Samsung SH100 Review

4.0
June 10, 2011 | Gavin Stoker |

Specifications

Image sensor

Type 1/2.33″ (Approx. 7.76mm) CCD
Effective Pixel Approx. 16.1 Mega-pixel
Total Pixel Approx. 16.4 Mega-pixel

Lens

Focal Length Samsung Lens f = f4.7 - 23.5mm (f26 - 130m 35mm film equiv.)
F No. F3.3 (W) ~ F5.9 (T)
Digital Zoom Still Image mode : 1x ~ 5x (Optical x Digital : 25x)
Play mode : 1x ~ 14.4x (depends on image size)

Focusing

Type TTL Auto Focus (Multi AF, Center AF, Face Detection AF, Smart Touch AF, One Touch Shooting AF, Object Tracking AF, Smart Face Recognition AF)
Range Normal: 80cm ~ Infinity (Wide), 1.5m ~ Infinity (Tele)
Macro: 5cm ~ 80cm (Wide), 1m ~ 1.5m (Tele)
Auto Macro: 5cm ~ Infinity (Wide), 1m ~ Infinity (Tele)

Exposure

Compensation ±2EV (1/3EV steps)
Control Program AE
ISO Equivalent Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
Metering Multi, Spot, Center Weighted, Face Detection AE

Flash

Modes Auto, Auto & Red-eye reduction, Fill-in flash, Slow sync, Flash Off, Red-eye fix
Recharging Time Approx. 4 sec.
Range Wide: 0.2m ~ 3m, Tele: 1.0m ~ 1.8m (ISO AUTO)

Storage

Media • Internal memory: 10MB
• External memory: Micro SD Card (up to 2GB guaranteed), Micro SDHC (up to 8GB guaranteed)
File format • DCF, EXIF 2.21, DPOF 1.1, PictBridge 1.0
• Still Image: JPEG
• Movie Clip: MP4 (Video: H.264, Audio: AAC)
• Audio file: WAV
Image Size 16M: 4608 x 3456 14MP: 4608 x 3072,
10M: 3648 x 2736, 12MW: 4608 x 2592,
5M: 2592 x 1944, 3M: 1984 x 1488,
2MW: 1920 x 1080, 1M: 1024 x 768

Interface

Audio Microphone: Mono
Internal Speaker: Mono
Digital Output Connector USB 2.0
Video Output AV: NTSC, PAL (user selectable)
HDMI 1.4: NTSC, PAL (user selectable)
(Built-in HDMI Type D)
DC Power Input 4.2V

Physical Specification

Dimensions (WxHxD) 102.3 x 56.5 x 19.3mm
Weight 126.5g (Body Only)
Operating Temperature 0 ~ 40°C
Operating Humidity 5 ~ 85%

Display

Type TFT LCD, Touch Panel (Resistive)
Recording 3"W (7.62cm), 230K

Shutter Speed

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Shutter Speed • Smart Auto: 1/8 ~ 1/2000 sec.   • Program : 1 ~ 1/2000 sec.
• Night: 8 ~ 1/2000 sec.

White Balance

White Balance Auto WB, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent_H, Fluorescent_L, Tungsten, Custom Set

Movie Clip

Recording • Mode: Smart Movie, Movie, Vignetting, Movie Filter, Palette Effect
• Smart Movie: Landscape, Blue Sky, Natural Green, Sunset
• Size:  High Quality - 1280 x 720 (30fps, 15fps)
Standard Quality - 1280 x 720 (30fps, 15fps), 640 x 480 (30fps, 15fps), 320 x 240 (30fps, 15fps)
• Due to the noise while optical zooming, user can select to record sound or not.
(Voice recording selectable: Sound Alive On / Sound Alive Off / Mute)
• 5x Optical Zoom enable (Max Recording time: 20min)
Effect • Palette Effect: Palette Effect 1, Palette Effect 2, Palette Effect 3, Palette Effect 4
• Movie Filter (Smart Filter): Miniature, Vignetting, Half Tone Dot, Sketch, Fish Eye, Defog, Classic, Retro, Negative, (Custom RGB)
Edit Pause during Recording and Playing, Still Image Capture, Time Trimming

