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Samsung WB1100F Digital Camera

Bridge Camera 16.2MP 35x Jul 2015
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Good quality pictures
Reasonably priced
Poor expert reviews
389 Reviews

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Features

Good Technical Features

Sixteen people who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it had good features. Myowntheater said two years ago “Love all the features help feature built haven't used the manual yet” and rated it 80 out of 100. Kmkc13 wrote on expert website Walmart.com “For the novice (such as myself), this camera has lots of great features that are easy to figure out” in their review of this digital camera. Kdavis102 said on expert website Walmart.com “The features, special filters” in their review of this digital camera and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars.


Price

Reasonably Priced

Twenty people said that the Samsung WB1100F was good value for money. Two years ago Mammam612 mentioned on expert review site Walmart.com “All in all it is a good camera for the price” and gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5. Kmkc13 gave this digital camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and said on expert review site Walmart.com “All in all a great camera at a great price!”. Yaee wrote “It works extremely well and it's at a nice price”.


Reviews

Poor Expert Reviews

Based on five expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Techradar and techradar.com/au/ this camera has an average expert rating of 63%. Camera experts don't rate this medium megapixel digital camera very highly.

User Reviews Are Excellent

People who bought this digital camera rated this camera 90% on average. 168 reviewers (71% of all reviewers) gave this camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 93% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Good Brand

We checked 7,714 owner and expert reviews (including 1,218 verified purchases) for Samsung cameras and found that on average Samsung has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Samsung has good ratings specifically within its medium megapixel cameras range. 92% of those that bought a Samsung digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Design

Good Quality

Eighteen customers who bought the product concluded that it was good quality. Website Walmart.com rated it 80 out of 100 and said “Quality of the pictures”. They also mentioned “Picture Quality” in their review. Missbmer said in their review of this digital camera “Pictures are very clear and of good quality” .

Easy to Use

Thirty-four owners who bought it reckoned that it was easy to use. Mrspeel said in their review of this digital camera on expert review site Walmart.com “Is quite easy to use” and scored it a maximum of 5 stars. Three years ago Neededitfast gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and wrote in their review of this digital camera “Very similar to other camera and easy to use”. Mammam612 mentioned in their review of this digital camera on expert website Walmart.com “It is easy to use for the novice photographer” and rated it 80 out of 100.

Four customers who bought the product thought it was easy to use the menus. Njdevil30718 mentioned in their review of this digital camera on expert review site Walmart.com three years ago “The zoom, takes video, has so many settings for different shots”. Two years ago Lucygirl15 gave the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and wrote “There are several different settings and they are awesome! The zoom is very clear even on 35” in their review of the Samsung WB1100F. Edub22 said on expert review site Bestbuy.com three years ago “Outdoor and motion settings work great, indoor with or without flash looks amazing too”.

Four people who purchased it said that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Three years ago Kmkc13 mentioned on expert review site Walmart.com “It has a great design, with a large screen and comfortable grip” in their review of this digital camera. Two years ago Veryyounggrandmother wrote “This camera is awesome! Easy to hold and operate”. Sharonl153 mentioned on expert review site Walmart.com “Easy to operate and comfortable to hand size!” and gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5.

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Nice Design

Fifteen customers who reviewed it mentioned that it was good looking. Mickey20 mentioned on expert review site Walmart.com two years ago “The panoramic features is pretty cool”. Njdevil30718 wrote in their review of this digital camera on expert website Walmart.com three years ago “Beautiful shots with this camera”. Lahlah mentioned on expert review site Walmart.com in the same month “The pictures were beautiful” in their review of this digital camera.

Robust

Three owners wrote in their reviews that it was strong and durable. Two years ago Sandytennis mentioned on expert review site Walmart.com “So its sturdy” in their review of this digital camera. Scott46 said on expert website Walmart.com “It takes excellent pictures and video, very durable”. Anthony1963 gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and wrote in their Samsung WB1100F review on expert review site Walmart.com two years ago “Helping features and durable and light weight”.


Good Quality Pictures

Seventy-seven people who reviewed the product considered that it was able to produce good images. Mickey20 mentioned on expert website Walmart.com “Have enjoyed taking pictures” and scored it 4 stars out of 5. They also said “The download of the pictures to computer is super easy” in their review. Mum5 scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned “The pictures are excellent quality”.

