Samsung WB150F Brief Review


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  • 14 megapixel CCD sensor
  • 18x optical zoom with 24mm wide-angle
  • 720p HD video
  • 3-inch OLED screen
  • Optical image stabilization
  • Lithium-ion battery
  • Release Date: 2012-03-31
  • Final Grade: 86 4.3 Star Rating: Recommended

Samsung WB150F
14 megapixel CCD sensor; 18x optical zoom with 24mm wide-angle; 720p HD video; 3-inch OLED screen; Optical image stabilization; Lithium-ion battery
By , Last updated on: 9/29/2014

Announced alongside the more expensive WB850f, the 150 uses a cheaper CCD sensor rather than CMOS. The zoom range has also been paired back to 18x from 21x, yet this is still more than enough for the average user. For $230 you get that same gorgeous 3-inch OLED screen, the upgraded WiFi functionality, and Samsung's stellar build quality. Be warned that noise becomes a problem at higher ISOs, however, and camera operation is on the slow side.

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Known more for their smartphones than their cameras, Samsung offers the most connected line of imaging products for those who love the instant uploads from their cell phone but want to step up in quality.

Samsung has lead the way in the camera industry when it comes to sharing digital images—and even taking them. The Samsung NX3000 has a feature that allows you to wink at the camera to snap the photo, designed for selfie lovers. Some of their latest models can share images with a phone just by tapping the two devices together.

For those looking for the best image quality with the most connectivity, Samsung's mirrorless models are the way to go. While they feature the connectivity of a Samsung, they have large sensors and decent processors too. You'll likely pay a bit more over a camera without wi-fi or any connectivity, but for many the difference is well worth it.

Samsung's Galaxy cameras go beyond just connecting with wi-fi and add 3G so users can upload without sending it to a smartphone via wi-fi. Samsung offers a few budget models too, and while you get what you pay for applies to the image quality, not very many budget cameras include wi-fi.

Samsung has also taken style to heart. Many of their cameras feature a faux leather wrap, giving them a classy look.

If you are looking for a connected camera, Samsung is the manufacturer to consider.

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