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Samsung WB30F

alaTest has collected and analyzed 183 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the performance and image quality. The portability and value for money also get good comments. The storage and memory get less positive opinions. Comments about the flash and battery are mixed.

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

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Samsung WB30F is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 183 reviews)

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Samsung WB30F Preview


Samsung's new "mini-model" is quite impressive. Announced today at CES 2013, the WB30F is a mere 16.5mm thick, but boasts a full 10x optical zoom, a 16.2 megapixel CCD image sensor capable of 720p HD video recording, and a number of great artistic an...

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Amazon review summary for Samsung WB30F


alaTest has collected and analyzed 47 user reviews of Samsung WB30F from The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on

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83% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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Great camera


I purchased this camera for an important event. The price was right and the zoom was great. I used it and I was impressed with the quality of pictures, the zooming, the videos, etc. I really liked it!!!About me... casual user

The wifi feature and the zooming capability


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Awesome camera -- very easy to use.


I love this camera -- sooooooo easy to use and operate. Great for a beginner or anyone wanting a great deal for the $$$. I'd highly recommend this camera to anyone -- you'll see how easy it operates and takes awesome picturesAbout me... casual user

All features are better than advertised. Pictures are like real

Strap install is bad -- needs to be addressed

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good for basic pictures, downlowing to sites


I love the price and the chop, 10x zoom, easy to use, especially for novice like me. web download with out an usb cord, but can still us an usb if you want. Just don't like when you want to change flash option from autoflash, the pics are blurry and...

good value and easy for beginners

need a tripod when trying to take pictures using anyflash accept auto flash, pics are shakey and blurry

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Great camera. Love the wifi capabilities!!!


Very nice camera for all the capabilities. Found it on sale which was a bonus too!About me... Parent with kids, casual user

Has many different ways to customize your pictures

Love the compact size but sometimes hard to hold. Make sure to attach the wrist holder

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Good zoom, clear photos, easy to use


The camera is a workhorse. I use this camera for work and it performs well. I couldn't be without the re-chargeable battery.About me... Photo enthusiast

Good grip, comfortable to use, rechargeable battery

Shutter speed not as fast as higher-end

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Great camera to take on vacation


Great little camera which totally met expectationsAbout me... Love capturing special occasions, Photo enthusiast

WiFi allows you to download photos direct to iPhone

Short battery life when using WiFi

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Prefect for a personal camera


This camera was perfect for capturing the events of my son's and my family's life. I love the features on it, not too little and not too many. Just right for someone who is a fan of photography, but it's a professional. The wifi ability makes it way...

User friendly, nice quality

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Good Camera


Pretty good entry level point/shoot....was Xmas present fir my 13yo daughterAbout me... Parent with kids, casual user


beginner model

Product Specifications


Autofocus: Yes
Built-in Flash: Yes
Changeable Lens: No
Image Stabiliser:Optical Image Stabiliser
Integrated GPS Module: No
Touchscreen: Yes


Bluetooth: No
PictBridge: No
WiFi Connectivity: Yes

General Features

3D: No
Chip Type:CCD
Sensor Size:1/2.3''


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
Micro Drive: No
Multimedia Card: No
SDXC Card: Yes
Secure Digital Card: Yes
Secure Digital High Capacity Card: Yes
XD Card: No

Power Supply

Battery Model:Samsung BP-70A


Aperture Priority: No
Face Detection Mode:Face Detection
RAW Format: No
Shutter Priority: No