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Samsung WB2100 Digital Camera

16.38MP 35x CMOS Jan 2014
Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser Sensor Type Release Date
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Samsung WB2100 Review

29 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on three expert reviews from sites including digitalcamerareview.com, tecnozoom.it and parentesis.com the average expert rating of this digital camera is 70 out of 100.

Samsung Has Good Digital Camera Reviews

Samsung compact camera digital cameras have good reviews on average and across all digital cameras Samsung is one of the better rated manufacturers.

Good Support

One customer who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it had good technical guidance. Expert website Digitalcamerareview.com mentioned “Neither of the more popular manual ass”.

Good Video Capture

One person wrote in their reviews that it was good for video recording. Imaging Resource.com wrote in their review of the Samsung WB2100 “Filmati video Full HD” .

Good Quality Pictures

One customer wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was able to produce good images. Two years ago Imaging Resource.com said “Neutral color qualitynot oversaturated, fairly sharp telephoto images, cheaper than the competition” in their review of this digital camera.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

One Samsung WB2100 reviewer concluded that it had a good screen. Digitalcamerareview.com wrote in their Samsung WB2100 review three years ago “The WB2100 has an adjustable LCD screen.”.

Quite Large Screen Size

The screen sizes of compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the WB2100 range from 1" to 4.8", and the average screen size is 2.8". The Samsung WB2100 has one of the larger screen sizes (3 inches) amongst cameras of this age.

We compared this digital camera to all the other 3" screen digital cameras and we think the PowerShot SX270 HS[pl_1496416_price], and the PowerShot ELPH 100 HS[pl_783777_price] both from Canon or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90[plb_1291987_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you are looking for a larger screen size then you might want to look at the Nikon Coolpix P520[plb_2085254_price] (3.2"), the Canon IXUS 1100[plb_1504251_price] (3.2"), or the Samsung MV900F[plb_1519008_price] (3.3") which is also higher rated.

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Quite Big Optical Zoom

Across all the cameras of a comparable spec and age to the WB2100 the optical zooms range from 2.7x to 63x. When compared to other cameras that were released more than two years ago that we have assessed, the Samsung WB2100's optical zoom of 35 times zoom factor is one of the biggest.

If you would prefer a camera with a bigger optical zoom then you might also want to look at the Coolpix P510[pl_2071647_price] (42x and higher rated), or the Coolpix P520[pl_2085254_price] (42x and higher rated) both from Nikon or the Olympus SP-820UZ[plb_1792852_price] (40x and higher rated).

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Quite Big Digital Zoom

Cameras of this type and age have digital zooms of between 1x and 810x, and the average digital zoom is 12x. With a digital zoom of 14.4 times zoom factor, the Samsung WB2100 has a fairly big digital zoom compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the WB2100.

If this compact camera camera digital zoom is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Canon IXUS 140[plb_1561326_price] (16x and higher rated), or the Sony DSC-WX220[plb_2165839_price] (20x and higher rated).

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SD Memory Card

This digital camera supports an SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is the most frequently supported memory card on compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

We compared all the other cameras that support an SDHC|SDXC memory to this camera and we think the Olympus VH-520[plb_1902169_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

Cameras with a better memory card type that might also be worth looking at include the FinePix X10[pl_1150_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC), or the XQ1[pl_1962901_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC) both from Fujifilm or the Nikon Coolpix S6500[plb_1882940_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC) which also has a higher rating.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Samsung WB2100 supports Full HD video, unlike most of the other cameras of this age and spec which do not support Full HD video.

Alternative cameras which support Full HD video currently available that you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Coolpix S9500[pl_1721861_price], or the Coolpix S6500[pl_1882940_price] both from Nikon or the Fujifilm FinePix X10[plb_1150_price].

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Fairly High Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of 16.38 megapixels, the Samsung WB2100 has a quite high megapixel count compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to the WB2100. The megapixel counts of compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the WB2100 range from 0.3MP to 46MP, and the average megapixel count is 14MP.

