Samsung WP10 Review

September 29, 2010 | Mark Goldstein |



Usage note
(1) Under Samsung test conditions.
(2) Slide show: Slide show with Effect & Music
(3) Internal memory capacity is subject to change without prior notice.
(4) Included battery may vary depending on sales region.

Image sensor Type 1/2.33″ (Approx. 7.79mm) CCD
Effective Pixel Approx. 12.2 Mega-pixel
Total Pixel Approx.12.4 Mega-pixel
Lens Focal Length Samsung 5x Lens f = 6.3 ~ 31.5mm (35mm film equivalent: 35~175mm)
F No. F3.6 (W) ~ 4.8 (T)
Digital Zoom Still Image mode: 1.0x ~ 5.0x Play mode: 1.0x ~ 12.5x (depends on image size)
Image Stabilization   DIS
Display Type TFT LCD
Feature 2.7" (6.9cm) (230000 pixel)
Waterproof   3M (IEC protection class "IPX8" equivalent).
Dustproof   Yes (IEC protection class "IP6X" equivalent.)
Focusing Type TTL auto focus (Multi AF, Centre AF, Face Detection AF, Tracking AF)
Range Normal: 80cm ~ infinity Macro: 5cm ~ 80cm (Wide), 50cm ~ 80cm (Tele) Auto Macro: 5cm ~ Infinity (Wide), 50cm ~ Infinity (Tele)
Shutter Speed   Smart Auto: 1/8 ~ 1/1000 sec. Program: 1 ~ 1/1000 sec. (Night Scene: 8 ~ 1/1000 sec.)
Exposure Control Program AE
Metering Multi, Spot, Centre 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: 0.2m ~ 3.0m, Tele: 0.5m ~ 2.0m (ISO AUTO)
Recharging Time Approx. 4 sec.
Sharpness   Soft+, Soft, Normal, Vivid, Vivid+
White Balance   Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent_H, Fluorescent_L, Tungsten, Custom
Still Image Shooting Mode: Smart Auto, P, Scene, *Smart Auto: Portrait, Night Portrait, Night, Backlight Portrait, Backlight, Landscape, White, Macro, Macro Portrait, Macro Text, Macro Colour, Tripod, Action, Natural Green, Blue Sky, Sunset *Scene: Aqua, Beautyshot, Night, Frame Guide, Portrait, Children, Landscape, Close-up, Text, Sunset, Dawn, Back light, Firework, Beach & Snow Continuous: Single, Continuous, AEB, Motion Capture Self-timer: 2 sec., 10 sec., Double
Effect Photo Style Selector: Normal, Soft, Vivid, Forest, Retro, Cool, Calm, Classic, Negative, Custom, Defog Smart Filter: Vignetting, Fish Eye Image Adjust: Sharpness, Contrast, Saturation (5 steps), Beauty shot, ACB
Edit Image Edit: Resize, Rotate, Trimming Photo Style Selector: Normal, Soft, Vivid, Forest, Retro, Cool, Calm, Classic, Negative, Custom, Sketch, Defog Smart Filter: Vignetting, Fish Eye, Miniature Image Adjust: Face Retouch, Brightness, Contrast, Saturation, Red Eye Fix, ACB
Image Play   Single image, Thumbnails, Advanced Slide show, Movie Clip, Smart Album
Voice Recording   Voice Recording (max. 10 hours) Voice Memo in Still Image (max. 10 sec.)
Date Imprinting   Date & Time, Date, Off (user selectable)
Movie Clip Recording *Smart Scene Detection SelectableScene Recognition : Landscape, Natural Green, Blue Sky, SunsetWith Audio or without Audio (Max Recording time (HQ Recording): 20min) Size: High Quality-1280 x 720 (30fps & 15fps) Standard Quality-640 x 480 (30fps & 15fps), 320 x 240 (60fps & 30fps & 15fps) (5x Optical Zoom with sound recording) *Due to the noise while optical zooming, user can select to record sound or not.
Effect Photo Style Selector: Normal, Soft, Vivid, Forest, Retro, Cool, Calm, Classic, Negative, Custom, Defog Smart Filter: Vignetting, Fish Eye Setting: Movie Stabilizer
Edit Pause during Playing, Still Image Capture, Time Trimming
Storage Media Internal Memory: About 20MBExternal Memory (Optional): SD (up to 2GB guaranteed) SDHC (up to 32GB guaranteed) (3)
File format Still Image: JPEG (DCF), EXIF 2.21, DPOF 1.1, PictBridge 1.0Movie Clip: MP4 (H.264)Audio: WAV
Image Size 12M: 4000 x 3000 pixels, 10M P: 3984 x 2656 pixels, 9M W: 3968 x 2232 pixels, 8M: 3264 x 2448 pixels, 5M: 2592 x 1944 pixels, 3M: 2048 x 1536 pixels, 1M: 1024 x 768 pixels
Interface Digital output connector USB 2.0
Audio Microphone: MonoInternal Speaker: Mono
Video Out NTSC, PAL (user selectable)
DC power input 4.2V
Power Source   Rechargeable battery: BP-70AAdaptor: SAC-48, CB20U05AConnector Type: 20pin
Physical Specification Dimensions (WxHxD) 93.8 x 61 x 18.5mm (Excluding protrusions)
Weight 121g (without battery and card)
Operating Temperature 0 ~ 40°C
Operationg Humidity 5 ~ 85%
Software   Intelli-studio, Adobe Reader
Special Feature   Waterproof & Compact slim Design· Waterproof (3M), Aqua Mode· 12Mege Pixels· 5x Optical Zoom Lens & DIS· 2.7" LCD (230K)· H.264, 720p, 30fps· ISO 3200· Smart Auto (Still & Movie) & Face Recognition· Face Detection & Self Portrait· Smart Album· Blink Detection & Smile Detection· Beauty Shot · Frame Guide · Function Description· Smart Filter : Miniature, Vignetting, Fish Eye
System Requirement in general For Windows PC with processor better than Pentium? 500MHz (Pentiumlll 800MHz recommended) Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7 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 display compatible monitor (24-bit colour display recommended) Microsoft DirectX 9.0C or later
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