Samsung WB35 Brief Review

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Specifications

  • 16.2 megapixel 1/2.3” CCD
  • 12x optical zoom
  • Optical image stabilization
  • Maximum aperture f/3.1-6.3
  • Maximum shutter speed 1/2000
  • Macro focusing as close as 5 cm
  • 2.7” LCD
  • 30 MB internal memory
  • Micro SD card slot
  • Weighs .32 pounds
  • Lithium-ion battery
  • Release Date: 2014-04-08
  • Final Grade: 87 4.35 Star Rating: Recommended

4.35 Star Rating: Recommended
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Samsung WB35
If sharing and budget are on your mind--take a look at the Samsung WB35.
By Digital Admin, Last updated on: 6/5/2014

The Samsung WB35 is a budget camera that still offers wi-fi and a 12x optical zoom, rare at this price point. Designed for those who like to share images online, the WB35 offers wi-fi and NFC with auto share and remote control. These features are hard to find at this price, but it's likely to be quite a bit slower than Samsung's more advanced options (the manufacturer does not list burst speed in the technical specifications).

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Samsung Reviews

Known more for their smartphones than their cameras, Samsung offers the most connected line of imaging products for those who love the instant uploads from their cell phone but want to step up in quality.

Samsung has lead the way in the camera industry when it comes to sharing digital images—and even taking them. The Samsung NX3000 has a feature that allows you to wink at the camera to snap the photo, designed for selfie lovers. Some of their latest models can share images with a phone just by tapping the two devices together.

For those looking for the best image quality with the most connectivity, Samsung's mirrorless models are the way to go. While they feature the connectivity of a Samsung, they have large sensors and decent processors too. You'll likely pay a bit more over a camera without wi-fi or any connectivity, but for many the difference is well worth it.

Samsung's Galaxy cameras go beyond just connecting with wi-fi and add 3G so users can upload without sending it to a smartphone via wi-fi. Samsung offers a few budget models too, and while you get what you pay for applies to the image quality, not very many budget cameras include wi-fi.

Samsung has also taken style to heart. Many of their cameras feature a faux leather wrap, giving them a classy look.

If you are looking for a connected camera, Samsung is the manufacturer to consider.

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