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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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.
Samsung WB700 Gallery
You can check the WB700 from several angles in the gallery below.
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.
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 .Unsplash partners with Institutions to bring historical archive photos
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.Last day to get your files as Canon Irisa shuts down
To get an understanding of specific aspect ratios, you can refer to the visual below.
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.Photographer fined '$200,000' for failing to deliver photos
Below is a pic of the Samsung WB700 beside a softdrink so you can get a feel for its scale.
The top view below will illustrate the button design on the WB700.
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.
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.
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.
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.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.