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MV900F
This user manual includes detailed usage
instructions for your camera. Please read
this manual thoroughly.
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Basic troubleshooting
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Wireless network
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Summary of Contents

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    This user manual includes detailed usage instructions for your camera. Please read this manual thoroughly. Click a topic Basic troubleshooting Quick reference Contents Basic functions Extended functions Shooting options Playback/Editing Wireless network MV900F Settings Appendixes Index...

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    Health and safety information Always comply with the following precautions and usage tips to avoid dangerous situations and ensure peak performance of your camera. Prevent damage to subjects’ eyesight. Warning—situations that could cause injury to yourself or others Do not use the flash in close proximity (closer than 1 m/3 ft) to people or animals.

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    If liquid or foreign objects enter your camera, immediately disconnect all power sources, such as the battery or charger, and then contact a Samsung service center. Comply with any regulations that restrict the use of a camera in a certain area.

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    • Samsung is not responsible for damage or injuries caused by Do not drop or subject the camera to strong impacts. unapproved batteries, chargers, cables or accessories. Doing so may damage the screen or external or internal components.

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    Doing so may cause the camera to malfunction. Do not use the camera if the screen is damaged. Data transference and your responsibilities If the glass or acrylic parts are broken, visit a Samsung • Data transferred via WLAN could be leaked, so avoid Electronics Service Center to have the camera repaired.

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Outline of the User Manual Copyright information Basic functions • Microsoft Windows and the Windows logo are Learn about your camera’s layout, icons, and basic registered trademarks of the Microsoft Corporation. functions for shooting. • Mac is a registered trademark of the Apple Corporation. •...

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    Subject, background, and composition Icons used in this manual • Subject: The main object in a scene, such as a person, Icon Function animal, or still life • Background: The objects around the subject Additional information • Composition: The combination of a subject and background Safety warnings and precautions Camera buttons.

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    Basic troubleshooting Learn to solve common problems by setting shooting options. The subject’s eyes Red eye occurs when the subject's eyes reflect light from the camera flash. • appear red. Set the flash option to Red-eye or Red-eye Fix. (p. 65) •...

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    Quick reference Capturing photos of people Adjusting the exposure Applying effects to videos (brightness) • Self Shot mode • ISO sensitivity (to adjust the sensitivity to light) • Movie Filter mode • Gesture Shot mode • EV (to adjust exposure) •...

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    Contents Extended functions Basic functions ............37 ..............13 Using shooting modes ..........38 Unpacking ..............14 Using the Smart Auto mode ........38 Camera layout ............. 15 Using the Program mode ..........39 Using the screen ............17 Using the Movie mode ..........41 Using the Smart Link button ........

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    Contents Shooting options Adjusting brightness and color ........76 .............. 61 Adjusting the exposure manually (EV) ......76 Selecting a resolution and quality ....... 62 Compensating for backlighting (ACB) ......77 Selecting a resolution ..........62 Changing the metering option ........77 Selecting an image quality ...........

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    Contents Playback/Editing Wireless network ............... 86 ............114 Viewing photos or videos in Playback mode ....87 Connecting to a WLAN and configuring network settings ............115 Starting Playback mode ..........87 Connecting to a WLAN ..........115 Viewing photos ............94 Using the login browser ..........

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    Contents Settings ................137 Settings menu ............138 Accessing the settings menu ........138 Sound ..............139 Display ..............139 Connectivity ............. 140 General ..............141 Appendixes ..............144 Error messages ............145 Camera maintenance ..........147 Cleaning your camera ..........147 Using or storing the camera ........

  • Page 14: Basic Functions, Learn About Your Camera's Layout, Icons, And Basic, Functions For Shooting

    Basic functions Learn about your camera’s layout, icons, and basic functions for shooting. Unpacking Using the Home screen ………………………………… 14 …………………… 26 Accessing the Home screen ……………… 26 Camera layout ……………………………… 15 Icons on the Home screen ……………… 26 Using the screen ………………………… 17 Browsing the Home screen ………………...

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    • The items included in the box may differ depending on the model. • You can purchase optional accessories at a retailer or a Samsung service center. Samsung is not responsible for any problems caused by using unauthorized accessories. Basic functions...

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    Camera layout Before you start, familiarize yourself with your camera’s parts and their functions. POWER button Shutter button Microphone Flash AF-assist light/Timer lamp Lens Internal antenna* * Avoid contact with the internal antenna while using the wireless network. Speaker HDMI port Tripod mount Accepts HDMI cable USB and A/V port...

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    Camera layout Smart Link Button Start a preset Wi-Fi function. Zoom button • In Shooting mode: Zoom in or out • In Playback mode: Zoom in on part of a photo or view files as thumbnails Status lamp • Blinking: When the camera is connecting to WLAN or sending a photo, the image is out of focus, there is a problem charging the battery, or when the camera is saving a photo or video, or the memory is being read by a computer...

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    Camera layout Using the screen Touch the frame area on the screen. • After 3 seconds from being focused, the camera automatically You can take a self-portrait while looking at yourself on the screen release the shutter. by flipping the screen up and using the shutter button on the back of the camera.

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    Camera layout Using the Smart Link button You can turn on the Wi-Fi feature conveniently with [Smart Link]. • Press [Smart Link] to activate the Wi-Fi function that you have designated. The camera will activate the designated function. Press [Smart Link] again to return to the previous mode. Setting a Smart Link button option You can select a Wi-Fi function to launch when you press [Smart Link].

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    Memory card Insert a memory card with the gold-colored contacts facing up. Battery lock Memory card Slide the lock up to release the battery. Insert the battery with the Samsung logo facing up. Rechargeable battery Rechargeable battery Basic functions...

