Samsung WB250F Smart Digital Camera

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Samsung WB250F Digital Camera Point and shoot Samsung WB250F Smart Compact Digital Camera featuring a 14.2 megapixel CMOS Back Side Illuminated imaging sensor. it comes equipped with a LCD TFT 3.0 inch monitor containing 460K pixels. The optical 18x wide-angle zoom lens allows you to move in nearer to your area of interest while allowing more into the frame. It features an effective 24-432mm 35mm equivalent focal lengths of 4.0 thru 72mm. Record Full 1080p HD video at 30 frames per second. Take advantage of full Manual mode using Aperture along with Shutter Priority for absolute creative control.

Smart Camera modes include email,, Wi-Fi and a separate Direct LINKING hot key for allowing you to quickly connect with Wi-Fi networks. Simply download Samsung's Smart Camera Application to acquire Remote Viewfinder, Mobile Link and AutoShare, instead of downloading each individually. Rather than launching each on your smartphone app one at a time, you have the ability to open all three at the same time with a single touch of your finger.

The camera's CMOS sensor helps you to acquire detailed, clear images in low lit situations, even without using flash. For those times when you actually have a need for it, though, the WB250F features an on-board flash. Smart Mode provides you with various special shooting functions from which to select for diverse situations, helping to assure the best images in all conditions.

Mobile Link allows you to choose and send your image or entire album straight to an iPhone, Android smartphone, or tablet; you don't even need to send the image file as a text message or even as an email. As you update the album contained on your phone the changes will also be sent to your camera.

MS Skydrive provides cloud access for sharing files and storage. Upload your pictures and videos to many social media sites such as Facebook, YouTube and Picasa, and enjoy simple wireless transfers of pictures and videos direct to your computer using Auto Backup. Also take pleasure in AllShare Play, which allows you connect with all supported devices. Wirelessly stream pictures and movies from your camera directly to devices nearby to share with family and friends all at one time, or simply instantly upload to storage on the web for simple management.

The Remote Viewfinder mode lets you control the WB250F by employing your smartphone for the camera's viewfinder (available for selected smartphones). You can then adjust camera settings, preview images, frame each scene and zoom in and out. AutoShare lets you to send every image you shoot to your smart phone simultaneously using Wi-Fi. You only need to set it up one time and the WB250F saves it as a default setting. Also AutoShare GPS tags your images with your smartphone. Feb11, 2013 ✓

Body type Compact  
Max resolution 4320 x 3240  
Effective pixels 14.2 megapixels  
Sensor size 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm)  
Sensor type BSI-CMOS  
ISO Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200  
White balance presets 5  
Custom white balance Yes (1)  
Image stabilization Optical  
Uncompressed format No  
Optics & Focus
Focal length (equiv.) 24432 mm  
Optical zoom 18  
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Face Detection
Digital zoom Yes (4x)  
Lens mount Unknown  
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fixed  
Screen size 3  
Screen dots 460,000  
Touch screen Yes  
Screen type TFT LCD  
Live view Yes  
Viewfinder type None  
Photography features
Maximum aperture F3.2 - F5.8  
Subject / scene modes Yes  
Built-in flash Yes  
External flash No  
Continuous drive Yes  
Self-timer Yes  
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation 2 (at 1/3 EV steps)  
Videography features
  • MPEG-4
  • H.264
Microphone Mono  
Speaker Mono  
Resolutions 1920 x 1080 (30 fps), 1280 x 720 (30, 15 fps), 640 x 480 (30, 15 fps), 320 x 240 (30, 15fps)  
Storage types SD/SDHC/SDXC  
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)  
Wireless Built-In  
Battery Battery Pack  
Battery description Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery & charger  
Weight (inc. batteries) 226 g (0.50 lb / 7.97 oz)  
Dimensions 206 x 62 x 22 mm (8.11 x 2.44 x .87)  
Other features
GPS None


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Samsung WB250F Smart Digital Camera Reviewed by Gene Wright on . Rating: 4.5