Samsung WB250F Specifications

 
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Model Name: Samsung WB250F 
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Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
Predecessor:  
Successor:  
General
Model Number: WB250F
Camera Format: Compact
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $249.99
Street Price: $229.99
Date Available: 2013-03-30
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 8.0 oz (226 g)
Size: 4.2 x 2.4 x 0.9 in.
(107 x 62 x 22 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 14.2
Sensor Format: 1/2.3 inch
Sensor size: 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.43 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Color Filter Type:  
Anti Aliasing Filter:  
Self-Cleaning: No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
DxO Sensor Score:  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):  
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4320 x 3240 (14.0 MP, 4:3),
4320 x 2880 (12.4 MP, 3:2),
4320 x 2432 (10.5 MP, 16:9),
3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
2832 x 2832 (8.0 MP, 1:1),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
1984 x 1488 (3.0 MP, 4:3),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1024 x 768 (0.8 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: n/a
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p)
1280x720 (30p)
640x480 (30p)
320x240 (30p)
Movie File Format: MP4 (Video: MPEG4. AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC)
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: No
HD Video Connection:
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a
Lens: Samsung Zoom Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24.0 - 432.0 mm
Zoom Ratio: 18.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.2 (wide) / f/5.8 (tele) - ???
Normal Focus Range:  
Macro Focus Range:  
Filter Thread: n/a
Thread Type: n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 5x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection: Center AF, Multi AF, Tracking AF, Face Detection AF, Face Recognition AF, Selection AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: No
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No
Viewfinder Type:  
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution: n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):  
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0
Rear Display Resolution:  
Touchscreen: Yes
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom:  
Top Deck Display:
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):  
Minimum ISO (native):  
ISO Settings: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent_H, Fluorescent_L, Tungsten, Custom, K
Shutter Speed Range: 16 - 1/2000
Bulb Mode: No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi, Spot, Center Weighted, Face Detection AE
Program Auto Exposure: Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: SMART Mode: Beauty Face, Continuous Shot, Landscape, Macro, Action Freeze, Rich Tone (HDR), Panorama, Waterfall, Silhouette, Sunset, Low Light Shot, Fireworks, Light Trace; Dual Capture
Self Timer: 2, 10, Double (10, 2) seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
High Resolution Composite: No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto & Red-eye reduction, Fill-in flash, Slow sync, Flash off, Red eye fix
Flash Guide Number: n/a
Flash Range Description: TBD
Max Flash Sync:  
Flash Exposure Compensation:  
External Flash Connection: n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:  
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:  
Other Memory:  
Dual Card Slots: No
RAW Capture Support:
Uncompressed Format:  
Movie File Format: MP4 (Video: MPEG4. AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC)
Included Memory:  
Included Memory Type:  
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes
NFC:
Bluetooth: No
Built-In GPS: No
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control:
Remote Control Type:  
Connections (extended): Built-in Wi-Fi
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):  
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):  
Camera penalizes early shutter press?
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution):  
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution):  
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):  
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):  
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):  
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):  
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):  
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):  
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):  
Shutter Lag (manual focus):  
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):  
Shutter Lag (prefocused):  
Shutter Lag (notes):  
Startup Time:  
Play -> Record Time:  
Flash cycle time, full power (seconds): 0.0
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary SLB-10A
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary SLB-10A Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View):  
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF):  
Software
Included Software: iLauncher
OS Compatibility:  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Smart Camera 2.0, Optical Image Stabilization, Full HD 1080p movies, Built-in Wi-Fi, Dual Capture, Best Face mode. Available in white, cobalt black, gun metal and red. Preliminary specifications, subject to change.


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