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

Canon IXUS 220 HS

Winner
Canon IXUS 220 HS

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Samsung WB700

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Samsung WB700

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Reasons to buy the Canon IXUS 220 HS

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.7
Size
Really small
Super compact 92x55x19 mm
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Thickness
Thin
0.8"
 

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
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
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
Size Smaller 92x55x19 mm vs 99x59x22 mm
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More than 20% smaller
Weight Much 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 $300.51 vs $410.23
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The best price we've seen is $110 cheaper (around 30% less)
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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 Significantly larger screen 3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Thickness Thin Help
              IXUS 220 HS:0.8"
              WB700:0.9"
              Lowest price Very expensive Help
              IXUS 220 HS:$300.51
              WB700:$410.23
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
              No 3d support
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              IXUS 220 HS:230k dots
              WB700:213k dots

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon IXUS 230 HS

              Canon IXUS 230 HS

              Travel zoom

              $229 - $435

              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Travel zoom

              $199

              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $235 - $250

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Samsung WB250F

              Samsung WB250F

              Travel zoom

              $111 - $169

              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing

              Canon IXUS 220 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon ELPH 330 HS

              Canon ELPH 330 HS

              Travel zoom

              $160

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

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 125 HS

              Compact

              $302 - $399

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Shutter lag More shutter lag
              Size Slightly larger
              Canon PowerShot IXUS 240 HS

              Canon IXUS 240 HS

              Compact

              $406

              Screen size Much larger screen
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Size Slightly larger
              Shutter lag More shutter lag
              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Travel zoom

              $199 - $200

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Size Much larger
              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Travel zoom

              $200 - $300

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Size Much larger

              Samsung WB700 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB150F

              Samsung WB150F

              Travel zoom

              $104 - $129

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Size Larger
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Canon PowerShot G9

              Canon PowerShot G9

              Pro digicam

              $684

              Aperture Wider aperture
              External flash Supports an external flash
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Fujifilm FinePix S8200

              Fujifilm FinePix S8200

              Super zoom

              $201 - $249

              Zoom Much more zoom
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Travel zoom

              $177

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Weight Much lighter
              Zoom Significantly less zoom
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Nikon Coolpix S8100

              Nikon Coolpix S8100

              Travel zoom

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Zoom Significantly less zoom

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