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    Charging the battery and turning on your camera Charging the battery Turning on your camera Before you use the camera for the first time, you must charge the Press [POWER] to turn your camera on or off. • battery. Plug the small end of the USB cable into your camera, The initial setup screen appears when you turn on the camera and then plug the other end of the USB cable into the AC adapter.

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    Performing the initial setup When the initial setup screen appears, follow the steps below to configure the camera’s basic settings. The default language is preset for the country or region where the camera is sold. You can change the language as desired by touching Language. Touch Time Zone.

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    Performing the initial setup Touch , and then touch the up or down arrows to set the time. Date/Time Set • To set daylight-saving time, touch Touch o to save. Touch o to save settings. Touch OK on a pop-up window. Basic functions...

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    Learning icons The icons the camera displays on the screen change according to the mode you select or the options you set. Icon Description Icon Description Timer Photo resolution Auto focus frame Video resolution Camera shake Metering Zoom indicator Frame rate Zoom ratio Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) Photo resolution when Intelli...

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    Using the touch screen Learn how to use the touch screen. You could select menus or options by touching an icons on the screen. The touch screen works best when you touch it with your fingertip. Do not use sharp objects, such as pens or pencils, to touch the screen. You can damage the screen. Touching Flicking Touch an icon to select a menu or option.

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    Using the touch screen Selecting an option • The touch screen may not recognize your inputs if you touch multiple • Drag the option list up or down until you find a desired option. items at the same time. • Touch the option.

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    Using the Home screen You can select a mode or function, or access the settings menu by touching the icons on the Home screen. Accessing the Home screen Icons on the Home screen In Shooting or Playback mode, press [h]. Press [h] again to Icon Description return to the previous mode.

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    Using the Home screen Icon Description Icon Description MobileLink: Send photos or videos to a smart phone. Photo Filter: Capture a photo with various filter effects. (p. 120) (p. 51) Remote Viewfinder: Use a smart phone as a remote Movie Filter: Record a video with various filter effects. shutter release and see a preview on your smart phone of (p.

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    Using the Home screen Browsing the Home screen Icon Description Album: View files by category in Smart album. (p. 91) On the Home screen, rotate [Zoom] to the left to display all the pages of the Home screen. Touch a Photo Editor: Edit photos with various effects.

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    Using the Home screen Rearranging icons Setting Wallpaper You can rearrange the icons on the Home screen in any order. Set wallpaper for the Home screen with a desired image. Touch and hold an icon. On the Home screen, touch Select an option.

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    Using the Help mode You can view a simple application description and an operation tip in Help mode. Select an option. On the Home screen, touch • Select a desired option from the subsection list. Descriptions for camera functions Album Photo Editor Wallpapers Help...

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    Capturing photos Learn how to capture photos easily and quickly in Smart Auto mode. Press [Shutter] to capture a photo. On the Home screen, touch Press [p] to view the captured photo. Align your subject in the frame. • To delete the photo, touch Yes.

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    Capturing photos Zooming Digital zoom The Digital zoom is supported by default in Shooting mode. You can capture close-up photos by adjusting the zoom. If you zoom in on a subject in Shooting mode and the zoom indicator is in the digital range, your camera is using the Digital zoom.

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    Capturing photos Intelli zoom Setting Intelli zoom If the zoom indicator is in the Intelli range, your camera is using In Shooting mode, touch m. the Intelli zoom. Photo resolution varies according to the zoom rate if you use the Intelli zoom. By using both the Optical zoom Touch Intelli Zoom, and then touch a desired option to and Intelli zoom, you can zoom in up to 10 times.

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    Capturing photos Reducing camera shake (OIS) • OIS may not function properly when: - you move your camera to follow a moving subject Reduce camera shake optically in Shooting mode. - you use the Digital zoom - there is too much camera shake - the shutter speed is slow (for example, when you capture night scenes) - the battery is low...

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    Tips for getting a clearer photo Holding your camera correctly Reducing camera shake Ensure nothing is Set the Optical Image Stabilization option to reduce blocking the lens, flash, or camera shake optically. (p. 34) microphone. When is displayed Half-pressing the shutter button Half-press [Shutter] and adjust the focus.

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    Preventing your subject from being out of focus • It may be difficult to get your subject in focus when: When you capture photos in low light there is little contrast between the subject and background (for example, when your subject is wearing clothing that is similar in Turn on the flash.

  • Page 38: Extended Functions, Learn How To Capture A Photo And Record A Video By

    Extended functions Learn how to capture a photo and record a video by selecting a mode. Using shooting modes Using effect modes …………………… 38 ………………………… 49 Using the Smart Auto mode ……………… 38 Using the Beauty Shot mode …………… 49 Using the Program mode …………………...

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    Using shooting modes Capture photos or record videos by selecting the best shooting mode for the conditions. Using the Smart Auto mode Icon Description In Smart Auto mode, your camera automatically chooses the Landscapes appropriate camera settings based on the type of scene it Scenes with bright white backgrounds detects.

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    Using shooting modes Using the Program mode Icon Description In Program mode, you can set most options, except the shutter Close-up photos of colorful subjects speed and aperture value, which the camera sets automatically. Camera is stabilized on a tripod and the subject is not moving for a certain period of time.

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    Using shooting modes Setting the user buttons Touch OK to save. In Program mode, you can add shortcuts for your favorite options to the left side of the screen. In Shooting mode, touch m My screen Select one of the icons on the right and drag the icon into a desired box on the left.

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    Using shooting modes Using the Movie mode On the Home screen, touch In Movie mode, you can customize settings to record Full HD Touch m, and then set desired options. videos (1920 X 1080) of up to 20 minutes in length. The camera •...

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    Using shooting modes Pause recording Capturing still images while recording a video The camera allows you to temporarily pause a video while You can capture still images while recording a video without recording. With this function, you can record separate scenes as switching to the photo shooting modes (up to 6 photos).

