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Samsung EX2F review

Smarter than the average compact camera

As part of our image quality testing for the Samsung EX2F, we've shot our resolution chart.

If you view our crops of the resolution chart's central section at 100% (or Actual Pixels) you will see that, for example, at ISO 80 the Samsung EX2F is capable of resolving up to around 22 (line widths per picture height x100) in its highest quality JPEG files.

For a full explanation of what our resolution charts mean, and how to read them, check out our full explanation of our camera testing resolution charts.

Examining images of the chart taken at each sensitivity setting reveals the following resolution scores in line widths per picture height x100:

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ISO 80, score: 22 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

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ISO 100, score: 22 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

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ISO 200, score: 20 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

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ISO 400, score: 20 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

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ISO 800, score: 14 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

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ISO 1600, score: 10 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

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ISO 3200, score: n/a (Click here to see the full resolution image)

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ISO 6400, score: n/a (Click here to see the full resolution image)

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ISO 12800, score: n/a (Click here to see the full resolution image)

Tech Specs

Product TypeCompact Camera
Battery Size SupportedProprietary Battery Size
Green CompliantYes
Maximum Video Resolution1920 x 1080
TouchscreenNo
Wireless LANYes
Effective Camera Resolution12.4 Megapixel
GPSNo
USBYes
HDMIYes
HD Movie ModeYes
Memory Card SupportedSecure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC)
Image StabilizationOptical, Electronic
ColourBlack
Optical Zoom3.3x
Digital Zoom4x
Brand NameSamsung
FeaturesFace Detection, Live View, External Flash Shoe, Self-timer, Continuous Shooting Mode
Screen Size7.6 cm (3")
Video FormatsMPEG-4 AVC, MPEG-4
Viewfinder TypeNo
Weight (Approximate)286 g
Green Compliance Certificate/AuthorityRoHS, WEEE
Minimum Focus Distance10 mm
Maximum Image Resolution4000 x 3000
Maximum Frame Rate480 fps
Number of Batteries Supported1
Battery Built-inNo
Battery RechargeableYes
Battery IncludedYes
Display Screen TypeAMOLED
Image Sensor TypeBSI CMOS
Total Camera Resolution12.8 Megapixel
Battery Model SupportedSLB-10A
Height62.4 mm
Width112.1 mm
Depth27.6 mm
Focal Length5.20 mm to 17.20 mm
Image FormatsJPEG
Audio FormatsAAC
Focus ModesAuto, Manual
ManufacturerSamsung
Product ModelEX2F
Product NameEX2F 12.4MP Smart Camera
Aspect Ratio16:9
Manufacturer Part NumberEC-EX2FZZBPBGB
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.samsung.com/uk/
Marketing Information

Whether you're in a dimly lit reception hall or outside on a starry night, the Samsung SMART CAMERA EX2F lets you instantly capture beautiful memories - and share them with friends and family just as quickly. The fast aperture of the world's brightest F1.4 lens in its class with ND (Neutral Density) filter and the clearer pixels and lower noise of the large 1/1.7" 12.4-megapixel BSI CMOS sensor combine to create expressive portraits and stunning landscapes, even in low-light situations. What's more, you can easily - and wirelessly - share and save your masterpieces. Upload images to your favourite social networks, or download to your PC at home. Leave your cables and your worries behind.

Package Contents
  • EX2F 12.4MP Smart Camera
  • AC Adapter/USB Cable
  • Rechargeable Battery
  • Strap
  • User Manual CD-ROM
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Lens Cap
  • Lens Cap Strap
Display Resolution614000 Pixel
Limited Warranty1 Year
Built-in DevicesSpeaker, Microphone