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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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37 Reasons For

Good Expert Reviews

Based on three expert reviews from sites including Chip.de, dkamera.de and parentesis.com the average expert rating of this digital camera is 80%. If all the cameras of a similar type and age are ranked by average expert review score then this camera is in the bottom 87%.

Good User Reviews

On average, WB200F owners rated this digital camera 84%.

Good Quality Lens

Some people who reviewed the Samsung WB200F reckoned that it had a good zoom. Three years ago Amazon Customer wrote “The 18x optical zoom is great compared to the old 4x I had on another camera” in their review of this digital camera and gave it a very good review score.

Good Quality Pictures

Several Samsung WB200F reviewers who bought this digital camera mentioned that it was able to produce good images. D. Park mentioned in their review of the Samsung WB200F on Amazon “Bought this camera as a present for my wife as it seemed to offer excellent functionality for sharing photos via facebook, email”. Stuart wrote in his review of this digital camera “Great pictures !”.

Good Product Quality

Three customers said in their reviews that it was good quality. 1986kate mentioned in their review of the Samsung WB200F on Amazon a few weeks ago “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”. Ben wrote in his review on Amazon “High quality”.

Good Brand

Samsung compact camera digital cameras have good reviews on average and across all cameras Samsung is one of the superior brands.

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Good Technical Features

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

Nice Design

One customer who purchased it reckoned that it was neat. Amazon Customer said in their review on Amazon three years ago “The flash tucks itself away neatly in the camera”.

Good Size

One Samsung WB200F reviewer thought the Samsung WB200F was compact. Amazon Customer rated it as excellent and mentioned in their Samsung WB200F review “Like most compact digitals”.

Good Connectivity

One Samsung WB200F reviewer wrote in their reviews that the Samsung WB200F was able to connect to the internet. Amazon Customer mentioned 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” and gave the Samsung WB200F a score of 5 stars.

Easy to Use

One customer who purchased it mentioned that it was easy to use. Anax mentioned on Amazon “This is a stunning little camera, really intuitive”.

Good Battery Life

One person mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera had a good battery life. Ben said in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “Battery life seems good so far as it has never run out when I've been out”.

Robust

One Samsung WB200F owner concluded that it was well made. Anax said on Amazon two years ago “I suppose one of the biggest surprises is just how solid and substantial it feels”.

Good Flash

One person reckoned that it had a good flash.

Good Support

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

Good Video Capture

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was good for video recording.

CCD Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CCD sensor type, which is typical of many comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to 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.

We compared all the other cameras that have a CCD sensor to this digital camera and we think because of it's better review score, the SeaLife DC1400 Pro Duo[plb_1829795_price] is also worth considering.

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Supports WiFi Connectivity

The Samsung WB200F supports WiFi connectivity, unlike most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the WB200F which do not support WiFi connectivity.

It may also be worth considering one of the other cameras which support WiFi connectivity currently available including the Samsung NX20[plb_2083247_price], or the Nikon Coolpix S9500[plb_1721861_price] which has better reviews.

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SD Memory Card

This camera supports an SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is the most commonly supported memory card on digital cameras of this spec and age. 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 digital camera with a better memory card type then you might also want to look at the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ35[plb_1974789_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC) which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Big Optical Zoom

Across all the cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the WB200F the optical zooms range from 2x to 50x, and the average optical zoom is 9.3x. The Samsung WB200F has one of the bigger optical zooms (18 times zoom factor) amongst cameras of this age.

We compared all the other 18x optical zoom cameras to this digital camera and we think the WB250F[pl_1585457_price], and the WB150[pl_1682907_price] both from Samsung which has better reviews is also worth considering.

Cameras with a bigger optical zoom that might be worth looking at include the Sony DSC-WX350[plb_2163795_price] (20x) which also has a higher rating.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

Like most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the WB200F, the Samsung WB200F has an image stabiliser.

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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 on the market for a comparable time to the WB200F also have a built-in flash.

