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Samsung SAMSUNG WB850F
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Samsung SAMSUNG WB850F Digital Camera

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16.2MP 21x CMOS Aug 2012
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42 Reasons For

Four Industry Awards

This compact camera digital camera has received four awards from experts in digital cameras.

This camera received a "Recommended" from Ephotozine, PhotographyBlog.com and Digitaltrends.com all of whom decided that this digital camera was good.

One additional expert review site thought that this Samsung camera was good. This digital camera received a "Top 10" award from Pcworld.com_techhive.com.

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Expert Reviews Are Average

Based on twenty-nine expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com and Ephotozine this compact camera digital camera has an average expert rating of 78%.

Good Quality Lens

Several Samsung SAMSUNG WB850F reviewers who bought this digital camera concluded that it had a good zoom. Trustedreviews.com said on expert website Trusted Reviews “This essentially means that, as well as offering a long zoom range” in their review of the Samsung SAMSUNG WB850F. Expert review site T3.com scored the Samsung SAMSUNG WB850F 80 out of 100 and said “The 16 megapixel Samsung WB850F, in topping its long zoom or ‘travel zoom' range, would seem to have it all” in their review. T3.com also said “On board are a 21x optical zoom, GPS image tag”.

One customer mentioned that it had a good image stabiliser. Macworld.com.au wrote five years ago “Its stabilisation system became less effective at the telephoto end of the zoom—which is precisely where a user needs it mo” and rated it 70 out of 100.

One Samsung SAMSUNG WB850F owner mentioned in their reviews that it had a good lens. Reviewed.com mentioned “Sharp lens”.

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Good Size

A few customers who reviewed the product agreed that it was compact. Cnet.com scored it 70 out of 100 and mentioned on expert review site CNET.com “There are certainly plenty of compact megazooms to pick from these days.” in their review. Five years ago expert website Pcmag.com wrote “The Samsung WB850F ($379.95 list) is a compact superzoom with a wider than normal 21x zoom lens” in their review of this digital camera. Pcmag.com also mentioned “The Samsung WB850F is a compact superzoom camera with a wider-than-average lens, GPS”.

Some customers who reviewed the Samsung SAMSUNG WB850F agreed that it was a good weight. Expert website Stuff.tv mentioned in their review “37AM Samsung's WB850F is about the same price, size and weight as the superb Sony HX20V.” .

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Good Connectivity

A few Samsung SAMSUNG WB850F owners concluded that it was wifi compatible. Five years ago Pcmag.com said on expert website PC Mag “Has one of the more refined Wi-Fi implementations out there” and gave the product a rating of 70 out of 100. Whatdigitalcamera.com said in their review “The model features built-in WiFi functionality for sharing” and scored it 4 stars. Trustedreviews.com mentioned on expert review site Trusted Reviews five years ago “The camera has its own built-in Wi-Fi functionality that allows you to”.

One Samsung SAMSUNG WB850F owner who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it had gps. Cnet.co.uk wrote five years ago “If you want an all-round traveller's camera, you need a long zoom, decent resolution and built-in GPS” and gave this digital camera a rating of 4 stars.

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Good Screen / Viewfinder

Some people wrote in their reviews that this digital camera had a good screen. Pcmag.com mentioned “It sports a crisp OLED display, geotags your images thanks to GPS” in their review of this digital camera. Expert review site Digitalversus.com wrote “A sleek AMOLED screen and more” in their Samsung SAMSUNG WB850F review. Reviewed.com wrote in their review of the Samsung SAMSUNG WB850F “Impressive AMOLED screen”.

Easy to Use

A few people who purchased it mentioned that it had a good interface. Digitalversus.com mentioned in their review on expert website Digital Versus “A pleasant interface”. One Samsung SAMSUNG WB850F reviewer wrote in their reviews that the product was easy to handle.

One Samsung SAMSUNG WB850F owner who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it was easy to use. Reviewed.com scored the product 4 stars and wrote in their review of this digital camera “Good viewing angles, nice to use”.

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Good Quality Pictures

Two Samsung SAMSUNG WB850F reviewers said in their reviews that this digital camera was able to produce good images. Techradar.com wrote “The 16.2MP Samsung WB850F is part of Samsung's Smart Camera range of compact cameras that have built-in Wi-Fi to enable images to be shared direct from the camera” in their review of the Samsung SAMSUNG WB850F and gave it a rating of 4 stars.

One person who reviewed this digital camera thought it had a good picture resolution.

