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Samsung L210 Digital Camera

10.2MP 3x CCD Apr 2011
Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser Sensor Type Release Date
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Unboxing Samsung Digimax L210
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23 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Average

Based on five expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Cameras.co.uk, about.com and 01net.com the average expert rating of this compact camera digital camera is 77 out of 100.

Good Quality Pictures

A few customers mentioned that it was able to produce good images. About.com mentioned in their review of the Samsung L210 “It works well for a beginning photographer looking for a thin, inexpe”. Imaging-Resource.com wrote “It takes very good images at ISO 1,600” in their Samsung L210 review.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the Samsung L210 had a good picture resolution. Expert review site Cameras.co.uk mentioned “It has 10 megapixels”.

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Good Size

A number of Samsung L210 owners wrote that the product was compact. Expert review site Imaging-Resource.com mentioned in their review “I really liked the combination charger/adapter, which was also quite compact”. Expert website Hardwarezone.com.sg wrote in their review “It was not too long ago when the Korean manufacturing giant took a bold step towards digital imaging with its series of compact digital cameras” . Hardwarezone.com.sg also mentioned “The L210 still holds strong as a 10.2-megapixel compact digital camera with all the functionality one expects from a generi”.

One person who bought the product mentioned that it was thin.

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Easy to Use

Several people reckoned that the product was easy to use the menus. About.com said in their Samsung L210 review seven years ago “Well-colored menu system for easy reading” and rated the Samsung L210 70 out of 100.

Two people who purchased it concluded that it was easy to use. Expert website Ephotozine.com wrote “The L210 is also easy enough to use”. About.com mentioned in their Samsung L210 review “Ultra thin camera body is handy to carry” and gave it a rating of 70 out of 100.

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Samsung Has Good Reviews for Its Cameras

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

Good Support

Three Samsung L210 reviewers agreed that it had good technical guidance. Ephotozine.com mentioned on expert review site Ephotozine eight years ago “Why Buy the Samsung L210?It is not often I come across a camera this small that has a manual exposure mode”. About.com wrote in their review of the Samsung L210 seven years ago “A limited Quick Start Guide” and rated the product 4 stars.

Good Product Quality

A number of Samsung L210 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the product was good quality. About.com said seven years ago “Overall photo quality is good” in their Samsung L210 review and scored it 4 stars.

Nice Design

One person who bought the Samsung L210 concluded that it was well designed. Imaging-Resource.com mentioned on Imaging Resource.com “The Samsung L210 is a beautiful little camera with a very nicely designed menu system”. One person who reviewed the product concluded that it was good looking. About.com wrote “Very attractive, stylish camera”.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

One person reckoned that it had a good screen. Steves-Digicams.com mentioned on expert website Steve's Digicams “All three additions feature a high-quality, 3x optical zoom Samsung NV lens and pack a 2.5" LCD screen which will automatically brighten or dim depending on the current lighting situation” in their review of the Samsung L210.

CCD Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CCD sensor type, which is the most commonly found sensor type on compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. CCD sensors produce high quality, low-noise images but consume a lot more power than CMOS sensors. CCD is the most common image sensor type used in digital cameras.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras that have a CCD sensor and we think the Nikon Coolpix L120[plb_1186_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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SD Memory Card

This camera supports an MMC|SD|SDHC memory card, which is typical of many digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

If you are looking for a digital camera with a better memory card type then you might want to look at the Nikon Coolpix L120[plb_1186_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC), the Sony DSC-WX350[plb_2163795_price] (MicroSD (TransFlash)|MicroSDHC|MicroSDXC|MS Duo|MS Micro (M2)|MS PRO Duo|MS PRO Duo HS|MS Pro-HG Duo|MS XC-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC), or the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS[plb_2110760_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC) which is also higher rated.

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Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

The Samsung L210 supports video recording. Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years also support video recording.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative digital cameras which support video recording currently available including because of it's better review score, the Nikon Coolpix L120[plb_1186_price], or the Samsung EX2F[plb_1609335_price].

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The Samsung L210 has an image stabiliser, as do most of the other digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the L210.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other digital cameras with an image stabiliser currently available including the Nikon Coolpix L120[plb_1186_price], or the SeaLife DC1400 Pro Duo[plb_1829795_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Samsung L210 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to the L210.

There are a number of alternative cameras with a built-in flash currently available which you might also want to consider including the Nikon Coolpix L120[plb_1186_price], the SeaLife DC1400 Pro Duo[plb_1829795_price], or the GE A1455[plb_1772760_price] which has better reviews.

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Electronic Camera Shutter

This camera has an electronic|mechanical camera shutter, which is typical of many comparable spec cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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Has Six White Balance Modes

The number of white balance modes found on the Samsung L210 is more than most cameras of this spec and age. This Samsung camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most frequently found white balance mode found on cameras of a similar spec and age to the L210. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Fluorescent" and "Tungsten" are also found on this camera.

