Samsung WB700 vs Casio Exilim EX-H30

Winner
Samsung WB700

58

Casio Exilim EX-H30

46

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB700

Really small
Size
Compact (99×59×22 mm)
Thin
Thickness
0.9"
Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
 

Reasons to buy the Casio Exilim EX-H30

Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm
Size
Really small
Compact (104×58×28 mm)
Thickness
Thin
1.1"

galleries

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differences

Advantages of the Casio EX-H30

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Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/3 vs f/3.2
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At its widest zoom, the EX-H30's lens captures marginally more light (0.2 f-stops)
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Advantages of the Samsung WB700

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Zoom
More zoom
18x vs 12.5x
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More than 2x more zoom
Size
Smaller
99×59×22 mm vs 104×58×28 mm
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More than 20% smaller
Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
  1. Lens
vs
  1. Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Macro focus
Better macro capability
3.0 cm vs 5.0 cm
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Focus on subjects 40% closer to the lens
Thickness
Thinner
0.9" vs 1.1"
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More than 20% thinner
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
16s vs 8s
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2x longer exposures
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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
              Wide angle Good wide angle Help
              24 mm
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO Help
              Lacks boost light sensitivity
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Movie format HD (720p) video Help
              EX-H30720 x 1,280 @ 24fps
              WB700720p @ 30fps

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths
              Size Fairly small Help
              EX-H30104×58×28 mm
              WB70099×59×22 mm
              Thickness Thin Help
              EX-H301.1"
              WB7000.9"
              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

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

              Travel zoom

              $400

              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Thickness Is thicker
              Size Is significantly larger
              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Travel zoom

              $230

              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Thickness Is thicker
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II

              Pro digicam

              $598

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              Casio Exilim EX-H30 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H50

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H50

              Super zoom

              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Nikon Coolpix S33

              Nikon Coolpix S33

              Waterproof

              $117 - $161

              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Waterproof Waterproof
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Casio Exilim EX-ZR100

              Casio Exilim ZR100

              Travel zoom

              $440

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Size Slightly larger
              Ricoh CX5

              Ricoh CX5

              Travel zoom

              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Travel zoom

              $215

              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Size Much larger

              Samsung WB700 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB150F

              Samsung WB150F

              Travel zoom

              $160

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Size Larger
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Samsung WB750

              Samsung WB750

              Travel zoom

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Larger
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Samsung HZ10W

              Samsung HZ10W

              Travel zoom

              Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost ISO
              Size Much larger
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Samsung WB200F

              Samsung WB200F

              Travel zoom

              $148

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Size Larger
              Nikon Coolpix S9100

              Nikon Coolpix S9100

              Travel zoom

              $262

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Worse wide angle

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