Samsung WB250F Review

3.5
August 7, 2013 | Matt Grayson |

Specifications

Image Sensor

Sensor Type 1/2.33'' (Approx. 7.67mm) BSI CMOS
Effective Pixel Approx. 14.2 Mega pixels
Total Pixel Approx. 16.4 Mega pixels

Lens

Focal Length Samsung LENS 18x Zoom Lens f = 4.0 ~ 72mm (35mm film equivalent : 24 ~ 432mm)
F No. 3.2 (W) ~ 5.8 (T)
Optical Zoom 18x Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom Still Image mode : 1x ~ 5x (Optical * Digital : 90x), Intelli-Zoom : 2x (Optical * itelli : 36x)

Image Stabilisation

Mode Optical Image Stabilisation

Display

Type TFT LCD (C-Type Touch)
Size 75mm (3"), 460K dots

Focusing

Type TTL Auto Focus (Centre AF, Multi AF, Tracking AF, Face Detection AF, Touch AF), Manual Focus
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 ~ 1/2000 sec., Program : 1 ~ 1/2000 sec., Manual : 16 ~ 1/2000 sec.

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, 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. 4 sec.

White Balance

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

Still Image

Mode * Mode (Dial) : 1) Auto 2) Program 3) A / S / M 4) Smart 5) Magic Plus 6) Best Face 7) Settings 8) Wi-Fi * Auto : Portrait, Night Portrait, Night, Backlight Portrait, Backlight, Landscape, White, Macro, Macro Text, Tripod, Action, Macro Colour, Natural Green, Blue Sky, Sunset, Fireworks, lowlight, spotlight, spotlight macro, spotlight portrait * Smart : Beauty Face, Landscape, Action Freeze, Panorama, Waterfall, Silhouette, Sunset, Fireworks, Light Trace, Low Light Shot, Rich tone, Contiuous Shot, Macro * Magic Plus : My Magic Frame, Split Shot, Motion Photo, Photo Filter, Movie Filter, Photo Editor * Wi-Fi : MobileLink, Remote Viewfinder, SNS & Cloud, E-mail, Auto Backup, AllShare Play, S / W Upgrade Notifier, AutoShare * Drive : Single, Continuous (8fps, 3fps), BKT (AE) * Self timer : Off, 2 sec., 10 sec.

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 : 1920 x 1080 (30fps), 1280 x 720 (30fps), 640 x 480 (30fps), 320 x 240 (30fps), 240 web * 18x optical zoom (Max. recording time : 20min) * Audio : Sound Alive On / Sound Alive Off / Mute * Dual Capture (Movie 1080p@30pfs & Still 2Mpixels)
Effect * Smart Filter : Miniature, Vignetting, 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 : Approximately 9.5MB 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 * Movie Clip : MP4 (Video : MPEG4, AVC / H.264, Audio : AAC)
Image Size 14M : 4320 x 3240 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) 106.05 x 61.65 x 21.65 (32.6) mm
Weight 184g (without battery and memory card media)
Operating Temperature 0 ~ 40°C
Operating Humidity 5 ~ 85%

S/W and PC OS

Bundle PC S/W i-Launcher
Compatible OS Windows XP SP2 / Vista / 7 / 8

Wireless

Wireless MobileLink, Remote Viewfinder, Auto Backup, Email, SNS & Cloud, AllShare Play, AutoShare, Wi-Fi Direct, S / W Upgrade Notifier

System Requirement in General

For Macintosh Power Mac G3 or later Mac OS 10.5 or higher Minimum 256MB RAM 110MB of available hard-disk space USB port CD-ROM drive
For Windows PC with processor better than Intel Core 2 Duo 1.66GHz / AMD Athlon X2 Dual-Core 2.2GHz or higher Minimum 512MB RAM (Over 1GB recommended) Windows XP SP2 / Vista / 7 / 8 250MB of available hard-disk space (Over 1GB recommend) USB 2.0 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

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