Samsung WB2200F Review

Overall 38
Imaging 11
Features 34
Size 69
Price 0

Main Features

  • 16.0 MP 1/2.3" BSI-CMOS sensor
  • ISO 80 - 6400
  • Image Stabilization: Yes
  • 3″ Fixed Type Screen
  • ViewFinder: Yes
  • 8.0 fps Continuous Shooting
  • Video: 1920x1080(30fps), 1280x720(30fps), 640x480(30fps), QVGA(30fps, 30s, Streaming) * High Speed : 360fps(176x128), 240fps(384x288)
  • Built-in Wireless: Yes
  • Dimensions: 119 x 122 x 99 mm
  • Weight: 708 g
  • Environmental Sealing: No
  • Built-in GPS: No

Samsung WB2200F Summary

This review is devoted to WB2200F that Samsung has first introduced to the public in Jan 07, 2014. This model is a Small Sensor Superzoom camera with a resolution of 16.0 MP and a 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized BSI-CMOS sensor.

In Small Sensor Superzoom cameras (Top 10 SuperZoom Cameras) this model has taken rank #184 out of 249. Its Overall Score has reached 38/100 and it takes a rank of #1060 out of 1174 in all Cameras.

Samsung WB2200F Compared to other SuperZoom Cameras

Now let's delve into more details of our Samsung WB2200F review by assessing its features and specs, as well as checking what pros and cons it has compared to other average products in this category.

PROs

  • Min Native Iso: 80
  • AutoFocus Face Detection: Yes
  • Viewfinder: Electronic
  • Continuous Shooting: 8.0 fps
  • Image Stabilization: Yes
  • Built-In Flash: Yes
  • Wireless Connectivity: Built-In

CONs

  • Screen Type: Fixed Type
  • Touch Screen: No
  • Viewfinder Coverage: No
  • Viewfinder Magnification: No
  • External Flash: No
  • Af Phase Detection: No
  • Microphone Port: No

Complete Comparison of Samsung WB2200F With Other Cameras in Small Sensor Superzoom Category

In this part of our review, we are going to take a closer look at the technical specs and features presented in Samsung WB2200F. In addition, we are going to define the main pros and cons of this model and, based on this info, compare it to other average Small Sensor Superzoom cameras.

Physical Characteristics Of Samsung WB2200F

Samsung WB2200F has the following external dimensions 119 x 119 x 99 mm (46.85 x 48.03 x 38.98″) with the weight of 708 g.

The typical weight for average Small Sensor Superzoom type cameras is 387g. If we compare the average indicator to the weight of Samsung WB2200F, we can conclude that this model is heavier than many other similar products.

Talking about the camera’s thickness, it is worth saying that Samsung WB2200F is wider than other average cameras from this class. Its thickness is 99mm.

Look at the pictures below to see the front and top view of Samsung WB2200F with the indication of this model’s dimensions:

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If you want to have a better idea of how big the Samsung WB2200F is, look at the pictures below to see how big it is compared to a credit card and a AA type battery.

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Finally, let's check how different are the weight and thickness of the Samsung WB2200F compared to other models from this class of cameras presented by the brand’s competitors:

Thickness

Samsung WB2200F — 99 mm
Min: 19 mm
Average: 66 mm
Max: 181 mm

Weight

Samsung WB2200F — 708 g
Min: 136 g
Average: 387 g
Max: 1415 g

Unfortunately, Samsung WB2200F comes without a waterproof feature, so if you want it to serve well and last longer, you will have to use it very carefully and avoid water.

Unfortunately, Samsung WB2200F comes without a dustproof feature, so if you want it to serve well and last longer, you will have to use it very carefully and protect your camera from external threats such as dust.

Samsung WB2200F Photo and Sensor Features

Samsung WB2200F boasts of a resolution of 16.0 MP and is equipped with a 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized BSI-CMOS sensor.

The base of Samsung WB2200F has the following ISO range 80 - 6400 .

Unfortunately, the support of the RAW file is not included in Samsung WB2200F. However, if you are looking specifically for a SLR-like (bridge) camera with a RAW file support, you should check out one of the following models from the same class and within similar price range .

