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

Samsung WB850F

Samsung WB850F

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Nikon Coolpix P310

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
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P310

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/1.8
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Focus points
Many focus points
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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)
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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Zoom
Much more zoom
21x vs 4.2x
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Around 25.5x more zoom
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
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
$279.99 vs $553.33
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The best price we've seen is $273 cheaper (around 50% 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
HDR In-camera HDR Help
Combines multiple exposures
Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
Lens
Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Sensor type Better sensor types Help
Better in low light
Common Weaknesses
Supports RAW No RAW support Help
Less editing fidelity

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon Coolpix S9700

Nikon Coolpix S9700

Travel zoom

$278 - $297

Zoom Has way more more zoom
Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is slightly heavier
Nikon Coolpix S9500

Nikon Coolpix S9500

Travel zoom

$221

Thickness Is thicker
Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

Travel zoom

$215 - $248

Size Is slightly smaller
Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Screen resolution Has a significantly lower resolution screen
Canon ELPH 530 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS

Ultra compact

$179

Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
Size Is significantly smaller
HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas

Nikon Coolpix P310 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon Coolpix P330

Nikon Coolpix P330

Pro digicam

$300

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
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
Canon Powershot S100

Canon Powershot S100

Pro digicam

$244

Supports 24p Supports 24p
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$498 - $798

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Sensor size Much larger sensor
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Wide angle Worse wide angle

Samsung WB850F Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Samsung WB350F

Samsung WB350F

Travel zoom

$139 - $150

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Weight Slightly lighter
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Panasonic Lumix ZS30

Panasonic Lumix ZS30

Travel zoom

$249

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Samsung WB800F

Samsung WB800F

Travel zoom

$235

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
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
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Travel zoom

$348

Zoom Much more zoom
Battery life Much longer battery life
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
Nikon Coolpix P310 Samsung WB850F
Nikon Coolpix P310 Samsung WB850F

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