Samsung WB30F Review

3.5
May 27, 2013 | Gavin Stoker |

Specifications

Image Sensor

Sensor Type 1/2.3″ (Approx. 7.76mm) CCD
Effective Pixel Approx. 16.2 Mega pixels
Total Pixel Approx. 16.6 Mega pixels

Lens

Focal Length Samsung 10x Zoom Lens f = 4.3 ~ 43mm (35mm film equivalent : 24 ~ 240mm)
F No. 3.1 (W) ~ 6.3 (T)
Optical Zoom 10x Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom Still Image mode : 1.0x ~ 5.0x (Optical * Digital : 50x), Intelli-Zoom : 2.0x (Optical * intelli: 20x)

Image Stabilization

Mode Optical Image Stabilisation

Display

Type TFT LCD
Size 75.0mm (3.0"), 230K dots

Focusing

Type TTL Auto Focus (Centre AF, Multi AF, Tracking AF, Face Detection AF), Manual Focus
Range Normal : 80cm ~ Infinity (Wide), 250cm ~ Infinity (Tele) Macro : 5cm ~ 80cm (Wide), 130cm ~ 250cm (Tele) Auto Macro : 5cm ~ Infinity (Wide), 180cm ~ Infinity (Tele)

Shutter Speed

Smart Auto : 1/8 ~ 1/2000 sec., Program : 1 ~ 1/2000 sec., Night : 16 ~ 1/2000 sec., Fireworks : 2 sec.

Exposure

Control Program AE
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 : 0.2m ~ 3.3m (ISO Auto), Tele : 0.5m ~ 1.6m (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 : Smart Auto, Program, Scene, Photo Filter, Split Shot, Motion Photo, Close up, Magic Frame, Live Panorama, Beauty Shot, Night shot* Scene : Landscape, Text, Sunset, Dawn, Backlight, Beach & Snow* Smart Auto: Portrait, Night Portrait, Night, Backlight Portrait, Backlight, Landscape, White, Macro, Macro Text, Tripod, Action, Macro Colour, Natural Green, Blue Sky, Sunset Sky, Fireworks, Candle, Spotlight, Spotlight(Macro), Spotlight(Portrait)* Continuous: Single, Continuous, Motion Capture, AEB* Photo Filter : Miniature / Vignetting / Ink Painting / Oil Painting / Cartoon / Cross Filter / Sketch / Soft focus / Fish Eye / Old Film / Half Tone Dot / Classic / Retro / Zooming Shot * Self timer: Off, 10 sec., 2 sec., Double(10 sec., 2 sec.)

Image Play

Single image, Thumbnails, Advanced Slide Show, Movie Clip

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), 640 x 480 (30fp), 320 x 240 (30fps), 240 web
* 10x optical zoom (Max. recording time : 20min)
* Voice recording : Sound Alive On / Sound Alive Off / Mute, CAF On / off
Effect * Smart Filter : Miniature, Vignetting, Half Tone Dot, Sketch, Fish-eye, Classic, Retro, Palette Effect 1, Palette Effect 2, Palette Effect 3, Palette Effect
Edit Still Image Capture / Time Trimming

Storage

Media *Internal memory: Approx 9.5MB, *External memory: Micro SD(up to 2GB guaranteed), Micro SDHC(up to 2GB guaranteed), Micor SDXC(up to 64GB guaranteed)
File Format *Still Image : JPEG (DCF), EXIF 2.21, GIF*Movie Clip : MP4(H.264), Audio : AAC
Image Size 16 M: 4608 x 3456 / 14 MP: 4608 x 3072 / 12 MW: 4608 x 2592 / 10 M: 3648 x 2736 / 5 M: 2592 x 1944 / 3 M: 1984 x 1488 / 2 MW: 1920 x 1080 / 1 M: 1024 x 768

Interface

Digital Output Connector USB2.0
Audio Microphone : MonoInternal Speaker : Mono
Video Output AV : NTSC, PAL (User selectable)
DC Power Input 5.0V

Power

Power Source Type Rechargeable battery : BP70A Connector Type : micro USB (5 pin)

Physical Specification

Dimensions Dimension (WxHxD) 98 x 57.9 x 16.5 (27)mm
Weight 131g (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

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

Wireless

Wireless * Wi-Fi Connectivity - MobileLink, Remote Viewfinder, SNS & Cloud, E-mail, Auto Backup, AllShare Play - S/W Upgrade Notifier, AutoShare * AllShare Play : Nearby Device, Web Storage * SNS & Cloud - Global : Facebook, YouTube, Picasa, SkyDrive - China : Weibo, RenRen, Poco, SkyDrive - Hongkong : Facebook, YouTube, Picasa, Weibo, RenRen, Poco, SkyDrive - Korea : Facebook, YouTube, Picasa, SkyDrive * S/W Upgrade Notifier : Supported in Wi-Fi mode, and only for notification * facebook, weibo, email : Supporting to add comment

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