Updated (January, 2014): Compare the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 vs Samsung WB850F

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Reasons to buy the Samsung Galaxy Camera

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard
Screen size
Large screen
4.8"
Size
Really small
Compact 128x70x19 mm
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB850F

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard
Size
Really small
Compact 109x61x24 mm
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
480 fps
 
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differences

Advantages of the Samsung Camera

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Screen size Much larger screen 4.8" vs 3.0"
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60% larger screen
External mic jack Has an external mic jack Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
Touch screen Has a touch screen Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Battery life Much longer battery life 340 shots vs 180 shots
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Around 90% more shots per battery charge
Thickness Thinner 0.8" vs 1"
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More than 20% thinner
Lowest price Cheaper $69.99 vs $219.99
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The best price we've seen is $150 cheaper (3.1x less)
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Advantages of the Samsung WB850F

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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
High-speed framerate Higher speed movies 480 fps vs 120 fps
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4x higher fps
Weight Significantly lighter 232 g vs 300 g
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More than 20% lighter
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent travel zooms, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Zoom Great zoom Help
              21x
              GPS Built-in GPS Help
              Great for travel
              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
              Weight Heavy Help
              Camera:300 g
              WB850F:232 g

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Aperture Wide aperture Help
              f/2.8
              Thickness Thin Help
              Camera:0.8"
              WB850F:1"

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

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $140 - $259

              Thickness Is thicker
              HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Travel zoom

              $199 - $320

              Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Thickness Is thicker
              HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
              Samsung WB800F

              Samsung WB800F

              Travel zoom

              $179 - $502

              Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
              HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $298 - $736

              Zoom Has much more zoom
              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Samsung NX1000

              Samsung NX1000

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $328 body only

              $318 with 20-50mm lens

              True resolution Takes much higher resolution photos
              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Travel zoom

              $299 - $371

              Zoom Has much more zoom
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Samsung WB250F

              Samsung WB250F

              Travel zoom

              $118 - $150

              HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

              Samsung Galaxy Camera Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung Galaxy Camera 2

              Samsung Galaxy Camera 2

              Travel zoom

              $350 - $449

              Battery life Longer battery life
              Weight Lighter
              Size Slightly larger
              Lowest price More expensive
              GoPro HD Hero 2

              GoPro HD Hero 2

              Waterproof

              $527

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Weight Much lighter
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V

              Travel zoom

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Weight Lighter
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $448 - $528

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Nikon D5100

              Nikon D5100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $378 - $415 body only

              $545 - $669 with 18-55mm lens

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Size Much larger
              Screen size Much smaller screen

              Samsung WB850F Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Travel zoom

              $278 - $297

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Battery life Significantly longer battery life
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Travel zoom

              $279

              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

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