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Samsung SAMSUNG PL200 Digital Camera

Compact Camera 14.4MP 7x Apr 2013
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Average expert reviews
Image quality is good, especially compared to similarly priced cameras
It also has a pretty short battery life and requires a proprietary cable for charging
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Reviews

Average Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this medium megapixel camera is 71% based on eight expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, CNET.de, Chip.de and PC Welt.de.

Good Brand

Based on 7,330 expert and owner reviews (including 1,081 verified purchases), Samsung has good ratings for its cameras. Samsung also has good ratings specifically within its medium megapixel digital cameras range compared to other manufacturers. 92% of those that bought a Samsung camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Support

Good Support

One customer who reviewed the product reckoned that it had good technical guidance.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Two owners concluded that it was compact. Expert review site Steves-Digicams.com wrote “The PL200 is one of many affordable compact cameras from Samsung, that offers various user-friendly options to help you capture better snapshots without worrying about camera settings” in their review of this digital camera.

Average Weight

The SAMSUNG PL200 has a fairly average weight (143 grams) compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type.

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Design

The Samsung P 200 is Easy to Use, Has a Large LCD

Three people who purchased it considered that it was easy to use. Cnet.com said in their review of this digital camera “The Samsung P 200 is easy to use, has a large LCD” but despite that they gave the Samsung SAMSUNG PL200 a rating of 18.2 out of 100. Expert review site About.com said “Are easy to use” in their review of this digital camera.

One owner who purchased it reckoned that it was easy to use the menus.

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Menu Structure is Very Easy to Use and is Well Organized

One customer concluded that this digital camera was neat. Techradar.com/au/ wrote five years ago “Menu structure is very easy to use and is well organized” however despite that they gave the product a score of 1 stars. One person mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was good looking. Techradar.com/au/ said five years ago “P 200 works pretty quickly and features good response times” in their review of this digital camera.

One person who reviewed the Samsung SAMSUNG PL200 thought it was well designed. Techradar.com/au/ wrote in their review of this digital camera “Smart design”.

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Good Photo Quality for Its Class

Three people mentioned in their reviews that it was good quality. Cnet.com wrote in their Samsung SAMSUNG PL200 review on CNET.com six years ago “Good photo quality for its class” but in spite of that they only rated it 1 stars.


Display

Fairly Large Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Samsung SAMSUNG PL200 has a fairly large display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras that are a similar age to this camera. Cameras of this type and age have display diagonals of between 2" and 4.8", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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Quite Low Display Resolution (numeric)

At only 230,000 pixels, the SAMSUNG PL200 has a fairly low display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other cameras of this spec and age. Comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to this camera have display resolutions (numeric) of between 230 pixels and 1,300,000 pixels.

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Features

Good Technical Features

One person mentioned in their reviews that it had good features.


Lens System

Fairly Big Digital Zoom

Cameras that are a comparable age to this camera have digital zooms of between 1x and 120x. At 7 times zoom factor, the SAMSUNG PL200 has a quite big digital zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 7 times zoom factor, the SAMSUNG PL200 has a fairly average optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras that came out around the same time as this camera.

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Other Features

Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Samsung SAMSUNG PL200 supports video capability, as do most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The SAMSUNG PL200 has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to this digital camera also have a built-in flash.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The SAMSUNG PL200 has a USB 2.0 port. Most of the other digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera also have a USB 2.0 port.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The SAMSUNG PL200 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other digital cameras that have been available for more than two years also have an image stabilizer.

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Only 4320 X 3240 Pixels Image Resolution

The SAMSUNG PL200 has a higher image resolution than most digital cameras of a comparable type and age to it. This Samsung digital camera has a 4320 x 3240 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution. Cameras of a comparable age and spec to this digital camera maximum image resolutions range from 4288 x 3216 pixels (worst) to 4928 x 3264 pixels (best).

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Camera

Has a Custom Colour

The Samsung SAMSUNG PL200 has a custom colour, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera.

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Memory

Very Big Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of comparable spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago is 8MB and the biggest is 8GB. When compared to other similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to this camera that we have assessed, the internal memory of the SAMSUNG PL200 of 4,126 megabytes is one of the biggest.

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Very Small Maximum Memory Card Size

With a maximum memory card size of only 8 gigabytes, the Samsung SAMSUNG PL200 has one of the smaller maximum memory card sizes amongst medium megapixel digital cameras of this age. The average maximum memory card size of medium megapixel digital cameras that came out around the same time as this digital camera is 36GB.

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Audio

Features Voice Recording

The Samsung SAMSUNG PL200 features voice recording. Most of the other cameras that have been available for a similar time to this camera also feature voice recording.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Samsung SAMSUNG PL200 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to this digital camera also have a built-in microphone.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports PictBridge

The SAMSUNG PL200 supports PictBridge, as do most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this digital camera.

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Zoom Lens Moves Quickly

Two people concluded that it had a good zoom. Techradar.com/au/ mentioned five years ago “Zoom lens moves quickly” in their Samsung SAMSUNG PL200 review. Techradar.com/au/ also wrote “7X optical zoom lens is nice to see on a budgetpriced camera” in their review.

One customer said in their reviews that the product had a good autofocus. Techradar.com/au/ wrote “Autofocus system works very well”.

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Good Quality Pictures

Three owners who purchased this digital camera thought it was able to produce good images.

One owner who reviewed it concluded that it had a good picture resolution. Six years ago Etechreviews.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “Samsung PL200 doesn’t come with anything special for the speedy performance or shooting options” and gave it a rating of 4 stars.

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Power

It Also Has a Pretty Short Battery Life and Requires a Proprietary Cable for Charging

Two customers who purchased this digital camera mentioned that it did not have a good battery life. Techradar.com/au/ said “Must charge battery inside the camera, which is inconvenient, Even though image quality is good” in their Samsung SAMSUNG PL200 review. Cnet.com said on CNET.com six years ago “It also has a pretty short battery life and requires a proprietary cable for charging” in their review of this digital camera.


Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

This Samsung digital camera was released in April 2017.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ecpl200zbprus, samsung ecpl200zbpbus, ecpl200zbpbe1
Barcodes 00044701014515, 00044701014539, 08806071019154
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