PL50 (SL202)

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10.2 Megapixels
High picture quality is obtained by employing an 10.2 mega pixel 1/2.33″ high resolution CCD sensor. Clear picture quality can be enough resolution for printing up to poster size. A robust mounted image processor allows for rich gradation, fast and high quality picture processing.

Smart Auto
Taking the perfect photo shouldn’t be left just to the professionals. With Samsung’s innovative Smart Auto technology, your photos are guaranteed to come out perfect every time
” Automatically analyzes the shooting situations
” Selects from one of the 11 optimized settings from portraits to landscapes
” Takes the best photo possible – no matter what the conditions are

Perfect Portrait System
With our unique Perfect Portrait system, imperfect photos are a thing of the past. For example, the Beauty Shot feature is like having your own make-up artist””right in your camera. It automatically identifies imperfections such as blemishes and dark circles on the face, and retouches them so that faces appear brighter and smooth. And with different level settings, you can control the amount of retouching that takes place””it’s that simple! Plus, the ultra-intelligent Smile and Blink detection technologies will never let you ruin another picture-perfect moment again by detecting when the subjects’ eyes are open and their smiles are at their peak.

Frame Guide
Imagine be able to compose a photo even before it’s even shot. The world’s first Frame Guide feature on the PL50 has turned that into reality. The Frame Guide feature allows you easily set up the composition of the shot so it can be used as a guide for the photographer. Simply hand off the camera and you’ll never have to be missing from another photo. Now your vacation pictures will come out exactly the way you envisioned them.

Digital Image Stabilization (DIS)
Thanks to the enhanced sensitivity of Samsung’s imaging sensor and Digital Image Stabilization (DIS) technology, you can rest assured that you’ll be able to capture beautifully clear images””even in low-light situations. So if flash photography is not an option, don’t worry because Samsung’s DIS will quickly become your trusted friend.

Auto Contrast Balance (ACB)
ACB will adjust when the objects is dark, and background is bright. The contrast of the object area will be automatically modified info proper brightness. More natural portraits under the backlight. Natural correction when there is large brightness difference within the frame.

Smart Album
With a 4GB SD card, your camera can store up to 2,000 7-megabyte photos””that’s a lot to keep track of! But with the Smart Album function sorting and organizing your photos is easy: it allows you to sort your photos by time, content, color, or theme. Smart Album lets you get straight to the best or sort through the rest.

2.7″ Intelligent LCD (230K)
The Samsung PL50 has a 2.7″  LCD for improved contrast and colour reproduction, allowing you to enjoy a wider and clearer image. Also The Samsung PL50 is Intelligent LCD brightness automatically detects environmental illumination and adjusts LCD brightness for optimal imageviewing.

ISO 1600
With a true ISO 1600 setting, your Samsung camera can effectively minimize noise for crystal clear images. The super speed sensitive ISO 1600 feature give you the ability to take amazingly detailed photos–even under low light conditions. Plus, ISO 1600 lets you take perfectly focused photos of fast-moving images, like during a sporting event.

Movie mode (VGA 30fps, MJPEG)
High quality video recording is enabled by supporting 3x optical zoom, VGA resolution at 640 X 480(MJPEG type), and 30/15 fps. Video editing capabilities (Pause during recording, Still Image Capture) enable expression of various images

Photo Help Guide and Function Description
The Photo Help Guide takes you on a guided tour accompanied by easy-to-follow tips that teach you how to make the most of your camera-regardless if you are a novice or an advanced user. The Function Description provides clear and easy to understand descriptions of each setting when you scroll through the camera’s menus. This allows you to easily determine which feature is the most appropriate for your shooting scenario.

Multi Slide Show
With the Multi Slide Show function you can arrange pictures into a slide show, add music and active slide effects to bring out the emotion in your photos””a great way to make a story as you go or share your memories with family or friends!

+ User Manual


Image Sensor


1/2.5″ ³ (Approx. 1.02cm) CCD

Effective Pixel

Approx. , 9.0 Mega-pixels

Total Pixel

Approx. 9.2 , Mega-pixel


Focal Length

Samsung Lens f = 6.3 ~ 18.9mm
(35mm film equivalent : 38~114 mm)

F No.

F3.5(W) ~ 4.5(T)

Digital Zoom

Still Image mode : 1.0X ~ 5.0X
Play mode : 1.0X ~ 10.8X (depends on image size)

Image Stabilization

Image Stabilization

DIS (Digital Image Stabilization)



h.VGA TSP (Registive)


3.0″ (7.62cm, 460,000 pixels)






TTL auto focus (Multi AF, Center AF, Face Recognition AF, Face Detection AF, Touch AF)


Normal : 80cm ~ infinity
Macro :5cm ~ 80cm (Wide), 50cm ~ 80cm (Tele)
Super Macro : 1cm ~ 5cm (Wide)
Auto Macro : 5cm ~ Infinity (Wide), 50cm ~ Infinity (Tele)

Shutter Speed

Shutter Speed

1 ~ 1/2,000 sec
(Night : 16 ~ 1/2,000 sec. ,  AEB, Continuous 1/4 ~ 1/2,000sec)



Program AE


Multi, Spot, Center-weighted, Face Detection AE, Touch AE


,  ,±2EV (1/3EV steps)

ISO Equivalent

Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200



Auto, Auto & Red-eye reduction, Fill-in flash, Slow sync, Flash off, Red-eye Fix


Wide : 0.3m ~ 4.2m, Tele : 0.5m ~ 3.3m (ISO auto)

Recharging Time

Approx. , 5 sec.

