Samsung WB210 summary
Samsung WB210 is Samsung's Small Sensor Superzoom digital camera originally introduced on July of 2011. It has got a 14 MegaPixel, CCD 1/2.3" sized sensor and has a full resolution of 4320 x 3240.
The WB210 places at #131 out of 243 in Small Sensor Superzoom cameras and overall #659 out of 1422 for digital cameras in our database. Please use our Smart camera filter to see camera listings based on your personalized requirements.
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Samsung WB210 history
The Samsung WB210 comes with a history of related digital cameras. Below, you can look at all previous and more recent models alongside main features.
Samsung WB210 Gallery
You can see the WB210 from different angles in the gallery underneath.
Samsung WB210 Pros and Cons
Below is a collection of advantages and disadvantages of the Samsung WB210 based on factors that are generally regarded as essential in a digital camera.
Samsung WB210 Sensor details
The measurement of the sensor on the Samsung WB210 is 6.17mm x 4.55mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor is able to capture 4320 x 3240 pixels at aspect ratios of 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9. The camera boasts Image Stabilization (Optical). Optical stabilization is better than digital stabilization since the latter can easily produce cropping.Handle those 8K RED files like a boss
The CCD sensor boasts 14 megapixels and provides a standard ISO range of 80 to 1600. This ISO can also be extended digitally to a high of 3200. Unfortunately, RAW files are not saved therefore you have less room to maneuver in post.
The image below displays the WB210's sensor dimensions when compared to other popular sizes. The WB210 sensor comes with a crop factor of 5.8 and is presented in green.Coronavirus is affecting the sensor business
To get a sense of different aspect ratios, you should refer to the graphic below.
Samsung WB210 dimensions
Samsung WB210 weighs in at 0.38 pounds (174 gr or 6.14 ounces) and the sizing of the camera is 101mm x 59mm x 22mm (4.0" x 2.3" x 0.9"). The weight of average Small Sensor Superzoom camera is 387 gr and the Samsung WB210 is less heavy when compared with various rivals.Google will print your 'Best' photos for $8 a month
Below is a photo of the Samsung WB210 with a softdrink so you can have a feel for its scale.
The top view directly below will illustrate the button layout on the WB210.
Samsung WB210 Lens specs
The WB210 has a built-in lens providing a focal range of 24-288mm giving it a 12.0 x zoom which is definitely not significant nevertheless it will definitely be invaluable in some conditions.
At the widest 24mm, it will have an aperture of f2.9 which is quite slow and not good in low light conditions and you may struggle to capture good bokeh. You will also need to up the ISO producing noisy images. With the tele end, 288mm is exceptional zoom and comes with f5.9 making it really sluggish and you may need to go with slower shutter speeds.
Samsung WB210 Connectivity
The WB210 has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- HDMI Yes
Digital cameras that have NFC and / or Bluetooth support are able to be used wirelessly with smartphones. You will be able to transfer images and sometimes adjust camera settings without the hassle of connecting physically to the camera.
Some applications even give a Liveview and release the shutter if you are not close to the camera. If the camera provides a HDMI out, it can easily be connected to an external screen. Almost all cameras will allow you to charge the battery pack with the USB port.
Samsung WB210 Video specs
The highest possible video resolution on the Samsung WB210 is 1280 x 720 and it can capture in Motion JPEG file format. 720p is terrible by today's requirements. You should strive for at least FUll HD resolution for good video. The camera does not offer a mic and / or headphone jack which means that you have got no control over your sound. It is probably best to look into a different camera should you want better sound in your videos.
Samsung WB210 Weather Sealing
There is no environment proofing on the Samsung WB210 so you need to be careful in rainy and dusty situations.
Samsung WB210 Screen and Viewfinder
The Samsung WB210 has got a 3.5" fixed display boasting a resolution of 1k dots.
Moreover the display is touch friendly which means you can easily change focus point and change settings with your fingertips.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
The View Finder details regarding Samsung WB210 are as follows:
- ViewFinder None
Viewfinders can be pretty beneficial during bright outdoor situations which will make the camera screen washed out and very difficult to view.
Samsung WB210 Shutter specs
The max shutter speed is 1/2000s.
Samsung WB210 Flash and Hot shoe specs
Samsung WB210 boasts only inbuilt flash lacking external flash support.
Samsung WB210 Autofocus specs
Samsung WB210 boasts just Contrast Based Auto Focus and doesn't have Phase Detect Auto Focus. Phase Detection autofocusing is a lot more faster and precise when compared with Contrast Based autofocusing. The camera has got Face detection which can be handy for people photography.
Samsung WB210 has touch to focus. You can easily use your fingers to change where you focus. Samsung WB210 features manual focusing in case it is needed during low light scenarios or you want more precise focusing control.
Samsung WB210 Battery life
The average Small Sensor Superzoom camera battery life is 316. Fujifilm HS35EXR has got the best (600) battery life within this class of cameras.
Below is a number of Small Sensor Superzoom cameras that come with the highest battery life:
Samsung WB210 for specific categories of photography
The following graph provides a outline of the Samsung WB210 for specific categories of photography. To check out more, browse to the specific section below.
Samsung WB210 Portrait photography info
The Samsung WB210 has a score of 40 which is bad, meaning that it is not really suitable to use for portraits. Shooting portrait images favors heavily to sensor dimension, support for RAW files and option to utilize off-camera lighting.
Samsung WB210 Street photography information
Getting a above average rating of 66, the Samsung WB210 is a fine option to buy for street photography. A very good street photography camera has a fine balance of picture quality plus portability.
Samsung WB210 Sports photography details
A bad sports photography score of 39 indicates the Samsung WB210 is not really suitable for photographing sports. A camera really should have great autofocus plus fast continuous shooting for sports photography.
Samsung WB210 Travel photography advice
Weight is pretty important when getting a travel camera. All things considered, the Samsung WB210 gets a very good 72 as a travelling camera which is a very decent fit to purchase for your holidays.
Landscape photography with Samsung WB210
For anyone planning to buy a digital camera for landscape pictures, the biggest factor will no doubt be image quality. The Samsung WB210 at it's modest score of 47 for a landscape camera is reasonably suited among its competitors.
Samsung WB210 as a Vlogging camera
A vlogging camera preferably should have a moving screen, mic port and preferably image stabilization. Considering all things, the Samsung WB210 is not really suitable as a vlog camera as it receives a bad rating of 33.
Samsung WB210 Alternatives
If you need replacements to the WB210, here is a number of the highest placed cameras that fall into the category of Small Sensor Superzoom.
The diagram followed below provides you a bird's eye view of the WB210 compared to it's highest scored rivals mentioned previously.
There are more cameras you may take a look at as alternatives. To go through a extensive comparison, visit the "compare" link.