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Samsung WB150
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Samsung WB150 Digital Camera

14.2MP 18x CCD Aug 2012
Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser Sensor Type Release Date
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20 Reasons For

Samsung Has Good Reviews for Its Cameras

Samsung has good average ratings for its compact camera digital cameras as well as across its entire camera range compared to other manufacturers.

CCD Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CCD sensor type, which is typical of many 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.

There are a number of other digital cameras that have a CCD sensor currently available that you might also want to look at including the Nikon Coolpix S570[plb_2049075_price], or the Olympus VR-340[plb_1686246_price] which has better reviews.

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SD Memory Card

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is the most frequently supported memory card on cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

There are a number of other digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available which you might also want to consider including the Nikon Coolpix P520[plb_2085254_price] which has better reviews.

If the memory card type of this compact camera digital camera is too bad for you then you might also want to look at the Sony DSC-WX220[plb_2165839_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) which also has a higher rating.

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Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

The Samsung WB150 supports video recording, as do most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the WB150.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other digital cameras which support video recording currently available including because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS[plb_1206_price].

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Quite Big Optical Zoom

Digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the WB150 have optical zooms of between 2x and 50x, and the average optical zoom is 9.3x. At 18 times zoom factor, the Samsung WB150 has a fairly big optical zoom compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

Other 18x optical zoom cameras currently available which you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Samsung WB250F[plb_1585457_price].

Cameras with a bigger optical zoom that might also be worth looking at include the Lumix DMC-TZ30[pl_1847857_price] (20x), or the Lumix DMC-TZ35[pl_1974789_price] (20x) both from Panasonic which also has a higher rating.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

Like most of the other digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the WB150, the Samsung WB150 has an image stabiliser.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative cameras with an image stabiliser currently available including the Nikon Coolpix S9500[plb_1721861_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77[plb_1836487_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Samsung WB150 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other similar spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the WB150.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available including the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30[plb_1847857_price] which has better reviews.

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Has Six White Balance Modes

The number of white balance modes found on the Samsung WB150 is more than most cameras of a similar type and age to it. This digital camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most commonly found white balance mode found on similar spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the WB150. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Fluorescent" and "Tungsten" are also found on this Samsung digital camera.

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Fairly Large Maximum Memory Card Size

With a maximum memory card size of 64 gigabytes, the Samsung WB150 has a fairly large maximum memory card size compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to the WB150. Cameras that were released more than two years ago have maximum memory card sizes of between 1GB and 130GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 30GB.

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Has One Photo Effect

The number of photo effects found on the Samsung WB150 is more than most digital cameras of this age and type. This camera has a Black&White photo effect, which is the most frequently found photo effect found on digital cameras of a similar age and type to the WB150.

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Quite High Maximum Playback Zoom

At 14.4 times zoom factor, the Samsung WB150 has a quite high maximum playback zoom compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the WB150. The maximum playback zooms of digital cameras that were released more than two years ago range from 1x to 16x, and the average maximum playback zoom is 8.9x.

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4320 X 3240 Still Image Resolution

The Samsung WB150 has a 4320 x 3240 still image resolution which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution found on most digital cameras of a comparable type and age to it. This camera also have still image resolutions of 1024 x 768, 1920 x 1080, 1984 x 1488, 2592 x 1944, 3648 x 2736 and 4320 x 2432 and 4320 x 2880. Compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the WB150 still image resolutions range from 640 x 360 to 5152 x 3864.

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Fairly Long Maximum Focal Length

The average maximum focal length of similar spec digital cameras that have been available for more than two years is 250mm. The Samsung WB150 has a quite long maximum focal length (432 millimeters) compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the WB150.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of 1,050 milliampere * hour, the Samsung WB150 has a quite big battery capacity compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. Across all the cameras of a similar type and age to the WB150 the battery capacities range from 170mAh to 2,000mAh, and the average battery capacity is 840mAh.

