Samsung WB700

 
Samsung WB700 front
 
  • 14MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Display
  • ISO 0 - 0
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • ()mm (F) lens
  • n/ag - 100 x 59 x 22mm
  • Introduced December 2010
  • Read full specs
  • Alternatives
Portability
98
Imaging
38
Features
21
Overall
31

Samsung WB700 overview

Samsung WB700 is Samsung's Small Sensor Compact camera originally revealed on December of 2010. It has a 14 MegaPixel, CCD 1/2.3" sized sensor and has a maximum resolution of 4320 x 3240.

The WB700 is placed #166 out of 261 in Small Sensor Compact cameras & all round #1054 out of 1422 for cameras in our collection. Remember to test our Smart camera finder to find camera listings based on your customized criteria.

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Below is a graph of multiple criteria used in the scoring system.

Samsung WB700 family

The Samsung WB700 has a history of related cameras. Listed below, you can check out all previous and more recent models as well as key specs.

ModelVisualizeLensResolutionSensor SizeReleased
Samsung-WB50F front thumbnailSamsung WB50F
WB700 vs WB50F
24-288mm
F3.1-6.3
16MP1/2.3"2014
Samsung-WB350F front thumbnailSamsung WB350F
WB700 vs WB350F
23-483mm
F2.8-5.9
16MP1/2.3"2014
400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100
Samsung-WB35F front thumbnailSamsung WB35F
WB700 vs WB35F
24-288mm
F3.1-6.3
16MP1/2.3"2014
Samsung-WB800F front thumbnailSamsung WB800F
WB700 vs WB800F
23-483mm
F2.8-5.9
16MP1/2.3"2013
Samsung-WB250F front thumbnailSamsung WB250F
WB700 vs WB250F
24-432mm
F3.2-5.8
14MP1/2.3"2013
Samsung-WB30F front thumbnailSamsung WB30F
WB700 vs WB30F
24-240mm
F3.1-6.3
16MP1/2.3"2013
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Samsung-WB850F front thumbnailSamsung WB850F
WB700 vs WB850F
23-483mm
F2.8-5.9
16MP1/2.3"2012
Samsung-WB150F front thumbnailSamsung WB150F
WB700 vs WB150F
24-432mm
F3.2-5.8
14MP1/2.3"2012
Samsung-WB750 front thumbnailSamsung WB750
WB700 vs WB750
24-432mm
F3.2-5.8
13MP1/2.3"2011
Samsung-WB210 front thumbnailSamsung WB210
WB700 vs WB210
24-288mm
F2.9-5.9
14MP1/2.3"2011
Samsung-WB700 front thumbnailSamsung WB700()mm
F
14MP1/2.3"2010
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Samsung WB700 Pros and Cons

Below is a selection of good and bad points of the Samsung WB700 based on aspects that are typically viewed as important in a camera.

above average min ISO (0)
fast maximum aperture (f)
flash built-in
good MP (14 megapixels)
pretty good screen size (3")
can't change focal length (()mm)
cannot use external flash
display is not selfie friendly
does not have image stabilization
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
low resolution screen (614 thousand dots)
manual focus not available
maximum ISO low (0)
missing HDMI socket
missing headphone socket
missing microphone socket
missing Timelapse mode
no articulating screen
no phase detect auto focus
no RAW format
sensor is small (1/2.3")
video resolution low (1280 x 720 resolution)
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Samsung WB700 Sensor details

The sensor spec in the Samsung WB700 is 6.08mm x 4.56mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor is able to resolve 4320 x 3240 pixels .

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The CCD sensor has 14 megapixels and has a native ISO range of 0 - 0. Unfortunately, RAW files are not saved so you have less margin for error.

The graphic below illustrates the WB700's sensor dimensions in comparison to other common sizes. The WB700 sensor has a crop factor of 5.9 and is outlined in green.

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To get an understanding of specific aspect ratios, you can refer to the visual below.

Camera sensor aspect ratios

Samsung WB700 dimensions

Samsung WB700 is 0.00 pounds (g / 0.00 oz) & has external measurements of 100mm x 59mm x 22mm (3.9" x 2.3" x 0.9"). The weight of normal Small Sensor Compact camera is 174g so the Samsung WB700 is lighter in comparison with other rivals.

