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Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F Digital Camera

Compact Camera 14.2MP 18x Mar 2012
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Three industry awards
Easy to use
Unacceptable noise level
133 Reviews + 3 Awards
Digitaltrends.com Recommended Product 01net.com 4 Star PhotographyBlog.com Recommended

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Reviews

Three Industry Awards

Review sites PhotographyBlog.com and Digitaltrends.com both said that concluded that they would recommend this camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

01net.com gave this digital camera a "4 Star" award.

User Reviews Are Good

On average, SAMSUNG WB150F owners rated this digital camera 88 out of 100. 54 reviewers gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars.

Good Brand

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

Expert Reviews Are Average

Based on thirty expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Trusted Reviews, Techradar and Photo Radar the average expert rating of this camera is 67%.

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Design

Easy to Use

Twenty-three people who bought this digital camera considered that it was easy to use. Trusted Reviews mentioned “Efficient control layout” but in spite of that they rated the Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F 18.2 out of 100. S. Puddefoot mentioned in their Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F review on Amazon.co.uk four years ago “Wanted something with a more control and features, better zoom, more megapixels”. Nicola wrote “This camera is so easy to use” in her review of the Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F.

Two people wrote that it was easy to use the menus. Birdman scored the product 6 stars and mentioned in their review of the Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F “Great snaps with smart auto setting, excellent zoom and the various scene settings make for some great”. Mike (stockport) mentioned on Amazon.co.uk “Picures clear and sharp on all MP settings” and gave the Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F a rating of 6 stars.

One customer who bought the product concluded that it had a good experience. Five years ago expert review site Unbox.ph said “Finding out what the camera can do is an experience in itself and you'll definitely need to read the manual first just so you can maximize” although they only gave it a rating of 65.58447492413 out of 100.

One person who reviewed it considered that it was easy to setup. Henry J Pinder gave it a score of 8 stars and he said “Easy to set up and some nice touches to what it can do”.

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Good Quality

Seventeen Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F reviewers who bought the Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F thought it was good quality. Trusted Reviews said seven years ago “Impressive styling and build quality” nonetheless they scored the Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F 1 stars. Robert Mihai Cosma wrote “The picture quality is good” . S. Gillingham gave the product a score of 8 stars and mentioned on Amazon.co.uk “The smart mode is great and I love panorama, good quality pictures, best buy for my trip”.

Good Looking

Nine people concluded that the Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F was good looking. Trusted Reviews mentioned seven years ago “Second screen useful and fun, easy to use, style effects add some creative scope” in their review of this digital camera nonetheless they rated it 18.2 out of 100. Expert website Unbox.ph said in their review of the Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F “That's a pretty good price given all the features you're getting with the camera! It may not be the best in optics”. S. Puddefoot said on Amazon.co.uk four years ago “When it did want to work it did take some very nice looking pictures, however, at this point i decided i was going to return the camera” in their Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F review.

One person mentioned in their reviews that the product was smooth. Expert review site Techmagnifier.com mentioned “It is simultaneously smooth and resembles to like any other sophisticated compact system camera” . One person who reviewed this digital camera wrote that it was retro.

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Robust

Eleven people thought this digital camera was well made. Expert review site Techmagnifier.com mentioned “Samsung WB150F Digital Camera is a cool nice looking device that gives a solid feeling to the user during the photography” in their Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F review. S. Puddefoot said in their review of the Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F four years ago “It arrived yesterday and on first opening the box and holding the camera it felt solid and well made”. Robbie rated the Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F 6 stars and he said in his review of this digital camera on Amazon.co.uk “Compared with my other, current Samsung cameras, this WB150F lacks the solid feel of the others”.

Two Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F owners who bought it mentioned that it was strong and durable. Expert review site Digitalcamerareview.com wrote “There's a sturdy metal ring at the base of the lens.” in their Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F review.

One Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F reviewer said in their reviews that it was reliable. Four years ago Jamesw scored this digital camera 7 stars and said “Bought at the airport because I had forgotten my "old reliable" I was torn between a Canon which I love the brand”.

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Features

Good Features

Ten customers mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera had good features. Trusted Reviews said “Crammed full of fun features and effects” but despite that they scored it 1 stars. Expert review site Digitaltrends.com wrote in their Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F review “When a camera has this many flashy features up front – Wi-Fi, editing, filters, manual settings –” . Four years ago expert review site Techmagnifier.com mentioned “Available with flashy features and good looks” in their Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F review.

Two people who purchased it thought it had a smart mode.