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Nice Design

One customer who purchased the product concluded that it was a good design. Five years ago Reviewed.com mentioned in their review “Good materials, pleasant design and handling”. One Samsung SAMSUNG WB850F reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it was good looking. Reviewed.com gave the product a rating of 4 stars and mentioned “Stylish, clear interface”.

Good Brand

On average Samsung compact cameras have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all cameras produced by Samsung.

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Reasonably Priced

One customer who bought this digital camera thought it was good value for money. Ephotozine.com wrote “It is currently available for around £215.00, which represents decent value for money” and gave the Samsung SAMSUNG WB850F a score of 80 out of 100.

Good Product Quality

One Samsung SAMSUNG WB850F owner wrote in their reviews that it was good quality. Digitaltrends.com gave it a rating of 4 stars and mentioned in their review “Image quality is good.”.

Good Support

One Samsung SAMSUNG WB850F owner said that it had good technical guidance. Expert review site Photographyblog.com wrote in their review of this digital camera five years ago “The WB850 offers a wide-angle 21x zoom lens, 16.2 megapixels, Full 1080p video recording, 3 inch AMOLED screen, built-in wi-fi and GPS, plus full manual controls” .

Good Battery Life

One customer reckoned that the Samsung SAMSUNG WB850F had a good battery life. Expert review site Ephotozine.com said “We did find the battery ran out quickly when” in their Samsung SAMSUNG WB850F review.

Good Video Capture

One person who reviewed it concluded that it was good for video recording.

Very Big Normal Focusing Range (tele)

Across all the cameras of a similar spec and age to the SAMSUNG WB850F the normal focusing range (tele)s range from 0.2m to 3.5m. When compared to other compact cameras that are a comparable age to the SAMSUNG WB850F, the Samsung SAMSUNG WB850F's normal focusing range (tele) of 3.5 meters is one of the biggest.

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Quite Big Normal Focusing Range (wide)

With a normal focusing range (wide) of 0.8 meters, the Samsung SAMSUNG WB850F has one of the bigger normal focusing range (wide)s amongst compact cameras of this age. The average normal focusing range (wide) of compact cameras that are a similar age to the SAMSUNG WB850F is 0.43m, and the normal focusing range (wide)s range from 0.01m to 0.8m.

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Has a GPS (satellite)

has a GPS (satellite)

The Samsung SAMSUNG WB850F has a GPS (satellite), which is unusual. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the SAMSUNG WB850F do not have a GPS (satellite).

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative digital cameras with a GPS (satellite) currently available including the Sony DSC-HX100V[plb_613234_price], or the Canon PowerShot SX230 HS[plb_1143510_price] which has better reviews.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Samsung SAMSUNG WB850F supports wi-Fi, unlike most of the other compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as the SAMSUNG WB850F which do not support wi-Fi.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory cards on compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available including the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price] which has better reviews.

If the memory card type of this compact camera digital camera is too bad for you then you might want to look at the Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F[plb_1682907_price] (SDHC|SDXC) which also has a higher rating.

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Fairly Big Optical Zoom

Across all the similar spec cameras that have been around for more than two years the optical zooms range from 0.17x to 50x. With an optical zoom of 21 times zoom factor, the SAMSUNG WB850F has one of the bigger optical zooms amongst compact cameras of this age.

If you want a bigger optical zoom then you might want to consider the Nikon Coolpix S9700[plb_2173237_price] (30x) which also has a higher rating.

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Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The SAMSUNG WB850F supports video capability, which is unusual. Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the SAMSUNG WB850F do not support video capability.

We compared all the other cameras which support video capability to this camera and we think the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], and the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS[plb_1206_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Quite High Megapixel

With a megapixel of 16.2 megapixels, the SAMSUNG WB850F has one of the higher megapixels amongst compact cameras of this age. The megapixels of digital cameras of this age and type range from 0.3MP to 46MP.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 16.2MP digital cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Sony DSC-HX100V[plb_613234_price].

If this camera megapixel is not high enough for you then you might also want to look at the Samsung GC100[plb_2600424_price] (16.3MP and higher rated), the Fujifilm X100T[plb_3180325_price] (16.3MP and higher rated), or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40[plb_2046319_price] (18.1MP and higher rated).

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The SAMSUNG WB850F has an image stabilizer. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the SAMSUNG WB850F also have an image stabilizer.

We compared all the other cameras with an image stabilizer to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], and the Samsung SAMSUNG EX2F[plb_1609335_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The SAMSUNG WB850F has a built-in flash, as do most of the other compact cameras that are a comparable age to the SAMSUNG WB850F.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other cameras with a built-in flash currently available including because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], or the Canon 500[plb_1539093_price].

