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Samsung PL80

alaTest has collected and analyzed 68 reviews of Samsung PL80. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Comments about the design and zoom are generally positive. The image quality and size also get good feedback. Comments about the durability and screen are mixed. The memory and viewfinder get critical reviews.

usability, size, image quality, zoom, design

price, viewfinder, memory

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Samsung PL80 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Samsung PL80

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Samsung PL80 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2019

Expert review by : Trusted Reviews (trustedreviews.com)

Samsung PL80

 

With 5x zoom and optical image stabilisation, is the PL80 good value for money?

May, 2011

Expert review by : Expert Reviews Staff (expertreviews.co.uk)

Samsung PL80 review

 

While the PL80 looks good and is well made, its picture quality left us a little underwhelmed.

May, 2010

Expert review by : What Digital Camera (whatdigitalcamera.com)

Samsung PL80 review

 

The Samsung PL80 is a 12 MP compact camera with a 5x optical zoom, and an impressively low price

Aug, 2010

Expert review by : Kevin Carter (macuser.co.uk)

Samsung PL80

 

Samsung has long wanted a slice of the lucrative digital compact camera market, but past offerings have often failed to excite. While shunning some of the quirky designs and dubious build of previous entry-level models, the new PL80, with its a...

We had high hopes for the Samsung PL80 - it certainly looks good on paper and feels well made - but the lacklustre performance means that we were left feeling somewhat underwhelmed

May, 2010

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Samsung PL80/PL81

 

The camera focuses very quickly, ability to zoom while recording video also handy, Image Quality is very good, nice brushed metal effect on front, 5x optical zoom is smooth and quiet.

Processing time takes a little long after a picture but this may be down to my memory card.

Nov, 2014

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Samsung PL80/PL81

 

Small, light, easy to use, sturdy

Jan, 2012

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Samsung PL80/PL81

 

simple to use, great picture quality

Oct, 2011

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Samsung PL80/PL81

 

Small, light, easy to use, sturdy

None

Sep, 2011

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Samsung PL80/PL81

 

The picture's i take are brilliant and the video sound/picture is great also, and the features are good especially the beauty shot.

Mar, 2011

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Samsung PL80/PL81

 

Nice colour and metallic feel Good picture quality (as far as you would need for a point & shoot!) Good range of features Easy to use and upload onto the computer

I recieved this camera (the PL81 model in purple) for Christmas and after using it literally only 4-5 times between now and then, I found that there was a black mark in the corner of the screen where the pixels had died and the screen had bled. A...

Mar, 2011

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