Samsung WB850F Review

Overall Score

47

Main Features

  • 16 MP 1/2.3 BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 23-483 mm (21x) F2.8-5.9 Zoom Lens
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 10 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In GPS
  • 109 x 62 x 25 mm, 250g.
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Samsung WB850F Overview


First introduced in January, 2012, Samsung WB850F is a 16 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized BSI-CMOS sensor.


Samsung WB850F comes with a 6.16 x 4.62 mm BSI-CMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 7.7 mm (0.3").

- Full Frame
- Samsung WB850F

Sensor resolution of Samsung WB850F ~ 4613 x 3468 pixels.

Samsung WB850F 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 WB850F


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Samsung WB850F with competitors in small sensor superzoom cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
AF Face Detection
10.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Exposure Mode
±2 AE Bracketing Range
Optical Image Stabilization
614k dots Screen Resolution
Manual Focus
2.8 Lens at Wide
23 mm Wide Angle Lens
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No Built-in Viewfinder
Slow Lens at Wide: F2.8
No Articulating Screen
No Environmental Sealing
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Tele: F5.9
Type Scores

Samsung WB850F has an Overall Score of 47/100 and ranked #213 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #558 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Samsung WB850F Scores
Imaging score
21
Features score
53
Value for money score
64
Portability score
95
Overall score
47
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 WB850F


Samsung WB850F weighs 250g and has external dimensions of 109 x 62 x 25 mm (4.29 x 2.44 x 0.98"). Considering that the average weight of Small Sensor Superzoom cameras is 392g, Samsung WB850F is 142 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category. Samsung WB850F is less by 4mm more than the average length in Small Sensor Superzoom.

Weight Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Samsung WB850F
250g
Average weight
392g
Min weight
136g
Max weight
1415g

Thickness Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Samsung WB850F
25 mm
Average Thickness
65mm
Min Thickness
0mm
Max Thickness
181mm

Here is the front and top view image of Samsung WB850F with the dimensions:

Samsung WB850F

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight WB850F Dimensions WB850F
Samsung WB800F Samsung WB800F 218 g 250 g 111 x 65 x 22 mm 109 x 62 x 25 mm
Samsung WB350F Samsung WB350F 276 g 250 g 114 x 65 x 25 mm 109 x 62 x 25 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350 Sony WX350 164 g 250 g 96 x 55 x 26 mm 109 x 62 x 25 mm
Canon PowerShot S120 Canon S120 217 g 250 g 100 x 59 x 29 mm 109 x 62 x 25 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS40 Panasonic ZS40 240 g 250 g 111 x 64 x 34 mm 109 x 62 x 25 mm
Canon PowerShot G16 Canon G16 356 g 250 g 109 x 76 x 40 mm 109 x 62 x 25 mm
Fujifilm FinePix F900EXR Fujifilm F900EXR 232 g 250 g 105 x 61 x 36 mm 109 x 62 x 25 mm
Samsung EX2F Samsung EX2F 294 g 250 g 112 x 62 x 29 mm 109 x 62 x 25 mm

Specifications of Samsung WB850F


General
Brand Samsung
Model WB850F
Announced January, 2012
Body Type Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 5
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 614k 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 10.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 3.50
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 BSI-CMOS
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 100
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
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 Built-In
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 0 shots
Battery Type
Battery Model SLB-10A
Physical
Weight 250 g
Physical Dimensions 109 x 62 x 25 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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