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Samsung WB30F Digital Camera

16.2MP 10x CCD Jan 2014
Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser Sensor Type Release Date
Thanks to its ultra-compact microslim design, the Samsung WB30F Smart Camera gives you all the features and performance of a full-sized camera in the palm of your hand. Create professional-quality... More
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42 Reasons For

Average Expert Reviews

This camera has an average expert rating of 71% based on five expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Chip.de and tecnozoom.it.

User Reviews Are Good

On average, based on 100 user reviews this camera has an overall user rating of 87%.

Good Video Capture

Several Samsung WB30F reviewers who bought this digital camera considered that it was good for video recording. Derek Vernon-Morris rated it 5 stars and he mentioned “It is excellent for movie sequences and still shots” in his review. Derek Vernon-Morris also mentioned “Sound reproduction is clear during movie shots”. Kathryn White said in her Samsung WB30F review “Screen froze at least 5 times and didn't save any of my video or still footage”.

Good Quality Lens

Several Samsung WB30F reviewers wrote in their reviews that this digital camera had a good zoom. Claire mentioned in her review of the Samsung WB30F on Amazon “The zoom is excellent, far superior to a phone”. Ed.f wrote on Amazon “43mm) with a great macro zoom down to about 2cm” in their review of the Samsung WB30F. Ian Wantling gave this digital camera a score of 5 stars and he mentioned on Amazon three years ago “Shoot camera with a reasonable zoom then the Samsung WB30F won't disappoint” in his review of the Samsung WB30F.

A few Samsung WB30F reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it had a good lens. Anya wrote in her review of this digital camera on Amazon “Really good lens”. Ed.f said “Great lens and zoom (wide angle” in their review. Sanjay wrote in their review “The lens seems very good”.

One customer who bought the Samsung WB30F concluded that it had a good autofocus.

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Good Quality Pictures

A few people who purchased it concluded that it was able to produce good images. Andi Wylie said on Amazon “It has everything you need to take fantastic pictures and videos” and gave it a score of 5 stars. Three years ago Annie mentioned “The one- click feature for uploading makes it really easy to transfer photos and videos to my computer”. Two years ago Anya wrote “Even at speed (eg as a passenger in a car) it was able to produce perfectly clear images” in her Samsung WB30F review and scored the product 5 stars.

A number of people who reviewed the Samsung WB30F reckoned that it had a good picture resolution. Ian Wantling wrote on Amazon three years ago “The panorama shooting mode is excellent” in his review and gave it a very good review. Sanjay wrote in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “The camera has a number of shooting modes; Program, Auto, Portrait etc”.

One person who reviewed the product thought it was good in low light. Sanjay said “Low light compensation seems very good” in their Samsung WB30F review. One Samsung WB30F reviewer who bought the Samsung WB30F considered that it was able to produce clear pictures. Two years ago Trc said “This camera has great clarity”.

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Good Size

Some Samsung WB30F reviewers who reviewed it thought it was compact. Chantelle said in her review two years ago “Very pleased with this small compact camera” . Chantelle also mentioned “Fits into my handbag as so compact”. Two years ago Graham Ford mentioned in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “Very compact & easily fits in pocket unlike previous SLR”.

A number of Samsung WB30F owners who reviewed this digital camera agreed that it was lightweight. Two years ago Derek Vernon-Morris gave this digital camera a very good rating and he mentioned in his review “Fabulous lightweight camera”.

A number of Samsung WB30F reviewers mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was thin. Lauran Gladwin rated it as very good and she wrote in her review of this digital camera “This is a great little camera slim and easy to carry around good picture quality easy to understandeasy upload”.

One Samsung WB30F owner who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was a good weight. One Samsung WB30F owner who reviewed the product considered that it was heavy and bulky. Rob S said “It's not a chunky camera, some I have had have been clumsy in my hand”.

One person said that this digital camera was a good size. Sanjay wrote in their Samsung WB30F review “This camera is a good size” but in spite of that they only gave the product a score of 40 out of 100.

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Good Connectivity

Some customers reckoned that it was wifi compatible. Cath gave the Samsung WB30F a rating of 5 stars and wrote “Great little camera and the Wi-Fi is very useful”. David Roberts said on Amazon in November last year “Very good camara for the price, easy to use and the wifi is great for sending pics, alround very good” in his review of the Samsung WB30F and gave it a score of 4 stars. Denis Sargeant rated the product as very good and he wrote on Amazon “Takes very good photos, wi fi very handy”.

