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

Samsung Galaxy Camera

Winner
Samsung Galaxy Camera

53

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W150

44

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W150

Runner-up
     

Reasons to buy the Samsung Galaxy Camera

Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard
Great zoom
Zoom
21x
Large screen
Screen size
4.8"
Really small
Size
Compact 128x70x19 mm
 

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"
 

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
External mic jack
Has an external mic jack
Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
Wide angle
Significantly 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
Touch screen
Has a touch screen
Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
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)
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
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
True resolution
Higher true resolution
9.7 MP vs 8 MP
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Capture more than 20% more detail in your photos
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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recommendations

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
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Common Weaknesses

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

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              No significant shared competitors found.

              Samsung Galaxy Camera Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              GoPro HD Hero 2

              GoPro HD Hero 2

              Waterproof

              $562

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Weight Much lighter
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Samsung Galaxy Camera 2

              Samsung Galaxy Camera 2

              Travel zoom

              $250 - $350

              Battery life Longer battery life
              Weight Lighter
              Size Slightly larger
              Lowest price More expensive
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $498 - $798

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Zoom Much less zoom
              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
              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Travel zoom

              $270

              High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W150 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1

              Pro digicam

              $228 - $230

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Travel zoom

              $260

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Significantly thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W200

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W200

              Compact

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W170

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W170

              Compact

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              True resolution Higher true resolution
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W55

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W55

              Compact

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle

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