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 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 SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $199 - $259

              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Thickness Is thicker
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Samsung WB250F

              Samsung WB250F

              Travel zoom

              $150

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ20

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ20

              Travel zoom

              $220

              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Size Is significantly larger

              Canon PowerShot SX220 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

              Travel zoom

              $269

              Zoom More zoom
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Slightly larger
              Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

              Travel zoom

              $240

              Size Slightly smaller
              Thickness Slightly thinner
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Travel zoom

              $292 - $300

              GPS Has a GPS
              Zoom More zoom
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Slightly larger
              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Travel zoom

              $149 - $190

              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Battery life Significantly longer battery life
              Size Much larger
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              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

              Samsung WB700 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus SP-510 UZ

              Olympus SP-510 UZ

              Super zoom

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Supports RAW Shoots RAW
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              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 WB35F

              Samsung WB35F

              Travel zoom

              $90 - $99

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Weight Significantly lighter
              Zoom Less zoom
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Canon EOS 70D

              Canon EOS 70D

              Pro DSLR

              $999 - $1,153 body only

              $1,330 - $1,349 with 18-135mm lens

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Much larger
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Samsung WB1100F

              Samsung WB1100F

              Super zoom

              $174 - $249

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker

              appearance

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