Samsung WB50F Black

MPN: EC-WB50FZBPBUS  |  EAN: 0887276960005  |  Model: WB50F

Price Information

$289.98

as at 25 Sep 19 | 12:43 AM CET

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Choosist's Ratings

Samsung WB50F Black - EC-WB50FZBPBUS Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Compact Cameras
Just Right
Basic Skill Level (Video)
Just Right
Intermediate Skill Level (Video)
Just Right
Basic Skill Level (Photo)
Outstanding
Sports Photography
Just Right
Vlogging
Just Right
Underwater Photography
Just Right
Travel
Just Right
Wildlife Photography
Just Right
Landscape Photography
Just Right
Live Streaming
Just Right
Everyday Life Photography
Just Right
Event Videos
Just Right
Events Photography
Just Right
Home Videos
Just Right
WiFi Connectivity
Just Right
Regular Looks
Just Right
Bluetooth Connectivity
Just Right

Kind of Camera

Compact cameras keeps things simple and is a good companion while capturing memories.

Photography Skillset

Keeping it simple - For someone who is not too bothered about technicalities, this Samsung device works!

Video skill level

Simple clips - As a videography noob, this Samsung WB50F video camera should be sufficient for your needs.

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Video Scenarios

Streaming video live is a great way to share your experiences and this camera from Samsung provides a couple of connectivity options to help you with this.

The Samsung WB50F, is a very competent option when it comes to recording occasions and related activities. Also, the presence of its built-in Image stabilizer does help with making your clips look smooth and steady.

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 WB50F is a great companion to have.

Self made video content - Whether its in a specialist niche or broad subject area, video content is king (or queen) these days. With an image sensor size of 5.760 x 4.290 mm (mm), this camera can deliver really good image quality in your videos. It's also got Wi-Fi so if you can still make your transfers even if you're not with your cables.

Photo Scenarios

If you're looking to simply use your camera to point-and-shoot everyday moments with an item or person as the subject matter, then the WB50F is an easy recommendation for this.

Actions shots are for more engaging than people posing for a photograph at events. The Samsung WB50F comes with Auto Focus Tracking which helps ensure people in motion still look sharp in your photos.

The thrilling action of sports is filled with magical moments that shouldn't be missed. Which is why by taking the WB50F for those games, you'll have a camera that can effectively track subjects in frame while they are in motion.

Sea-life is always breathtaking. With this camera from Samsung, you can expect to produce vivid images that showcases the unique tone that are found with photographs taken underwater.

As you make trips around the world, every moment tells a story. For this, a good camera is crucial and the WB50F is a great option for travel. It's got a combined zoom capability allowing you get a closer look at items that can't be reached easily.^506^*}

When taking photos of the beautiful creatures of the wild, you'll need to have Tracking Focus mode activated so as not to miss any great moments while they are active in their habitat. Burst shots help as well, which this camera happens to have making it a very good option for your needs.

Composing photographs of landscapes is subject to the lighting conditions that you're faced with. The 5.760 x 4.290 mm(mm) Image Sensor Size on this model play a big role in this. Also, the Samsung WB50F has a variety of scene modes which can be selected to suit the shot you're preparing to take.

Other considerations

Sometimes carrying cables about just so you can move your photos across the devices can be a pain. Good thing this particular model comes with Wi-Fi.

Style

When you're more concerned about what your camera does than how it looks, the WB50F is a safe bet.

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Product Description

Designed to be both proficient and travel-friendly, the Samsung WB50F is the compact point-and-shoot that's always ready at a moment's notice. Weighing a mere 157g, this handheld camera boasts a lightweight design that you'll appreciate when you're on the move. Not only is the WB50F easy to keep by your side through all your journeys and memories, but it's also compact enough that it takes up next to no space in your baggage. When it comes to image quality, the 1/2.3"" 16.2MP CCD sensor delivers noise-free photographs that reach up to 4608 x 3456 pixels. Think the moment is best-suited for video? The WB50F is capable of recording clips in HD 720p at 30 frames per second. When you want to frame your shot or review playback, the 3-inch LCD display provides excellent contrast and colour reproduction for crystal-clear viewing and brightness in all environments. Elsewhere, the 12x Optical Zoom, image stabilization system and 24mm wide-angle lens means that you're equipped with an impressive array of tools that allow you to always get the shot you want in full detail.

