Play, Print, and Edit Features
Tiltable LCD Monitor: The Samsung WB2100 digital camera features a 3.0" color TFT
LCD monitor with 460,000 pixels. The monitor can be angled downward 45°
so you can more easily frame a high-angle shot, and upward 90° for framing a
low-angle shot. The LCD monitor's brightness can be adjusted to
Normal, Bright, Dark, or Auto. The LCD monitor can be set to automatically turn
off if the camera is not operated for approximately 30 seconds. There is no
separate viewfinder on the camera.
Recording Media: The Samsung WB2100 digital camera can record still images
and video onto its built-in internal flash memory (approximately 74 MB) or
optional SD cards up to 2 GB, SDHC cards up to 32 GB, and SDXC cards up to 64 GB.
Image Recording Format: The digital camera records still
images in JPEG format with thee photo quality options: Super Fine, Fine, and
Normal. High-definition and standard-definition movie clips with stereo
audio are recorded in MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 format with AAC audio.
Image Sensor: The Samsung WB2100 digital camera is equipped with a
1/2.3" CMOS image sensor with a total pixel count of approximately 16.79 MP and an effective pixel count of approximately 16.38
high-quality still images and video.
Image Size: The Samsung digital camera offers nine still
image sizes and four movie clip sizes. The camera can record JPEG still images
in 3:2, 4:3, 16:9, or 1:1 aspect ratios, while movie clips are recorded in 16:9
and 4:3. The available image sizes include:
- 16M: 4608 x 3456 (4:3)
- 14M: 4608 x 3072 (3:2)
- 12M: 4608 x 2592 (16:9)
- 10M: 3648 x 2736 (4:3)
- 8M: 2832 x 2832 (1:1)
- 5M: 2592 x 1944 (4:3)
- 3M: 1984 x 1488 (4:3)
- 2M: 1920 x 1080 (16:9)
- 1M: 1024 x 768 (4:3)
Samsung Lens: The WB2100 digital camera features
a 35x optical zoom Samsung lens with a 35mm equivalent focal length of 25 to
875mm (actual focal length is 4.5-157.5mm). The F-stop range is F3.0 (W) to F5.9
Intelli Zoom/Digital Zoom: When shooting photos in 4:3
aspect ratio, the WB2100 offers Intelli Zoom to help you capture closeup photos
(up to 70x) with less picture deterioration than with Digital Zoom. The picture
resolution is reduced according to the zoom rate when using Intelli Zoom. When
recording in other aspect ratios, Intelli Zoom is turned off, and digital zoom
is used for zooming in beyond the 35x optical range, up to 70x.
OIS (Optical Image Stabilization): Optical Image Stabilization reduces the
effect of camera shake and help you get a well-exposed image in dim
Focus Modes: The Samsung WB2100 offers four auto focus modes
and one manual focus mode with the following focusing ranges:
||31" to infinity
||59" to infinity
||4" to 31"
||59" to 138"
||0.4" to infinity
||59" to infinity
||0.4" to 4"
Auto Focus Type: You can also select
your preferred auto focus area
- Center AF: the rectangular area in the center
of the LCD monitor will be focused
- Multi AF: camera selects all of the
available 9 AF points
- Select AF: focuses on the area you specifically
- Tracking AF: focus moves along with the movements of a subject
- Face Detection AF: camera automatically detects a human face, and
adjusts the focus and exposure automatically
Face Detection: With the Face Detection feature, the
camera detects faces in a scene and then automatically focuses and optimizes the
brightness of the face for beautiful portrait pictures. The Face Detection
feature detects up to 10 different faces, automatically adjusts focus and
brightness, and also senses and removes red-eye. With the Smile Shot option, the
camera automatically takes a photo when a smiling face is detected. When Blink
Detection is selected, the camera will take a second photo immediately when the
camera detects that the subject's eyes are closed.
