Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 vs Samsung WB150F

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90

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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 (102×56×22 mm)
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB150F

Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Size
Really small
Compact (107×60×23 mm)
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Thickness
Thin
0.9"

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differences

Advantages of the Panasonic DMC-FX90

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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
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)
Size
Smaller
102×56×22 mm vs 107×60×23 mm
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Around 20% smaller
Macro focus
Better macro capability
3.0 cm vs 5.0 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
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Advantages of the Samsung WB150F

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Zoom
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 2 f-stops better
Lowest price
Cheaper
$159.99 vs $299.99
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The best price we've seen is $140 cheaper (around 50% less)
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Wide angle Good wide angle Help
              24 mm
              Size Fairly small Help
              DMC-FX90102×56×22 mm
              WB150F107×60×23 mm
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.9"
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              DMC-FX901,600 ISO
              WB150F3,200 ISO
              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

              No significant shared competitors found.

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

              Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

              Digicam

              $180

              Lowest price Cheaper
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Size Much larger
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Travel zoom

              $257

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

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78

              Compact

              $300

              Screen size Much larger screen
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Fujifilm FinePix T400

              Fujifilm FinePix T400

              Travel zoom

              $79

              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix 3200

              Nikon Coolpix 3200

              Compact

              $140

              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Screen size Much smaller screen

              Samsung WB150F Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB250F

              Samsung WB250F

              Travel zoom

              $200

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Weight Heavier
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $200 - $209

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier
              Samsung WB35F

              Samsung WB35F

              Travel zoom

              $75 - $110

              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Weight Lighter
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Zoom Less zoom
              Samsung WB200F

              Samsung WB200F

              Travel zoom

              $148

              Thickness Slightly thinner
              Weight Heavier
              Sony Alpha A6000

              Sony Alpha A6000

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $548 body only

              $698 with 16-50mm lens

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker

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