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Samsung PL201

Samsung PL201
alaScore 85

83 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 83 reviews from magazines and websites. Comments about the zoom and portability are overall positive. The image quality and value for money are also appreciated.

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

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Samsung PL201 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon review summary for Samsung PL201


alaTest has collected and analysed 3 user reviews of Samsung PL201 from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on

value for money

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: SAMSUNG PL201 DIGITAL CAMERA 14.2 MP 7X OPTICAL ZOOM Black, 3.0 inch LCD

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Early days but.....


The PL201 seems to tick all the boxes - I prev iously had the L100, which I lost in Portugal recently - a hard act to follow but the new camera performs equally as well - if not better.

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Good camera


Camera is good but picture quality is not very good, zoom is ok, dissapointed with samsung prorietory usb cable. they should use standard usb.


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great camera


So easy to use, even came charged so could use it straight away. I love that it has video mode aswell so i don't need to carry 2 items around with me.

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Amazing camera


It's just really amazing. I'm really impressed with it. Soo easy to get used to. Takes great photos. Videos come out clear.

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Samsung PL201 14MP 7x Zoom Digital Compact Camera


Excellent camera for the price, but should have waited for the new catalogue promotion and got the 10 x Optical zoom for the same price!!! Nevermind!!

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Excellent camera


I bought this as it reviewed so well and I am not disappointed. It is easy to use and takes beautiful pictures. I love the rechargeable battery and it holds its charge for days and days. i have recommended it to others.

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Great camera. It's great value and certainly ticks all the boxes.

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After purchasing this camera, upgrading my "zenith" roll-film bulky machine. It is a real delight to have such a portable little camera around as we are in the photographic business. Its a steal at this price that cannot be beaten. For its...

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really good camera


eay to use even for a novice

Product Specifications


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


Bluetooth: 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:1/2.3''
SLR / Compact:Compact Camera


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

Power Supply

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


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