Sony DSC WX100 vs Samsung ST200F

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Sony DSC WX100

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Samsung ST200F

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Reasons to buy the Sony DSC WX100

CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Takes 3D photos
3D
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung ST200F

Screen size
Large screen
3"

Items often bought with the Sony WX100 or Samsung ST200F

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Samsung ST200F.
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differences

Advantages of the Samsung ST200F

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Screen size
Significantly larger screen
3" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/3.1 vs f/3.3
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At its widest zoom, the ST200F's lens captures marginally more light (0.2 f-stops)
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Advantages of the Sony WX100

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3D
Takes 3D photos
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
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
Movie format
Higher resolution movies
1080p @ 50fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video at a higher frame rate
Wide angle
Better wide angle
25 mm vs 27 mm
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Around 10% better wide angle
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$172.74 vs $249.99
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The best price we've seen is $77 cheaper (more than 30% less)
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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent digicams, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Common Weaknesses
              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Travel zoom

              $213 - $298

              Light sensitivity Significantly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Samsung WB50F

              Samsung WB50F

              Travel zoom

              $118 - $145

              Nikon Coolpix S5300

              Nikon Coolpix S5300

              Compact

              $138

              Focus points Has much more focus points
              Fastest shutter speed Has a faster max shutter speed
              Light sensitivity (boost) Slightly lower boost light sensitivity
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life

              Samsung ST200F Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $320

              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Samsung WB150F

              Samsung WB150F

              Travel zoom

              $160

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Samsung WB35F

              Samsung WB35F

              Travel zoom

              $75 - $110

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Fujifilm FinePix F500 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix F500 EXR

              Travel zoom

              $261

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Nikon Coolpix S9500

              Nikon Coolpix S9500

              Travel zoom

              $224

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture

              Sony DSC WX100 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150

              Travel zoom

              $400

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Lowest price More expensive
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500

              Travel zoom

              $328

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Slightly larger
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $108 - $111

              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $169

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

              Travel zoom

              $192

              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Battery life Shorter battery life

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