Samsung WB2200F overview
Samsung WB2200F is Samsung's Small Sensor Superzoom camera first announced on January of 2014. It uses a 16 MegaPixel, BSI-CMOS 1/2.3" size sensor with a peak resolution of 4608 x 3456.
The WB2200F is scored #89 out of 244 in Small Sensor Superzoom cameras and all around #593 out of 1465 for cameras in our database. You can check out our Smart camera search to find camera rankings based on your personal requirements.
Below is a chart of various criteria used in the scoring system.
Samsung WB2200F family
The Samsung WB2200F is part of a family of products. You can view the complete list below.
Samsung WB2200F Gallery
You can look at the WB2200F from several angles in the gallery below.
Samsung WB2200F Pros and Cons
Here is a collection of advantages and disadvantages of the Samsung WB2200F based on factors that are normally seen as important in a camera.
Samsung WB2200F Sensor specs
The sensor specification in the Samsung WB2200F is 6.17mm x 4.55mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor has the ability to resolve 4608 x 3456 pixels using aspect ratios of 4:3 and 16:9. The camera has got Image Stabilization (Optical). Sensor stabilization is preferable than digital stabilization as the latter can easily cause cropping.NASA photographer chronicles decades-long effort constructing James Webb Space Telescope
The BSI-CMOS sensor boasts 16 megapixels and supports a native ISO range of 80 - 6400. Unfortunately, RAW format is not supported which means that you have less room to maneuver in post.
The image below shows the WB2200F's sensor size when compared to other common sizes. The WB2200F sensor comes with a crop factor of 5.8 and is outlined in green.G100D by Panasonic Features USB-C and Stunning OLED EVF
To get a sense of specific aspect ratios, you should refer to the visual below.
Samsung WB2200F dimensions
Samsung WB2200F is 1.56 pounds (708 gr or 24.97 oz) and features exterior size of 119mm x 122mm x 99mm (4.7" x 4.8" x 3.9"). The weight of general Small Sensor Superzoom camera is 387 gr so the Samsung WB2200F is weightier as compared to its rivals.Is Apple's Latest 'Shot on iPhone' Video Deceptive?
Below is a photo of the Samsung WB2200F alongside a softdrink to help you have a feel for its size.
The top view below will illustrate the button layout on the WB2200F.
Samsung WB2200F Lens details
The WB2200F has a fixed lens offering a focal range of 20-1200mm making it a 60.0 x zoom which is ideal and could let you zoom right in.
At it's widest 20mm, the lens provides an aperture of f2.8 and that is pretty sluggish and not good in low light circumstances and you might struggle to capture good bokeh. You will likely also have to increase your ISO setting resulting in noisy pictures. For the long end, 1200mm is excellent zoom and comes with f5.9 making it very sluggish and you may have to apply slow shutter speeds.
Samsung WB2200F Connectivity
The WB2200F has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- Wireless Yes
- NFC Yes
- HDMI Yes
Cameras that come with NFC or Bluetooth connectivity can easily be used wirelessly by smartphones. You can copy pictures and oftentimes adjust camera settings without the hassle of connecting straight with the camera.
Several apps also provide a Liveview and press the shutter whenever you aren't close to the camera. If the camera includes a HDMI out, it could be hooked up to an external display. Virtually all cameras will allow you to charge the battery with the USB socket.
Samsung WB2200F Video details
The highest video resolution in the Samsung WB2200F is 1920 x 1080 and it can record in MPEG-4 and AVCHD format. 1080p resolution can provide a good balance for quality and file size but FULL HD will not leave you with much room to downsample. The body doesn't include a mic or headphone socket which means you have absolutely no control over your sound. It is probably best to look into a different camera in case you need better sound in your video clips.
Samsung WB2200F Weather Sealing
Samsung WB2200F doesn't have weather proofing so rainy conditions may ruin the camera.
Samsung WB2200F Display and Viewfinder
The Samsung WB2200F houses a 3" fixed screen having a resolution of 460k dots.
Please note that the screen offers no touch support.Hasselblad and Oppo Join Forces to Create Next-Level 'HyperTone' Camera
The View Finder specs regarding Samsung WB2200F are the following:
- ViewFinder Electronic
- ViewFinder Resolution 200k dots
In those bright outdoor situations that make the camera screens washed out and tough to view, viewfinders can be very useful.
Samsung WB2200F Shutter details
Samsung WB2200F continuous shooting speed is 8.0 fps. The maximum shutter speed is 1/2000s.
Samsung WB2200F Flash and Hot shoe details
Samsung WB2200F has got just integrated flash with no external flash ability.
Samsung WB2200F Autofocusing details
Samsung WB2200F has got only Contrast Based Autofocus and lacks Phase Detect Autofocus. Phase Detection autofocusing is more snappier and accurate as compared to Contrast Based autofocusing. The camera boasts Face detect which makes it valuable for portrait photography.
It also has Tracking Autofocus for subjects on the move. Samsung WB2200F includes manual focusing when required for low light occasions or you need to have more exact focusing control.
Samsung WB2200F Battery life
The typical Small Sensor Superzoom camera battery life is 316. Fujifilm HS35EXR has the highest (600) battery life for this group of cameras.
Here is a list of Small Sensor Superzoom cameras that have the strongest battery life:
Samsung WB2200F for various categories of photography
The following bar chart shows a summation of the Samsung WB2200F for various categories of photography. To understand more, go to the specific paragraph below.
Samsung WB2200F Portrait photography factors
The Samsung WB2200F has a points total of 44 which is dreadful, and means the camera is not really good to use for portrait photography. Taking portrait images favors greatly towards sensor dimensions, RAW support along with the flexibility to work with external flash.
Samsung WB2200F Street photography factors
With a dreadful points tally of 40, the Samsung WB2200F is not really good to buy for street photography. A very good street photography camera comes with a fine balance of picture quality and portability.
Samsung WB2200F as a Sports photography camera
A moderate sports photography rating of 53 means the Samsung WB2200F is reasonably acceptable for shooting sports. A camera should have excellent focusing plus continuous shooting for sports photography.
Samsung WB2200F Travel photography information
Portability is super crucial when selecting a camera for travel. In general, the Samsung WB2200F gets a average 51 as a travelling camera which is somewhat acceptable to take with you on your holidays.
Samsung WB2200F Landscape photography details
If you find yourself looking to pick a camera for landscape photography, the most essential aspect will no doubt be image quality. The Samsung WB2200F at it's reasonable rating of 46 as a landscape camera is somewhat appropriate within the current market.
Samsung WB2200F Vlogging info
A vlogging camera preferably should offer a moving screen, microphone input and preferably image stabilization. Considering all things, the Samsung WB2200F is not really good for vlogging as it gets a dreadful rating of 25.
Samsung WB2200F Alternatives
If you are in the market for alternatives to the WB2200F, below is a range of the top rated cameras which fall in to the category of Small Sensor Superzoom.
The graph here will give you an overview of the WB2200F compared to it's top rated competitors suggested earlier.
These are various other cameras you might take a look at as alternate options. To look at a complete comparison, go to the "compare" link.