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Samsung WB2200F
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Samsung WB2200F Digital Camera

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16.4MP 60x CMOS Dec 2014
Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser Sensor Type Release Date
60x Optical Zoom, 20mm Ultra Wide-Angle Lens Up close or far away, get the in the middle of the action with the 20-1200mm ultra wide-angle and super-telephoto lens. The 60x optical zoom makes sure... More
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Samsung WB2200F Smart Camera Digital: Specs, Pics, reviews 2014
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Samsung WB2200F FullHD Full 60x Optical Zoom

32 Reasons For

Two Industry Awards

This bridge camera camera received a "Recommended" from both Ephotozine and Digitaltrends.com, both of which concluded that this camera was good.

Average User Reviews

On average, based on 15 user reviews this digital camera has an overall user rating of 78%.

Good Quality Pictures

Some people mentioned in their reviews that it was able to produce good images. Jbc mentioned on Amazon “Even at that magnification really good images are possible such as wildlife” in their review of this digital camera. Two years ago M. C. wrote on Amazon “I chose this camera because I wanted an intermediate camera which is able to take decent pictures and had a decent zoom without dragging all my Canon equipments with me” in their review and rated the product 5 stars. M. C. also mentioned “The pictures are very sharp and the colours vivid”.

Good Quality Lens

Six people reckoned that this digital camera had a good zoom. M. C. mentioned on Amazon “The feature I love best is its fantastic zoom” in their review and scored it 5 stars. Steffi Lewis mentioned on Amazon “It hunts quite a lot at full 60x zoom and the image quality isn't that great at that range” in their review of the Samsung WB2200F. Expert review site Ephotozine.com gave the product a rating of 4 stars and mentioned “The Samsung WB2200F is a new ultra zoom bridge camera from Samsung with a vertical”.

One person who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it had a good image stabiliser. Ephotozine.com scored it 4 stars and mentioned in their Samsung WB2200F review “A 60x optical zoom lens, equivalent to 20-1200mm in 35mm terms, optical image stabilisation and full HD”.

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Good Technical Features

Three Samsung WB2200F reviewers who reviewed it reckoned that it had good features. Geoff D wrote in their review of the Samsung WB2200F “Massive features, bit bulkier than I had hoped for.”. Jbc mentioned on Amazon “The camera has excellent features including WiFi although some of the features only work with Samsung mobile devices” in their review.

Easy to Use

Several people who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was easy to use. Geoff D mentioned “Easy to use for the money”.

One person who purchased it considered that it was easy to use the menus. Mr. Lennard C. Gill mentioned on Amazon two years ago “Controls are strangely weird to operate and do not in any way make a lot of sense or is the Software/Menu helpful”.

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Reasonably Priced

Two people wrote in their reviews that it was good value for money. In October Jbc said in their review of the Samsung WB2200F on Amazon “Excellent Value Great Features” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100. M. C. scored the product 5 stars and said in their review of the Samsung WB2200F “Overhall price for money it is an excellent camera ideal to take on holiday with you”.

Samsung Cameras Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all Samsung cameras and also specifically for Samsung bridge camera digital cameras and found that in both cases Samsung had good ratings compared to other manufacturers.

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Good Support

One customer mentioned that it had good technical guidance. Ephotozine.com said on Ephotozine “This is designed to help you get the best grip possible when using a lot of optical zoom” in their Samsung WB2200F review.

Good Connectivity

One Samsung WB2200F owner said in their reviews that the Samsung WB2200F was wifi compatible.

Good Product Quality

One customer who reviewed it thought it was good quality. Steffi Lewis mentioned in their review of this digital camera in October last year “Probably go for the better image quality over that massive zoom instead” and scored this digital camera 4 stars.

Very Big Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 60 times zoom factor, the WB2200F has one of the biggest optical zooms amongst bridge camera digital cameras of this age. Across all the cameras of this age and spec the optical zooms range from 1.3x to 65x.

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Supports WiFi Connectivity

The WB2200F supports WiFi connectivity. Most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to the WB2200F do not support WiFi connectivity.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Samsung WB2200F supports Full HD video. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago also support Full HD video.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The WB2200F has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras that have been available for around the same time as the WB2200F also have a built-in flash.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available including the Kodak Pixpro AZ251[plb_2452647_price], or the Fujifilm FinePix S2980[plb_1469314_price] which has better reviews.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The WB2200F has an image stabiliser, as do most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

There are a number of other digital cameras with an image stabiliser currently available which you might want to look at including the Kodak Pixpro AZ251[plb_2452647_price], or the Fujifilm FinePix S2980[plb_1469314_price] which has better reviews.

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Quite High Megapixel Count

The lowest megapixel count of cameras that were released more than two years ago is 12MP, the highest is 21MP, and the average megapixel count is 16MP. With a megapixel count of 16.4 megapixels, the WB2200F has a quite high megapixel count compared to most of the other cameras that are a comparable age to the WB2200F.

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length

The maximum focal lengths of cameras that have been around for around the same time as the WB2200F range from 84mm to 1,600mm. The WB2200F has one of the longer maximum focal lengths (1,200 millimeter) amongst bridge camera digital cameras of this age.

