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Samsung WB50F

Samsung WB50F
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Reviews
20 Reviews
83
Features
Fully-Featured
67
Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
67
Age
4 Years Old
75
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and classic 12x optical zoom camera. It has an image stabiliser, a built-in flash and a sensor size of 16.2MP and supports Wi-Fi. Our review analysis indicates that this camera has outstanding features, it's able to produce good images but difficult to carry around.
16.2MP
4608 X 3456
PIXELS IMAGE
RESOLUTION
12x
OPTICAL ZOOM
1280 X 720
PIXELS VIDEO
RESOLUTION
3.1
MINIMUM
3,200
MAXIMUM ISO
1s
CAMERA
157g
2x
DIGITAL ZOOM
3"
SCREEN
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Having analysed the historic price trend for the Samsung WB50F we calculated that there is a 45% chance that prices will remain steady over the next 2 weeks.

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With outstanding reviews and excellent features, we have ranked the Samsung WB50F number 145 across all digital cameras and number 284 in best selling cameras.

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88
Reviews
84
Features
0
Value for Money
67
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75

75
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 75?

purchasers report that it has good user reviews with an average user rating of 74%, based on 20 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering.
This Samsung digital camera has some great features:
High megapixels
Big optical zoom
Ok minimum aperture number
Has an image stabiliser
Share as fast as you snap
The safe and sweet way to capture memories
The easiest way to shoot like A pro
Capture brilliance, not noise

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

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What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared the WB50F with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for everyday photography. It is also very good for portrait photography as well being very good for landscape photography.
88
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Average Review Score

3.7 stars (16 reviews)

50%

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What Are People Saying About the Samsung WB50F?

Picture Quality
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Lens System
1
2
Size and Weight
0
1
Design
1
0
Connectivity
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Battery
0
1
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One Person Thought This Digital Camera Was Fairly Priced
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One Person Thought it Had a Battery That Did Not Last Very Long
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Some People Thought it Was Not a Good Size

Two people thought that the Samsung WB50F was difficult to carry around.

  • ... for 2-pin to 3-pin which is ideal for taking abroad. I only need the adapter at home so less to carry. Took me ages to realise (downloaded the extensive ...
    MRS - Amazon.co.uk 17 Oct 2015
  • ... the camera in to charge, the same as one does one's mobile phone. Even less to carry. I love the panorama feature. Probably brought in from abroad, but ...
    MRS - Amazon.co.uk 17 Oct 2015
  • One Person Thought it Was Well Designed
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    One Person Thought it Was Easy to Use
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    One Customer Thought it Had Good Technical Features
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    One Owner Thought it Did Not Have Good Connectivity
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    Some People Thought the Samsung WB50F Had a Good Lens
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    Most People Thought This Digital Camera Took Good Photos

    Four people thought that the Samsung WB50F was able to produce good images.

  • Fantastic quality pictures...
    ABart - Amazon.co.uk 11 Nov 2014
  • My Iphone takes better images...
    MetalBert - Bhphotovideo.com 20 Oct 2015
  • Hello, Good pictures in camera mode . But when using the zoom in movie mode , no sound only disturbing sound of the zoom motor and the auto focus goes ...
    Null - Bhphotovideo.com 23 Apr 2016
  • Gives beautiful clear pictures but after just over 12 months camera would not charge. Samsung refused to do anything about it as it was out of the yearly ...
    Nicole - Amazon.co.uk 20 Nov 2015
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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    High megapixels
    Big optical zoom
    ok minimum aperture number
    Has an image stabiliser
    Supports Wi-Fi
    Has a built-in flash
    1280 x 720 pixels video resolution
    Features brightness adjustment
    4608 x 3456 still image resolution
    Large maximum memory card size
    Features saturation adjustment
    Has a built-in speaker
    Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)
    Features contrast adjustment
    4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
    1280 x 720 pixels video resolution
    ok camera shutter speed
    ok weight
    ok display diagonal
    Very low maximum ISO sensitivity
    Does not support Full HD video
    Smaller than average digital zoom
    Does not have an HDMI
    Only 1/2 to 1/2.5" image sensor size
    Slow flash recharging time
    4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

    This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608x3456 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on digital cameras. §.

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    High Megapixels

    The megapixels of the Samsung WB50F of 16.2MP is in the highest 29% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The megapixels of cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 15MP.

    What does "megapixels" mean? Less Edit
    Big Optical Zoom

    The Samsung WB50F's optical zoom of 12x is bigger than 76% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

    What does "optical zoom" mean? Less Edit
    1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

    The highest video resolution of the Samsung WB50F is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as HD.

    A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as HD.

    What does "maximum video resolution" mean? Less Edit
    ok Minimum Aperture Number

    The Samsung WB50F's minimum aperture number of 3.1 is ok compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 52% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

    What does "minimum aperture number" mean? Less Edit
    Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

    The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Samsung WB50F of only 3,200 is lower than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 20% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. Cameras have ISO sensitivities (max) of between 100 and 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 15,000.

    What does "maximum ISO sensitivity" mean? Less Edit
    Has an Image Stabiliser

    The Samsung WB50F has an image stabiliser. 70% of digital cameras also have an image stabiliser.

