Samsung WB350F summary
Samsung WB350F is Samsung's Small Sensor Superzoom camera first revealed on January of 2014. The camera uses a 16MP, BSI-CMOS 1/2.3" sized sensor and has a max resolution of 4608 x 3456.
The WB350F places at #92 out of 244 in Small Sensor Superzoom cameras & over all #586 out of 1453 for digital cameras in our database. You should check our Smart camera finder to find camera rankings based on your personal requirements.
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Samsung WB350F family
The Samsung WB350F has a history of related digital cameras. Below, you can see all previous and more recent models as well as main specifications.
Samsung WB350F Gallery
You can see the WB350F from various angles in the gallery here.
Samsung WB350F Pros and Cons
Below is a list of benefits and drawbacks of the Samsung WB350F based on aspects that are typically considered crucial in a camera.
Samsung WB350F Sensor details
The sensor measurement in the Samsung WB350F is 6.17mm x 4.55mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor can capture 4608 x 3456 pixels at aspect ratios of 4:3. The camera has Image Stabilization (Optical). Optical stabilization is superior than digital stabilization as the latter can produce cropping.Photographer fined '$200,000' for failing to deliver photos
The BSI-CMOS sensor has 16MP and supports a native ISO range of 80 - 3200. Sadly, RAW files are not saved which means that you have less margin for error.
The graphic below displays the WB350F's sensor dimensions compared to other common sizes. The WB350F sensor has a crop factor of 5.8 and is displayed in green.Coronavirus is affecting the sensor business
To get a sense of various aspect ratios, you can refer to the visual below.
Samsung WB350F dimensions
Samsung WB350F weighs around 0.61 lb (276 gr / 9.74 oz) & the sizing of the camera is 114mm x 65mm x 25mm (4.5" x 2.6" x 1.0"). The weight of typical Small Sensor Superzoom camera is 387 gr so the Samsung WB350F is less heavy when compared with various competitors.Last day to get your files as Canon Irisa shuts down
The following is a pic of the Samsung WB350F beside a soda to help you to get a feel for its scale.
The top view here will provide the button design on the WB350F.
Samsung WB350F Lens specs
The WB350F has got an inbuilt lens providing a focal range of 23-483mm making it a 21.0 x zoom which is ideal and does let you zoom right in.
At the widest 23mm, the lens has an aperture of f2.8 and that's quite slow and not very good for low light circumstances and you will likely find it hard to get a shallow depth of field. You will likely also need to increase the ISO which causes noisy files. With the tele end, 483mm is amazing zoom and comes to f5.9 making it pretty sluggish and you might need to utilize slow shutter speeds.
Samsung WB350F Connectivity
The WB350F has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- Wireless Yes
- NFC Yes
Digital cameras that have NFC and Bluetooth support can easily be controlled wirelessly via smartphones. You can easily transfer photos and at times adjust settings with no need to connect physically to the camera.
Certain applications even stream a Liveview and hit the shutter whenever you are not close to the camera. If the camera boasts a HDMI port, it could be hooked up to an external screen. Almost all cameras will allow you to charge the battery pack using the USB socket.
Samsung WB350F Video specs
The max video quality in the Samsung WB350F is 1920 x 1080 and you can capture in format. 1080p quality provides a good balance between quality and file sizes but 1080p will not leave you with any room to crop. The camera does not have a microphone and headphone port which means you have no control over the sound. It is probably a better idea to consider a different camera should you require good sound for your video clips.
Samsung WB350F Weather Sealing
There is no environment proofing for the Samsung WB350F so you need to be careful in rainy or dusty conditions.
Samsung WB350F Display and Viewfinder
The Samsung WB350F houses a 3 inch fixed display screen boasting a resolution of 460 thousand dots.
Moreover the display screen is touch friendly which means that you can shift focus point and adjust settings by using your fingers.Unsplash partners with Institutions to bring historical archive photos
The ViewFinder specifications for Samsung WB350F are as follows:
- ViewFinder None
For bright outdoor conditions which make the camera displays washed out and tricky to see, viewfinders will be quite valuable.
Samsung WB350F Shutter specs
The maximum shutter speed is 1/2000 seconds.
Samsung WB350F Flash and Hot shoe specs
Samsung WB350F has only in-built flash lacking external flash support.
Samsung WB350F Autofocus specs
Samsung WB350F has just Contrast Based Auto Focus & doesn't have Phase Detect Auto Focus. Phase Detection autofocusing is more faster & accurate when compared with Contrast Based autofocusing.
Samsung WB350F comes with manual focusing in case it is required during low light occasions or you need to have more exact focusing control.
Samsung WB350F Battery life
The usual Small Sensor Superzoom camera battery life is 316. Fujifilm HS35EXR features the maximum (600) battery life within this kind of cameras.
Below is a number of Small Sensor Superzoom cameras having the highest battery life:
Samsung WB350F for specific styles of photography
The following bar chart provides a rundown of the Samsung WB350F for specific styles of photography. To check out more, check out the specific section below.
Portrait photography with Samsung WB350F
The Samsung WB350F gets a points total of 40 which is dreadful, and means the camera is just not appropriate for portraits. Shooting portrait photos leans greatly towards sensor specs, RAW support in addition to the flexibility to use off-camera flash.
Samsung WB350F Street photography highlights
With a above average points tally of 61, the Samsung WB350F is a very decent fit to buy for street photography. A good street photography camera has a good balance of picture quality plus portability.
Sports photography with Samsung WB350F
A moderate sports photography points tally of 50 indicates the Samsung WB350F is relatively appropriate for photographing sports. A camera really should have great autofocus and shutter speeds for sports photography.
Samsung WB350F as a Travel photography camera
Size is super crucial when picking a travel camera. In general, the Samsung WB350F gets a nice 69 as a travelling camera which is a good fit for your journeys.
Samsung WB350F Landscape photography highlights
When you're looking to pick a digital camera for landscape pictures, the biggest factor is going to be image quality. The Samsung WB350F and it's decent rating of 50 for a landscape camera is somewhat suitable among its competitors.
Vlogging with Samsung WB350F
A vlogging camera ought to have a articulating display screen, mic port and preferably image stabilization. Considering all the details, the Samsung WB350F is just not appropriate for vlogging as it receives a dreadful score of 34.
Samsung WB350F Alternatives
If you are trying to find alternatives to the WB350F, here is a collection of the highest ranked cameras that fall into the category of Small Sensor Superzoom.
The chart followed below provides you a summary of the WB350F compared to it's highest scoring competitors listed above.
There are a bunch of cameras you may check out as alternatives. To browse through a detailed comparison, just click on the "compare" link.