Samsung EX2F

  • Samsung EX2F
81
Based on 41 scores, 74 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    12
  • Good:
    25
  • Average:
    1
  • Bad:
    3

Pros:

  • Fast, bright F/1.4 lens, Beautiful AMOLED display, Useful “help” menus, Excellent WiFi
  • Excellent Schneider zoom with a fast f/1.4 maximum aperture, Intuitive control layout, Very impressive noise mangement, Decent battery life, Easily usable by both beginners and advanced shooters, Cons, Battery charges in the camera, Would prefer a little...
  • Attractive design and ergonomic build with real grip, Fast f/1.4 Schneider-Kreuznach 3.3x lens that starts at a wide 24mm equivalent, Optical image stabilization, Built-in ND filter, Advanced controls, including Command and Drive mode dials, Popup flas......

Cons:

  • Slow zoom, Short focal range, Photos can sometimes be overexposed
  • JPEG rendering inconsistent and disappointing, Tends to blow highlights, No ISO button, Few customization options, Limited zoom reach (80mm eq.) compared to competitors, Noise reduction interferes with details at ISO 800 and above, No control over nois......

Expert reviews and ratings

By technlologyx.com on

Point-and-shoots are great for several occasions, but most fall short in low lighting. With larger sensors helping to combat this problem, a fast lens can also do wonders for low light photography. Samsung has updated its EXF series with an f/1.4 lens,...

By Wired on 60

As smartphones continue to hammer the nails into the sub-$500 pocket camera coffin, camera-makers have been trying their best to inject some allure into the point-and-shoot category. Unable to compete with the superior optics and sensors found in pricier...

By Macworld Australia on 80

The Samsung EX2F fits neatly into the advanced compact camera category but offers more than just a balance of manual and automatic controls. It’s outfitted with a superfast f/1.4, 3.3X (24-80mm) wide-angle zoom lens and built-in Wi-Fi. Samsung seems...

By Digital Trends on 75

Is the EX2F as good as a DSLR? Not quite. The EX2F, at the end of the day, is still a point-and-shoot, but a very good one. The camera produces quality photos, thanks to the large sensor and excellent lens. The AMOLED screen is also marvelous, as is...

By DigitalCameraReview on 90

Samsung cameras often provide better performance than their competition at the same price point and that's the case with the EX2F. After carrying this nifty little digital camera with me just about everywhere I've gone for the last few weeks the EX2F is...

By The Imaging Resource on

Samsung is unusual in that it designs both smartphones and cameras. That means it knows what a smartphone can do and what a camera can do and, equally important, what each of them can't do very well. Samsung has no doubt made its mark in the...

By Macworld UK on 80

Until recently the words ‘high end camera’ and ‘Samsung’ didn’t share a sentence. But, thanks to its NX range of interchangeable lens compacts, the innovative Galaxy Camera, and this, the second generation ‘EX’ camera aimed at those considering...

By Here's How on

A 12.4-megapixel camera with a magnesium-alloy body, Samsung's EX2F is one of a growing number of cameras with very sophisticated, reliable built-in Wi-Fi...

By Expert Reviews on 60

The superb lens tops the impressive list of features, but numerous niggles hold it back...

By InsideHW on

Samsung EX2F the heir of EX-series Samsung EX2F is the second model in the EX camera series, targeting advanced users who require excellent performance in the compact camera packaging. EX2F has inherited some of its predecessor’s qualities, bringing a...

By Digital Photography Review on

The holiday season is upon us once again and with all the sales and special deals around at the moment, this is a great time to start thinking about getting a new camera. Maybe for a loved one, maybe just as a treat to yourself. In this article, we'll be...

By uk.hardware.info on

With the EX2F Samsung has made a compact camera that is impressive in many regards. You get lots of features, WiFi has been implemented in a helpful way, and the very light-sensitive sensor is great for low-light conditions. The interface is thorough,...

By IT Pro Portal on 70

The EX2F is a good example of getting what you pay for. It's the cheapest of the high-end advanced compacts, and while it does offers some excellent features, good overall performance and outstanding low-light results, it simply can't match the image...

By PC Mag on 80

The high-end Samsung EX2F point-and-shoot offers up fast lens, a swiveling OLED display, and excellent integrated...

By Photo Answers on 80

n July 2012 Samsung announced the replacement for its EX1 prestige compact in the shape of the Samsung EX2F. This pint-sized, high-end compact is another addition to the electronic giant’s growing line of Wi-Fi-enabled smart cameras, and offers loads of...

By DigitalVersus on 80

The Samsung EX2F is a nicely designed camera that's pleasant to use and gives good performances. However, it remains slightly behind Panasonic's LX7 on image quality (at the same price point). Ultimately, though, it would have taken a minor revolution to...

By Macworld Australia on 80

Premium compacts – meaning feature-festooned pocket models with plenty of manual controls, a high quality build and equally high price tag – are on the rise in popularity in austere times. Not everyone wants to a buy a set of lenses for better...

By reviewed.com on 92

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By Amateur Photographer on 82

Like the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7, the Samsung EX2F is a solid camera without being spectacular. It builds well on its predecessor and is an attractive proposition in many ways, such as its good build quality, fast and sharp lens, and variety of shooting...

By T3 Magazine on 80

There are currently three big growth areas in the photography market: interchangeable lens compact system cameras (CSC's), long zoom pocket cameras (‘travel zooms') and premium or high-end compacts.Falling into the latter category and aimed at photo...