One Samsung WB30F owner who reviewed the Samsung WB30F considered that it was good in terms of USB connections.

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Good Product Quality

Fourteen customers who reviewed this digital camera thought it was good quality. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “I adjusted mine to 10mp and the quality is great”. Three years ago Anne1206 wrote “This gives him good quality photos and all the other things he can do with the camera, well pleased for the money” and rated the product as very good. Anya wrote “I'm really impressed with the quality of image that this lens picks up in such a short space of time, particularly in good” .

Easy to Use

Several Samsung WB30F reviewers who bought the product said that it was easy to use. Amazon Customer gave it a score of 4 stars and mentioned in their Samsung WB30F review on Amazon three years ago “Was expensive - now at a sensible price - handy camera takes good photos”. Cecil Keys said “Very handy size and very easy to use” in his review of this digital camera and gave it a rating of 5 stars. David scored it 5 stars and he mentioned three years ago “Excellent camera, especially the easy to use/set up wifi option” in his review of this digital camera.

A few Samsung WB30F owners who bought the Samsung WB30F reckoned that it was easy to use the menus. Derek Vernon-Morris mentioned “The menu selection is quick and easy for changing quickly between modes” in his Samsung WB30F review and rated the Samsung WB30F as very good. Dominic mentioned on Amazon two years ago “It can be easily configured in the settings” in his review of the Samsung WB30F.

One Samsung WB30F reviewer considered that it had a good experience. Ed.f mentioned “Great specifications, great user experience and perfect form” and rated this digital camera 5 stars. One person reckoned that the Samsung WB30F was comfortable and easy to hold. James wrote on Amazon two years ago “The internal memory was only big enough to hold two photos” in his Samsung WB30F review.

One customer who reviewed the Samsung WB30F thought it was easy to setup. Mrs J K Maker mentioned in her review “That aside, I have been very pleased with the camera, its lightweight, easy to set up and use (when you have the memory card) it takes good pictures” and scored the Samsung WB30F 5 stars.

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Good Technical Features

Some people agreed that it had good features. Eldragos said on Amazon “As all the other facilities work brilliantly I may just buy a Samsung tv too”. Gemma White wrote on Amazon two years ago “The quality is great and the features on this camera create some artisic photos” in her review of the Samsung WB30F. Ian Wantling gave the product a score of 5 stars and he mentioned in his review “Have a read of the Samsung full description on this page to see the full list of features.”.

Nice Design

A few customers said in their reviews that this digital camera was good looking. Laurena1987 said in their review of the Samsung WB30F on Amazon “It is gorgeous in the white”. Sanjay wrote on Amazon “The first impression is that this is a good-looking modern camera” however despite that they gave the product a score of 40 out of 100. Steve wrote on Amazon “It takes pretty good photos” in his review of this digital camera.

Some customers considered that it was neat. Annie wrote “Neat little camera” in her review of the Samsung WB30F. Frankee Page mentioned “Love this camera, very neat and compact, also love the white, very smart” in their Samsung WB30F review. Mrs E Macdonald wrote two years ago “I purchased this neat little compact camera to replace a small Olympus I had for years” and scored it 5 stars.

A few customers who purchased the Samsung WB30F reckoned that it was a good design. Three years ago Chimaobim Betta Edu said “It's colrour and outer design is fine” yet they only scored the product 1 stars. John Kaiser Calautit wrote in his review on Amazon “Price, large screen, Wifi feature, powerful zoom, slim stlish design, Cons”.

One Samsung WB30F reviewer wrote in their reviews that the product was smooth. Claire said “Clear up skin imperfections and generally smooth out complexions” in her review of the Samsung WB30F.

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Robust

Three people considered that the product was well made. Ian Wantling mentioned in his review of this digital camera “The built in added extras that give the WB30F the edge over anything I've used before -”. Ephotozine.com wrote on expert website Ephotozine “The Samsung WB30F is a compact camera with a 10x optical zoom lens, built in Wi-Fi for sharing” in their review of this digital camera.

