on cameras that are a comparable age to the Galaxy EK-GC100. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Fluorescent H", "Fluorescent L" and "Tungsten" are also found on this Samsung camera.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Galaxy EK-GC100 has a higher still image resolution than most cameras of a comparable age and type to it. This camera has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution, whereas most cameras that have been available for around the same time as it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution. This Samsung camera also have still image resolutions of 1024 x 768, 1920 x 1080, 1984 x 1488, 2592 x 1944, 3648 x 2736 and 4608 x 2592 and 4608 x 3072. The still image resolution of all cameras that are a similar age to the Galaxy EK-GC100 ranges from 640 x 360 (worst) to 5152 x 3864 (best).

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Very Big Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of 1,650 milliampere * hour, the Galaxy EK-GC100's battery capacity is one of the biggest amongst cameras of this type and age. The smallest battery capacity of digital cameras that were released more than two years ago is 170mAh and the biggest is 2,000mAh.

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Has Three Photo Effects

The number of photo effects found on the Galaxy EK-GC100 is more than most cameras of a similar age and spec to it. This camera has a Black&White photo effect, which is the most commonly found photo effect found on cameras of a similar spec and age to the Galaxy EK-GC100. The photo effects "Negative film" and "Pastel" are also found on this Samsung camera.

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Supports Seven ISO Speeds

The Galaxy EK-GC100 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most digital cameras of this spec and age. The most frequently supported ISO speed is 160, but this ISO speed is not supported by this camera. The ISO speeds 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 and Auto are also supported by this digital camera.

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Fairly Long Maximum Focal Length

At 483 millimeters, the Galaxy EK-GC100 has a fairly long maximum focal length compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the Galaxy EK-GC100. Compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the Galaxy EK-GC100 have maximum focal lengths of between 13mm and 1,800mm, and the average maximum focal length is 250mm.

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2 USB Version

This camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many cameras of a comparable spec and age to it.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Galaxy EK-GC100 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels camera, which is the most common video resolution.

This camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best video resolution across all comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Galaxy EK-GC100.

A 320 x 240 pixels maximum video resolution is the worst video resolution across similar types of camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Galaxy EK-GC100 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of the most common video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). This Samsung camera also support a video resolution of 320 x 240 pixels and 1280 x 720 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution is in fact the best supported video resolution across all compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the Galaxy EK-GC100.

The worst supported video resolution amongst comparable types of camera is 320 x 240 pixels.

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340 Shots Per Battery Charge

Most digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the Galaxy EK-GC100 take between 30 and 889 shots per battery charge, including the Galaxy EK-GC100 which takes 340 shots per battery charge.

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Supports Five Audio Formats

The number of audio formats supported by the Galaxy EK-GC100 is more than most cameras that were released around the same time as it. The most commonly supported audio format is WAV, but this audio format is not supported by this Samsung digital camera. The audio formats AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, MP3 and WMA are also supported by this Samsung camera.

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Quite Long Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

With a maximum camera shutter speed of 16 seconds, the Samsung Galaxy EK-GC100 has a quite long maximum camera shutter speed compared to most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age. Cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Galaxy EK-GC100 have maximum camera shutter speeds of between 0.12s and 250s, and the average maximum camera shutter speed is 13s.

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± 2EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

This digital camera has a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is typical of many comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to it.

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Auto Focus

This digital camera has an Auto focus, which is typical of many cameras of this age and spec.

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Very Thin

The depths of cameras that were launched more than two years ago range from 13mm to 2,200mm. The Galaxy EK-GC100 is quite thin (only 19.1 millimeters) compared to most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length

At only 23 millimeters, the Samsung Galaxy EK-GC100 has a quite short minimum focal length compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec. Across all the digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Galaxy EK-GC100 the minimum focal lengths range from 2.6mm to 290mm, and the average minimum focal length is 27mm.

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7 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

The Samsung Galaxy EK-GC100 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other cameras of this type and age are also not 3D compatible.

If you want a digital camera that is 3D compatible then you might want to look at the Canon PowerShot A3300 IS[plb_66875_price], the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30[plb_1847857_price], or the Nikon Coolpix P7700[plb_1714924_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not Waterproof

Most digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Galaxy EK-GC100 are not waterproof. The Galaxy EK-GC100 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Heavy

Across all the comparable spec cameras that were launched around the same time as the Galaxy EK-GC100 the weights range from 20g to 710g, and the average weight is 170g. With a weight of 300 grams, the Galaxy EK-GC100 is one of the heavier comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age.

