Updated (January, 2012): Compare the Canon PowerShot SX230 HS vs Samsung WB850F

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB750

Size
Really small
Compact 105x59x24 mm
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
440 fps
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
10 fps
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 
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Advantages of the Canon SX230 HS

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GPS Has a GPS Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
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 SX230 HS's lens captures marginally more light (0.1 f-stops)
Lowest price Cheaper $205.98 vs $488.46
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The best price we've seen is $282 cheaper (2.4x less)
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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
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
Size Smaller 105x59x24 mm vs 106x59x33 mm
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More than 20% smaller
High-speed framerate Higher speed movies 440 fps vs 240 fps
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More than 80% higher fps
Continuous shooting Shoots 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
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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
              High-speed framerate Very high speed movies Help
              SX230 HS:240 fps
              WB750:440 fps
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              SX230 HS:Lens, Sensor shift
              WB750:Sensor shift, Lens
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              5 cm
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              SX230 HS:210 shots
              WB750:220 shots

              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 SX280 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Travel zoom

              $199 - $320

              Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Travel zoom

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $228 - $249

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Zoom Has slightly less zoom
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20

              Panasonic Lumix ZS20

              Travel zoom

              $162 - $798

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Nikon Coolpix S9500

              Nikon Coolpix S9500

              Travel zoom

              $221

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Thickness Is thicker

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Travel zoom

              $292 - $300

              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
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Travel zoom

              $299 - $371

              Zoom Much more zoom
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

              Travel zoom

              $269

              Zoom More zoom
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot SX270 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX270 HS

              Travel zoom

              $195

              Zoom More zoom
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Supports 24p No 24p support

              Samsung WB750 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB850F

              Samsung WB850F

              Travel zoom

              $220

              GPS Has a GPS
              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Size Slightly larger
              Samsung WB150F

              Samsung WB150F

              Travel zoom

              $150

              Size Slightly smaller
              Lowest price Cheaper
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $140 - $259

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Aperture Wider aperture
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Travel zoom

              $278 - $297

              Zoom Much more zoom
              GPS Has a GPS
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Size Significantly larger
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

              Travel zoom

              $199

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Zoom More zoom
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Aperture Narrower aperture

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