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Samsung Digimax i6

alaTest has collected and analyzed 134 reviews of Samsung Digimax i6. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. People are impressed by the screen and size. The performance and design are also mentioned favorably. There are some less positive reviews about the glare and energy efficiency.

usability, design, performance, size, screen

zoom, memory, energy, glare

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Samsung Digimax i6 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by (letsgodigital.org)

Samsung Digimax i6 review

 

The new Samsung Digimax i6 PMP was immediately enthusiastically received by the specialist publications. As well as being a compactly designed digital camera, the Samsung i6 is also a video camera and, surprisingly enough, a fully-fledged MP3 player....

Increasingly, Samsung is making its presence felt in the digital camera market as it reacts to all the latest developments. The Korean manufacturer surprised us earlier with innovative models, and now there is the Samsung Digimax i6 PMP. As well as...

Expert review by (stuff.tv)

Samsung i6 review

 

With so many features packed into a sleek body you could expect one or two to be good. But they're not

Full marks for effort but the i6 is trying to do too much, without doing anything very well

Nov, 2006

Expert review by : Edvarcl Heng (cnet.com.au)

Samsung Digimax i6

 

The Digimax i6 takes pictures and plays MP3 and videos. Just don't expect too much by way of performance and image quality.

Curved design improves grip and handling ; Doubles as portable media player ; Voice recorder ; Built-in photo frames

Earphone jack gets in the way when taking pictures while listening to MP3 ; Requires adapter to fix camera onto tripod ; Poor continuous shooting performance

As a music player, the i6 is as basic as you can get: No equalisers to tweak the sound and no fast forward function to skip forward to Kylie Minogue's sexy chorus in our test tune. Sonic-wise, the i6 was pretty deft in the mids and highs, while the...

Jul, 2007

TIPA Award!

Expert review by : TIPA (tipa.com)

Best Multimedia Digital Camera: Samsung Digimax i6 PMP

 

The Samsung Digimax i6 is more than a digital camera; it's a multimedia product. The Digimax i6 is only 18.5mm thick, and has an enhanced grip, using a unique curved design ensuring a steady shot when taking pictures. It has multimedia capabilities...

Apr, 2006

Expert review by (pcauthority.com.au)

Samsung i6

 

Full marks for effort but the i6 is trying to do too much, without doing anything very well

Aug, 2008

Expert review by : Sudeep Naik (techtree.com)

Samsung Digimax i6

 

With the Digimax i6 digital camera, all the shutter-bugs right from newbies to the pros can relish their snapping sprees. Let's see how..

Build quality, Looks, 45 MB internal storage, ASR, PMP

Little expensive, Very high shot-to-shot times in the ASR mode

Dec, 2006

Expert review by (digicamreview.co.uk)

Samsung Digimax i6

 

Front - Camera off

Sturdy, compact, stylish body ; Good image quality - high colour saturation ; Very good value for money ; MP3 Player ; Video player built in with very good compression ; ASR - Advanced Shake Reduction can work well in some situations - but isn't as...

The Samsung Digimax i6 is a great ultra compact digital camera. It provides good image quality with very richly saturated colours, has a great screen, and a built in 3x optical zoom lens. The camera is fairly easy to use if you can get used to the menu...

Jun, 2006

Expert review by : Darren (digital photography blog)

Samsung Digimax i6

 

The Samsung Digimax i6 is a 6 megapixel digital camera with a 3x Optical Zoom that also functions as a media player with MP3 capabilities. The Samsung Digimax features a 2.5 inch LCD, ASR (advanced shake reduction) and an 18.5mm thick design. 'Samsung...

The Samsung Digimax features a 2.5 inch LCD, ASR (advanced shake reduction) and an 18.5mm thick design

Jan, 2006

Consumer review (cnet.com.au)

Samsung Digimax i6

 

I only hear about infrared cameras but don't see any. My friend tells me about samsung digital cameras that these are very good in performance. Than i bought samsung i6. This is a box camera with high speed photo shooter. Its results is nice and I...

Voice recorder ; Stylish curved design rocks ; Zippy performance

Nothing

Aug, 2008

Consumer review (dooyoo.co.uk)

Samsung Digimax i6 PMP: An Ok and fairly easy to use camera.

