Summary: My first digital camera was a Nikon, and after using it for a while, and not liking it, I started having some ideas what features I would like to have in my next one. This Samsung is like I design it and it even surpass what I ever expected in a camera for myself. And $115 was the icing on the top of the cake!
Summary: Don't be put off by bad reviews. Any camera can be a lemon, but mine has worked perfectly and was well under half price, so lots of camera for cheap. The 21mm wide angle is really handy creatively, or just for cramming in lots of people or other subject matter, and the 12x zoom covers a lot of range. The touch screen is intuitive and amazingly sharp (1,152,000 dots, the highest resolution around, and it's 3.5" so it's huge!
Summary: I have to disagree with Loren fairly completely. I bought this camera from Woot (my first purchase) and other than the ridiculous wait time in the local post office (3 days), the camera arrived and did everything I expected and then some. The camera is wonderful, easy to use and the software is very intuitive. I can do most anything I need to do and have never looked at the instruction manual.
Summary: I was hesitant to purchase the Samsung WB210 because of the reviews. I bought the WB210 two weeks ago and I am very happy with the product. A couple of things that you need to be aware. a) Firmware Upgrade - Download the Software from the Samsung web site and copy it to the external hard disk of the camera (your camera needs to be attached to your computer).
Summary: This is a VERY USER FRIENDLY CAMERA, it had the easiest set-up ever! the software is in the camera, just plug it in and it auto-loads! The touch screen is very easy to learn and the shots I take for Ebay and Amazon are great! Love it so far!
Great internals, excellent lens shame its not neater...
18 May 2011
Excerpt: "...and i found that here. The Samsung WB210 features a Schneider-Kreuznach branded 12x optical zoom lens with 24 - 288mm equivalent focal lengths in a slim 22.4mm body. The maximum aperture of the lens here varies from f/2.9 to f/5.9 across range. For me one of the most unique features of the Samsung WB210 is the 21mm equivalent Super Wide Shot mode, allowing you to capture even more of the scene than the already generous 24mm wide-angle focal length. ...
Pros: hd movie capture, photo size, SWS mode, Schneider - Kreznach optical zoom lens .