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Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90

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

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB150F

Zoom
Great zoom
18x
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 
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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
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 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 Common Weaknesses
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.9"
              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

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $140 - $259

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Size Is slightly larger
              Samsung DV300F

              Samsung DV300F

              Ultra compact

              $280

              Size Is slightly smaller
              3D Captures 3D images
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Samsung WB850F

              Samsung WB850F

              Travel zoom

              $230

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20

              Panasonic Lumix ZS20

              Travel zoom

              $162 - $798

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

              Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

              Digicam

              $180

              Size Much larger
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78

              Compact

              $250

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Pentax Optio M60

              Pentax Optio M60

              Compact

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Weight Lighter
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Sony Cybershot DSC-W560

              Sony Cybershot W560

              Compact

              $140

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Size Smaller
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $79 - $159

              Size Slightly smaller
              Battery life Slightly longer battery life
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

              Samsung WB150F Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB250F

              Samsung WB250F

              Travel zoom

              $118 - $150

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

              Samsung WB200F

              Travel zoom

              $140 - $300

              Thickness Slightly thinner
              Weight Heavier
              Samsung WB30F

              Samsung WB30F

              Ultra compact

              $99 - $481

              Size Smaller
              Weight Lighter
              Zoom Less zoom
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Samsung DV150F

              Samsung DV150F

              Ultra compact

              $99 - $110

              Aperture Wider aperture
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Zoom Significantly less zoom
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Travel zoom

              $150 - $250

              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Worse wide angle

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