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Quite Large Maximum Memory Card Size

The average maximum memory card size of cameras of a similar type and age to the WB2200F is 38GB, and the maximum memory card sizes range from 8GB to 130GB. At 64 gigabytes, the Samsung WB2200F has a fairly large maximum memory card size compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to the WB2200F.

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Has Seven White Balance Modes

The WB2200F has a greater number of white balance modes than most comparable spec cameras that came out more than two years ago. This camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most commonly found white balance mode found on similar spec cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Fluorescent H", "Fluorescent L" and "Tungsten" are also found on this Samsung camera.

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Very Big Battery Capacity

Digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the WB2200F have battery capacities of between 890mAh and 1,500mAh. With a battery capacity of 1,410 milliampere * hour, the WB2200F has one of the biggest battery capacities amongst bridge camera digital cameras of this age.

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1.4 HDMI Version

The Samsung WB2200F supports a newer HDMI version than most similar spec cameras that were launched more than two years ago. This camera supports a 1.4 HDMI version, whereas most cameras of this spec and age support a 1.3 HDMI version. Digital cameras that are a similar age to the WB2200F HDMI versions range from 1.3 to 1.4b.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many bridge camera digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Samsung WB2200F is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels digital camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by cameras that have been available for around the same time as the WB2200F. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this camera. This digital camera also supports a video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution is actually the best supported video resolution amongst all bridge camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the WB2200F.

A 320 x 240 pixels video resolution is the worst supported video resolution amongst comparable types of camera.

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Supports Eight ISO Speeds

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Samsung WB2200F is more than most digital cameras of this type and age. The most frequently supported ISO speed is 160, but this ISO speed is not supported by this digital camera. The ISO speeds 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400 and Auto are also supported by this camera.

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H.264 Video Format

This camera supports an AVC|H.264|MP4|MPEG4 video format, which is the most frequently supported video format on cameras of this age and spec.

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± 2EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

This camera has a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is the most commonly found light exposure correction on digital cameras of this spec and age.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras of this type and age.

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TFT Display

The Samsung WB2200F has a TFT display which is better than the LCD display found on most comparable spec cameras that have been around for a similar time to it. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight.

A TFT display is actually the best display across all digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the WB2200F.

An LCD display is the worst display across comparable types of digital camera.

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Supports One Power Source

The WB2200F has a greater number of power sources than most cameras of a similar spec and age to it. This digital camera supports a Battery power source, which is the most frequently supported power source supported by comparable spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as the WB2200F.

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Auto Focus

This camera has an Auto focus, which is the most commonly found focus on cameras that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length

The average minimum focal length of bridge camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the WB2200F is 24mm. When compared to other bridge camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago that we have assessed the minimum focal length of, the Samsung WB2200F's minimum focal length of only 20 millimeters is one of the shortest.

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17 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Poor

Based on ten expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Techradar and PC Mag the average expert rating of this Samsung digital camera is 63%. The camera expert review sites aren't convinced by this bridge camera camera.

Unacceptable Noise Level

One Samsung WB2200F owner who reviewed it concluded that it was not noisy. Pcmag.com mentioned on PC Mag “It suffers from image noise and slow autofocus” and gave it a rating of 50 out of 100.

Not Good in Terms of Size

One Samsung WB2200F reviewer who bought the product mentioned that it was not heavy and bulky. Expert review site Digitaltrends.com wrote “If you can get beyond its rather unusual shape and bulky size” nonetheless they still gave the product a rating of 4 stars.

Does Not Support Video Recording

Like most of the other cameras of this age and type, the WB2200F does not support video recording.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with a video recording and we think the Kodak Pixpro AZ251[plb_2452647_price], or the Fujifilm FinePix S2980[plb_1469314_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other cameras of this type and age, the WB2200F is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a GPS

Like most of the other cameras that were released more than two years ago, the Samsung WB2200F does not have a GPS.

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Not Waterproof

The Samsung WB2200F is not waterproof, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other cameras of this age and spec are also not waterproof.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The digital zooms of cameras of a comparable spec and age to the WB2200F range from 2x to 130x. The WB2200F has one of the smaller digital zooms (only 2 times zoom factor) amongst similar spec digital cameras of this age.

If this digital camera digital zoom is too small for you then you might want to consider the Kodak Pixpro AZ251[plb_2452647_price] (4x) which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Big Maximum Aperture

At only 2.8, the WB2200F has a fairly big maximum aperture compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that were launched more than two years ago. The average maximum aperture of digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the WB2200F is 6.7.

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Only Features Five Flash Modes

The WB2200F has a greater number of flash modes than most digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. This digital camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most frequently featured flash mode featured on bridge camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the WB2200F. The flash modes "Fill-in", "Flash off", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this camera.

