Samsung Digimax S500 (black) Specs

Samsung Digimax S500 (black)

Part Number: 131015 Released: April 15, 2006

General

  • Depth
    1 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    5.1 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Total Pixels
    5300000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    5100000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.5"
  • Digital Zoom
    5 x
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    USB 2.0, composite video
  • Point-and-shoot highlights
    Video capture ability adds convenience for the user.
  • Manufacturer
    Samsung

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 200, ISO 400, ISO 50, ISO auto
  • Exposure Metering
    multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, manual, program
  • Shooting Programs
    backlight, beach/snow, children, close-up, dawn/dusk, fireworks, landscape, night mode, portrait mode, sunset
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Blue, Green, Negative, Neutral, Red, Sepia, Soft, Vivid
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, fluorescent light (cool white), fluorescent light (daylight), tungsten light
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/1500 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    8 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/2 EV steps

Carrying Case

  • Type
    none

Display

  • Display Format
    112,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in

Camera Flash

  • Type
    built-in flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    7.9 in - 10 ft
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes

Miscellaneous

  • Color
    black
  • Color Category
    black
  • Included Accessories
    video / audio / USB cable

Lens System

  • Type
    Zoom lens - 3x zoom - 5.8 - 17.4 mm - f/2.8-4.9
  • Optical Zoom
    3 x
  • Lens Aperture
    f/2.8-4.9
  • Min Focal Length
    5.8 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    17.4 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    35 m
  • Min Focus Distance
    31.5 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    2 in - 31.5 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Features
    built-in lens shield

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    MultiMediaCard, SD Memory Card
  • Internal Storage
    20 MB flash
  • Video Capture
    AVI - 640 x 480 - 15 fps
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 15 fps
    AVI - 160 x 128 - 15 fps
    AVI - 640 x 480 - 30 fps
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 30 fps
    AVI - 160 x 128 - 30 fps

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    none

Additional Features

  • Self-Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Features
    audio recording, built-in speaker, date/time stamp, digital image rotation

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/1500 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    8 sec

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    mono

Battery

  • Technology
    alkaline
  • Battery Type
    AA - alkaline - standard form factor
  • Details
    2 x AA alkaline battery (included)

Software

  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities, Samsung Digimax Master

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS 9.2 - X 10.3, MS Windows 2000, MS Windows 98, MS Windows 98 SE, MS Windows ME, MS Windows XP
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Header

  • Brand
    Samsung
  • Product Line
    Samsung Digimax
  • Model
    S500
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    compact
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 200, ISO 400, ISO 50, ISO auto
  • ISO (Max)
    400
  • Digital Zoom
    5 x
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    USB 2.0, composite video
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Blue, Green, Negative, Neutral, Red, Sepia, Soft, Vivid
  • Self-Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Features
    audio recording, built-in speaker, date/time stamp, digital image rotation

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/2 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, manual, program
  • Shooting Programs
    backlight, beach/snow, children, close-up, dawn/dusk, fireworks, landscape, night mode, portrait mode, sunset

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, fluorescent light (cool white), fluorescent light (daylight), tungsten light

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    5.1 megapixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.5"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    10.2 mm (1/2.5")
  • Total Pixels
    5300000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    5100000 pixels

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in
  • Diagonal Size
    2.4 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    6.1 cm
  • Display Format
    112,000 pixels

Camera Memory

  • Internal Storage Type
    flash
  • Internal Storage Capacity
    20 MB
  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    MultiMediaCard, SD Memory Card

Camera Specifications

  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, PictBridge support, direct print

CNET Labs' Benchmarks

  • CNET Labs Shutter lag bright
    0.5
  • CNET Labs Wake up time
    1.8
  • CNET Labs Flash shot to shot time
    3.6
  • CNET Labs Typical burst speed
    1.1
  • CNET Labs Shot to shot time typical
    2.4

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    3.8 in
  • Depth
    1 in
  • Height
    2.4 in
  • Weight
    4.8 oz

General

  • Manufacturer
    Samsung

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Samsung Digimax S500 (black)

Part Number: 131015 Released: Apr 15, 2006
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