Samsung EX2F

Last Updated (03 June’13):
- Review & Sample Photos @ CNET

Samsung EX2F is a 12.4-Megapixel 1/1.7″ BSI CMOS Digital Camera with 3.3x Optical Zoom – 12x Digital. It features 5.2-17.2mm Zoom Lens (24-80mm), Full HD 1920 x 1080 Video Recording, Dual Optical/Digital Image Stabilization, Dual Capture: Simultaneous Photo/Video, Wi-Fi functionality, Full manual control, Creative Movie Maker Software Included, and has a 3.0-inch Swivel AMOLED display.

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Overall Rating: ★★★★½

Expert Reviews

Samsung EX2F Reviews

CNET reviews the Samsung EX2F and writes;
“There are plenty of high-end options and build quality is first class. Smart features like built-in Wi-Fi and the integrated neutral density filter, alongside the speed with which you can get to key settings courtesy of the double mode wheels, front-mounted scroller and quick menus, all count in its favour.”
Rating: ★★★★½

Digitalcamerainfo reviews the Samsung EX2F and writes;
“As of right now, the Samsung EX2F seems to be the best compact option at $500, which used to be the average price in this category. We draw a lot of comparisons to the Sony RX100, but it’s easy to forget that model costs $150 more than most of the competition.”
Rating: ★★★★½

PCADvisor reviews the Samsung EX2F and writes;
“While that fast aperture and ‘sensible’ resolution of 12.4 megapixels suggests the EX2F as a great tool for low light photography,..”
Rating: ★★★★☆

Amateurphotographer reviews the Samsung EX2F and writes;
“Like the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7, the Samsung EX2F is a solid camera without being spectacular. It builds well on its predecessor and is an attractive proposition in many ways, such as its good build quality, fast and sharp lens, and variety of shooting modes.”
Rating: ★★★★☆

Digitalversus reviews the Samsung EX2F and writes;
“The EX2F is a very consistent camera in this field, staying on the better side of average without ever moving up into the exceptional. Start-up takes around two seconds, photo-to-photo turnaround generally takes just under two seconds (even with RAW shots), and focusing takes just under half a second in all conditions.”
Rating: ★★★★☆

ITproportal reviews the Samsung EX2F and writes;
“The EX2F is a good example of getting what you pay for. It’s the cheapest of the high-end advanced compacts, and while it does offers some excellent features, good overall performance and outstanding low-light results, it simply can’t match the image quality of its more expensive rivals. Nonetheless, it’s a decent camera, a pleasure to use and full of clever technology.”
Rating: ★★★½☆

Expertreviews reviews the Samsung EX2F and writes;
“The Samsung comes top for breadth of features, with an app for iOS and Android for browsing and transferring photos, and another that provides a remote viewfinder and shutter release. It can also control the zoom, flash, self-timer and resolution settings, and transfer the last photo to the smartphone or tablet. It’s great for group self-portraits, “
Rating: ★★★☆☆

T3 reviews the Samsung EX2F and writes;
“Though you are still buying a compact camera rather than DSLR replacement, fortunately the EX2F looks sufficiently serious and high quality that you just might want to.”
Rating: ★★★★☆

PCMAG reviews the Samsung EX2F and writes;
“The Samsung EX2F isn’t the best compact point-and-shoot you can buy—that honor is still held by our Editors’ Choice Sony RX100—but it is a very good one, especially if you’re in the market for a camera with Wi-Fi.”
Rating: ★★★★☆

Trustedreviews reviews the Samsung EX2F and writes;
“Overall image quality is, on the whole, impressive. The Samsung EX2F’s slightly larger than average 1/1.7-inch sensor is able to capture quite a wide dynamic range – at least by compact camera standards – with shadow detail remaining visible without having to sacrifice too much in the way of highlights. As a result of this, images produced by the EX2F have a pleasingly even tonal range and appear natural straight out of the camera.”
Rating: ★★★★☆