Two people who bought it considered that it had a good picture resolution. Dyzguy mentioned “It zooms too fast to use while shooting video in motion” in their review of this digital camera and scored the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Good Video Capture

Six owners who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it was good for video recording. Nanaof3kidz mentioned on expert review site Walmart.com “Good videos too” in their review of this digital camera and gave this digital camera a score of 80 out of 100. Sassyjohnson said two years ago “And the video is really good and clear”. Havok gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and wrote in their review of this digital camera on expert review site Amazon in the same month “Slight downsides though are when using the video the sound cuts off whilst zooming in or out which isn't good”.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

Four customers who reviewed it agreed that it had a good screen. Two years ago Bigger_ox said on expert website Bhphotovideo.com “It has a better picture on the display”. In the same month an anonymous reviewer wrote in her review of this digital camera “Wish it was touch screen”.

Good Zoom

Fifteen people mentioned in their reviews that it had a good zoom. Three years ago website Walmart.com mentioned in their review of the Samsung WB1100F “Great Zoom” and scored the product 5 stars out of 5. Noey wrote “It out performs my old camera by 100% The pictures are way more clear with the close up views and the zoom is incredible”. Thegoodonetoshop mentioned on expert review site Walmart.com “The zoom is very nice” in their review of this digital camera.

Four owners mentioned in their reviews that it had a good autofocus. Two years ago Bambam said “So we got looks, we got focus, wildly incredible FOCUS”. Gerald wrote “It has a hard time focusing with people moving around”. Bambam also mentioned “From the time you learn to focus (settings here have MACRO focus, or AUTO focus or Super Macro focus” in their review.

Two people wrote in their reviews that it had a good lens. Michigander scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and wrote on expert website Bestbuy.com “One of her favorite shots to take are close ups and the quality of the lens does not disappoint” in their review of this digital camera. Dyzguy said “The telephoto lens is incredible.”.

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Smart TV

Good Connectivity

Two owners who reviewed the Samsung WB1100F thought it had email functionality. Mum5 scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said on expert website Walmart.com “My favorite feature has to be the email straight from my camera! Way cool”. Eddythebrat mentioned in their review of this digital camera three years ago “It would make it a lot easier to use the email and other features” .


Power

Good Battery Life

Five customers who reviewed it thought it had a good battery life. Three years ago website Walmart.com said “Good Battery Life” and scored the product a maximum of 5 stars. Akitaladyrosco scored it a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this digital camera on expert review site Walmart.com “The rechargeable battery is a bonus perk”. Ebere wrote “Takes great pictures, rechargeable battery a plus, quick zoom feature, terrific led screen” .


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

This medium megapixel digital camera was released in July 2015.


Display

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Samsung WB1100F has a pretty typical display diagonal compared to most of the other medium megapixel cameras that are a comparable age to this camera.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 3" screen cameras currently available including because of their better review scores, the Coolpix P900 (£412), or the D3100 (£188.99) both from Nikon or the Pentax K-50 (£283).

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Camera

Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most of the other medium megapixel cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera, the Samsung WB1100F does not have a GPS (satellite).

We think you might also be interested in other cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) including the Coolpix P610, the Coolpix S9900, or the Coolpix P900 (£412) all from Nikon.

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Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The WB1100F has a built-in flash. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to this digital camera also have a built-in flash.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other cameras with a built-in flash currently available including the L830, the Coolpix P610, or the Coolpix S9900 all from Nikon which all of have better reviews.

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Video

Supports Video Recording

The WB1100F supports video recording. Most of the other medium megapixel cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this camera also support video recording.

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Only 640 X 480 Pixels Video Resolution

The WB1100F supports a maximum video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels. That's 67% less video resolution than the most frequently found video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels (which is also supported by this digital camera). This Samsung digital camera also supports a video resolutions of 320 x 240 pixels. The best video resolution of all digital cameras of a comparable age and type to this digital camera is 3840 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the WB1100F is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% less video resolution than the most common maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

A 1280 x 720 pixels maximum video resolution is actually the worst video resolution amongst all cameras of this age and spec.