    What is an image stabiliser? Less Edit
    ok Camera Shutter Speed

    The camera shutter speed of the Samsung WB50F of 0.0005s is ok compared to most other cameras. It is in the longest 48% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

    What does "camera shutter speed" mean? Less Edit
    Supports Wi-Fi
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    The Samsung WB50F supports Wi-Fi. 72% of digital cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

    What is Wi-Fi? Less Edit
    ok Weight
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    The Samsung WB50F's weight of 157g is ok compared to most other cameras. It is heavier than 63% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    Has a Built-in Flash
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    The Samsung WB50F has a built-in flash. 75% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

    What is a built-in flash? Less Edit
    Does Not Support Full HD Video

    The Samsung WB50F does not support Full HD video, although it is worth keeping in mind that 71% of digital cameras also do not support Full HD video.

    What is Full HD video? Less Edit
    Smaller Than Average Digital Zoom

    The Samsung WB50F's digital zoom of only 2x is very small compared to most other cameras. It is smaller than 98% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. The digital zooms of cameras range from 1x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x.

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    ok Display Diagonal
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    The Samsung WB50F's display diagonal of 3" is ok compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 44% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    Does Not Have an HDMI

    The Samsung WB50F does not have an HDMI, although it is worth noting that 62% of digital cameras also do not have an HDMI.

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    1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

    The highest video resolution supported by the Samsung WB50F is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by digital cameras. In addition, this Samsung camera supports video resolutions of 320x240 pixels, 640x480 pixels and 1280x720 pixels. Across all digital cameras the resolution ranges from full hd 1080p pixels (worst) to 4096 x 2160 pixels (best). 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 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).

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    Features Brightness Adjustment

    The Samsung WB50F features brightness adjustment, unlike 81% of digital cameras which do not feature brightness adjustment.

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

    This digital camera has a 1/2.3" image sensor size, which is typical of many digital cameras.

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    Slow Flash Recharging Time

    Across all the digital cameras the flash recharging times range from 1s to 15s, and the average flash recharging time is 5.3s. The flash recharging time of the Samsung WB50F of 5s is slower than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is slower than 65% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

    The Samsung WB50F supports a maximum still image resolution of 4608 x 3456. That's 14% higher resolution than a 4320 x 3240 camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by cameras. This digital camera also supports a still image resolution of 4608x3456, 4608x3072, 4608x2592 plus 5 more values. Across all digital cameras the resolution ranges from 2992 x 2000 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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    Large Maximum Memory Card Size

    The smallest maximum memory card size of digital cameras is 1GB, the largest is 520GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 42GB. The Samsung WB50F's maximum memory card size of 64GB is larger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 81% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    Features Saturation Adjustment

    The Samsung WB50F features saturation adjustment. 87% of digital cameras do not feature saturation adjustment.

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    Has a Built-in Speaker

    The Samsung WB50F has a built-in speaker, unlike 92% of digital cameras which do not have a built-in speaker.

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    Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

    The Samsung WB50F supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 89% of cameras which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

    Chart Hide Chart What is Near Field Communication (NFC)? Less Edit
    Features Contrast Adjustment

    The Samsung WB50F features contrast adjustment, which is unusual. 82% of digital cameras do not feature contrast adjustment.

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    Value for Money

    Value for Money

    The chart below compares the value for money of the Samsung WB50F (the red dot) against some of its competitors (the blue dots). Hover on a blue dot to see additional info for each competitor. Click the dot to view that product.

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    Samsung WB50F Release Date

    September 2014

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    Samsung WB50F Specification

    Key Features
    Optical Zoom
    Weight
    Camera Type
    Megapixels
    Picture Quality
    Image Stabiliser
    Image Sensor Size
    Still Image Resolution
    Maximum Image Resolution
    Sensor Type
    Image Formats Supported
    Total Megapixels
    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)
    Combined Zoom
    Focusing
    Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
    Normal Focusing Range
    Macro Focusing Range (Wide)
    Auto Mode Focusing Range (Wide)
    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
    Resolution At Capture Speed
    HD Type
    Audio
    Built-in Microphone
    Built-in Speaker
    Voice Recording
    Audio Formats Supported
    Memory
    Internal Memory
    Maximum Memory Card Size
    Compatible Memory Card
    Memory Slots
    Display
    Display Diagonal
    Display Resolution
    Display
    Ports & Interfaces
    HDMI
    USB Version
    DC-in Jack
    Camera
    White Balance
    Self-Timer Delay
    Image Editing
    Camera File System
    Camera Playback
    Saturation Adjustment
    Contrast Adjustment
    Brightness Adjustment
    Scene Modes
    Weight & Dimensions
    Height
    Depth
    Width
    Battery
    Battery Supported
    Battery Type
    Battery Voltage
    Battery Level Indicator
    Operational Conditions
    Operating Temperature (T-T)
    Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
    Packaging Content
    Bundled Software
    Batteries Included
    Quick Start Guide
    Networking
    Wi-Fi
    Near Field Communication (NFC)
    Other Features
    Energy Star Certified
    Power Source Type
    Built-in Flash
    Minimum Processor
    Minimum RAM
    Minimum Hard Disk Space

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    samsung ecwb50fzbprus, samsung ecwb50fzbdwm3, samsung ecwb50fzbpbfr, samsung ecwb50fzbpwus, ecwb50fzbpbfr wb50f, samsung wb50f

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