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

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 99x59x22 mm
Macro focus
Great macro
3 cm
Thickness
Thin
0.9"

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
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
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
Fastest shutter speed
Significantly 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
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

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

              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              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
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths

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

              Common Weaknesses
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Travel zoom

              $210

              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Thickness Is thicker
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Travel zoom

              $279 - $383

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon IXUS 115 HS

              Canon IXUS 115 HS

              Compact

              $269

              Weight Is significantly lighter
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Zoom Has slightly less zoom
              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $399

              Aperture Has a much wider aperture
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Nikon Coolpix S9100

              Nikon Coolpix S9100

              Travel zoom

              $259

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Canon IXUS 220 HS

              Canon IXUS 220 HS

              Compact

              $869

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is much more expensive

              Canon PowerShot SX220 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX200 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX200 IS

              Travel zoom

              $603

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

              Travel zoom

              $345

              Size Slightly smaller
              Thickness Slightly thinner
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $172 - $180

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Zoom More zoom
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Canon EOS 1200D

              Canon EOS 1200D

              Entry-level DSLR

              $400 body only

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Size Much larger
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Nikon Coolpix S220

              Nikon Coolpix S220

              Ultra compact

              $70

              Size Much smaller
              Continuous shooting Shoots significantly faster
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Image stabilization No image stabilization

              Samsung WB700 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $125

              Weight Much lighter
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Zoom Significantly less zoom
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Samsung WB150F

              Samsung WB150F

              Travel zoom

              $150

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Size Larger
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Sony NEX C3

              Sony NEX C3

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $212 body only

              $571 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Size Significantly larger
              Samsung WB750

              Samsung WB750

              Travel zoom

              $198

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Size Larger
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ20

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ20

              Travel zoom

              $215

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

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