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Samsung PL70

Samsung PL70
alaScore 86

33 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 33 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the screen and value for money. The performance and glare also get good feedback.

usability, glare, performance, value for money, screen

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Samsung PL70 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 33 reviews)

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Samsung PL70 review


The PL70 is a tad chunkier than average but its brushed aluminium front fascia looks elegant. It's just as impressive around the back, with a 3in LCD screen and a mode dial for quick access to its various shooting modes. A Function button provides...

Not without its flaws, but high image quality and 720p HD video are an impressive combination at this price

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Samsung PL70 review


The PL70's a decent camera for the money, but it's a long way from perfect. The basic picture quality is fine and it's a decent camera to use, but not all of its features live up to their promise. It's not bad. It's alright. But you can say that about...

5x wideangle zoom ; Practical USB charging ; Neat design and controls

HD movie quality not that good ; Disappointing Dual IS mode ; Weak continuous shooting

Conclusion The PL70's a decent, mid-range compact. It's smartly designed, well-made and takes good pictures. Its 5x wideangle zoom and USB charging make it practical too. There are some weak areas, though, including its Dual IS and HD movie modes, so...

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Review: Samsung PL70


This snapper looks stylish and delivers good pictures, but some of its features can be improved.

5x wideangle zoom; practical USB charging; neat design and controls

HD movie quality not that good; disappointing Dual IS mode; weak continuous shooting

The PL70's a decent, midrange compact. It's smartly designed, well-made and takes good pictures. Its 5x wide-angle zoom and USB charging make it practical too. There are some weak areas, though, including its Dual IS and HD movie modes, so it's the...


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Amazon review summary for Samsung PL70


alaTest has collected and analysed 10 user reviews of Samsung PL70 from The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on

usability, glare, portability, color, low-light

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

This summary is based on the products: Samsung PL70 Digital camera - compact - 12.2 Megapixel - 5 x optical zoom - BlackSamsung PL70 Digital Camera (Silver)Samsung PL70 12MP Camera - Red

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Fantastic box of tricks


This camera is the remodelled IT100 camera that was released at the beginning of last year, and all specifications are the same.

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just a simply great camera !!!


Wow !!! Easy to use fantastic camera neat fuctions like ati blink and smile detection etc loads of diffrent settings hd video !!!! Amazing well and truley suited with this purchase !!!

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 Monitor


Bluetooth: No
HDMI Interface: Yes
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


Longest Shutter Speed in s:16
Shortest Shutter Speed in s:1/2000


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 SLB-10A
Battery Type:Samsung SLB-10A


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