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
Screen size
Large screen
4.8"
Size
Really small
Compact 128x70x19 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB850F

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Size
Really small
Compact 109x61x24 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Screen type
OLED Screen
Bright and vivid
 
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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
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies 120 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Thickness Thinner 0.8" vs 1"
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More than 20% thinner
Lowest price Cheaper $83.09 vs $239.00
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The best price we've seen is $156 cheaper (2.9x 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
Size Slightly smaller 109x61x24 mm vs 128x70x19 mm
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Almost the same
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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
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light

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

              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 Galaxy Camera 2

              Samsung Galaxy Camera 2

              Travel zoom

              $368 - $449

              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V

              Travel zoom

              $549

              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Weight Is slightly lighter
              Lowest price Is much more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $140 - $206

              Weight Is significantly lighter
              Thickness Is thicker
              HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $368 - $450

              Zoom Has much more zoom
              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Travel zoom

              $320

              High-speed framerate Records even higher-speed movies
              Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Panasonic Lumix ZS30

              Panasonic Lumix ZS30

              Travel zoom

              $269 - $319

              High-speed framerate Records even higher-speed movies
              Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Samsung WB250F

              Samsung WB250F

              Travel zoom

              $110

              Weight Is significantly lighter
              HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

              Samsung Galaxy Camera Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              GoPro HD Hero 2

              GoPro HD Hero 2

              Waterproof

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Weight Much lighter
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Nikon D5100

              Nikon D5100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $378 - $415 body only

              $495 - $564 with 18-55mm lens

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Size Much larger
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $498

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

              Samsung WB850F Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB800F

              Samsung WB800F

              Travel zoom

              $160

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Size Slightly smaller
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Travel zoom

              $297

              Zoom Much more zoom
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Panasonic Lumix ZS25

              Panasonic Lumix ZS25

              Travel zoom

              $190 - $240

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Longest exposure Longer exposures
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Samsung WB150F

              Samsung WB150F

              Travel zoom

              $139 - $299

              Size Smaller
              Lowest price Cheaper
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen

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