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Samsung SAMSUNG WB100
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Samsung SAMSUNG WB100 Digital Camera

16.2MP 26x CCD Apr 2013
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
Take Your Vision Much Further And Clearer 26x Optical Zoom, Dual IS (OIS + DIS) Bring intimate details much closer with a 26x Optical Zoom. Get the perfect close-up of your closest friends,... More
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22 Reasons For

Samsung Has Good Digital Camera Reviews

Samsung has good average reviews for its compact cameras as well as across its entire digital camera range compared to other brands.

Good Quality Lens

One customer who purchased it considered that it had a good zoom. Expert review site Pinoytechblog.com wrote “A 16.2 megapixel super-zoom camera that provides an impressive 26x of zoom, costs Php9,990” in their Samsung SAMSUNG WB100 review.

Very Big Normal Focusing Range (tele)

Cameras of this spec and age have normal focusing ranges (tele) of between 0.2m and 3.5m. When compared to other compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the SAMSUNG WB100, the normal focusing range (tele) of the Samsung SAMSUNG WB100 of 3.5 meters is one of the biggest.

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Quite Big Normal Focusing Range (wide)

Compact cameras that have been around for more than two years have normal focusing ranges (wide) of between 0.01m and 0.8m. At 0.8 meters, the Samsung SAMSUNG WB100 has a fairly big normal focusing range (wide) compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the SAMSUNG WB100.

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CCD Sensor Type

This camera has a CCD sensor type, which is typical of many compact cameras that were launched more than two years ago. 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.

Alternative cameras that have a CCD sensor currently available that you might also want to look at include the Samsung 90[plb_1216_price], the Nikon 28[plb_1877145_price], or the Olympus VR-350[plb_1835931_price] which has better reviews.

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Quite Big Optical Zoom

When compared to other compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the SAMSUNG WB100 that we have checked, the SAMSUNG WB100's optical zoom of 26 times zoom factor is one of the biggest. The average optical zoom of digital cameras of this age and spec is 9.3x, and the optical zooms range from 0.17x to 63x.

Cameras with a bigger optical zoom that might be worth considering include the Sony DSC-HX60[plb_2166574_price] (30x), the Nikon Coolpix S9700[plb_2173237_price] (30x), or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ61[plb_2226969_price] (30x) which also has a higher rating.

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Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The SAMSUNG WB100 supports video capability. Most of the other digital cameras that have been around for more than two years do not support video capability.

There are a number of other digital cameras which support video capability currently available which you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Nikon D300s[plb_994_price], the Sony DSC-HX20B[plb_1543754_price], or the Fujifilm FinePix JX500[plb_1672380_price].

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Quite Big Digital Zoom

The digital zooms of compact cameras that were launched more than two years ago range from 1x to 810x. At 5 times zoom factor, the Samsung SAMSUNG WB100 has a quite big digital zoom compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that were released more than two years ago.

We compared this camera to all the other 5x digital zoom cameras and we think because of it's better review score, the SAMSUNG ST96[pl_1338363_price], the ST100[pl_1426104_price], and the PL80[pl_1412394_price] all from Samsung is also worth considering.

If this camera digital zoom is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the A1455[pl_1772760_price] (5.7x), the C1033[pl_1772798_price] (5.7x), or the C1233[pl_1772801_price] (5.7x) all from GE which also has a higher rating.

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Quite High Megapixel

The SAMSUNG WB100 has a fairly high megapixel (16.2 megapixels) compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been around for more than two years. The average megapixel of compact cameras that are a similar age to the SAMSUNG WB100 is 14MP.

Alternative 16.2MP cameras currently available which you might want to consider include the Samsung SAMSUNG WB850F[plb_1413690_price], or the Sony DSC-WX10B[plb_595125_price] which has better reviews.

Digital cameras with a higher megapixel that might also be worth looking at include the SAMSUNG MV900F[pl_1519008_price] (16.3MP), the Galaxy Camera EK-GC110[pl_2083466_price] (16.3MP), or the GC100[pl_2600424_price] (16.3MP) all from Samsung which is also higher rated.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Samsung SAMSUNG WB100 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age also have an image stabilizer.

Alternative cameras with an image stabilizer currently available which you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], the GE C1233[plb_1772801_price], or the Olympus VR-370[plb_1721828_price].

