Samsung EX1 Review

July 1, 2010 | Mark Goldstein |


Information displayed is accurate at time of launch

Usage note
(1) Flash EVC : ±1EV (1/2 steps)
(2) Format: H.264 (Max. Recording time: 20min.) Mono recording with volume control (Zooming) Voice (On / Off), OIS (On / Off) Movie capture button
(3) Photo Style Selector: Normal, Soft, Vivid, Forest, Retro, Cool, Calm, Classic, Negative, Custom RGB Image Adjust: Off, ACB, Red-eye Fix, Face Retouch, Brightness, Contrast, Saturation, Add Noise

Image sensor Type 1 / 1.7″ (Approx. 1.09cm) High Sensitive CCD
Effective Pixel Approx. 10 Mega pixel
Total Pixel Approx. 10 Mega pixel
Lens Focal Length 24 - 72mm, 3x Compact Lens, Lens cap, Wide Convertor
F No. 1.8 - 2.4
Digital Zoom Still Image mode: 1.0x ~ 3.0x
Play mode: 1.0x ~ 12.5x (depends on image size)
Focusing Type TTL Auto Focus (Centre AF, Multi AF, Selection AF, Manual Focus)
Range Normal: 40cm ~ Infinity (Wide), 80cm ~ Infinity (Tele)
Macro: 1cm ~ 40cm (Wide), 50cm ~ 80cm (Tele)
Auto Macro: 5cm ~ Infinity (Wide), 50cm ~ Infinity (Tele)
Manual: 1cm ~ Infinity (Wide), 50cm ~ Infinity (Tele)
Exposure Compensation ±2EV (1 / 3EV steps)
Control Program AE, Shutter Priority AE, Aperture Priority AE, Manual Aperture Adjustment (above 8 steps)
ISO Equivalent Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 (Fullsize)
Metering Multi, Spot, Centre-weighted
Flash Modes Auto, Auto & Red-eye reduction, Fill-in flash, Slow sync, Flash Off, Red-eye fix, Manual
Recharging Time Approx. 5sec.
Range Wide: 0.3m ~ 5.2m, Tele: 0.5m ~ 2.5m (ISO AUTO) (1)
Storage Media Internal memory: 1GB
External memory: SD Card SDHC (up to 8GB guaranteed)
File format Still Image: JPEG, DCF, EXIF 2.21, DPOF 1.1, PictBridge 1.0 Movie Clip: Container: MP4, Video: H.264, Audio: AAC
Image Size 10M: 3648 x 2736 pixels, 7MW: 3648 x 2052 pixels, 8M: 3264 x 2448 pixels, 5M: 2592 x 1944 pixels, 3M: 2048 x 1536 pixels, 2MW: 1920 x 1080 pixels, 1M: 1024 x 768 pixels
Interface Audio Microphone: Mono (TBD)
Internal Speaker: Mono
Digital output connector USB 2.0
Video Out AV: NTSC, PAL (user selectable) HDMI 1.3a: NTSC, PAL (user selectable) (HDMI Type D Built-in)
DC power input 20pin
Physical Specification Dimensions (WxHxD) 114.4 x 64.6 x 30 mm
Weight 160g (except for a battery)
Operating Temperature 0 ~ 40°C
Operationg Humidity 5 ~ 85%
Display Type AMOLED
Feature 3.0" (7.62cm), VGA, Rotating
Movie Clip Recording Movie Size: 640 x 480 30fps, 320 x 240 (2)
Effect Photo Style Selector: Normal, Soft, Vivid, Forest, Retro, Cool, Calm, Classic, Negative, Custom RGB
Edit Pause during recording, Still Image Capture, Time Trimming
Still Image Shooting (Mode Dial: Smart Auto, Program, Aperture Priority, Manual, Shutter Priority, Dual IS, Scene, Movie) Scene: Beauty Shot, Frame Guide, Night, Portrait, Children, Landscape, Close-up, Text, Sunset, Dawn, Backlight, Firework, Beach & Snow (TBD) Movie capture
Effect Photo Style Selector: Normal, Soft, Vivid, Forest, Retro, Cool, Calm, Classic, Negative, Custom RGB
Edit Resize, Rotate, Photo Style Selector, Image Adjust (3)
Special Feature   ? Ultra wide Angle 24mm 3x + OIS [Barrel: NEW]
? 10M 1 / 1.7” High Sensitivity CCD
? 3.0” VGA AMOLED (Rotating)
? Dual Image Stabilisation (Optical: 3stop + Digital IS)
? Smart Control Dial - Full Manual Mode (A / S / M) - WB Fine-tuning, Colour Temperature
System Requirement in general For Windows PC with processor better than Pentium ? 500MHz (Pentium ? 800MHz recommended) Windows 2000 / XP / Vista 250MB of available hard-disk space (Over 1GB recommend) Minimum 256MB RAM (Over 512MB recommended) USB port CD-ROM drive 1024 x 768 pixels, 16 - bit colour displa
For Macintosh Power Mac G3 or later Mac OS 10.3 or higher Minimum 256MB RAM 110MB of available hard-disk space USB port CD-ROM drive
System Requirement for 720P H.264 Movie For Windows Intel® Core™2 Duo 1.66GHz or higher / AMD Athlon™ x2 Dual-Core 1.6GHz or higher Windows XP service pack2 / VistaMinimum 512MB RAM (1GB and above recommended) 64MB or greater video card (nVIDIA Geforce 7600GT or higher / ATI x 1600 series or higher reco
For Macintosh 1.8GHz Power Mac G5 or 1.83GHz Intel Core Duo or faster Macintosh computer At least 256MB of RAM 64MB or greater video card