Two Samsung WB30F reviewers who reviewed the Samsung WB30F thought it was reliable. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “Survey pics at work, after my trusty Panasonic gave up” in their review. Vinicusend mentioned on Amazon “Good quality product reliable make and EASY TO USE” in their review and rated it 5 stars.

Several people mentioned in their reviews that it was strong and durable. Two years ago Guy Maskall wrote on Amazon “Lovely camera till I dropped it in a puddle!” although he rated it 3 stars.

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Reasonably Priced

Twenty-two Samsung WB30F reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the Samsung WB30F was good value for money. Three years ago Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “Great camera good value”. Amazon Customer also wrote “Very easy to use great pictures love it great value for money that's why I gave it 5 star rating”. Amazon Customer also wrote “Nice price”.

Several customers who purchased this digital camera considered that it was a bargain for the price. Stephan mentioned on Amazon “Overall it looks rather cheap” in his review of this digital camera but even so he only gave the product a score of 1 stars. Two years ago Steve wrote on Amazon “Internal battery charges from USB, case has a cheap plastic feel to it.” in his review of this digital camera and scored the product 5 stars.

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Good Screen / Viewfinder

A few people who bought the product concluded that it had a good screen. Ed.f said on Amazon “The screen is nice and bright” in their review. Three years ago Rob S wrote in his review “The main features are controlled on screen, easy to navigate” and rated it 5 stars. Sanjay said also three years ago “It has an excellent 8.5cm screen (visible)One major problem with the design is that the flash is near your hand (i.e”.

One Samsung WB30F reviewer said in their reviews that it had a good viewfinder. Ian Wantling mentioned on Amazon “The remote viewfinder handy, letting you use your phone as the viewfinder” and gave this digital camera a score of 5 stars.

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Good Support

Four customers wrote that this digital camera had good technical guidance. Three years ago Annie scored the Samsung WB30F very highly and she wrote on Amazon “The quick start guide supplied isn't detailed enough for me as a beginner.” in her review of the Samsung WB30F. Annie also said “I solved that problem by downloading the full user manual from the internet”. Walter Moore said three years ago “I would be pleased if full instructions could be made available, I'll pay whatever should it be necessary” in his review of this digital camera.

Good Flash

Two customers wrote in their reviews that the product had a good flash. Ed.f said in their review of this digital camera “Flash is good if somewhat a bit too bright, I'm not sure if the meter is working too well.I found the Wi-Fi app a bit problematic”. Sanjay wrote in their review three years ago “The flash works well” .

Samsung Has Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

Based on 5,594 expert and user reviews, Samsung has good ratings for its digital cameras. Samsung also has good ratings specifically for its compact camera digital cameras compared to other brands.

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Acceptable Noise Level

One Samsung WB30F reviewer considered that it was quiet. Ian Wantling gave the product a rating of 5 stars and he mentioned in his Samsung WB30F review “It is quiet small, even by compact standards (easily fits into a shirt breast pocket”.

Good Battery Life

One Samsung WB30F owner who reviewed it wrote that it had a good battery life. Rob S mentioned “Easy to fit the battery and card, some cameras are fiddly with hard to open compartments, again very impressed with the camera”.

CCD Sensor Type

This camera has a CCD sensor type, which is typical of many digital cameras of this spec and age. CCD sensors produce high quality, low-noise images but consume a lot more power than CMOS sensors. CCD is the most common image sensor type used in digital cameras.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative cameras that have a CCD sensor currently available including the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS40[plb_1786919_price], or the Nikon Coolpix S570[plb_2049075_price] which has better reviews.

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Fairly Large Screen Size

With a screen size of 3 inches, the Samsung WB30F has a quite large screen size compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the WB30F. Compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the WB30F have screen sizes of between 1" and 4.8", and the average screen size is 2.8".

There are a number of other 3" screen cameras currently available which you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Sony DSC-WX300[plb_1621847_price], the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90[plb_1291987_price], or the Fujifilm Finepix F800[plb_1518759_price].

If this compact camera camera screen size is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Nikon Coolpix P520[plb_2085254_price] (3.2" and higher rated), the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77[plb_1836487_price] (3.5" and higher rated), or the Samsung Galaxy EK-GC100[plb_2075290_price] (4.77" and higher rated).

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Supports WiFi Connectivity

Unlike most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the WB30F which do not support WiFi connectivity, the Samsung WB30F supports WiFi connectivity.

