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Samsung WB200F
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Samsung WB200F Digital Camera

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14.2MP 18x CCD Oct 2013
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Samsung WB200F Camera Review and Unboxing

38 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Good

The average expert rating of this camera is 80% based on three expert reviews from sites including Chip.de, dkamera.de and parentesis.com. This means that experts are not that keen on this Samsung camera.

User Reviews Are Good

The average user rating of this digital camera is 84% based on 18 user reviews.

Reasonably Priced

A few Samsung WB200F owners said that the Samsung WB200F was good value for money. Ben mentioned in his review of this digital camera “Overall very good value for money”. Two years ago Rebekka Barrow mentioned in their review “Great price, great camera”. Also two years ago Stuart mentioned in his review of the Samsung WB200F on Amazon “Carried on shooting ! Very clear photos, great zoom, amazing for the price !”.

Good Quality Lens

A number of people mentioned that the product had a good zoom. Amazon Customer said three years ago “The 18x optical zoom is great compared to the old 4x I had on another camera” .

Good Quality Pictures

A few Samsung WB200F reviewers who bought it thought it was able to produce good images. D. Park mentioned in their Samsung WB200F review “Bought this camera as a present for my wife as it seemed to offer excellent functionality for sharing photos via facebook, email” however despite that they scored it 20 out of 100. Stuart mentioned “Great pictures !” and scored it very highly.

Good Product Quality

Three customers agreed that it was good quality. 1986kate mentioned on Amazon “The only downside is when I came to Edit the video the quality didn't seem to be as good as when looking at it on the camera screen” in their review of this digital camera. Ben mentioned on Amazon “High quality” in his Samsung WB200F review.

Good Technical Features

Two Samsung WB200F reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the Samsung WB200F had good features. Rebekka Barrow said in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “Amazing camera, so many cool features”. Tia's Mummy said “Has lots of features and the reviews” in their Samsung WB200F review.

Samsung Has Good Camera Reviews

Samsung has good average reviews for its compact camera digital cameras as well as across its entire camera range compared to other brands.

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Nice Design

One customer said in their reviews that the Samsung WB200F was neat. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “The flash tucks itself away neatly in the camera” in their review of this digital camera.

Good Connectivity

One Samsung WB200F reviewer who purchased it mentioned that it was able to connect to the internet. Three years ago Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “It will upload to the cloud, FB, picasa and a few other sites (as long as you have a wifi network that connects to internet) effortlessly” in their review of the Samsung WB200F and gave the product a rating of 5 stars.

Good Size

One Samsung WB200F owner concluded that the product was compact. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “Like most compact digitals”.

Easy to Use

One Samsung WB200F reviewer who purchased the product concluded that it was easy to use. Anax said in their review of this digital camera “This is a stunning little camera, really intuitive”.

Good Battery Life

One Samsung WB200F owner who reviewed this digital camera considered that it had a good battery life. Ben rated the product as very good and he wrote two years ago “Battery life seems good so far as it has never run out when I've been out” in his review of this digital camera.

Robust

One person mentioned that the Samsung WB200F was well made. Anax mentioned on Amazon two years ago “I suppose one of the biggest surprises is just how solid and substantial it feels” and scored the Samsung WB200F very highly.

Good Flash

One Samsung WB200F owner who reviewed this digital camera thought it had a good flash.

Good Support

One customer who purchased the Samsung WB200F reckoned that it had good technical guidance. Mrs V Donohue wrote on Amazon “The only downside I have about it is that there is little instruction with the camera.”.

Good Video Capture

One Samsung WB200F reviewer who reviewed this digital camera thought it was good for video recording.

CCD Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CCD sensor type, which is the most commonly found sensor type on compact camera digital cameras that came out around the same time as it. CCD sensors produce high quality, low-noise images but consume a lot more power than CMOS sensors. CCD is the most common image sensor type used in digital cameras.

It may also be worth considering one of the other digital cameras that have a CCD sensor currently available including because of it's better review score, the Nikon Coolpix S5100, or the SeaLife DC1400 Pro Duo.

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Supports WiFi Connectivity

The Samsung WB200F supports WiFi connectivity. Most of the other digital cameras that have been available for more than two years do not support WiFi connectivity.

There are a number of alternative digital cameras which support WiFi connectivity currently available which you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Nikon Coolpix P520.