Samsung WB2200F features a 16.0 MP 1/2.3" sensor, which is not a good pick for high-quality and detailed pictures. However, we have an alternative option for you if you were looking for higher resolution.

Anti-Aliasing Filter

Samsung WB2200F is known for the lack of anti-alias (Low-pass) filter. It is one of its essential features of the sensor built in this model. The absence of this filter contributes to a higher level of details and sharpness in the pictures you take. Yet, the lack of an anti-alias filter also enhances the possibility of more occurring in certain conditions.

Now let’s check how we can compare the size of 1/2.3" sensor featured in Samsung WB2200F with other standard sensor sizes.

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Other Characteristics And Features of Samsung WB2200F

LCD and ViewFinder

Samsung WB2200F is equipped with a Fixed Type 3" LCD screen. The resolution of this model’s screen reaches 460k dots.

In addition, this model comes with a built-in Electronic ViewFinder.

The Samsung WB2200F’s embedded viewfinder comes with a resolution of 200k dots.

% coverage ensures that that the resulting photo will capture the scene a bit differently from what you could see in the viewfinder while shooting.

Max Shutter speed

Some of the other highlights of Samsung WB2200F are its 8.0 fps max speed and 1/2000 sec max shutter speed, which allow you to shoot continuously.

Besides, WB2200F comes with an electronic shutter, which has a max speed of 1/2000 sec. It also means that you can take shots without any noise. However, there is one thing to keep in mind. While electronic shutter is great for continuous and noiseless shooting, in some cases, it may result in rolling shutter effects on your images.

Flash

Unlike some other cameras from this category, WB2200F unfortunately, is not equipped with a built-in flash.

Focusing

In addition, WB2200F has a Face detection AF feature that quickly finds the faces that appear within the frame range and locks the focus on them automatically.

Video Features

As for the video quality characteristics of Samsung WB2200F, it gives you a possibility to shoot videos at the highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 You also have enough flexibility in terms of how you can save your files. Namely, Samsung WB2200F allows you to save files in MPEG-4 and AVCHD formats.

Samsung WB2200F provides full HD resolution, which means that this model shows decent performance in most situations.

Samsung WB2200F is not equipped with any ports that would allow you to connect external headphones and microphones to it.

Connectivity and Storage

One more advantage of Samsung WB2200F is its embedded wireless (Wi-Fi) and NFC connectivity. This feature makes it possible to share files with suitable devices without the necessity to connect them physically.

In addition, WB2200F is equipped with its USB 2.0 or HDMI ports that make it possible to connect WB2200F with suitable external devices.

How Good is Samsung WB2200F for Different Types of Photography?

In this part of our review, we are going to focus on Samsung WB2200F’s performance in various fields of photography. Each sub-section stands for a specific photography area. In every part, we will review Samsung WB2200F’s name performance and give it an overall score. This first spider web graph indicates how we can compare the WB2200F to the average SuperZoom camera.

Hover your mouse over the points to see the score details for each photography type.

Samsung WB2200F for Portrait Photography

After carefully reviewing how well Samsung WB2200F performs Portrait Photography, we gave it a score of 41. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Samsung WB2200F can be called a Intermediate model for this type of photography.

If the score of this model doesn’t impress you and you are still looking for a model that is better suited for Portrait Photography, we recommend you to check out our Top 10 Cameras for Portrait Photography.

Advantages:

  • Image Stabilization
  • Face Detection Focusing

Disadvantages:

  • Small 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sensor

Samsung WB2200F for Street Photography

After carefully reviewing how well Samsung WB2200F performs Street Photography, we gave it a score of 67. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Samsung WB2200F can be called a Strong model for this type of photography.

Advantages:

  • Built-in View Finder
  • Live View
  • Image Stabilization

Disadvantages:

  • Big size (119 x 122 x 99 mm)
  • Small 1/2.3"(6.17 x 4.55 mm) sensor

Samsung WB2200F for Sports Photography

After carefully reviewing how well Samsung WB2200F performs Sports Photography, we gave it a score of 66. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Samsung WB2200F can be called a 66 model for this type of photography.

