|Samsung PL series PL200 14.2 MP Digital Camera - Black - CAMERA ONLY|
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|Samsung's 14.2-megapixel camera is the next generation in high-resolution compact cameras. It comes fully equipped with a true-color filtered 14.2-megapixel CCD and boasts a powerful 7x optical zoom. In addition, this high-resolution camera produces incredibly detailed images that can be used for printing poster-sized photos.Samsung PL200 has a 3.0" LCD for improved contrast and color reproduction, which allows you to enjoy a wider and clearer image. And its Intelligent LCD brightness automatically detects environmental illumination and adjusts the LCD brightness for optimal image viewing. It does the thinking for you, which makes the PL200 a smart choice. The PL200 is like having a compact HD video camera that also takes professional-grade photos. It records HD video in 1280 x 720p resolution at 30 frames per second. Its H. 264 format also allows you to record twice as much as an MP4 and four times more than an MJPEG- the format used in many other digital cameras- and delivers much higher video and sound quality.No one has a bad side with PL200's Perfect Portrait system. Sure it fixes red-eye, but this next generation face detection technology even detects blinking. So you're always sure eyes are open and smiles are bright. In addition it evens skin tones, erases blemishes and removes dark circles. And with different level settings, you can control how much retouching you do. Not that your friends and family need any.|
|Camera Type||Point & Shoot|
|Sensor Resolution||14.2 MP|
|Macro Focus Range||5cm|
|Auto Focus type||TTL contrast detection|
|Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera||31 - 217mm|
|Max Shutter Speed||1/2000 sec|
|Min Shutter Speed||8 sec|
|Exposure compensation||±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps|
|Exposure Metering||Center-Weighted, Multi-Segment, Spot|
|Exposure Modes||Automatic, Program|
|Light Sensitivity||ISO 100, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 3200, ISO 400, ISO 80, ISO 800, ISO auto|
|Light Sensitivity Max||3200|
|Flash Type||Built-in flash|
|Red Eye Reduction||Yes|
|Effective Flash Range||0.4 m - 3 m|
|Flash Modes||Auto Mode, Fill-in Mode, OFF mode, Red-eye Reduction, Slow Synchro|
|Memory / Storage|
|Integrated Memory size||90 MB|
|Supported Flash Memory||SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card|
|Screen Details||LCD display - TFT active matrix - 3" - color|
|Microphone Type||Microphone - built-in - mono|
|Microphone Operation Mode||Mono|
|Connector Types||1 x DC power input, 1 x USB, 1 x composite video/audio output|
|Expansion Slot||1 x SDHC Memory Card|
|System Requirements for PC Connection|
|Operating System Supported||Apple Mac OS X 10.4 or later, MS Windows 7, MS Windows Vista, MS Windows XP|
|Battery Form Factor||Manufacturer specific|
|Digital Video Format||H.264|
|Still Image Format||JPEG|
|Min Operating Temperature||0 °C|
|Max Operating Temperature||40 °C|
|Additional Features||720p HD Movie Recording, Audio Recording, Auto Contrast Balance (ACB), Automatic Face Tracking, Blink Detection, Built-In Speaker, Contrast Control, DPOF Support, Date/Time Stamp, Digital Image Rotation, Digital Image Stabilization, Direct Print, Exif Print Support, Face Retouch, PictBridge Support, Red eye Fix, Resizing an Image, Saturation Control, Sharpness Control, Smile Capture, USB 2.0 Compatibility|
|Shooting Modes||Frame Movie Mode|
|Shooting Programs||Action, Back light, Backlight portrait, Beach/snow, Beauty shot, Blue sky, Children, Close-up, Dawn/dusk, Dual IS, Fireworks, Frame guide, Landscape, Macro, Macro colour, Macro portrait, Macro text, Natural green, Night mode, Night portrait, Portrait mode, Sunset, Text, Tripod, White|
|Special Effects||Calm, Classic, Cool, Custom Effect, Forest, Negative, Normal, Retro, Soft, Vivid|
The Samsung PL200 is easy to use and has a large LCD and good photo quality for its class.
The Samsung PL200's lens isn't as long or wide as competing models. It also has a pretty short battery life and requires a proprietary cable for charging.
"A simple ultracompact with a long lens, the Samsung PL200 isn't a standout, but shouldn't be overlooked either."
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of customers recommend this product
I researched cameras for a year after getting a Kodak Easy Share as a gift and just hating it. I wanted a camera that could take great photos of my mosaics and bead work and this Samsung really does. It is rechargeable (major plus!) so the battery expense of the Kodak is over. It is easy to zoom with the control on the photo button. It has a smart feature that adjusts the photos for you while you are learning the camera. I loved it so much that I convinced my sister to buy one too. The photo display is large and the green box tells you on the screen when your shot is right. Great little camera for the price!
I received the camera a few days ago. The size and features are exactly what I needed. Most of all, my wife likes the color and has found it easy to use.
Of course, I got an SD card, the internal memory being very tiny. The charging is easy and the battery does keep its juice. Although I did not take hundreds of pictures. I usually take about 20-30 pictures an outing, cancel about 10-15 lousy takes, and the rest download it to my laptop. I would print, may be 2 or 3 out of the original 30.
So, for me this camera is good because of the size. My other camera is an SLR which gives the impression that I am a professional photographer, hence I feel awkward to use it at parties. This Samsung fits in my shirt pocket.Or, when my wife uses it, it would be ideal for her purse.
It is a nice camera. When you zoom in to the maximum, it is a little difficult to hold the camera steady enough to get a clear picture, but the camera seems to compensate and the picture is better than I thought. The only drawback I can see is that sometimes it takes the camera a second or two to process the picture. If you are wanting to shoot several shots in a short period of time, you may not be able to get the shot you want. I have always been a Sony fan, but I believe the Samsung may be better.
I bought it because mine was lost and I liked it very much and no other brand would take its place. Features of the camera are the best; colors, best size,best resolution, connection to the computer, wide angle, mega pixels and zoom is greater than other brands. I love this camera!!!
I was heartbroken when my Samsung PL200 hit the edge of the coffee table. I immediately bought another one in red which I love.I am a Samsung fan as I have an older Samsung Digimax A-6 which still takes awesome pictures. I love the crispness of the pictures.I love the camera size...it's smaller than my SonyW290.It takes great photos on autosmart.I'm anxious to take the time to read everything it will do.