As someone who just simply wants to point and shoot, this product just works.
Point and shoot - If you're not quite the expert yet or you're just getting started in the world of photography, the Samsung PL 120 will satisfy your needs.
Casual videos - If the technicalities involved in altering video settings are not a priority, then this Samsung device is a very good option!
Recording every moment of the day's events is precious and this device certainly delivers. While the camera is rolling it has a handy Image stabilization feature built-in.
Its always great to capture moments of delight at home or while spending time with family and friends on an outing. For this, the Samsung PL 120 is a great companion to have.
For the YouTubers - This is a good choice for your video recordings because in addition to it's excellent Image Sensor Size (6.17 x 4.55 mm mm), it comes with an in-built image stablizer that ensures your shots remain steady.
There are times when you just want to take simple but great photos of things around you without bothering too much about camera settings. For that purpose, the PL 120 is a really good choice.
While taking those action shots during the day's event, you'll be aiming to keep your subject matter in sharp focus while they're in motion. The Auto Focus Tracking capability that comes with this camera helps with this.
Taking photos while underwater is a lot of fun. You'll be able to bathe the subject of your photograph with the colours and hues only found when taking shots in an aquatic environment.
Whether on holiday or exploring new places, this camera from Samsung is a great choice. Taking photos of what's around you - near and far - with the PL 120 is a breeze.
Composing photographs of landscapes is subject to the lighting conditions that you're faced with. The 6.17 x 4.55 mm(mm) Image Sensor Size on this model play a big role in this. Also, the Samsung PL 120 has a variety of scene modes which can be selected to suit the shot you're preparing to take.
It looks simple, capable and doesn't stand out in any particular way.
|Camera Type||Compact camera|
|Operating Temperature (T-T)||0 - 40 °F|
|Aperture Priority AE||Yes|
|Aperture Range (F-F)||3.3-5.9|
|Camera File System||DPOF 1.1, Exif 2.1|
|Image Formats Supported||JPEG, DCF, DPOF, EXIF|
|Scene Modes||Backlight, Beach, Children, Close-up (macro), Dawn, Documents, Night portrait, Portrait, Self-portrait, Snow, Sunset, Landscape (scenery)|
|Scene Modes Present||Yes|
|Self-timer Delay||2, 10 s|
|Sharpness Levels||Normal, Soft, Vivid|
|White Balance||Auto, Cloudy, Custom modes, Daylight, Fluorescent, Tungsten|
|Flash Modes||Auto, Fill-in, Flash off, Red-eye reduction, Slow synchronization|
|Flash Range (tele)||1 - 1.9 m|
|Flash Range (wide)||0.2 - 3.4 m|
|Flash Sync-speed||4 s|
|Auto Focusing (AF) Modes||Centre weighted Auto Focus, Face detection, Multi Point Auto Focus|
|Macro Focusing Range (tele)||1 - 1.5 m|
|Macro Focusing Range (wide)||0.05 - 0.8 m|
|Normal Focusing Range||0.8 - ∞/1 - ∞ m|
|Normal Focusing Range (tele)||1.5 - ∞ m|
|Normal Focusing Range (wide)||0.8 - ∞ m|
|ISO Sensitivity||80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, Auto|
|ISO Sensitivity (max)||3200|
|ISO Sensitivity (min)||80|
|Light Exposure Control||Program AE|
|Light Exposure Correction||± 2EV (1/3EV step)|
|Light Exposure Modes||Auto|
|Light Metering||Centre-weighted, Spot|
|Fastest Camera Shutter Speed||1/2000 s|
|Slowest Camera Shutter Speed||8 s|
|Analog Signal Format System||NTSC, PAL|
|Camcorder Media Type||SD, SDHC|
|Maximum Video Resolution||1280 x 720 pixels|
|Motion JPEG Frame Rate||30 fps|
|Video Formats Supported||AVI, H.264, M-JPEG, MPEG4|
|Video Resolutions||320 x 240, 640 x 480 pixels|
|Audio Formats Supported||AAC|
|Microphone Operation Mode||Mono|
|Combined Zoom||25 x|
|Digital Zoom||5 x|
|Focal Length Range (f-f)||4.7 - 23.5 mm|
|Maximum Aperture Number||5.9|
|Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)||130 mm|
|Minimum Aperture Number||3.3|
|Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)||26 mm|
|Optical Zoom||5 x|
|Compatible Memory Cards||SD, SDHC|
|Maximum Memory Card Size||8 GB|
|Display Resolution (numeric)||230000 pixels|
|Image Sensor Size||1/2.3|
|Image Sensor Size (W X H)||6.17 x 4.55 mm|
|Total Megapixels||14.4 MP|
|Image Editing||Resizing, Rotating, Trimming|
|Ports & Interfaces|
|USB 2.0 Type-A Ports Quantity||1|
|Power Source Type||Battery|
|Weight & Dimensions|
|Maximum Image Resolution||4320 x 3240 pixels|
|Still Image Resolution(s)||1024 x 768, 1920 x 1080, 1984 x 1488, 2592 x 1944, 3648 x 2736, 4320 x 2432, 4320 x 2880|
|Minimum Processor||Intel Pentium 4, (3.2GHz), AMD Athelon (2.6GHz)|
|Windows Operating Systems Supported||Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Business x64, Windows Vista|
|Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)||5 - 85 %|