Focus Lock: Use the camera's focus lock function to focus on a subject
not positioned in the center of the picture.
Drive Modes: The camera offers 5 drive modes to suit your shooting
- Single: Takes one picture only.
- Continuous: Images will be taken continuously. Up to 7
photos can be taken in one burst with selectable speeds of 8, 5, or 3 frames
- Precapture: The camera starts shooting when you press
the shutter release button halfway. The camera will capture up to 6 photos
before and one photo when you press the shutter release fully. All captured
photos are saved. This mode is recommended when you're trying to capture a
- AEB (Auto Exposure Bracketing): Takes three pictures in a series
in different exposures. Use this mode if it is hard to decide the exposure
of the subject.
- WB Bracket (White Balance Bracketing): Captures three pictures
with different white balance settings.
Self-Timer: The Samsung WB2100 offers these self-timer functions:
- 10 Sec Self-Timer: Pressing the shutter button will allows an
interval of 10 seconds before the image is taken. This method can be used
- 2 Sec Self-Timer: Pressing the shutter button will allows an
interval of 2 seconds before the image is taken. This method can be used to
help prevent camera shake.
Recording Mode: The Samsung WB2100 digital camera offers various
recording modes to choose from to match your shooting preference. Using the
top-mounted Mode Dial, you can select from the following modes:
- Smart Auto Mode: The camera automatically chooses the
appropriate camera settings based on a detected type of scene. Scene modes
include: Landscapes, White Background,
Night Landscape, Night Portrait, Landscapes with Backlight, Portraits with Backlight, Portrait,
Close-up (objects), Close-up (text), Sunset, Blue Sky, Forested Areas, Macro Color,
Tripod, or Active Subjects.
- Program Mode: You can manually configure all functions
of the camera, except the aperture value and shutter speed.
- Manual Mode: You can adjust the aperture value and
shutter speed, and all other adjustments.
- Scene Modes: The camera automatically configures the settings for a variety of
Frame Guide, Night, Portrait, Children, Landscape, Close Up, Text, Sunset, Dawn, Backlight, Fireworks,
and Beach & Snow.
- Panorama: You can create a wide panoramic scene in a
single photo by capturing and combining a series of photos.
- Magic Plus: Capture a photo or video with various
effects, including Low Light Shot, HDR, Split Shot, Photo Filter (Miniature,
Vignetting, Cross Filter, Fish-eye, Classic, and Retro), and Movie Filter
(Miniature, Vignetting, Fish-eye, Classic, Retro, and Palette Effects 1-4)
- Settings: Adjust settings to match your preferences.
- Movie: A movie clip can be recorded (with or without
sound). You can also start recording a movie by pushing the dedicated (red)
movie button without rotating the Mode Dial to Movie.
Exposure Compensation: This camera automatically adjusts the exposure
according the ambient light conditions. You can also select the exposure value
from +2.0EV to -2.0EV in steps of 1/3EV.
Metering Mode: If you cannot obtain suitable exposure
conditions, you can change the camera's metering method to take brighter
pictures. You can choose from 3 modes:
- Multi: Exposure will be calculated based on an average of the
available light in the image area. This is suitable for general use.
- Spot: Only the rectangular area in the center of the LCD monitor
will be metered for light. This is suitable when the subject in the center
is exposed correctly, regardless of the back lighting.
- Center-Weighted: Exposure will be calculated based on an average
of the available light in the image area. However, the calculation will be
biased towards the center of the image area. This is suitable for taking a
picture of small objects like a flower or insects.
- Face Detection: When a human face is detected, the
camera sets the exposure on the face.
Built-in Pop-up Flash: The camera features a built-in
with a range of 2' 7"-19' 8" (W) and 4' 11"-9' 10" (T). It recharges in
approximately 5 seconds. You can choose from the following flash modes: Auto,
Red-eye, Fill-in, Slow Sync, and Red-eye Fix.