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Has Four Photo Effects

The number of photo effects found on the Samsung L210 is more than most digital cameras of a comparable age and type to it. This Samsung digital camera has a Black&White photo effect, which is the most commonly found photo effect found on digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the L210. The photo effects "Negative film", "Sepia" and "Vivid" are also found on this camera.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

Digital cameras of a similar age and type to the L210 have battery capacities of between 170mAh and 2,000mAh, and the average battery capacity is 840mAh. With a battery capacity of 1,050 milliampere * hour, the Samsung L210 has a quite big battery capacity compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the L210.

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Quite Short Flash Recharging Time

Across all the digital cameras that are a comparable age to the L210 the flash recharging times range from 0.0005s to 15s, and the average flash recharging time is 6s. At only 4 seconds, the Samsung L210 has a fairly short flash recharging time compared to most of the other cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the L210.

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Light

The lightest digital camera that was launched around the same time as the L210 is 20g and the heaviest is 710g. The Samsung L210 is quite light (only 114 grams) compared to most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

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Auto Focus

This digital camera has an Auto / Manual focus, which is the most frequently found focus on compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Very Thin

Across all the digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the L210 the depths range from 13mm to 2,200mm, and the average depth is 38mm. The Samsung L210 is one of the thinner digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the L210 (only 20 millimeters) amongst digital cameras of this age.

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Narrow

At only 87.7 millimeters, the Samsung L210 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that came out around the same time as the L210. Across all the digital cameras that are a comparable age to the L210 the widths range from 22mm to 470mm, and the average width is 100mm.

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17 Reasons Against

Unacceptable Noise Level

One Samsung L210 reviewer concluded that it was not noisy. Hardwarezone.com.sg wrote “Putting aside its average performance on higher ISO settings in terms of noise levels and the limited selection of scene modes” in their Samsung L210 review.

Quite Small Optical Zoom

When compared to other compact camera digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the L210 that we have assessed the optical zoom of, the Samsung L210's optical zoom of only 3 times zoom factor is one of the smallest. Cameras of a comparable age and spec to the L210 have optical zooms of between 2x and 50x.

If you want a camera with a bigger optical zoom then you might want to look at the Samsung EX2F[plb_1609335_price] (3.3x and higher rated), or the Sony DSC-RX100[plb_2319255_price] (3.6x and higher rated).

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Quite Low Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of only 10.2 megapixels, the Samsung L210 has a fairly low megapixel count compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as the L210. Across all the cameras of this spec and age the megapixel counts range from 0.3MP to 46MP, and the average megapixel count is 14MP.

If this camera megapixel count is too low for you then you might also want to consider the Nikon Coolpix S570[plb_2049075_price] (12MP) which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Like most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the L210, the Samsung L210 does not support Full HD video.

Other digital cameras which also support Full HD video that you might want to look at include the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS[plb_1206_price], or the Nikon Coolpix S9500[plb_1721861_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The Samsung L210 does not support WiFi connectivity. Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as the L210 also do not support WiFi connectivity.

Other digital cameras which also support WiFi connectivity that you might also want to consider include the Nikon Coolpix S9500[plb_1721861_price] which is also higher rated.

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Quite Small Screen Size

At only 2.5 inches, the Samsung L210 has a quite small screen size compared to most of the other cameras of this type and age. The average screen size of compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the L210 is 2.8".

Alternative 2.5" screen cameras currently available that you might also want to consider include the Canon PowerShot A800[plb_1399055_price], or the Nikon Coolpix P3[plb_2003_price] which has better reviews.

If you want a larger screen size then you might also want to consider the Canon Powershot ELPH 300 HS[plb_1426159_price] (2.7"), or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS40[plb_1786919_price] (2.7") which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Samsung L210 is not 3D compatible, although this is within the context that most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the L210 are also not 3D compatible.

If you would prefer a camera that is 3D compatible then you might also want to consider the Canon PowerShot A3300 IS[plb_66875_price], the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30[plb_1847857_price], or the Nikon Coolpix P7700[plb_1714924_price].

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Does Not Have a GPS

The Samsung L210 does not have a GPS, although it is worth noting that most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the L210 also do not have a GPS.

Other digital cameras which also have a GPS that you might want to look at include the Canon PowerShot SX260 HS[plb_1565812_price].

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Not Waterproof

The Samsung L210 is not waterproof, although this is within the context that most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the L210 are also not waterproof.

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Only 1/2.33"" Optical Sensor Size

The biggest optical sensor size of the Samsung L210 is 1/2.33"". That's 1% less optical sensor size than the most common optical sensor size of 1/2.3"". The worst optical sensor size of all compact camera digital cameras that have been available for more than two years is 1/2.5"" and the best is 2/3"".

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Only Features Five Flash Modes

The number of flash modes featured on the Samsung L210 is more than most compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This digital camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most frequently featured flash mode featured on compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the L210. The flash modes "Fill-in", "Flash off", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this camera.

