Samsung L100 Review

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Basic Specifications
Full model name: Samsung L100
Resolution: 8.20 Megapixels
Sensor size: 1/2.5 inch
(5.8mm x 4.3mm)
Kit Lens: 3.00x zoom
(37-111mm eq.)
Viewfinder: LCD
Extended ISO: 80 - 1600
Shutter: 1/1500 - 8 seconds
Max Aperture: 2.8
Dimensions: 3.5 x 2.2 x 0.8 in.
(88 x 56 x 20 mm)
MSRP: $199
Availability: 02/2008
Manufacturer: Samsung
Full specs: Samsung L100 specifications

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3.00x zoom 1/2.5 inch
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The Samsung L100 features an eight megapixel image sensor, Samsung-branded 3x optical zoom lens with 37 - 111mm equivalent focal length, and a 2.5" LCD display with above average 230,000 pixel resolution.

Other L100 features include ISO sensitivity ranging from 80 to 1600, shutter speeds from 8s to 1/1500s, 4 metering modes (multi, spot, center-weighted and face detection), and the L100 offers 10 scene modes: Night scene, Children, Landscape, Close-up, Text, Sunset, Dawn, Backlight, Fireworks, Beach & Snow.

The Samsung L100 has the ability to record movies at VGA resolution (640x480), at a maximum frame rate of 30fps, and supports optical zoom while recording MPEG-4 videos. Additional L100 features include Face Detection, Self Portrait and Auto Red Eye Fix modes. Images are stored on SD, SDHC, or MMC cards, plus 20MB of built-in memory, and the L100 derives its power from a custom lithium-ion battery pack.

The Samsung L100 ships from February 2008 priced at US$199.


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