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Samsung EK-GC100 Digital Camera

Compact Camera 16.3MP 21x Oct 2012
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Samsung digital cameras have good reviews
Very large display diagonal
Supports Wi-Fi
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Samsung Digital Cameras Have Good Reviews

We checked 7,330 user and expert reviews (including 1,081 verified purchases) for Samsung digital cameras and found that on average Samsung has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Samsung has good reviews specifically within its medium megapixel digital cameras range. 92% of those that bought a Samsung digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


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Released Over Four Years Ago

This Samsung camera was released in April 2017.


Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The EK-GC100 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras of this type and age.

Alternative digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available that you might also want to look at include the Sony SLT-A35Y + DT 18-55mm + DT 55-200mm, the SeaLife DC1400 Pro Duo, or the GE A1455 which has better reviews.

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Weight

With a weight of 300 grams, the EK-GC100 has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to this digital camera.

We compared this digital camera to all the other 300g digital cameras and we think because of it's better review score, the X-E1 (£433.29), and the X-E2 (£479) both from Fujifilm or the Samsung Galaxy Camera EK-GC110 is also worth considering.

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Display

Very Large Display Diagonal

The EK-GC100 has one of the largest display diagonals (4.8 inches) amongst medium megapixel digital cameras of this age. Cameras of this spec and age have display diagonals of between 2" and 4.8".

We compared this digital camera to all the other 4.8" screen cameras and we think the Camera (£22.90), and the Galaxy Camera EK-GC110 both from Samsung which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a Touchscreen

The EK-GC100 has a touchscreen, which is unusual. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years do not have a touchscreen.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

The EK-GC100 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera also support Wi-Fi.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative digital cameras which support Wi-Fi currently available including the Samsung 200, or the Olympus PEN E-PL7 which has better reviews.

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Features Bluetooth

The EK-GC100 features bluetooth, unlike most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to this digital camera which do not feature bluetooth.

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Lens System

Fairly Big Optical Zoom

The optical zooms of digital cameras of this type and age range from 0.34x to 65x, and the average optical zoom is 14x. The Samsung EK-GC100 has one of the bigger optical zooms (21 times zoom factor) amongst medium megapixel digital cameras of this age.

Alternative 21x optical zoom cameras currently available which you might want to consider include the L120, or the 310 both from Nikon which has better reviews.

Digital cameras with a bigger optical zoom that might be worth considering include the Olympus Stylus SH-2 (£273.09) (24x) which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this digital camera is 26mm, and the minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 4.5mm to 40mm. With a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 23 millimeters, the EK-GC100 has a quite short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to this camera.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The EK-GC100 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative digital cameras with an image stabilizer currently available including the Nikon L120, or the GE J1455 which has better reviews.

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4608 X 3072 Still Image Resolution

The EK-GC100 has a 4608 x 3072 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most medium megapixel digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it. Most digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this camera have still image resolution(s) of 16M : 4608 x 3456, 14MP : 4608 x 3072, 12M W : 4608 x 2592, 10M : 3648 x 2736, 5M : 2592 x 1944, 3M : 1984 x 1488 and 2MW : 1920 x 1080 and 1M : 1024 x 768. Across all comparable spec cameras that have been available for a similar time to this digital camera the still image resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (worst) to 4928 x 3264 (best).

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Headphone Outputs

The EK-GC100 has a headphone outputs, as do most of the other digital cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The EK-GC100 does not have an HDMI, unlike most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to this camera which have an HDMI.

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Memory

Quite Big Internal Memory

Across all the medium megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera the internal memory range from 8MB to 8GB, and the average internal memory is 220MB. The internal memory of the EK-GC100 of 3,870 megabytes is one of the biggest amongst medium megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Video

1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the EK-GC100 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by cameras of this spec and age. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this Samsung digital camera. This camera also support video resolutions of 320 x 240 pixels and 768 x 512 pixels and 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 camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best supported video resolution amongst all cameras of this type and age.

The worst supported video resolution amongst similar types of camera is 320 x 120 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The EK-GC100 has 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.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution is actually the best video resolution across all comparable spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as this digital camera.

Across similar types of camera the worst video resolution is 640 x 480 pixels.

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