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

Canon PowerShot SX230 HS vs Samsung WB750

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

62

Samsung WB750

57

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/3200 of a second
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB750

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm
Size
Really small
Compact 105x59x24 mm
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
440 fps
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
10 fps

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
Help
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
Zoom
More zoom
18x vs 14x
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Around 70% more zoom
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
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
Battery life
Slightly longer battery life
220 shots vs 210 shots
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Almost the same
Lowest price
Cheaper
$99.95 vs $214.99
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The best price we've seen is $115 cheaper (2.2x 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
              SX230 HS240 fps
              WB750440 fps
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              1080p @ 30fps
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              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
              SX230 HS210 shots
              WB750220 shots

              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 SX260 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Travel zoom

              $367

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

              Nikon Coolpix S9100

              Travel zoom

              $258

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $145 - $230

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Size Is slightly larger
              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $175 - $180

              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Travel zoom

              $260

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

              Travel zoom

              $407

              Size Slightly smaller
              Thickness Slightly thinner
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Travel zoom

              $274

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Zoom More zoom
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Travel zoom

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              3D Takes 3D photos
              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 - $403

              Zoom Much more zoom
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Canon PowerShot SX270 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX270 HS

              Travel zoom

              $348

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

              Samsung WB750 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB250F

              Samsung WB250F

              Travel zoom

              $160

              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
              Olympus XZ-1

              Olympus XZ-1

              Pro digicam

              $200

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Samsung WB150F

              Samsung WB150F

              Travel zoom

              $200

              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

              $228

              GPS Has a GPS
              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Size Slightly larger
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $149

              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Size Smaller
              High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

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