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Quite Long Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

At 16 seconds, the Samsung WB150 has a quite long maximum camera shutter speed compared to most of the other cameras that have been available for more than two years. The maximum camera shutter speeds of compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago range from 0.12s to 250s, and the average maximum camera shutter speed is 13s.

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Quite Short Flash Recharging Time

The flash recharging times of cameras of a comparable age and type to the WB150 range from 0.0005s to 15s. At only 4 seconds, the Samsung WB150 has a fairly short flash recharging time compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the WB150.

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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 the most commonly found light exposure correction on similar spec cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The Samsung WB150 supports a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels digital camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by cameras of a similar age and spec to the WB150. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this Samsung camera. In addition, this camera supports a video resolution of 320 x 240 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080). Across all cameras of this type and age the worst video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Auto Focus

This camera has an Auto focus, which is the most commonly found focus on cameras of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length

Digital cameras of this age and spec have minimum focal lengths of between 2.6mm and 290mm, and the average minimum focal length is 27mm. The Samsung WB150 has one of the shorter minimum focal lengths (only 24 millimeters) amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age.

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13 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD Video

Most compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the WB150 do not support Full HD video. The Samsung WB150 is no exception to this as it too does not support Full HD video.

We compared all the other cameras which also support Full HD video to this digital camera and we think the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS[plb_1206_price], or the Sony DSC-RX1R[plb_1611587_price] is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Like most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to the WB150, the Samsung WB150 does not support WiFi connectivity.

Alternative cameras which also support WiFi connectivity that you might also want to look at include the Canon IXUS 510 HS[plb_408144_price], or the Sony DSC-WX300[plb_1621847_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the WB150 are not 3D compatible. The Samsung WB150 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

Digital cameras which are 3D compatible that might be worth considering include the Canon PowerShot A3300 IS[plb_66875_price], or the Nikon Coolpix P310[plb_2119209_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a GPS

Like most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the WB150, the Samsung WB150 does not have a GPS.

We compared all the other cameras which also have a GPS to this camera and we think the Canon PowerShot SX260 HS[plb_1565812_price], or the Nikon Coolpix P520[plb_2085254_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not Waterproof

The Samsung WB150 is not waterproof, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other similar spec cameras that were released around the same time as the WB150 are also not waterproof.

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Only Features Five Flash Modes

The Samsung WB150 has a greater number of flash modes than most comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to it. This camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most frequently featured flash mode featured on digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the WB150. The flash modes "Fill-in", "Flash off", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Samsung digital camera.

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Only Supports Three Camera File Systems

The number of camera file systems supported by the Samsung WB150 is more than most cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. The most commonly supported camera file system is Exif 2.3, but this camera file system is not supported by this digital camera. The camera file systems DCF 2.0, DPOF 1.1 and Exif 2.21 are also supported by this camera.

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Only Has Seven Shooting Modes

The number of shooting modes found on the Samsung WB150 is more than most cameras of a similar age and spec to it. This Samsung digital camera has an Auto shooting mode, which is the most frequently found shooting mode found on digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the WB150. The shooting modes "Aperture priority", "Manual", "Movie", "Program", "Scene" and "Shutter priority" are also found on this camera.

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Only Supports One Audio Format

The Samsung WB150 has a greater number of audio formats than most digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. The most frequently supported audio format is WAV, but this audio format is not supported by this Samsung digital camera. The audio formats AAC are also supported by this camera.

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Very Small Internal Memory

Cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the WB150 have internal memory of between 8MB and 8.2GB, and the average internal memory is 350MB. At only 18 megabytes, the Samsung WB150 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the WB150.

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Only Has Three Sharpness Levels

The number of sharpness levels found on the Samsung WB150 is more than most compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it. The most frequently found sharpness level is Soft+, but this sharpness level is not found on this camera. The sharpness levels Normal, Soft and Vivid are also found on this Samsung digital camera.