We compared all the other cameras which support WiFi connectivity to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Canon IXUS 240 HS[plb_408112_price], and the Nikon Coolpix P520[plb_2085254_price] is also worth considering.

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Fairly High Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of 16.2 megapixels, the Samsung WB30F has one of the higher megapixel counts amongst similar spec cameras of this age. Across all the comparable spec cameras that came out more than two years ago the megapixel counts range from 0.3MP to 46MP, and the average megapixel count is 14MP.

There are a number of alternative 16.2MP cameras currently available that you might want to consider including the ST72[pl_1609451_price], or the DV150[pl_1500685_price] both from Samsung which has better reviews.

If you would prefer a higher megapixel count then you might also want to look at the Galaxy EK-GC100[pl_2075290_price] (16.3MP), or the GC100[pl_2600424_price] (16.3MP) both from Samsung or the Fujifilm FinePix X100S[plb_1609683_price] (16.3MP) which is also higher rated.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The Samsung WB30F has an image stabiliser. Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the WB30F also have an image stabiliser.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other cameras with an image stabiliser currently available including because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm FinePix X10[plb_1150_price], the SeaLife DC1400 Pro Duo[plb_1829795_price], or the GE C1233[plb_1772801_price].

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Samsung WB30F has a built-in flash. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to the WB30F also have a built-in flash.

It may also be worth considering one of the other cameras with a built-in flash currently available including because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm FinePix X10[plb_1150_price], the Olympus VR-350[plb_1835931_price], or the GE C1433[plb_1772802_price].

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Electronic Camera Shutter

This digital camera has an Electronic camera shutter, which is the most commonly found camera shutter on similar spec digital cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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Fairly High JPEG Frame Rate

Cameras of this type and age have JPEG frame rates of between 15fps and 240fps. The JPEG frame rate of the Samsung WB30F of 60 frames per second is one of the highest amongst comparable spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as the WB30F.

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Quite Large Maximum Memory Card Size

With a maximum memory card size of 64 gigabytes, the Samsung WB30F has one of the larger maximum memory card sizes amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age. Across all the cameras that are a comparable age to the WB30F the maximum memory card sizes range from 1GB to 130GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 29GB.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Samsung WB30F has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution which is higher than most comparable spec cameras that have been available for more than two years. Most cameras of this age and type have a 640 x 480 still image resolution. This camera also have still image resolutions of 1024 x 768, 1920 x 1080, 1984 x 1488, 2592 x 1944, 3648 x 2736 and 4608 x 2592 and 4608 x 3072. Cameras of a comparable spec and age to the WB30F still image resolutions range from 384 x 480 to 5152 x 3864.

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1.4 HDMI Version

The Samsung WB30F supports a newer HDMI version than most cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. This Samsung digital camera supports a 1.4 HDMI version, whereas most digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it support a 1.3 HDMI version. Across all digital cameras of this spec and age the HDMI version ranges from 1.3 to 1.4b.

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2 USB Version

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

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Quite Big Combined Zoom

Across all the compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the WB30F the combined zoom range from 3x to 1,600x. At 50 times zoom factor, the Samsung WB30F has a fairly big combined zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and type.

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Supports Two Image Formats

The number of supported image formats on the Samsung WB30F is more than most cameras of a comparable age and type to it. This Samsung digital camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by compact camera digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the WB30F. The image format "EXIF" is also supported by this camera.

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Quite Long Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

The shortest maximum camera shutter speed of compact camera digital cameras that came out more than two years ago is 0.0005s, the longest is 250s, and the average maximum camera shutter speed is 14s. The Samsung WB30F has a quite long maximum camera shutter speed (16 seconds) compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Short Flash Recharging Time

Digital cameras that are a comparable age to the WB30F have flash recharging times of between 0.0005s and 15s. At only 4 seconds, the Samsung WB30F has a fairly short flash recharging time compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The Samsung WB30F supports a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this Samsung camera). In addition, this camera support a video resolution of 320 x 240 pixels and 1920 x 810 pixels. 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). Cameras of this type and age video resolutions range from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 1920 x 1080 pixels (best).

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many cameras of a similar type and age to it.

