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SAMSUNG S85B Black 8.2 MP 5X Optical Zoom Digital Camera

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  • 1/2.5" CCD 8.2 MP
  • 5X Optical Zoom
  • Advanced Shake Reduction
  • 2.5" 230K LCD
  • 640 x 480

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  • Warranty & Returns
  • Reviews

Learn more about the SAMSUNG S85B

Model

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Brand
SAMSUNG
Series
S - Series
Model
S85B

Details

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Color
Black
Type
Ultra-Compact

Image Sensor

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Image Sensor
1/2.5" CCD
Gross Pixels
8.3 MP
Effective Pixels
8.2 MP
Resolution
3264 x 2448
Image Stabilization
Advanced Shake Reduction

Lens

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Optical Zoom
5X
Digital Zoom
5X
Focal Length
SHD f = 6.3 ~ 31.5mm (35mm film equivalent : 38~190mm)
Aperture
F2.8 ~ 4.6

Shutter

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Shutter Speed
Auto : 1 ~ 1/2,000 sec. Manual Mode : 15 ~ 1/2,000 sec.
Night : 15 ~ 1/2,000 sec. Fireworks : 4 sec.
Self-timer
2s or 10s

Focus

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Focus Type
TTL auto focus, Multi Point AF, Face Recognition AF
Auto Focus
Yes
Normal Focus Range
Normal: 80cm ~ infinity
Macro Focus Range
Macro : 5cm~ 80cm (Wide), 50cm ~ 80cm (Tele)
Super Macro: 1cm ~5cm (Wide)
Auto Mode : 5cm ~Infinity (Wide), 50cm ~ Infinity (Tele)
Manual Focus: 1cm ~ Infinity(Wide), 50cm ~ Infinity (Tele)

Flash

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Flash Mode
Auto, Auto & Red-eye reduction, Fill-in flash, Slow sync, Flash off, Red-eye Fix
Flash Range
Wide : 0.2m ~ 3.0m
Tele : 0.5m ~ 2.5m (TBD)

Exposure

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Exposure Control
Program AE
Exposure Compensation
-2 EV to +2 EV in increments of 1/3 EV
Metering System
Multi, Spot, Center-weighted
Sensitivity
Auto, 50, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600

White Balance

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White Balance
Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent_H, Fluorescent_L, Tungsten, Custom

Viewfinder & Monitor

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LCD
2.5" 230K

Functions

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Tripod Mount
Supported
Shooting Modes
Night, Portrait, Children, Landscape, Close-up, Text, Sunset, Dawn, Backlight, Fireworks, Beach & Snow, Café, Food, Self Shot

Recording System

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File Formats
JPEG (EXIF 2.2)
Internal Memory
20MB
Storage Media
SD / MMC Card

Movie

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Movie Format
AVI (MJPEG)
Movie Recording
640 x 480, 320 x 240 @ 30/15fps
Max. Recording Resolution
640 x 480

Interface

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USB
Yes
A/V Out
Yes
Mic
Yes

Battery

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Battery
AA

Dimensions & Weight

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Dimensions (WxHxD)
3.95" x 2.48" x 0.92"
Weight
5.43 oz. (without batteries and card)
Warranty, Returns, And Additional Information
  • Warranty
  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year
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Customer Reviews of the SAMSUNG S85B

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  • jamie d.
  • 11/12/2013 6:55:58 PM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGood

Pros: I like turtles

Cons: I was not able to find any turtles to take any pictures :(

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  • Kevin C.
  • 4/5/2008 9:11:46 PM
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat camera!

Pros: First of all with 8Mp, 5x optical zoom, features...you simply can't beat it for the price. I read almost every review online from the casual user to expert reviews and I would say about 90% of them were positive, so I was expecting a great camera for the price. That's just what I got too. I'm very impressed, as most are, with the image quality and sharpness this camera produces. You won't regret buying this. I've seen some give it negative reviews simply because their batteries didn't last long but as long as you have good quality rechargeable batteries and don't mind keeping and extra pair on hand then it isn't an issue. Macro mode is excellent as well. I would have to recommend this camera to either the casual user or the occasional photographer like others have suggested...you simply can't go wrong with this camera at the price.

Cons: I did notice a few lens flares in the few sunset pictures I have taken so far. Nothing too bad though. I'll have to play around with the settings and angles to see if this is a common occurrence. Otherwise, fantastic pictures!

Other Thoughts: I suggest playing around with the different features and settings/combination - getting yourself familiar with the camera and thus enabling you to get the best shot in different situations. The Auto mode work really well for P&S users also.

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4 out of 5 eggsSweet Camera..

Pros: Relatively small, 8mp, very clean, crisp photos, good sized screen, great macro mode, awesome video mode, most of the buttons are positioned really well, the grip is actually really good for it's size, and the menus are easy to navigate.

And, of course, the price is amazing.

Cons: Screen is a fingerprint magnet, but almost every screen is. A little barrel distortion, but isn't very noticeable unless taking pictures are tall buildings or grids..and the x5 optical zoom isn't the best, but it's ok. =)

Other Thoughts: All in all it's a really nice little camera, I've been using it for a few months and it hasn't let me down. I was using a 4mp camera before, nut I could never get a crisp shot with it.

This baby has plenty of features, and the clarity of the shots is amazing. I highly recommend it for anyone who is a casual photographer, or simply wants to capture those crazy moments.. =D

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  • Dustin P.
  • 3/20/2008 11:03:15 AM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Camera

Pros: For the price you cant get much better then what this camera is... The zoom is very good and is a relativaly simple camera to understand..

Cons: The only thing is that the pics that are made with this camera are to big to send through most emails or post on some sites... Meaning that ya need something to shrink the size of the pics to do some of this, but to tell the truth it isnt all that bad...

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  • William N.
  • 2/25/2008 9:27:04 PM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Deal!!!

Pros: Great camera with outstanding picture quality! Does 640x480 motion jpeg films @30 FPS with great quality (w/sound) Super cheap price! Super simple to learn camera, just pick it up, point n shoot. Zooms in and maintains great image quality.

Cons: Doesn't come with case. When filming video, if you zoom in the audio quits recording while its physically zooming, then resumes. Eats through regular AA's. Grab some NiMH batteries and they will last forever! (All these cons had they been corrected would have increased price quite a bit!)

Other Thoughts: I paid just $120 for this. I'm no photographer, so for a regular Joe this camera is great. Is a cheap value with outstanding quality. I recommend a 4GB SD card and some NiMH AA's and you're all set!!

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5 out of 5 eggsI had to buy a camera for work.

Pros: What you get for the price. 5X opti zoom, 640x480 filming, 8.2mp. My company just required us to have a camera so we can take pictures of our customer's site before and after install of equipment and I had a $125.oo cap. So I went shopping for the best bang for the buck and I could not be happier, this camera take great pictures and I find it easy to use, I have an old personal cannon powershot A40 which will not get used anymore.

Cons: For the price none.

Other Thoughts: The camera I bought was the S85S and not the S85B, so my camera is silver and not black, it was also 10.oo cheaper then the black, who knows why. When I bought it from newegg it came with a 1gb SD card free, got to love the specials.

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