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Thick

Across all the compact camera digital cameras that have been around for more than two years the depths range from 13mm to 2,200mm, and the average depth is 38mm. At 32.2 millimeters, the Samsung WB150 is fairly thick compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to the WB150.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The number of supported image formats on the Samsung WB150 is more than most compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This Samsung camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Samsung WB150

Average Screen Size

At 3 inches, the Samsung WB150 has a pretty average screen size compared to most of the other cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the WB150.

There are a number of alternative 3" screen digital cameras currently available that you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Samsung WB250F[plb_1585457_price].

If this camera screen size is too small for you then you might want to consider the Nikon Coolpix P520[plb_2085254_price] (3.2"), or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77[plb_1836487_price] (3.5") which is also higher rated.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when Samsung released the WB150.

Average Digital Zoom

At 5 times zoom factor, the Samsung WB150 has a relatively typical digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

Alternative 5x digital zoom cameras currently available that you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the ST200F[pl_1682904_price], the DV300[pl_1513072_price], or the ST96[pl_1338363_price] all from Samsung.

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1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is the most commonly found optical sensor size on compact camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 187.9 grams, the Samsung WB150 has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

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Average Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of 14.2 megapixels, the Samsung WB150 has a fairly standard megapixel count compared to most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 14.2MP digital cameras currently available including the Samsung WB250F[plb_1585457_price] which has better reviews.

If this compact camera digital camera megapixel count is too low for you then you might also want to consider the Olympus VR-340[plb_1686246_price] (16MP), or the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS[plb_2110760_price] (16MP) 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
Aspect Ratio
Image Format
Total Megapixel Count
Aspect Ratio
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Splash Proof
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Lens
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
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Analog Signal Format
Video Resolution
Resolution and Capture Speed
HD Type
Audio
Audio Format
Audio System
Memory
Memory Card
Internal Memory
Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Resolution
Second Display
Ports & Interfaces
USB Connector Type
HDMI Port
USB Connector
Camera
3D Compatible
GPS
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Sharpness Level
Maximum Playback Zoom
Image Editing Mode
Camera File System
Playback Mode
Electronic Compass
Altimeter
Barometer
Scene Mode
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Battery Capacity
Battery Voltage
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
System Requirements
Mac Operating System
Windows Operating System
Minimum Processor
Minimum RAM Requirement
Minimum Hard Disk Space Requirement
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Networking
Bluetooth
Network Ready
Other Features
Shock Proof
Weight
Interface
Operating System
Focal Length
Aperture Range
Dust-Resistant
Effective Sensor Resolution
Camera Shutter Speed Range
Minimum System Requirement
Lens System
Digital SLR

Expert Reviews

21 July 2014

Aparat z matryc? 12,4 Mp typu CCD, wy?wietlaczem 3 cala i zoomem optycznym 5xOpisSpecyfikacja i wyniki Zobacz pe?ny ranking:Aparaty cyfrowe kompaktoweOpis produktu w przygotowaniuPorównywarka...

Decent LCD screen
Front facing screen
Good picture options
Second screen useful and fun, easy to use, style effects add some creative scope
Crammed full of fun features and effects
Image quality issues
Some usability problems
Overall image quality isn't great, video quality isn't great
Images suffer from chromatic aberration and digital pixel distortion, uses a microSD card
Terrible picture quality at full zoom makes any other quibbles pale into insignificance
28 March 2012

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User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 25 June 2013 by A A Sahani
(Verified Purchase)

Hey, Bought as gift for my brother 2 years ago. He loves it. Gives nice pics. Nice one. Thank you...

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers wb150f, samsung wb150, samsung wb150f, samsung ecwb150, samsung ecwb150f, samsung ecwb150fb, samsung ecwb150fbp, samsung ecwb150fbpb, samsung ecwb150fbpbu, samsung ecwb150fbpbus
Barcodes 00044701016397, 00044701016410, 00770332310152, 08806071828527, 08806071828534, 08806071838007, 08806071838014, 08806071847375, 08806071906539, 08806071912332, 08806071992693, 08806071998671, 08806085082830, 08806085170650

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