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    Using shooting modes Using the Scene mode Option Description In Scene mode, you can capture a photo with options that are Capture still-life scenes and landscapes. Landscape preset for a specific scene. Capture scenes at sunset, with natural-looking Sunset reds and yellows. On the Home screen, touch Dawn Capture scenes at sunrise.

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    Using shooting modes Using the Live Panorama mode With [Shutter] pressed, slowly move the camera in the direction that will let it capture the rest of the panorama. In Live Panorama mode, you can capture a wide panoramic • If 3D Panorama mode is selected, the panoramic shot can be scene in a single photo.

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    Using shooting modes • • For best results when capturing panoramic photos, avoid the In 3D Panorama mode, your camera may not capture the very following: beginning or end of a scene due to the nature of the 3D effect. - moving the camera too quickly or too slowly To capture the entire scene, move slightly beyond the beginning - moving the camera too little to capture the next image...

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    Using shooting modes Using the Gesture Shot mode Align your subject in the frame. Control [Shutter] and zoom functions with hand gestures. Make the appropriate hand gesture toward the camera. • To zoom in, move your hand in a clockwise motion Set your camera on a tripod and flip the screen upward.

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    Using shooting modes Using the Low Light Shot mode Using the Beauty Palette mode In low light conditions, capture multiple photos and combines In Beauty Palette mode, capture a portrait, and then add various them into a bright image having less blurring and noise without beautifying effects.

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    Using shooting modes Touch to save the photo. • If the camera fails to detect a face in the photo, you cannot use Beauty Palette mode. • The camera is only able to detect one face at a time. If there is more than one face in the photo, select a face to apply a beauty effect.

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    Using effect modes Capture photos or record videos with various effects. Using the Beauty Shot mode Align your subject in the frame, and then half-press [Shutter] to focus. In Beauty Shot mode, you can capture a portrait with options to hide facial imperfections.

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    Using effect modes Using the HDR Plus mode On the Home screen, touch In High Dynamic Range (HDR) Plus mode, the camera Touch (HDR) or (HDR art). automatically adjusts the exposure or saturation, to produce images with high tonal detail (HDR) or to set an artistic mood Align your subject in the frame, and then half-press (HDR art).

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    Using effect modes Using the Photo Filter mode On the Home screen, touch Apply various filter effects to your photos to create unique images. Select an effect. Option Description Apply a tilt-shift effect to make the subject appear Miniature in miniature. Apply the retro-looking colors, high contrast, Vignetting and strong vignette effect of Lomo cameras.

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    Using effect modes Using the Movie Filter mode Option Description Apply various filter effects to your videos to create unique images. Oil Painting Apply an oil painting effect. Ink Painting Apply a watercolor painting effect. On the Home screen, touch Apply a cartoon painting effect.

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    Using effect modes Using the Picture in Picture mode Option Description In Picture in Picture mode, you can capture or select a full-sized Create a vivid look with sharp contrast and Palette Effect 1 background photo, and then insert a smaller photo or video into strong color.

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    Using effect modes To adjust the size, touch the self-shot screen, and then • In the Picture in Picture mode, the resolution is automatically set to drag the corner of the box that appears around it. • The final Picture-in-picture photos or videos are saved as one combined file and the inserted photos or videos are not saved Flip the screen and take a self-portrait shot.

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    Using effect modes Using the Split Shot mode Align your subject in the frame, and then half-press [Shutter] to focus. In Split Shot mode, you can capture several photos and arrange them with preset layouts. Press [Shutter] to capture a photo. •...

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    Using effect modes Using the Magic Frame mode Using the My Magic Frame mode In Magic Frame mode, you can apply various frame effects to In My Magic Frame mode, you can make part of the photo your photos. The shape and the feel of the photos will change transparent, and then capture a new photo within the transparent according to the frame you select.

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    Using effect modes Drag the selected frame to place it to a desired location. Using the Artistic Brush mode In Artistic Brush mode, you can capture a photo, and then view a To adjust the size, touch the selected frame, and then video that shows the process of how the filter effect is applied.

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    Using effect modes Align your subject in the frame, and then half-press Using the Motion Photo mode [Shutter] to focus. In Motion Photo mode, you can capture and combine a series of photos, and then select an area to be animated to create a GIF Press [Shutter] to capture a photo.

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    Using effect modes On the screen, draw an area to be animated. Using the 3D Photo mode • To adjust the motion speed, touch +/- icon. You can take 3D pictures in 3D Photo mode that can be viewed • To adjust the thickness of the brush, touch on a 3D TV or 3D monitor.

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    Using effect modes About 3D Depth Viewer The 3D Depth Viewer represents 3D effects with a color gradient for 3D shooting. Touch m 3D Depth Viewer to turn on or off the option. 3D Depth White Black Near Extended functions...

  • Page 62: Shooting Options, Learn How To Set The Options In Shooting Mode

    Shooting options Learn how to set the options in Shooting mode. Selecting a resolution and quality Using Smart Face Recognition …………… 72 ………… 62 Registering faces as your favorites Selecting a resolution …………………… 62 (My Star) ………………………………… 73 Selecting an image quality ………………… 63 Detecting faces Tips ………………………...

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    Selecting a resolution and quality Learn how to change the image resolution and quality settings. Selecting a resolution Setting the video resolution As you increase the resolution, your photo or video will include In Video Shooting mode, touch m Movie Size. more pixels, so it can be printed on larger paper or displayed on a larger screen.

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    Selecting a resolution and quality Setting the video quality Selecting an image quality The camera compresses and saves the videos you record in Set the photo and video quality settings. Higher image quality MP4 (H.264) format. settings will result in larger file sizes. In Video Shooting mode, touch m Frame Rate.

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    Using the timer Learn how to set the timer to delay shooting. In Shooting mode, touch m Press [Shutter] to start the timer. Timer. • The AF-assist light/timer lamp blinks. The camera will Select an option. automatically capture a photo after the specified time has elapsed.

