Samsung EX1 - Test Shots – Zoom, Contrast and Colour



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”Here are some general test shots to help evaluate the camera’s overall image quality, including dynamic range, colour rendition and the zoom range of the lens. Some pictures may be clicked to download the full size original image. ”


The wide-angle end is equivalent to 24mm


The telephoto end of the 3x zoom is equivalent to 72mm


Colour rendition is very natural, even in the dim winter daylight.


Score in detail

  • Value 10
  • Image Quality 9
  • Build Quality 10


Camera type Digital Compact, Digital SLR
Megapixels (Megapixel) 10 Megapixel
Optical Zoom (Times) 3x
Image Sensor 1/1.7-inch CCD
Optical focal length 5.2x15.6mm in 35mm film terms
Shutter speed 16 secs - 1/500
Auto focus TTL Auto Focus (Cente/Multi/Selection AF, Manual)
Manual focus Yes
Max output resolution 3648x2736
Other resolutions 3648x2052, 3264x2448, 2592x1944, 2048x1536, 1920x1080, 1024x768
Focus range 40cm-Infinity (Wide), 80cm-Infinity (Tele)
Exposure control P, A, S, M
Exposure metering Multi, Spot, Centre-weighted
Exposure compensation +2EV (1/ 3EV steps)
Image Stabilisation Optical, Electronic
ISO settings Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
LCD Monitor 3-inch AMOLED, articulated
Viewfinder N/A
Flash range Wide: 0.3m-5.2m, Tele: 0.5m-2.5m (ISO Auto)
Flash modes Auto, Auto & red eye reduction, Fill-in flash, Slow sync, Flash off, Red eye fix, Manual
White balance modes Auto, daylight, cloudy, tungsten, fluorescent, custom, dial-in
Drive modes Single, continuous
Image formats Raw, JPEG
Picture adjustments Contrast, Sharpness, Saturation, Picture styles
Video (max res/format) 640x480 at 30fps, mono audio
Movie length Card capacity
Self timer 10/2 secs
Memory card slot SD/SDHC
Supplied memory 1GB internal
Batteries supplied 1130mAh
Charger supplied Yes
A/V output HDMI
Charging/Computer Connection USB 2.0
Manual Basic printed guide, full manual on CD

Physical Specifications

Dimensions Width (Millimeter) 114mm
Depth (Millimeter) 65mm
Weight (body only) (Kilogram) 256g (280g including battery and memory card)kg