Samsung WB50F Review

Overall Score

34

Main Features

  • 16 MP 1/2.3 CCD Sensor
  • 24-288 mm (12x) F3.1-6.3 Zoom Lens
  • 80 - 3200 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 1280 x 720 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 101 x 68 x 27 mm, 207g.
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Samsung WB50F Overview


First introduced in January, 2014, Samsung WB50F is a 16 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized CCD sensor.


Samsung WB50F comes with a 6.16 x 4.62 mm CCD sensor, which has a diagonal of 7.7 mm (0.3").

- Full Frame
- Samsung WB50F

Sensor resolution of Samsung WB50F ~ 4613 x 3468 pixels.

Samsung WB50F 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 WB50F


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Samsung WB50F with competitors in small sensor superzoom cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Optical Image Stabilization
24 mm Wide Angle Lens
NFC Connectivity
Manual Focus
6.3 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: F6.3
Slow Continuous Shooting: 460 fps
No Articulating Screen
No Full HD Video
No Environmental Sealing
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Wide: F3.1
Low Screen Resolution: 460k dots
Type Scores

Samsung WB50F has an Overall Score of 34/100 and ranked #552 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #974 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Samsung WB50F Scores
Imaging score
21
Features score
33
Value for money score
52
Portability score
96
Overall score
34
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 WB50F


Samsung WB50F weighs 207g and has external dimensions of 101 x 68 x 27mm (3.98 x 2.68 x 1.06"). Considering that the average weight of Small Sensor Superzoom cameras is 392g, Samsung WB50F is 185 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category. Samsung WB50F is less by 12mm more than the average length in Small Sensor Superzoom.

Weight Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Samsung WB50F
207g
Average weight
392g
Min weight
136g
Max weight
1415g

Thickness Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Samsung WB50F
27mm
Average Thickness
65mm
Min Thickness
0mm
Max Thickness
181mm

Here is the front and top view image of Samsung WB50F with the dimensions:

Samsung WB50F

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight WB50F Dimensions WB50F
Samsung WB35F Samsung WB35F 194 g 207 g 101 x 61 x 28 mm 101 x 68 x 27 mm
Samsung WB250F Samsung WB250F 226 g 207 g 106 x 62 x 22 mm 101 x 68 x 27 mm
Samsung WB350F Samsung WB350F 276 g 207 g 114 x 65 x 25 mm 101 x 68 x 27 mm
Canon SX170 IS 251 g 207 g 108 x 71 x 44 mm 101 x 68 x 27 mm
Nikon Coolpix S6500 Nikon S6500 250 g 207 g 95 x 58 x26 x mm 101 x 68 x 27 mm
Canon PowerShot S120 Canon S120 217 g 207 g 100 x 59 x 29 mm 101 x 68 x 27 mm
Canon PowerShot G16 Canon G16 356 g 207 g 109 x 76 x 40 mm 101 x 68 x 27 mm
Canon PowerShot S110 Canon S110 198 g 207 g 99 x 59 x 27 mm 101 x 68 x 27 mm

Specifications of Samsung WB50F


General
Brand Samsung
Model WB50F
Announced January, 2014
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 460k 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/n/a sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/n/a 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 x 3456
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
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 none
Battery
Battery Life 0 shots
Battery Type
Battery Model BP70A
Physical
Weight 207 g
Physical Dimensions 101 x 68 x 27 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type MicroSD, MicroSDHC, MicroSDXC
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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