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    Shooting in the dark Learn how to capture photos at night or in low light conditions. Preventing red-eye Using the flash If the flash fires when you capture a photo of a person in the dark, Use the flash when you capture photos in the dark or when you a red glow may appear in the person’s eyes.

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    Shooting in the dark • Icon Description Flash options are not available if you set burst options or select Blink Detection. Red-eye: • Make sure that your subjects are within the recommended distance • The flash will fire twice when the subject or from the flash.

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    Shooting in the dark Adjusting the ISO sensitivity The ISO sensitivity is the measure of a film’s sensitivity to light as defined by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). The higher ISO sensitivity you select, the more sensitive to light your camera becomes.

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    Changing the camera’s focus Learn how to adjust the camera’s focus to suit the subject and the shooting conditions. In Shooting mode, touch m Using macro Focus. Use macro to capture close-up photos of subjects, such as Touch Macro to select it. flowers or insects.

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    Changing the camera’s focus Using tracking auto focus • If you do not select a focus area, the focus frame will appear in the center of the screen. Tracking AF allows you to track and auto focus on your subject, •...

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    Changing the camera’s focus Using One Touch Shot Adjusting the focus area You can capture a photo with the touch of your finger. You can get clearer photos by selecting an appropriate focus As you touch on a subject, the camera focuses on the subject area according to your subject's location in the scene.

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    Using Face Detection If you use Face Detection options, your camera can automatically detect a human face. When you focus on a human face, the camera adjusts the exposure automatically. Use Blink Detection to detect closed eyes or Smile Shot to capture a smiling face. You can also use Smart Face Recognition to register faces and prioritize the focus on them.

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    Using Face Detection Detecting eye blinking Using Smart Face Recognition If your camera detects closed eyes, it will automatically capture The camera automatically registers faces that you frequently 3 photos in succession. photograph. The Smart Face Recognition feature will automatically prioritize the focus on those faces and on favorite faces.

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    Using Face Detection Registering faces as your favorites (My Star) • The camera may recognize and register faces incorrectly depending You can register your favorite faces to prioritize the focus and on lighting conditions, drastic changes in the subject's pose or face, exposure on those faces.

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    Using Face Detection Touch when the face list appears. Deleting a favorite face • Your favorite faces are indicated with a on the face list. In Shooting mode, touch m Smart FR Edit. • You can register up to 6 favorite faces. Touch Face List to select it.

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    Using Face Detection • Detecting faces Tips When you set Smart Face Recognition option and capture photos of detected faces, they will be registered in the face list. • When your camera detects a face, it tracks the detected face •...

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    Adjusting brightness and color Learn how to adjust the brightness and color for better image quality. In Shooting mode, touch m Adjusting the exposure manually (EV) Depending on the intensity of the ambient light, your photos Select a desired exposure value by moving the slider or may be too bright or dark.

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    Adjusting brightness and color Compensating for backlighting (ACB) Changing the metering option When the light source is behind your subject or there is high The metering mode refers to the way in which a camera contrast between your subject and the background, your subject measures the quantity of light.

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    Adjusting brightness and color In Shooting mode, touch m Selecting a White Balance setting White Balance. The color of your photo depends on the type and quality of the Touch a desired White Balance option, and then light source. If you want the color of your photo to be realistic, touch o.

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    Adjusting brightness and color Customizing your own White Balance You can customize the White Balance by capturing a photo of a white surface, such as a piece of paper, under the lighting conditions in which you intend to capture a photo. The White Balance feature will help you to match the colors in your photo with the actual scene.

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    Using burst modes It can be difficult to capture photos of fast-moving subjects or capture natural facial expressions and gestures of your subjects in photos. Also, it can be difficult to adjust the exposure correctly and select a proper light source. In these cases, select one of the burst options. Align your subject in the frame, and then half-press [Shutter] to focus.

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    Adjusting images Adjust the sharpness, contrast, or saturation of your photos. In Shooting mode, touch m Image Adjust. Contrast Description Decrease the color and brightness. Image Adjust Increase the color and brightness. Sharpness Saturation Description Contrast Decrease the saturation. Saturation Increase the saturation.

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    Reducing the sound of the zoom When you use the zoom while recording videos, the camera can record the sound of the zoom. Use the Sound Alive function to reduce the zoom noise. In Video Shooting mode, touch m Voice. Select an option.

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    Changing the Power Save Recording Options While recording a video, if you perform no operations for 5 minutes, the camera automatically switches to Power save mode. In Video Shooting mode, touch m Power Save Rec. Select an option. Icon Description Off: Power Save Recording is deactivated.

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    Available shooting options by shooting mode For details about shooting options, refer to "Shooting options". (p. 61) Live Gesture Low Light Beauty Beauty Smart Auto Program Movie Scene HDR Plus Panorama Shot Shot Palette Shot Resolution Quality Timer Flash ISO sensitivity Macro Focus Area Face detection...

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    Available shooting options by shooting mode Picture in Magic My Magic Artistic Motion Photo Filter Movie Filter Split Shot 3D Photo Picture Frame Frame Brush Photo Resolution Quality Timer Flash ISO sensitivity Macro Focus Area Face detection Metering White balance Drive Smart filter Image adjust...

  • Page 87: Playback/editing, Learn How To Play Back Photos Or Videos, And Edit

    Playback/Editing Learn how to play back photos or videos, and edit photos or videos. Also, learn how to connect your camera to your computer or TV (HDTV, 3D TV). Viewing photos or videos in Transferring files to the computer ……… 107 Playback mode Transferring files to your ……………………………...

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    Viewing photos or videos in Playback mode Learn how to play back photos or videos and how to manage files. Starting Playback mode View photos or play videos and voice memos stored in your camera. Press [p]. • The most recent file will be displayed. •...

