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Samsung WB30F: Review

The Samsung WB30F is a compact digital camera series from Smart sleek, slim design and high performance. The most interesting feature is definitely the Wi-Fi connectivity, which allows you to easily share photos and videos with other devices.

It also presents a sensor 16.2 mega pixel effective resolution, a lens with Samsung 10x optical zoom, optical image stabilizer, a 3-inch LCD display, flash, an internal memory of 9.5 MB, slot for memory cards microSD, SDHC or SDXC and various features, including animated pictures, frames magic, the view live, smart filter, Smart Auto mode and HD video footage.

Samsung WB30F: Design

The Samsung WB30F is a compact camera designed to handle and available in the elegant white color, with a slight side handle. On the back is a 3-inch LCD display with a resolution of 230,000 dots. As for size, the camera measures 98 mm in width, 57.9 mm in height and 16.5 mm in thickness, while the weight is 131 grams.

Samsung WB30F: Features and Functionality

The Samsung WB30F is a compact digital camera presented this year by the producer, along with other models of the same family, such as the Samsung WB200F. It is a model characterized by a very attractive design, with white livery, and highly advanced features, first of all, the Wi-Fi connectivity.

Not for nothing is called a Smart Camera. Pausing a moment on the strictly technical data, the camera features a CCD image sensor, 1/2, 3 inches in size and with an effective resolution of 16.2 mega pixels, a wide-angle lens with a focal length equivalent to 2.4 – 24 mm in the traditional format 35 mm and a maximum aperture of f3.1-f6.3, a 10x optical zoom and digital zoom.

Samsung WB30F Digital Camera
Samsung WB30F Digital Camera

If the data sheet of the Samsung WB30F leaves no sign, as you can see, the same is not true for the features offered, starting with the Wi-Fi connectivity, the first strong point of the camera. The Wi-Fi allows you to instantly share photos and videos with other devices, or upload them to the Web, or let you use a smart phone to control the camera with the Remote Viewfinder.

But these are just some of the possible actions via the Wi-Fi and various Samsung applications. Instead of returning to the purely photographic capabilities, is certainly to be put in evidence the Optical Image Stabilizer, which reduces the risk of image blur due to movement of the machine. For those who are not very familiar with the camera settings, there is the Smart Auto, which automatically adjusts the different parameters according to the type of scene.

Other features found on the Samsung WB30F include animated pictures, frame’s magic, all very attractive, smart filter, panoramic photos and split shot, which allows you to combine up to 3 pictures into a single picture. Not missing, then, the ability to create video clips in HD format, so with a maximum resolution of 1,280 x 720 pixels.

The camera has, then, a sensitivity up to 3200 ISO, built-in flash, auto focus, USB and AV output, while the HDMI is absent. The internal memory is only 9.5 MB, but this is the slot for memory cards of the type SDSC, SDHC and SDXC memory cards. The package includes charger, USB cable, strap and manual.


The Samsung WB30F is a compact camera that stands out most for the design and functionality for its purely photographic fact, from this point of view does not present relevant data, if the resolution is not high. The white coloring gives it a certain elegance while the Wi-Fi connectivity is that little bit extra that many do not have, even if it is gradually spreading in the industry. Stand the lack of HDMI port, the sensitivity is not very high and only HD movies. Please note the optical stabilizer.

Where to Buy Samsung WB30F

Samsung WB30F Smart Wi-Fi Digital Camera, 16.2 Megapixel, 10X zoom, 3.0" LCD Display (Black)
  • 10x Optical Zoom
  • SMART features - Social Media Upload, E-mail, Direct Link, Mobile Link, PC...
  • 720p HD Video
Easy of Use
Value of Money

PROS : OPTICAL ZOOM, Frames magical, Wi-Fi connectivity, Optical Image Stabilizer, Smart Filter, Design, Live Panorama, Smart Sound.

CONS : Internal memory, Display resolution, Quality sensor, No HDMI port.

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