Close
Share on
Samsung WB2200F
Samsung WB2200F
32 Images + 13 Videos

Loading image...

Samsung WB2200F Digital Camera

$456.54
Bridge Camera 16.4MP 60x Dec 2014
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Two industry awards
Easy to use
Good support
19 Reviews + 2 Awards
Digitaltrends.com Recommended Product Ephotozine Recommended
6th Avenue Express $456.54 Go to Store
1 Price from 1 Store | $456.54 | Price Trend | Get Price Alerts
You are subscribed to price alerts for this product
Unsubscribe

Price

Price Has Gone Up by $171.54 (38%)

There was a cheaper price of $285 on eBay 71 days ago.Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There is a 58% chance that the price will go up further. However the future is never certain and there remains a 42% chance that the price will actually go back down.

Sign up to price alerts to be notified when the price goes back down.


Reviews

Two Industry Awards

The experts at two expert review sites both concluded that they would recommend this Samsung digital camera. This digital camera received a "Recommended" award from Ephotozine and Digitaltrends.com gave it a "Recommended Product" award.

Owner Reviews Are Average

This digital camera has an average owner rating of 71% based on 10 owner reviews. Over 71% of reviewers gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars.

Samsung Digital Cameras Have Good Reviews

We checked 7,330 owner and expert reviews (including 1,081 verified purchases) for Samsung digital cameras and found that on average Samsung has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Samsung has good ratings specifically for its medium megapixel digital cameras. 92% of those that bought a Samsung camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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 camera is 63 out of 100. The camera expert review sites aren't convinced by this medium megapixel camera.


Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The WB2200F has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to this digital camera also have a built-in flash.

Alternative digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available that you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Coolpix S9700 ($329.99), or the P510 both from Nikon or the Sony NEX-3NL.

Read more Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This medium megapixel camera was released in April 2017.


Video

1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the 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 frequently found video resolution supported by digital cameras of this type and age. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this camera. This Samsung camera also supports a video resolutions 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.

This camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best supported video resolution across all similar spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as this camera.

Across similar types of camera the worst supported video resolution is 320 x 120 pixels.

Read more Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The WB2200F has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution.

This camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best video resolution amongst all medium megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this camera.

The worst video resolution across comparable types of camera is 640 x 480 pixels.

Read more Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Ports & Interfaces

Has an HDMI

The WB2200F has an HDMI. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that came out more than two years ago also have an HDMI.

Read more Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Memory

Fairly Large Maximum Memory Card Size

Medium megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have maximum memory card sizes of between 4GB and 130GB. At 64 gigabytes, the Samsung WB2200F has a fairly large maximum memory card size compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to this digital camera.

Chart Hide Chart Edit

Very Small Internal Memory

The average internal memory of cameras of this spec and age is 220MB. At only 17 megabytes, the WB2200F has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this digital camera.

Chart Hide Chart Edit

Technical Details

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The WB2200F has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this camera also have a built-in speaker(s).

Chart Hide Chart Edit

Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The WB2200F has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to this camera.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other cameras with an image stabilizer currently available including because of it's better review score, the Nikon Coolpix S9700 ($329.99), the Sony NEX-3NL, or the Fujifilm S9800.

Read more Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

4608 X 3072 Still Image Resolution

The Samsung WB2200F has a 4608 x 3072 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most cameras of this type and age. This Samsung digital camera also have still image resolution(s) of 16M : 4608x3456, 14MP : 4608x3072, 12M W : 4608x2592, 10M : 3648x2736, 8M (1:1) : 2832x2832, 5M : 2592x1944, 3M : 1984x1488 and 2MW : 1920x1080 and 1M : 1024x768. Across all digital cameras of this age and spec the still image resolution ranges from 640 x 360 to 4928 x 3264.

Chart Hide Chart Edit

4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum image resolution on cameras of a similar age and spec to it.

Chart Hide Chart Edit

Design

Easy to Use

Two customers who purchased the product agreed that it was easy to use. Geoff D rated the Samsung WB2200F 8 stars and mentioned “Easy to use for the money”.

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

Read more Less

Good Product Quality

One customer who purchased the Samsung WB2200F reckoned that it was good quality. Two years ago Steffi Lewis mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “I'd look closer at what Canon's near equivalent offering is and probably go for the better image quality over that massive zoom instead”.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

The WB2200F supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other digital cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative cameras which support Wi-Fi currently available including the Nikon Coolpix S9700 ($329.99), or the Olympus Stylus SH-2 ($341.98) which has better reviews; or the Nikon S800c which is cheaper.

Read more Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The WB2200F supports Near Field Communication (NFC), as do most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to this camera.

Chart Hide Chart Edit

Does Not Feature Bluetooth

Like most of the other cameras that were released around the same time as this camera, the WB2200F does not feature bluetooth.

Chart Hide Chart Edit

Lens System

Very Big Optical Zoom

When compared to other similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this digital camera, the optical zoom of the WB2200F of 60 times zoom factor is one of the biggest. Comparable spec cameras that were released more than two years ago have optical zooms of between 0.34x and 65x, and the average optical zoom is 14x.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 60x optical zoom digital cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ72.

Read more Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Very Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

When compared to other digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera, the maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the WB2200F of 1,200 millimeter is one of the longest. The maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of cameras of a comparable age and type to this camera range from 18mm to 1,500mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 350mm.