Still Image

Shooting • Smart Access UI : Smart Auto, Program, Scene, Simple shot, Vignetting Filter, Beauty shot, Magic Frame, Photo Filter, Night, Close-up, Object Highlight, Dual IS
• Smart Auto : Portrait, Night Portrait, Backlight Portrait, Night, Backlight, Landscape, White, Natural Green, Blue Sky, Sunset, Macro, Macro Text(with Smart Guide), Macro Color, Tripod, Action, Fireworks
• Scene : Landscape, Text, Sunset, Dawn, Backlight, Beach & Snow
• Drive : Single, Continuous, AEB, Motion Capture
• Self-timer : Off, 2sec., 10sec., Double
Effect • Photo Filter (Smart Filter): Miniature, Vignetting, Soft Focus, Old film 1, Old film 2, Half Tone Dot, Sketch, Fish Eye, Defog, Classic, Retro, Negative, (Custom RGB)
• Image Adjust : Sharpness, Contrast, Saturation (5 steps)
Edit • Image Edit : Resize, Rotate, Trimming, Smart Crop
• Smart Filter : Miniature, Vignetting, Soft Focus, Old film 1, Old film 2, Half Tone Dot, Sketch, Fish Eye, Defog, Classic, Retro, Negative, Custom RGB
• Image Adjust : Face Retouch, Brightness, Contrast, Saturation, Red Eye Fix, ACB
Special Feature ? Smart Touch 3.0
? Dual IS
? Sound Alive
? Built in HDMI Type D with Anynet+ (CEC) + 20 Pin Connector
? Smart Auto (Still / Movie)
? Smart Filter 2.0
? Perfect Portrait System

System Requirement in general

For Windows PC with processor better than PentiumIV 3.2GHz / AMD Athlon FX 2.6GHz or higher
Minimum 512MB RAM (Over 1GB recommended)
Windows XP SP2 / Vista/ 7
250MB of available hard-disk space (Over 1GB recommend)
USB port 
CD-ROM drive 
nVIDIA Geforce 7600GT or later / Ati X1600 series or later
1024 x 768 pixels, 16-bit colour display compatible monitor 
(1280 x 1024, 32-bit colour display recommended) 
Microsoft DirectX 9.0c or later
For Macintosh Power Mac G3 or later
Mac OS 10.4 or higher
Minimum 256MB RAM 
110MB of available hard-disk space 
USB port 
CD-ROM drive