 

Bargain camera with some good features. I have had this camera for just over a year now and overall I'm quite impressed. It is not the best camera nor is it feature packed. The camera design and functionality is good and having used for my honeymoon...

Cheap. Has MP3 and Video playback features

Not the best pics in the dark

Feb, 2009

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-in Microphone: Yes
Voice recording: Yes

Battery

Battery Capacity:860
Battery performance:860
Battery Type:rechargable

Camera

Camera playback:Movie, Single image, Slide show, Thumbnails
Custom color: Yes
Image editing:Resizing, Rotating, Trimming
Photo effects:Black&White, Negative film, Sepia / black&white, Negative film, Sepia, Vivid / Sepia
Scene modes:Backlight, beach, Children, Close-up (macro), Documents, dusk, Fireworks, Landscape, Night, Portrait, Sunset / beach, Children, Close-up (macro), Documents, dusk, Fireworks, Landscape, Night, Portrait, Sunset
Self-timer:2
Self-timer delay:2
Sharpness:Normal, Soft, Vivid
Sharpness levels:Normal, Soft, Vivid
White Balance:Auto, Cloudy, Custom modes, Daylight, Fluorescent, Tungsten / Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Fluorescent, Shade, Tungsten

Design

Color of product:Black / Silver

Display

Display:LCD
Display Diagonal:2.5
Display resolution (numeric):230000

Flash

Flash modes:Auto, Fill-in, Flash off, Red-eye reduction, Slow synchronization / Auto, Flash off
Flash range (tele):11.8 - 74.8
Flash range (wide):7.87 - 94.5
Flash recharging time:4
Flash working distance:Wide (0.2 - 2.4m), Tele (0.3 - 1.9m)

Focusing

Focus:TTL
Focus adjustment:Auto
Macro focusing range (tele):2.5 - 0.5
Macro focusing range (wide):0.05 - 0.8
Normal focusing range:0.5 - ∞
Normal focusing range (tele):0.5 - ∞
Normal focusing range (wide):0.5 - ∞
Super Macro focusing range:0.01 - 0.05

Lens System

Digital Zoom:5
Focal length range (f-f):0.26 - 0.78
Optical Zoom:3

Light Exposure

ISO sensitivity:100, 200, 400 / 100, 200, 400, Auto
Light exposure control:Program AE
Light metering:Centre-weighted, Spot / SPOT

Memory

Compatible memory cards:MMC, SD / SD
Internal memory:45
Maximum memory card size:1
Memory upgrade:Y

Operational Conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 40
Operating temperature range (T-T):0 - 40
Storage relative humidity (H-H):5 - 85
Storage relative humidity range:5 - 85

Other Features

35 mm camera lens equivalent:1.54 - 4.61
Built-in flash: Yes
Camera focusing range:Normal, Macro, Auto Macro, Super Macro
Camera shutter speed:1 - 1/1200 / 1 - 1/2000
Compatible operating systems:Windows 98/98SE/2000/ME/XP\nMac OS 9.0 - 10.4
Date imprinting: Yes
Digital SLR: No
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):1.54 - 4.61
Interface:USB / USB 2.0
Lens focal range:F3.5 - F4.5
Lens system:N
Metering:Multi, Spot
Minimum system requirements:CD-ROM
Photo mode:Auto, Program, Scene, ASR
Power Source:SLB-083
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Video capability: Yes

Packaging Content

Bundled software:Storage Driver\nDigimax Master\nDigimax Converter\nDigimax Reader

Picture Quality

Image sensor size:1/2.5
Image Stabilizer: Yes
Megapixel:6
Sensor Type:CCD

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack: Yes
I/O ports:1x Audio\n1x Video / 1x USB 2.0\n1x Audio\n1x Video out\n
PictBridge: Yes

Shutter

Camera shutter type:Electronic, Mechanical

System Requirements

Mac compatibility: Yes
Minimum hard disk space:200
Minimum processor:Pentium II 450MHz / Power Mac G3
Minimum RAM:64

Video

Maximum video resolution:640 x 480
Motion JPEG frame rate:30
Video Frame Rate:30
Video recording: Yes

Viewfinder

Camera viewfinder:Optical
Viewfinder type:Optical

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.65 / 0.728
Height:2.4
Weight:4.57
Width:3.78