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The SAMSUNG WB100 has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras that have been around for more than two years also have a built-in flash.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras with a built-in flash and we think because of it's better review score, the Nikon D300s[plb_994_price], the GE J1455[plb_1773004_price], and the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ36[plb_1725803_price] is also worth considering.

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Four Number of Batteries Supporteds

The SAMSUNG WB100 has more number of batteries supporteds than most of the compact cameras that were launched more than two years ago. Most of the compact cameras that were released more than two years ago only have between one and three number of batteries supporteds, however this camera has four number of batteries supporteds.

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Features Five Flash Modess

The number of flash modes featured on the SAMSUNG WB100 is more than most digital cameras of this type and age. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The flash modess "Fill-in", "Flash off", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Samsung camera.

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Quite Large Maximum Memory Card Size

The maximum memory card sizes of cameras of this age and type range from 1GB to 130GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 29GB. At 64 gigabytes, the SAMSUNG WB100 has a quite large maximum memory card size compared to most of the other compact cameras that are a comparable age to the SAMSUNG WB100.

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Has Seven White Balances

The number of white balance modes found on the Samsung SAMSUNG WB100 is more than most digital cameras of a similar spec and age to it. This digital camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on digital cameras of a similar type and age to the SAMSUNG WB100. The white balances "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Fluorescent H", "Fluorescent L" and "Tungsten" are also found on this camera.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution(s)

The SAMSUNG WB100 has a higher still image resolution than most compact cameras that have been around for a similar time to it. This Samsung camera has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s), whereas most digital cameras of a similar spec and age to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this camera have still image resolution(s)s of 1024 x 768, 1920 x 1080, 1984 x 1488, 2592 x 1944, 2832 x 2832, 3648 x 2736 and 4608 x 2592 and 4608 x 3072. Cameras of a comparable spec and age to the SAMSUNG WB100 still image resolution(s)s range from 384 x 480 to 5152 x 3864.

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Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The SAMSUNG WB100 has a greater number of supported image formats than most digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. The most commonly supported image formats supported is JPG, but this image formats supported is not supported by this camera. The image formats supporteds EXIF and JPEG XR are also supported by this Samsung digital camera.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolutions

The highest video resolution supported by the SAMSUNG WB100 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by cameras that were released around the same time as the SAMSUNG WB100. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this Samsung camera. This Samsung digital camera also supports a video resolutions of 320 x 240 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). Across all digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the SAMSUNG WB100 the video resolution ranges from 320 x 240 pixels to 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many compact cameras that are a comparable age to it.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is the most frequently found focus adjustment on compact cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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Quite Small ISO Sensitivity (min)

Compact cameras that are a similar age to the SAMSUNG WB100 have ISO sensitivity (min)s of between 10 and 200. The SAMSUNG WB100 has a fairly small ISO sensitivity (min) (only 80) compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the SAMSUNG WB100.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The SAMSUNG WB100 has a very short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) (only 22.3 millimeters) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and type. The average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of compact cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the SAMSUNG WB100 is 26mm.

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9 Reasons Against

Poor Expert Reviews

Based on two expert reviews from sites including Chip.de and parentesis.com the average expert rating of this camera is 61 out of 100. That puts this Samsung camera in the bottom 14% of all the digital cameras of a comparable spec and age.

Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Samsung SAMSUNG WB100 does not support Full HD video. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec also do not support Full HD video.

Alternative cameras which also support Full HD video that you might also want to look at include the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], the Olympus XZ-2[plb_1716567_price], or the Canon 115 HS[plb_1526810_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Samsung SAMSUNG WB100 does not support wi-Fi, although keep in mind that most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the SAMSUNG WB100 also do not support wi-Fi.

Other cameras which also support wi-Fi that you might also want to consider include the Samsung ST200[plb_378406_price], the Canon IXUS 265 HS[plb_2110773_price], or the Sony DSC-WX300[plb_1621847_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D

The SAMSUNG WB100 is not 3D. Most of the other digital cameras that came out around the same time as the SAMSUNG WB100 are also not 3D.

Cameras which are 3D that might be worth considering include the Olympus VR-360[plb_362476_price], the Samsung ST200[plb_378406_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ41[plb_2149949_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to the SAMSUNG WB100, the Samsung SAMSUNG WB100 does not have a GPS (satellite).

