Samsung WB210 vs Samsung WB150F

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Samsung WB210

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Samsung WB150F

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Reasons to buy the Samsung WB210

Large screen
Screen size
3.5"
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
1,152k dots
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB150F

Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama

differences

Advantages of the Samsung WB150F

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Zoom
More zoom
18x vs 12x
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Around 2.5x more zoom
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The WB150F's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Lowest price
Cheaper
$149.95 vs $209.20
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The best price we've seen is $59 cheaper (around 30% less)
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
16s vs 8s
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2x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Samsung WB210

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Screen resolution
Much higher resolution screen
1,152k dots vs 460k dots
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More than 2.5x higher resolution screen
Screen size
Significantly larger screen
3.5" vs 3.0"
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Around 20% larger screen
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/2.9 vs f/3.2
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At its widest zoom, the WB210's lens captures marginally more light (0.3 f-stops)
Size
Slightly smaller
100x59x22 mm vs 106x59x23 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Weight
Slightly lighter
174 g vs 188 g
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Around 10% lighter
Thickness
Slightly thinner
0.9" vs 0.9"
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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
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.9"
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              5 cm
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths
              Size Fairly small Help
              WB150F:106x59x23 mm
              WB210:100x59x22 mm
              Common Weaknesses
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $130 - $230

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Size Is slightly larger
              Samsung WB250F

              Samsung WB250F

              Travel zoom

              $165

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $78

              Size Is significantly smaller
              Weight Is slightly lighter
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $125

              Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
              Weight Is slightly lighter
              Touch screen Doesn't have a touch screen
              Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization
              Nikon Coolpix S6300

              Nikon Coolpix S6300

              Travel zoom

              $220

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing
              Touch screen Doesn't have a touch screen
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20

              Panasonic Lumix ZS20

              Travel zoom

              $300

              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Samsung WB150F Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB200F

              Samsung WB200F

              Travel zoom

              $160

              Thickness Slightly thinner
              Weight Heavier
              Samsung WB35F

              Samsung WB35F

              Travel zoom

              $84 - $109

              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Weight Lighter
              Zoom Less zoom
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Samsung WB30F

              Samsung WB30F

              Ultra compact

              $245

              Size Smaller
              Weight Lighter
              Zoom Less zoom
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Samsung WB50F

              Samsung WB50F

              Travel zoom

              $90 - $145

              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Weight Lighter
              Zoom Less zoom
              Size Larger
              Samsung WB700

              Samsung WB700

              Travel zoom

              Size Smaller
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen

              Samsung WB210 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS

              Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS

              Compact

              $280

              Size Smaller
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

              Travel zoom

              $330

              GPS Has a GPS
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Samsung DV300F

              Samsung DV300F

              Ultra compact

              $199

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $185 - $237

              Zoom Much more zoom
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker

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