Pocket-lint reviews the Samsung EX2F and writes;
“the f/1.4 maximum aperture (which dips to f/2.7 at the 80mm equivalent) is right up there with the brightest available; the lower ISO settings deliver sharp, detailed images; and the vari-angle OLED screen is great for unusual shooting positions.”
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Photographyblog reviews the Samsung EX2F and writes;
“Image quality is very good for a compact, thanks to the larger than usual CCD sensor and the sharp and bright 24-80mm lens. While some people will find the 3.3x zoom limiting, it does help to ensure that the picture quality remains at a high level throughout the focal range, with little distortion, chromatic aberrations or even noise until you use ISO 800 or faster.”
Rating: ★★★★☆

Techradar reviews the Samsung EX2F and writes;
“Set to have a full retail price of £429 (around $670), Samsung has extended the EX2F’s low-light credentials with a 1/1.7-inch back-illuminated CMOS sensor, and by keeping the resolution to 12 million pixels for better noise control.”
rating: N/A

Ephotozine reviews the Samsung EX2F and writes;
“The Samsung EX2F is a good compact camera capable of taking high quality photos, with a bright f/1.4 lens with image stabilisation – this makes it extremely capable when shooting in low light situations.”
Rating: ★★★★☆

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Samples

Samsung EX2F Sample Photos

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- Samsung EX2F Sample Photos @ Digitalcamerainfo

- Samsung EX2F Sample Photos @ Ephotozine

- Samsung EX2F Sample Photos @ Techradar

- Samsung EX2F Sample Photos @ Photographyblog

- Samsung EX2F Sample Photos @ Trustedreviews

Manual

Samsung EX2F User Manual (PDF)

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- Download Samsung EX2F User Manual (PDF – 8.54 MB)

Features

Samsung EX2F Features

The Samsung EX2F is the latest model camera from Samsung in its growing range of Wi-Fi-enabled SMART cameras. This camera comes with F1.4 lens to deliver brighter photography than the previous model. Featuring a Wi-Fi functionality, the camera is able to store and share images remotely. It also offers a Full Manual Control that makes it more portable to capture images spontaneously on the go.

The camera is able to capture clear images and video even in very low light conditions thanks to advanced F1.4 24mm Lens. Not only that, the low-light capabilities are also supported by the 1/1.7” 12 Megapixel BSI CMOS sensor, which delivers clear, blur-free images. It also includes Dual IS (OIS and DIS) to minimize the camera shake effect to make bright images clearer. In addition, the camera allows you for shooting in RAW mode for professional standard pictures.

Samsung EX2F enables user to record 1080 / 30p Full HD Movie with stereo sound in high enough quality to enjoy on a Full HD TV. It also allows users to capture still 12 Megapixel photos and video simultaneously using the Dual Capture feature. There is a 3.0-inch Swivel AMOLED display for viewing your photos and videos under any light conditions.

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Samsung EX2F Product Specifications

+ Image Sensor: 12.4 effective megapixel 1/1.7″ BSI CMOS

+ Lens: F1.4 24mm 3.3x Lens

+ IS: Dual IS (OIS + DIS)

+ Display: 3.0” Swivel VGA AMOLED display

+ ISO: Auto, 80 ~ 3200, (6400 ~ 12800 extended mode)

+ Image: 12M, 10MP, 9MW, 8M, 8M (1:1), 5M, 3M, 2MW, 1M

+ Video:
Full HD 1080 / 30p (H.264)

3.3x optical zoom while recording video

+ Video Output AV, HDMI 1.4

+ Value-added Feature
Live / Action / 3D Panorama, Smart Auto, Picture in Picture (Image / Movie), Split Shot, Artistic Brush,

Magic Frame, ND Filter On / Off, Dual Capturing, Continuous Shot (10M), High speed recording

+ Wi-Fi Connectivity
Mobile Link, Remote Viewfinder, Social Sharing, Email, Sky Drive, Auto Backup, TV Link,

Wi-Fi Direct

+ Bundle PC software iLauncher, PC Auto Backup, Samsung Raw Converter

+ Storage SDSC, SDHC, SDXC

+ Battery SLB-10A

+ Dimension (W x H x D) 111.9 x 62.0 x 28.9mm

+ Weight 294.3g (without battery)

+ Accessory OVF1 (Optical View Finder), EM10 (External Microphone), SEF42A (GN.24 Flash)

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