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The WB1000 has a fantastic 24mm ultra wide angle, 5x optical zoom lens, combined with full manual control f... See full description.
  • Compact
  • 5x optical zoom

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The WB1000 has a fantastic 24mm ultra wide angle, 5x optical zoom lens, combined with full manual control for the ultimate creativity and a world first 3.0 hVGA AMOLED screen all in a camera that is only 2cm thick! 24mm Ultra Wide, 5x Optical Zoom
24mm ultra wide angle, 5x optical zoom lens: For great group shots and wide landscape shots. Get closer than ever before with the 5x optical zoom…
Full Manual Control
Full Manual Control
Get more creative and make use of full manual controls – shoot like a pro using aperture priority, shutter priority or manual…
AMOLED Display
AMOLED Display
A wider 180 viewing angle, enhanced colour reproduction, ultra-high contrast ratio and quick near-zero millisecond response time are just some of the many advantages of this new, thinner and better screen…
Smart Auto Mode
Smart Auto Mode
This mode uses extremely clever technology to assess the type of photo you are taking and then optimise the camera automatically to ensure the best results possible are achieved. All this in less than the blink of an eye…
High Definition (HD)
High Definition (HD)
Get the most out of your videos, with cutting-edge HD technology. You can record movies in 720p to get fantastic HD detail…
Dual Image Stabilisation
Dual Image Stabilisation
Dual Image Stabilisation works by integrating the best sensor shift mechanisms of Optical Image Stabilisation with the sophisticated algorithms of Digital Image Stabilisation, to take ultra clear images without blur…
DRIM
DRIM
The new DRIM Engine from Samsung delivers unsurpassed performance for both still image and movie capture. DRIM has an advanced image processing algorithm that lets you capture crisp rich colour images with exceptional speed – virtually eliminating Artefacts and Digital Noise…
Face Detection
Face Detection
Each time you click, your camera automatically recognises if there is a face in the shot. It then optimises the focus and exposure of up to nine faces for stunning, natural looking portraits…
Red-Eye Fix
Red-Eye Fix
Your camera uses a special algorithm to automatically detect and eliminate red-eye from your shot. You just get the perfect, natural portrait. You can even choose to remove red-eye after you have taken the shot…
Blink Detection
Blink Detection
The Blink Detection function detects when a subjects eyes are closed; this feature triggers the camera to automatically take three shots in order to capture the eyes open…
Beauty Shot
Beauty Shot
The Beauty Shot function uses face detection technology to retouch the facial skin to appear brighter and to give the impression of a smoother skin tone. This can be done either while shooting or during playback…
Smile Detection
Smile Detection
Smile Detection ensures that no happy moments are missed by taking the shot automatically when smiles are detected…
Scene Mode
Scene Mode
Choose from various scene modes to automatically adjust your camera settings, such as exposure, colour and contrast. These can include; Portrait, Children, Night scene, Backlight, Landscape, Sunset, Dawn, Firework, Snow, Close up, Self, Cafe, Food and Text…
Auto Contrast Balance
Auto Contrast Balance
The new Auto Contrast Balance automatically compensates the brightness of objects in challenging light environments (i.e. backlight conditions) to ensure a perfectly exposed image…
Smart Album
Smart Album
Find your images quicker. Automatic classification of your images helps you search through all your pictures by simple categories, such as time/date, subject, colour or even by your favourite face…
Li-on Battery, in camera charging system
Li-on Battery, in camera charging system
Charge the battery inside the camera from a standard electrical socket or alternatively straight from a USB port connected to your computer. Greater flexibility as there is no need for an additional charger…
Recycle Bin
Recycle Bin
The Recycle Bin Function allows you to retrieve images if you’ve accidently deleted them…

product specification
Camera Type Compact
Optical zoom ratio 5x optical zoom
Screen size 3"
Digital zoom ratio 5x digital zoom
Type of image stabiliser Optical Image Stabiliser image stabiliser
Touchscreen No
3D No
Colour Black
Colour Silver
Media format SD Card storage
Media format SDHC Card storage
Media format MMC Card storage
Media format SDXC Card storage
PictBridge Yes
Timer Yes
Weight (g) 160g
Flash Yes
WiFi No
Shortest shutter speed 1/1 min. shutter speed
Longest shutter speed 1/8 max. shutter speed
Waterproof No
Viewfinder LCD Monitor
RAW Format No
GPS Receiver No
In-built memory Internal Storage: 40 MB
Release date 16 Jun 2009
Height in mm 62
Width in mm Width: 97mm
Depth in mm 22
Serial Shot Mode Yes
Bluetooth No
Autofocus Yes
Changeable Lens No
Highest focal length 120 Millimetres
Lowest focal length 24 Millimetres