Samsung WB750 12.5MP BSI CMOS Wide-Angle Digital Camera Review
10 July 2012
Conclusion: The Samsung WB750 is an upgrade in every way over the WB550 so there’s not much to get upset about. It’s taken a good camera and made it incrementally better by offering a better screen, 1080p HD video recording, much improved picture quality, manual capabilities, panorama, excellent image...
Summary: The WB750 also includes three different in-camera Panorama modes as well as in-camera High Dynamic Range functionality. The first Panorama mode is called Action Panorama, and is designed to capture movement within a single frame.
Pros: Well built, sturdy metal body, Compact size packs a punch with 18x zoom, Records decent full 1080p video, Easy to use and carry, Incredibly versatile 18x optical zoom range covers 24-432mm, Good shooting performance, Pleasing 12-megapixel images both indoors and out, Burst modes exceeded Samsung'...
Cons: Average battery life, Noise throughout ISO range, causes "softness" when enlarging photos to extreme levels, No AV cable included, Red-eye very common
Summary: The Samsung WB750 costs (at the time of writing) £249, which looks great value against other 18x optical zooms (such as those from Olympus (the SZ-10) or faster compacts such as Panasonic’s Lumix TZ20) where it looks a very decent compact camera indeed with a lot of zoom and high speed shooting.
Pros: Lens, Fn button for fast option access, LCD screen, High speed and HD video, Image quality
Cons: Slow flash recycle, Red-eye reduction, High ISO image noise
Summary: Big value super zoom that's loaded with features
Pros: 18x zoom, PASM controls, 10fps continuous shooting, Good build quality, Dual movie and stills capture, Serious picture-taking functions (Aperture Priority, extensive bracketing options, fast drive modes) are balanced with entertaining additions such as the strong set of digital filters and high s...
Cons: Battery life, Slow flash recycling time, Disappointing at high ISOs, Screen isn't AMOLED, The shortish battery life is irksome, particularly since the battery has to be recharged in-camera via USB. It's certainly worth considering buying a second battery if you plan on taking this camera travelling.
Excerpt: This 12mp camera is fitted with a Schneider-branded zoom with a range of 24–432mm (film equivalent). Image stabilisation is by sensor shift. It is a well made and bulky for a compact, the body being the same size as the base Olympus micro four thirds camera.
Excerpt: First impressions of the Samsung WB750 are of a more refined and slimmer design than previous WB-models, with a depth of 25mm and weighing less than 200g. Constructed out of robust plastic in a sober all-black, the WB750 is small and light enough to carry in a trouser pocket or small camera bag.
Excerpt: before it, features an 18x optical zoom lens, 3inch screen and manual controls. Where this model is different is in the sensor and features included as it now features a 12.5 megapixel backlit CMOS sensor enabling high speed shooting, sweep panorama and other effects.
Pros: Quick access to options with the Fn button, 10fps continuous shooting, Full HD video and 10 megapixel photos, A lot of zoom in a compact camera, High resolution screen, High speed video, Wide panoramic shooting
Cons: Slow flash charging, Red-eye in portrait shot, Flash position