Samsung AF Slim Zoom Review

Samsung AF Slim Zoom Review

The Samsung AF-SLIM Zoom is a 35mm film camera that was introduced in the 1990s. It's a compact and lightweight camera that was designed with ease of use in mind, but with no compromise on camera features. We love the AF-SLIM Zoom, it can do pretty much anything you would want your point and shoot to be able to and the photos were awesome.

Design and Build Quality

First things first, the Samsung AF-SLIM Zoom has a simple and sleek design, with a lightweight plastic body that makes it easy to carry around and pretty durable too, even without a case. The camera is small enough to fit in your pocket, and the lens auto retracts into the camera body for protection when you turn it off.

Lens and Image Quality

The Samsung AF-SLIM Zoom's zoom lens produces great images, although not always as sharp as some other 35mm film cameras. If you like a vintage photo look, then the AF-SLIM is a great option, just be sure to be aware of your lighting conditions and adjust the settings accordingly - we had a few blurry photos in our roll before we mastered this! 

The camera has a zoom lens that ranges from 38mm to 70mm, providing a decent range for capturing a variety of subjects. The camera also features a built-in flash, which can be adjusted to provide a fill light in bright daylight.

Here are some example shots taken with the Samsung AF-SLIM Zoom:

Samsung AF Slim Zoom Example Photo

Photoshoot taken on Samsung AF Slim Zoom

Beach taken on Samsung AF Slim Zoom

Ease of Use

The Samsung AF-SLIM Zoom is a really user-friendly camera that's so easy to operate. The camera has automatic exposure settings and autofocus, which makes it ideal for beginners or anyone who wants a simple point-and-shoot camera. The camera also features a self-timer and multiple exposure settings, providing some creative flexibility for more experienced photographers. Loading and unloading film is also straightforward, with the camera featuring an automatic film advance and rewind system.

Price and Value

The Samsung AF-SLIM Zoom is pretty well priced for the amount of features it has, making it an affordable option for anyone looking to get into film photography. Its compact size and user-friendly design make it a good value for anyone looking for a simple and convenient point-and-shoot film camera.


This camera performs well in good lighting conditions, but can be quite grainy in low-light situations. The camera's metering system is reliable and produces well-exposed images in most situations. However, the camera does struggle with backlit scenes, where subjects can come out underexposed.


In conclusion, the Samsung AF-SLIM Zoom is an easy to use 35mm film camera that can produce some really great photos. Its compact size and user-friendly design make it a great option for casual photographers or anyone looking for a simple backup camera. The range of settings makes it fun to use and exciting to develop, but if you’re looking for perfect image quality every time, you may want to check out another model!

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