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9/10

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Review Price £185.80

Samsung WB550 - 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. The downloadable file is approximately 3.0MB.

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The level of detail is excellent, but the harsh compression and sharpening leaves it looking over-processed.

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The lens produces very little wide-angle distortion.

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Centre sharpness is excellent.

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There is some blurring and chromatic aberration in the far corners of the frame.

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The horizon is almost straight in this extreme telephoto shot. The sea was very choppy, but a fisherman has to earn his living whatever the weather.

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