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Good Video Capture

Two people reckoned that it was good for video recording. Pete P mentioned on Amazon.co.uk “Really sharp pictures / fabulous video / incredible zoom / Simple well thought out controls” and rated the product 8 stars. Steve said “So far it has not jammed or been a problem - great photos & videos have been taken” in his review of the Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F and gave the product a rating of 6 stars.

Good Quality Lens

Twenty Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F reviewers agreed that it had a good zoom. Pinoytechblog.com mentioned five years ago “The super zoom can be useful for an everyday camera” in their Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F review. Cnet.com.au wrote “Wish you had an actual camera with a long zoom lens and wireless sharing” in their review of this digital camera and gave this digital camera a score of 6 stars. Robert Mihai Cosma rated it 7 stars and he wrote on Amazon.co.uk four years ago “The zoom is very good” in his review of this digital camera.

One Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F owner mentioned in their reviews that the Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F had a good autofocus. Kayvee said in their Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F review on Amazon.co.uk “Not impressed with the images taken with the samsung at all - it takes a while to focus, pictures taken indoors mid afternoon - are dark” however despite that they only rated the product 63.169342246915 out of 100.

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Good Screen

Nine Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F reviewers said in their reviews that it had a good screen. Techradar wrote in their review of the Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F “Front facing screen” however despite that they gave it a rating of 1 stars. Trusted Reviews mentioned in their Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F review seven years ago “Double screen and other editing functions make you look good in photos” . Trusted Reviews also mentioned “Useful front-mounted LCD display” in their review.

One Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it had a good viewfinder.

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Able to Produce Good Images

Thirty-nine Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F owners who reviewed the product considered that it was able to produce good images. Trusted Reviews wrote “Tilted base to allow for photos without a tripod”. Techradar mentioned in their Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F review “Good picture options” . Four years ago Techmagnifier.com said “It does an admirable job taking crisp and clear pictures”.

Two customers who purchased it agreed that it had a good picture resolution. Seven years ago Trusted Reviews mentioned “Lots of shooting modes for the money”.

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Smart TV

Good Connectivity

Two customers wrote in their reviews that the product had email functionality. Louise she said on Amazon.co.uk “Great it has wifi so can email etc pics! Recommend this camera”.


Audio

Noisy

One customer wrote that this digital camera was noisy. Trusted Reviews mentioned “Loud autofocus”.

Features Voice Recording

The Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F features voice recording, as do most of the other cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this camera.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The SAMSUNG WB150F has a built-in microphone. Most of the other cameras of this type and age also have a built-in microphone.

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Unacceptable Noise Level

One customer wrote that this digital camera was noisy. Trusted Reviews mentioned “Loud autofocus”.


Support

Good Support

Four people considered that this digital camera had good technical guidance. Expert review site Photographyblog.com said “The WB150F offers a wide-angle 18x zoom lens, 14.2 megapixel sensor, 720p video recording, 3 inch LCD screen and full manual controls” in their Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F review. G. J. Nichol scored the product 74.949663205922 out of 100 and mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Manual mode actually seems ok to me - good if you like messing around”. Ds9er mentioned on Amazon.co.uk “Great zoom facility with help from the cameras stabilisation” and gave the product a score of 5 stars.


Display

Fairly Large Display Diagonal

Medium megapixel digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera have display diagonals of between 2" and 4.8", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The SAMSUNG WB150F has one of the larger display diagonals (3 inches) amongst comparable spec cameras of this age.

We compared this camera to all the other 3" screen cameras and we think the Sony SLT-A57Y which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If this Samsung camera display diagonal is not large enough for you then you might want to look at the Df ($1,995.95) (3.2"), the D4 ($4,299.99) (3.2"), or the D4S ($4,489.00) (3.2") all from Nikon which also has a higher rating.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

The SAMSUNG WB150F supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras which support Wi-Fi and we think the Samsung 200, and the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

Like most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this digital camera, the SAMSUNG WB150F does not feature bluetooth.

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Other Features

Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The SAMSUNG WB150F supports video capability. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to this digital camera also support video capability.

There are a number of alternative cameras which support video capability currently available that you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Pentax K-01 ($511.92), or the Canon A3200 IS.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The SAMSUNG WB150F has a built-in flash, as do most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

We compared all the other digital cameras with a built-in flash to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Panasonic DMC-GH3EC-K ($872.99) is also worth considering.

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Features Date Imprinting

The Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F features date imprinting, as do most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to this digital camera.

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Features Face Detection

The Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F features face detection. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for more than two years also feature face detection.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F has a USB 2.0 port, as do most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to this camera.

Alternative digital cameras with an image stabilizer currently available which you might want to consider include the Panasonic DMC-FT2 which has better reviews.