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SD Memory Card

This digital camera supports an SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is typical of many cameras of this type and age. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

There are a number of other digital cameras that support an SDHC|SDXC memory currently available that you might want to look at including the WB150 (£269.99), or the WB850F both from Samsung which has better reviews.

Cameras with a better memory card type that might also be worth considering include the Fujifilm FinePix X10 (SD|SDHC|SDXC), the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ35 (SD|SDHC|SDXC), or the Sigma DP3 Merrill (MMC|SD|SDHC|SDXC) which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Big Optical Zoom

Across all the cameras of this age and type the optical zooms range from 2.7x to 63x. At 18 times zoom factor, the Samsung WB200F has a quite big optical zoom compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

There are a number of alternative 18x optical zoom digital cameras currently available which you might also want to consider including the WB150 (£269.99), the WB150F (£269.99), or the WB250F (£99.99) all from Samsung which has better reviews.

If this compact camera camera optical zoom is too small for you then you might want to consider the Canon PowerShot SX280 HS (£226.68) (20x and higher rated).

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The Samsung WB200F has an image stabiliser. Most of the other similar spec cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the WB200F also have an image stabiliser.

Alternative cameras with an image stabiliser currently available which you might want to look at include the Fujifilm FinePix X10 which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Samsung WB200F has a built-in flash. Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the WB200F also have a built-in flash.

We compared this camera to all the other cameras with a built-in flash and we think the Fujifilm FinePix X10, and the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Quite Large Maximum Memory Card Size

The smallest maximum memory card size of comparable spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as the WB200F is 1GB and the largest is 130GB. The Samsung WB200F has a quite large maximum memory card size (64 gigabytes) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to the WB200F.

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4320 X 3240 Still Image Resolution

The Samsung WB200F has a 4320 x 3240 still image resolution which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution found on most digital cameras of this type and age. This Samsung digital camera also have still image resolutions of 1024 x 768, 1920 x 1080, 1984 x 1488, 2592 x 1944, 2832 x 2832, 3648 x 2736 and 4320 x 2432 and 4320 x 2880. Across all digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the WB200F the worst still image resolution is 384 x 480 and the best is 5152 x 3864.

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Quite Big Combined Zoom

At 90 times zoom factor, the Samsung WB200F has a quite big combined zoom compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to the WB200F. The smallest combined zoom of compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago is 3x, the biggest is 1,600x, and the average combined zoom is 50x.

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length

The Samsung WB200F has a quite long maximum focal length (432 millimeters) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to the WB200F. Cameras that have been available for around the same time as the WB200F have maximum focal lengths of between 0.28mm and 1,800mm, and the average maximum focal length is 250mm.

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2 USB Version

This digital camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Supports Two Image Formats

The number of supported image formats on the Samsung WB200F is more than most digital cameras of this spec and age. This digital camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by cameras of a similar age and spec to the WB200F. The image format "EXIF" is also supported by this Samsung camera.

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Has Three Light Exposure Modes

The number of light exposure modes found on the Samsung WB200F is more than most compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The most commonly found light exposure mode is Auto, but this light exposure mode is not found on this camera. The light exposure modes Aperture priority AE, Manual and Shutter priority AE are also found on this Samsung digital camera.

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Supports Two Camera File Systems

The Samsung WB200F has a greater number of camera file systems than most digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it. The most frequently supported camera file system is Exif 2.3, but this camera file system is not supported by this Samsung camera. The camera file systems DCF and Exif 2.21 are also supported by this camera.

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Fairly Long Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

At 16 seconds, the Samsung WB200F has a fairly long maximum camera shutter speed compared to most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to the WB200F. The average maximum camera shutter speed of cameras that are a comparable age to the WB200F is 14s.

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Quite Short Flash Recharging Time

The flash recharging times of compact camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the WB200F range from 0.0005s to 15s, and the average flash recharging time is 6s. The Samsung WB200F has one of the shorter flash recharging times (only 4 seconds) amongst similar spec digital cameras of this age.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Samsung WB200F is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by cameras that are a similar age to the WB200F. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this digital camera. In addition, this camera supports a video resolution of 320 x 240 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080). The video resolution of all compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the WB200F ranges from 320 x 240 pixels to 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Features Three Light Metering Modes

The number of light metering modes featured on the Samsung WB200F is more than most digital cameras of this age and type. This camera features a Centre-weighted light metering mode, which is the most commonly featured light metering mode featured on cameras of a comparable type and age to the WB200F. The light metering modes "Evaluative (Multi-pattern)" and "Spot" are also featured on this Samsung digital camera.