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Features Three Light Metering Modes

The number of light metering modes featured on the Samsung WB30F is more than most digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This camera features a Centre-weighted light metering mode, which is the most frequently featured light metering mode featured on compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the WB30F. The light metering modes "Evaluative (Multi-pattern)" and "Spot" are also featured on this Samsung camera.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length

The shortest minimum focal length of digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the WB30F is 5mm and the longest is 120mm. The Samsung WB30F has one of the shorter minimum focal lengths (only 24 millimeters) amongst cameras of this age.

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Quite Small Minimum ISO Speed

The Samsung WB30F has a fairly small minimum ISO speed (only 80) compared to most of the other cameras of this age and spec. Digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the WB30F have minimum ISO speed of between 10 and 1,600, and the average minimum ISO speed is 99.

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Quite Narrow Packaging Width

At only 140 millimeters, the Samsung WB30F has a fairly narrow packaging width compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and type. Across all the comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the WB30F the packaging widths range from 55mm to 180mm.

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Very Short Packaging Height

Across all the compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years the packaging heights range from 77mm to 540mm. At only 77 millimeters, the Samsung WB30F has a quite short packaging height compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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14 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Video Recording

Most of the other digital cameras that were released around the same time as the WB30F support video recording, however the Samsung WB30F does not support video recording.

We compared all the other digital cameras which also support video recording to this camera and we think the PowerShot SX260 HS[pl_1565812_price], or the PowerShot ELPH 300 HS[pl_1658031_price] both from Canon or the Fujifilm FinePix X10[plb_1150_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Like most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age, the Samsung WB30F does not support Full HD video.

We compared all the other cameras which also support Full HD video to this digital camera and we think the Fujifilm FinePix X10[plb_1150_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 cameras of this age and type, the Samsung WB30F is not 3D compatible.

Cameras which are 3D compatible that might also be worth looking at include the Canon PowerShot A3300 IS[plb_66875_price], the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30[plb_1847857_price], or the Olympus VR-360[plb_362476_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a GPS

Most compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the WB30F do not have a GPS. The Samsung WB30F is no exception to this as it too does 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 WB30F is not waterproof, although this is within the context that most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the WB30F are also not waterproof.

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Only Features Five Flash Modes

The number of flash modes featured on the Samsung WB30F is more than most compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This Samsung digital camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most commonly featured flash mode featured on compact camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the WB30F. The flash modes "Fill-in", "Flash off", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this camera.

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Very Small Internal Memory

Across all the cameras that are a comparable age to the WB30F the internal memory range from 1MB to 8.2GB. At only 9.5 megabytes, the Samsung WB30F has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the WB30F.

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Only Has Three Shooting Modes

The Samsung WB30F has a greater number of shooting modes than most digital cameras of a similar type and age to it. This camera has an Auto shooting mode, which is the most frequently found shooting mode found on digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the WB30F. The shooting modes "Movie" and "Scene" are also found on this Samsung digital camera.

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Only Supports One Audio Format

The Samsung WB30F has a greater number of audio formats than most digital cameras that have been available for more than two years. 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 Samsung digital camera.

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Quite Low Display Resolution

The lowest display resolution of cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the WB30F is 230 pixels, the highest is 1,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 400,000 pixels. With a display resolution of only 230,000 pixels, the Samsung WB30F has one of the lower display resolutions amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age.

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Only Has Four Playback Modes

The number of camera playback modes found on the Samsung WB30F is more than most digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. This Samsung camera has a Movie playback mode, which is the most commonly found playback mode found on digital cameras of this age and spec. The playback modes "Single image", "Slide show" and "Thumbnails" are also found on this digital camera.

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Only Has Seven White Balance Modes

The number of white balance modes found on the Samsung WB30F is more than most compact camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This digital camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most commonly found white balance mode found on comparable spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as the WB30F. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Fluorescent H", "Fluorescent L" and "Tungsten" are also found on this camera.

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Quite Deep Packaging Depth

The Samsung WB30F has a quite deep packaging depth (80 millimeters) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age. The packaging depths of cameras of this age and type range from 45mm to 140mm.

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Fairly High Minimum Hard Disk Space Requirement

The minimum hard disk spaces requirement of cameras of this type and age range from 25MB to 2.1GB. When compared to other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the WB30F that we have checked, the minimum hard disk space requirement of the Samsung WB30F of 1,024 megabyte is one of the highest.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Samsung WB30F

Released Over Three Years Ago

Samsung released the WB30F over three years ago.

