Samsung DV300F Review

4.0
May 22, 2012 | Mark Goldstein |

Specifications

Image Sensor

Sensor Type 16M CCD  
Effective Pixel Approx 16.1 Mega pixel  
Total Pixel Approx. 16.4 Mega pixel  

Lens

Focal Length Samsung 5x Zoom Lens f = 4.5 ~ 22.5mm  
F No. 2.5 (W) ~ 6.3 (T)  
Optical Zoom 5x  
Digital Zoom Still Image mode : 1.0x ~ 5.0x  

Image Stabilization

Mode OIS  

Display

Type TFT LCD  
Size 3.0" Main LCD
1.5" Front LCD
 
Feature 3.0" (7.62cm), 460K dots+Front TFT LCD 1.5"(3.8cm), 61k dots  

Focusing

Type TTL Auto Focus  
Range Normal : 80cm ~ Infinity (Wide), 250cm ~ Infinity (Tele) Macro : 5cm ~ 80cm (Wide), 100cm ~ 250cm (Tele) Auto Macro : 5cm ~ Infinity (Wide), 100cm ~ Infinity (Tele)  

Shutter Speed

Smart Auto : 1/8 ~ 1/2000 sec., Programme : 1 ~ 1/2000 sec., Night : 16 ~ 1/2000 sec., Fireworks : 2 sec.

Exposure

Control Programme AE  
Metering System Multi, Spot, Centre-weighted, Face Detection AE  
Compensation ±2EV (1/3EV steps)  
ISO Equivalent Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200  

Flash

Mode Auto, Auto & Red-eye reduction, Fill-in flash, Slow sync, Flash Off, Red-eye fix  
Range Wide : 0.2m ~ 4.1m, Tele : 0.5m ~ 1.6m  
Recharging Time Approx. 4 sec  

White Balance

Mode Auto WB, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent_H, Fluorescent_L, Tungsten, Custom  

Still Image

Mode Mode : Smart Auto, Programme, Scene, Live Panorama, Self Shot, Picture-in-Picture,Magic Frame, Funny Face, Photo Filter, Beauty Shot, Intelligent Portrait, Night Shot, Split Shot, Motion Photo, Jump Shot, Children, Close up, Artistic Brush  

Image Play

Single image, Thumbnails, Advanced Slide Show, Movie Clip, Smart Album

Date Imprinting

Date&Time, Date, Off (user selectable)

Movie Clip

Recording Mode: Movie, Smart Movie, PIP MovieMovie Size(Frame Rate) : 1280 x 720 (30fps, 15fps), 640 x 480 (30fps, 15fps) 320 x 240 (30fps / 15fps), For Sharing (30fps / 15fps) Format : MP4 (Max. recording time : 20 min.) Sound Alive On / Off / Mute  
Effect Smart Movie Filter: Miniature / Vignetting / Half Tone Dot / Sketch / Fish-eye / Classic / Retro / Palette Effect 1 / Palette Effect 2 / Palette Effect 3 / Palette Effect 4  
Edit Still Image Capture / Time Trimming  

Storage

Media External Memory (Optional) : micro SD™ (up to 1 ~ 2GB guaranteed) micro SDHC (up to 32GB guaranteed), micro SDXC (up to 64GB guaranteed)  
File Format Still Image : JPEG (DCF), EXIF 2.21, DPOF 1.1, PictBridge 1.0, GIF Movie Clip : MP4 (H.264), Audio : AAC  
Image Size 16M : 4608 x 3456 / 14MP: 4608 x 3072 / 12 MW: 4608 x 2592 / 10M: 3648 x 2736 / 5M : 2592 x 1944 / 3 M: 1984 x 1488 / 2 MW: 1920 x 1080 / 1M : 1024 x 768  

Interface

Digital Output Connector USB 2.0
Audio Microphone : Mono Internal Speaker : Mono
Video Output AV : NTSC, PAL (User selectable)
DC Power Input 5.0V

Power

Power Source Type Rechargeable battery : BP88 (min 880mAh) Connector Type : Micro-USB

Physical Specification

Dimension Dimension (WxHxD) 95.2 x 56.5 x 18.3 (20)
Weight 120g (without battery and memory card media)  
Operating Temperature 0 ~ 40°C  
Operating Humidity 5 ~ 85%  

S/W and PC OS

Bundle PC S/W Intelli-studio  
Compatible OS Windows XP SP2 / Vista / 7  

System Requirement in General

For Macintosh Power Mac G3 or above Mac OS 10.4 or above  
For Windows Intel® Pentium®4 3.2GHz or above / AMD Athlon™ FX 2.6GHz or above Windows XP_SP2 / Vista / 7 32bit 250MB or more hard-disk capacity (over 1GB recommended) 512MB RAM (over 1GB recommended) nVIDIA Geforce 7600GT or above / ATI X1600 series or above 1024 x 768 pixels, 16-bit colour display compatible monitor (1280 x 1024 pixels, 32-bit colour display recommended) USB 2.0 CD-ROM Driver DirectX 9.0c or above  

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