Samsung EX2F Review

September 3, 2012 | Mark Goldstein | |


Image Sensor

Sensor Type 1/1.7" BSI CMOS
Effective Pixel Approx. 12.4M
Total Pixel Approx. 12.76M


Focal Length f = 5.2-17.2mm (35mm film equivalent : 24-80mm)
F No. F1.4 (W) - F2.7 (T), Include ND filter
Optical Zoom Schneider-KREUZNACH 3.3x
Digital Zoom Still Image mode : 1x-4x (Smart Zoom : 1.33x), Play mode : 1x-12x

Image Stabilization

Mode Dual IS


Size 3"
Feature 3" (7.62cm) 614k dots, Rotating


Type TTL Auto Focus, Manual Focus
Range Normal : 40cm ~ Infinity (Wide), 100cm ~ Infinity (Tele) / Macro : 1cm ~ 40cm (Wide), 40cm ~ 100cm (Tele) / Auto Macro : 1cm ~ Infinity (Wide), 40cm ~ Infinity (Tele) / Manual : 1cm ~ Infinity (Wide), 40cm ~ Infinity (Tele)

Shutter Speed

Smart Auto : 1/8 ~ 1/2000 sec, Program : 1 ~ 1/2000 sec, Night : 8 ~ 1/2000 sec, Manual : 30 ~ 1/2000 sec


Control Program AE, Aperture Priority AE, Shutter Priority AE, Manual Exposure
Metering System Multi, Spot, Centre-weighted, Face Detection AE
Compensation ±2EV (1/3EV steps)
ISO Equivalent Auto, ISO 80, ISO 100, ISO 200, ISO 400, ISO 800, ISO 1600, ISO 3200, ISO 6400, ISO 12800(1)


Mode Auto, Auto & Red-eye reduction, Fill-in flash, Slow sync, Flash Off, Red-eye fix
Range • Wide : 0.9m-7.8m (ISO Auto) • Tele : 0.8m-4.1m (ISO Auto) • Flash EVC : ±1EV (1/2 steps)
Recharging Time Approximately 4 sec.

White Balance

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

Still Image

Mode • Modes: Smart Auto , Program, Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, Manual, Scene, Magic Plus • Burst, Precapture, Bracket, Timer • ND Filter effect

Image Play

Single image, Thumbnails, Multi Slide Show with Music and Effect, Movie Clip, Smart Album, Creative Movie Maker

Date Imprinting

Date&Time, Date, Off

Movie Clip

Recording • Modes: Smart Scene Detection, Movie, Magic Plus (Picture in Picture) • Format: MP4 (H.264) • Size: 1920 x 1080, 1280 x 720, 640 x 480, 320 x 240 • High-speed: 480fps (192 x 144), 240fps (384 x 288), 120fps (640 x 480) • Sound Alive • Image Stabiliser • Capturing during recording
Effect Smart Filter
Edit Pause during recording and playing, Still Image Capture, Time Trimming


Media SD card, SDHC card, SDXC card
File Format • Still Image: JPEG (DCF), EXIF 2.21, DPOF 1.1 • Movie Clip: MP4
Image Size 12M, 10MP, 9MW, 8M, 8M (1:1), 5M, 3M, 2MW, 1M


Digital Output Connector USB 2.0 (Hi-Speed)
Audio Microphone: Stereo, Internal Speaker: Mono
Video Output A / V Out, HDMI 1.4
DC Power Input 5V


Power Source Type SLB-10A (1030mAh), Micro USB (7 pin)

Physical Specification

Dimension Dimension (WxHxD) 112.1 x 62.4 x 27.55mm (Dimension excluding the Projection Part)
Weight 286g (without battery and memory card media)
Operating Temperature 0 - 40°C
Operating Humidity 5 - 85%

S/W and PC OS

Bundle PC S/W iLauncher, Samsung Raw Converter
Compatible OS Windows XP SP2 / Vista / Windows 7 / Mac OS 10.4 or higher

System Requirement in General

For Macintosh • iLauncher (OS : Mac OS 10.5 or higher, RAM : Minimum 256MB RAM (512MB or more recommended), Hard disk capacity : Minimum 110MB, Others : USB port, CD-ROM drive) • Samsung RAW converter 4 (OS : Apple Mac OS X 10.4 or higher, CPU : Power PC / Intel Processor-based or compatible computer (Core 2 Quad or later recommended), RAM : 1GB or more, Hard disk capacity : Minimum 100MB or more, Others : 1024 x 768 pixels, Full Colour (24-bit or higher) colour display compatible monitor)
For Windows • iLauncher (CPU : PC with processor better than Intel Core 2 Duo 1.66GHz / AMD Athlon X2 Dual-Core 2.2GHz or higher, RAM : Minimum 512MB RAM (Over 1GB recommended), OS : Windows XP SP2 / Vista / 7, Hard disk capacity : 250MB or more (1GB and above recommended), Others : CD-ROM drive, USB 2.0 port, 1024 x 768 pixels, 16-bit colour display compatible monitor (1280 x 1024, 32-bit colour display recommended), nVIDIA Geforce 7600GT or later / Ati X1600 series or later, Microsoft DirectX 9.0c or later) • Samsung RAW converter 4 (OS : Windows XP / Vista / 7, CPU : Intel Pentium, AMD Athlon Processor (Intel Pentium 4, AMD Athlon XP or later recommended), RAM : 1GB or more, Hard disk capacity : Minimum 100MB or more, Ohters : 1024 x 768 pixels, Full Colour (24-bit or higher) colour display compatible monitor)


Wireless Mobile Link, Remote View?nder, Social Sharing, Email, SkyDrive, Auto Backup, TV Link, Wi-Fi Direct)

Usage note

  • (1) (Available only when ISO Expansion is activated)

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3 inch LCD, 1080p, compact, 12 megapixel, RAW, manual, 24mm, cmos, 10fps, samsung, AMOLED, advanced, ex2f, ex2f review, Samsung EX2F Review, 3.3x lens

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