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    Viewing photos or videos in Playback mode • Viewing files with motion recognition Motion recognition may not work well if you hold the camera with the screen parallel to the ground. You can view files by tilting the camera in Playback mode. •...

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    Viewing photos or videos in Playback mode Display in Playback mode Icon Description Photo captured in 3D Photo mode Protected file Print order has been set (DPOF) Delete files (p. 93) File Information View files as thumbnails (p. 92) Uploading files to the selected file sharing website or sending files via email (p.

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    Viewing photos or videos in Playback mode Ranking your favorite faces Deleting a favorite face You can rank your favorite faces. You can delete your favorite faces. In Playback mode, touch m In Playback mode, touch m Face List. Face List. In Thumbnail view or Smart album, touch m In Thumbnail view or Smart album, touch m •...

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    Viewing photos or videos in Playback mode Viewing files as a folder Viewing files by category in Smart Album Photos captured in a high-speed burst mode appear as a folder. View files by category, such as date, face, or file type. In Playback mode, drag the image left or right or move On the Home screen, touch •...

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    Viewing photos or videos in Playback mode Touch a desired list to open it. Viewing files as thumbnails • To return to Playback mode, rotate [Zoom] to the right. Scan thumbnails of files. Touch a file to display it in full screen view. In Playback mode, rotate [Zoom] to the left to view thumbnails (12 at a time).

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    Viewing photos or videos in Playback mode Protecting files Deleting files Protect your files from accidental deletion. Select files to delete in Playback mode. Locate the file you want to protect, and then touch m. Deleting a single file You can select one file, and then delete it. Touch Protect In Playback mode, locate the file you want to delete, You cannot delete or rotate a protected file.

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    Viewing photos or videos in Playback mode Deleting multiple files Viewing photos You can select multiple files, and then delete them at once. Enlarge part of a photo or view photos as a slide show. In Thumbnail view, touch . Enlarging a photo Select the files you want to delete, and then touch In Playback mode, rotate [Zoom] to the right to enlarge...

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    Viewing photos or videos in Playback mode Viewing panoramic photos Touch to return to Playback mode. View photos captured in Live Panorama mode. • You can play the panoramic photo by touching only if the longest In Playback mode, drag the image left or right to move side of the photo is two or more times longer than the shortest side.

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    Viewing photos or videos in Playback mode Viewing animated photos * Default View animated GIF files repeatedly that were captured in Motion Option Description Photo mode. • Set the interval between photos. (1 sec*, 3 sec, 5 sec, 10 sec) In Playback mode, drag the image left or right to move Interval •...

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    Viewing photos or videos in Playback mode Playing a video Icon Description In Playback mode, you can view a video, and then capture or trim Scan forward. parts of the playing video. You can save the captured or trimmed Adjust the volume or mute the sound. segments as new files.

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    Viewing photos or videos in Playback mode Trimming a video Capturing an image from video While viewing a video, touch at the point where you While viewing a video, touch at the point where you want the trimming to begin. want to capture an image.

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    Editing a photo Learn how to edit photos. • The camera will save edited photos as new files. • When you edit photos, the camera will automatically convert them to a lower resolution. Photos that you rotate or resize manually are not automatically converted to a lower resolution.

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    Editing a photo Cropping a photo Applying Smart Filter effects Apply special effects to your photos. On the Home screen, touch On the Home screen, touch • The most recent file will be displayed. • The most recent file will be displayed. Touch , and then select a photo.

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    Editing a photo Adjusting your photos Option Description Learn how to adjust the brightness, contrast, or saturation or how Hide facial imperfections or apply dreamy Soft Focus to correct the red-eye effect. If the center of a photo is dark, you effects.

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    Editing a photo Move the sliders or touch the +/- icons to adjust the Retouching faces option. On the Home screen, touch Touch o. • The most recent file will be displayed. Touch to save. Touch , and then select a photo. Touch m Face Retouch.

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    Editing a photo Creating a print order (DPOF) Select photos to print and save print options in the Digital Print Order Format (DPOF). This information is saved in the MISC folder on your memory card for convenient printing on DPOF- compatible printers.

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    Viewing files on a TV (HDTV, 3D TV) Play back photos or videos by connecting your camera to a TV with the A/V cable. Turn on your TV, and then select the A/V video source On the Home screen, touch with the TV remote control.

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    (p. 140) to control the camera and TV with the HDMI cable. TV’s remote control. • Anynet+ lets you control all connected Samsung A/V devices with the TV remote control. • The time it takes for the camera to connect to your HDTV may vary with the type of a memory card you use.

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    Viewing files on a 3D TV Turn on your camera. • If you have an Anynet+ compatible Samsung 3D TV and you You can view photos captured in 3D Photo mode or 3D Panorama mode on a 3D TV. have turned on your camera's Anynet+ function, the 3D TV...

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    Transferring files to the computer Connect the camera to the computer, to transfer files from the camera's memory card to the computer. Transferring files to your Windows OS Turn on the camera. • The computer recognizes the camera automatically. computer Connect the camera to your computer as a removable disk.

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    Transferring files to the computer Transferring files to your Mac OS computer Turn on the camera. • The computer recognizes the camera automatically and When you connect the camera to your Mac OS computer, the displays a removable disk icon. computer will automatically recognize the device.

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    Using programs on the computer iLauncher allows you to playback files with Multimedia Viewer and provides links so that you can download useful programs. Installing iLauncher Turn on the camera. Select a destination folder on your computer, and then On the Home screen, touch select Yes.

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    Using programs on the computer Available programs when using iLauncher Using iLauncher iLauncher allows you to play back files with Multimedia Viewer Option Description and provides a link to download the PC Auto Backup program. You can view files with Multimedia Viewer. When you Multimedia connect the camera to a computer with iLauncher •...

