Samsung WB250F and Samsung WB350F are affordable compact digital cameras standing in a similar price range. Well, of course, Samsung WB250F is cheaper than Samsung WB350F, but the price difference between these two models has narrowed greatly today to the point that we can consider the gap as marginal. Both models are already equipped with zoom lenses and built-in Wi-Fi for easy and seamless file sharing. So, in what ways do Samsung WB250F and Samsung WB350F differ from each other? Which model is the best choice for your money? Let’s see below.
Quite interestingly, both models already come with touchscreen control in combination with the function buttons. The touchscreen control is very useful and effective for quick navigation and precise focusing. Both models’ display screens are 3” and fixed. In terms of design, Samsung WB250F is slightly smaller and lighter than Samsung WB350F, but the textured surface on Samsung WB350F is really a nice thing. The textured pattern creates a stylish appearance and enhances handling. Samsung WB250F is only available in white, red, and blue variants. Samsung WB350F offers more color choices. There are white, red, brown, blue, and black variants. (See also: Samsung WB350F vs. Nikon S9700)
Both models come with built-in Wi-Fi and SMART features. The SMART features are convenience features that allow a variety of tasks to be performed directly on the camera, such as social media upload, email, and auto backup. They can also be controlled remotely using the Remote Viewfinder app. Samsung WB350F has been updated to come with built-in NFC, too, for easy and quick wireless connectivity with mobile devices.
Both models are already equipped with zoom lenses. However, Samsung WB250F’s lens can only provide up to 18X zoom, whereas Samsung WB350F’s lens can provide up to 21X zoom. Both already have optical image stabilization, ensuring sharp and crisp images without blur. Both also have flash for illumination in low light conditions. In addition, Samsung WB350F provides manual exposure and manual focusing for better control.
The most significant difference between these two models is the optical resolution. Samsung WB250F is 14 MP whereas Samsung WB350F is 16 MP. The higher optical resolution will allow sharper and more detailed images. Both models have 3200 maximum ISO. Samsung WB250F has 100 ISO at the lowest, while Samsung WB350F can reach slightly lower to 80 ISO. Both can record videos in 1920 x 1080.
Samsung WB350F vs. WB250F
Considering the marginal price difference, we recommend you to choose Samsung WB350F. It has better image quality and more features, including a more powerful zoom lens and wider ISO range.