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Quite Small Minimum RAM Requirement

With a minimum RAM requirement of only 256 megabytes, the Samsung WB200F has one of the smaller minimum RAM requirement amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age. The average minimum RAM requirement of compact camera digital cameras that have been available for more than two years is 360MB.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length

The shortest minimum focal length of compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the WB200F is 5mm and the longest is 120mm. With a minimum focal length of only 24 millimeters, the Samsung WB200F has a quite short minimum focal length compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the WB200F.

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Quite Small Minimum ISO Speed

The Samsung WB200F has one of the smaller minimum ISO speed (only 80) amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age. The smallest minimum ISO speed of cameras of a comparable age and spec to the WB200F is 10 and the biggest is 1,600.

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13 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Video Recording

The Samsung WB200F does not support video recording. Most of the other cameras of this type and age do support video recording.

It is worth considering alternative digital cameras which also support video recording including the Fujifilm FinePix X10.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Samsung WB200F does not support Full HD video, although this is within the context that most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago also do not support Full HD video.

There are a number of alternative digital cameras which also support Full HD video which you might want to look at including the Fujifilm FinePix X10, or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most cameras that were released more than two years ago are not 3D compatible. The Samsung WB200F is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

Digital cameras which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the Canon PowerShot A3300 IS (£59.99) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a GPS

The Samsung WB200F does not have a GPS. Most of the other digital cameras of this type and age also do not have a GPS.

Other cameras which also have a GPS that you might want to look at include the Canon IXUS 140, or the Sony DSC-HX400V (£282.99) which also has a higher rating.

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Not Waterproof

Most digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the WB200F are not waterproof. The Samsung WB200F is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Only Features Five Flash Modes

The number of flash modes featured on the Samsung WB200F is more than most digital cameras of this spec and age. This camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most frequently featured flash mode featured on compact camera digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. The flash modes "Fill-in", "Flash off", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Samsung camera.

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Very Small Internal Memory

Compact camera digital cameras that came out more than two years ago have internal memory of between 1MB and 8.2GB, and the average internal memory is 330MB. At only 9.5 megabytes, the Samsung WB200F has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the WB200F.

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Only Has Four Shooting Modes

The number of shooting modes found on the Samsung WB200F is more than most digital cameras of this spec and age. This Samsung digital camera has an Auto shooting mode, which is the most commonly found shooting mode found on digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the WB200F. The shooting modes "Movie", "Program" and "Scene" are also found on this Samsung camera.

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Only Supports One Audio Format

The Samsung WB200F has a greater number of audio formats than most similar spec cameras that have been around for more than two years. The most commonly supported audio format is WAV, but this audio format is not supported by this camera. The audio formats AAC are also supported by this Samsung camera.

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Only Has One Image Editing Mode

The Samsung WB200F has a greater number of image editing modes than most comparable spec cameras that have been around for more than two years. The most frequently found image editing mode is Resizing, but this image editing mode is not found on this Samsung camera. The image editing modes Trimming are also found on this camera.

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Only Has Three Playback Modes

The Samsung WB200F has a greater number of camera playback modes than most digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. This Samsung digital camera has a Movie playback mode, which is the most frequently found playback mode found on similar spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the WB200F. The playback modes "Single image" and "Slide show" are also found on this camera.

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Only ± 2EV (1/2EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

The Samsung WB200F has a wider light exposure correction than most compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as it. This camera has a ± 2EV (1/2EV step) light exposure correction, whereas most comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to it have a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction.

This digital camera's light exposure correction (± 2EV (1/2EV step)) is actually the worst light exposure correction across all similar spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as the WB200F.

The best light exposure correction across similar types of digital camera is ± 3EV (1/3EV step).

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Only Has Eight White Balance Modes

The number of white balance modes found on the Samsung WB200F is more than most digital cameras of this age and type. This Samsung camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most commonly found white balance mode found on compact camera digital cameras that came out around the same time as the WB200F. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Fluorescent H", "Fluorescent L", "Manual" and "Tungsten" are also found on this camera.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Samsung WB200F

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this compact camera camera was released.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 3 inches, the Samsung WB200F has a relatively average screen size compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the WB200F.

