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Samsung WB250F

Samsung WB250F
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Brand Rating
Very Good Brand
82
Features
Fully-Featured
76
Value for Money
Very Good
77
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A good value for money and fully featured 18x optical zoom digital camera. It has an image stabiliser and a touchscreen and supports Wi-Fi and Full HD video.
Features We Love:
Big optical zoom (18x)
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution (1920x1080 pixels)
ok minimum aperture number (3.2)
Has an image stabiliser
Has a touchscreen
14.2MP
4320 X 3240
PIXELS IMAGE
RESOLUTION
18x
OPTICAL ZOOM
FULL HD VIDEO
RESOLUTION
3.2
MINIMUM
1s
CAMERA
3,200
MAXIMUM ISO
184g
5x
DIGITAL ZOOM
3"
SCREEN
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With excellent features, we have ranked the Samsung WB250F number 317 across all digital cameras.

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77
Kagoo Score
74
Brand Rating
82
Features
77
Value for Money

77

77
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 77?

Samsung is a very good digital camera brand.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better digital cameras are available.
This digital camera has some great features:
Big optical zoom
Shoot once. save forever
Full manual mode(a / S / m)
Full HD recording
Instantly rewind to the picture perfect moment
The easiest way to shoot like A pro
Stylish and classic design
Capture brilliance in low-light settings

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each digital camera by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age and value for money.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the digital camera is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec digital cameras come to market, the older digital cameras will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

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Features

Key Reasons For and Against

Big optical zoom
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution
ok minimum aperture number
Has an image stabiliser
Has a touchscreen
Supports Wi-Fi
Has a built-in flash
Features multi burst mode
Supports Full HD video
Large display diagonal
Big digital zoom
Features brightness adjustment
Has a tripod mount
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution
Features contrast adjustment
Features saturation adjustment
Long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)
4320 x 3240 still image resolution
500 battery life
Large maximum memory card size
Faster than average flash recharging time
Shorter than average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)
ok megapixels
ok maximum ISO sensitivity
ok camera shutter speed
4320 x 3240 pixels image resolution
ok weight
Does not feature bluetooth
Does not have an HDMI
Only 1/2 to 1/2.5" image sensor size
Smaller than average internal memory
Lower than average maximum playback zoom
ok Megapixels

The Samsung WB250F's sensor megapixels of 14.2MP is ok compared to most other digital cameras. It is higher than 56% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Big Optical Zoom

The Samsung WB250F's optical zoom of 18x is bigger than 82% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920x1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on digital cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as Full HD.

A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as Full HD.

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ok Minimum Aperture Number

The Samsung WB250F's minimum aperture number of 3.2 is ok compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 82% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The Samsung WB250F has an image stabiliser. 70% of digital cameras also have an image stabiliser.

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ok Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Samsung WB250F of 3,200 is ok compared to most other digital cameras. It is higher than 57% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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ok Camera Shutter Speed

The camera shutter speed of the Samsung WB250F of 0.0005s is ok compared to most other digital cameras. It is longer than 38% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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4320 X 3240 Pixels Image Resolution

The Samsung WB250F has a maximum image resolution of 4320 x 3240 pixels. That's 12% lower image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution.

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Has a Touchscreen
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The Samsung WB250F has a touchscreen, unlike 83% of digital cameras which do not have a touchscreen.

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Supports Wi-Fi
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The Samsung WB250F supports Wi-Fi, unlike 72% of digital cameras which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Samsung WB250F does not feature bluetooth. 92% of digital cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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The weight of the Samsung WB250F of 184g is ok compared to most other digital cameras. It is heavier than 54% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-in Flash
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The Samsung WB250F has a built-in flash. 74% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Features Multi Burst Mode
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The Samsung WB250F features multi burst mode, unlike 86% of cameras which do not feature multi burst mode.

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Supports Full HD Video
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The Samsung WB250F supports Full HD video. 71% of cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Large Display Diagonal
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The Samsung WB250F's display diagonal of 3" is larger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 68% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the cameras the display diagonals range from 1" to 6.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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Big Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Samsung WB250F of 5x is bigger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 35% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The average digital zoom of all cameras is 11x, with the smallest being 1x and the biggest being 810x.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The Samsung WB250F does not have an HDMI. 61% of cameras also do not have an HDMI.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Samsung WB250F features brightness adjustment, which is unusual. 81% of digital cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Samsung WB250F has a tripod mount. 77% of digital cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Video Resolution

This camera supports a video resolution of 320x240|640x480|1280x720|1920x1080 pixels, which is the most commonly supported resolution on digital 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.

