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Samsung WB250

A multi award winning and 4 year old compact camera
Compact 14.2MP 18x Yes Jan 2014
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Samsung WB250 Review

With excellent reviews, we have ranked the Samsung WB250 number 820 across all digital cameras.
80
67 Reviews + 3 Awards
37
Missing Some Features
40
3 Years Old
Overall Score
40
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 41?

It has good expert reviews and marvellous user reviews with 95% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others. This digital camera has received three awards including a "Recommended" award from Agdlab.pl plus one other site and an industry award from Neitsabes.fr. Canon cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However this Samsung digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
Customers report is easy to use, good picture quality and excellent technical features.
The WB250 is missing some features:
Quite low display resolution
Quite small image sensor size

How Big is the Samsung WB250?

The Samsung WB250 is 106mm wide and 60mm tall. It is 23mm deep and weighs g.

Samsung WB250 front dimensions

Samsung WB250 size in context

Samsung WB250 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Three Industry Awards

The writers at websites Agdlab.pl and Ephotozine both recommend this camera and have given it their "Recommended" award.

The expert at one more expert review site decided that this digital camera was very good. Neitsabes.fr gave this camera a "Very Good" award.

Average Expert Reviews

21 experts from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com, Ephotozine and Digital Versus have rated this camera on average 71%.

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Excellent User Reviews

This digital camera has an outstanding average user rating based on 46 user reviews. 32 reviewers (95% of all reviewers) gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars and 95% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report it is Easy to Use

Seven customers said in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to use.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

20 customers who bought the product agreed that it was able to produce good images.

Users Report Excellent Technical Features

Seven people who reviewed it concluded that it had good features.

Customers Report Good Battery Life

Two owners who reviewed the Samsung WB250 concluded that it had a good battery life.

Users Report Excellent Design

Two owners said in their reviews that it was good looking and two owners considered that the Samsung WB250 was well designed.

Customers Report Good Lens Quality

Two people who purchased the Samsung WB250 reckoned that it had a good zoom.

Very Good Brand

We checked 6,711 user and expert reviews (including 1,798 verified purchases) for Samsung cameras and found that on average Samsung has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Samsung has very good reviews specifically within its digital cameras range. 92% of those that bought a Samsung digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Two customers who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it had a good screen.

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Three customers agreed that this digital camera was good value for money.

Customers Report Excellent Product Quality

Four owners who reviewed it concluded that it was good quality.

Customers Report a Good Flash

Two people said in their reviews that it had a good flash.


Features

Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Samsung WB250 of 14.2MP is fairly average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very Big Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Samsung WB250 of 18x is very big compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 4% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as "Full HD".

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Samsung WB250 has an image stabilizer, as do 77% of digital cameras.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Samsung WB250 supports Wi-Fi. 72% of digital cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Quite Low Display Resolution

The display resolution of the Samsung WB250 of only 460 pixels is in the lowest 3% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. The display resolutions of digital cameras range from 3 pixels to 16,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 590,000 pixels.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Samsung WB250 has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 92% of cameras which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Fairly Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Samsung WB250's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 432mm is in the longest 22% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Samsung WB250 of 3" is in the largest 17% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The display diagonals of cameras range from 0.5" to 9", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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Average Digital Zoom

The Samsung WB250's digital zoom of 5x is fairly average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Samsung WB250 supports Full HD video, which is unusual. 75% of digital cameras do not support Full HD video.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly supported resolution on digital cameras. 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.

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Quite Small Image Sensor Size

The Samsung WB250's image sensor size of only 0.429" is quite small compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 12% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the cameras the image sensor sizes range from 0.25" to 1.5", and the average image sensor size is 0.5".

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Has a Touchscreen

The Samsung WB250 has a touchscreen, unlike 84% of digital cameras which do not have a touchscreen.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This digital camera has been on the market since January 2014.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ecwb250ffprus, samsung ecwb250fbprus, samsung ecwb250ffpwus, samsung wb250f
Barcodes 00133588917252, 00616932805820, 00887276009179, 00887276009728, 00887276009735, 00887276010052, 00887276022161, 07337331795613

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Frequently Asked Questions About the Samsung WB250

Vastly bigger internal memory
128mm longer maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)
12% higher megapixel
Smaller digital zoom

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