Samsung PL70 Review

December 8, 2009 | Mark Goldstein | |


Image sensor Type 1 / 2.3'' (Approx. 7.79mm) CCD
Effective Pixel Approx. 12.2 Mega pixel
Total Pixel Approx. 12.4 Mega pixel
Lens Focal Length SAMSUNG Lens f = 5 ~ 25mm (35mm film equivalent: 28 ~ 140mm)
F No. F3.4 (W) ~ F5.8 (T)
Digital Zoom Still Image mode: 1x ~ 5x
Play mode: 1x ~ 12.5x (depends on image size)
Focusing Type TTL Auto Focus (Center AF, Multi AF)
Range Normal: 80cm ~ infinity
Macro: 5cm ~ 80cm (Wide), 50cm ~ 80cm (Tele)
Auto Macro: 5cm ~ Infinity (Wide), 50cm ~ Infinity (Tele)
Exposure Compensation ±2EV (1 / 3EV steps)
Control Program AE
ISO Equivalent Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 (upto 3M)
Metering Multi, Spot, Center-weighted AE
Flash Modes Auto, Auto & Red-eye reduction, Fill-in flash, Slow sync, Flash Off, Red-eye fix
Recharging Time Approx. 5 sec. (Depends on battery condition)
Range Wide: 0.3m ~ 4m (ISO AUTO), Tele: 0.5m ~ 2.4m (ISO AUTO)
Effect Color Effect Photo Style Selector: Normal, Soft, Vivid, Forest, Retro, Cool, Calm, Classic, Negative, Custom RGB
Storage Media Internal memory: Approx. 76MB
External memory: SD Card (up to 4GB guaranteed)
MMC plus (up to 2GB guaranteed, 4bit 20MHz)
SDHC (up to 8GB guaranteed)
File format Still Image: JPEG (DCF), EXIF 2.21, DPOF 1.1, PictBridge 1.0
Movie Clip: MP4 (H.264)
Audio: WAV
Image Size 12M: 4000 x 3000 pixels, 10MP: 3984 x 2656 pixels, 9MW: 3968 x 2232 pixels, 8M: 3264 x 2448 pixels, 5M: 2592 x 1944 pixels, 3M: 2048 x 1536 pixels, 2MW: 1920 x 1080 pixels, 1M: 1024 x 768 pixels
Image Play Editing Resize, Rotate, Photo Style Selector, Image Adjust
Photo Style Selector: Normal, Soft, Vivid, Forest, Retro, Cool, Calm, Classic, Negative, Custom RGB
Image Adjust: Off, ACB, Red-eye Fix, Face Retouch, Brightness, Contrast, Saturation, Add Noise
Type Single image, Thumbnails, Multi Slide show, Movie Clip, Smart Album
Interface Digital output connector USB 2.0
Audio Microphone: Stereo
Internal Speaker: Mono
Video Output AV: NTSC, PAL (user selectable)
HDMI 1.2: NTSC, PAL (user selectable)
DC Power Input Connector 4.2V
Power Supply Power Source Rechargeable battery: (SLB-10A, 1050mAh)
Connector Type: 34pin
Adaptor: SAC-48, Charging Cable: CB34U05, AV Cable: SCC-AV34 TBD
Physical Specification Dimensions (WxHxD) 95.8 x 59.5 x 23.9mm
Weight 149g (except for a battery)
Operating Temperature 0 ~ 40°C
Operating Humidity 5 ~ 85%
Software Application SAMSUNG Master, QuickTime Player 7.6, Adobe Reader
Image Stabilization Image Stabilization Dual IS (OIS + DIS) (1)
Display Type TFT LCD
Feature 3.0" (7.62cm) 230K
Shutter Speed Shutter Speed Auto: 1/8 ~ 1/2000 sec., Program: 1 ~ 1/2000 sec. (AEB, Continuous: 1/4 ~ 1/2000), Night: 8 ~ 1/2000 sec., Fireworks: 4 sec.
White Balance White Balance Auto WB, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent_H, Fluorescent_L, Tungsten, Custom
Image Adjust Sharpness 5 steps
Contrast 5 steps
Saturation 5 steps
Movie Clip Feature Movie Size: 1280 x 720 High Quality, 1280 x 720 Standard Quality, 640 x 480, 320 x 240
Frame rate: 60fps at a selected size (320x240), 30fps, 15 fps
Format: H.264 (Max. Recording time: 20 min.) with stereo recording
Voice (On/Off), OIS(On/Off), Color style selectable
Movie Editing Pause during recording, Still Image Capture, Time Trimming
Voice Recording Voice Recording Voice Recording (max. 10 hours)
Voice Memo in Still Image (max. 10 sec.)
With Stereo Recording
Still Image Scene (Mode Dial: Smart, Auto, Program, Dual IS, Photo Help Guide, Beauty Shot, Scene, Movie)
Frame Guide, Night, Portrait, Children, Landscape, Close-up, Text, Sunset, Dawn, Backlight, Firework, Beach & Snow
Continuous Single, Continuous, Motion Capture, AEB
Self-timer Off, 10 sec., 2 sec., Double (10 sec., 2 sec.), Motion Timer
Special Feature Special Feature - 12.2 mega pixels, Optical 28mm wide 5x zoom lens
- 3.0" 230K TFT LCD
- Dual Image Stabilization (Optical + Digital IS)
- 720p HD Movie Recording / H.264 Format
- Anynet+(CEC) (optional)
- Smart Mode: Scene & Face Recognition
- Perfect Portrait System: Face Detection, Smile Shot, Blink Detection, Beauty Shot
- Smart Album