If this Samsung camera megapixel count is not high enough for you then you might also want to look at the WB150F[pl_2060742_price] (16.4MP), or the WB350F[pl_2134241_price] (16.7MP) both from Samsung which also has a higher rating.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The Samsung WB2100 has an image stabiliser, as do most of the other similar spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as the WB2100.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative digital cameras with an image stabiliser currently available including the FinePix X10[pl_1150_price], or the FinePix AX600[pl_1735654_price] both from Fujifilm or the GE J1455[plb_1773004_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Samsung WB2100 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras of this age and type.

We compared all the other digital cameras with a built-in flash to this digital camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm FinePix X10[plb_1150_price], the Lexibook DJ024[plb_1833399_price], and the GE C1033[plb_1772798_price] is also worth considering.

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Electronic Camera Shutter

This camera has an Electronic camera shutter, which is the most commonly found camera shutter on cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Long Maximum Focal Length

When compared to other digital cameras that were released around the same time as the WB2100 that we have assessed the maximum focal length of, the Samsung WB2100's maximum focal length of 875 millimeters is one of the longest. The maximum focal lengths of digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the WB2100 range from 0.28mm to 1,800mm.

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Quite Large Maximum Memory Card Size

The Samsung WB2100 has one of the larger maximum memory card sizes (64 gigabytes) amongst digital cameras of this age. The average maximum memory card size of compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the WB2100 is 29GB, and the maximum memory card sizes range from 1GB to 130GB.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The average internal memory of comparable spec digital cameras that came out more than two years ago is 330MB. The Samsung WB2100 has one of the bigger internal memory (74 megabytes) amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age.

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2 USB Version

This digital camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Has One Image Editing Mode

The Samsung WB2100 has a greater number of image editing modes than most digital cameras of this age and type. The most commonly found image editing mode is Resizing, but this image editing mode is not found on this digital camera. The image editing modes Rotating are also found on this Samsung digital camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The Samsung WB2100 has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution.

This camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best video resolution across all cameras of this spec and age.

The worst video resolution across similar types of camera is 320 x 240 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Samsung WB2100 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of the most common video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this Samsung camera). In addition, this digital camera supports a video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. 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.

This digital camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best supported video resolution amongst all comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the WB2100.

A 320 x 240 pixels video resolution is the worst supported video resolution across comparable types of digital camera.

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Supports Two Image Formats

The Samsung WB2100 has a greater number of supported image formats than most digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. This Samsung digital camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the WB2100. The image format "EXIF" is also supported by this camera.

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Quite High Maximum ISO Speed

The Samsung WB2100 has one of the higher maximum ISO speeds (6,400) amongst comparable spec digital cameras of this age. The lowest maximum ISO speed of compact camera digital cameras that have been around for more than two years is 200 and the highest is 26,000.

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Fairly Many Total Megapixel Count

The Samsung WB2100 has one of the more total megapixel counts (16.79 megapixels) amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age. Across all the compact camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the WB2100 the total megapixel counts range from 10MP to 48MP, and the average total megapixel count is 16MP.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of 1,050 milliampere * hour, the Samsung WB2100 has a fairly big battery capacity compared to most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to the WB2100. The average battery capacity of compact camera digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the WB2100 is 850mAh.

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Features Three Light Metering Modes

The Samsung WB2100 has a greater number of light metering modes than most cameras of this age and spec. This digital camera features a Centre-weighted light metering mode, which is the most commonly featured light metering mode featured on digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the WB2100. The light metering modes "Evaluative (Multi-pattern)" and "Spot" are also featured on this camera.

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Features Five Auto Focus

The number of auto focusing (AF) modes featured on the Samsung WB2100 is more than most compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. This camera features a Face detection auto focus, which is the most frequently featured auto focus featured on cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the WB2100. The auto focus "Centre weighted Auto Focus", "Multi Point Auto Focus", "Selective Auto Focus" and "Tracking Auto Focus" are also featured on this digital camera.