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Quite Low Maximum Playback Zoom

The Samsung L210 has a very low maximum playback zoom (only 1 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the L210. Compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have maximum playback zooms of between 1x and 16x.

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Very Small Internal Memory

Cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the L210 have internal memory of between 8MB and 8.2GB, and the average internal memory is 350MB. The Samsung L210 has a quite small internal memory (only 10 megabytes) compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the L210.

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Only 2048 X 1536 Still Image Resolution

The Samsung L210 has a 2048 x 1536 still image resolution which is higher than the 2816 x 1880 still image resolution found on most cameras of this spec and age. The best still image resolution of all cameras of a similar age and spec to the L210 is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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Only 3648 X 2736 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The Samsung L210 has a 3648 x 2736 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than most digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. Most cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution. Across all compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the L210 the image resolution ranges from 2592 x 1944 pixels to 5152 x 3864 pixels.

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Very Small Maximum Memory Card Size

Across all the digital cameras of this age and spec the maximum memory card sizes range from 1GB to 130GB. The Samsung L210 has one of the smaller maximum memory card sizes (only 8 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec cameras of this age.

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Only Supports Four Image Formats

The number of supported image formats on the Samsung L210 is more than most compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as it. This Samsung camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by compact camera digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. The image formats "EXIF", "Exif" and "DPOF" are also supported by this digital camera.

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1 Other reason to consider the Samsung L210

Released Over Five Years Ago

This compact camera digital camera was released over five years ago.

Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Focal Length Range
Focusing
Auto Focus
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Focus
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Light Metering Mode
Shutter
Camera Shutter
Flash
Flash Mode
Tele Flash Range
Flash Recharging Time
Flash Range
Video
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Audio
Audio Format
Memory
Memory Card
Internal Memory
Maximum Memory Card Size
Display
Screen Size
Display
Display Resolution
Ports & Interfaces
Camera
White Balance Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Sharpness Level
Maximum Playback Zoom
Image Editing Mode
Playback Mode
Scene Mode
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Battery
Battery Size
Battery Capacity
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
System Requirements
Minimum Processor
Minimum RAM Requirement
Minimum Hard Disk Space Requirement
Other Features
Interface
Operating System
Video Out Port
Focal Length
Aperture Range
Camera Shutter Speed Range
Minimum System Requirement
Power Supply
Digital SLR

Expert Reviews

(14)
19 February 2009

With a price of less than $200, Samsungs L210 offers a number of slightly above average features, when compared to other models in its price range. The L210 has a few drawbacks, but it works well...

Ultra thin camera body is handy to carry
210 performs very well in low light for lowpriced model
Overall photo quality is good
210s response times are a little above average
Very attractive, stylish camera
LCD could be larger
Flash photos arent as good as they could be
Design of camera controls isnt very good
Only a 3X optical zoom lens
A limited Quick Start Guide
30 November 2008

The Samsung L210, in my opinion, is an excellent camera at an affordable price. When I first received the L210, I assumed that a tiny black camera meant that it was a basic camera. I was wrong....

27 November 2008

In the first of our five group tests of compact digital cameras, were looking at what are best termed budget models. Weve not gone for the absolute cheapest of the cheap (you can, after all buy a... Read more…

7 November 2008

Why Buy the Samsung L210?It is not often I come across a camera this small that has a manual exposure mode. In my tests I found picture quality very good for such a small and relatively... Read more…

11 October 2008

The Samsung L210 is a beautiful little camera with a very nicely designed menu system. It takes very good images at ISO 1,600 and it held highlights pretty well, too. I really liked the... Read more…

1 September 2008

The Samsung L210 is a small, pocket sized camera with a manual exposure mode. It has 10 megapixels, a 3x optical zoom lens and image stabilisation. Why Buy the Samsung L210?It is not often I come... Read more…

30 July 2008

Since Jamie Harrison has been helping out we've managed to publish three full camera reviews a week for most of this year, and as a result we've nearly caught up with the manufacturers' output.... Read more…

8 July 2008

All three additions feature a high-quality, 3x optical zoom Samsung NV lens and pack a 2.5" LCD screen which will automatically brighten or dim depending on the current lighting situation. For... Read more…

Putting aside its average performance on higher ISO settings in terms of noise levels and the limited selection of scene modes, the L210 still holds strong as a 10.2-megapixel compact digital...

16 April 2008

Difficile de faire original ces derniers temps en matière dappareils photo numériques compacts. Les capteurs à la mode ont une résolution de huit ou de dix mégapixels. Cest cette dernière...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung 101, samsung 101m, samsung l210, samsung 101mp, samsung l210b, samsung l210bl, samsung ecl210, samsung ecl210z, samsung l210bla, samsung l210blac, samsung ecl210zr, samsung ecl210zrb, samsung l210black, samsung ecl210zrba, samsung ecl210zrbau, samsung ecl210zrbaus
Barcodes 00044701008989, 00044701008996, 00853055003669
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