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Below is a pic of the Samsung WB700 beside a softdrink so you can get a feel for its scale.

Samsung WB700 dimensions scale

The top view below will illustrate the button design on the WB700.

Samsung WB700 topview buttons dials

Samsung WB700 Lens specs

The WB700 is equipped with a built-in lens and it has a constant focal length of ()mm meaning that you have no luxury to zoom.

At the widest ()mm, the lens comes with an aperture of f and that's incredibly good for low light occasions and capturing good bokeh. It will also allow you to set a much lower ISO and get clearer pictures.

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Samsung WB700 Connectivity

The WB700 has the following connectivity:

    Cameras that incorporate NFC and Bluetooth connectivity are able to be used wirelessly through smartphones. You will be able to transfer photos and oftentimes adjust camera settings without connecting directly to the camera.

    Certain applications even stream a Liveview and click the shutter whenever you aren't close to the camera. If the camera features a HDMI port, it can easily be connected to an external monitor. Most cameras will allow you to charge the battery through the USB socket.

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    Samsung WB700 Video specs

    The maximum video resolution in the Samsung WB700 is 1280 x 720 and you can shoot in H.264 format. 720p is awful for today's standards. You should go for at least FUll HD resolution for good video. The camera doesn't feature a microphone and headphone jack so you have got little control over the sound. It is probably best to shop for an alternative camera if you want good sound for your video clips.

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    Samsung WB700 Weather Sealing

    There is no weather proofing for the Samsung WB700 so you need to be cautious in rainy or dusty situations.

    Samsung WB700 Display and Viewfinder

    The Samsung WB700 has a 3 inch fixed display screen supporting a resolution of 614 thousand dots.

    Please note that the display has no touch support.

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    The View Finder specs for Samsung WB700 are below:

    • ViewFinder None

    For bright outdoor situations which make the camera screens washed out and hard to see, viewfinders will be particularly helpful.

    Samsung WB700 Shutter specs

    The highest shutter speed is 1/4000 seconds.

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    Samsung WB700 Flash and Hot shoe specs

    Samsung WB700 comes with only in-built flash without external flash ability.

    Samsung WB700 Autofocus specs

    Samsung WB700 doesn't have Auto focusing. Phase Detection autofocusing is a lot more snappier & precise in comparison with Contrast Based autofocusing.

    Samsung WB700 doesn't have manual focusing. Manual focusing mode is useful for low light or you require more precise focusing control.

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    Samsung WB700 Battery life

    The general Small Sensor Compact camera battery life is 241. Fujifilm X30 has the highest possible (470) battery life for this class of cameras.

    Listed below is a listing of Small Sensor Compact cameras with the strongest battery life:

    Samsung WB700 for specific forms of photography

    The following chart indicates a analysis of the Samsung WB700 for specific forms of photography. To look at more, browse to the specific section below.

    Portrait photography with Samsung WB700

    The Samsung WB700 has a rating of 30 which is bad, and means the camera is simply not very good to use for portrait images. Photographing portraits favors greatly towards sensor dimension, RAW support plus the ability to work with external lighting.

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    sensor resolution is decent (14 megapixels)
    lack of manual focus
    no external flash support
    sensor size is very small (1/2.3")
    no RAW support

    Samsung WB700 as a Street photography camera

    With a modest points tally of 49, the Samsung WB700 is reasonably acceptable for street photography. A good street photography camera comes with a good balance of picture quality and portability.

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    screen does not articulate
    does not have image stabilization
    tiny sensor size (1/2.3")
    no RAW format
    maximum ISO low (0)

    Samsung WB700 Sports photography factors

    A bad sports photography score of 29 indicates the Samsung WB700 is simply not very good for taking photos of sports. A camera should have excellent tracking and fast continuous shooting for sports photography.