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Quite Large Maximum Memory Card Size

The average maximum memory card size of digital cameras of this age and spec is 29GB. At 64 gigabytes, the SAMSUNG WB850F has a quite large maximum memory card size compared to most of the other cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the SAMSUNG WB850F.

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Has Seven White Balances

The SAMSUNG WB850F has a greater number of white balance modes than most digital cameras that are a similar age to it. This Samsung digital camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on similar spec cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the SAMSUNG WB850F. 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 WB850F has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most compact cameras that have been available for a similar time to it. 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. The best still image resolution of all cameras of this type and age is 5152 x 3864 and the worst is 640 x 360.

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Fairly Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The shortest maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the SAMSUNG WB850F is 18mm, the longest is 1,000mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 250mm. With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 483 millimeters, the SAMSUNG WB850F has a fairly long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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2 USB Version

This digital camera supports a 2 USB version, which is the most commonly supported USB version on compact cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

The highest video resolution supported by the SAMSUNG WB850F 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 type and age. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this camera. This Samsung camera also supports a video resolutions of 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.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolutions is in fact the best supported video resolution across all compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the SAMSUNG WB850F.

The worst supported video resolution across comparable types of camera is 320 x 240 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The Samsung SAMSUNG WB850F has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most common maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

This digital camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best video resolution amongst all cameras that have been available for a similar time to the SAMSUNG WB850F.

A 320 x 240 pixels maximum video resolution is the worst video resolution amongst similar types of digital camera.

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Has Four Light Exposure Modess

The number of light exposure modes found on the SAMSUNG WB850F is more than most cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it. This Samsung digital camera has an Auto light exposure modes, which is the most commonly found light exposure modes found on compact cameras that are a comparable age to the SAMSUNG WB850F. The light exposure modess "Aperture priority AE", "Manual" and "Shutter priority AE" are also found on this camera.

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Quite High Display Resolution (numeric)

The lowest display resolution (numeric) of comparable spec digital cameras that came out more than two years ago is 1 pixels and the highest is 16,000,000 pixels. The SAMSUNG WB850F has one of the higher display resolution (numeric)s (614,000 pixels) amongst compact cameras of this age.

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Fairly Many Total Megapixels

The Samsung SAMSUNG WB850F has one of the more total megapixelss (16.8 megapixels) amongst compact cameras of this age. Across all the comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the SAMSUNG WB850F the total megapixelss range from 10MP to 48MP, and the average total megapixels is 16MP.

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AMOLED Display

The Samsung SAMSUNG WB850F has an AMOLED display which is better than most comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it. Most comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to it have an LCD display. AMOLED are a type of OLED displays and have the same attributes as OLED displays and are far superior to LED TFT displays.

An AMOLED display is actually the best display amongst all cameras of a comparable age and type to the SAMSUNG WB850F.

The worst display across comparable types of digital camera is LCD.

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Quite Long Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

The slowest camera shutter speeds of compact cameras that came out more than two years ago range from 0.12s to 250s. The SAMSUNG WB850F has a quite long slowest camera shutter speed (16 seconds) compared to most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

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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 the most commonly found maximum image resolution on cameras of this spec and age.

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Features Five Auto Focusing (AF) Modess

The number of auto focusing (AF) modes featured on the Samsung SAMSUNG WB850F is more than most similar spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as it. This Samsung digital camera features a Face detection auto focusing (AF) modes, which is the most commonly featured auto focusing (AF) modes featured on digital cameras of this spec and age. The auto focusing (AF) modess "Centre weighted Auto Focus", "Multi Point Auto Focus", "Selective Auto Focus" and "Tracking Auto Focus" are also featured on this Samsung camera.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This digital camera has an Auto/Manual focus adjustment, which is typical of many digital cameras of this age and spec.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

At only 2.8, the SAMSUNG WB850F has a quite small minimum aperture number compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to the SAMSUNG WB850F. Across all the compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the SAMSUNG WB850F the minimum aperture numbers range from 1.3 to 22.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The shortest minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of digital cameras of this type and age is 5mm, the longest is 39mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 26mm. At only 23 millimeters, the Samsung SAMSUNG WB850F has a very short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the SAMSUNG WB850F.

