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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differences

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)
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Advantages of the Samsung WB750

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Wide angle Significantly better wide angle 24 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
Zoom More zoom 18x vs 14x
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Around 70% more zoom
3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
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
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 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
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:Sensor shift, Lens
        WB750:Lens, Sensor shift
        Sensor type Better sensor types Help
        Better in low light
        Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
        Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
        Weight Heavy Help
        SX230 HS:215 g
        WB750:193 g

        Compared to recent travel zooms

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

        Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

        Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
        SX230 HS:210 shots
        WB750:220 shots
        Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
        5 cm
        Touch screen No touchscreens Help
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        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

        Travel zoom

        $467 - $502

        Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
        Thickness Is thicker
        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
        Nikon Coolpix S9100

        Nikon Coolpix S9100

        Travel zoom

        $219

        Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
        Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
        Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
        Thickness Is thicker
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ7

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ7

        Travel zoom

        Size Is slightly smaller
        Thickness Is thinner
        High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
        Zoom Has slightly less zoom

        Canon PowerShot SX230 HS Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

        Travel zoom

        $200 - $300

        Zoom More zoom
        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Size Slightly larger
        Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

        Travel zoom

        $199 - $200

        Zoom More zoom
        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

        Travel zoom

        GPS No built-in GPS
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Canon PowerShot SX270 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX270 HS

        Travel zoom

        $184 - $213

        Zoom More zoom
        Wide angle Better wide angle
        GPS No built-in GPS
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

        Travel zoom

        $164

        Zoom More zoom
        Wide angle Better wide angle
        GPS No built-in GPS
        Aperture Narrower aperture

        Samsung WB750 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Samsung WB250F

        Samsung WB250F

        Travel zoom

        $111 - $169

        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
        Samsung WB150F

        Samsung WB150F

        Travel zoom

        $104 - $129

        Size Slightly smaller
        Thickness Slightly thinner
        High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Samsung WB850F

        Samsung WB850F

        Travel zoom

        $397

        GPS Has a GPS
        Screen type Has an OLED screen
        High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
        Size Slightly larger
        Fujifilm Finepix F600 EXR

        Fujifilm Finepix F600 EXR

        Travel zoom

        $290

        GPS Has a GPS
        Supports RAW Shoots RAW
        Size Significantly larger
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        Nikon Coolpix S5200

        Nikon Coolpix S5200

        Digicam

        $89 - $175

        Weight Lighter
        Zoom Significantly less zoom
        Size Much larger

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