Summary Samsung WB5500

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Unknown
Score Snapsort rank
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#n/a of 20
Specifications Key specs
Zoom
Help 26x
Screen size
Help 3"
Aperture
Help f/2.8
Screen resolution
Help 230k dots
Wide angle
Help 26 mm
Movie format
Help 720p @ 30fps
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Also known as: Samsung HZ50W

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Pros

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The Samsung WB5500 vs other recent digicams

Supports RAW Shoots RAW Help
Better editing
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
Digital
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The Samsung WB5500 vs other recent super zooms

Size Quite small Help
Prosumer size (116×83×91 mm)
Weight Light Help
426 g

Cons

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The Samsung WB5500 vs other recent digicams

Wide angle Poor wide angle lens Help
26 mm
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
3,200 ISO
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramas Help
You could stitch photos in post
Announced Old Help
May 2010
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Size Slightly large Help
Prosumer size (116×83×91 mm)
Supports 24p No 24p movies Help
Missing that film look
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
9.8 MP
Macro focus Very poor macro Help
10.0 cm
Sensor type Sensor type Help
CCD
Thickness Thick Help
3.6"
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The Samsung WB5500 vs other recent super zooms

Zoom Below average zoom Help
26x
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
230k dots
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Sensor size Slightly smaller than average sensor Help
1/2.3" 6.13x4.6mm
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/2000 of a second
Movie format HD movies Help
720p @ 30fps
High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
Not supported
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
External flash No external flash Help
Less expandable
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
16 seconds

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Discussion

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Striker (8:53 AM, December 13, 2011)
Comparing Sony HX100v and WB5500. Any suggestions?
 
DJ Henrio (5:27 AM, July 08, 2011)
Got him to, WB5500 is great :)  I Tested WB5500 Vs Canon D50. And Some Pics are better with WB5500!
 
Avatar for Snapsort Snapsort (1:47 PM, July 04, 2011)
I am not sure you will see much of a difference. Have you checked out our comparison of both of these cameras?
 
Giusxc (0:28 PM, July 03, 2011)
someone could help me to choose between panasonic FZ45 and WB5500,i think they are almost similar cameras but i don't know which one have best optical elements..
 
Mharicar (7:49 AM, April 26, 2011)
how much?
 
im better than phoebe (8:53 AM, April 11, 2011)
is the wb5500 any good because i am considering this or the olympus one and i think i want the samsung better ?
 
SomeonE (3:27 PM, March 28, 2011)
WB5500 Is COOOOOOOOOOOOOL!! <3