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13 Reasons Against

Inferior Technical Features

Several Samsung SAMSUNG WB850F reviewers who reviewed the Samsung SAMSUNG WB850F said that it did not have good features. Expert website Stuff.tv mentioned in their Samsung SAMSUNG WB850F review “Buy it for the features and you'll be disappointed” . Reviewed.com said in their Samsung SAMSUNG WB850F review “Some frustrating features of GPS (maps to download)” but despite that they gave this digital camera a score of 4 stars.

Does Not Support Full HD Video

Most digital cameras of this spec and age do not support Full HD video. The SAMSUNG WB850F is no exception to this as it too does not support Full HD video.

Other cameras which also support Full HD video that you might also want to look at include the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], or the Canon IXUS 230 HS[plb_1504252_price] which is also higher rated.

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Not 3D

The Samsung SAMSUNG WB850F is not 3D. Most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age are also not 3D.

If you would prefer a digital camera that is 3D then you might want to consider the DSC-HX100V[pl_613234_price], or the DSC-WX200[pl_1609944_price] both from Sony which also has a higher rating.

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Not Waterproof

The Samsung SAMSUNG WB850F is not waterproof, although keep in mind that most of the other compact cameras that are a comparable age to the SAMSUNG WB850F are also not waterproof.

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Heavy

With a weight of 232 grams, the SAMSUNG WB850F is one of the heavier compact cameras that are a similar age to the SAMSUNG WB850F amongst compact cameras of this age. Across all the compact cameras that are a similar age to the SAMSUNG WB850F the weights range from 20g to 840g, and the average weight is 170g.

If you are not worried about having a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Fujifilm FinePix F770EXR[plb_383572_price] (213g).

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Quite Small Extra/Smart Zoom

The smallest extra/Smart zoom of compact cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the SAMSUNG WB850F is 1.3x and the biggest is 220x. The SAMSUNG WB850F has a fairly small extra/Smart zoom (only 1.33 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that were released around the same time as the SAMSUNG WB850F.

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Only Features Five Flash Modess

The number of flash modes featured on the Samsung SAMSUNG WB850F is more than most digital cameras of a similar age and type to it. This digital camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the SAMSUNG WB850F. The flash modess "Fill-in", "Flash off", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Samsung digital camera.

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Only Has Two Photo Effectss

The SAMSUNG WB850F has a greater number of photo effects than most compact cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it. The most frequently found photo effects is Black&White, but this photo effects is not found on this Samsung camera. The photo effectss Neutral and Vivid are also found on this digital camera.

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Only Has Five Shooting Modess

The number of shooting modes found on the SAMSUNG WB850F is more than most compact cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This camera has an Auto shooting modes, which is the most frequently found shooting modes found on cameras of a similar age and type to the SAMSUNG WB850F. The shooting modess "Manual", "Movie", "Program" and "Scene" are also found on this Samsung camera.

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Only Features Three Light Meterings

The number of light metering modes featured on the SAMSUNG WB850F is more than most digital cameras of a similar spec and age to it. This digital camera features an Spot light metering, which is the most frequently featured light metering featured on cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The light meterings "Centre-weighted" and "Evaluative (Multi-pattern)" are also featured on this camera.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The number of supported image formats on the Samsung SAMSUNG WB850F is more than most similar spec cameras that were released around the same time as it. This camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly High Minimum Hard Disk Space

The SAMSUNG WB850F has one of the higher minimum hard disk spaces (750 megabytes) amongst compact cameras of this age. The lowest minimum hard disk space of compact cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the SAMSUNG WB850F is 25MB and the highest is 1.1GB.

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Quite Big Minimum RAM

The average minimum RAM of digital cameras that came out around the same time as the SAMSUNG WB850F is 380MB, and the minimum RAMs range from 64MB to 1.1GB. The SAMSUNG WB850F has one of the bigger minimum RAMs (512 megabytes) amongst compact cameras of this age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Samsung SAMSUNG WB850F

Released Over Four Years Ago

This digital camera has been on the market for over four years.

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the SAMSUNG WB850F has a fairly typical display diagonal compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been around for more than two years.

We compared all the other 3" screen digital cameras to this digital camera and we think the PowerShot SX220 HS[pl_1206_price], and the PowerShot A3300 IS[pl_66875_price] both from Canon which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a larger display diagonal then you might also want to look at the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77[plb_1836487_price] (3.5"), or the Samsung GC100[plb_2600424_price] (4.8") which also has a higher rating.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the SAMSUNG WB850F has a pretty typical digital zoom compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as the SAMSUNG WB850F.

We compared this digital camera to all the other 4x digital zoom cameras and we think because of it's better review score, the PowerShot SX220 HS[pl_1206_price], and the PowerShot A3300 IS[pl_66875_price] both from Canon is also worth considering.

