Canon PowerShot SX220 HS vs Samsung WB700

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 24fps
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB700

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm
Size
Really small
Compact (99×59×22 mm)
Macro focus
Great macro
3.0 cm
Thickness
Thin
0.9"

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Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS.
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differences

Advantages of the Canon SX220 HS

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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
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
Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
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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Almost the same
Weight
Lighter
215 g vs 245 g
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More than 10% lighter
Fastest shutter speed
Faster max shutter speed
1/3200s vs 1/2000s
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Around 40% faster max shutter speed
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Advantages of the Samsung WB700

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Wide angle
Much better wide angle
24 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
Size
Significantly smaller
99×59×22 mm vs 106×59×33 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
3.0 cm vs 5.0 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
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO Help
              Lacks boost light sensitivity
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths

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

              Common Weaknesses
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Travel zoom

              $230

              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Thickness Is thicker
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $205 - $249

              Battery life Has a significantly longer battery life
              Weight Is slightly lighter
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker

              Canon PowerShot SX220 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

              Travel zoom

              $229

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

              Travel zoom

              $268 - $329

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

              Travel zoom

              $269

              Size Slightly smaller
              Thickness Slightly thinner
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Travel zoom

              $400

              GPS Has a GPS
              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Slightly larger
              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Travel zoom

              $200

              GPS Has a GPS
              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Aperture Narrower aperture

              Samsung WB700 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB150F

              Samsung WB150F

              Travel zoom

              $190

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

              Samsung WB750

              Travel zoom

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Larger
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Samsung HZ10W

              Samsung HZ10W

              Travel zoom

              Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost ISO
              Size Much larger
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $349

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Zoom Less zoom
              Size Larger
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

              Travel zoom

              $410

              GPS Has a GPS
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Size Significantly larger
              Zoom Slightly less zoom

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