Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90

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Samsung WB150F

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Samsung WB150F

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Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.5
Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 60fps
Really small
Size
Compact 102x56x22 mm
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB150F

Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Size
Really small
Compact 106x59x23 mm
Thickness
Thin
0.9"
Weight
Light-weight
188 g
 

differences

Advantages of the Panasonic DMC-FX90

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Aperture
Wider aperture
f/2.5 vs f/3.2
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At its widest zoom, the DMC-FX90's lens captures slightly more light (0.7 f-stops)
Movie format
Higher resolution movies
1080p @ 60fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video at a higher frame rate
Size
Smaller
102x56x22 mm vs 106x59x23 mm
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Around 20% smaller
Macro focus
Better macro capability
3 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 40% closer to the lens
Weight
Lighter
149 g vs 188 g
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More than 20% lighter
Longest exposure
Much longer exposures
60s vs 16s
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Around 4x longer exposures
Fastest shutter speed
Significantly faster max shutter speed
1/4000s vs 1/2000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
Thickness
Slightly thinner
0.9" vs 0.9"
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Around 10% thinner
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$90.00 vs $149.95
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The best price we've seen is $60 cheaper (around 40% less)
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Advantages of the Samsung WB150F

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Zoom
Significantly more zoom
18x vs 5x
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Around 13x more zoom
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The WB150F's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.9"
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              DMC-FX90:$90.00
              WB150F:$149.95
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $130 - $260

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Size Is slightly larger
              Samsung WB850F

              Samsung WB850F

              Travel zoom

              $249

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $159

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Touch screen Doesn't have a touch screen

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus SZ-31MR iHS

              Olympus SZ-31MR

              Travel zoom

              $194

              Zoom Much more zoom
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Size Much larger
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78

              Compact

              $290

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

              Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

              Digicam

              $180

              Size Much larger
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Placeholder

              Kodak DC215

              Digicam

              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Size Much larger
              Aperture Much narrower aperture
              Pentax Optio M60

              Pentax Optio M60

              Compact

              $177

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Weight Lighter
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Image stabilization No image stabilization

              Samsung WB150F Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB250F

              Samsung WB250F

              Travel zoom

              $165

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Weight Heavier
              Samsung WB200F

              Samsung WB200F

              Travel zoom

              $140 - $150

              Thickness Slightly thinner
              Weight Heavier
              Pentax Optio VS20

              Pentax Optio VS20

              Travel zoom

              $161

              Zoom More zoom
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Travel zoom

              $129 - $198

              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Fastest shutter speed Significantly faster max shutter speed
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Samsung ST150F

              Samsung ST150F

              Ultra compact

              $150

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Smaller
              Zoom Significantly less zoom
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization

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