Updated (September 2011): Compare the Casio Exilim EX-H30 vs Samsung WB750

Samsung WB700 vs Casio Exilim EX-H30

Winner
Samsung WB700

57

Casio Exilim EX-H30

46

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB700

Large screen
Screen size
3"
Really small
Size
Compact (99×59×22 mm)
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Great macro
Macro focus
3.0 cm
 

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"

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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
Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
  1. Lens
vs
  1. Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Size
Smaller
99×59×22 mm vs 104×58×28 mm
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More than 20% smaller
Macro focus
Significantly 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
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              EX-H305.0 cm
              WB7003.0 cm
              Movie format HD (720p) video Help
              EX-H30720 x 1,280 @ 24fps
              WB700720p @ 30fps
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths
              Size Fairly small Help
              EX-H30104×58×28 mm
              WB70099×59×22 mm
              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
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ20

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ20

              Travel zoom

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

              Casio Exilim EX-H30 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

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              Fujifilm FinePix S5600

              Super zoom

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Supports RAW Shoots RAW
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
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              Kodak DX6490

              Super zoom

              External flash Supports an external flash
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Size Much larger
              Casio Exilim EX-ZR100

              Casio Exilim ZR100

              Travel zoom

              $298

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Size Slightly larger
              Casio Exilim EX-ZR200

              Casio Exilim ZR-200

              Travel zoom

              $266

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Size Slightly larger
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $278

              Zoom Much more zoom
              GPS Has a GPS
              Size Significantly larger
              Supports 24p No 24p support

              Samsung WB700 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB600

              Samsung WB600

              Travel zoom

              Size Larger
              Zoom Less zoom
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30

              Panasonic Lumix TZ30

              Travel zoom

              $248

              GPS Has a GPS
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Larger
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Samsung WB650

              Samsung WB650

              Travel zoom

              GPS Has a GPS
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Larger
              Zoom Less zoom
              Samsung WB500

              Samsung WB500

              Travel zoom

              $172

              Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost ISO
              Size Much larger
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Panasonic Lumix FZ72

              Panasonic Lumix FZ72

              Super zoom

              $294 - $323

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker

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