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Samsung WB380F
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Samsung WB380F Digital Camera

16.3MP 21x CMOS Jan 2015
Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser Sensor Type Release Date
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SAMSUNG SMART CAMERA   WB350F / WB380F  - TESTE DE ZOOM

23 Reasons For

Good Brand

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

Very Large Screen Size

With a screen size of 3 inches, the Samsung WB380F has one of the larger screen sizes amongst similar spec digital cameras of this age. Across all the compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the WB380F the screen sizes range from 1.3" to 3", and the average screen size is 2.8".

There are a number of alternative 3" screen cameras currently available that you might want to consider including the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ57 (£222.59), or the Canon SX710 HS (£249.00) which has better reviews.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

Unlike most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the WB380F which do not support Full HD video, the Samsung WB380F supports Full HD video.

There are a number of alternative digital cameras which support Full HD video currently available which you might want to look at including the Sony DSC-HX90V (£295.00) which has better reviews.

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Supports WiFi Connectivity

The Samsung WB380F supports WiFi connectivity, which is unusual. Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the WB380F do not support WiFi connectivity.

We compared all the other digital cameras which support WiFi connectivity to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Sony DSC-HX90V (£295.00) is also worth considering.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The Samsung WB380F has an image stabiliser, as do most of the other similar spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as the WB380F.

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Quite Big Optical Zoom

The optical zooms of compact camera digital cameras that were launched more than a year ago range from 2.8x to 40x. At 21 times zoom factor, the Samsung WB380F has a fairly big optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

Digital cameras with a bigger optical zoom that might also be worth looking at include the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70 (£250.67) (30x), the Nikon Coolpix S9900 (£223.60) (30x), or the Sony DSC-HX90 (£249.99) (30x) which is also higher rated.

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Quite Big Digital Zoom

The average digital zoom of cameras of a comparable type and age to the WB380F is 13x. The Samsung WB380F has one of the bigger digital zooms (5 times zoom factor) amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age.

Digital cameras with a bigger digital zoom that might also be worth looking at include the DSC-W830 (£69.99) (32x and higher rated), or the DSC-HX90 (£249.99) (120x and higher rated) both from Sony.

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Has Eight White Balance Modes

The Samsung WB380F has a greater number of white balance modes than most compact camera digital cameras that came out more than a year ago. This camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most frequently found white balance mode found on comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for more than a year. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Fluorescent", "Fluorescent H", "Fluorescent L" and "Tungsten" are also found on this Samsung camera.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Samsung WB380F has a higher still image resolution than most digital cameras of this age and type. This digital camera has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution, whereas most cameras of a similar age and type to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution. In addition, this camera have still image resolutions of 4608 x 3072, 4608 x 2592, 3648 x 2736, 2592 x 1944, 1984 x 1488 and 1920 x 1080 and 1024 x 768. Across all compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the WB380F the best still image resolution is 5152 x 3864 and the worst is 640 x 360.

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Features Five Flash Modes

The Samsung WB380F has a greater number of flash modes than most digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. This camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most frequently featured flash mode featured on digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the WB380F. The flash modes "Fill-in", "Flash off", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Samsung digital camera.

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Very Low Minimum Hard Disk Space Requirement

At only 250 megabytes, the Samsung WB380F has a quite low minimum hard disk space requirement compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the WB380F. The average minimum hard disk space requirement of digital cameras that were released one year ago is 750MB.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Samsung WB380F is 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.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution is actually the best video resolution amongst all digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the WB380F.

The worst video resolution across similar types of camera is 1280 x 720 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Samsung WB380F supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels digital camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by compact camera digital cameras that came out more than a year ago. 1280 x 720 pixels is also supported by this camera. In addition, this digital camera supports a video resolution of 640 x 480 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.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution is actually the best supported video resolution across all similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the WB380F.

A 640 x 480 pixels video resolution is the worst supported video resolution amongst similar types of camera.

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Has Four Light Exposure Modes

The Samsung WB380F has a greater number of light exposure modes than most compact camera digital cameras that came out around the same time as it. This digital camera has an Auto light exposure mode, which is the most frequently found light exposure mode found on compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than a year. The light exposure modes "Aperture priority AE", "Manual" and "Shutter priority AE" are also found on this camera.

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Has Five Shooting Modes

The Samsung WB380F has a greater number of shooting modes than most compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to it. This Samsung camera has an Auto shooting mode, which is the most frequently found shooting mode found on compact camera digital cameras that came out more than a year ago. The shooting modes "Aperture priority", "Manual", "Program" and "Shutter priority" are also found on this camera.

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Supports Two Camera File Systems

The number of camera file systems supported by the Samsung WB380F is more than most digital cameras of a similar age and spec to it. The most commonly supported camera file system is Exif 2.3, but this camera file system is not supported by this camera. The camera file systems DCF and Exif 2.21 are also supported by this digital camera.

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310 Shots Per Battery Charge

Most cameras of this type and age take between 185 and 399 shots per battery charge, including the Samsung WB380F which takes 310 shots per battery charge.

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Very Short Flash Recharging Time

At only 4 seconds, the Samsung WB380F has a quite short flash recharging time compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the WB380F. The flash recharging times of similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the WB380F range from 4s to 10s, and the average flash recharging time is 9.3s.