White Balance: The white balance control allows you to
adjust the colors to appear more natural. The camera has seven white balance
modes: Auto WB, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent H, Fluorescent L, Tungsten, Custom
Set, and Color Temp.
ISO Sensitivity: You can select the ISO
sensitivity when taking pictures. A higher ISO setting allows for faster
shutter speed, so you can take photos indoors or in low light without the need
for a flash. The camera features the following ISO settings - Auto, ISO 100,
ISO 200, ISO 400, ISO 800, ISO 1600, ISO 3200, and ISO 6400.
Play, Print, and Edit Features
Thumbnail Playback: You can view multiple pictures (up
to 12 or 24) on the
LCD monitor at once.
Slide Show: Images can be displayed continuously at
selectable intervals of 1, 3, 5, or 10 seconds
on the camera's LCD monitor. The camera offers 5 screen effects, and pre-recorded background music
play along with your still image slide show.
Image Zoom: A single image can be zoomed in for a closer look. Once the image is zoomed in, you can pan around
different areas of the image.
Image Editing: Still images can be edited and saved as new
files. Editing options include:
- Resize: Resize large image files to smaller sizes for
emailing or posting to websites
- Rotate: You can rotate images to their proper
- Smart Filter: Apply special effects to the photos, such
as Miniature, Vignetting, Cross Filter, Fish-eye, Classic, and Retro
- Adjust Settings: You can adjust brightness, contrast,
or color saturation, plus retouch faces and remove red-eye.
Movie Playback: You can playback a movie clip on the camera's LCD
monitor. The camera offers basic playback functions such as Play, Pause, Scan
backward (up to 8x),
and Scan Forward (up to 8x). Movies can be trimmed to remove unwanted footage,
and still images can be captured from the video.
Copy Files: This feature enables you to copy image files and movie
clips from the camera's internal memory to an
inserted memory card.
Movie Clip Capture: You can capture still images from a recorded movie
clip. The captured movie clip file will be saved as the same size as the
original movie clip (1280 x 720, 640 x 480, or 320 x 240).
Deleting/Protecting Images: Images can be deleted one at a time, in a
pre-selected group, or all at once. Images can be protected from being
HDMI: The WB2100 has a mini-HDMI (Type C) output, which will
allow you to connect the camera to an HDMI-equipped HDTV for viewing videos or
photos in high definition. The camera is
compatible with Samsung's Anynet+ HDMI-CEC system, which, when connected to a
Samsung HDTV via HDMI, allows you to control the camera's playback functions
with the TV's remote control.
AV/USB Proprietary Output: The Samsung WB2100 features a single
proprietary port which allows you to connect the camera to your computer via the included
USB cable. You can also recharge the camera's battery using the supplied USB
cable and AC adapter. With an
optional AV cable you can connect the camera to a TV. The Samsung
WB2100's video output can be set to NTSC or PAL.
Rechargeable Li-ion Battery: The Samsung WB2100 comes
supplied with a rechargeable Lithium-Ion battery (SLB-10A) which provides up to
200 still image shots, 100 minutes of still image recording or 70 minutes of movie recording. The supplied AC adapter
and USB cable
charges the Lithium-Ion battery in approximately 240 minutes.
Auto Power Off: This function switches the camera off after a set
amount of time (of no operation) in order to prevent unnecessary battery
drainage. The camera can be set to turn off after 1, 3, 5, or 10 minutes of no
Software CD-ROM: The Samsung WB2100 comes with built-in i-Launcher
software, which can be loaded to your Windows computer when you connect the
camera via USB. i-Launcher includes the Multimedia Viewer program for viewing
still image and movie files in multiple formats. i-Launcher is compatible with
Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP SP2. It is not available for
Mac OS computers.
Transferring Files: You can connect the camera to Windows
and Mac OS computers as a removable disk for transferring files. The camera is
compatible with Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP, as well as
Mac OS 10.5 or later (except Power PC).