If you are looking for a digital camera with a bigger digital zoom then you might want to consider the Canon 500[plb_1539093_price] (4.1x), or the Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F[plb_1682907_price] (5x) which also has a higher rating.

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MOS Sensor Type

The SAMSUNG WB850F has a MOS sensor type which is better than the CCD sensor type found on most digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

Alternative digital cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available which you might also want to consider include the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], or the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS[plb_1206_price] which has better reviews.

Digital cameras with a better sensor type that might also be worth looking at include the PowerShot A3300 IS[pl_66875_price] (CCD), the PowerShot A3200 IS[pl_1463972_price] (CCD), or the 500[pl_1539093_price] (CCD) all from Canon which also has a higher rating.

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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
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Extra/Smart Zoom
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
Manual Focusing Range (wide)
Manual Focusing Range (tele)
Focus Adjustment
Macro 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 Exposure Compensation
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
Audio System
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Display Resolution (numeric)
Display Resolution
Second Display
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Type
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
DC-In Jack
HDMI
USB Version
Camera
GPS (satellite)
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Calendar
Album Organization
Playback Zoom (max)
Image Editing
Camera File System
Camera Playback
Saturation Adjustment
Contrast Adjustment
Electronic Compass
Scene Modes
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
System Requirements
Mac Operating Systems Supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Mac Compatibility
Minimum Processor
Minimum RAM
Minimum Hard Disk Space
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Networking
Wi-Fi
Network Ready
Other Features
Video Capability
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Date Imprinting
Face Detection
Compatible Operating Systems
Night Mode
On/off Switch
Panorama
Minimum System Requirements
Lens System
USB 2.0 Connectors
Manual Exposure
Manual Focus
Trimming
Shutter Priority AE
Effective Megapixels (image)
Rotating

4 Awards

Digitaltrends.com Recommended Product Ephotozine Recommended pcworld.com_techhive.com Top 10 PhotographyBlog.com Recommended

Expert Reviews

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23 January 2013

The Samsung WB850F is a compact superzoom camera with a wider-than-average lens, GPS, and Wi-Fi, but its a little slow to start and shoot, and image quality suffers at higher ISO settings...

17 October 2012

The Samsung WB850F is 2.4 by 4.3 by 1 inch Pocket camera that weighs in about 8 ounces. has a 20x zoom20x shooter is very compact camera , that will easily fit into you bag and pocket. he WB850F... Read more…

15 September 2012

Samsung packs a lot (and we mean a lot ) into what is essentially an average point-and-shoot camera: Its specs are fine, and image quality is good, but not outstanding. But as we noted with the...

Digitaltrends.com

13 September 2012

That said, the WB850F did have a few shortcomings. It tended to lag (or even freeze up) when I switched between shooting modes, and its stabilisation system became less effective at the telephoto... Read more…

4 September 2012

In tune with an increase in quality of their notebooks, Samsung?s compact camera range has also seen improvements over the past two years. And while their mirrorless cameras (their NX-range) have... Read more…

23 August 2012

The Samsung WB850F scores really well for features, given its ample zoom lens as well as both GPS and Wi-Fi functionality. It is currently available for around £215.00, which represents decent...

Ephotozine

16 August 2012

The 16 megapixel, 21x optical zoom Samsung WB850F is a feature packed metal build pocket camera that offers just about all the must-have features one would want from a travel zoom compact in 2012...

PhotographyBlog.com

The feature-loaded, 21X-zoom Samsung WB850F is the best Wi-Fi camera we've reviewed, but a few usability hangups keep it from a higher ranking...

Pcworld.com_techhive.com

5 August 2012

Samsung ?s WB850F is about the same price, size and weight as the superb Sony HX20V, but attempts to trump our favourite all-rounder with the promise of Wi-Fi transfer, GPS tagging, mapping and... Read more…

3 August 2012

For snapshooters looking to enter the world of connected cameras, the 21x zoom Samsung WB850F is a good place to start...

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Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung wb850, samsung wb850f, samsung ecwb850, samsung wb850fb, samsung ecwb850f, samsung wb850fbp, samsung ecwb850fb, samsung wb850fbpb, samsung wb850fbpbu, samsung ecwb850fbp, samsung ecwb850fbpb, samsung wb850fbpbus, samsung ecwb850fbpbu, samsung ecwb850fbpbus
Barcodes 00044701016373, 08806071846729, 08806071847399, 08806071869322

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