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± 2EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

This camera has a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is the most commonly found light exposure correction on digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Supports One Image Format

The Samsung WB380F has a greater number of supported image formats than most compact camera digital cameras that came out more than a year ago. This digital camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the WB380F.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture

Cameras that have been available for a similar time to the WB380F have minimum apertures of between 1.7 and 3.9, and the average minimum aperture is 3.1. At only 2.8, the Samsung WB380F has a fairly small minimum aperture compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were released one year ago.

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Very Small Minimum ISO Speed

The smallest minimum ISO speed of digital cameras of a similar type and age to the WB380F is 80 and the biggest is 130. With a minimum ISO speed of only 80, the Samsung WB380F has one of the smaller minimum ISO speed amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length

With a minimum focal length of only 23 millimeters, the Samsung WB380F has a fairly short minimum focal length compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the WB380F. The average minimum focal length of compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the WB380F is 24mm, and the minimum focal lengths range from 3.1mm to 38mm.

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10 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The Samsung WB380F does not have a built-in flash, although this is within the context that most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the WB380F also do not have a built-in flash.

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Does Not Have a GPS

Most digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the WB380F do not have a GPS. The Samsung WB380F is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras with a GPS and we think the SX710 HS (£249.00), or the IXUS 275 HS (£214.99) both from Canon or the Sony DSC-HX90V (£295.00) which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Video Recording

Like most of the other cameras that have been around for around the same time as the WB380F, the Samsung WB380F does not support video recording.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with a video recording and we think the Sony DSC-HX90V (£295.00), the Nikon Coolpix S7000 (£149.00), or the Canon IXUS 275 HS (£214.99) which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Not Waterproof

The Samsung WB380F is not waterproof. Most of the other cameras of this type and age are also not waterproof.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other cameras of this spec and age, the Samsung WB380F is not 3D compatible.

Cameras which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70 (£250.67) which is also higher rated.

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Very Small Extra / Smart Zoom

The Samsung WB380F has a fairly small extra / smart zoom (only 2 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to the WB380F. The smallest extra / smart zoom of compact camera digital cameras that were released one year ago is 2x, the biggest is 60x, and the average extra / smart zoom is 36x.

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Very Small Internal Memory

At only 9.5 megabytes, the Samsung WB380F has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other cameras of this age and spec. The internal memory of comparable spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as the WB380F range from 8MB to 480MB.

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Quite Low Maximum Playback Zoom

The Samsung WB380F has a quite low maximum playback zoom (only 9.4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the WB380F. Compact camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the WB380F have maximum playback zooms of between 8x and 16x, and the average maximum playback zoom is 10x.

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Very Short Maximum Battery Life

The average maximum battery life of digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the WB380F is 3.9h, and the maximum battery lives range from 2.6h to 5h. With a maximum battery life of only 2.6 hours, the Samsung WB380F has one of the shorter maximum battery lives amongst comparable spec digital cameras of this age.

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Quite Big Maximum Aperture

The average maximum aperture of cameras of a similar age and spec to the WB380F is 6.8. The Samsung WB380F has one of the bigger maximum apertures (only 5.9) amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Samsung WB380F

Released Over a Year Ago

Samsung released the WB380F over a year ago.

Average Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of 16.3 megapixels, the Samsung WB380F has a pretty average megapixel count compared to most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to the WB380F.

If you are looking for a digital camera with a higher megapixel count then you might also want to consider the DSC-HX90 (£249.99) (18.2MP and higher rated), the DSC-WX500 (£239.00) (18.2MP and higher rated), or the DSC-HX90V (£295.00) (18.2MP and higher rated) all from Sony.

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Average Weight

The Samsung WB380F has a pretty standard weight (216 grams) compared to most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to the WB380F.

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MOS Sensor Type

The Samsung WB380F 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.

Other cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available that you might also want to look at include the Nikon Coolpix S9900 (£223.60) which has better reviews.

If you want a camera with a better sensor type then you might want to consider the Canon IXUS 170 (£116.23) (CCD and higher rated).

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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 Stabilizer
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Extra / Smart Zoom
Focusing
Auto Focus
Auto Focus Assist Beam
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range
Manual Focusing Range
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Manual Focusing Range
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
Flash
Flash Mode
Tele Flash Range
Flash Recharging Time
Flash Range
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Format
Analog Signal Format
Video Resolution
Resolution and Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Format
Memory
Memory Card
Internal Memory
Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Resolution
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
USB Version
Headphone Out Port
Camera
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Self-Timer
Histogram
Maximum Playback Zoom
Image Editing Mode
Camera File System
Live View
Tripod Mount
Multi Burst Mode
Playback Mode
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Maximum Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Shot Per Battery Charge
Battery Voltage
Battery Recharge Time
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Operating System/software
System Requirements
Mac Operating System
Windows Operating System
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
AC Adapter Included
Included Cable
Battery Included
Quick Start Guide
Included Wrist Strap
Technical Details
Built-In Speaker
Self-Timer
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Near Field Communication
Wireless LAN Type
Certificates
Other Features
Special Features

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers wb380f, samnsung wb380, samnsung wb380f, samnsung ecwb380, samnsung ecwb380f, samnsung ecwb380fb, samnsung ecwb380fbp, samnsung ecwb380fbpe, samnsung ecwb380fbpeu, samnsung ecwb380fbpeus
Barcodes 00887276088631, 08806086160858, 08806086624879, 08806086626736, 08806086851459, 08806086854900, 08806086924887

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