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Has Eight White Balance Modes

The number of white balance modes found on the Samsung WB200F is more than most digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. This digital camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most commonly found white balance mode found on comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to 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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Quite Large Maximum Memory Card Size

The average maximum memory card size of comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to the WB200F is 30GB. With a maximum memory card size of 64 gigabytes, the Samsung WB200F has a quite large maximum memory card size compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec.

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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 age and type. This 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. The worst still image resolution of all compact camera digital cameras that have been around for more than two years is 640 x 360 and the best is 5152 x 3864.

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Fairly Big Combined Zoom

With a combined zoom of 90 times zoom factor, the Samsung WB200F has a fairly big combined zoom compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that came out around the same time as the WB200F. The average combined zoom of compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the WB200F is 50x.

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2 USB Version

This digital camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many digital cameras of this type and age.

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length

With a maximum focal length of 432 millimeters, the Samsung WB200F has a quite long maximum focal length compared to most of the other cameras that have been available for more than two years. The maximum focal lengths of cameras that are a similar age to the WB200F range from 13mm to 1,800mm.

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Has Three Light Exposure Modes

The Samsung WB200F has a greater number of light exposure modes than most compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to it. The most frequently found light exposure mode is Auto, but this light exposure mode is not found on this Samsung camera. The light exposure modes Aperture priority AE, Manual and Shutter priority AE are also found on this camera.

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

The Samsung WB200F has a ± 3EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction which is wider than the ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction found on most digital cameras of this age and spec.

This camera's light exposure correction (± 3EV (1/3EV step)) is actually the best light exposure correction amongst all cameras of a similar age and spec to the WB200F.

Amongst comparable types of camera the worst light exposure correction is ± 2EV (1/3EV step).

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Supports Two Camera File Systems

The number of camera file systems supported by the Samsung WB200F is more than most similar spec cameras that came out more than two years ago. The most commonly supported camera file system is Exif 2.3, but this camera file system is not supported by this camera. The camera file systems DCF and Exif 2.21 are also supported by this digital camera.

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Quite Long Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

The average maximum camera shutter speed of comparable spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the WB200F is 13s. At 16 seconds, the Samsung WB200F has a quite long maximum camera shutter speed compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the WB200F.

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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 digital camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by compact camera digital cameras that came out around the same time as the WB200F. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this camera. This Samsung camera also 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). Compact camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the WB200F video resolutions range from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 1920 x 1080 pixels (best).

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length

With a minimum focal length of only 24 millimeters, the Samsung WB200F has one of the shorter minimum focal lengths amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age. Cameras of a comparable age and spec to the WB200F have minimum focal lengths of between 2.6mm and 290mm.

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Auto Focus

This digital camera has an Auto/Manual focus, which is typical of many cameras of this age and spec.

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Quite Small Minimum ISO Speed

At only 80, the Samsung WB200F has a quite small minimum ISO speed compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the WB200F. Compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the WB200F have minimum ISO speed of between 10 and 800.

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Very Low Minimum Hard Disk Space Requirement

With a minimum hard disk space requirement of only 110 megabytes, the Samsung WB200F has one of the lower minimum hard disk spaces requirement amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age. Cameras of this age and spec have minimum hard disk spaces requirement of between 25MB and 1.1GB, and the average minimum hard disk space requirement is 270MB.

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11 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Video Recording

The Samsung WB200F does not support video recording, unlike most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the WB200F which support video recording.

We think you might also be interested in other digital cameras which also support video recording including the Samsung EX2F[plb_1609335_price], or the Fujifilm FinePix JX500[plb_1672380_price].

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Samsung WB200F does not support Full HD video. Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the WB200F also do not support Full HD video.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras with a Full HD video and we think the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS[plb_1206_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Samsung WB200F is not 3D compatible. Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the WB200F are also not 3D compatible.

If you want a digital camera that is 3D compatible then you might want to look at the Canon PowerShot A3300 IS[plb_66875_price], the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30[plb_1847857_price], or the Nikon Coolpix P7700[plb_1714924_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a GPS

Most compact camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the WB200F do not have a GPS. The Samsung WB200F is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS.