System Requirement for 720P H.264 Movie

Image sensor Type 1 / 2.33″ (Approx. 7.76mm) CCD
Effective Pixel Approx. 14.2 Mega-pixel
Total Pixel Approx. 14.48 Mega-pixel
Lens Focal Length Samsung Lens f = f4.7 ~ 23.5mm (f26 ~ 130mm 35mm film equiv.)
F No. F3.3 (W) ~ F5.9 (T)
Digital Zoom Still Image mode: 1.0x ~ 5.0x (optical zoom x digital zoom: 25.0x), playback mode: 1.0x ~ 14.4x
Image Stabilization   DIS (Digital Image Stabilization)
Display Type TFT LCD Touch Screen Pannel (Resistive)
Recording 3.0" WQVGA, 230K
Focusing Type TTL auto focus (Multi AF, Centre AF, Smart Face Recogniton AF, Face Detection AF, Smart Touch AF, One Touch Shooting AF)
Range Normal: 80cm ~ infinity (Wide), 150cm ~ infinity (Tele) Macro: 5cm ~ 80cm (Wide), 100cm ~ 150cm (Tele) Auto Macro: 5cm ~ Infinity (Wide), 100cm ~ Infinity (Tele)
Shutter Speed   Program: 1 ~ 1/2000 sec. Night: 8 ~ 1/2000 sec. (AEB, continuous: 1/4 ~ 1/2000 sec.), Smart Auto: 1/8 ~ 1/2000 sec
Exposure Control Program AE
Metering Multi, Spot, Centre Weighted, Face Detection AE
Compensation ±2EV (1/3EV steps)
ISO Equivalent Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
Flash Modes Red-eye reduction, Fill-in flash, Slow sync, Flash off, Red Eye Fix
Range • Wide: 0.2m - 3.2m (ISO Auto) • Tele: 0.5m - 1.8m (ISO Auto)
Recharging Time Approx. 4 sec
Sharpness   Soft+, Soft, Normal, Vivid, Vivid+
White Balance   Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent_H, Fluorescent_L, Tungsten, Custom
Still Image Shooting Mode: Smart Auto, Program, Scene, Simple Shot, app (Magic Frame Shot, Beauty Shot, Object Highlight, Night Shot, Close-up, Vignetting, Photo Filter, Movie, Smart Movie Smart Auto: Portrait, Night Portrait, Backlight Portrait, Night, Backlight, Landscape, White, Natural Green, BlueSky, Sunset, Macro, Macro Text, Macro Colour, Tripod, Action, Fireworks, Smart Grid Smart Movie: Landscape, BlueSky, Natural Green, Sunset, Scene: Portrait, Landscape, Text, Sunset, Dawn, Back Light, Fireworks, Beach, Snow Drive: Single, Continuous, AEB, Motion Capture Self-timer: Off, 2 sec., 10 sec., Double
Effect Smart Filter: Miniature, Vignetting, Soft Focus, Old Film 1, Old Film 2, Half Tone Dot, Sketch, Fish-eye, Defog, Classic, Retro, Negative, Custom RGB
Edit Image Edit: Resize, Rotate, Trimming, Smart Crop Smart Filter: 1.Still Image - Miniature, Vignetting, Soft Focus, Old Film1, Old Film 2, Half Tone Dot, Sketch, Fish-eye, Defog, Classic, Retro, Negative, Custom RGB 2. Movie - Hollywood1, Hollywood2, Hollywood3, Hollywood4 Miniature, Vignetting, Half Tone, Sketch, Fish-eye, Defog, Classic, Retro, Negative, Custom RGB Image Adjust: Face Retouch, Brightness, Contrast, Saturation, Red Eye Fix, ACB, Add Noise
Image Play   Single image, Thumbnails, Multi Slide show, Movie Clip, Smart Album, Megazine Slide show: Slide show with Effect and Music
Voice Recording   Voice Recording (max. 10 hours), Voice Memo in Still Image (max. 10 sec.)
Date Imprinting   Date & Time, Date, Off (user selectable)
Movie Clip Recording Mute, Sound Alive On, Sound Alive Off (Max recording time: 20min) 5x Optical Zoom enable Smart Movie enable: Landscape, Blue Sky, Natural Green, Sunset Size: 1280 x 720 HQ (30 FPS, 15 FPS), 1280 x 720 (30 FPS, 15 FPS), 640 x 480 (30 FPS, 15 FPS), 320 x 240 (30 FPS, 15 FPS), 320 x 240 Web (30 FPS Only)
Effect Smart Filter: Palette Effect1, Palette Effect2, Palette Effect3, Palette Effect4 Miniature, Vignetting, Half Tone Dot, Sketch, Fish-eye, Defog, Classic, Retro, Negative, Custom RGB
Edit Pause during recording, Still Image Capture, Time Trimming
Storage Media Internal memory: Approx. 6.9MB flash memory External memory: Micro SD card (up to 2GB guaranteed), Micro SDHC card (up to 8GB guaranteed) Internal memory capacity is subject to change without prior notice.
File format Still Image: JPEG (DCF), EXIF 2.21, DPOF 1.1, PictBridge 1.0 Movie Clip: AVI (H.264) Audio: WAV
Image Size 14M: 4320 x 3240 pixels 12MP: 4320 x 2880 pixels 10MW: 4320 x 2432 pixels, 10M: 3648 x 2736 pixels 5M: 2592 x 1944 pixels, 3M: 1984 x 1488 pixels, 2MW: 1920 x 1080 pixels, 1M: 1024 x 768 pixels
Interface Digital Output Connector USB 2.0
Audio Microphone: MonoInternal Speaker: Mono
Video Output AV: NTSC, PAL (user selectable)
DC Power Input 20pin, 4.2V
Power Supply   Rechargeable battery: BP85A(3.7V, Typical 890mA, Min 850mAh) Charger: SAC-48DC power input connector: 20pin Included battery may vary depending on sales region.
Physical Specification Dimensions (WxHxD) 93 x 53.9 x 18.9mm
Weight 110.2g
Operating Temperature 0 ~ 40°C
Operating Humidity 5 ~ 85%
Software   Intelli-studio, Autobackup
Special Feature   Smart Auto 2.0 Smart Filter 2.0Self PortraitFace Recognition Beauty ShotOut-focus Portrait Wireless connection (802.11b/g/n)
System Requirement in general For Windows PC with processor better than Pentium? 3.2GHz / AMD Athlon FX 2.6GHz or higher Minimum 512MB RAM (Over 1GB recommended) Windows XP SP2 / Vista / 7250MB of available hard-disk space (Over 1GB recommend) USB port CD-ROM drive nVIDIA Geforce 7600GT or later / Ati X1600 series or later 1024 x 768 pixels, 16-bit colour display compatible monitor (1280 x 1024, 32-bit colour display recommended) Microsoft DirectX 9.0c or later
For Macintosh Power Mac G3 or later Mac OS 10.4 or higher Minimum 256MB RAM 110MB of available hard-disk space USB port CD-ROM drive

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