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

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Reasons to buy the Samsung WB850F

Zoom
Great zoom
21x
Screen type
OLED Screen
Bright and vivid
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P310

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/1.8
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 
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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)
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Advantages of the Samsung WB850F

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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
Longest exposure Longer exposures 16s vs 4s
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4x longer exposures
Lowest price Cheaper $348.95 vs $417.99
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The best price we've seen is $69 cheaper (around 20% less)
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similarities

Compared to recent compacts

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
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
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
Supports RAW No RAW support Help
Less editing fidelity
High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
Not supported

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$498

Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
True resolution Takes much higher resolution photos
Thickness Is thicker
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

Travel zoom

$299 - $350

Zoom Has much more zoom
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is significantly heavier

Nikon Coolpix P310 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon Coolpix P300

Nikon Coolpix P300

Pro digicam

$350

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Macro focus Worse macro capability
Nikon Coolpix P330

Nikon Coolpix P330

Pro digicam

$295

GPS Has a GPS
Supports RAW Shoots RAW
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
Battery life Shorter battery life
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 S100

Canon Powershot S100

Pro digicam

$294 - $429

Supports 24p Supports 24p
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Pro digicam

$362 - $398

Aperture Wider aperture
Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Size Much larger
Focus points Significantly fewer focus points

Samsung WB850F Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Samsung WB800F

Samsung WB800F

Travel zoom

$160

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Size Slightly smaller
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Samsung WB350F

Samsung WB350F

Travel zoom

$145 - $199

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Lowest price Cheaper
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Panasonic Lumix ZS30

Panasonic Lumix ZS30

Travel zoom

$480

Touch screen Has a touch screen
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Samsung Galaxy Camera

Samsung Galaxy Camera

Travel zoom

$83 - $1,499

Screen size Much larger screen
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Nikon Coolpix S9500

Nikon Coolpix S9500

Travel zoom

$202

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Zoom Slightly more zoom
Aperture Narrower aperture
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen

appearance

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Nikon Coolpix P310 Samsung WB850F

discussion

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