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

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm
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
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
        Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
        Lens
        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

        Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

        Travel zoom

        $179 - $262

        Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
        Thickness Is thicker
        Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
        Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

        Travel zoom

        $206

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

        Canon PowerShot SX220 HS Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

        Travel zoom

        $380

        Size Slightly smaller
        Thickness Slightly thinner
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

        Travel zoom

        $279 - $368

        Zoom Much more zoom
        External mic jack Has an external mic jack
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Size Larger
        Canon PowerShot SX200 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX200 IS

        Travel zoom

        Macro focus Much better macro capability
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Canon PowerShot SX120 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX120 IS

        Travel zoom

        $230

        Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
        Aperture Wider aperture
        Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
        Size Much larger
        Canon PowerShot SX270 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX270 HS

        Travel zoom

        $515

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

        Samsung WB700 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cybershot DSC-H70

        Sony Cybershot H70

        Travel zoom

        $125

        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Weight Lighter
        Zoom Less zoom
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Samsung WB250F

        Samsung WB250F

        Travel zoom

        $150

        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Macro focus Worse macro capability
        Size Larger
        Samsung ST200F

        Samsung ST200F

        Digicam

        $204

        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
        Zoom Less zoom
        Wide angle Worse wide angle
        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
        Canon EOS 5D Mark III

        Canon EOS 5D Mark III

        Pro DSLR

        $3,399 body only

        $3,990 - $3,999 with 24-105mm lens

        Sensor size Much larger sensor
        Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost ISO
        Size Much larger
        Built-in flash No built-in flash

        appearance

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