Amongst comparable types of digital camera the best video resolution is 3840 x 2160 pixels.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

The Samsung WB1100F supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to this camera also support Wi-Fi.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative digital cameras which support Wi-Fi currently available including because of their better review scores, the Fujitsu X-T10, the Samsung WB380F, or the Nikon Coolpix P610.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The WB1100F supports Near Field Communication (NFC). Most of the other cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this digital camera also support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The WB1100F does not feature bluetooth. Most of the other digital cameras of this type and age also do not feature bluetooth.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Samsung WB1100F has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other medium megapixel cameras that have been around for around the same time as this digital camera.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other cameras with an image stabilizer currently available including because of their better review scores, the Samsung MV800, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G70, or the Fujitsu X-T10.

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16.2 Megapixels Megapixel

This is a 16.2 megapixels camera.

If this camera megapixel is not high enough for you then you might want to consider the X-A2 (16.3MP and higher rated), or the X-T10 (£479) (16.3MP and higher rated) both from Fujifilm or the Samsung WB380F (16.3MP and higher rated).

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Lens System

Average Optical Zoom

The WB1100F has a relatively average optical zoom (35 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to this digital camera.

If you want a bigger optical zoom then you might want to consider the Coolpix L840 (£197) (38x and higher rated), or the Coolpix P530 (£163.99) (42x and higher rated) both from Nikon or the Canon PowerShot SX520 HS (£164.99) (42x and higher rated).

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Quite Small Digital Zoom

The average digital zoom of similar spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera is 3.9x. At only 2 times zoom factor, the WB1100F has a fairly small digital zoom compared to most of the other medium megapixel cameras that have been available for a similar time to this digital camera.

If you are looking for a bigger digital zoom then you might want to look at the Coolpix S9600 (£190) (4x and higher rated), or the Coolpix P530 (£163.99) (4x and higher rated) both from Nikon or the Canon PowerShot SX400 IS (£133.09) (4x and higher rated).

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of medium megapixel cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this camera range from 51mm to 2,000mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 550mm. The Samsung WB1100F has a fairly long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) (875 millimeters) compared to most of the other cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera.

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Quite Big Maximum Aperture Number

The average maximum aperture number of cameras of a comparable age and spec to this camera is 11. When compared to other comparable spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera, the WB1100F's maximum aperture number of only 3 is one of the biggest.

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Fairly Large Minimum Aperture Number

The WB1100F has a very large minimum aperture number (5.9) compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been available for a similar time to this digital camera. The average minimum aperture number of comparable spec cameras that have been available for a similar time to this digital camera is 4, and the minimum aperture numbers range from 1.7 to 22.

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Technical Details

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The WB1100F has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other similar spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera.

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Audio

Features Voice Recording

The WB1100F features voice recording. Most of the other medium megapixel cameras that are a similar age to this camera also feature voice recording.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The WB1100F has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to this digital camera.

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Packaging Content

Has a Batteries Included

The WB1100F has a batteries included, as do most of the other medium megapixel cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this camera.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an HDMI

The WB1100F has an HDMI. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and type also have an HDMI.

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Light Exposure

Supports Eight ISO Sensitivities

The number of ISO speeds supported by the WB1100F is more than most cameras of this type and age. The most commonly supported ISO sensitivity is 160, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this camera. The ISO sensitivities 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 and Auto are also supported by this Samsung camera.

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Support

Good Technical Guidance

Three owners thought it had good technical guidance. Three years ago Waned mentioned in their review of the Samsung WB1100F “Where are the how to instructions”. Mamgu wrote “Would have liked instructions to be able to use it correctly” in their review of this digital camera. Grannv9 said “Love that it has on-screen instructions right on the camera”.


Weight & Dimensions

Heavy

The WB1100F is fairly heavy (464 grams) compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were launched more than a year ago. Medium megapixel cameras that have been available for around the same time as this digital camera have weights of between 120g and 590g.

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Good Size

Two owners who purchased it reckoned that it was heavy and bulky. Debdebk mentioned three years ago “This camera was bulky and the buttons were in an awkward position for me to handle”. Two years ago Bond said on expert website Bestbuy.com “And also it can be carried easily as it is not bulky” in their review of the Samsung WB1100F.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ecwb1100bprus, samsung wb1100f
Barcodes 00887276690452, 00887276960036, 08806085921467, 08806085921498, 08806085921511, 08806085935310, 08806085995055

Samsung WB1100F Review Sources

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