Chart Hide Chart Edit

Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of comparable spec cameras that have been available for more than two years range from 4.5mm to 40mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 26mm. The WB2200F has one of the shortest minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) (only 20 millimeters) amongst digital cameras of this age.

Chart Hide Chart Edit

Quite Small Digital Zoom

Medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this digital camera have digital zooms of between 1x and 120x, and the average digital zoom is 6.6x. The Samsung WB2200F has a very small digital zoom (only 2 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras that were released more than two years ago.

We compared all the other 2x digital zoom cameras to this camera and we think the HS30, and the FinePix HS30EXR both from Fujifilm or the Nikon P510 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you want a digital camera with a bigger digital zoom then you might want to look at the Olympus Stylus SH-2 ($341.98) (4x), or the Fujifilm Finepix SL300 (6.7x) which also has a higher rating.

Read more Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Quite Big Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the Samsung WB2200F of only 2.8 is one of the biggest amongst digital cameras of this type and age. The maximum aperture numbers of medium megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago range from 2.5 to 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 7.4.

Chart Hide Chart Edit

Quite Large Minimum Aperture Number

The average minimum aperture number of medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this digital camera is 3.4, and the minimum aperture numbers range from 1.7 to 22. With a minimum aperture number of 5.9, the Samsung WB2200F has one of the largest minimum aperture numbers amongst similar spec cameras of this age.

Chart Hide Chart Edit

Good Quality Pictures

Six customers who bought the product wrote that it was able to produce good images. M. C. said “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” . M. C. also said “The pictures are very sharp” in their review. Steffi Lewis gave it a rating of 8 stars and said in their review of the Samsung WB2200F on Amazon “However, keep out of the long zooms and use an auto mode and you're going to get a fantastic picture”.

Good Quality Lens

Six owners who bought it agreed that it had a good zoom. Three years ago Ephotozine.com gave this digital camera a rating of 7 stars and said on expert review site Ephotozine “The Samsung WB2200F is a new ultra zoom bridge camera from Samsung with a vertical” in their review of the Samsung WB2200F. Ephotozine.com also wrote “The Samsung WB2200F offers an impressive 60x optical zoom lens with styling” in their review. M. C. mentioned “The feature I love best is its fantastic zoom” in their review of this digital camera.

One person who reviewed the product thought it had a good image stabiliser. Ephotozine.com wrote on Ephotozine three years ago “A 60x optical zoom lens, equivalent to 20-1200mm in 35mm terms, optical image stabilisation and full HD” in their review of this digital camera.

Read more Less

Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

One person concluded that this digital camera was noisy. Three years ago Pcmag.com mentioned “It suffers from image noise and slow autofocus” in their Samsung WB2200F review.

Features Voice Recording

The WB2200F features voice recording. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera also feature voice recording.

Chart Hide Chart Edit

Has a Built-In Microphone

The WB2200F has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera.

Chart Hide Chart Edit

Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One person considered that it was heavy and bulky. Expert review site Digitaltrends.com said “If you can get beyond its rather unusual shape and bulky size”.

Heavy

The lightest camera of this age and type is 20g and the heaviest is 1.3kg. The WB2200F is one of the heavier cameras of this age and type (618 grams) amongst cameras of this age.

Other digital cameras with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the HS30 (637g and higher rated), or the FinePix HS30EXR (637g and higher rated) both from Fujifilm or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ72 (562g and higher rated).

Read more Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Features

Good Technical Features

One owner who purchased it reckoned that it had good features. Three years ago Geoff D wrote “Massive features, bit bulkier than I had hoped for.” in their review of this digital camera.


Support

Good Support

One customer thought the Samsung WB2200F had good technical guidance. Ephotozine.com wrote on Ephotozine “This is designed to help you get the best grip possible when using a lot of optical zoom” and gave it a rating of 7 stars.


Display

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Samsung WB2200F has a pretty typical display diagonal compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that came out around the same time as this digital camera.

We compared all the other 3" screen cameras to this camera and we think the FinePix F770EXR, and the HS30 both from Fujifilm or the Nikon S9300 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

Read more Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ecwb2200bpbgb, info ecwb2200bpbgb, samsung wb2200f, info wb2200f
Barcodes 08806085922648, 08806085922662, 08806085950573, 08806085997721

Other Digital Cameras to Consider

PowerShot SX60 HS vs WB2200F

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS vs Samsung WB2200F
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS Samsung WB2200F
$ 299.99 $456.54
$157 Cheaper
Six More Awards
Hugely Better Review from Techradar
Hugely Better Review from PhotographyBlog.com
459,078 Pixels Lower Display Resolution
Smaller Maximum Memory Card Size

Samsung NX30 vs Samsung WB2200F

Samsung NX30 vs Samsung WB2200F
Samsung NX30 Samsung WB2200F
$ 438.55 $456.54
$18 Cheaper
Hugely Better Review from Techradar
Hugely Better Review from PC Mag
Hugely Better Review from Techradar.com/au/
892mm Shorter Maximum Focal Length
140MB Higher Minimum Hard Disk Space Requirement

DMC-GH3EC-K vs WB2200F

Panasonic DMC-GH3EC-K vs Samsung WB2200F
Panasonic DMC-GH3EC-K Samsung WB2200F
$ 872.99 $456.54
Vastly Better Techradar.com/au/ Review
Vastly Better PhotographyBlog.com Review
Nineteen More Awards
Vastly Better Techradar Review
$416 More Expensive
59.8x Smaller Optical Zoom
Feedback