Samsung WB600

  • Samsung WB600
78
Based on 18 scores, 20 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    3
  • Good:
    11
  • Average:
    2
  • Bad:
    2

Pros:

  • Very good outdoor performance, 24mm wide angle lens, 15x optical zoom, Dual Image Stabilization, Good pricing
  • Good overall color and contrast, Good feature set, Mighty 15x zoom, Excellent IS, HD recording, Excellent build

Cons:

  • Slow shottoshot performance, Average low light performance, Slightly bulky
  • Focussing not the best, Metering can easily overexpose

Expert reviews and ratings

By Channel News Australia on 80

The battleground for the point and click shooter is getting hotter, especially where big zoom compacts are concerned. Now Samsung is jostling for position with Panasonic with its 15x optical zoom WB600 being offered with a host of added features and a...

By DigiCamReview on 90

The Samsung WB600, when released was one of the longest pocket zoom cameras you could get, packed an impressive 15x optical zoom lens into a pocketable camera body (Starting at an ultra-wide 24mm, the lens zooms all the way to 360mm equivalent) -...

By Trusted Reviews on 80

We've all wanted to get closer to our subjects than our compact camera's weedy 3x optical zoom would allow at one time or another, but we may have been put off an alternative with a broader focal range by the perceived bulk that came with it....

By Good Gear Guide on 75

The Samsung WB600 digital camera offers a wide angle lens with 15x optical zoom. It performs well outdoors and delivers an average indoors...

By PCWorld India on 78

The compact zoom camera offers a wide angle lens with 15x optical zoom. It has good performance outdoors and average indoors. With its good pricing and good performance, it is one of the few compact zoom cameras available in the market....

By TechRadar on 80

At first glance, the 12 megapixel Samsung WB600 doesn't look like a camera that particularly stands out from the crowd of mid-range compacts.It's built from plastic rather than a more exotic magnesium alloy, it isn't festooned with manual...

By ePHOTOzine on 80

In almost going back to basics, Samsung have addressed some flaws present in the more gadget-orientated devices in their product line. Noise control through the ISO range is good, delivering usable images right to the top end with no colour shifting....

By Pocket-lint on 80

Pitched as a travel companion, there are better cameras out there, but we can't argue with the value for money that it represents for what is a wide range of functionalityKey specs12 megapixels, HDMI, Li-ion battery, SD, SDHC,...

By Tech2 on 70

A feature that the camera doesn’t mention clearly is the added functionality of it being able to capture video in HD. However the maximum resolution that the WB600 can record in is - 1280 x 720 (720p) at 30 fps. There is nothing to complain about...

By DigitalVersus on 60

The same but different When we test digital cameras, we're only too aware that some of our tests and measurements are only really valid for the actual camera we have in our lab. This is particularly true of the lens, where even small differences in...

By PhotographyBLOG on 80

The Samsung WB600 adds two major features to its successor, namely a bigger 15x zoom and Aperture and Shutter priority shooting modes, whilst significantly reducing the price. The rather bulky design and unwanted noise at relatively slow ISO speeds...

By Expert Reviews on 100

The WB600 does everything you’d expect from an ultra-zoom camera and it’s unmatched at this price....

By CNET UK on 88

Providing a massive zoom range and maintaining good image quality isn't easily achieved, but Samsung's done it with the WB600. The 720p hi-def movie mode might be slightly disappointing, but the stills are very good. The WB600 is one of the...

International Review By Betabuzz on 75

Die Samsung WB600 bietet ein angemessenes Preis-Leistungs-Verhältnis ohne große Überraschungen. Das Gerät positioniert sich als vernünftige Allzweck-Waffe für Gelegenheitsfotografen und sollte vor allem in Sachen Video...

International Review By CyberBloc on -

Für meine Zwecke spielt das aber alles nicht so eine große Rolle, denn es ging mir – neben anderen Spielereien – hauptsächlich um eine zweite Aufnahme meiner selbst gefilmten Notebook-Videos. Falls man mal unbemerkt aus dem...

International Review By CNET France on 82

Les compacts doté d’un superzoom ont l’avantage d’être très polyvalent, toutefois ils ne sont pas toujours...

International Review By Computer Bild on -

Ein hoher Zoomfaktor bietet dem Fotografen viele Gestaltungsmglichkeiten. blicherweise die Domne von Superzoom-Kameras, will die kompakte Samsung WB600 im Wettbewerb um den besten Blickwinkel...

International Review By TecnoZoom on 70

La Samsung WB600 è una ottima fotocamera compatta dal design classico ed efficace e dal prezzo contenuto. Le funzionalità della fotocamera sono assolutamente sueriore al suo design ed infatti troviamo la presenza di un grandangolo Ultra Wide...

International Review By Les Numériques on 60

Moins "riche" que son grand frère le WB650 (pas d'écran Amoled, pas de GPS), le WB600 n'en reste pas moins un bon compact à long zoom capable d'excellentes images et d'une bonne...

International Review By Magnus.de on 80

Die Samsung WB600 punktet mit einer üppigen Ausstattung und einem ordentlichen Bedienkonzept. Der starke Texturverlust kostet den...