  • Page 112

    On your computer, select Start All Programs Samsung • USB 2.0 port Others iLauncher Samsung iLauncher. Or, click Applications • nVIDIA Geforce 7600GT or higher/ Samsung iLauncher on your Mac OS computer. ATI X1600 series or higher • Microsoft DirectX 9.0c or higher * A 32-bit version of iLauncher will be installed—even on 64-bit editions of...

  • Page 113

    Using programs on the computer Using Multimedia Viewer Multimedia Viewer allows you to play back files. From the Samsung iLauncher screen, double-click Multimedia Viewer. • Multimedia Viewer supports the following formats: - Videos: MP4 (Video: H.264, Audio: AAC), WMV (WMV 7/8/9), AVI (MJPEG) - Photos: JPG, GIF, BMP, PNG, TIFF, MPO •...

  • Page 114

    Updating the firmware From the Samsung iLauncher screen, double-click Firmware Upgrade. Downloading the PC Auto Backup program From the Samsung iLauncher screen, double-click PC Auto Backup. For information about installing the PC Auto Backup program, refer to page 131. Playback/Editing...

  • Page 115: Wireless Network, Learn To Connect To Wireless Local Area Networks, Wlans) And Use Functions

    Wireless network Learn to connect to wireless local area networks (WLANs) and use functions. Connecting to a WLAN and Using AllShare Play to send files ……… 128 configuring network settings Uploading photos to online storage …… 128 …………… 115 Viewing photos or videos on TVs Connecting to a WLAN …………………...

  • Page 116

    WPS button connection Connect to a WPS AP. Wi-Fi Setting • When you select a secured AP, a pop-up window appears. Samsung 1 Enter the required passwords to connect to the WLAN. For Samsung 2 information about entering text, refer to "Entering text". (p. 118) Samsung 3 •...

  • Page 117

    Connecting to a WLAN and configuring network settings Setting network options Manually setting the IP address In the Wi-Fi Setting screen, move to an AP, In the Wi-Fi Setting screen, move to an AP, and then touch . and then touch . Select each option, and then enter the required Touch IP Setting Manual.

  • Page 118

    Connecting to a WLAN and configuring network settings Using the login browser Network connection tips • You can enter your login information via the login browser when The quality of the network connection will be determined by connecting to some APs, sharing sites, or cloud servers. the AP.

  • Page 119

    Connecting to a WLAN and configuring network settings • You can also connect to free WLANs in some foreign countries. Entering text • A login page may appear when you select free WLANs provided Learn how to enter text. The icons in the table below let you move by some network service providers.

  • Page 120

    Connecting to a WLAN and configuring network settings Icon Description Enter ".com". Enter a space. Done Save the displayed text. • You can use only the English alphabet, regardless of the display language. • You can enter up to 128 characters. •...

  • Page 121

    Android 2.2 or higher. This feature is also supported by 7 and 10.1 inch Galaxy Tab. • You should install the Samsung MobileLink application on your phone or device before using this feature. You can download the application from Samsung Apps or Play Store.

  • Page 122

    Android 2.2 or higher. This feature is also supported by 7 and 10.1 inch Galaxy Tab. • You should install the Remote Viewfinder application on your phone or device before using this feature. You can download the application from Samsung Apps or Play Store.

  • Page 123

    Using a smart phone as a remote shutter release On the smart phone, touch and hold to focus. • The focus is automatically set to Multi AF. Release to capture the photo. • The photo will be saved in your camera. •...

  • Page 124

    Using photo or video sharing websites Upload your photos or videos to file sharing websites. Available websites will be displayed on your camera. Accessing a website Uploading photos or videos On the Home screen, touch Access the website with your camera. Select a website.

  • Page 125

    Using photo or video sharing websites • You cannot upload files if the file size exceeds the limit. The maximum photo resolution you can upload is 2M, and the longest video you can upload is 30 seconds at resolution or a video recorded using .

  • Page 126

    Sending photos or videos via email You can change settings in the email menu, and send photos or videos stored on the camera via email. Changing email settings Setting an email password In the email menu, you can change settings for storing your On the Home screen, touch information.

  • Page 127

    Sending photos or videos via email Changing the email password Sending photos or videos via email You can send photos or videos stored on the camera via email. On the Home screen, touch For information about entering text, refer to "Entering text". (p. 118) Touch Change Password.

  • Page 128

    Sending photos or videos via email Touch the Receiver box, enter an email address, and • Even if a photo appears to have transferred successfully, errors with then touch Done. the recipient’s email account may cause the photo to be rejected or recognized as spam.

  • Page 129

    Using AllShare Play to send files You can upload files from your camera to AllShare Play online storage or transfer files to AllShare devices. Uploading photos to online storage Enter your ID and password, and then touch Login On the Home screen, touch •...

  • Page 130

    Using AllShare Play to send files Viewing photos or videos on TVs that On the TV, search for the camera and browse the shared photos or videos. support AllShare Play • For information about searching for the camera and browsing the photos or videos on the TV, refer to the TV user manual.

  • Page 131

    Using AllShare Play to send files • • You can share up to 1,000 photos or videos. If you reorder or sort files on the camera while viewing them on a TV, • you must repeat the initial set-up process to update the list of files on On a TV screen, you can view only photos or videos captured with the TV.

  • Page 132

    Using Auto Backup to send photos or videos You can send photos or videos that you captured with the camera to a PC wirelessly. The Auto Backup feature works only with the Windows OS. Installing the program for Auto Backup on Sending photos or videos to a PC your PC On the camera's Home screen, touch...

  • Page 133

    Using Auto Backup to send photos or videos • If the PC supports the Wake on LAN (WOL) feature, you can turn on the PC automatically by searching for the PC from your camera. (p. 135) • When you connect the camera to the WLAN, select the AP that is connected to the PC.

