Updated (March, 2013): Compare the Nikon Coolpix P330 vs Samsung WB850F

Samsung WB850F vs Nikon Coolpix P310

Samsung WB850F
Nikon Coolpix P310

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB850F

Great zoom
Zoom
21x
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
480 fps
OLED Screen
Screen type
Bright and vivid
Thin
Thickness
1"
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P310

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/1.8
Focus points
Many focus points
99
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama

differences

Advantages of the Nikon P310

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Aperture
Significantly wider aperture
f/1.8 vs f/2.8
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At its widest zoom, the P310's lens captures much more light (1.3 f-stops)
Macro focus
Significantly better macro capability
2 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 2.5x closer to the lens
Battery life
Longer battery life
230 shots vs 180 shots
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Around 30% more shots per battery charge
Weight
Lighter
194 g vs 232 g
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Around 20% lighter
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Advantages of the Samsung WB850F

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High-speed framerate
Records high-speed movies
480 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Zoom
Significantly more zoom
21x vs 4.2x
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Around 25.5x more zoom
Screen type
Has an OLED screen
OLED vs LCD
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OLED screens are often brighter and more vibrant than typical LCD screens
GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Size
Smaller
109x61x24 mm vs 103x58x32 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Wide angle
Slightly better wide angle
23 mm vs 24 mm
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Almost the same
Thickness
Thinner
1" vs 1.3"
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More than 20% thinner
Lowest price
Cheaper
$239.99 vs $396.72
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The best price we've seen is $157 cheaper (around 40% less)
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
16s vs 4s
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4x longer exposures
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recommendations

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similarities

Compared to recent compacts

Common Strengths
3D Both can take 3D photos, many cameras like these don't Help
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Screen resolution High resolution screens Help
921k dots
Aperture Wide aperture Help
P310:f/1.8
WB850F:f/2.8
HDR In-camera HDR Help
Combines multiple exposures
Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Sensor type Better sensor types Help
Better in low light
Common Weaknesses
Waterproof Not waterproof Help
Stay on land

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

No significant shared competitors found.

Nikon Coolpix P310 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon Coolpix P340

Nikon Coolpix P340

Pro digicam

$347

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Supports RAW Shoots RAW
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110

Pro digicam

$179

Supports 24p Supports 24p
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Nikon Coolpix P330

Nikon Coolpix P330

Pro digicam

$234

GPS Has a GPS
Supports RAW Shoots RAW
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
Battery life Shorter battery life
Nikon Coolpix P300

Nikon Coolpix P300

Pro digicam

$349

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Continuous shooting Shoots faster
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Macro focus Worse macro capability
Canon Powershot S100

Canon Powershot S100

Pro digicam

$218

Supports 24p Supports 24p
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

Samsung WB850F Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Samsung WB350F

Samsung WB350F

Travel zoom

$130 - $200

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Weight Lighter
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Samsung WB800F

Samsung WB800F

Travel zoom

$230

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Travel zoom

$260

Zoom Much more zoom
Battery life Significantly longer battery life
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

Travel zoom

$368

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Battery life Longer battery life
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
Aperture Narrower aperture
Samsung WB150F

Samsung WB150F

Travel zoom

$150

Size Smaller
Weight Lighter
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen

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Nikon Coolpix P310 Samsung WB850F

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