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

Canon IXUS 220 HS

Winner
Canon IXUS 220 HS

61

vs

Samsung WB700

55

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
 
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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
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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

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

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Canon IXUS 220 HS Canon IXUS 220 HS 61

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55 Samsung WB700 Samsung WB700

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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ20

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ20

Travel zoom

$376 - $441

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 125 HS

Canon PowerShot IXUS 125 HS

Compact

$411

Screen size Larger screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Shutter lag More shutter lag
Size Slightly larger
Canon IXUS 265 HS

Canon IXUS 265 HS

Travel zoom

$210 - $231

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

$412

Screen size Larger screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Size Larger
Canon IXUS 230 HS

Canon IXUS 230 HS

Travel zoom

Screen size Larger screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Wide angle Worse wide angle
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon IXUS 115 HS

Canon IXUS 115 HS

Compact

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

Samsung WB700 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Samsung WB350F

Samsung WB350F

Travel zoom

$140 - $199

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Size Larger
Thickness Thicker
Kodak PixPro FZ51

Kodak PixPro FZ51

Compact

$79

Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Zoom Significantly less zoom
Aperture Narrower aperture
Ricoh HZ15

Ricoh HZ15

Digicam

$127

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Zoom Less zoom
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Samsung WB250F

Samsung WB250F

Travel zoom

$139

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Size Larger
Macro focus Worse macro capability
Samsung WB150F

Samsung WB150F

Travel zoom

$139 - $299

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

appearance

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discussion

Canon IXUS 220 HS
IXUS 220 HS
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Samsung WB700
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