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Samsung PL80

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Samsung PL80

£129.99
Samsung PL80
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A good spec and classic compact digital camera
Compact 12.4MP 5x Yes Nov 2010
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Samsung PL80 Review

With excellent reviews, we have ranked the Samsung PL80 number 522 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
9 Reviews
67
Features
Good Features
62
Age
7 Years Old
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

It has marvellous user reviews but average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 77%. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
Customers report it is easy to use.
This Samsung digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Average optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
Style and functionality that comes with the samsung pl80 will surpass any expectations you had in a compact digital camera. the slim casing packs in amazing features including 5x optical zoom and smart auto 2,0, which is a very useful device that automatically adjusts the camera settings to match the picture being taken. all there is to do is point and sh
Capture more of your life
Shake, rattle or stroll
When it comes to brightness, it's brilliant
High sensitivity ISO 3200
Just what you had in mind
Lost. and then found
Perfect portrait system
Only 4000 x 3000 pixels image resolution
Lower than average megapixels

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How Big is the Samsung PL80?

The Samsung PL80 is 96.8mm wide and 57.5mm tall. It is 20.2mm deep and weighs 110g.

Samsung PL80 front dimensions
Samsung PL80 size in context

Samsung PL80 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average Expert Reviews

Based on seven expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews and Pocket Lint the average expert rating of this Samsung camera is 66 out of 100.

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Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Three owners who reviewed it concluded that it was easy to use.

Samsung Has Very Good Digital Camera Reviews

Based on 9,508 owner and expert reviews (including 2,242 verified purchases), Samsung has very good ratings for its cameras. 94% of those that bought a Samsung digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Excellent Technical Features

Two owners wrote in their reviews that the product had good features.

Age

Released Over Seven Years Ago

Samsung released the PL80 in November 2010.

Features

Only 4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Samsung PL80 is 4000 x 3000 pixels. That's 25% lower image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all digital cameras the worst resolution is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Lower Than Average Megapixels

The Samsung PL80's sensor megapixels of only 12.4MP is in the lowest 23% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. Cameras have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Samsung PL80 of 5x is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 48% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 640 X 480 Pixels Video Resolution

The Samsung PL80 has a maximum video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels. That's 85% lower video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all cameras the worst resolution is 160 x 120 pixels and the best is 3840 x 3840 pixels. A video resolution of 640 x 480 is known as VGA.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Samsung PL80 has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Faster Than Average Camera Shutter Speed

The Samsung PL80's camera shutter speed of 0.125s is in the fastest 26% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Samsung PL80 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Very Light

The weights of cameras range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The Samsung PL80's weight of only 110g is lighter than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the lightest 9% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Samsung PL80 features contrast adjustment, unlike 83% of digital cameras which do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

Digital cameras have display diagonals of between 1" and 7.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The Samsung PL80's display diagonal of only 2.7" is smaller than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is smaller than 76% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low Display Resolution

The display resolution of the Samsung PL80 of only 230,000 pixels is in the lowest 29% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the digital cameras the display resolutions range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Samsung PL80 supports video capability, which is unusual. 67% of digital cameras do not support video capability.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Samsung PL80 of 5x is in the biggest 30% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the cameras the digital zooms range from 1x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 12x.

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Only 1024 X 768 Still Image Resolution

The Samsung PL80 supports a maximum still image resolution of 1024 x 768. That's 73% lower still image resolution than the most common resolution of 1712 x 1712. Across all digital cameras the worst resolution is 384 x 480 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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Features Album Organization

The Samsung PL80 features album organization, which is unusual. 95% of cameras do not feature album organization.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The Samsung PL80 features saturation adjustment, unlike 87% of cameras which do not feature saturation adjustment.

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Smaller Than Average Image Sensor Size

Cameras have image sensor sizes of between 0.25" and 1.5", and the average image sensor size is 0.47". The Samsung PL80's image sensor size of only 0.429" is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is smaller than 89% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung ecpl80zzbprgb

Barcodes:

08806386932858, 08806386940518

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