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

Samsung WB700 vs Casio Exilim EX-H30

Winner
Samsung WB700

56

Casio Exilim EX-H30

45

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)

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
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
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
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Movie format HD (720p) video Help
              EX-H30720 x 1,280 @ 24fps
              WB700720p @ 30fps
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO

              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
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon IXUS 265 HS

              Canon IXUS 265 HS

              Travel zoom

              $185

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens

              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
              Casio Exilim EX-H15

              Casio Exilim EX-H15

              Travel zoom

              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX55

              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX55

              Ultra compact

              $467

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Much smaller
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H20

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H20

              Travel zoom

              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Size Much larger
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $433 body only

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Size Much larger
              Image stabilization No image stabilization

              Samsung WB700 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              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
              Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

              Travel zoom

              $379

              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Weight Lighter
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Size Significantly larger
              Samsung WB850F

              Samsung WB850F

              Travel zoom

              $340

              GPS Has a GPS
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Size Larger
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Samsung WB800F

              Samsung WB800F

              Travel zoom

              $130

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Size Larger
              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $190 - $210

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Size Larger
              Thickness Thicker

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