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Samsung WB250

A fully featured 14.2 megapixel 18 times zoom factor camera
Compact 14.2MP 18x Yes Jan 2014
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Samsung WB250 Review

With mediocre reviews and features,
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Overall Score
28
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 28?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better cameras are available. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1" image sensor size
Fairly big optical zoom
Quite low display resolution (numeric)

How Big is the Samsung WB250?

The Samsung WB250 is 106mm wide and 60mm tall. It is 23mm deep and weighs g.

Samsung WB250 front dimensions

Samsung WB250 size in context

Samsung WB250 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Samsung Has Very Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

We checked 8,281 expert and owner reviews (including 2,328 verified purchases) for Samsung 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 camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 14.2 megapixels, the Samsung WB250 has a fairly typical megapixel 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

With an optical zoom of 18 times zoom factor, the Samsung WB250 has one of the bigger optical zooms amongst cameras of this age. Across all the cameras the optical zooms range from 0.34x to 83x.

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Quite Large Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of cameras range from 0.5" to 9", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The Samsung WB250 has one of the larger display diagonals (3 inches) amongst cameras of this age.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Samsung WB250 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Samsung WB250 has a touchscreen, which is unusual. Most of the other cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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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 the most commonly found maximum video resolution on cameras.

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Quite Low Display Resolution (numeric)

The Samsung WB250 has a very low display resolution (numeric) (only 460 pixels) compared to most of the other cameras. The display resolutions (numeric) of cameras range from 3 pixels to 16,000,000 pixels.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Samsung WB250 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other cameras also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Samsung WB250 supports Full HD video. Most of the other cameras also support Full HD video.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Samsung WB250 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other cameras.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Samsung WB250 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by cameras. 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 worst video resolution is 320 x 120 pixels and the best is 4096 x 2160 pixels.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of cameras range from 2.3mm to 75mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 26mm. The Samsung WB250 has one of the shorter minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) (only 24 millimeters) amongst digital cameras of this age.

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Fairly Big Digital Zoom

The smallest digital zoom of cameras is 0.72x, the biggest is 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x. With a digital zoom of 5 times zoom factor, the Samsung WB250 has one of the bigger digital zooms amongst cameras of this age.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This digital camera has been on the market since January 2014.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ecwb250ffprus, samsung ecwb250fbprus, samsung ecwb250ffpwus, samsung wb250f
Barcodes 00133588917252, 00616932805820, 00887276009179, 00887276009728, 00887276009735, 00887276010052, 00887276022161, 07337331795613

Frequently Asked Questions About the Samsung WB250

29% longer maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)
7x bigger optical zoom
12% higher megapixel
230 pixels lower display resolution (numeric)

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