Samsung SH100 review

A tech-riddled camera with a 3-inch touch-screen and built-in Wi-Fi

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The metal body of the SH100 is covered in a mottled paint that is textured, but not uncomfortable to hold. The camera has a minimalist design thanks to the touchscreen .

The only issue we have with any part of the design is the location of the flash. It's positioned directly under the shutter release button and while this shouldn't pose too much of a problem, fingers could slip over the edge and cover it up.

The rest of the buttons are nicely spaced around the camera at points that are easy to get to, but they're not all grouped together. We like the flush design of the power button with its slight indentation in the centre to identify it against the body.

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There's a Menu button on the screen of the camera and while it's very responsive, it's easy to fly past the option you want to use, or enter a mode you don't want at all.

With all that in mind, the camera is easy to use. Once we got our head around the mismatched options in the Home menu, we found it was easy to navigate. Initially, we lost our patience a couple of times with the main menu and entering into features we didn't want to use, but after a while we got used to it.

Tech Specs

Product TypeCompact Camera
Battery Size SupportedProprietary Battery Size
Green CompliantYes
Maximum Video Resolution1280 x 720
Wireless LANYes
Effective Camera Resolution14.2 Megapixel
Wide AngleNo
HD Movie ModeYes
Memory Card SupportedmicroSD Card, microSDHC Card
Image StabilizationDigital
Optical Zoom5x
Digital Zoom5x
Brand NameSamsung
FeaturesSmile Detection, Face Detection, Blink Detection, Self-timer, Orientation Sensor, Continuous Shooting Mode
Screen Size7.6 cm (3")
Video FormatsAVI
Viewfinder TypeNo
Weight (Approximate)110.2 g
Green Compliance Certificate/AuthorityRoHS, WEEE
Image Sensor Size1/2.33" (6.13 mm x 4.60 mm)
Maximum Image Resolution4320 x 3240
Display Screen TypeLCD
Height53.9 mm
Width93 mm
Depth18.9 mm
Focal Length4.70 mm to 23.50 mm
Image FormatsJPEG
Focus ModesAuto
Product ModelSH100
Product NameSH100 Compact Camera
Exposure Control

Program AE

Aspect Ratio16:9
Manufacturer Part NumberEC-SH100ZBPRGB
Manufacturer Website Address
Marketing Information

From your first shot with the SH100 you can do so much more thanks to Wi-Fi technology. You can share any adventure, instantly with friends and family. Wi-Fi makes it simple to email photos or to upload directly with Facebook, Picasa, YouTube or Capture the image, upload to your social network site and turn the moment into a memory while also emailing to friends and family. Seamless connections and intuitive new features, like PC Auto Backup and DLNA support make it a snap to store or enjoy photos on a big screen TV with your family. Remote Viewfinder creates easy access to your smartphone for remote previews and control of zoom, flash, resolution and more. So get ready to Shoot, Sync. and Share with the latest SH100.

Package Contents
  • SH100 Compact Camera
  • AC Adapter
  • USB Cable
  • Rechargeable Battery
  • Strap
  • Touch Pen
  • User Manual CD-ROM
  • Quick Start Manual
Limited Warranty1 Year