Updated (January 2012): Compare the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS vs Samsung WB850F

Samsung WB750 vs Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

Winner
Samsung WB750

60

Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

58

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB750

Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
Really small
Size
Compact (105×59×25 mm)
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
440 fps
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
10 fps
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS.
Explore our gallery of 6 sample photos taken by the Samsung WB750.

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
Aperture
Slightly wider aperture
f/3.1 vs f/3.2
Help
Almost the same
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 WB750

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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
3D
Takes 3D photos
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
High-speed framerate
Higher speed movies
440 fps vs 240 fps
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More than 80% higher fps
Size
Smaller
105×59×25 mm vs 106×59×33 mm
Help
More than 20% smaller
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
Help
Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Zoom
More zoom
18x vs 14x
Help
Around 70% more zoom
Continuous shooting
Shoots significantly faster
10 fps vs 3.2 fps
Help
More than 3x faster continuous shooting
Thickness
Thinner
1" vs 1.3"
Help
More than 20% thinner
Weight
Lighter
193 g vs 215 g
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More than 10% lighter
Battery life
Slightly longer battery life
220 shots vs 210 shots
Help
Almost the same
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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
              High-speed framerate Extremely high speed movies Help
              SX220 HS240 fps
              WB750440 fps
              Movie format Full HD (1080p) video Help
              SX220 HS1080p @ 24fps
              WB7501080p @ 30fps
              Screen size Larger than average screens Help
              3"
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              SX220 HS
              1. Lens
              WB750
              1. Lens
              2. Sensor shift
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              5.0 cm
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              SX220 HS210 shots
              WB750220 shots
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              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

              Samsung WB850F

              Samsung WB850F

              Travel zoom

              $340

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Travel zoom

              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Samsung WB35F

              Samsung WB35F

              Travel zoom

              $80 - $130

              Weight Is slightly lighter
              Lowest price Is significantly less expensive
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor

              Canon PowerShot SX220 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Travel zoom

              $230

              GPS Has a GPS
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Compact

              $60 - $120

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Significantly smaller
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

              Travel zoom

              $329 - $330

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Nikon Coolpix S9200

              Nikon Coolpix S9200

              Travel zoom

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix S2900

              Nikon Coolpix S2900

              Compact

              $113

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Significantly smaller
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

              Samsung WB750 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB250F

              Samsung WB250F

              Travel zoom

              $115

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Battery life Significantly longer battery life
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Samsung HZ15W

              Samsung HZ15W

              Travel zoom

              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Samsung WB700

              Samsung WB700

              Travel zoom

              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Size Smaller
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Travel zoom

              $198 - $268

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Samsung WB150F

              Samsung WB150F

              Travel zoom

              $216

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

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