  • Page 134

    Uploading photos to a cloud server You can upload your photos to SkyDrive. To upload photos, you must visit the Microsoft website and register before connecting your camera. Select files to upload from the list, and then touch On the camera's Home screen, touch Upload.

  • Page 135

    Sending photos using Wi-Fi Direct When the camera connects via a WLAN to a device that supports the Wi-Fi Direct function, you can send photos to the device. This feature may not be supported on some devices. On the device, turn on the Wi-Fi Direct option. On the device, allow the camera to connect to the device and send the file.

  • Page 136

    About the Wake on LAN (WOL) feature With the WOL feature, you can automatically turn on or wake up a PC with your camera. This feature has been available for Samsung desktop PCs for the last 5 years (not available for all-in-one PCs).

  • Page 137

    About the Wake on LAN (WOL) feature Setting the PC to turn on Select the drivers for the network adapter. Turn on the PC, and then press F2 while the PC is booting. Click the Advanced tab, and then set the WOL menus. •...

  • Page 138: Settings, Refer To Options To Configure Your Camera's Settings

    Settings Refer to options to configure your camera’s settings. Settings menu ………………………………………… 138 Accessing the settings menu ……………………… 138 Sound ……………………………………………… 139 Display ……………………………………………… 139 Connectivity ………………………………………… 140 General ……………………………………………… 141...

  • Page 139

    Settings menu Learn to configure your camera's settings. Accessing the settings menu Select an item. On the Home screen, touch Sound Volume Medium Select a menu. Beep Sound Settings Shutter Sound Sound Start Sound Display Connectivity Select an option. General Volume Option Description...

  • Page 140

    Settings menu Sound Display * Default * Default Item Description Item Description Set the volume of all sounds. Set a start image to display when the camera Volume (Off, Low, Medium*, High) turns on. • Off*: Display no start image. Set to emit a sound when you press the buttons Start Image Beep Sound...

  • Page 141

    Settings menu * Default Connectivity Item Description * Default Set whether or not to review a captured image Quick View Item Description before returning to Shooting mode. (Off, On*) Set the video signal output for your region. If you perform no operations for 30 seconds, the •...

  • Page 142

    Settings menu * Default General Item Description * Default Set the resolution of photos when the camera Item Description plays back files on an HDTV via the HDMI cable. See the Mac address and serial number of • NTSC: 1080i*, 720p, 480p, Network Information HDMI Size your camera.

  • Page 143

    Settings menu * Default * Default Item Description Item Description Specify how to name files. Set to automatically rotate photos as you Auto Rotate • Reset: Set the file number to start from rotate the camera. (Off, On*) 0001 when you insert a new memory card, Set whether or not to display the date and format a memory card, or delete all files.

  • Page 144

    Settings menu * Default Item Description Set a light to automatically turn on in dark AF Lamp places to help you focus. (Off, On*) Format the memory card. Formatting will delete all files, including protected files. (Yes, No) Errors can occur if you use a memory card Format formatted by another brand of camera, a memory card reader, or a computer.

  • Page 145: Appendixes

    Appendixes Get information about error messages, specifications, and maintenance. Error messages ……………………………………… 145 Camera maintenance ………………………………… 147 Cleaning your camera ……………………………… 147 Using or storing the camera ………………………… 148 About memory cards ……………………………… 149 About the battery …………………………………… 152 Before contacting a service center …………………...

  • Page 146

    Error messages When the following error messages appear, try these remedies. Error message Suggested remedies Error message Suggested remedies • Turn off your camera, and then turn it on Network connection disconnected while Device again. transferring photos. Reselect a device that disconnected.

  • Page 147

    Error messages Error message Suggested remedies Capture photos or insert a memory card that No Image File contains some photos. Network connection disconnected while Photo transfer transferring photos. Try restarting the AllShare failed. Play feature. • The camera has failed to send a photo to the other devices.

  • Page 148

    Camera maintenance Cleaning your camera Camera body Wipe gently with a soft, dry cloth. Camera lens and display Use a blower brush to remove dust and wipe the lens gently with a soft cloth. If any dust remains, apply lens cleaning liquid to a piece of lens cleaning paper and wipe gently.

  • Page 149

    Camera maintenance Using or storing the camera Storing for extended period of time • When you store the camera for an extended period, place it in a sealed container with an absorbent material, such as silica gel. Inappropriate places to use or store the camera •...

  • Page 150

    Broken glass or acrylic could cause injury to your hands and • face. Take the camera to a Samsung service center to have it Do not allow unqualified personnel to service the camera or repaired.

  • Page 151

    Camera maintenance Memory card capacity Video The memory capacity may differ depending on shooting scenes, Size 120 FPS 30 FPS 15 FPS shooting conditions, or a memory card. These capacities are Approx. Approx. based on a 2 GB microSD card: 11' 19"...

  • Page 152

    Camera maintenance • Cautions when using memory cards Prevent memory cards from making contact with liquids, dirt, or foreign substances. If dirty, wipe the memory card clean with a • Avoid exposing memory cards to very cold or very hot soft cloth before you insert the memory card into your camera.

  • Page 153

    Videos 70 min 30 FPS. • The figures above are measured by Samsung’s standards. Your results may differ, depending on your actual usage. • Several videos were recorded in succession to determine the total recording time. • When using network functions, the battery will be depleted more quickly.

  • Page 154

    Camera maintenance Low battery message Cautions about using the battery When the battery has fully discharged, the battery icon will turn Protect batteries, chargers, and memory cards from red and the "Low Battery" message will appear. damage Prevent batteries from making contact with metal objects, as this can create a connection between the + and –...

  • Page 155

    Camera maintenance • If you reconnect the power cable when the battery is fully Handling and disposing of batteries and chargers charged, the status lamp turns on for approximately 30 minutes. with care • Using the flash or recording videos depletes the battery quickly. •...

