Samsung Adds New Cameras To Its Point-and-Shoot Line

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At CES 2014, Samsung is offering up two new cameras: the WB350F SMART Camera and the WB2200F SMART Camera. The WB350F has a 21x optical zoom, which will be great for social photographers. The dual-grip WB2200F has a 60x optical zoom, which will work nicely for wildlife and sports enthusiasts. These new point and shoots offer new functionality and flexibility for today’s photographers.

 Tech Specs

Samsung WB350F Specifications

  • Image Sensor 16.3 effective megapixel 1/2.3″ BSI CMOS
  • Lens 21x Optical Zoom Lens, 23mm Wide Angle, F2.8(W) ~ 5.9(T)
  • IS OIS (Optical Image Stabilization)
  • Display 75.0mm (3.0-inch) hVGA Hybrid Touch Screen
  • ISO Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
  • Image JPEG format 16M, 14MP, 12MW, 10M, 8M, 5M, 3M, 2MW, 1M
  • Video Full HD Video Recording (1920×1080/30p), 1280×720 (30fp), 640×480 (30fps), 240 web
  • Video Output AV
  • Value-added Features
  • Tag & Go (NFC/Wi-Fi): Photo Beam, AutoShare, Remote View Finder, Mobile Link
  • SMART Mode : Beauty Face, Landscape, Action Freeze, Panorama, Waterfall, Silhouette,
  • Sunset, Fireworks, Light Trace, Low Light Shot, Rich tone, Continuous Shot, Macro,
  • Baby Monitor, Dual Capture
  • Wi-Fi Connectivity MobileLink, Remote Viewfinder, SNS & Cloud (Facebook, YouTube, Flickr, Dropbox**),
  • E-mail, Auto Backup, Samsung Link, S/W Upgrade Notifier, AutoShare
  • Bundle PC software i-Launcher
  • Storage MicroSD (up to 2GB guaranteed), MicroSDHC (up to 32GB guaranteed),
  • MicroSDXC (up to 64GB guaranteed)
  • Battery SLB-10A
  • Dimension (WxHxD) 113.6 x 65.1 x 25.0 mm
  • Weight 216g (without battery)

Samsung WB2200F Specifications

  • Image Sensor 16.3 effective megapixel 1/23” BSI CMOS sensor
  • Lens 60x Optical Zoom Lens, 20mm Ultra Wide angle, F2.8(W) ~ 5.9(T)
  • IS OIS (Optical Image Stabilization)
  • Display 75.0mm (3.0-inch) hVGA LCD screen
  • View finder EVF
  • ISO Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400
  • Image JPEG format 16M, 14MP, 12M Wide, 10M, 8M, 5M, 3M, 2M Wide, 1M
  • Video
  • Full HD Video Recording (1920×1080/ 30fps), 1280×720/ 30fp, 640×480/ 30fps,
  • 240 web
  • High Speed 176×128/ 360fps, 384×288/ 240fps
  • Video Output AV, HDMI 1.4
  • Value-added Features
  • Tag & Go (NFC/Wi-Fi) : Photo Beam, AutoShare, Remote View Finder, Mobile Link
  • SMART Mode : Beauty Face, Continuous Shot, Landscape, Macro, Panorama,
  • Action Freeze,Rich tone, Silhouette, Sunset, Low Light Shot, Fireworks, Light Trace
  • i-Function Control, Dual Grip, Full Manual Mode
  • Long life battery
  • Wi-Fi Connectivity Photo Beam, AusoShare, Remote View Finder, Mobile Link
  • SNS & Cloud, E-mail, Samsung Link,S/W Upgrade Notifier,
  • Bundle PC software i-Launcher
  • Storage SD (up to 2GB guaranteed), SDHC (up to 32GB guaranteed),
  • SDXC (up to 64GB guaranteed)
  • Battery BP-1410
  • Dimension (WxHxD) 119 X 121.8 X 35.5(98.7)mm
  • Weight 608g (without battery)

Features

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The WB350F is the successor to the WB250f and offers a good amount of features in a small package. It has a decent ISO range and can do Full-HD video. This camera has settings such as “Beauty Face”, which fixes skin tones and minor blemishes, as well as a pre-configured “Panorama” setting for capturing landscapes. The WB350F also features Near Field Communication (NFC) and WiFi capabilities to share your images on the go. There’s a “Tap&Go” feature which makes it easy to connect the camera to your smartphone or tablet, while the “Photo Beam” function sends photos being viewed straight to your smartphone in real-time. The camera is wrapped in a leatherette finish for those who like their cameras to be a bit stylish. It will be available in white, black, brown, red and blue.

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The WB2200F is a beefier camera with 60x zoom. As a unique feature among point-and-shoots, it has a dual grip similar to a pro DSLR. It’s a premium model that offers long battery life, an electriconic viewfinderas well as various smart modes such as “Sunset” to help photographers capture scenes faster depending on the environment. The WB2200F’s ISO goes up to 6400 and the camera sports the same connectivity as the WB350F.

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Gevon Servo

Gevon Servo aka @GServo is an eclectic, NJ/NY Photographer. He’s a Nikon shooter, by choice nevertheless, will always test any piece of photography equipment. He believes that like ‘Photography’, ‘Coffee’,’Beer’ and ‘Comics Books’ and other things ‘Geek’ “You must try everything once to discover what you want to try again.