Samsung HZ10W (WB500)

Announced Jan 8, 2009 •
10 megapixels | 2.7 screen | 24 – 240 mm (10×)

This camera was disapointing due to the poor image quailty. It has a combination of excessive noise combined with excessive noise reduction, so you get the worst of both worlds, noisy images even at base iso, plus massive smearing from the noise redction. The noise from this sensor must be extreme, that not even the overuse of noise reduction can reduce the noise to an acceptable level. I have an old Samsung L730 that produces vastly superior images to the WB500, even though the L730 results ...

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