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Samsung PL170 digital camera
PL170
at a glance
4608 x 3456
5x optical zoom
3.0" lcd viewer
micro SD[HC]
BP-70A rechargeable
Samsung PL170 review summary
camera date Mar 11  
pixels / class 16.4M  ultra compact camera
overall rating not rated overall camera rating  3 reviews
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Samsung PL170 specifications
lens / zoom  26mm - 130mm (5x) (dig: 5x)
focus / macro  auto / 80cm / 5cm
metering mode  multi, spot, center weighted
aperture  auto / F3.3 - F5.9
white balance  auto,5 presets, custom
shutter  auto / 8s - 1/2000s
exposure  +/-2EV in 1/3EV steps
flash / mode  internal - 5 modes and red eye fix / 0.2m - 3.5m (iso auto)
viewfinder  lcd  screen, front display 1.5"
iso ratings  80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600; 3200
image size  4608x3456, 3648x2736, 2592x1944, 1984x1488, 1024x768 / [3:2] 4608x3072 / [16:9] 4608x2592, 1920x1080
image format  jpeg (exif 2.21)
image compr.  
lag/cycle times  
remote control  self timer 10s, 2s
video options  with / without sound - 1280x720, 640x480, 320x240 (30fps, 15fps)
audio options  
connectivity  usb 2.0 (speed?); A/V (NTSC/PAL); hdmi
storage  27MB internal, micro SD, micro SDHC
platform  
extra features  face recognition
dual LCD
PictBridge compatible
Samsung PL170 links
Reviews for novices and shutterbugs
08Jul11 Samsung PL170 review at PhotographyBLOG
06Jun11 Samsung PL170 camera review at Pocket-lint
06May11 Samsung PL170 camera review at ePHOTOzine
News, guides, hints & tips
30Mar11 Samsung PL170 press summary
Forum discussions
dpreview.com Samsung Talk Forum
steves-digicams.com Samsung Forum
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Samsung PL170 announcement clippings


Put yourself in the right frame with the Dual-LCD display PL170! Generous dual-view displays of large 1.5” front and wide 3.0” back let you choreograph flawless self-shots, previewed with ease on a larger screen. Convenient top button offers instant on/off power control for the front LCD screen and quick flips from still to movie or among shooting modes. Several Smart Settings make for easy-does-it perfect images.

Samsung's Smart Filter lens and colour options make special moods easy for still shots and videos. Tilt & Shift Lens Effect adds a miniaturised look and the Vignetting Effect makes striking compositional contrasts. New special effects include Soft Focus to soften colours and add an emotional feel as well as Half-Tone Dot to enhance images with a comic-book look. Palette Effect adds an ultra-vivid vibe and a variety of colour options for your images. It's now a snap to get creative.


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