  • Page 156

    Camera maintenance • Personal injury or death can occur if the battery is Do not disassemble or puncture the battery with any handled carelessly or improperly. For your safety, sharp object. follow these instructions for proper battery handling: • Avoid exposing the battery to high pressure or crushing •...

  • Page 157

    Before contacting a service center If you are having trouble with your camera, try these troubleshooting procedures before you contact a service center. If you have attempted the suggested remedy and are still having problems with your device, contact your local dealer or service center. When you leave your camera at a service center, be sure to also leave the other components that may have contributed to the malfunction, such as the memory card and battery.

  • Page 158

    Before contacting a service center Situation Suggested remedies Situation Suggested remedies • The flash may fire due to static electricity. Make sure that the focus option you set The flash fires unexpectedly The camera is not malfunctioning. is suitable for close-up shots. (p. 68) •...

  • Page 159

    • Make sure that your camera is switched not recognize your Samsung iLauncher camera Samsung iLauncher on your computer. • Make sure that you are using a supported Or, click Applications Samsung operating system. iLauncher on your Mac OS computer.

  • Page 160

    Total pixels Approximately 17.01 mega-pixels Shutter speed Lens • Auto: 1/8–1/2,000 sec. Samsung Lens f = 4.5–22.5 mm Focal length • Program: 1–1/2,000 sec. (35 mm film equivalent: 25–125 mm) • Night: 8–1/2,000 sec. (AEB, Continuous: 1/4–1/2,000 sec.) F-stop range F2.5 (W)–F6.3 (T)

  • Page 161

    Camera specifications Shake reduction Shooting • Modes: Smart Auto (Portrait, Night Portrait, Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) Backlight Portrait, Night, Backlight, Landscape, White, Effect Natural Green, Blue Sky, Sunset, Macro, Macro text, • Photo Filter (Smart Filter): Miniature, Vignetting, Macro Color, Tripod, Action, Fireworks, Candlelight, Spotlight, Spotlight (Macro), Spotlight (Portrait)), Soft Focus, Old Film, Half Tone Dot, Sketch, Photo Shooting...

  • Page 162

    Edit: Still image capture, Time trimming 1024 X 768 2,773 4,068 4,693 Storage These figures are measured under Samsung’s standard External memory (Optional): conditions. Your results may vary depending on the microSD card (1–2 GB guaranteed), Media shooting conditions and camera settings.

  • Page 163

    Camera specifications Wireless network Dimensions (W X H X D) MobileLink, Remote Viewfinder, Social Sharing, Email, AllShare Play, 98.5 X 59.95 X 17.2 mm (without protrusions) Auto Backup, Cloud, Wi-Fi Direct Weight Interface 132 g (without battery and memory card) Digital output USB 2.0 Operating Temperature...

  • Page 164

    Glossary ACB (Auto Contrast Balance) Composition This feature automatically improves the contrast of your images Composition in photography means arranging objects in a photo. when the subject is backlit or when there is a high contrast Usually, abiding by the rule of thirds leads to a good composition. between your subject and the background.

  • Page 165

    Glossary DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) Exposure A format for writing printing information, such as selected images The amount of light allowed to reach the camera’s sensor. and number of prints, on a memory card. DPOF-compatible Exposure is controlled by a combination of the shutter speed, the printers, sometimes available at photo shops, can read the aperture value, and ISO sensitivity.

  • Page 166

    Glossary Image sensor Macro The physical part of a digital camera that contains a photosite for This feature allows you to capture close-up photos of very small each pixel in the image. Each photosite records the brightness of objects. When using the macro feature, the camera can maintain the light that strikes it during an exposure.

  • Page 167

    Glossary OIS (Optical Image Stabilization) Shutter speed This feature compensates in real-time for shaking and vibrating Shutter speed refers to the amount of time it takes to open and while shooting. There is no image degradation compared to close the shutter, and it is an important factor in the brightness of Digital Image Stabilization feature.

  • Page 168

    PlanetFirst represents Samsung Electronics' Dispose unwanted electronics through an approved recycler. commitment to sustainable development and social To find the nearest recycling location, go to our website: responsibility through eco-driven business and www.samsung.com/recyclingdirect Or call, (877) 278 - 0799 management activities. Appendixes...

  • Page 169

    Index AEB 80 Battery Camera maintenance 147 Date/Time Set 141 Caution 153 AF-assist light Camera specifications 159 Deleting 74 Charging 20 Location 15 Inserting 19 Capturing an image from Deleting files 93 Settings 143 video 98 Beauty Palette Mode 47 Digital Print Order Format AF Lamp 143 Charging 20...

  • Page 170

    Index Image Adjustment ACB 102 Editing photos 99 Gesture Shot mode 46 Macro 68 Brightness Playback mode 101 Editing videos Guide Line 139 Magic Frame mode 56 Shooting mode 76 Capturing 98 Contrast Memory card Trimming 98 Playback mode 101 Caution 151 Shooting mode 81 Enlarging 94...

  • Page 171

    Index Smart Album 91 Smart Auto mode 38 One Touch Shooting 70 Quick view 140 Saturation Playback mode 101 Smart Face Recognition 72 Optical Image Stabilization Shooting mode 81 (OIS) 34 Smart Filter Scene mode 43 Optional accessories 14 Photo shooting mode 51 Ranking 74 Playback mode 100 Self Shot mode 17...

  • Page 172

    Index Thumbnails 92 Unpacking 14 Website Accessing 123 Timer USB port 15 Uploading photos or Shooting mode 64 videos 123 User buttons 40 Timer lamp 15 White Balance 78 Using the touch screen Time settings 21 flicking 24 Wireless network 115 Time zone settings 21, 141 scrolling 24 touching 24...

  • Page 173

    Please refer to the warranty that came with your product or visit our website www.samsung.com for after-sales service or inquiries.

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