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TFT Display

The Samsung WB2100 has a TFT display which is better than the LCD display found on most digital cameras of this spec and age. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight. The best display of all similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the WB2100 is OLED and the worst is LCD.

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15 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Video Recording

The Samsung WB2100 does not support video recording, unlike most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the WB2100 which support video recording.

There are a number of other cameras which also support video recording that you might want to look at including the Fujifilm FinePix X10[plb_1150_price], the Canon PowerShot SX160 IS[plb_1549622_price], or the Nikon Coolpix L23[plb_1643298_price].

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The Samsung WB2100 does not support WiFi connectivity. Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the WB2100 also do not support WiFi connectivity.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras with a WiFi connectivity and we think the Samsung Galaxy Camera EK-GC110[plb_2083466_price], or the Nikon Coolpix S9500[plb_1721861_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the WB2100, the Samsung WB2100 is not 3D compatible.

Digital cameras which are 3D compatible that might be worth considering include the Canon PowerShot A3300 IS[plb_66875_price], the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30[plb_1847857_price], or the Nikon Coolpix S9500[plb_1721861_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a GPS

The Samsung WB2100 does not have a GPS, although it is worth noting that most of the other cameras that have been around for around the same time as the WB2100 also do not have a GPS.

We think you might also be interested in alternative cameras which also have a GPS including the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2[plb_2711451_price], the Canon IXUS 140[plb_1561326_price], or the Sony DSC-HX400V[plb_2297093_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not Waterproof

The Samsung WB2100 is not waterproof, although keep in mind that most of the other digital cameras that were released around the same time as the WB2100 are also not waterproof.

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Only Features Four Flash Modes

The Samsung WB2100 has a greater number of flash modes than most comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to it. This camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most commonly featured flash mode featured on cameras that have been around for more than two years. The flash modes "Fill-in", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Samsung camera.

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Only Has Four Shooting Modes

The Samsung WB2100 has a greater number of shooting modes than most cameras of a comparable type and age to it. This Samsung digital camera has an Auto shooting mode, which is the most commonly found shooting mode found on compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the WB2100. The shooting modes "Movie", "Program" and "Scene" are also found on this camera.

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Only Supports One Audio Format

The number of audio formats supported by the Samsung WB2100 is more than most compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. The most frequently supported audio format is WAV, but this audio format is not supported by this camera. The audio formats AAC are also supported by this digital camera.

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Very Heavy

With a weight of 503 grams, the Samsung WB2100's weight is one of the heaviest amongst compact camera digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the WB2100. The weights of compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago range from 20g to 710g.

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Only Has Four Sharpness Levels

The Samsung WB2100 has a greater number of sharpness levels than most cameras that have been around for more than two years. This camera has a Soft+ sharpness level, which is the most commonly found sharpness level found on compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the WB2100. The sharpness levels "Normal", "Soft" and "Vivid" are also found on this Samsung camera.

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Only Has Four Playback Modes

The Samsung WB2100 has a greater number of camera playback modes than most compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. This Samsung camera has a Movie playback mode, which is the most frequently found playback mode found on digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the WB2100. The playback modes "Single image", "Slide show" and "Thumbnails" are also found on this Samsung digital camera.

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Only Has Six White Balance Modes

The Samsung WB2100 has a greater number of white balance modes than most digital cameras of a similar age and type to it. This Samsung digital camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most commonly found white balance mode found on compact camera digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Fluorescent H" and "Tungsten" are also found on this digital camera.

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Thick

With a depth of 56 millimeters, the Samsung WB2100 is fairly thick compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type. The thinnest comparable spec camera that came out around the same time as the WB2100 is 4mm deep, the thickest is 2,200mm, and the average depth is 38mm.