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4320 X 3240 Still Image Resolution

The Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F has a 4320 x 3240 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most similar spec cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. Most medium megapixel digital cameras that were released around the same time as it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This Samsung digital camera also have still image resolution(s) of 1024 x 768, 1920 x 1080, 1984 x 1488, 2592 x 1944, 2832 x 2832, 3648 x 2736 and 4320 x 2432 and 4320 x 2880. The worst still image resolution of all cameras of this age and spec is 640 x 360 and the best is 4928 x 3264.

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Only 4320 X 3240 Pixels Image Resolution

The SAMSUNG WB150F has a 4320 x 3240 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than most digital cameras of this age and type. Most digital cameras of this type and age have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution. The image resolution of all comparable spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as this digital camera ranges from 4288 x 3216 pixels to 4928 x 3264 pixels.

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Memory

Quite Large Maximum Memory Card Size

With a maximum memory card size of 64 gigabytes, the Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F has a fairly large maximum memory card size compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to this digital camera. The maximum memory card sizes of digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this camera range from 4GB to 130GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 36GB.

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Very Small Internal Memory

At only 16 megabytes, the Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this digital camera. Across all the medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera the internal memory range from 8MB to 8GB, and the average internal memory is 220MB.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports PictBridge

The SAMSUNG WB150F supports PictBridge, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera.

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Flash

Very Fast Flash Recharging Time

The SAMSUNG WB150F has one of the faster flash recharging times (only 4 seconds) amongst medium megapixel digital cameras of this age. The flash recharging times of medium megapixel digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera range from 3s to 15s.

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Video

1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by medium megapixel digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this Samsung camera. In addition, this digital camera supports a video resolutions 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). The best video resolution of all medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera is 1920 x 1080 pixels and the worst is 320 x 120 pixels.

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Lens System

Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Across all the comparable spec cameras that came out more than two years ago the minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 4.5mm to 40mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 26mm. The Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F has a fairly short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) (only 24 millimeters) compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Big Maximum Aperture Number

Across all the cameras that were launched more than two years ago the maximum aperture numbers range from 2.5 to 38. The SAMSUNG WB150F has a quite big maximum aperture number (only 5.8) compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 18 times zoom factor, the Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F has a relatively standard optical zoom compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that came out more than two years ago.

If this Samsung camera optical zoom is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Panasonic DMC-TZ55 (20x).

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Twenty customers who reviewed it concluded that it was compact. Stuff.tv gave it a score of 6 stars and said “A capable superzoom compact with interesting Wi-Fi talent squeezed in –”. Pcmag.com rated it 6 stars and mentioned in their review of the Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F on PC Mag “The Samsung WB150F ($229.99 list) packs a long 18x zoom lens into a compact body.”. Expert website Firstpost.com said five years ago “The fact that travel compact cameras are now a common sight does not come across as a surprise” in their review of the Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F and gave it a score of 6 stars.

Three people mentioned in their reviews that it was heavy and bulky. Techradar.com wrote in their review of the Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F six years ago “On the plus side, its bulky exterior also houses a reasonably large 5x”. S'only Me said in their review of the Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F “The SLR is to bulky to carry around” .

One Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F owner who reviewed it mentioned that it was a good size. Yuan said in their review of the Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F on Amazon.co.uk “Its a nice size, not too big”. One Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F owner wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was lightweight. Four years ago Debs mentioned “It appears to be very simple to use, was small and lightweight”.

One person who bought the Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F reckoned that it was good structurally. G. J. Nichol mentioned in their review of the Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F on Amazon.co.uk “Quite compact, good looking, solid construction”.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 188.2 grams, the SAMSUNG WB150F has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

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Power

Good Battery Life

Four Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F reviewers agreed that the product had a good battery life. Dave G wrote “Enjoy 7th March 2013 I was just about to update this review to state how good the battery life was” in his review of this digital camera. Elliemac mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Amazon.co.uk “The results are excellent and the battery life very is good” and gave it a score of 8 stars. Midwife mentioned on Amazon.co.uk “Instructions simple and clear, like all the different settings The battery chargers very quickly” and gave it a score of 7 stars.


Camera

Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F does not have a GPS (satellite), although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been available for more than two years also do not have a GPS (satellite).

We think you might also be interested in alternative cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) including the 200, or the SAMSUNG WB850F ($399.00) both from Samsung or the Sony HX100V which is also higher rated.

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Released Over Five Years Ago

Samsung released the SAMSUNG WB150F in April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung wb150f
Barcodes 00044701016410, 00770332310152, 08806071828527, 08806071828534, 08806071838007, 08806071838014, 08806071847375, 08806071906539, 08806071912332, 08806071992693, 08806071998671, 08806085082830, 08806085170650

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