Samsung WB2200F super zoom camera boasts optical 60x zoom

Jan 7, 2014
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Samsung WB2200F super zoom camera boasts optical 60x zoom

Joining the newly unveiled Samsung WB350F compact camera unveiled today at CES is the WB2200F, an all-together more hefty super zoom camera with an optical zoom rate of 60x and a dual-grip design. Though higher-end, the camera comes with all the social-centric goodies found on the smaller WB350F, so sharing images is not a hassle.

The WB220F features a 16-megapixel backside-illuminated CMOS sensor, as well as a 20mm wide-angle lens and a 3-inch hVGA LCD. There's an electronic viewfinder, as well as I-Function for manual control. Videos can be recorded in up to Full HD at 30 frames-per-second, while images are saved in JPEG format in up to 16MP resolution. There are various modes, such as Panorama, Macro, and Continuous, as well.

The WB2200F has both WiFi and NFC, as with the WB350F, offering AutoShare for saving images in real time after connecting with Samsung's new Tag & Go technology, an tap-to-connect service between the camera and one's smartphone. There's also Photo Beam for sending images that are currently being viewed to one's smartphone, Mobile Link for transferring select images, and Remote ViewFinder, which is exactly what its name suggests.

The camera itself measures in at about 119 x 121 x 35 millimeters, and weighs a hefty 608 grams without the battery. There's support for SDHC cards up to 32GB and SDXC up to 64GB. There are no hard numbers on how long the battery lasts on a charge, but Samsung promises that it is long, allowing "users to indulge their passion for longer periods of time than ever before."


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