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with a GPS (satellite) and we think the Canon IXUS 140[plb_1561326_price], the Sony DSC-HX10[plb_1543755_price], or the Panasonic DMC-TS5[plb_1900903_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to the SAMSUNG WB100, the SAMSUNG WB100 is not waterproof.

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Heavy

When compared to other digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the SAMSUNG WB100 that we have assessed, the Samsung SAMSUNG WB100's weight of 403 grams is one of the heaviest. Across all the digital cameras of this type and age the weights range from 20g to 840g.

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Only Supports One Audio Formats Supported

The number of audio formats supported by the SAMSUNG WB100 is more than most digital cameras of a comparable type and age to it. The most frequently supported audio formats supported is WAV, but this audio formats supported is not supported by this digital camera. The audio formats supporteds AAC are also supported by this Samsung digital camera.

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Fairly Big Minimum RAM

The average minimum RAM of comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to the SAMSUNG WB100 is 380MB. With a minimum RAM of 512 megabytes, the SAMSUNG WB100 has a fairly big minimum RAM compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung SAMSUNG WB100

Released Over Three Years Ago

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

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the SAMSUNG WB100 has a pretty standard display diagonal compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been available for a similar time to the SAMSUNG WB100.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 3" screen digital cameras currently available including the Nikon D300s[plb_994_price], the Panasonic DMC-FX90[plb_1291987_price], or the Canon PowerShot ELPH 115 HS[plb_796910_price] which has better reviews.

Cameras with a larger display diagonal that might be worth considering include the Canon IXUS 1100[plb_1504251_price] (3.2"), or the Samsung SAMSUNG MV900F[plb_1519008_price] (3.3") which is also higher rated.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Total Megapixels
Supported Aspect Ratios
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focusing
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
Auto Mode Focusing Range (wide)
Super Macro Focusing Range
Focus Adjustment
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Auto Mode Focusing Range (tele)
Focus
Normal Focusing Range (wide)
Normal Focusing Range (tele)
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Recharging Time
Flash Range (wide)
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Voice Recording
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Internal Memory
Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Display Resolution (numeric)
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
DC-In Jack
Camera
White Balance
Self-Timer Delay
Scene Modes
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
System Requirements
Minimum Processor
Minimum RAM
Minimum Hard Disk Space
Packaging Content
Batteries Included
Networking
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Video Capability
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
Interface

Expert Reviews

(6)
17 November 2012

I've recently had the opportunity to test out Samsung's WB100, a 16.2 megapixel super-zoom camera that provides an impressive 26x of zoom, costs Php9,990 and is available in black and red.Out of... Read more…

21 July 2014

Aparat z matryc? 14,5 Mp, wy?wietlaczem 3 cala i zoomem optycznym 5x. Oprócz zdj?? umo?liwia te? rejestracj? wideo w maksymalnej rozdzielczo?ci 1280 x 720 pikseli.OpisSpecyfikacja i wyniki Zobacz...

WiFi enabled
Easy sharing of photos and videos
Social networkfriendly
Range of effects on offer
Programmed photo editor
Unresponsive touchscreen
Bottomline
If you like uploading photos on your social networking site, you can never go wrong with the Samsung S 100
The S 100's low-light photos are not good and its performance can be slow
Also, wireless uploads are limited to 2-megapixel photos and 30-second low-res movie clips
16 October 2009

Av Dietmar Heinrich Samsung WB100 är en ultrakompakt kamera som trots sitt lilla format, även erbjuder fullständiga manuella fotograferingslägen. Det var dock två andra saker jag reagerade... Read more…

3 February 2013

Si estás buscando una cámara práctica para tus viajes o reuniones, que sea fácil de usar y tengan buenas características físicas, esta WB100 puede ser una buena opción...

16 March 2013

Die Samsung WB100 ermöglicht Fotoaufnahmen mit bis zu 16,2 Megapixeln, Videos sind in HD 720p (30 fps) möglich. Die interne Speicherkapazität (52 Megabyte) kann mittels SD-, SDHC- oder... Read more…

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User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 18 July 2015 by David Aston
(Verified Purchase)

Works just as I want it to . Will recommend it to anyone...

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ecwb100, samsung ecwb100z, samsung ecwb100zb, samsung ecwb100zba, samsung ecwb100zbar, samsung ecwb100zbaru, samsung ecwb100zbarus
Barcodes 00044701017332, 00044701017349, 08806085101005, 08806085153011, 08806085157439, 08806085172043

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