Technical Specifications

Samsung WB50F Black - EC-WB50FZBPBUS Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Design
Camera Type Compact camera
Operating Temperature (T-T) 0 - 40 °F
Product Colour Black
Camera
Aperture Priority AE Yes
Aperture Range (F-F) 3.1-6.3
Camera File System Exif 2.3
Image Formats Supported GIF, JPG
Scene Modes Backlight, Fireworks, Night, Night landscape, Night portrait, Landscape (scenery)
Scene Modes Present Yes
Self-timer Delay 2, 10 s
White Balance Auto, Cloudy, Custom modes, Daylight
Flash
Built-in Flash Yes
Flash Modes Auto, Fill-in, Flash off, Red-eye reduction
Flash Range (tele) 0.5 - 1.6 m
Flash Range (wide) 0.2 - 4 m
Flash Recharging Time 5 s
Focusing
Auto Focus Yes
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes Centre weighted Auto Focus, Face detection, Multi Point Auto Focus, Tracking Auto Focus
Auto Mode Focusing Range (tele) 1.3 - ∞ m
Auto Mode Focusing Range (wide) 0.05 - ∞ m
Face Detection Yes
Focus TTL
Macro Focusing Range (tele) 1.3 - 2.5 m
Macro Focusing Range (wide) 0.05 - 0.8 m
Manual Focus Yes
Normal Focusing Range 0.8 - ∞/2.5 - ∞ m
Normal Focusing Range (tele) 2.5 - ∞ m
Normal Focusing Range (wide) 0.8 - ∞ m
Tracking Focus 1
Light Exposure
ISO Sensitivity 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
ISO Sensitivity (max) 3200
ISO Sensitivity (min) 80
Light Exposure Control Program AE
Light Exposure Correction ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
Light Metering Centre-weighted, Evaluative (Multi-pattern), Spot
Shutter
Continuous Shooting Mode Yes
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed 1/2000 s
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed 8 s
Video
Analog Signal Format System NTSC, PAL
Camcorder Media Type SD, SDHC, SDXC
HD Type HD
Live stream capable 1
Maximum Video Resolution 1280 x 720 pixels
Motion JPEG Frame Rate 30 fps
Resolution At Capture Speed [email protected]
Video Formats Supported MP4
Video Recording Yes
Video Resolutions 320 x 240, 640 x 480, 1280 x 720 pixels
Audio
Audio Formats Supported AAC
Built-in Microphone Yes
Built-in Speaker(s) Yes
Voice Recording Yes
Lens System
Digital Zoom 2 x
Focal Length Range (f-f) 4.3 - 51.6 mm
Maximum Aperture Number 6.3
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 288 mm
Minimum Aperture Number 3.1
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 24 mm
Optical Zoom 12 x
Storage
Compatible Memory Cards MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDHC, MicroSDXC
Internal Memory 30
Maximum Memory Card Size 64 GB
Display
Built-in Display Yes
Display LCD
Display Diagonal 3
Display Resolution (numeric) 460000 pixels
Sensor
Image Sensor Size 1/2.3
Image Sensor Size (W X H) 5.760 x 4.290 mm
Megapixel 16.2 MP
Sensor Format Cropped
Sensor Type CCD
Total Megapixels 16.6 MP
Other Features
Stabilizer Yes
Ports & Interfaces
DC-in Jack Yes
USB 2.0 Type-A Ports Quantity 1
USB Version 2.0
Battery
Battery Type BP70A
Number Of Batteries Supported 1
Power Source Type Battery, USB
Networking
Near Field Communication (NFC) Yes
Wi-Fi Yes
Packaging Content
Batteries Included Yes
Weight & Dimensions
Depth 27.1 mm
Height 68 mm
Weight 157 g
Width 101 mm
System Requirements
Mac Operating Systems Supported Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks
Minimum Processor Intel Core 2 Duo 1.66GHz / AMD Athlon X2 Dual-Core 2.2GHz / Power Mac G3
Minimum Storage Drive Space 110 GB
Windows Operating Systems Supported Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic x64, 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 8, Window
Picture Quality
Maximum Image Resolution 4608 x 3456 pixels
Still Image Resolution(s) 4608 x 3456, 4608 x 3072, 4608 x 2592, 3648 x 2736, 2592 x 1944, 1984 x 1488, 1920 x 1080, 1024 x 768
Memory
Memory Slots 1
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) 5 - 85 %