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Samsung PL120

alaTest has collected and analyzed 367 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the responsiveness and portability. The screen and value for money are also appreciated, whereas comments are divided on the size. Many are critical about the features.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Samsung PL120 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 367 reviews)

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Samsung PL120 Digital Camera Review

 

The Samsung PL120 is a competitively priced point-and-shoot distinguished by its front-facing LCD for framing self-portraits. None of this camera's test scores stood out, but consistent numbers across the board make it a fantastic value for casual...

The front-facing LCD found on the Samsung PL120 indicates–at least to us–that this is a camera intended for the most casual of casual users, whose most common framing is the cheek-to-cheek B.F.F. self-portrait, bound for Facebook and tagging and...

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Samsung PL120

 

Consistently decent, if not extraordinary, scores across the board make for a good value

An extra front-facing LCD; Fairly accurate color

Not the sharpest images; Poor video quality

The front-facing LCD found on the Samsung PL120 indicates–at least to us–that this is a camera intended for the most casual of casual users, whose most common framing is the cheek-to-cheek B.F.F. self-portrait, bound for Facebook and tagging and...

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Amazon review summary for Samsung PL120

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 181 user reviews of Samsung PL120 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com.

value for money, usability, image quality, screen, portability

build quality, shutter, responsiveness, features

87% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung PL120 Digital Camera Compatible USB 2.0 Data Transfer Power Charger Cable Cord - SUC-C3/C5/C7 Model Compatible - 5 feet Black - Bargains DepotSamsung PL120 14MP Dualview Black Digital Camera, Dual LCDs, 5x Wide-Angle Zoom Lens, HD Video, Image Stabilization. Bundle Includes 8 GB Memory Card,Samsung PL120 14MP Dualview Black Digital Camera, Dual LCDs, 5x Wide-Angle Zoom Lens, HD Video, Image Stabilization. Bundle Includes 8 GB Memory Card,

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Easy to handle and use.

 

Simple to use and all accessories are great.

Easy To Use","Fast\/accurate auto-focus","Good Image Quality","Good Image Stabilization","Great Zoom","Large Clear LCD","Nice Body Color","Small \/ Compact

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PL120 DualView Black 14.2 MP 5X Zoom Dual LCD Digital Camera

 

This camera takes terrific pictures. It is small enough to take in a bag for trips. I would recommend this to anyone.

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good not great

 

great for taking pics of urself as hubby and i always end up doing we go lots of places and never have anyone to take pics of us so we got some great pics with this. i think it will work better as i learn the settings more. works well outdoors even at...

Broad Appeal ; Child setting ; Original Idea

No touchscreen

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Eh

 

I was looking for a new PAS camera since lugging around my Canon DSLR for everyday things is a bit impractical. I stumbled upon this one and was immediately attracted to the front LCD screen. I have had Samsung products in the past so I figured I'd...

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Happy!

 

I bought the camera for my Mother. She was using a very 'unique' Kodak that was just not working for her so for her birthday this year, I bought her the Samsung and she loves it! My Dad has even commented that he wants her camera!

Easy To Use ; Fast/accurate auto-focus ; Good Image Quality ; Good Image Stabilization ; Good in Low Light ; Great Zoom ; Large Clear LCD ; Nice Body Color ; Short Lag Time ; Small / Compact

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Samsung Camera

 

It works great...

Good in Low Light, Large Clear LCD, Great Zoom, Short Lag Time, Small / Compact, Nice Body Color, Fast/accurate auto-focus, Easy To Use, Good Image Quality, Good Image Stabilization

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GREAT PURCHASE!

 

This camera was a great purchase! You get alot for the price! It was for our daughters 14th birthday- she was able to figure out how to use it without any issues! She just loves the front imaging to do self portraits.

Easy To Use ; Fast/accurate auto-focus ; Good Image Quality ; Good Image Stabilization ; Great Zoom ; Small / Compact

Product Specifications

Configuration

Autofocus: Yes
Built-in Flash: Yes
Changeable Lens: No
Image Stabiliser:Electronical Image Stabiliser
Integrated GPS Module: No
Touchscreen: No
View Finder Type:LCD Monitor

Connectivity

Bluetooth: No
HDMI: No
HDMI Interface: No
PictBridge: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No

General Features

3D: No
Bridge Camera: No
Chip Type:CCD
Product Type:Compact Camera
Sensor Size:1/2.33''
SLR / Compact:Compact Camera

Lens

Longest Shutter Speed in s:8
Shortest Shutter Speed in s:1/2000

Memory

Compact Flash Card: No
Memory Stick / Memory Stick Pro: No
Memory Stick Duo / Duo Pro: No
Memory Type:Internal + External / Unknown
Micro Drive: No
Multimedia Card: No
SDXC Card: No
Secure Digital Card: No
Secure Digital High Capacity Card: Yes
XD Card: No

Power Supply

Battery Model:Samsung BP-70A
Battery Type:Samsung BP-70A / Samsung BP70-A

Recording

Aperture Priority: No
Face Detection Mode:Face + Smile Detection
Movie / Voice Recording:Movie + Voice
RAW Format: No
Serial Shot Mode: Yes
Shutter Priority: No
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