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Only Has Seven Shooting Modes

The WB2200F has a greater number of shooting modes than most comparable spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. This camera has an Auto shooting mode, which is the most frequently found shooting mode found on bridge camera digital cameras that came out around the same time as the WB2200F. The shooting modes "Aperture priority", "Manual", "Movie", "Program", "Scene" and "Shutter priority" are also found on this Samsung camera.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The internal memory of cameras of a similar age and spec to the WB2200F range from 8MB to 200MB. The WB2200F has one of the smaller internal memory (only 17 megabytes) amongst digital cameras of this age.

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Very Short Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

The average maximum camera shutter speed of bridge camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the WB2200F is 20s. The WB2200F has a quite short maximum camera shutter speed (only 8 seconds) compared to most of the other cameras of this type and age.

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Heavy

With a weight of 618 grams, the Samsung WB2200F is quite heavy compared to most of the other cameras of this age and spec. The lightest bridge camera camera that was released more than two years ago is 120g and the heaviest is 910g.

If you are not worried about having a heavier weight then you might also want to look at the Fujifilm FinePix S2980[plb_1469314_price] (341g) which also has a higher rating.

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Only One Supported Battery

The WB2200F is a one supported battery digital camera.

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Quite Large Minimum Aperture

With a minimum aperture of 5.9, the WB2200F has one of the larger minimum apertures amongst comparable spec digital cameras of this age. The smallest minimum aperture of similar spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago is 2.6 and the largest is 19.

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Very Tall

When compared to other digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the WB2200F that we have checked, the height of the WB2200F of 121.8 millimeters is one of the tallest. The shortest camera of a comparable age and type to the WB2200F is 56mm tall and the tallest is 130mm.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Samsung WB2200F

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this bridge camera camera was released.

Average Screen Size

At 3 inches, the WB2200F has a relatively typical screen size compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been available for a similar time to the WB2200F.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 3" screen digital cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm FinePix S2980[plb_1469314_price], or the Kodak Pixpro AZ251[plb_2452647_price].

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SD Memory Card

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is the most frequently supported memory card on similar spec digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

If you would prefer a camera with a better memory card type then you might also want to consider the Fujifilm FinePix S2980[plb_1469314_price] (SD|SDHC), or the Kodak Pixpro AZ251[plb_2452647_price] (SD|SDHC) which is also higher rated.

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MOS Sensor Type

The WB2200F has a MOS sensor type which is better than most similar spec digital cameras that have been available for more than two years. Most similar spec cameras that were released more than two years ago have a CCD sensor type.

Digital cameras with a better sensor type that might also be worth looking at include the Fujifilm FinePix S2980[plb_1469314_price] (CCD), or the Kodak Pixpro AZ251[plb_2452647_price] (CCD) 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 Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Focusing
Auto Focus
Auto Focus Assist Beam
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range
Super Macro Focusing Range
Focus
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
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
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Analog Signal Format
Video Resolution
Resolution and Capture Speed
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
Display Resolution
Viewfinder
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI Port
USB Version
HDMI Version
Camera
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Self-Timer
Scene Mode
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Battery Capacity
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Operating System/software
System Requirements
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Technical Details
Built-In Speaker
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Near Field Communication
Wireless LAN Type
Certificates
Other Features
Built-In Flash
Special Features

2 Awards

Ephotozine Recommended Digitaltrends.com Recommended Product

Expert Reviews

(12)
28 June 2014

It feels odd at first, but the WB2200F grows on you the more you use it. The size added by the vertical grip is forgivable as it also adds extra battery life, but the problems with the AF system...

27 June 2014

The first impression you get of Samsung's WB2200F smart camera is that it's square. Vertical grips have been common on cameras for many years, with add on units available for most DSLRs along with... Read more…

So how do you make a new ultra-zoom bridge camera stand out from the crowd? A massive focal length range is a good start, and the WB2200F's 60x optical zoom ? equivalent to 20-1200mm in... Read more…

17 June 2014

The Samsung WB2200F's 60x lens can capture virtually any scene, but it suffers from image noise and slow autofocus...

10 June 2014

If you can get beyond its rather unusual shape and bulky size, the WB2200F is a mega-zoom we can easily recommend. Available for $450, it's a better performer than the Nikon P600 and, based on...

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User Reviews

(11)
Reviewed 12 June 2016 by Lindylou
(Verified Purchase)

Fault developed within six months of purchase as screen intermittently refuses to 'turn off'. Unreliable.

Reviewed 25 May 2016 by JBC
(Verified Purchase)

Free delivery and arrived within 2 days of ordering in protective packaging. The camera has excellent features including WiFi although some of the features only work with Samsung mobile devices.... Read more…

Reviewed 21 February 2016 by MR P E WATTS
(Verified Purchase)

Super camera, delivered very fast...

Reviewed 5 January 2016 by Richard Evans
(Verified Purchase)

Great buy...

(Verified Purchase)

Very pleased with camera but insufficient use to date to comment technically.

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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung wb2200, samsung wb2200f, samsung ecwb2200, samsung ecwb2200b, samsung ecwb2200bp, samsung ecwb2200bpb, samsung ecwb2200bpbu, samsung ecwb2200bpbus
Barcodes 00887276959993, 08806085922648, 08806085950573, 08806085997721

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