Summary Samsung WB850F

Prices Price
Camera only
$280
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 59
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 71
Specifications Key specs
Zoom
Help 21x
Screen size
Help 3.0"
Aperture
Help f/2.8
Screen resolution
Help 921k dots
Wide angle
Help 23 mm
Movie format
Help 1080p @ 60fps
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Pros

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The Samsung WB850F vs other recent compacts

Zoom Great zoom Help
21x
GPS Built-in GPS Help
Great for travel
High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
480 fps
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
Lens
Sensor type CMOS Sensor Help
Better in low light
Screen resolution High resolution screen Help
921k dots
Screen type OLED Screen Help
Bright and vivid
Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
HDR In-camera HDR Help
Combines multiple exposures
3D Takes 3D photos Help
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
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Thickness Thin Help
1"
Aperture Wide aperture Help
f/2.8

Cons

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Announced Old Help
January, 2012
Weight Heavy Help
232 g
Popularity Not so popular Help
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Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Macro focus Poor macro Help
5 cm
Supports RAW No RAW support Help
Less editing fidelity
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Battery life Very short battery life Help
180 shots

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Discussion

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Sia (11:36 AM, April 17, 2014)
WIFI?
Does take pictures at the same time when taking videos like WB350F model?
 
Avatar for Elvetron Elvetron (3:33 PM, May 08, 2012)
 Update to previous post:
Been testing this camera for a couple of days now, even zoomed out to max 21x the pictures are stellar, in camera effects are great, wifi options work flawlessly, 1080p video is crisp and clear. too many great features to list, menu is fast and intuitive.
Just all around Awesomeness.
 
Avatar for Elvetron Elvetron (6:01 PM, May 04, 2012)
I was hoping for 60p, but it's actually 30p for HD movies.
Still an excellent Camera, very well constructed, great 21x zoom, etc.
 
Ed (3:06 AM, May 04, 2012)
 If you take out score for popularity  (brand name )  this camera beats Sony hx9v
 
Peto (11:42 AM, April 27, 2012)
This camera can take 3D shots, 3D panorama shots and HDR shots and high speed movies. And vs others it has also WIFI
 
guyupnorth (11:01 AM, February 13, 2012)
this camera does have a built in flash, just read a review and pics of it. its on top right corner if looking at the front. that pops up. so fyi. looks like im going to wait til it comes out and get this bad boy. with flash add another plus, not too many negatives ive seen.