Samsung WB600 Review

May 31, 2010 | Mark Goldstein |


Image sensor Type 1/2.3″ (1.10cm) CCD
Effective Pixel Approx. 12.0 Mega-pixel
Total Pixel Approx. 14.2 Mega-pixel
Lens Focal Length Schneider KREUZNACH Lens f=3.9~58.5mm (35mm film equivalent : f 24 ~ 360mm)
F No. F3.2(W) ~ F5.8(T)
Digital Zoom Still Image mode : 1.0X ~5.0X
Play mode : 1.0X ~ 12.5X (depends on image size)
Viewfinder Electronic Viewfinder N/A
LCD Monitor 3.0" TFT LCD Screen Panel
Focusing Type TTL auto focus (Multi AF, Center AF, Selection AF, Face Detection AF, Face Recognition AF, Object Tracking AF) Focus Area, Manual Focus
Range Normal : 80cm ~ infinity (Wide), 200 ~ Infinite (Tele)
Macro : 3cm ~ 80cm (Wide), 100cm ~ 200cm (Tele)
Auto Macro : 3cm ~ Infinity (Wide), 100cm ~ Infinity (Tele)
Shutter Type N/A
Speed Auto : 1 ~ 1/2,000 sec. Manual Mode :16 ~ 1/2000sec.
Night : 8 ~ 1/2,000 sec. Fireworks : 2sec.
Exposure Control Program AE, Shutter AE, Aperture Priority AE or Manual Exposure
Metering Multi, Spot, Center-weighted, Face Detection AE
Compensation ±2EV (1/3EV steps)
ISO Equivalent Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
Flash Modes Auto, Auto & Red-eye reduction, Fill-in flash, Slow sync, Flash off, Red-eye fix
Range Wide : 0.3m ~ 5.0m, Tele : 0.5m ~ 3.0m (ISO AUTO)
Recharging Time Approx. 4 sec.
Effect Sharpness Soft+, Soft, Normal, Vivid, Vivid+
Colour Effect *Photo Style Selector : Normal, Soft, Vivid, Forest, Retro, Cool, Calm, Classic, Negative, Custom,
Defog, Sketch
*Lens Effect: Miniature, Vignetting, Fish-eye I, Fish-eye II
*Image Adjust : Sharpness (Soft+, Soft, Normal, Vivid, Vivid+),
Contrast (High+, High, Normal, Low, Low+),
White Balance Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent_H, Fluorescent_L, Tungsten, Custom
Shooting Still Image Mode : Smart Auto, Auto ,Program, A/S/M , Dual IS, Beauty, Scene, Movie
*Smart Auto : Portrait, Night Portrait, Backlight Portrait, Backlight, Landscape, White, Motion, Tripod, Night, Macro, Macro Text, Blue Sky, Sunset Sky, Macro Portrait, Natural Green, Children, Cloud
Scene : Frame Guide, Night, Portrait, Children, Landscape, Close-up, Text, Sunset, Dawn, Backlight,
Fireworks, Beach & Snow, Self shot, Food, Cafe
Continuous: Single, Continuous, AEB, Motion Capture
Self-timer : 10 sec., 2 sec., Double, Motion Timer, Remote Controller(SCR-A5)
Movie Clip With Audio or without Audio (Max recording time : 20min), 15X Optical Zoom enable
*Smart Movie enable : Landscape, Blue Sky, Natural Green, Sunset)
*Low AF & Zoom Noise while recording Movie

*Size : 1280 X 720 HQ (30 FPS, 15 FPS), 1280 X 720 (30 FPS, 15 FPS), 640 X 480 (30 FPS, 15 FPS), 320 X 240 (60 FPS, 30 FPS, 15 FPS), 320 X 240 Web (30 FPS Only)

*Due to the noise while optical zooming, user can select to record sound or not.
Storage Media Internal Memory : 128MB
External Memory(Optional) : SD (up to 2GB guaranteed)
SDHC (up to 8GB guaranteed)
File Format Still Image : JPEG (DCF), EXIF 2.21, DPOF 1.1, PictBridge 1.0
Movie Clip :MP4 (H.264(MPEG4.AVC))
Audio : WAV
Image Size 12M: 4000X3000 pixels, 8M: 3264x2448 pixels,
5M : 2560X1920 pixels, 3M : 2048x1536 pixels,
1M: 1024x768 pixels,
9M W: 3840 x 2160 pixels, 2MW:1920x1080 pixels,
10M P: 3984 x 2656 pixels
Capacity (256MB) N/A
Image Play Type N/A
Editing Single image, Thumbnails, Multi Slide show, Movie Clip
* Slide show : Slide show with Effect & Music
Interface Digital Output Connector USB 2.0 Hi-Speed
Audio Microphone : Stereo
Internal Speaker : Mono
Video output AV : NTSC, PAL (user selectable)
HDMI 1.4 : NTSC, PAL (user selectable)
* Remarks: HDMI function is available when connected through Type C HDMI Cable (optional).
DC power input connector TTA 20Pin
Power Supply Power Source Rechargeable battery : SLB-11A (1,100mAh)
Adaptor : SAC-48, SCB34-U05
* Included battery may vary depending on sales region.
Physical Specification Dimensions (WxHxD) 106.6 X 60.5 X 28mm
Weight 210.7g (without battery and card)
Operating Temperature 0 ~ 40°C
Operating Humidity 5 ~ 85%
Software Application Quick Time Player 7.4, Adobe Reader, Bulitin PC SW(Intelli-Studio)
MP3 Specification Audio Frequency N/A
Earphone Port N/A
Output N/A
Noise Ratio N/A
Sound Effect N/A
Play Mode N/A
File File Format N/A
Bit Rate N/A
PMP Specification PMP Decoder Movie N/A
Audio N/A
Subtitle N/A
TEXT Specification File N/A
File Format Window N/A
Mac N/A
Function N/A
Language N/A
Voice Recording 12 Mega-pixel
15x Schneider Lens
3.0"" TFT LCD Screen
Dual Image Stabilization : Optical IS + Digital IS
Date Imprinting Date&Time, Date, Off (user selectable)