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    megapixel count good (14 megapixels)
    focal length is fixed (()mm)
    no image stabilization
    sensor is very small (1/2.3")
    lacks phase detect autofocus

    Samsung WB700 Travel photography advice

    Size is very important in picking a camera for travel. Over-all, the Samsung WB700 gets a above average 70 for a travelling camera which makes it a very decent pick to take on your journeys.

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    decent MP (14 megapixels)
    flash built-in
    good maximum aperture (f)
    doesn't have Timelapse recording
    doesn't contain selfie friendly screen

    Samsung WB700 as a Landscape photography camera

    If you find yourself looking to buy a camera for landscape pictures, the most important aspect will no doubt be image quality. The Samsung WB700 and it's bad grade of 38 for a landscape camera is simply not very good within the current market.

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    good max aperture (f)
    screen size is good (3")
    MP count good (14 megapixels)
    manual focus not available
    lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
    fixed focal length (()mm)
    lack of image stabilization
    small sensor size (1/2.3")
    maximum ISO low (0)
    lacks RAW files
    doesn't have Time Lapse recording

    Samsung WB700 as a Vlogging camera

    A vlogging camera ought to have a moving display screen, microphone port and preferably image stabilization. Considering everything, the Samsung WB700 is simply not very good for vlogging as it receives a bad rating of 27.

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    very good maximum aperture (f)
    screen isn't selfie friendly
    does not have image stabilization
    low video resolution (1280 x 720 resolution)
    no external mic port

    Samsung WB700 Alternatives

    If you need alternatives to the WB700, here is a list of the top scored cameras which fall into the class of Small Sensor Compact.

    The chart down below will give you an overview of the WB700 vs it's top ranked competitors shown earlier.

    There are more cameras you might look into as alternative options. To go through a detailed comparison, simply click on the "compare" link.

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    Specifications

    General Information
    Company
    Samsung
    Model type
    Samsung WB700
    Class
    Small Sensor Compact
    Introduced
    2010-12-28
    Physical type
    Compact
    Sensor Information
    Sensor type
    CCD
    Sensor size
    1/2.3"
    Sensor measurements
    6.08 x 4.56mm
    Sensor surface area
    27.7mm²
    Sensor resolution
    14 megapixel
    Anti alias filter
    Full resolution
    4320 x 3240
    RAW photos
    Max native ISO
    0
    Min native ISO
    0
    Autofocusing
    Manual focusing
    Autofocus touch
    Autofocus continuous
    Autofocus single
    Tracking autofocus
    Autofocus selectice
    Autofocus center weighted
    Multi area autofocus
    Live view autofocus
    Face detect focus
    Contract detect focus
    Phase detect focus
    Cross type focus points
    0
    Lens
    Lens mount type
    fixed lens
    Lens zoom range
    ()
    Crop factor
    5.9
    Screen
    Type of display
    Fixed Type
    Display size
    3"
    Display resolution
    614 thousand dots
    Selfie friendly
    Liveview
    Touch friendly
    Viewfinder Information
    Viewfinder type
    None
    DXO scores
    DXO All around rating
    not tested
    DXO Color Depth rating
    not tested
    DXO Dynamic range rating
    not tested
    DXO Low light rating
    not tested
    Features
    Slowest shutter speed
    30s
    Maximum shutter speed
    1/4000s
    Shutter priority
    Aperture priority
    Expose Manually
    Exposure compensation
    Yes
    Change white balance
    Image stabilization
    Built-in flash
    Hot shoe
    AE bracketing
    White balance bracketing
    Exposure
    Multisegment metering
    Average metering
    Spot metering
    Partial metering
    AF area metering
    Center weighted metering
    Video features
    Supported video resolutions
    1280 x 720
    Max video resolution
    1280x720
    Video file format
    H.264
    Microphone port
    Headphone port
    Connectivity
    Wireless
    None
    Bluetooth
    NFC
    HDMI
    USB
    none
    GPS
    None
    Physical
    Environment sealing
    Water proofing
    Dust proofing
    Shock proofing
    Crush proofing
    Freeze proofing
    Physical dimensions
    100 x 59 x 22mm (3.9" x 2.3" x 0.9")
    Other
    Time lapse feature
    Card slots
    One
    Cost at launch
    $300