It is worth also looking at other cameras which also have a GPS including the Canon PowerShot SX260 HS[plb_1565812_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not Waterproof

Most cameras that are a similar age 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 Samsung WB200F has a greater number of flash modes than most compact camera digital cameras that have been available for more than two years. This Samsung digital camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most commonly featured flash mode featured on compact camera digital cameras that came out around the same time as the WB200F. The flash modes "Fill-in", "Flash off", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this camera.

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Very Small Internal Memory

At only 9.5 megabytes, the Samsung WB200F has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to the WB200F. The average internal memory of similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago is 350MB, and the internal memory range from 8MB to 8.2GB.

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Only Has Four Shooting Modes

The Samsung WB200F has a greater number of shooting modes than most cameras of a similar type and age to it. This Samsung camera has an Auto shooting mode, which is the most commonly found shooting mode found on compact camera digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the WB200F. The shooting modes "Movie", "Program" and "Scene" are also found on this camera.

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Only Supports One Audio Format

The Samsung WB200F has a greater number of audio formats than most digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. The most frequently supported audio format is WAV, but this audio format is not supported by this Samsung digital camera. The audio formats AAC are also supported by this camera.

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Only Has One Image Editing Mode

The number of image editing modes found on the Samsung WB200F is more than most cameras of this spec and age. The most commonly found image editing mode is Resizing, but this image editing mode is not found on this camera. The image editing modes Trimming are also found on this digital camera.

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Only Supports Two Image Formats

The number of supported image formats on the Samsung WB200F is more than most comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. This camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the WB200F. The image format "EXIF" is also supported by this Samsung camera.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Samsung WB200F

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Samsung digital camera has been on the market for over three years.

Average Screen Size

At 3 inches, the Samsung WB200F has a relatively average screen size compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the WB200F.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 3" screen cameras currently available including the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS[plb_1206_price], or the Nikon Coolpix P7700[plb_1714924_price] which has better reviews.

If you want a larger screen size then you might also want to consider the Nikon Coolpix P520[plb_2085254_price] (3.2") which is also higher rated.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 5 times zoom factor, the Samsung WB200F has a relatively average digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to the WB200F.

We compared all the other 5x digital zoom digital cameras to this digital camera and we think because of it's better review score, the WB250F[pl_1585457_price], and the ST96[pl_1338363_price] both from Samsung or the SeaLife DC1400 Pro Duo[plb_1829795_price] is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a bigger digital zoom then you might also want to consider the Kodak Pixpro FZ151[plb_2596074_price] (6x).

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Average Weight

With a weight of 184 grams, the Samsung WB200F has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other cameras that are a similar age to the WB200F.

We compared this digital camera to all the other 184g digital cameras and we think because of it's better review score, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30[plb_1847857_price], and the Samsung WB250F[plb_1585457_price] is also worth considering.

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Average Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of 14.2 megapixels, the Samsung WB200F has a pretty standard megapixel count compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 14.2MP digital cameras currently available including the WB150[pl_1682907_price], or the WB250F[pl_1585457_price] both from Samsung which has better reviews.

If you want a camera with a higher megapixel count then you might want to consider the IXUS 150[pl_2176458_price] (16MP and higher rated), or the IXUS 145[pl_2166060_price] (16MP and higher rated) both from Canon.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
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
HD Type
Audio
Audio Format
Memory
Memory Card
Internal Memory
Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
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
Mac Operating System
Windows Operating System
Minimum RAM Requirement
Minimum Hard Disk Space Requirement
Packaging Content
Networking
Other Features

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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

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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 optical5, samsung optical5x, samsung ecwb200fbpw, samsung ecwb200fbpwu, samsung ecwb200fbpwus
Barcodes 00887276011882, 08806085362673, 08806085362680, 08806085411104, 08806085413801, 08806085430853

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