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

Samsung WB750 vs Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

Winner
Samsung WB750

55

Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

53

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB750

Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
Really small
Size
Compact 105x59x24 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
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
290 ms shutter lag
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/3200 of a second
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps

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
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Almost the same
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 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
High-speed framerate
Higher speed movies
440 fps vs 240 fps
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More than 80% higher fps
3D
Takes 3D photos
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Size
Smaller
105x59x24 mm vs 106x59x33 mm
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More than 20% smaller
HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Zoom
More zoom
18x vs 14x
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Around 70% more zoom
Continuous shooting
Shoots significantly faster
10 fps vs 3.2 fps
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More than 3x faster continuous shooting
Thickness
Significantly thinner
1" vs 1.3"
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More than 20% thinner
Weight
Lighter
193 g vs 215 g
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More than 10% lighter
Lowest price
Cheaper
$150.06 vs $299.00
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The best price we've seen is $149 cheaper (around 50% less)
Battery life
Slightly longer battery life
220 shots vs 210 shots
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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
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              SX220 HSLens
              WB750Lens, 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 cm
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              SX220 HS210 shots
              WB750220 shots
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO

              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

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Travel zoom

              $279 - $280

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              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

              Canon PowerShot SX220 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Travel zoom

              $215

              GPS Has a GPS
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

              Travel zoom

              $407

              Size Slightly smaller
              Thickness Slightly thinner
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $170 - $180

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Zoom More zoom
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $220

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Size Much smaller
              Zoom Less zoom
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot SX200 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX200 IS

              Travel zoom

              $380

              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

              Samsung WB750 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $145 - $230

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Aperture Wider aperture
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Samsung WB50F

              Samsung WB50F

              Travel zoom

              $113 - $145

              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Weight Lighter
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Samsung WB850F

              Samsung WB850F

              Travel zoom

              $228

              GPS Has a GPS
              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Size Slightly larger
              Samsung WB250F

              Samsung WB250F

              Travel zoom

              $130

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Battery life Longer battery life
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Nikon Coolpix L310

              Nikon Coolpix L310

              Super zoom

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Zoom More zoom
              Size Much larger
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

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