CES 2014: Samsung announces a refresh of its compact and bridge camera lineup

Samsung has added to its range of compact cameras at the CES this year. The company has released the compact WB350F, WB35F and the WB50F as well as the bridge cameras WB1100F and the WB2200F.

The WB50F comes with a powerful 12x zoom and a 16MP sensor. The camera will contain NFC and Wi-Fi connectivity for sharing images easily. There’s also the Tag&Go feature that pairs the WB50 with smartphones simply by tapping the devices together. Besides being able to transfer pictures from the device easily, Autoshare can be used to backup images and the Remote Viewfinder can be used to click images remotely from the camera, using the paired smartphone.

The WB50F, WB35F and the WB350F

The WB50F, WB35F and the WB350F are Samsung's latest travel zoom compacts.


Samsung’s WB35F too boasts of the same sharing features as the WB50F and comes with a 12x optical zoom and 16MP CCD sensor. It also boasts of a 67.5mm QVGA LCD screen that makes navigation easier. The camera, like the WB50F comes in red, white, black and purple colours.

The WB350F, on the other hand, comes in white, black, brown, red and blue colours and features a 16MP BSI CMOS sensor. The sensor eliminates the need to use flash at inopportune moments, says the company. You can use Tag&Go, Wi-Fi and NFC just like the above mentioned cameras and the camera is also capable of uploading images directly to Dropbox. The camera is also capable of capturing Full HD video recordings at 30fps and features a 3-inch Hybrid Touch LCD Screen.

Samsung has also introduced the WB1100F to its Smart Cameras line up for this year. The camera boasts a 35x optical zoom and a 25mm wide-angle lens. It consists of a 16.2MP CCD sensor with an ISO range of 100-3200. Interestingly, the camera shoots in the JPEG format only and HD recordings are done at 1280x720 at 30fps. The camera is available in black and red colours.

The bridge compacts by Samsung

The bridge cameras by Samsung


The WB2200F is a 60x optical zoom bridge and comes with a 16.3MP BSI CMOS sensor. The camera’s ISO range is 80-6400 and like the WB1100F shoots images in JPEG format only. The camera’s zoom lens features a variable aperture of f/2.8-f/5.9 and can shoot Full HD movies in 1080p. It features a dual-grip design to allow you to easily shoot landscape and portraits. The secondary grip also comes with its own set of controls.


Both the bridge cameras feature NFC and Wi-Fi and support sharing over Tag&Go. You can use Photo Beam, Autoshare and even Remote Viewfinder and Mobile Link to enhance the cameras’ experience.


The price and availability of the cameras were not available right away.

Published Date: Jan 08, 2014 12:49 pm | Updated Date: Jan 08, 2014 12:49 pm