The Samsung WB5000, also known as the HZ25W, is Samsungs first entry into the cutthroat super-zoom compact camera market. Read on more to know about the price, latest features and technical specifications.

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Samsung WB5000

The Samsung WB5000 boasts of a super zoom compact camera with a f/2.8 f/5.0 24x zoom lens equivalent to 26-624mm, 1280 x 720 resolution video with stereo audio and full optical zoom, dual optical and digital image stabilization, a three-inch 230k monitor, an optional manual exposure and Raw mode shooting.

Design and Functioning

The Samsung WB5000 endorses a 12.5 megapixel resolution which can also record HD video in 1280x720p resolution at 30 frames per second using the latest H.264 format. The WB5000's 'Dual IS' mode offers both optical image stabilization and the ISO boosting digital variety, and in terms of light sensitivity there's a very respectable range stretching from ISO 64 up to ISO 6400. Samsung's own 'Smart Auto' mode automatically understands the scene from landscape to portrait hence delivers the optimum best. The Smart Face Recognition technology of the WB5000 knows up to 20 of your friends and family and automatically focus on them first, making sure that the most important subjects are always crystal clear.

Samsung WB5000 Price India
Price: Rs. 25000 - 30000Resolution: 12.50 MP

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Technical Specifications of Samsung WB5000
OverviewCamera type Compact Digital Camera
Battery (Type) Li-ion battery
DimensionsWidth (mm) 116
Depth (mm) 91
Height (mm) 83
Weight 398 g
LensFocal Length(mm) 4.6 ~ 110.4
f-number F 2.8 (W) ~ 5.0 (T)
Shutter Speed (seconds) 1 ~ 1/2,000 sec.
ISO rating Auto, 64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 (up tp 5M), 6400 (up to 3M)
Interchangeability NA
Brand Schneider-Kreuznach
Image SensorType CCD
Size(inches) 3
Total Resolution(MP) 12.70
Effective Resolution(MP) 12.50
Dust Reduction System NA
ViewfinderType LCD
Size 3
MemoryInternal Memory 40MB
Card Type SDHC Memory Card
ZoomOptical Zoom 24X
Digital Zoom 5X
Light MeteringMulti Metering Yes
Center Weighted Metering Yes
Spot Metering Yes
ImagingExposure Compensation Manual or Automatic
White Balance Automatic
Shooting Modes Smart Auto, P, M, A-S, USER1, USER2, Scene, Beautyshot, NightScene Recognition: Portrait, Night Portrait, Night, Backlight Portrait, Backlight, Landscape, White, Macro, Macro Text, Tripod, ActionScene: Frame Guide, Portrait, Children, Landscape, Text, Clo
Built in Flash Automatic
InterfaceWiFi NA
Bluetooth NA
Picbridge NA
Hdmi Yes
Primary FeaturesAuto Bracketing NA
Self Timer 2.00
Face Detection Yes
Af Assist Lamp NA
Movie Mode Yes
Red Eye Reduction Yes
Histogram NA
Colour Options Black
Warranty (Years) 1
Last Updated on : April 27, 2010

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