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73

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Samsung EK-GC100

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A multi award winning and good spec compact digital camera
Compact 16.3MP 21x Yes Oct 2012
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Samsung EK-GC100 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Samsung EK-GC100 number 800 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
388 Reviews + 15 Awards
78
Features
Good Features
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

It has good expert reviews and exceptional user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this camera to others.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
This Samsung digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Higher than average megapixels
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Very low maximum ISO sensitivity
Does not have an HDMI

How Big is the Samsung EK-GC100?

The Samsung EK-GC100 is 70.8mm wide and 19.1mm tall. It is 128.7mm deep and weighs 300g.

Samsung EK-GC100 front dimensions
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Samsung EK-GC100 In-Depth Analysis

Features

4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras.

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Higher Than Average Megapixels

The lowest megapixels of cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The Samsung EK-GC100's sensor megapixels of 16.3MP is in the highest 31% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the EK-GC100 of 21x is bigger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 19% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

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

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

Digital cameras have ISO sensitivities (max) of between 200 and 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000. The EK-GC100's maximum ISO sensitivity of only 3,200 is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is lower than 73% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The EK-GC100 has an image stabilizer, as do 78% of digital cameras.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Samsung EK-GC100 of 300g is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is in the heaviest 63% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The EK-GC100 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Faster Than Average Flash Recharging Time

The average flash recharging time of all digital cameras is 5.6s, with the fastest being 1s and the slowest being 15s. The Samsung EK-GC100's flash recharging time of only 4s is faster than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is faster than 68% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|768 x 512|640 x 480|320 x 240 pixels, which is the most commonly supported resolution on digital cameras.

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Larger Than Average Maximum Memory Card Size

The EK-GC100's maximum memory card size of 64GB is larger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 29% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Cameras have maximum memory card sizes of between 1GB and 260GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 43GB.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Samsung EK-GC100 of 0.435" is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 33% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The EK-GC100 supports a maximum still image resolution of 4608 x 3456. That's over five times the resolution of a 1712 x 1712 camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by cameras. Across all cameras the best resolution is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The EK-GC100 supports Wi-Fi, unlike 69% of cameras which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Headphone Output

The EK-GC100 has a headphone output, which is unusual. 93% of digital cameras do not have a headphone output.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

Like most other cameras, the EK-GC100 does not have an HDMI. 55% of cameras do not have an HDMI.

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of all cameras is 2.9", with the smallest being 1" and the largest being 7.7". The display diagonal of the EK-GC100 of 4.8" is very large compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 1% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Touchscreen

The EK-GC100 has a touchscreen, unlike 83% of cameras which do not have a touchscreen.

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Shorter Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the EK-GC100 of only 23mm is in the shortest 6% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Features Bluetooth

The EK-GC100 features bluetooth. 95% of cameras do not feature bluetooth.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung ekgc100zwabtu, samsung gc100blue

Barcodes:

00819346016497, 04562387769001, 08806085298682, 08806085305588, 08806085310902, 08806085317161, 08806085507180

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