Average Digital Zoom

At 5 times zoom factor, the Samsung WB30F has a relatively typical digital zoom compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for more than two years.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 5x digital zoom digital cameras currently available including the Samsung ST72[plb_1609451_price], or the HP S300[plb_1533752_price] which has better reviews.

If you are looking for a digital camera with a bigger digital zoom then you might want to consider the A1455[pl_1772760_price] (5.7x), or the J1455[pl_1773004_price] (5.7x) both from GE which also has a higher rating.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 10 times zoom factor, the Samsung WB30F has a fairly standard optical zoom compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the WB30F.

There are a number of other 10x optical zoom cameras currently available which you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Nikon Coolpix S6300[plb_1280891_price], or the Canon IXUS 255 HS[plb_1538063_price].

If you would prefer a digital camera with a bigger optical zoom then you might also want to consider the Rollei Powerflex 850[plb_2811791_price] (12x and higher rated), the Nikon Coolpix S6400[plb_1794412_price] (12x and higher rated), or the Samsung WB50F[plb_2254604_price] (12x and higher rated).

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1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is the most commonly found optical sensor size on cameras of this spec and age. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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Average Weight

The Samsung WB30F has a fairly average weight (131 grams) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to the WB30F.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 131g digital cameras currently available including the Samsung WB30[plb_1598460_price] which has better reviews.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Image Stabiliser
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Full-Frame Sensor Size
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
Extra / Smart Zoom
Combined Zoom
Focusing
Auto Focus
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Focus Points Selection
Focus
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
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
Audio System
Memory
Memory Card
Internal Memory
Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Display Resolution
Ports & Interfaces
DC-In Jack
USB Connector Type
HDMI Port
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Self-Timer
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Playback Mode
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Packaging Height
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Operating Temperature Range
Relative Humidity Operating Range
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System Requirements
Minimum Processor
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Bundled Software
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Networking
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Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Port
Technical Details
Built-In Speaker
Output Power
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Microphone Operation Mode
Audio Recording Format
Speaker

Expert Reviews

(10)
31 January 2014

Travel zoom cameras offer a pretty handy size advantage over most SLR-like ultrazooms and interchangeable-lens cameras, even mirrorless models. That makes them quite well-suited to trips where you... Read more…

14 June 2013

For a retail price of Php8,490, I say that the Samsung WB30F Smart Camera is a good candidate for your next handy-dandy camera. It fares well among its competitors (Wi-Fi, 10x Optical Zoom) in...

The WB30F is your ultimate on-the-go camera if you're big on sharing your photos online instantly. I was never big on sharing tidbits of my life via social networks. The way I like my gadgets...

The Samsung WB30F is a 16.2 megapixel compact camera with a 10x, 24-240mm optically-stabilized lens in an ultra-slim body that is only 17mm thick. The WB30F also features 720p HD video recording... Read more…

21 May 2013

The Samsung WB30F offers excellent value for money for a compact camera with 10x optical zoom lens, a 3 inch screen, and built in Wi-Fi. Wi-Fi sharing on this camera is about as easy as it gets,...

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User Reviews

(100)
Reviewed 8 July 2015 by Brian Eggett
(Verified Purchase)

Very good does all it should very pleased.

This Viking boat launch was photographed using the "SAMSUNG 16 MEGAPIXEL WB30F CAMERA" at Falmouth Harbour Cornwall UK - 2015. The images are bright and sharp and many were taken using the... Read more…

Reviewed 21 March 2015 by Dave Green
(Verified Purchase)

Good camera company very helpful with he problem I had with it.

Reviewed 17 March 2015 by David Roberts
(Verified Purchase)

Very good camara for the price, easy to use and the wifi is great for sending pics, alround very good.

Reviewed 6 February 2015 by Rebecca Offer
(Verified Purchase)

Really nice camera easy to use light to carry.

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+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung wb30, samsung wb30f
Barcodes 00887276013657, 00887276986678, 00887276986685, 08806085366107, 08806085370302, 08806085394148, 08806085394155, 08806085400436, 08806085400443, 08806085402706, 08806085411111, 08806085413238, 08806085413252, 08806085413764, 08806085413825, 08806085453845, 08806085468382, 08806085473249, 08806085500983

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