Samsung PL150 - 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 of the lens is equivalent to 27mm.


The telephoto end of the zoom is equivalent to 135mm.


Dynamic range is pretty poor in strong backlighting.


Colour rendition is pleasantly neutral.


Score in detail

  • Value 7
  • Image Quality 7
  • Build Quality 6


Camera type Digital Compact, Digital SLR
Megapixels (Megapixel) 12.2 Megapixel
Optical Zoom (Times) 5x
Image Sensor 7.79mm (1.2/33-inch) CCD
Optical focal length 4.9-24.5mm (27-135mm equiv)
Shutter speed 9-1/2000
Auto focus TTL multi-zone AF, centre zone AF
Manual focus No
Max output resolution 4000x3000
Other resolutions 3264x2448, 2560x1920, 2048x1536, 1024x768, 3840x2160, 1920x1080, 3984x2656
Focus range Wide: 80cm - infinity, Tele: 80cm - infinity, Macro 10cm
Exposure metering Multi-pattern, Spot, Centre-weighted
Image Stabilisation Optical and Digital
ISO settings Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
LCD Monitor Front: 1.5-inch, Rear: 3-inch
Viewfinder N/A
Flash range Wide: 0.4-3m, Tele: 0.8-2m (Auto ISO)
Flash modes Auto, red-eye reduction, fill-in, slow sync, red-eye fix, off
White balance modes Auto, daylight, cloudy, tungstem, fluorescent (H/L), custom
Drive modes Single, continuous, auto-bracket, motion-capture
Image formats JPEG, Exif, H.264 (MPEG4.AVC)
Picture adjustments Phot styles, colour effects, contrast/saturation/sharpness
Video (max res/format) 1280x720, 30fps, mono audio with optical zoom
Movie length Card capacity
Self timer 10/2 secs
Memory card slot microSD
Supplied memory 15MB internal
Batteries supplied 760mAh Li-on
Charger supplied Yes (USB charging)
A/V output PAL and NTSC
Charging/Computer Connection Yes
AV Out Yes
Manual Multi-lingual basic guide, full manual on CD

Physical Specifications

Dimensions Width (Millimeter) 99.2mm
Depth (Millimeter) 59mm
Weight (body only) (Kilogram) 136.6g (approx 159g including battery and card)kg