As well as being compared against other travel zooms, the Samsung WB210 is also often compared to compacts and ultra compacts. The Samsung WB210's top rivals come from Canon (such as the ELPH 100 HS and the PowerShot ELPH 160) and Samsung (such as the HZ10W and the WB150F)

Competitor classes

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung WB210 compared to other travel zoom competitors include: it has a significantly larger screen (3.5" vs 2.7"), has a much higher resolution screen (1,152k dots vs 460k dots), is slightly smaller (compact (101×59×22 mm) vs compact (107×61×28 mm)), has better image stabilization (lens vs digital) and has a touch screen.

However, on average it doesn't have a built-in GPS, doesn't have an OLED screen (LCD vs OLED), is older (february 2011 vs january 2012) and slightly shorter exposures (8 seconds vs 16 seconds).

Canon PowerShot ELPH 160

Canon PowerShot ELPH 160
3 years newer
$134

Significant advantages of the ELPH 160 (vs the WB210)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the ELPH 160 (vs the WB210)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm
  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 1,152k dots
  • Significantly smaller screen: 2.7" vs 3.5"

common strengths of the ELPH 160 and WB210

  • Very small: Super compact (95×54×22 mm) vs Compact (101×59×22 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"
  • Very light: 127 g vs 174 g

Samsung HZ10W

Samsung HZ10W
2 years older

Significant advantages of the HZ10W (vs the WB210)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the HZ10W (vs the WB210)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 1,152k dots
  • Significantly larger: Compact (105×61×37 mm) vs Compact (101×59×22 mm)
  • Significantly smaller screen: 2.7" vs 3.5"

common strengths of the HZ10W and WB210

  • Fairly small: Compact (105×61×37 mm) vs Compact (101×59×22 mm)
  • Thin: 1.5" vs 0.9"
  • Light weight: 249 g vs 174 g

Samsung WB150F

Samsung WB150F
10 months newer

Significant advantages of the WB150F (vs the WB210)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the WB150F (vs the WB210)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 1,152k dots
  • Smaller screen: 3" vs 3.5"

common strengths of the WB150F and WB210

  • Very small: Compact (107×60×23 mm) vs Compact (101×59×22 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"
  • Very light: 188 g vs 174 g

Samsung HZ35W

Samsung HZ35W
1 year older

Significant advantages of the HZ35W (vs the WB210)

  • Has a GPS
  • Has an OLED screen: OLED vs LCD

Significant disadvantages of the HZ35W (vs the WB210)

  • Smaller screen: 3" vs 3.5"
  • No touch screen
  • Significantly heavier: 245 g vs 174 g

common strengths of the HZ35W and WB210

  • Very small: Compact (107×61×28 mm) vs Compact (101×59×22 mm)
  • Very thin: 1.1" vs 0.9"
  • Light weight: 245 g vs 174 g

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung WB210 compared to compact competitors include: it has a significantly wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 28 mm), has a slightly larger screen (3.5" vs 3"), has a much higher resolution screen (1,152k dots vs 230k dots), has a touch screen and has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second).

However, on average it is slightly larger (compact (101×59×22 mm) vs super compact (93×56×20 mm)), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS), is thicker (0.9" vs 0.8") and is slightly heavier (174 g vs 140 g).

Canon ELPH 100 HS

Canon ELPH 100 HS
similar age

Significant advantages of the 100 HS (vs the WB210)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the 100 HS (vs the WB210)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 1,152k dots
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm
  • Smaller screen: 3" vs 3.5"

common strengths of the 100 HS and WB210

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.9
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (93×56×20 mm) vs Compact (101×59×22 mm)

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung WB210 compared to ultra compact competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.9 vs f/3.3), has a slightly wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 26 mm), has a slightly larger screen (3.5" vs 3"), has a much higher resolution screen (1,152k dots vs 230k dots) and has better image stabilization (lens vs digital).

However, on average it is slightly larger (compact (101×59×22 mm) vs ultra compact (93×54×19 mm)) and is thicker (0.9" vs 0.7").

Samsung SH100

Samsung SH100
similar age

Significant advantages of the SH100 (vs the WB210)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the SH100 (vs the WB210)

  • None found

common strengths of the SH100 and WB210

  • None found