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

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

Size
Really small
Compact 106x59x33 mm
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

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
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
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
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 Significantly 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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        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
        HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
        You could do HDR manually
        3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
        No 3d support

        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 SX230 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

        Travel zoom

        $199

        GPS Has a built-in GPS
        Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
        Thickness Is thicker
        Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
        Samsung WB250F

        Samsung WB250F

        Travel zoom

        $111 - $169

        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
        Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
        Nikon Coolpix S9100

        Nikon Coolpix S9100

        Travel zoom

        $219

        Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
        Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
        Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
        Thickness Is thicker
        Canon PowerShot S110

        Canon PowerShot S110

        Pro digicam

        $235 - $250

        Aperture Has a much wider aperture
        True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
        Thickness Is thicker
        Shutter lag Has significantly more shutter lag

        Canon PowerShot SX220 HS Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

        Travel zoom

        $199 - $200

        GPS Has a GPS
        Zoom More zoom
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

        Travel zoom

        $164

        Zoom More zoom
        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Size Slightly larger
        Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

        Travel zoom

        $200 - $300

        GPS Has a GPS
        Zoom More zoom
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Shutter lag Significantly more shutter lag
        Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

        Travel zoom

        $467 - $502

        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

        $184 - $213

        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

        $104 - $129

        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
        Size Larger
        Macro focus Worse macro capability
        Canon PowerShot G9

        Canon PowerShot G9

        Pro digicam

        $684

        Aperture Wider aperture
        External flash Supports an external flash
        Wide angle Much worse wide angle
        Size Much larger
        Fujifilm FinePix S8200

        Fujifilm FinePix S8200

        Super zoom

        $201 - $249

        Zoom Much more zoom
        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Size Much larger
        Thickness Much thicker
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

        Travel zoom

        $177

        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Weight Much lighter
        Zoom Significantly less zoom
        Wide angle Worse wide angle
        Nikon Coolpix S8100

        Nikon Coolpix S8100

        Travel zoom

        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
        Zoom Significantly less zoom

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