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Samsung 250F

$311.99
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A multi award winning and great value for money 14.2 megapixel 18 times zoom factor digital camera
Compact 14.2MP 18x Yes May 2013
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Samsung 250F Review

With excellent reviews and representing value for money, we have ranked the Samsung 250F number 19 across all digital cameras.
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66 Reviews + 3 Awards
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65
Good

Why Has it Scored 65?

It has good expert reviews and brilliant user reviews with 95% of buyers recommending this camera to others.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
Customers report is easy to use, good picture quality and technical features.
This Samsung digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1" image sensor size
Fairly big optical zoom
Does not have an HDMI
Very low playback zoom (max)

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How Big is the Samsung 250F?

The Samsung 250F is 106.05mm wide and 61.65mm tall. It is 21.65mm deep and weighs 184g.

Samsung 250F front dimensions

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Samsung 250F In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Three Industry Awards

This digital camera received a "Recommended" award from both websites Agdlab.pl and Ephotozine, both of which thought that this camera was very good.

This camera received a "Very Good" award from Neitsabes.fr.

Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on 21 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com, Ephotozine and Digital Versus the average expert rating of this camera is 71 out of 100.

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Excellent User Reviews

The average user rating of this camera is brilliant based on 45 user reviews. Over 95% of reviewers gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars and 95% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others. That puts this Samsung digital camera in the top 20% of all the cameras.

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Customers Report it is Easy to Use

Seven customers who reviewed it thought it was easy to use.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

20 people mentioned in their reviews that it was able to produce good images.

Users Report Superior Technical Features

Seven people who reviewed it reckoned that it had good features.

Users Report Good Battery Life

Two people said in their reviews that this digital camera had a good battery life.

Users Report Excellent Design

Two owners reckoned that the product was well designed and two owners who purchased this digital camera concluded that it was good looking.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

Two people who reviewed it thought it had a good zoom.

Samsung Has Very Good Reviews for Its Cameras

We checked 8,281 expert and owner reviews (including 2,328 verified purchases) for Samsung digital cameras and found that on average Samsung has very good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Samsung has very good reviews specifically for its cameras. 93% of those that bought a Samsung digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Two people who bought the product reckoned that it had a good screen.

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

Three customers who bought it thought it was good value for money.

Users Report Superior Product Quality

Four people said in their reviews that it was good quality.

Customers Report a Good Flash

Two customers who reviewed it thought it had a good flash.


Value For Money

Moderately Priced

The price range of cameras is from $29 to $6,895. We think that this camera represents good value compared to other cameras.

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Features

Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 14.2 megapixels, the Samsung 250F has a pretty typical megapixel compared to most of the other cameras.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 184 grams, the Samsung 250F has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other cameras.

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1" Image Sensor Size

This camera has an 1|1/2.3|1/2.33" image sensor size, which is the most commonly found image sensor size on cameras.

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Fairly Big Optical Zoom

The optical zooms of cameras range from 0.34x to 83x, and the average optical zoom is 12x. At 18 times zoom factor, the Samsung 250F has a quite big optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Samsung 250F has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Samsung 250F has a pretty average display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Samsung 250F features contrast adjustment, as do most of the other cameras.

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Cameras have maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of between 2.3mm and 2,000mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 300mm. With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 432 millimeters, the Samsung 250F has one of the longer maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) amongst digital cameras of this age.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The Samsung 250F features multi burst mode, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Samsung 250F features brightness adjustment, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Samsung 250F has a touchscreen. Most of the other cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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Fairly Big Digital Zoom

At 90 times zoom factor, the Samsung 250F has a very big digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras. The average digital zoom of cameras is 11x, and the digital zooms range from 0.72x to 810x.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The Samsung 250F does not have an HDMI, unlike most of the other cameras which have an HDMI.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

With a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 24 millimeters, the Samsung 250F has one of the shorter minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) amongst cameras of this age. Cameras have minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of between 2.3mm and 75mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 26mm.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Samsung 250F has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Samsung 250F supports Full HD video, as do most of the other cameras.

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4320 X 3240 Still Image Resolution

The Samsung 250F has a 4320 x 3240 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most cameras. In addition, this camera have still image resolution(s) of 4320 x 2880, 4320 x 2432, 3648 x 2736, 2832 x 2832, 2592 x 1944, 1984 x 1488 and 1920 x 1080 and 1024 x 768. Across all cameras the still image resolution ranges from S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664 to 6016 x 4000.

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Very Large Maximum Aperture Number

The smallest maximum aperture number of digital cameras is 1.8 and the largest is 130. The Samsung 250F has a very large maximum aperture number (72) compared to most of the other cameras.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Samsung 250F supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Samsung 250F is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels (which is also supported by this Samsung camera). This camera also support a video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels and 320 x 240 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. Across all cameras the best video resolution is 4096 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 320 x 120 pixels.

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Very Low Playback Zoom (max)

The Samsung 250F has a fairly low playback zoom (max) (only 5 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras. Digital cameras have playback zoom (max) of between 1x and 30x.

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500 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

Most digital cameras take between 100 and 4,699 battery life (CIPA standard), including the Samsung 250F which takes 500 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

Like most of the other cameras, the Samsung 250F does not feature bluetooth.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Samsung 250F has a tripod mountable. Most of the other digital cameras also have a tripod mountable.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The Samsung 250F features saturation adjustment. Most of the other cameras also feature saturation adjustment.

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Quite Fast Flash Recharging Time

The Samsung 250F has one of the faster flash recharging times (only 4 seconds) amongst digital cameras of this age. The flash recharging times of cameras range from 0.0055s to 15s, and the average flash recharging time is 5.5s.

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Fairly Large Maximum Memory Card Size

The average maximum memory card size of digital cameras is 48GB. The Samsung 250F has a quite large maximum memory card size (64 gigabytes) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was May 2013 when Samsung released the 250F.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ecwb250ffprus, samsung ecwb250fbprus, samsung ecwb250ffpbus, samsung ecwb250fbpbus, samsung ecwb250ffpwus, samsung wb250f
Barcodes 00133588917252, 00617529207881, 00806085362659, 00887276009179, 00887276009728, 00887276009735, 00887276022161, 07337331795613, 08594158690821, 08594158690852, 08806085343016, 08806085362659, 08806085363625, 08806085363649, 08806085363670, 08806085363687, 08806085373938, 08806085373976, 08806085402867, 08806085497030, 08806085521063, 08806085576209, 08806085576629

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