Updated (September, 2011): Compare the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS vs Samsung WB750

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
290 ms shutter lag
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB700

Size
Really small
Compact 99x59x22 mm
Macro focus
Great macro
3 cm
Thickness
Thin
0.9"
 
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differences

Advantages of the Canon SX220 HS

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Supports 24p Supports 24p Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
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
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 461k dots vs 213k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
Aperture Slightly wider aperture f/3.1 vs f/3.2
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At its widest zoom, the SX220 HS's lens captures marginally more light (0.1 f-stops)
Weight Lighter 215 g vs 245 g
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More than 10% lighter
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $289.62 vs $328.32
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The best price we've seen is $39 cheaper (more than 10% less)
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Advantages of the Samsung WB700

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Wide angle Better wide angle 24 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
Size Significantly smaller 99x59x22 mm vs 106x59x33 mm
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Around 40% smaller
Zoom More zoom 18x vs 14x
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Around 70% more zoom
Macro focus Better macro capability 3 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 40% closer to the lens
Thickness Significantly thinner 0.9" vs 1.3"
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More than 30% thinner
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recommendations

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

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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO Help
              Lacks boost light sensitivity
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Weight Heavy Help
              SX220 HS:215 g
              WB700:245 g
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Travel zoom

              $384

              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Samsung WB150F

              Samsung WB150F

              Travel zoom

              $139 - $299

              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Weight Is slightly lighter
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ20

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ20

              Travel zoom

              $376 - $441

              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Size Is significantly larger
              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $199 - $259

              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Weight Is slightly lighter
              Thickness Is thicker
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Travel zoom

              $149 - $180

              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Samsung WB35F

              Samsung WB35F

              Travel zoom

              $91 - $99

              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Weight Is significantly lighter
              Thickness Is thicker
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen

              Canon PowerShot SX220 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Travel zoom

              $195

              GPS Has a GPS
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Fujifilm FinePix F80EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix F80EXR

              Travel zoom

              $280

              Size Smaller
              Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Travel zoom

              $275 - $300

              GPS Has a GPS
              Zoom More zoom
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Slightly larger
              Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

              Travel zoom

              $432 - $446

              Size Slightly smaller
              Thickness Slightly thinner
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30

              Panasonic Lumix TZ30

              Travel zoom

              $275

              GPS Has a GPS
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Aperture Narrower aperture

              Samsung WB700 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB750

              Samsung WB750

              Travel zoom

              3D Takes 3D photos
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Size Larger
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Samsung WB200F

              Samsung WB200F

              Travel zoom

              $110 - $150

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Size Larger
              Samsung WB600

              Samsung WB600

              Travel zoom

              Size Larger
              Zoom Less zoom
              Samsung NV100HD

              Samsung NV100HD

              Compact

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Zoom Significantly less zoom
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Samsung WB650

              Samsung WB650

              Travel zoom

              GPS Has a GPS
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Larger
              Zoom Less zoom

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