Samsung WB1100F summary
Samsung WB1100F is Samsung's Small Sensor Superzoom camera initially released on January of 2014. It houses a 16 MegaPixel, CCD 1/2.3" size sensor with a full resolution of 4608 x 3456.
The WB1100F places at #182 out of 243 in Small Sensor Superzoom cameras and over all #814 out of 1436 for digital cameras in our database. Please check our Smart camera search to see camera listings based on your personalized requirements.
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Samsung WB1100F family
The Samsung WB1100F is part of a family of products. You can view the full list below.
Samsung WB1100F Gallery
You can view the WB1100F from several angles in the gallery underneath.
Samsung WB1100F Pros and Cons
Here is a collection of good and bad points of the Samsung WB1100F based on factors that are generally regarded as useful in a camera.
Samsung WB1100F Sensor information
The measurement of the sensor on the Samsung WB1100F is 6.17mm x 4.55mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor is able to capture 4608 x 3456 pixels with aspect ratios of 4:3 and 16:9. The camera includes Image Stabilization (Optical). Optical stabilization is superior than digital stabilization since the latter may lead to cropping.Instagram's $20 billion Ad success
The CCD sensor boasts 16MP and delivers a native ISO range of 80 to 3200. Unfortunately, RAW format is not saved which means that you have less margin for error.
The image below displays the WB1100F's sensor size compared to other common sizes. The WB1100F sensor comes with a crop factor of 5.8 and is outlined in green.Google will print your 'Best' photos for $8 a month
To get an understanding of specific aspect ratios, you should refer to the visual below.
Samsung WB1100F dimensions
Samsung WB1100F weighs around 1.13 lb (512 grams or 18.06 oz) and the overall size of the camera is 125mm x 87mm x 96mm (4.9" x 3.4" x 3.8"). The weight of average Small Sensor Superzoom camera is 387 grams and the Samsung WB1100F is more heavy than its competitors.Photographer fined '$200,000' for failing to deliver photos
Below is a photo of the Samsung WB1100F alongside a soda so you can have a feel for its size.
The top view directly below will show the button design on the WB1100F.
Samsung WB1100F Lens information
The WB1100F provides a built-in lens with a focal range of 25-875mm making it a 35.0 x zoom which is exceptional and will enable you to zoom right in.
At it's widest 25mm, it offers an aperture of f3.0 and that is quite sluggish and not the best in low light occasions and you will probably find it hard to capture good bokeh. You will probably also need to up your ISO giving you noisy photographs. At the long end, 875mm is superb zoom and comes to f5.9 making it fairly sluggish and you will have to use slow shutter speeds.
Samsung WB1100F Connectivity
The WB1100F has the following connectivity:
- Wireless Yes
- NFC Yes
Digital cameras which include NFC and / or Bluetooth support can be used wirelessly with smartphones. You can easily copy photos and at times change camera settings with no need to connect physically with the camera.
Many apps also allow a Liveview and release the shutter when you are not close to the camera. If the camera has a HDMI out, it can be attached to an external monitor. A good number of cameras will allow you to charge the battery pack using the USB socket.
Samsung WB1100F Video information
The highest possible video resolution on the Samsung WB1100F is 1280 x 720 and it can save in format. 720p is awful by today's requirements. You should really strive for at least FUll HD resolution for good video. The body does not offer a mic and / or headphone port which means you get zero control over your sound. It is probably best to find an alternative camera should you need decent sound in your video clips.
Samsung WB1100F Weather Sealing
There is no environment proofing in the Samsung WB1100F so you have to be careful in rainy and dusty situations.
Samsung WB1100F Display and Viewfinder
The Samsung WB1100F is equipped with a 3" fixed display screen with a resolution of 460k dots.
Please be aware that the display offers no touch support.Unsplash partners with Institutions to bring historical archive photos
The View Finder specifications regarding Samsung WB1100F are below:
- ViewFinder None
In those bright outdoor situations that make the camera displays washed out and tough to view, viewfinders will be particularly useful.
Samsung WB1100F Shutter information
Samsung WB1100F continuous shooting speed is 1.0 frames/s. The max shutter speed is 1/2000s.
Samsung WB1100F Flash and Hot shoe information
Samsung WB1100F includes just in-built flash with missing external flash support.
Samsung WB1100F Autofocus information
Samsung WB1100F doesn't have Auto focusing. Phase Detection autofocusing is more quicker and exact than Contrast Based autofocusing.
Samsung WB1100F comes with manual focusing in case it is required for low light or you require more exact control on focusing.
Samsung WB1100F Battery life
The average Small Sensor Superzoom camera battery life is 316. Fujifilm HS35EXR features the best (600) battery life for this kind of cameras.
Below is a collection of Small Sensor Superzoom cameras that come with the highest battery life:
Samsung WB1100F for different categories of photography
The following graph provides a summary of the Samsung WB1100F for different categories of photography. To see more, have a look at the specific section below.
Samsung WB1100F as a Portrait photography camera
The Samsung WB1100F gets a score of 37 which is really bad, meaning that it is not good to use for portrait photography. Shooting portraits favors heavily to sensor size, support for RAW files plus the capability to utilize off-camera lighting.
Samsung WB1100F as a Street photography camera
Having a really bad points total of 44, the Samsung WB1100F is not good to use in street photography. A decent street photography camera gives a perfect balance of image quality plus portability.
Samsung WB1100F Sports photography factors
A really bad sports photography points total of 45 indicates the Samsung WB1100F is not good for shooting sports. A camera really should have good autofocus and fast shutter speeds for sports photography.
Samsung WB1100F Travel photography information
Size is very critical in buying a camera for travel. On the whole, the Samsung WB1100F gets a moderate 55 for a travelling camera which makes it relatively suited to purchase for your trips.
Landscape photography with Samsung WB1100F
In case you're looking to buy a camera for landscape photos, the most critical aspect is going to be image quality. The Samsung WB1100F with it's really bad grade of 45 for a landscape camera is not good compared to its competition.
Samsung WB1100F Vlogging information
A vlogging camera ought to posses a moving display screen, microphone input and preferably image stabilization. Taking all things in to account, the Samsung WB1100F is not good for vlogging as it delivers a really bad rating of 23.
Samsung WB1100F Alternatives
If you are in the market for alternatives to the WB1100F, below is a selection of the highest placed cameras that fall within the category of Small Sensor Superzoom.
The line chart here offers you an overview of the WB1100F vs it's top ranking rivals mentioned earlier.
Following are several cameras you may look at as alternative options. To read a comprehensive comparison, visit the "compare" link.