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

Samsung WB750 vs Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

Winner
Samsung WB750

59

Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

57

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB750

Really small
Size
Compact 105x59x24 mm
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
440 fps
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
10 fps
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/3200 of a second
Size
Really small
Compact 106x59x33 mm
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps

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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At its widest zoom, the SX220 HS's lens captures marginally more light (0.1 f-stops)
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
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
Zoom
More zoom
18x vs 14x
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Around 70% more zoom
HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
Help
Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Size
Smaller
105x59x24 mm vs 106x59x33 mm
Help
More than 20% smaller
Continuous shooting
Shoots significantly faster
10 fps vs 3.2 fps
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More than 3x faster continuous shooting
Thickness
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
Battery life
Slightly longer battery life
220 shots vs 210 shots
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Almost the same
Lowest price
Cheaper
$228.00 vs $299.00
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The best price we've seen is $71 cheaper (more than 20% less)
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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 HS:240 fps
              WB750:440 fps
              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 HS:210 shots
              WB750:220 shots

              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 SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $140 - $180

              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

              Canon PowerShot SX220 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Travel zoom

              $210

              GPS Has a GPS
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Canon PowerShot SX200 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX200 IS

              Travel zoom

              $604

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Travel zoom

              $279 - $383

              Zoom Much more zoom
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Size Larger
              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 S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $399

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Zoom Less zoom

              Samsung WB750 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S9300

              Nikon Coolpix S9300

              Travel zoom

              $270

              GPS Has a GPS
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
              Size Larger
              Pentax Optio VS20

              Pentax Optio VS20

              Travel zoom

              $229

              Zoom More zoom
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Size Much larger
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $185 - $237

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Samsung WB800F

              Samsung WB800F

              Travel zoom

              $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 WB850F

              Samsung WB850F

              Travel zoom

              $5,174 - $5,839

              GPS Has a GPS
              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Lowest price Much more expensive
              Battery life Shorter battery life

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