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Quite Big Minimum ISO Speed

The Samsung WB2100 has one of the bigger minimum ISO speed (100) amongst similar spec digital cameras of this age. Across all the digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the WB2100 the minimum ISO speed range from 10 to 1,600, and the average minimum ISO speed is 99.

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Quite Big Minimum RAM Requirement

Across all the compact camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the WB2100 the minimum RAM requirement range from 64MB to 1.1GB, and the average minimum RAM requirement is 360MB. The Samsung WB2100 has one of the bigger minimum RAM requirement (512 megabytes) amongst cameras of this age.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung WB2100

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this compact camera camera was released.

MOS Sensor Type

The Samsung WB2100 has a MOS sensor type which is better than the CCD sensor type found on most compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to it.

Alternative cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available which you might also want to consider include the Fujifilm FinePix X10[plb_1150_price], the Casio Exilim EX-ZR400[plb_1892885_price], or the Nikon Coolpix P510[plb_2071647_price] which has better reviews.

If the sensor type of this digital camera is not good enough for you then you might also want to look at the J1458W[pl_1861982_price] (CCD), or the J1455[pl_1773004_price] (CCD) both from GE or the Samsung ST90[plb_1216_price] (CCD) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Image Stabiliser
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Total Megapixel Count
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Focusing
Auto Focus
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range
Super Macro Focusing Range
Focus Points Selection
Focus
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter
Flash
Flash Mode
Tele Flash Range
Flash Recharging Time
Flash Range
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Analog Signal Format
Video Resolution
Resolution and Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Format
Voice Recording
Memory
Memory Card
Internal Memory
Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Display Resolution
Ports & Interfaces
DC-In Jack
HDMI Port
USB Version
HDMI Version
Camera
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Sharpness Level
Image Editing Mode
Camera File System
Playback Mode
Saturation Adjustment
Contrast Adjustment
Brightness Adjustment
Scene Mode
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Battery Capacity
Battery Voltage
Battery Level Indicator
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
System Requirements
Minimum Processor
Minimum RAM Requirement
Minimum Hard Disk Space Requirement
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Included Cable
Battery Included
Included Battery Charger
Hand Strap
Other Features
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
Technical Details
Built-In Speaker

Expert Reviews

(5)
31 January 2014

Samsung WB2100 Resolution: 16.00 Megapixels...

Neutral color qualitynot oversaturated, fairly sharp telephoto images, cheaper than the competition
Tiene un zoom ptico de 35x que te ayudar a captar objetos o personas que estn muy lejos y que puedes emplear desde dos diferentes palancas
Display inclinabile
Filmati video Full HD
Scatto panorama
No EVF
Video start lag
LCD is subject to above average glare
Aunque no es de lentes intercambiables, su cuerpo es robusto
La batera no tiene muy buen rendimiento

The WB2100 has an adjustable LCD screen, but the adjustments are very limited. There is no EVF and the LCD screen suffers from above average glare in outdoor lighting. The WB2100 provides a manual...

18 January 2013

Korea?ski producent przygotowa? nowy model z serii WB, obejmuj?cej aparaty z d?ugim zoomem. Model WB2100 zaoferuje matryc? 16,3 Mpix, zoom optyczny 35x oraz obiektyw szerokok?tny 25 mm.Zastosowana... Read more…

24 June 2013

Esta cámara digital está dirigida a usuarios con poca experiencia, pero que quieren obtener fotografías con buena resolución y opciones creativas de captura...

20 December 2013

La Samsung WB2100 è una fotocamera bridge di buona qualità ed economica, perfetta per chi vuole iniziare a smanettare un po’ con le impostazioni manuali ma non vuole troppi grattacapi. I...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung 163, samsung 163m, samsung 163mp, samsung ecwb2100, samsung ecwb2100f, samsung ecwb2100fb, samsung ecwb2100fbp, samsung ecwb2100fbpb, samsung ecwb2100fbpbg, samsung ecwb2100fbpbgb
Barcodes 00887276980188, 00887276986494, 08806085545472

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