Samsung HZ25W Review

Overall Score

38

Main Features

  • 12 MP 1/2.3 CCD Sensor
  • 26-624 mm (24x) F2.8-5.0 Zoom Lens
  • 64 - 3200 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 1280 x 720 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 116 x 83 x 92 mm, 428g.
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Samsung HZ25W Overview


First introduced in July, 2010, Samsung HZ25W is a 12 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.08 x 4.56 mm) sized CCD sensor.


Samsung HZ25W comes with a 6.08 x 4.56 mm CCD sensor, which has a diagonal of 7.6 mm (0.3").

- Full Frame
- Samsung HZ25W

Sensor resolution of Samsung HZ25W ~ 3995 x 3003 pixels.

Samsung HZ25W has Crop Factor: 5.69

The sensor has a surface area of 27.7 mm².

There are approximate 11,996,985 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Samsung HZ25W


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Samsung HZ25W with competitors in small sensor superzoom cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
RAW Support
26 mm Wide Angle Lens
Optical Image Stabilization
Manual Focus
5.0 Lens at Tele
2 AE Bracketing Range
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No AF Face Detection
No Built-in Viewfinder
No Manual Exposure Mode
Slow Lens at Tele: F5.0
Slow Continuous Shooting: 230 fps
No Articulating Screen
No Full HD Video
No Environmental Sealing
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Wide: F2.8
Low Screen Resolution: 230k dots
Type Scores

Samsung HZ25W has an Overall Score of 38/100 and ranked #434 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #846 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Samsung HZ25W Scores
Imaging score
34
Features score
36
Value for money score
55
Portability score
83
Overall score
38
Average Scores in Small Sensor Superzoom
Imaging Score
25
Features Score
51
Value For Money Score
61
Portability Score
85
Overall score
45

Physical Dimensions of Samsung HZ25W


Samsung HZ25W weighs 428g and has external dimensions of 116 x 83 x 92mm (4.57 x 3.27 x 3.62"). Considering that the average weight of Small Sensor Superzoom cameras is 392g, Samsung HZ25W is 36 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category.

Weight Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Samsung HZ25W
428g
Average weight
392g
Min weight
136g
Max weight
1415g

Thickness Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Samsung HZ25W
92mm
Average Thickness
65mm
Min Thickness
0mm
Max Thickness
181mm

Here is the front and top view image of Samsung HZ25W with the dimensions:

Samsung HZ25W

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight HZ25W Dimensions HZ25W
Canon PowerShot G16 Canon G16 356 g 428 g 109 x 76 x 40 mm 116 x 83 x 92 mm
Casio Exilim EX-10 Casio EX-10 384 g 428 g 120 x 68 x 49 mm 116 x 83 x 92 mm
Pentax MX-1 Pentax MX-1 391 g 428 g 122 x 61 x 51 mm 116 x 83 x 92 mm
Canon PowerShot S120 Canon S120 217 g 428 g 100 x 59 x 29 mm 116 x 83 x 92 mm
Nikon Coolpix P7800 Nikon P7800 399 g 428 g 119 x 78 x 50 mm 116 x 83 x 92 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350 Sony WX350 164 g 428 g 96 x 55 x 26 mm 116 x 83 x 92 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1 Panasonic LF1 192 g 428 g 103 x 62 x 28 mm 116 x 83 x 92 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS40 Panasonic ZS40 240 g 428 g 111 x 64 x 34 mm 116 x 83 x 92 mm

Specifications of Samsung HZ25W


General
Brand Samsung
Model HZ25W
Announced July, 2010
Body Type Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 10
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 230k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder None
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 0
Number of Cross Focus Points
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/16 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec
Continuous Shooting n/a fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 5.60
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Fill-in, Slow Sync
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3
Sensor Type CCD
Sensor Dimensions 6.08 x 4.56 mm
Sensor Area 27.7 mm²
Sensor Resolution 12 MP
Max Image Resolution 4000 x 3000
Max Native ISO 3200
Min Native ISO 64
Max Boosted ISO 6400
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1280 x 720
Video Formats Motion JPEG
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 0 shots
Battery Type
Battery Model
Physical
Weight 428 g
Physical Dimensions 116 x 83 x 92 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SC/SDHC, Internal
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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