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 resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
Screen type
OLED Screen
Bright and vivid
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P310

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/1.8
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 
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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)
Lowest price Cheaper $268.00 vs $397.29
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The best price we've seen is $129 cheaper (more than 30% less)
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Advantages of the Samsung WB850F

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Zoom Much 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 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
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recommendations

Snapsort can't make a recommendation (yet) because it doesn't have enough data yet about the Nikon P310.

similarities

Compared to recent compacts

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

Snapsort is not aware of any interesting weaknesses shared by these two products.

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110

Pro digicam

$235 - $359

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Canon Powershot S100

Canon Powershot S100

Pro digicam

$280 - $400

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

Travel zoom

$200 - $300

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is slightly heavier
Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

Travel zoom

$199 - $200

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is slightly heavier
Olympus Stylus XZ-10

Olympus Stylus XZ-10

Pro digicam

$250 - $399

Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is slightly heavier
Nikon Coolpix S9700

Nikon Coolpix S9700

Travel zoom

$327

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

Nikon Coolpix P310 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon Coolpix P330

Nikon Coolpix P330

Pro digicam

$245

True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
GPS Has a GPS
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
Battery life Shorter battery life
Nikon Coolpix P300

Nikon Coolpix P300

Pro digicam

$278

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 P340

Nikon Coolpix P340

Pro digicam

$377

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
Canon PowerShot S95

Canon PowerShot S95

Pro digicam

$343

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Supports RAW Shoots RAW
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

Travel zoom

$148 - $191

Size Significantly smaller
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Aperture Much narrower aperture
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen

Samsung WB850F Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Samsung WB800F

Samsung WB800F

Travel zoom

$149 - $275

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Size Slightly smaller
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Samsung WB350F

Samsung WB350F

Travel zoom

$160 - $228

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Lowest price Significantly cheaper
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Samsung WB250F

Samsung WB250F

Travel zoom

$114 - $169

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Size Smaller
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Samsung Galaxy Camera

Samsung Galaxy Camera

Travel zoom

$83 - $448

Screen size Much larger screen
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Size Slightly larger
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

Travel zoom

$230 - $328

Size Smaller
Lowest price Cheaper
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen

appearance

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Nikon Coolpix P310 Samsung WB850F

discussion

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