Product Type: Samsung digital cameras
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Another Fab Product By Samsung!
Member Name: scoobydoobrew
Advantages: Durable, Looks Good, Takes Quality Photos, Small, Light-Weight
Disadvantages: If Flash Is On Photo Taking Is Not Immediate.
The camera i had before this was basically to simple and the megapixels were alot lower than this camera, so i thought the best option was to purchase a new one. I had a look around for a camera which was generally small, had good megapixels, and one with feature which I would know how to use. At the time i was aiming for a £100 budget which i completed but obviously the camera is cheaper these days. I looked around and the best price was at Argos so i went out and bought it. I must say the service at Argos was outstanding i didn't wait for the camera which was good and the payment was simple. The staff were very friendly and willing to speak to me and my children.
I understand that people aren't to keen on people writing reviews and including packaging because that's not why you buy the camera but i will try and keep it short! The camera came in a cardboard box which was heavy duty and strong which is great. The box being that hard was good because damaging the box was not a option. Inside the box the camera was wrapped nicely to prevent any damage to it. The user guides and manuals had been put in the box nicely - which i love because they don't come out creased. Everything was packaged well and the packaging prevented the contents from being damaged.
This camera works off batteries which was not at the time what i wanted, but other than this i loved this camera so i didn't mind. The camera runs off two AA batteries which are put in simply, and last a reasonably long time. The batteries for me lasted about 3 days when i was on holiday which tells you quite alot. I went Florida for 16 nights and i changed the batteries 4 times which was fab. The batteries do go down alot quicker if youa re using the camera for video taping but other than that they last a long time.
As you just read before i took this camera on holiday with me. We at the time was taking the camera on all of the rollercoaster which didn't really bother me, until a family member dropped the camera whilst on a loop on the roller-coaster which i thought, that's it end of the camera. To my surprise we went to see if they could get it the next day, they went and got it and the damage to the camera was minimal. I was shocked. We had dropped the camera of the loop the loop, whilst going fast down onto concrete, and it had one chip in the corner and worked perfectly fine. What a miracle!
This camera is 12.2 megapixels produces great quality photos. Taking photos on the camera is also easy which I love. The button to take the photos is very clear, a big button on the top of the camera like most cameras these days. The photos are taken instantly if the flash is turned off, and delayed a couple of seconds if you choose to keep the flash on. I will say the photos without the flash are great and can be took a lot quicker so I would definitely recommend that. If the room is dark however or it is in the evening, the flash is definitely the better option.
Buttons & Features
The buttons on the camera are so easy to use which is great. The buttons are simple and there isn't many of them which is great because then you don't have to remember what each one does. The buttons are on and take a photo on the top. The buttons around the LCD screen are clearly labelled which is great, eg the delete button has a bin symbol by the side of it. The features on the camera are literally not many but everything you need. They have night and daytime capture, video capture, horizontal, flash or no flash, red eye. There aren't the photo edit tools and things which some cameras come with but basically everything you want.
User Guides & Help
Samungs user guides are really good to use. They are so simple and the language they use in them are easy to understand. The user guides are great for everyone. They contain lots of images which are high quality and easy to understand. The user guide has pages with a range of languages in so if you want to read it in something other than English it is great. Samung also has a fab customer service team which i love. The phone number for the company is provided in the user guide, and they respond immediately. The email service for the company is also great, they also respond to emails with useful information within a couple of days. The company also offer a online forum which provides you with useful help and information along with video tutorials if you need more help.
Out and About
The camera is great if you want to take it out. The camera fits well in most bags because it is so small. I recently went to a wedding with this camera and it fitted in my small clutch bag simply. It is also light weight and only weighs 120 grams which is fab.
Memory on the camera without any memory card in is not great at all. It can take a few photos and store them but not many about 50. When purchasing the camera they usually come with memory cards which is great. I currently have a 8GB memory card in which holds loads of photo's and videos. I recently took 2314 photo's on holiday and my camera still had enough space left on it so thats really good. If you are wanting to buy a memory crd for the camera it takes SD, SDHC, MMCplus memroy cards so finding one isn't difficult. They are reasonably cheap in Argos so i recommend going there!
Top Things About The Camera;
Good value for money
2.5 inch LCD Screen
94.1 x 62.7 x 25.2mm
Overall i would definately recommend this camera. It is small and very efficient. The photo's which are taken are really good quality and look fab when printed out. The camera simply doesn't brake which is great especially if you have kids!
Summary: I Would 100% Recommend.
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