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Samsung WB800F

Ephotozine Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Recommended
A multi award winning compact digital camera with good features
Compact 16.3MP 21x Yes Jan 2013
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Samsung WB800F Review

With very good reviews but good features, we have ranked the Samsung WB800F number 715 across all digital cameras.
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21 Reviews + 2 Awards
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Good Features
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4 Years Old
Overall Score
43
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 44?

It has not bad expert reviews and good user reviews with an average overall rating of 74%, based on 21 reviews. This digital camera has received two awards including a "Recommended" award from Ephotozine plus one other site. 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 cameras 2017.
Customers report it is reasonably priced.
The WB800F has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution
Has an image stabilizer
Quite low playback zoom (max)
Does not have an HDMI
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Samsung WB800F Video Reviews


How Big is the Samsung WB800F?

The Samsung WB800F is 110.6mm wide and 65mm tall. It is 21.5mm deep and weighs 218g.

Samsung WB800F front dimensions

Samsung WB800F size in context

Samsung WB800F In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Two Industry Awards

The editors of two expert review sites both concluded that they would recommend this camera. Ephotozine and PhotographyBlog.com both gave this Samsung camera a "Recommended" award.

Expert Reviews Are Average

Based on 11 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com, Ephotozine and PC Mag this Samsung digital camera has an average expert rating of 73 out of 100.

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User Reviews Are Average

The average user rating of this camera is 72% based on 10 user reviews.

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Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

Two people said in their reviews that it was good value for money.

Samsung Digital Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

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


Features

Average Megapixels

The Samsung WB800F's sensor megapixels of 16.3MP is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Samsung WB800F's optical zoom of 21x is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted 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 the most commonly found resolution on cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as "Full HD".

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Samsung WB800F has an image stabilizer. 77% of digital cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Samsung WB800F's minimum aperture number of 2.8 is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Samsung WB800F of 218g is fairly typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lightest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Samsung WB800F has a built-in flash. 66% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Samsung WB800F supports video capability, unlike 67% of digital cameras which do not support video capability.

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500 Battery Life

Most digital cameras take between 100 and 4,699 battery life, including the Samsung WB800F which takes 500 battery life.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Samsung WB800F supports Wi-Fi. 72% of digital cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Samsung WB800F of 3" is relatively typical 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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Quite Low Playback Zoom (max)

The Samsung WB800F's playback zoom (max) of only 9.4x is in the lowest 24% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. Digital cameras have playback zoom (max) of between 1x and 30x, and the average playback zoom (max) is 10x.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Still Image Resolution

This digital camera supports a still image resolution of 4608 x 3456|4608 x 3072|4608 x 2592|3648 x 2736|3640 x 2736|2832 x 2832|2592 x 1944|1984 x 1488|1920 x 1080|1024 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently supported resolution on digital cameras.

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Quite Fast Flash Recharging Time

The flash recharging time of the Samsung WB800F of only 4s is fairly fast compared to most other cameras. It is in the fastest 25% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the digital cameras the flash recharging times range from 0.0055s to 15s, and the average flash recharging time is 5.5s.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Samsung WB800F has a touchscreen, which is unusual. 84% of digital cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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Fairly Large Maximum Memory Card Size

Across all the digital cameras the maximum memory card sizes range from 1GB to 2.1TB, and the average maximum memory card size is 48GB. The maximum memory card size of the Samsung WB800F of 64GB is fairly large compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 24% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480|320 x 240 pixels, which is the most commonly supported resolution on 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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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Samsung WB800F of 5x is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Samsung WB800F supports Full HD video. 75% of digital cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Very Large Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the Samsung WB800F of 86.1 is in the largest 2% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The Samsung WB800F does not have an HDMI, although it is worth noting that 55% of cameras also do not have an HDMI.

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Quite Big Image Sensor Size

The Samsung WB800F's image sensor size of 0.5" is quite big compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 14% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. Digital cameras have image sensor sizes of between 0.25" and 1.5", and the average image sensor size is 0.5".

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Very Small Internal Memory

The Samsung WB800F's internal memory of only 9.5MB is quite small compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 9% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The smallest internal memory of cameras is 1MB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average internal memory is 390MB.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Samsung WB800F has a tripod mount. 75% of digital cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This camera was released in January 2013.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ecwb800ffprus, samsung ecwb800ffpbus, samsung ecwb800ffpwus, samsung ecwb800fbrus, samsung wb800f, ecwb800ffpbe1, samsung 163mp, samsung 1080p
Barcodes 00133588917115, 00806085336100, 00887276007335, 00887276009131, 00887276009759, 05711045760037, 05711045895180, 08806085336100, 08806085363595, 08806085365414, 08806085370500, 08806085370555, 08806085475700

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Frequently Asked Questions About the Samsung WB800F

Considerably better user reviews
Higher megapixel
2g lighter
30 times smaller maximum aperture number

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