Samsung WB150F Review

4.0
June 18, 2012 | Gavin Stoker |

Specifications

Image Sensor

Sensor Type 1/2.3″ (Approx. 7.76mm) CCD
Effective Pixel Approx. 14.2 Mega pixels
Total Pixel Approx. 16.4 Mega pixels

Lens

Focal Length Schneider-KREUZNACH 18x Zoom Lens f = 4 ~ 72mm (35mm film equivalent : 24 ~ 432mm)
F No. 3.2 (W) ~ 5.8 (T)
Digital Zoom Still Image mode : 1x ~ 5x
Play mode : 1x ~ 14.4x (depends on image size)(1)

Image Stabilization

Mode Optical Image Stabilisation

Display

Type TFT LCD
Feature 3" (7.62cm), 460K dots

Focusing

Type TTL Auto Focus (Centre AF, Multi AF, Tracking AF, Face Detection AF, Face Recognition AF, Selection AF)(2)
Range Normal : 80cm ~ Infinity (Wide), 350cm ~ Infinity (Tele)
Macro : 5cm ~ 80cm (Wide), 180cm ~ 350cm (Tele)
Auto Macro : 5cm ~ Infinity (Wide), 180cm ~ Infinity (Tele)
Manual : 5cm ~ Infinity (Wide), 180cm ~ Infinity (Tele)

Shutter Speed

Smart Auto : 1/8 ~ 1/2000sec., Program : 1 ~ 1/2000sec., Night : 8 ~ 1/2000sec., Manual : 16 ~ 1/2000sec.

Exposure

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, 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 : 0.3m ~ 3.38m (ISO Auto), Tele : 0.5m ~ 1.51m (ISO Auto)
Recharging Time Approx. 4sec.

White Balance

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

Still Image

Mode Mode (Dial) : 1) Smart Auto 2) Program 3) A / S / M 4) Scene 5) Magic Plus 6) Wi-Fi 7) Set 8) Movie
Scene : Beauty Shot, Night, Landscape, Text, Sunset, Dawn, Backlight, Beach & Snow
Magic : Live Panorama, Magic Frame, Split Shot, Picture in Picture (Still / Movie), Artistic Brush, Photo Filter, Movie Filter, Photo Editor
Smart Auto : Portrait, Night Portrait, Night, Backlight Portrait, Backlight, Landscape, White, Macro, Macro Text, Tripod, Action, Macro Colour, Natural Green, Blue Sky, Sunset, Fireworks
Drive : Single, Continuous, AEB, Motion Capture
Self timer: Off, 2sec., 10sec., Double (10sec., 2sec.)

Image Play

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

Date Imprinting

Date&Time, Date, Off (user selectable)

Movie Clip

Recording Smart Movie : Landscape, Blue Sky, Natural Green, Sunset
Movie Size : 1280 x 720 (30fps, 15fps), 640 x 480 (30fps, 15fps), 320 x 240 (30fps, 15fps)
18x optical zoom (Max. recording time : 20min)
Voice recording : Sound Alive On / Sound Alive Off / Mute
Effect Smart Filter : Miniature, Vignetting, Half Tone Dot, Sketch, Fish-eye, Classic, Retro, Palette Effect 1, Palette Effect 2, Palette Effect 3, Palette Effect 4
Edit Pause during recording and playing, Still Image Capture, Time Trimming

Storage

Media Internal memory : 18MB
External Memory : SDSC (up to 2GB guaranteed), SDHC (up to 32GB guaranteed), SDXC (up to 64GB guaranteed)
File Format Still Image : JPEG (DCF), EXIF 2.21, DPOF 1.1, PictBridge 1.0
Movie Clip : MP4 (Video: MPEG4, AVC / H.264, Audio: AAC)
Image Size 14M : 4320 x 3240 pixels,
12M P : 4320 x 2880,
10M W : 4320 x 2432,
10M : 3648 x 2736,
8M (1:1) : 2832 x 2832,
5M : 2592 x 1944,
3M : 1984 x 1488,
2M W : 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 5V

Power

Power Source Type Rechargeable battery : SLB-10A
Connector Type : micro USB (5 pin)

Physical Specification

Dimension Dimension (WxHxD) 106.5 x 59.9 x 23.4 (32.2) mm
Weight 188.2g (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, PC Auto Backup (CD)
Compatible OS Windows XP SP2 / Vista / 7

System Requirement in General

For Macintosh Power Mac G3 or above
Mac OS 10.4 or above
110MB or more hard-disk capacity
minimum 256MB RAM
CD-ROM Driver
USB Port
For Windows Intel® Pentium®4 3.2GHz or above / AMD Athlon™ FX 2.6GHz or above
Windows XP_SP2 / Vista / 7
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)
CD-ROM Driver
USB Port
DirectX 9.0c or above

Usage note

  • (1) Intelli-zoom : 2x
  • (2) Manual Focus

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