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Only Features Five Flash Modes

The number of flash modes featured on the Galaxy EK-GC100 is more than most digital cameras that came out around the same time as it. This Samsung camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most frequently featured flash mode featured on digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the Galaxy EK-GC100. The flash modes "Fill-in", "Flash off", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this camera.

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Very Small Processor Clock Speed

The processor clock speeds of cameras of this spec and age range from 1,400MHz to 1,600MHz, and the average processor clock speed is 1,500MHz. The Galaxy EK-GC100 has a fairly small processor clock speed (only 1,400 megahertz) compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Galaxy EK-GC100.

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Only ±1EV (1/2 EV Step) Flash Exposure Correction

This digital camera has a ±1EV (1/2 EV step) flash exposure correction, which is the most commonly found flash exposure correction on comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to it.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The number of supported image formats on the Galaxy EK-GC100 is more than most digital cameras of this age and type. This camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by digital cameras of this age and spec.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Samsung Galaxy EK-GC100

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Samsung released the Galaxy EK-GC100.

1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is typical of many compact camera digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to it. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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MOS Sensor Type

The Samsung Galaxy EK-GC100 has a MOS sensor type which is better than most cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. Most digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it have a CCD sensor type.

Alternative digital cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available which you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS[plb_1206_price], the Nikon Coolpix S9400[plb_1873860_price], or the Samsung NX20[plb_2083247_price].

If the sensor type of this compact camera digital camera is too bad for you then you might want to look at the Nikon Coolpix L120[plb_1186_price] (CCD) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Total Megapixel Count
Image Stabilizer
Aspect Ratio
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Focusing
Auto Focus
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range
Manual Focusing Range
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Manual Focusing Range
Focus
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Mode
Tele Flash Range
Flash Recharging Time
Flash Range
Flash Exposure Correction
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Video Resolution
Resolution and Capture Speed
HD Type
Audio
Audio Format
Memory
Memory Card
Internal Memory
Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Display Resolution
Second Display
Display Aspect Ratio
Ports & Interfaces
USB Connector Type
USB Version
HDMI Version
USB Connector
Camera
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Photo Effect
Image Editing Mode
Playback Mode
Built-In Processor
Processor Clock Speed
Operating System Installed
Scene Mode
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Maximum Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Shot Per Battery Charge
Operational Conditions
Storage Temperature Range
Operating System/software
Mobile Operating System Installed
Operating System Version
System Requirements
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Wireless LAN Type
Data Network
Certificates
Compliance Industry Standard
Other Features
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Expert Reviews

(246)

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18 December 2014

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6 February 2014

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11 September 2013

Overall, it seems like an excellent gizmo to own with a decent blend of features and performance. The camera is well thought out with exactly those features that social networking folks want. If...

2 July 2013

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25 June 2013

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User Reviews

(262)
Reviewed 27 January 2013 by Int345

Before buying I read all the reviews online for this camera was a little put of by comments about poor image quality once printed/ viewed on big screen but BEWARE the cameras they use as... Read more…

Reviewed 25 January 2013 by T. Slater
(Verified Purchase)

It's fair to say that if you take the trouble to trawl the internet for reviews on this camera, you'll find a pretty mixed bag of opinions. Most of the negative ones seem to dwell on image quality... Read more…

Reviewed 22 November 2012 by Gashead
(Verified Purchase)

First impression is a quite fantastic device having 3G, WiFi and GPS. I go to loads of gigs and have 3 million hits on YouTube so there is much potential here, particularly with the 21x optical... Read more…

Reviewed 22 November 2012 by Amazon Customer

Not a lot i can add that hasn't been said already....but it is NOT a phone,it can send and receive texts,but can't make calls. overall,i am impressed,yes the battery life is probably crap,but as... Read more…

Reviewed 16 November 2012 by Mikey1983

Well where do i start. having spent nearly 4-5 months of searching for a decent camera so i could take up photography i must of thought of many different types of cameras. DSLRS, TO COMPACT... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

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