Samsung WB850F

Last Updated (07 February’13):
– Review & Sample Photos @ WDC

Samsung WB850F is a 16-megapixels BSI CMOS Sensor digital camera with Smart Wi-Fi & GPS. It features 23mm Schneider Wide-Angle Lens with 21x Optical Zoom, Dual Image Stabilization, 1080p/30fps Full HD Video recording, Creative Movie Maker, Creative Movie Maker, and a 3.0-inch AMOLED LCD Screen. The camera measures (W x H x D) 4.3 x 2.5 x 1.0″ / 10.92 x 6.35 x 2.54 cm.

Overall Rating: ★★★★☆

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Samsung WB850F Reviews

WDC reviews the Samsung WB850F and writes;
“Image quality is reasonable on the whole, especially when utilising the camera’s Smart Auto setting. A good dynamic range is displayed, while the Auto White Balance performs well. The 21x optical zoom is also generally good..”
Rating: ★★★★☆

Ephotozine reviews the Samsung WB850F and writes;
“The Samsung WB850F scores really well for features, given its ample zoom lens as well as both GPS and Wi-Fi functionality. It is currently available for around £215.00, which represents decent value for money.”
Rating: ★★★★☆

Whatdigitalcamera reviews the Samsung WB850F and writes;
“Image quality is reasonable on the whole, especially when utilising the camera’s Smart Auto setting. A good dynamic range is displayed, while the Auto White Balance performs well. The 21x optical zoom is also generally good,”
Rating: ★★★★½

Photographyblog reviews the Samsung WB850F and writes;
“it will be competitiveness when it comes to cost that ultimately tips the scales in this Samsung WB850F’s favour – that, and the use of Wi-Fi for those who don’t own a USB card reader, and therefore feel this might provide extra convenience/future proofing.”
Rating: ★★★★☆

CNET reviews the Samsung WB850F and writes;
“Outside of the NX range of interchangeable lens, mirrorless cameras, this is one of the best Samsungs I’ve tested. Images are crisp and satisfying and they’re saturated to just the right degree. Colours are punchy, even under overcast conditions, and they haven’t been pushed so far as to become unrealistic.”
Rating: ★★★★☆

Techradar reviews the Samsung WB850F and writes;
“The wide-ranging zoom lens is versatile, and the Wi-Fi connectivity is great for sharing images straight from the camera when you are in a Wi-Fi hotspot.”
Rating: ★★★½☆

Trustedreviews reviews the Samsung WB850F and writes;
“We found the WB850’s ISO performance to be respectable up to ISO 800, although at ISO 1600, and more so at ISO 3200, fine detail does take on a smudged appearance while colour-shift also becomes a bit of a problem.”
Rating: ★★★★☆

Digitalcamerainfo reviews the Samsung WB850F and writes;
“The WB850 is also a capable tool for action photography. The fastest burst mode achieves 10 frames per second, and some ergonomic features make handling comfortable and confident. There’s still plenty of room for future improvement to buffer times and button layout, but this camera definitely gets the job done for now.”
Rating: ★★★★½

PCMAG reviews the Samsung WB850F and writes;
“The camera’s 1080p30 video is recorded in MP4 format. It’s very sharp, albeit a little bit dark, and the camera can zoom and focus when recording—without adding unwanted noise to the soundtrack.”
Rating: ★★★½☆

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Samsung WB850F User Manual (PDF)

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Samsung WB850F Features

The Samsung WB850F comes with 16MP BSI CMOS Image Sensor which allows you to zoom in close your subject then capture them in stunning photos. It has Built-in WiFi technology which allows you share your photos instantly with family and friends. This technology offers built-in wireless functionality enables you to upload photos to social networking sites and seamlessly sync the camera to other SMART devices like TV, phone, and tablet. The camera equipped with Remote Viewfinder app which lets you use a smartphone to control the camera even from 10 meters away.


Moreover, the camera also lets you wirelessly email your beautiful photos to everyone with an email account. You can also instantly send quality photos to social networks like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and more. Even this camera ensure you will never lose your valuable photos by offering features such as cloud-based storage service, TV Link, Mobile Link and Microsoft Skydrive to save your images wirelessly, so you can view your images anytime on your smartphone, tablet.


Samsung WB850F is able to record HD Movies which lets you capture video in 1080p resolution at 30 frames per second. While the 16MP CCD Sensor which offers high ISO sensitivity of ISO 3200 at max. resolution is able to provide high-quality, low-noise images regardless of lighting conditions. In addition, there is a Funny Face feature that allows you to give a goofy grins, comical noses and crazy eyes of your friends and family photos. While with Magic Frame feature, you can easily create poster-quality art of a photo portrait.

Additional Features:

+ 23mm wide-angle lens with 21x optical zoom
+ 16.2 MP CMOS sensor
+ 1080p/30fps full HD video recording with Sound Alive
+ Dual IS image stabilization
+ ISO 100-3200
+ 3.0-inch VGA AMOLED screen
+ Full Manual Mode
+ Creative Features such as Dual Capture, Artistic Brush, Live Panorama.
+ WiFi for Sharing and Storage
+ Built-In GPS: Map View, POI

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