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).

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.

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Only 1/2 to 1/2.5" Image Sensor Size

This camera has a 1/2.33" image sensor size, which is the most frequently found image sensor size on digital cameras.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Samsung WB250F features contrast adjustment, unlike 82% of digital cameras which do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Smaller Than Average Internal Memory

The Samsung WB250F's internal memory of only 9.5MB is in the smallest 9% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The smallest internal memory of digital cameras is 1MB, the biggest is 700MB, and the average internal memory is 48MB.

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Lower Than Average Maximum Playback Zoom

The Samsung WB250F's maximum playback zoom of only 5x is lower than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is lower than 71% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The average maximum playback zoom of all digital cameras is 8.6x, with the lowest being 1x and the highest being 39x.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The Samsung WB250F features saturation adjustment, unlike 87% of digital cameras which do not feature saturation adjustment.

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Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Samsung WB250F of 432mm is longer than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is longer than 71% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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4320 X 3240 Still Image Resolution

This camera supports a still image resolution of 1024x768|1920x1080|1984x1488|2592x1944|2832x2832|3648x2736|4320x2432|4320x2880|4320x3240, which is the most frequently supported resolution on digital cameras.

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500 Battery Life

The Samsung WB250F is a camera that takes 500 shots battery life. Most of the other digital cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life.

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Large Maximum Memory Card Size

Across all the digital cameras the maximum memory card sizes range from 1GB to 520GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 42GB. The maximum memory card size of the Samsung WB250F of 64GB is larger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 77% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Faster Than Average Flash Recharging Time

The flash recharging time of the Samsung WB250F of only 4s is faster than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is faster than 67% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Digital cameras have flash recharging times of between 1s and 15s, and the average flash recharging time is 5.3s.

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

The Samsung WB250F's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 24mm is shorter than average when compared to most other cameras. It is shorter than 88% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Value for Money

Value for Money

We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A digital camera with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

We have analysed the Samsung WB250F, and ranked it:

Budget Choice
This digital camera has a low quality score, but also a low price - choose this if you’re looking to save money on a purchase.

Product Quality Score
High End Good Value for Money

Samsung WB250F
Poor Value for Money Budget Choice
Price

The product has mediocre features but at $311.99 it is in the cheapest 39% of cameras.

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How Big is the Samsung WB250F?

The Samsung WB250F is 106.05mm wide and 61.65mm tall. It is 21.65mm deep and weighs 184g.

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Samsung WB250F Specification

Key Features
Optical Zoom
Weight
Camera Type
Megapixels
Picture Quality
Image Stabiliser
Image Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Optical Sensor Size
Sensor Type
Image Formats Supported
Total Megapixels
Supported Aspect Ratios
Design
Colour
Lens System
Digital Zoom
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (F-F)
Extra/Smart Zoom
Combined Zoom
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range (Wide)
Manual Focusing Range (Wide)
Auto Mode Focusing Range (Wide)
Manual Focusing Range (Tele)
Focus Adjustment
Macro Focusing Range (Tele)
Auto Mode Focusing Range (Tele)
Focus
Normal Focusing Range (Wide)
Normal Focusing Range (Tele)
Light Exposure
ISO Sensitivity
Light Exposure Modes
Maximum ISO Sensitivity
Minimum ISO Sensitivity
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Camera Shutter Speed
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Recharging Time
Flash Modes
Flash Range (Tele)
Flash Range (Wide)
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Recording
Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
HD Type
Audio
Built-in Microphone
Voice Recording
Audio System
Audio Formats Supported
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Memory Card Size
Compatible Memory Card
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Touchscreen
Display Resolution
Second Display
Display
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI
USB Version
Camera
Operating Systems Supported (Mac)
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Sharpness Levels
Maximum Playback Zoom
Image Editing
Camera File System
Tripod Mount
Multi Burst Mode
Camera Playback
Saturation Adjustment
Contrast Adjustment
Brightness Adjustment
Scene Modes
Weight & Dimensions
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Battery Technology
Battery Supported
Battery Type
Battery Capacity
Battery Life
Battery Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Content
Batteries Included
Networking
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Other Features
Energy Star Certified
Power Source Type
Built-in Flash
Minimum Processor
USB 2.0 Port
Minimum RAM
Minimum Hard Disk Space

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

samsung ecwb250ffprus, samsung ecwb250fbprus, samsung wb250f, samsung 142m

Barcodes

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