Samsung WB5000 reviews and prices: Compact camera

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This digital camera is a good all rounder.

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9.6 out of 10 based on 9 reviews.
Samsung WB5000: 12.47 MP (Megapixels), 24x optical zoom, SD Card storage, Optical Image Stabiliser image stabiliser digital Compact camera. See full product description
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Heather, Fife Keen amateur

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
relitively lightweight for a camera with all it's features, plenty of features for those who want to take their photography from the beginners stage to the next level. point and click, simple.
Bad points:
so many features can cause confusion on how to access them if you don't use the features all the time. Struggled to upload photos to pc through a usb hub had to reposition everything to have access to one of the main usb slots on tower.
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 7.0
Image quality 9.0
Features 9.0
Build Quality 9.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 31 Dec 2009

Confirmed purchaser Experienced amateur

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Easy to use, great zoom
Bad points:
No paper manual
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 9.0
Image quality 10.0
Features 9.0
Build Quality 9.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 29 Nov 2009

Confirmed purchaser Keen amateur

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Separate viewfinder. Wide angle lens.
Bad points:
Reviewer left no comment
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 9.0
Image quality 10.0
Features 9.0
Build Quality 7.0
Value for money 7.0
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1 of 10 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 25 Oct 2009

Sid, Bfd Experienced amateur

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
All the best in 1
Bad points:
None
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Features 9.0
Build Quality 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 24 Nov 2009

Alex, Doncaster Keen amateur

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Great and Easy to use features.
Bad points:
Would be better if it came witha battery charger so that you can charge a spare battery whilst using the camera.
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Features 10.0
Build Quality 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 08 Mar 2010

Confirmed purchaser Keen amateur

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
I've had great fun already with this camera. It's easy to use and gives wonderful results.
Bad points:
Was in Canada at the Niagare Falls. Being winter it was really cold. I found that I kept having to put the camera in my jacket to keep it warm as the batteries didn't like the cold!
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Features 10.0
Build Quality 9.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 04 Jan 2010

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Product Features

Camera Type Compact
Resolution (Pixels) 4000x3000
Optical zoom ratio 24
Screen size (Inches) 3
Digital zoom ratio 5
Type of image stabiliser Optical Image Stabiliser
Touchscreen No
3D No
Colour Black
Media format SDHC Card
Media format SD Card
PictBridge Yes
Macro Mode Yes
Video recorder Yes
Manual Focus No
Timer Yes
Weight (g) 398
Flash Yes
WiFi No
Shortest shutter speed (Fractions of a second) 1/2000
Longest shutter speed (Fractions of a second) 1/8
Waterproof No
Viewfinder Yes
USB port Yes
Dimensions (mm) 116.1x82.8x91.1
RAW Format Yes
GPS Receiver No
Max. Aperture Lens 1 f2.8-5.0
In-built memory (Megabytes) 40
Release date 2009/10/06
Height in mm 8.3
Width in mm 116.1
Depth in mm 9.1
Serial Shot Mode Yes
Bluetooth No
Autofocus Yes
Changeable Lens No
Highest focal length (Millimetres) 624
Lowest focal length (Millimetres) 26

Also known as: "Samsung WB5000, WB5000, Samsung ECWB5000BPB

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Manufacturer's Description

Enjoy the great choices you get with the WB5000, which allows you to choose between the traditional manual mode and auto focusing photography. Its brilliant 3" display screen will add a new level of enjoyment, while the Smart face recognition and Dual Image stabiliser will ensure you accurately capture life’s raw emotions.
Capture More Of Your Life
You already have the eye. Now all you need is the camera to capture the world exactly the way you see it. The WB5000 combines a 26 mm wide-angle lens with a 24x zoom. Letting you can fit more in frame while delivering a deeper perspective. And the 12.5 mega pixels provides the sharp, crisp detail to reveal all kinds of things. Including what a great photographer you are.

HD quality video. Now in a compact camera.
HD quality video. Now in a compact camera.
If you prefer still shots to movies but want to leave your options open (and leave your camcorder at home) the WB5000 is right for you. You’ll get 720p HD quality video at 30 frames per second. And a recording time that’s 3.5x longer than MJPEG video. You even can use the 24X optical zoom to get up close and vividly personal. And you never have to worry about sacrificing sound quality, its Stereo Microphone delivers outstanding audio every time. You’ll give up nothing, except carrying around that extra camera.

Full manual mode
Great shots have to be caught in a split second. With a whole new approach to full manual mode, the WB5000s Wheel Dial lets you set the aperture and shutter speed as quick as the world moves. Just the turn of a finger and you can finely tune the white balance and color temperature within the range of 3,000K to 10,000K for truer, richer colors and artistic photos. Flip from Auto Focus to Manual Focus or selection AF. Also just spin the dial to go right to the photos you want to show off. This dial isnt just smart, its brilliant.

Edit RAW files and express yourself.
The WB5000 was engineered to help you express yourself. Its Samsung converter program gives you the freedom to edit RAW files files that contain uncompressed original data and are not yet processed any way you want. Normally, images are processed and compressed into JPEG files using settings in the camera. But RAW file support gives you free reign. So whether its color, exposure difference or resolution, you can manipulate your images to your hearts content.
High Sensitivity ISO 6400
High Sensitivity ISO 6400
Your toughest shots have just been made easy. The WB5000s super fast shutter speeds see to that. It helps you capture picture perfect moments even under low lighting conditions and when your subjects are in motion, turning them into sharp, expertly focused photos. So dont be afraid of the dark. Or fast moving objects!

  • ISO 3200 : 5M pixels or lower / ISO 6400 : 3M pixels or lower
    Shake, rattle or stroll
    Shake, rattle or stroll
    Even the tiniest shake can ruin your shot. The WB5000s Dual Image Stabilization solves that. Samsung has combined the revolutionary technology of their ultimate Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) mechanism with the advanced algorithms of Digital Image Stabilization (DIS). Giving you sharp images no matter the condition. Whether its low light, zooming or just a case of plain old shaky hands, your photos come out sharp sand clear. So let the WB5000 shake things up. In a good way.

Just what you had in mind
Just what you had in mind
You see the image you want in your head. You point the WB5000. And Smart Auto sees it too. This scene recognition technology actually chooses from 11 different settings ranging from landscape to portrait automatically. Then adjusts for the perfect shot. Whether it’s catching your friends on a night on the town or a waterfall off a mountain. What you get is exactly what you had in mind. Plus all the credit.

It knows you, and only gets your best side.
It knows you, and only gets your best side.
The WB5000 isnt just smart in design. With its Smart Face Recognition technology, the WB5000 creates brilliance with every snap. And keeps it that way. By knowing up to 20 of your friends and family, it automatically focuses on them first, making sure the most important subjects are always in crystal clarity. And since the WB5000 never forgets a face, you can also browse more efficiently by the people youve registered.


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