Multimedia functions


Frequency : 20Hz~20KHz
Earphone Port : 20 Pin Port (Stereo Type)
Output Maximum Volume : Left 40mW + Right 40mW (16 Ž ©)
Noise Ratio : 88 dB with 20 KHz LPF
File Format : MP3 (MPEG-1/2/2.5 Layer 3),
Bit Rate : 48 ~ 320kbps (Including VBR)
Sound Effect :SRS


Movie : Xvid MPEG4 ,  (Using Samsung Converter S/W)
Audio : MPEG Layer 2 ,  (Using Samsung Converter S/W)
Play Mode : Seeking in Play (Max 32X), Skipping in Play, Auto skipping after one file played, Remember
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Text Viewer

File : Text file (TXT extension name,10MBytes and up to 99999 )
File Format : Window ANSI (Windows 98 or later), Unicode/Unicode(Big-Endian)/UTF-8 (Windows 2000/XP)
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Function : Auto Scroll (1,2,3,4,5 level), ,  by 1 page/10pages



-2 ~ +2 (5 steps)

White Balance

White Balance

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

Still Image


Modes : Smart Auto(Portrait, Night Portrait, Backlight Portrait, Backlight, Landscape, White, Motion, Tripod, Night, Macro, Macro Text), Auto, Program, DIS, Movie, Scene(Night Scene, Portrait, Beauty shot, Children, Landscape, Text, Close-up, Sunset, Dawn, Backlight, Fireworks, Beach & Snow, Frame Guide)
Drive : Single, Continuous, Motion Capture, AEB
Timber : 2 sec, 10 sec, Double, Motion Timer


Photo Style Selector : Normal, Soft, Vivid, Forest, Retro, Cool, Calm, Classic, Negative, Custom RGB
Image Adjust : ACB, Red-eye Fix, Brightness, Contrast, Saturation


esize, Rotate, Photo Style Selector

Image Play

Image Play

Single image, Thumbnails, Multi Slide show, Smart Album, Movie Clip
* Slide show : Slide show with Effect & Music

Voice Recording

Voice Recording

Voice Recording (max. 10 hours)
Voice Memo in Still Image (max. 10 sec.)

Date Imprinting

Date Imprinting

Date&Time, Date, Off (user selectable)

Movie Clip


Format : MPEG-4
With audio (recording time : memory capacity dependent)
Size : 800X592, 640×480, 320×240
(3X Optical Zoom with sound recording)
Frame rate : ((800X600- 20fps ))/ ((640×480, 320×240 – 30 fps, 15 fps))


Color Style : Normal, Soft, Vivid, Forest, Retro, Cool, Calm, Classic, Negative, Custom


Movie Stabilization, Pause during recording, Still Image Capture, Time Trimming



Internal Memory : About 70MB
External Memory(Optional) : MMCplus(up to 2GB guaranteed 4bit 20MHz)
SD (up to 4GB guaranteed)
SDHC (up to 8GB guaranteed)
* Internal memory capacity is subject to change without prior notice.

File Format

Still Image : JPEG (DCF), EXIF 2.21, DPOF 1.1, PictBridge 1.0
Movie Clip :AVI (MPEG-4)
Audio : WAV

Image Size

9M : 3456X2592 pixels ,  , 
8MP : 3456X2304pixels
7MW : 3456X1944 pixels
5M : 2592×1944 pixels
3M : 2048×1536 pixels
1M : 1024×768 pixels


Digital output connector

USB 2.0


Microphone : Mono
Internal Speaker : Mono

Video Out

NTSC, PAL (user selectable)

DC power input Connector

20 pin



Power Source

Power Source

Rechargeable battery : SLB-0937(900mAh)
Adaptor : SAC-47, ,  SUC-C7H
* Included battery may vary depending on sales region.

Physical Specification

Dimensions (WxHxD)

91x 60 x 19 mm


124.2 g (without battery and card)

Operating Temperature

0 ~ 40 ,°C

Operating Humidity

5 ~ 85%



Samsung Master


For Windows

PC with processor better than Pentium 500MHz (Pentiumlll 800MHz recommended)
Windows 2000/XP/Vista
250 MB of available hard-disk space (Over 1GB recommend)
Minimum 256MB RAM (Over 512MB recommended)
USB port
CD-ROM drive
1024 ƒ-768 pixels, 16-bit color display compatible monitor
(24-bit color display recommended)
Microsoft DirectX 9.0C or later

For Macintosh

Power Mac G3 or later
Mac OS 10.3 or higher
Minimum 256MB RAM
110MB of available hard-disk space
USB port
CD-ROM drive

* Specifications are subject to change without prior notice.
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