Samsung WB850F Review

4.0
August 16, 2012 | Gavin Stoker |

Specifications

Image Sensor

  • 1/2.3″ (Approx. 7.77mm) BSI CMOS
  • Approx. 16.2 Mega pixels
  • Approx. 16.8 Mega pixels

Display

  • AMOLED
  • 3.0"(7.62cm)
  • 3.0"(7.62cm) VGA ( 640X480 ) 614k dots ( PenTile )

Exposure

  • Program AE, Aperture Priority AE, Shutter Priority AE, Manual Exposure
  • Multi, Spot, Center-weighted, Face Detection AE
  • ±2EV (1/3EV steps)
  • Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200

Still Image

  • * Mode (Dial) : 1) Smart Auto, 2).Program, 3) A/S/M, 4) Scene, 5) Movie, 6) GPS, 7) Wi-Fi, 8) Apps (Magic)* Panorama : Live Panoram / Action Panorama / 3D Panorama* Scene : 3D Photo, PIP, Split Shot, HDR, Magic Frame, Beauty Shot, Night, Landscape, Text, Sunset, Dawn, Backlight, Beach & Snow* Smart Auto : Portrait, Night Portrait, Night, Backlight Portrait, Backlight, Landscape, White, Macro, Macro Text, Tripod, Action, Macro Color, Natural Green, Blue Sky, Sunset, Fireworks* Drive : Single, Continuous(8fps, 5fps, 3fps), BKT(WB, AE), Precapture, * Self timer: Off, 2 sec., 10 sec., Double(10 sec., 2 sec.)

Movie Clip

  • * Smart Movie : Landscape, Blue Sky, Natural Green, Sunset* Movie Size : 1920x1080(30fps), 1280x720(30fps), 640x480(30fps), QVGA(30fps, 30s, Streaming)* High Speed : 480fps(176x128), 240fps(384x288)* 18x optical zoom (Max. recording time : 20min)* Voice recording : Sound Alive On/Sound Alive Off/Mute* Audio Zoom* Dual Capture (Movie 1280p@30pfs & Still 10Mpixels)
  • *Smart Filter : Palette Effect 1, Palette Effect 2, Palette Effect 3, Palette Effect 4, Miniature, Vignetting, Sketch, Fish Eye, Classic, Retro
  • Pause during recording and playing, Still Image Capture, Time Trimming

Power

  • Rechargeable battery : SLB-10AConnector Type : micro USB (5 pin)

System Requirement in General

  • ntel Mac or later Mac OS 10.4 or higher Minimum 256MB RAM 110MB of available hard-disk space USB port CD-ROM drive
  • PC with processor better than Intel Core 2 Duo 1.66 GHz / AMD Athlon X2 Dual-Core 2.2 GHz or higherMinimum 512MB RAM (Over 1GB recommended) Windows XP SP2 / Vista / 7250MB of available hard-disk space (Over 1GB recommend) USB 2.0 port CD-ROM drive nVIDIA Geforce 7600GT or later / Ati X1600 series or later1024×768 pixels, 16-bit color display compatible monitor (1280x1024, 32-bit color display recommended) Microsoft DirectX 9.0c or later

Lens

  • Schneider-KREUZNACH 21x Zoom Lens f = 4.1 ~ 86.1mm (35mm film equivalent : 23 ~ 483mm)
  • 2.8 (W) ~ 5.9 (T)
  • Still Image mode : 1.0X ~ 4.0XPlay mode : 1.0X ~ 9.4X (depends on image size)Smart Zoom 1.33X

Focusing

  • TTL Auto Focus (Center AF, Multi AF, Tracking AF, Face Detection AF, Face Recognition AF, Selection AF)* Manual Focus
  • Normal : 80cm ~ Infinity (Wide), 350cm ~ Infinity (Tele)Macro : 5cm ~ 80cm (Wide), 150cm ~ 350cm (Tele)Auto Macro : 5cm ~ Infinity (Wide), 150cm ~ Infinity (Tele)Manual : 5cm ~ Infinity (Wide), 150cm ~ Infinity (Tele)

Flash

  • Auto, Auto & Red-eye reduction, Fill-in flash, Slow sync, Flash Off, Red-eye fix
  • Wide: 0.3m ~ 4.96m (ISO auto), Tele: 0.5m ~ 2.35m (ISO auto)
  • Approx. 4 sec.

Image Play

  • Single image, Thumbnails, Advanced Slide Show, Movie Clip, Smart Album, Creative Movie Maker

Storage

  • Internal memory : N/AExternal Memory : SDSC (up to 2GB guaranteed), SDHC (up to 32GB guaranteed), SDXC (up to 64GB guaranteed)
  • * Still Image : JPEG (DCF), EXIF 2.21, DPOF 1.1, PictBridge 1.0* Movie Clip : MP4 (Video: MPEG4, AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC)
  • 16M : 4608×3456, 14MP : 4608×307212M W : 4608×2592, 10M : 3648×27368M (1:1) : 2832×28325M : 2592×1944, 3M : 1984×14882MW : 1920×1080, 1M : 1024×768 TBD

Physical Specification

  • 109.5×62.2×24.9(35.1)mm
  • 232g (without battery and memory card media)
  • 0 ~ 40 °C
  • 5 ~ 85%

Wireless

  • - Social sharing, Email - Auto Backup - Remote Viewfinder - Cloud - Wi-Fi Direct - AllShare 2.2 - Log-in Browser - Allshare Movie Streaming up to 720P

Image Stabilization

  • Dual IS (Optical + Digital Image Stabilization)

Shutter Speed

  • Smart Auto : 1/8 ~ 1/2,000 sec., Program : 1 ~ 1/2,000 sec., Night : 8 ~ 1/2,000 sec., Manual : 16 ~ 1/2,000 sec.

White Balance

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

Date Imprinting

  • Date&Time, Date, Off (user selectable)

Interface

  • USB 2.0
  • Microphone : StereoInternal Speaker : Mono
  • AV : NTSC, PAL (User selectable)
  • 4.2V TBD

S/W and PC OS

  • Intelli-studio, Creative Movie Maker, Auto Backup, Map download manager(Download from On-line with iLinker)
  • Windows XP SP2 / Vista / 7

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