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Samsung WB500 - Test Shots - Detail and Lens Performance

A range of general test shots are shown over the next two pages. In some cases, the full size image has been reduced for bandwidth purposes, and a crop taken from the original full resolution image has been placed below it to show the overall image quality. Some other pictures may be clicked to view the original full-size image.

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Here's the usual detail test shot of the West Window of Exeter Cathedral, for you to compare with other cameras. See below for a full res crop, or click to see the whole picture.

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The 10MP sensor and high quality lens produce a lot of fine detail. Please note this was shot on Fine quality, not Super Fine, although to be honest there's not a lot of difference.

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Despite its 24mm wide angle the Schneider-Kreuznach lens produces virtually no distortion.

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Centre sharpness is very good.

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Edge sharpness is also very good, with only a bare hint of chromatic aberration.

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