Waterproof to ten feet and drop-proof to 6,5 feet.
Records in 1080p or 720p resolution.
Uses microSD memory cards.
Standard mini HDMI connector.
Solid sharing and editing software.
Poor video quality.
Jittery when zooming.
Issues with controls.
Flip-out USB plug-in connector is recessed and difficult to maneuver in some computers.
Jelly effect in videos.
Not nearly rugged enough.
No manual controls at all.
Some of the W200's shooting options and durability features aren't very useful.
By evogadget.com on June 01, 2012
Overall, the sporty and slim figure of the Samsung W200, along with the water, dust and shock proof features make from this camcorder a great...-
By DreamWare Computers on December 31, 2011
The small size and digital design of cameras these days opens up a world of new possibilities that we never saw possible with previous generation cameras. For instance, you'd probably never strap a MiniDV video camera to your bike, or go running...-
By CamcorderInfo on October 31, 2011
Waterproof ultracompact camcorders have been flooding the market over the past year, so it’s fair to say the Samsung HMX-W200 has its good share of competitors. Surprisingly, the W200 held off the other camcorders in its price range by putting up...-
By Expert Reviews on October 27, 2011
A solidly-built camcorder with decent image quality, the W200 has intuitive controls and a good selection of features, and its underwater abilities are lots of fun too...100
By Trusted Reviews on October 19, 2011
The Samsung W200 is not an earth-shattering innovation in camcorder technology. In many respects its merely another waterproof pocket Internet model. But it does have significant abilities in key areas. In particular, its large back-side illuminated...80
By PC Mag on September 02, 2011
The Samsung HMX-W200 is one of the few pocket camcorders that can survive falls and capture underwater video, but with video quality that doesn’t live up to its 1080p promise and some other issues, you can do better....40
By itreviews.com on August 22, 2011
Here's a great gadget for taking on short trips where you want basic video and stills, though whether it's any better than a smartphone is a moot point. The latter is cancelled-out by the W200's rugged 'multi-proof' build and...80
By Engadget on August 18, 2011
So, is Samsung's "multi-proof" W200 worth its weight in underwater memories? It's tough to say, but we're leaning "yes." $150 is dirt cheap in this category, particularly for a device this small. The 1080p underwater video mode is leaps and...70
By DigitalCameraReview on August 09, 2011
Great stills output does little to make up for the fact the Samsung W200 only supports microSD cards and lacks a macro shooting...60
By cnet on August 05, 2011
The Samsung HMX-W200 might be a little less impressive than its specs, but it's still a very good rugged minicamcorder for the...70