We compared this camera to all the other 3" screen cameras and we think the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

Cameras with a larger screen size that might be worth looking at include the Nikon Coolpix P520 (3.2") which is also higher rated.

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Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 5 times zoom factor, the Samsung WB200F has a pretty average digital zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the WB200F.

Alternative 5x digital zoom digital cameras currently available which you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Samsung WB250F (£99.99).

If you would prefer a digital camera with a bigger digital zoom then you might also want to consider the Kodak Pixpro FZ151 (£59.00) (6x).

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Average Weight

The Samsung WB200F has a fairly standard weight (184 grams) compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to the WB200F.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 184g cameras currently available including the Samsung WB250F (£99.99), or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 which has better reviews.

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Average Megapixel Count

The Samsung WB200F has a fairly standard megapixel count (14.2 megapixels) compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the WB200F.

There are a number of alternative 14.2MP cameras currently available which you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the WB150 (£269.99), or the WB250F (£99.99) both from Samsung.

If you are looking for a higher megapixel count then you might want to look at the Canon IXUS 150 (£131.99) (16MP) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Image Stabiliser
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Total Megapixel Count
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Combined Zoom
Focusing
Auto Focus
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range
Manual Focusing Range
Manual Focusing Range
Focus
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Mode
Tele Flash Range
Flash Recharging Time
Flash Range
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Analog Signal Format
Video Resolution
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Format
Voice Recording
Memory
Memory Card
Internal Memory
Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Resolution
Ports & Interfaces
USB Connector Type
HDMI Port
USB Version
USB Connector
Camera
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Image Editing Mode
Camera File System
Playback Mode
Scene Mode
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
System Requirements
Minimum RAM Requirement
Minimum Hard Disk Space Requirement
Packaging Content
Battery Included
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Other Features
Built-In Flash

3 Awards

teknokulis.com Gold CNET.co.uk Editor's Choice PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended

Expert Reviews

(17)
28 August 2012

Shooting with the Samsung ST200F is a pleasure. It's easy to use, has a decent specification and is full of interesting features. We like the updated menu system such as the good quality icons for...

PhotographyBlog.com

19 June 2012

The Samsung ST200F is extraordinary value for money. It reliably produces vibrant, accurate results that are a true reflection of the original subject matter. The inclusion of built-in Wi-Fi makes...

CNET.co.uk

28 May 2012

Considering the camera features, particularly the 10x optical zoom and Wi-Fi connectivity, the ST200F looks like good value for money. Although we were able to upload directly to Facebook, we...

24 April 2012
1 September 2013

"Het bewijs dat camera's met een krachtige langeafstandszoom niet langer groot en log hoeven te zijn" , schrijft Samsung op haar website over de nieuwe Samsung ST200F. Deze compactcamera met tien... Read more…

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User Reviews

(18)
Reviewed 21 July 2016 by 1986Kate

Brought this camera 3 years ago now to film our Honey moon it did a great job. The only downside is when I came to Edit the video the quality didn't seem to be as good as when looking at it on the... Read more…

Reviewed 5 December 2015 by Mr. R. T. Barnes
(Verified Purchase)

Great camera...

Reviewed 28 November 2015 by Jay
(Verified Purchase)

Arrived in good time and very good product...

Reviewed 8 April 2015 by Mrs M R Rock
(Verified Purchase)

Broke after 3 weeks of use... now stuck with camera case I don't need and incompatible memory card..

Reviewed 27 October 2014 by Mark appleyard
(Verified Purchase)

Nice kit this does more than you can imagine hold it steady plz...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung wb200, samsung wb200f, samsung ecwb200, samsung optical5, samsung ecwb200f, samsung ecwb200fb, samsung optical5x, samsung ecwb200fbp, samsung ecwb200fbpw, samsung ecwb200fbpb, samsung ecwb200fbpwu, samsung ecwb200fbpbc, samsung ecwb200fbpwus, samsung ecwb200fbpbca
Barcodes 00617401923632, 00887276011882, 00887276021874, 08806085362673, 08806085362680, 08806085411104, 08806085413801

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