Samsung PL150

Last Updated (22 June’10):
- Review video by PCWorld

Samsung PL150 is a 12.4 Mega-pixel compact camera features 12.5x optical zoom (35mm film equivalent: 27 ~ 135mm), 7˚ Tilt-back Body, Smart Face Recognition, ISO 80-3200, 3″ (7.6cm) QVGA (230K) Main display screen at the back of the camera and 1.5″ (3.8cm) 61K Front Display TFT LCD. The camera measures (WxHxD) 99.2X59X19.9 and weighs 136.6g (without battery and card).

Samsung PL150
Overall Rating: ★★★★½ | Latest Price Info

Expert Reviews

Samsung PL150 Reviews

PCWorld reviews the Samsung PL150 and writes;
“Digital video recording on the PL150 is also pretty good. Shooting in HD mode at a widescreen resolution of 1280×720, results were pleasing. Dim lighting will lead to grainy footage, so make sure you are in a well-lit environment if you want the best from the PL150. “
Rating: ★★★½☆

PhotographyBlog reviews the Samsung PL150 and writes;
“Macro performance is quite good, allowing you to focus as close as 5cms away from the subject. Commendably barrel distortion is well controlled even at the 27mm wide-angle focal length. The built-in flash worked fairly well indoors, with no red-eye and adequate overall exposure.”
Rating: ★★★★½ reviews the Samsung PL150 and writes;
“Overall, colors are good in images though it’s clear the PL150 likes to oversaturate greens and blues. Images at full magnification look a tad overprocessed, and even at low ISO levels itshows evidence of noise. “
Rating: ★★★½☆

User Opinions

Samsung PL150 User Reviews

Great camera! | Rating: ★★★★★
“The new ‘couple shoot which detects when our two heads come together and also when you smile and takes the photo for you. (You can turn this feature off if you wish) I always find it annoying when you want a nice picture with two people in it and you can’t tell what you look like. However, within minutes I have mastered this and can now take brilliant photos of us together.” – By smileyjo

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Samsung PL150 Sample Photos

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Samsung PL150 User Manual (PDF)

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Samsung PL150 Features

Easier than ever to get a great shot
Who needs a professional photographer when you have the PL150? With a Dual display 3.0” LCD there’s an easier way to take perfect self-portraits. Using a 1.5” Front LCD, users can see their self portrait before they take it. And with a quick button on top, users can easily access front LCD functions like: Self portrait (Still & Movie), Couple shot and Children mode.

Stylish Design with 7˚ Tilt-back Body
The subtle infusion of color in the body of the PL150 compliments your style while the innovative Tilt-back body makes it easier than ever to take self portraits without the use of a tripod.

The simple way to go pro.
Turn any moment into a perfect memory. And a professional-looking photo. Whether it’s a few friends from last night’s party or the moon reflecting off the lake, Smart Auto 2.0 (Still & Movie) instantly analyzes key elements of your composition then automatically adjusts to capture the perfect shot with multitude of different photo modes and movie modes. And since life isn’t a still life, the camera’s object tracking feature captures those subjects that just don’t, or won’t, stand still.

Shake, rattle or stroll
Even the tiniest shake can ruin your shot. Dual Image Stabilization solves that. Samsung has combined the revolutionary technology of their ultimate Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) mechanism with the advanced algorithms of Digital Image Stabilization (DIS). Giving you sharp images no matter the condition. Whether it’s low light, zooming or just a case of plain old shaky hands, your photos come out sharp and clear. So let your Samsung camera shake things up. In a good way.

Cool effects make every photo unique.
Samsung’s Smart Filter, lens effect, delivers an artistic edge to your still shots and videos. The Miniature filter gives your subjects a miniaturized look, the Vignetting filter delivers a strikingly strong compositional contrast, and our Fish-eye filter gives your video that cool distorted feel. So get creative and get Samsung.

Smart Album
Smart Album automatically organizes your photos By type, date, color, week, and face so that you can find that one particular shot amongst 2,000. It does the looking for you. In fact, it can even do a face search!

Perfect Portrait System
With our unique Perfect Portrait System, you can get beautiful portrait shots in every condition and moment

Smart Face Recognition
Built with Samsung’s innovative Smart Face Recognition technology, the PL150 automatical-ly adjusts the focus and exposure on up to 20 faces. Or, let the camera select the most photographed faces in your photo album to focus on. Smart Face Recognition also lets you quickly search for people in your album without having to go through every single photo.

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