Updated (January, 2014): Compare the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W150

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Reasons to buy the Samsung Galaxy Camera

Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard
Screen size
Large screen
4.8"
Size
Really small
Compact 128x70x19 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W150

Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard
Size
Really small
Compact 93x58x24 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Thickness
Thin
0.9"
 
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differences

Advantages of the Samsung Camera

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Screen size Much larger screen 4.8" vs 2.7"
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Around 80% larger screen
Zoom Much more zoom 21x vs 5x
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More than 17.5x more zoom
Wide angle Much better wide angle 23 mm vs 30 mm
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More than 20% better wide angle
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 30fps vs 480p @ 30fps
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Shoots high resolution Full HD (1080p) video
External mic jack Has an external mic jack Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
Aperture Wider aperture f/2.8 vs f/3.3
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At its widest zoom, the Camera's lens captures marginally more light (0.5 f-stops)
Touch screen Has a touch screen Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
GPS Has a GPS Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
True resolution Higher true resolution 9.7 MP vs 8 MP
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Capture more than 20% more detail in your photos
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 0.9"
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More than 20% thinner
Sensor size Slightly larger sensor 1/2.3" 6.2x4.6mm vs 1/2.5" 5.8x4.3mm
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More than 10% larger sensor
Longest exposure Longer exposures 16s vs 1s
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16x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-W150

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Size Smaller 93x58x24 mm vs 128x70x19 mm
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Around 30% smaller
Weight Much lighter 173 g vs 300 g
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More than 40% lighter
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder Tunnel vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent compacts, and ignoring price

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        similarities

        Compared to recent compacts

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
        Lens

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

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix S9500

        Nikon Coolpix S9500

        Travel zoom

        $175

        Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
        High-speed framerate Records even higher-speed movies
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Thickness Is thicker

        Samsung Galaxy Camera Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Samsung Galaxy Camera 2

        Samsung Galaxy Camera 2

        Travel zoom

        $625

        Battery life Longer battery life
        Weight Lighter
        Lowest price Much more expensive
        Size Slightly larger
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V

        Travel zoom

        $1,027

        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        Weight Lighter
        Screen size Much smaller screen
        External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

        Travel zoom

        $389 - $449

        Zoom Much more zoom
        External flash Supports an external flash
        Screen size Much smaller screen
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
        Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

        Travel zoom

        $199 - $200

        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
        Screen size Much smaller screen
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
        Samsung NX2000

        Samsung NX2000

        Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

        $325 - $429 with 20-50mm lens

        Sensor size Much larger sensor
        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        Built-in flash No built-in flash
        Screen size Much smaller screen

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W150 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Samsung WB150F

        Samsung WB150F

        Travel zoom

        $90 - $129

        Zoom Significantly more zoom
        Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
        Viewfinder No viewfinder
        Size Larger
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

        Travel zoom

        $118 - $129

        Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Viewfinder No viewfinder
        Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX150

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX150

        Pro digicam

        $149

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        True resolution Much higher true resolution
        Viewfinder No viewfinder
        Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
        Canon PowerShot SD780 IS

        Canon PowerShot SD780 IS

        Ultra compact

        Macro focus Much better macro capability
        Size Smaller
        Wide angle Worse wide angle
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W120

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W120

        Compact

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Macro focus Much better macro capability
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Wide angle Worse wide angle

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