Updated (March, 2013): Compare the Canon PowerShot SX270 HS vs Samsung WB150F

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB150F

Size
Really small
Compact 106x59x23 mm
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Thickness
Thin
0.9"
Weight
Light-weight
188 g
 
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differences

Advantages of the Canon SX260 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
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 24fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video but at a lower frame rate
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies 240 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Zoom More zoom 20x vs 18x
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More than 20% more zoom
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Advantages of the Samsung WB150F

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Size Significantly smaller 106x59x23 mm vs 106x61x33 mm
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More than 30% smaller
Aperture Wider aperture f/3.2 vs f/3.5
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At its widest zoom, the WB150F's lens captures marginally more light (0.3 f-stops)
Wide angle Better wide angle 24 mm vs 25 mm
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Almost the same
Thickness Significantly thinner 0.9" vs 1.3"
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Around 30% thinner
Weight Lighter 188 g vs 231 g
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Around 20% lighter
Lowest price Cheaper $104.00 vs $199.99
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The best price we've seen is $96 cheaper (around 50% less)
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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
              Zoom Great zoom Help
              SX260 HS:20x
              WB150F:18x
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
              No 3d support

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB250F

              Samsung WB250F

              Travel zoom

              $111 - $169

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Travel zoom

              $113 - $149

              Battery life Has a much longer battery life
              Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is much heavier
              Canon ELPH 520 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS

              Ultra compact

              $109 - $117

              Size Is significantly smaller
              Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Zoom Has significantly less zoom
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $148 - $191

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Travel zoom

              $130 - $184

              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Travel zoom

              $199 - $200

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Olympus Stylus SH-50 iHS

              Olympus Stylus SH-50 iHS

              Travel zoom

              $209

              Zoom More zoom
              Aperture Wider aperture
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Canon PowerShot SX270 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX270 HS

              Travel zoom

              $184 - $213

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20

              Panasonic Lumix ZS20

              Travel zoom

              $229 - $399

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
              Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

              Travel zoom

              $164

              Battery life Slightly longer battery life
              Weight Slightly lighter
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower

              Samsung WB150F Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB200F

              Samsung WB200F

              Travel zoom

              $110 - $150

              Thickness Slightly thinner
              Weight Heavier
              Samsung WB30F

              Samsung WB30F

              Ultra compact

              $88 - $129

              Size Smaller
              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Zoom Significantly less zoom
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Samsung ST150F

              Samsung ST150F

              Ultra compact

              $88 - $99

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Size Smaller
              Zoom Significantly less zoom
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Travel zoom

              $92

              Size Smaller
              Weight Significantly lighter
              Zoom Significantly less zoom
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Samsung DV300F

              Samsung DV300F

              Ultra compact

              $189

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Zoom Significantly less zoom
              Wide angle Worse wide angle

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