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

Canon IXUS 220 HS vs Samsung WB700

Winner
Canon IXUS 220 HS

57

Samsung WB700

52

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon IXUS 220 HS

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

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB700

Zoom
Great zoom
18x

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
High-speed framerate
Records high-speed movies
240 fps vs None
Help
Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/2.7 vs f/3.2
Help
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
Help
Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video but at a lower frame rate
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
Help
More than 20% smaller
Weight
Much lighter
141 g vs 245 g
Help
More than 40% lighter
Thickness
Thinner
0.8" vs 0.9"
Help
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"
Help
More than 10% larger screen
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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
              Size Fairly small Help
              IXUS 220 HS:92x55x19 mm
              WB700:99x59x22 mm
              Thickness Thin Help
              IXUS 220 HS:0.8"
              WB700:0.9"
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              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 115 HS

              Canon IXUS 115 HS

              Compact

              $267

              Lowest price Is much less expensive
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Travel zoom

              $279 - $383

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is much heavier
              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Travel zoom

              $210

              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ20

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ20

              Travel zoom

              $215

              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier

              Canon IXUS 220 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon IXUS 265 HS

              Canon IXUS 265 HS

              Travel zoom

              $152

              Screen size Larger screen
              Zoom More zoom
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $399

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Size Significantly larger
              Canon IXUS 255 HS

              Canon IXUS 255 HS

              Travel zoom

              $571

              Screen size Larger screen
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Canon IXUS 125 HS

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 125 HS

              Compact

              $109

              Screen size Larger screen
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Shutter lag More shutter lag
              Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower
              Canon IXUS 230 HS

              Canon IXUS 230 HS

              Travel zoom

              $252

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

              Samsung WB700 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $175

              Weight Much lighter
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Zoom Less zoom
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Samsung WB150F

              Samsung WB150F

              Travel zoom

              $150

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Size Larger
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Samsung WB750

              Samsung WB750

              Travel zoom

              $333

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Size Larger
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

              Compact

              $140

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Weight Significantly lighter
              Zoom Significantly less zoom
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $130 - $200

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Larger
              Thickness Thicker

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