Samsung HMX-W350: Review

The Samsung HMX-W350 is the last MultimediaCam Full HD 1,920×1,080 / 25p placed in the market by Samsung and boasts excellent rugged features: resistant to water, dust and shock can be used virtually anywhere and in any weather condition.

The camera is equipped with a 5 MP CMOS BSI sensor and a bright F2.2 lens. The device has a 2.3 inch LCD display with a resolution of 230,000 pixels with wide viewing angle who lets you operate even under direct light. The camera also allows you to take photographs with a resolution of 5.5 MP, which can be made extremely creative and fun thanks to the Smart Filter.

Samsung HMX-W350: Design

The design of the Samsung HMX-W350 is quite minimalist and ergonomic enclosing, the rugged features of the highest level. And the camcorder has been designed and built to withstand water (up to 5 meters deep), withstand sand and dust (thanks to technology and dust proof) and withstand the shocks. With these features, the Samsung HMX-W350 lends itself to be the perfect travel companion and can be used for any situation and context. These are all thanks to its small dimensions and equal to 6×11, 2×1, 78 cm and a weight of just 137 grams.

Samsung HMX-W350: Features and Functionalities

The new Samsung HMX-W350 is a MultimediaCam with a BSI CMOS sensor 1/3.2 “with a 5MP resolution and a bright F2.2 lens that lets you shoot video without blur and the best possible quality in all environmental conditions, thanks to the sensor’s ability to collect twice the brightness compared to a traditional sensor.

Among the main features of the camera, we find the rugged capabilities that enable an almost total use in all environmental conditions: the device is water resistant to a depth of 5 meters, resistant to send, dust and shock. The camera allows you to record video 1,920 x 1,080 / 25p Full HD images with intense rich colors and lifelike details. Thanks to the recording speed of 25 fps, the video will be well executed.

Samsung HMX-W350
Samsung HMX-W350

Also good My Clip function that allows you to assign a tag to any scene of the shot so that you can review later without the slightest effort on the excellent LCD 230K pixels with a size of 2.3 inches that allows vision any angle thanks to technology (probably active matrix) to which the camera is equipped. The very useful and functional features of the recording pauses for a short time and then resume recording to the same point without creating a new file, in practice the camera continues to record on the same file that was previously stopped.

To emphasize the underwater camera will find the auto mode Aqua Mode which compensates for image blur and minimizes the distortion of the images giving crisper, even when we find ourselves in the waves, even the white balance and focus, both automatic, are made specifically for underwater shooting.

Among the various features of the camera, and the ability to take pictures at a resolution of 5.5 MP and the Smart BGM II, we will find the One Touch Sharing Button that will allow us to easily share our videos on YouTube (of course after I connected the camera to the computer). And to stay in terms of connectivity, thanks to the built-in USB port, as well as connect with a computer, we can also charge the camera directly from the USB port built into it.


The Samsung HMX-W350 MultimediCam Samsung is the latest release to the market at an affordable price and a number of features of excellent quality. Among all, we cannot forget the potential of the rugged device that allowed it to be to resist water, dust, sand and shocks. All this, in combination with the integrated USB port that allows a fast and easy connection to a computer through which you can also recharge the camcorder, makes it an irreplaceable travel companion, especially during the summer.

Easy of Use
Value of Money

PROS : TFT LCD display with high viewing angle, Shock Resistant, Dust-proof, Sensor BSI CMOS 5 MP; Resistant to water (up to 5 meters deep); Charging from USB; bright F2.2 lens.

CONS : Zoom.

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