Samsung WB30F Review

Overall Score

36

Main Features

  • 16 MP 1/2.3 CCD Sensor
  • 24-240 mm (10x) F3.1-6.3 Zoom Lens
  • 80 - 3200 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 1280 x 720 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 98 x 58 x 17 mm, 128g.
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Samsung WB30F Overview


First introduced in January, 2013, Samsung WB30F is a 16 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized CCD sensor.


Samsung WB30F comes with a 6.16 x 4.62 mm CCD sensor, which has a diagonal of 7.7 mm (0.3").

- Full Frame
- Samsung WB30F

Sensor resolution of Samsung WB30F ~ 4613 x 3468 pixels.

Samsung WB30F has Crop Factor: 5.62

The sensor has a surface area of 28.5 mm².

There are approximate 15,997,884 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Samsung WB30F


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Samsung WB30F with competitors in small sensor compact cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
AF Face Detection
24 mm Wide Angle Lens
Optical Image Stabilization
3.1 Lens at Wide
128g Light Body
2 AE Bracketing Range
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No Environmental Sealing
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Wide: F3.1
Low Screen Resolution: 230k dots
No Articulating Screen
No Full HD Video
No Built-in Viewfinder
No Manual Exposure Mode
Slow Lens at Tele: F6.3
Slow Continuous Shooting: 230 fps
Type Scores

Samsung WB30F has an Overall Score of 36/100 and ranked #484 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #922 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Samsung WB30F Scores
Imaging score
21
Features score
36
Value for money score
54
Portability score
99
Overall score
36
Average Scores in Small Sensor Compact
Imaging Score
22
Features Score
34
Value For Money Score
53
Portability Score
96
Overall score
36

Physical Dimensions of Samsung WB30F


Samsung WB30F weighs 128g and has external dimensions of 98 x 58 x 17mm (3.86 x 2.28 x 0.67"). Considering that the average weight of Small Sensor Compact cameras is 175g, Samsung WB30F is 47 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category.

Weight Comparison
Small Sensor Compact Cameras


Samsung WB30F
128g
Average weight
175g
Min weight
103g
Max weight
423g

Thickness Comparison
Small Sensor Compact Cameras


Samsung WB30F
17mm
Average Thickness
26mm
Min Thickness
10mm
Max Thickness
60mm

Here is the front and top view image of Samsung WB30F with the dimensions:

Samsung WB30F

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight WB30F Dimensions WB30F
Samsung WB35F Samsung WB35F 194 g 128 g 101 x 61 x 28 mm 98 x 58 x 17 mm
Samsung WB150F Samsung WB150F 188 g 128 g 107 x 61 x 23 mm 98 x 58 x 17 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W800 Sony W800 125 g 128 g 97 x 55 x 21 mm 98 x 58 x 17 mm
Samsung DV150F Samsung DV150F 116 g 128 g 96 x 55 x 18 mm 98 x 58 x 17 mm
Fujifilm FinePix A170 Fujifilm A170 140 g 128 g 93 x 60 x 27 mm 98 x 58 x 17 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710 Sony W710 114 g 128 g 97 x 55 x 20 mm 98 x 58 x 17 mm
Samsung ST150F Samsung ST150F 114 g 128 g 94 x 58 x 18 mm 98 x 58 x 17 mm
Nikon Coolpix S6500 Nikon S6500 250 g 128 g 95 x 58 x26 x mm 98 x 58 x 17 mm

Specifications of Samsung WB30F


General
Brand Samsung
Model WB30F
Announced January, 2013
Body Type Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range n/a
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 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/8 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 no built-in flash
Flash Modes n/a
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3
Sensor Type CCD
Sensor Dimensions 6.16 x 4.62 mm
Sensor Area 28.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 16 MP
Max Image Resolution 4608 x3456
Max Native ISO 3200
Min Native ISO 80
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1280 x 720
Video Formats MPEG-4, H.264
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 128 g
Physical Dimensions 98 x 58 x 17 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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