Samsung 16.2MP WB850F Wi-Fi Travel Zoom Review by CNET US With Rating 7.6/102012-08-04 02:44 | Source
On January 9 2012, Samsung announced the launch of a new range of Wi-Fi enabled travel zoom cameras - the WB850F, WB150F, and ST200F. The flagship WB850F features a 21x optical zoom lens, 16.2 Megapixels BSI CMOS sensor, 3-inch AMOLED screen, Full HD video recording built-in GPS and Digital Compass. The 14.2 Megapixels WB150F comes with 18x optical zoom, 720p HD video recording capabilities and the same large AMOLED display as the WB850F, while the ST200F sports a 10x zoom lens and 720p video.
Samsung WB850F Camera Reviews Roundup
|ePhotoZine: "The WB850F takes pictures that are well exposed with excellent colour reproduction. Portraits have good skin tones and are free from red-eye when using the flash. Landscape mode allows you to shoot landscapes with superb blues and greens. HDR mode automatically combines three shots and the results are good. Images have a good level of detail throughout the zoom range, but there is some purple fringing in contrasting..." - Aug 26 2012 More »|
|MacWorld: "In our lab's subjective evaluations of image quality, our panel of judges awarded the WB850F scores of Good or better in all of our testing categories. The camera's strongest suit is sharpness, where it earned a score of Superior; we noted just a bit of discolored fringing in the finer details of our target resolution chart. The WB850F also performed very well on color accuracy and lack of distortion, with scores of..." - Aug 24 2012 More »|
|Photography BLOG: "The 16 megapixel, 21x optical zoom Samsung WB850F is a feature packed metal build pocket camera that offers just about all the must-have features one would want from a travel zoom compact in 2012 - including a 3-inch AMOLED screen, GPS and Wi-Fi connectivity - plus delivers images straight from the camera that non enthusiasts will be perfectly happy with. But before that has you reaching for the credit card, conside..." - Aug 16 2012 More »|
|CNET UK: "The WB850F has eight scene modes, taking in the usual selection of night, landscape and so on, plus aperture and shutter priority, manual and program modes. I performed my tests using the smart auto mode, allowing the camera to choose the best settings for each particular scenario. Results were good across the board, with the WB850F carefully balancing the incoming light in starkly contrasting compositions for a ple..." - Aug 01 2012 More »|
Samsung WB850F Camera Recent User Reviews
- Apr 19 2013 Good things come in a small package, sspudich
I use this camera to document the products we sell. These photos are used for design, technical and assembly assistance, so I needed a camera capable of hi res., quality photos for sharpness of detail, especially when zooming in on photos for reference. This camera does this perfectly, with so many other features that it turned out to be much more than I was hoping for....
- Mar 28 2013 Great Quality Pics, Amazing Zoom, J. Battig
I received this as a gift prior to a vacation trip. Out of the box I was impressed with the build quality of the camera. It has a very sturdy feel to it and is easy to grip and handle while taking pictures. Even with the large zoom, the camera is very slender and easy to carry around. The controls are fairly easy to operate and for the most part intuitive. Thanks to a good on-scree...