Updated (September, 2011): Compare the Canon IXUS 230 HS vs Samsung WB750

Canon IXUS 220 HS

Winner
Canon IXUS 220 HS

58

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Samsung WB700

53

Samsung WB700

Runner-up
     
 

Reasons to buy the Canon IXUS 220 HS

Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB700

Zoom
Great zoom
18x
 
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differences

Advantages of the Canon IXUS 220 HS

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Supports 24p Supports 24p Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Aperture Wider aperture f/2.7 vs f/3.2
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At its widest zoom, the IXUS 220 HS's lens captures marginally more light (0.5 f-stops)
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 24fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video but at a lower frame rate
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies 240 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Size Smaller 92x55x19 mm vs 99x59x22 mm
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More than 20% smaller
Weight Significantly lighter 141 g vs 245 g
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More than 40% lighter
Thickness Thinner 0.8" vs 0.9"
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More than 10% thinner
Lowest price Cheaper $212.34 vs $328.32
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The best price we've seen is $116 cheaper (around 40% less)
Canon IXUS 220 HS Learn more about
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Advantages of the Samsung WB700

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Zoom Significantly more zoom 18x vs 5x
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Around 13x more zoom
Screen size Larger screen 3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
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recommendations

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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Size Fairly small Help
              IXUS 220 HS:92x55x19 mm
              WB700:99x59x22 mm
              Thickness Thin Help
              IXUS 220 HS:0.8"
              WB700:0.9"
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              IXUS 220 HS:230k dots
              WB700:213k dots

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon Digital IXUS 130 IS

              Canon Digital IXUS 130 IS

              Ultra compact

              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $199 - $259

              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Travel zoom

              $200

              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $130

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is much heavier

              Canon IXUS 220 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon IXUS 265 HS

              Canon IXUS 265 HS

              Travel zoom

              $188

              Screen size Larger screen
              Zoom More zoom
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Canon IXUS 125 HS

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 125 HS

              Compact

              Screen size Larger screen
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Shutter lag More shutter lag
              Size Slightly larger
              Canon IXUS 155

              Canon IXUS 155

              Travel zoom

              $183

              Zoom More zoom
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Canon IXUS 255 HS

              Canon IXUS 255 HS

              Travel zoom

              $241

              Screen size Larger screen
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Canon IXUS 115 HS

              Canon IXUS 115 HS

              Compact

              $216

              Screen size Larger screen
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture

              Samsung WB700 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB750

              Samsung WB750

              Travel zoom

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Size Larger
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Samsung WB600

              Samsung WB600

              Travel zoom

              Size Larger
              Zoom Less zoom
              Samsung WB550

              Samsung WB550

              Travel zoom

              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost ISO
              Size Much larger
              Zoom Less zoom
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $498

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Zoom Significantly less zoom
              Size Significantly larger
              Nikon Coolpix P600

              Nikon Coolpix P600

              Super zoom

              $397

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker

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              discussion

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