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Long zoom range.
Crisp OLED display.
Battery is charged inside the camera.
Blurry long-zoom and low-light shots.
Laggy reaction time when switching modes.
GPS features aren't preloaded on camera.
Slow to start and shoot.
Loss of detail at higher ISOs.
Poorly placed flash release.
Slow processing times.
By TechSmart.co.za on September 04, 2012
In tune with an increase in quality of their notebooks, Samsung’s compact camera range has also seen improvements over the past two years. And while their mirrorless cameras (their NX-range) have won us over, the new WB850F is leading the way on...
By Macworld on August 23, 2012
A few years ago, a pocketable camera loaded with this many features would impossible to find. The Samsung WB850F boasts a 21X-optical-zoom lens, Wi-Fi sharing capabilities, GPS with in-camera mapping, and a 10-fps burst mode at a 16-megapixel...
By ePHOTOzine on August 23, 2012
The Samsung WB850F scores really well for features, given its ample zoom lens as well as both GPS and Wi-Fi functionality. It is currently available for around £215.00, which represents decent value for money. We did find the battery ran out...
By PhotographyBLOG on August 16, 2012
The 16 megapixel, 21x optical zoom Samsung WB850F is a feature packed metal build pocket camera that offers just about all the must-have features one would want from a travel zoom compact in 2012 - including a 3-inch AMOLED screen, GPS and Wi-Fi...
By cnet on August 03, 2012
For snapshooters looking to enter the world of connected cameras, the 21x zoom Samsung WB850F is a good place to...
By T3 Magazine on August 01, 2012
It feels like Samsung has crammed just about every conceivable feature we’d ask of a current pocket compact into its 16 megapixel, 21x optical zoom WB850F, though occasional performance inconsistencies stop it getting full marks. The wider than...
By CNET UK on July 30, 2012
If you want an all-round traveller's camera, you need a long zoom, decent resolution and built-in GPS. The Samsung WB850F has them all, and the addition of Wi-Fi helps it stand out from the crowd, while justifying the slightly high price. It's...
By TechRadar on July 16, 2012
The GPS system in the Samsung WB850F is a fun addition for tagging your images with their shooting location, but the mapping isn't as easy to use or as effective as the Maps app on the iPhone. This plus the additional battery drain means it is...
By Trusted Reviews on July 09, 2012
16MP BSI CMOS sensor 21x optical zoom (23-148mm) 3in, 614k-dot AMOLED screen 1080p HD video recording GPS and Wi-Fi functionality The Samsung WB850F is a 16MP travel compact that benefits from Samsung’s proprietary Smart Camera Wi-Fi technology....
By PC Mag on July 05, 2012
The Samsung WB850F is a compact superzoom camera with a wider-than-average lens, GPS, and Wi-Fi, but its a little slow to start and shoot, and image quality suffers at higher ISO settings....
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