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

Size
Really small
Super compact 92x55x19 mm
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Thickness
Thin
0.8"
Weight
Light-weight
141 g
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB700

Zoom
Great zoom
18x
 
Differences | Recommendations | Similarities | Competitors | Appearance | Discussion

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
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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
Lowest price Significantly cheaper $248.99 vs $963.65
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The best price we've seen is $715 cheaper (3.9x less)
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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent compacts, and ignoring price

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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
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              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 IXUS 125 HS

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 125 HS

              Compact

              $108 - $263

              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Shutter lag Has slightly more shutter lag
              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

              $206

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

              Canon IXUS 220 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon IXUS 265 HS

              Canon IXUS 265 HS

              Travel zoom

              $184 - $186

              Screen size Larger screen
              Zoom More zoom
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Canon IXUS 255 HS

              Canon IXUS 255 HS

              Travel zoom

              $225

              Screen size Larger screen
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Canon IXUS 155

              Canon IXUS 155

              Travel zoom

              $128

              Zoom More zoom
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $330 - $449

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Size Significantly larger
              Canon IXUS 230 HS

              Canon IXUS 230 HS

              Travel zoom

              $311

              Screen size Larger screen
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture

              Samsung WB700 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus SP-510 UZ

              Olympus SP-510 UZ

              Super zoom

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Supports RAW Shoots RAW
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Canon EOS 70D

              Canon EOS 70D

              Pro DSLR

              $999 - $1,153 body only

              $1,330 - $1,349 with 18-135mm lens

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Much larger
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Samsung WB35F

              Samsung WB35F

              Travel zoom

              $94 - $99

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Weight Significantly lighter
              Zoom Less zoom
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Samsung WB1100F

              Samsung WB1100F

              Super zoom

              $188 - $249

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Canon EOS 5D Mark III

              Canon EOS 5D Mark III

              Pro DSLR

              $3,399 body only

              $3,990 - $3,999 with 24-105mm lens

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost ISO
              Size Much larger
              Built-in flash No built-in flash

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