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Samsung PL120 review

You can take easy self-portraits with the front screen, but is that all a camera needs?

See how the Samsung PL120 fared in our ISO resolution test.

Samsung pl120 iso test

ISO 80

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ISO 100

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ISO 200

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Tech Specs

Product TypeCompact Camera
Battery Size SupportedProprietary Battery Size
Green CompliantYes
Maximum Video Resolution1280 x 720
Effective Camera Resolution14.2 Megapixel
USBYes
Wide AngleYes
PictBridgeYes
Product FamilyPL
HD Movie ModeYes
Memory Card SupportedmicroSDHC Card, microSD Card
Image StabilizationDigital
ColourSilver
Optical Zoom5x
Digital Zoom5x
Brand NameSamsung
FeaturesFace Detection, Continuous Shooting Mode, Self-timer, Blink Detection, Smile Detection
Screen Size6.9 cm (2.7")
Video FormatsMotion JPEG (AVI)
Viewfinder TypeNo
Weight (Approximate)102.5 g
Green Compliance Certificate/AuthorityRoHS, WEEE
Image Sensor Size1/2.3" (6.16 mm x 4.62 mm)
Maximum Image Resolution4320 x 3240
Display Screen TypeLCD
Height54.5 mm
Width94 mm
Depth18.8 mm
Product SeriesPL
Focal Length4.70 mm to 23.50 mm
Image FormatsJPEG
Focus ModesAuto
ManufacturerSamsung
Product ModelPL120
Product NamePL120 Compact Camera
Exposure Control

Program AE

Aspect Ratio16:9
Manufacturer Part NumberEC-PL120ZBPSGB
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.samsung.com/uk/
Marketing Information

The Samsung PL120 and its LCD Dual Display is the perfect digital camera for a capturing life on the go. The extra 1.5" LCD on the front of the camera is ideally positioned for taking self portraits or even group shots, and will come in handy when having fun with friends. And with a precision cut 26mm wide angle lens with 5x optical zoom, you precious memories will stand out with true-to-life colour and clarity. The PL120 also features a HD video camera for those special moments, and comes with editing capabilities with Magic Lens and Smart Filter. So, all that's left to do is to start living life.

Package Contents
  • PL120 Compact Camera
  • Rechargeable Battery
  • AC Adapter
  • USB Cable
  • User Manual CD-ROM
  • Quick Start Manual
  • Strap
Limited Warranty1 Year