Advantages:

  • Big size (119 x 122 x 99 mm)

Disadvantages:

  • Slow Continuous Shooting (8.0 fps)
  • No Environmental Sealing
  • Slow Max Shutter Speed (1/2000s)
  • Small Number of CrossFocus Points (0)
  • Bad Max Native ISO (6400)

Samsung WB2200F for Daily Photography

After carefully reviewing how well Samsung WB2200F performs Daily Photography, we gave it a score of 82. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Samsung WB2200F can be called a Great model for this type of photography.

Advantages:

  • Built-in Flash
  • Built-in View Finder
  • Wireless Connectivity
  • Video is available

Disadvantages:

  • Small 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sensor
  • Big weight (708 g)
  • Big size (119 x 122 x 99 mm)

Samsung WB2200F for Landscape Photography

After carefully reviewing how well Samsung WB2200F performs Landscape Photography, we gave it a score of 5. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Samsung WB2200F can be called a 5 model for this type of photography.

If the score of this model doesn’t impress you and you are still looking for a model that is better suited for Landscape Photography, we recommend you to check out our Top 10 Cameras for Landscape Photography.

Advantages:

No Significant Advantages

Disadvantages:

  • Small 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sensor
  • Low resolution sensor (16 MP)
  • No Environmental Sealing
  • No RAW Support
  • Bad Max Native ISO (6400)

Samsung WB2200F Detailed Specs

General
Brand Samsung
Model WB2200F
Announced Jan 07, 2014
Body Type SLR-like (bridge)
Lens
Manual Focus Yes
Lens Mount Fixed lens
Number of Lenses n/a
Focal Length Multiplier n/a
Macro Focus Range 10
Screen
Screen Type Fixed Type
Screen Size 3″
Screen Resolution 460k dots
Live View Yes
Touch Screen No
ViewFinder
ViewFinder Electronic
ViewFinder Resolution 200k dots
ViewFinder Coverage %
ViewFinder Magnification
Photography Features
Min Shutter Speed 1/8 s
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 s
Continuous Shooting 8.0 fps
Shutter Priority Yes
Aperture Priority Yes
Manual Exposure Mode Yes
Exposure Compensation Yes
Custom White Balance Yes
Image Stabilization Yes
Built-in Flash Yes
Flash Range 6
Flash Modes Auto, Auto & Red-eye reduction, Fill-in flash, Slow sync, Flash Off, Red-eye fix
External Flash No
AE Bracketing No
WB Bracketing No
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment Yes
Average No
Spot Yes
Partial No
AF-Area Yes
Center Weighted Yes
Sensor
Sensor Type BSI-CMOS
Sensor Size 1/2.3"
Sensor Dimensions 6.17 x 4.55 mm
Sensor Area 28.07 mm2
Sensor Resolution 16.0 MP
Max Image Resolution 4608 x 3456
Max Native ISO 6,400
Max Boosted ISO n/a
Min Native ISO 80
RAW Support No
AutoFocus
AF Touch No
AF Continuous No
AF Single Yes
AF Tracking Yes
AF Selective Yes
AF Center Yes
AF Multi Area Yes
AF Live View No
AF Face Detection Yes
AF Contrast Detection Yes
AF Phase Detection No
Number of Focus Points n/a
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Video Features
Video Resolutions 1920x1080(30fps), 1280x720(30fps), 640x480(30fps), QVGA(30fps, 30s, Streaming) * High Speed : 360fps(176x128), 240fps(384x288)
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
Video Formats MPEG-4, AVCHD
Microphone Port No
Headphone Port No
Connectivity
Wireless Connectivity Yes
HDMI Yes
USB USB 2.0
Physical
Environmental Sealing No
Water Proof No
Dust Proof No
Shock Proof No
Crush Proof No
Freeze Proof No
Weight 708 g
Physical Dimensions 119 x 122 x 99 mm
Battery Life n/a
Battery Type n/a
Battery Model BP-1410
Other Features
Self Timer No
Timelapse Recording No
GPS
Storage Type SD, SDHC, SCXC
Storage Slots 1

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