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
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB700

Size
Really small
Compact 99x59x22 mm
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
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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
Thickness Significantly thinner 0.9" vs 1.3"
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More than 30% thinner
Macro focus Better macro capability 3 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 40% closer to the lens
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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
Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
Lens
Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO Help
Lacks boost light sensitivity
Weight Heavy Help
SX220 HS:215 g
WB700:245 g
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

Compared to recent travel zooms

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

GPS No built-in GPS Help
Missing geo-tagging

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

Travel zoom

$189 - $199

GPS Has a built-in GPS
Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
Thickness Is thicker
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
Nikon Coolpix S9100

Nikon Coolpix S9100

Travel zoom

$247 - $265

Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
Thickness Is thicker

Canon PowerShot SX220 HS Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

Travel zoom

$235 - $300

GPS Has a GPS
Zoom More zoom
Aperture Narrower aperture
Size Slightly larger
Canon PowerShot SX200 IS

Canon PowerShot SX200 IS

Travel zoom

$269

Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
Supports 24p No 24p support
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

Travel zoom

$280

GPS Has a GPS
Zoom More zoom
Supports 24p No 24p support
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

Travel zoom

$484 - $532

Size Slightly smaller
Thickness Slightly thinner
Supports 24p No 24p support
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Canon PowerShot SX270 HS

Canon PowerShot SX270 HS

Travel zoom

$330 - $389

Zoom More zoom
Wide angle Better wide angle
Supports 24p No 24p support
Aperture Narrower aperture

Samsung WB700 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

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
Panasonic Lumix TZ40

Panasonic Lumix TZ40

Travel zoom

$245

GPS Has a GPS
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Larger
Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
Samsung WB250F

Samsung WB250F

Travel zoom

$145

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Size Larger
Macro focus Worse macro capability
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W300

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W300

Compact

Aperture Wider aperture
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Wide angle Much worse wide angle
Zoom Significantly less zoom
Samsung WB750

Samsung WB750

Travel zoom

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

appearance

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discussion

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