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Samsung WB250
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Samsung WB250 Digital Camera

14.2MP 18x CMOS Jan 2014
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
Get The Best Shots, From Far Away Or Up CloseIntroducing the new Samsung WB250F, an elegantly designed SMART Camera with Built-in Wi-Fi connectivity and an intuitive touch user interface 18X Zoom... More
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10 Reasons For

Samsung Has Good Camera Reviews

Samsung cameras have an average rating of 85%, which is in the top 40% of all camera manufacturers that we have analysed.

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Samsung WB250 has an image stabilizer, unlike most of the other digital cameras of this type and age which do not have an image stabilizer.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other cameras with an image stabilizer currently available including the Sony DSC-HX200V which has better reviews.

We compared all the other digital cameras which also have an image stabilizer to this digital camera and we think the Sony ILCE-QX1 ($498.00) is also worth considering.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

Unlike most of the other cameras that have been around for around the same time as the WB250 which do not support Full HD video, the Samsung WB250 supports Full HD video.

Other cameras which support Full HD video currently available that you might want to look at include the Sony DSC-QX30 which has better reviews.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Samsung WB250 supports wi-Fi, unlike most of the other cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the WB250 which do not support wi-Fi.

Other digital cameras which support wi-Fi currently available that you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Sony DSC-QX30.

It is worth also looking at other digital cameras which also support wi-Fi including the Sony ILCE-QX1 ($498.00).

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Very Big Digital Zoom

The Samsung WB250 has one of the biggest digital zooms (5 times zoom factor) amongst digital cameras of this age. The digital zooms of cameras that are a comparable age to the WB250 range from 1x to 5x, and the average digital zoom is 3.5x.

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Manual Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection

This camera features an Auto|Manual auto Focus (AF) points selection, which is the most commonly featured auto Focus (AF) points selection on cameras of a similar age and type to it.

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Has Seven White Balances

The Samsung WB250 has a greater number of white balance modes than most cameras that were launched more than two years ago. This digital camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on cameras that are a comparable age to the WB250. The white balances "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Fluorescent H", "Fluorescent L" and "Tungsten" are also found on this camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

The Samsung WB250 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over five times the video resolution of a 768 x 512 pixels camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by cameras of this age and spec. 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. The video resolution of all cameras of a similar type and age to the WB250 ranges from 320 x 120 pixels to 4096 x 2160 pixels.

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Has Three Light Exposure Modess

The Samsung WB250 has a greater number of light exposure modes than most cameras that have been available for more than two years. The most commonly found light exposure modes is Auto, but this light exposure modes is not found on this Samsung camera. The light exposure modess Aperture priority AE, Manual and Shutter priority AE are also found on this camera.

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Very Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Cameras that have been around for more than two years have minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s of between 24mm and 36mm. With a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 24 millimeters, the Samsung WB250 has one of the shorter minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s amongst cameras of this age.

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12 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

Like most of the other cameras that were released more than two years ago, the Samsung WB250 does not have a built-in flash.

We compared all the other digital cameras which also have a built-in flash to this digital camera and we think the Sony DSC-HX200V is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Video Capability

Like most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec, the Samsung WB250 does not support video capability.

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Not Waterproof

The Samsung WB250 is not waterproof, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the WB250 are also not waterproof.

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Not 3D

The Samsung WB250 is not 3D. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the WB250 are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Samsung WB250 does not have a GPS (satellite), although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to the WB250 also do not have a GPS (satellite).

We compared all the other cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) to this camera and we think the Sony DSC-HX200V which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Very Low Display Resolution (numeric)

The display resolution (numeric)s of cameras of this spec and age range from 230 pixels to 930,000 pixels. The Samsung WB250 has one of the lower display resolution (numeric)s (only 460 pixels) amongst cameras of this age.

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Only Supports One Audio Formats Supported

The Samsung WB250 has a greater number of audio formats than most digital cameras that were released around the same time as it. The most frequently supported audio formats supported is AC3, but this audio formats supported is not supported by this Samsung camera. The audio formats supporteds AAC are also supported by this camera.

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Only Has Two Shooting Modess

The number of shooting modes found on the Samsung WB250 is more than most digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it. The most commonly found shooting modes is Lens priority, but this shooting modes is not found on this camera. The shooting modess Auto and Program are also found on this Samsung digital camera.

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Very Low ISO Sensitivity (max)

The Samsung WB250 has one of the lower ISO sensitivity (max)s (only 3,200) amongst cameras of this age. The ISO sensitivity (max)s of digital cameras of this spec and age range from 3,200 to 16,000.

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Very Short Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

The slowest camera shutter speeds of cameras of a comparable age and spec to the WB250 range from 8s to 32s, and the average slowest camera shutter speed is 25s. With a slowest camera shutter speed of only 16 seconds, the Samsung WB250 has a fairly short slowest camera shutter speed compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that were launched around the same time as the WB250.

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Very Few Total Megapixels

With a total megapixels of only 16.4 megapixels, the Samsung WB250 has one of the less total megapixelss amongst cameras of this age. Across all the cameras of a similar type and age to the WB250 the total megapixelss range from 16MP to 21MP.

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Very High Minimum Hard Disk Space

The lowest minimum hard disk space of cameras that were released more than two years ago is 60MB and the highest is 1.1GB. The Samsung WB250 has one of the highest minimum hard disk spaces (1,024 megabyte) amongst comparable spec cameras of this age.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Samsung WB250

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Samsung camera has been on the market for over three years.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the Samsung WB250 has a relatively average display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the WB250.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 3" screen cameras currently available including the Sony DSC-HX200V which has better reviews.

Cameras with a larger display diagonal that might also be worth considering include the Lytro Illum ($379.00) (4").

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Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 18 times zoom factor, the Samsung WB250 has a pretty average optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras of this type and age.

Cameras with a bigger optical zoom that might be worth considering include the Sony DSC-QX30 (30x) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Megapixel

The Samsung WB250 has a pretty average megapixel (14.2 megapixels) compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

If you are looking for a digital camera with a higher megapixel then you might want to look at the NEX-3NL ($374.91) (16.1MP), or the DSC-QX30 (20.4MP) both from Sony which also has a higher rating.

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MOS Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is typical of many cameras that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Total Megapixels
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
Manual Focusing Range (wide)
Manual Focusing Range (tele)
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection
Focus Adjustment
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Recharging Time
Flash Range (wide)
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Memory
Internal Memory
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Ports & Interfaces
USB Version
Camera
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Self-Timer Delay
Sharpness Levels
Camera Playback
Scene Modes
Weight & Dimensions
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source Type
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
System Requirements
Mac Operating Systems Supported
Minimum Processor
Minimum RAM
Minimum Hard Disk Space
Networking
Wi-Fi
Technical Details
Built-In Speaker(s)

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Product Identifiers

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