Samsung WB150F vs Samsung WB30F

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Samsung WB150F

55

Samsung WB30F

50

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB150F

Great zoom
Zoom
18x
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB30F

Size
Really small
Ultra compact 98x58x17 mm
Thickness
Thin
0.7"
Weight
Light-weight
128 g

galleries

Explore our gallery of 31 sample photos taken by the Samsung WB150F. Explore our gallery of 1 sample photo taken by the Samsung WB30F.

differences

Advantages of the Samsung WB150F

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Zoom
More zoom
18x vs 10x
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More than 3x more zoom
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
460k dots vs 230k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
Lowest price
Cheaper
$189.00 vs $252.16
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The best price we've seen is $63 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 WB30F

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Size
Smaller
98x58x17 mm vs 106x59x23 mm
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Around 40% smaller
Weight
Significantly lighter
128 g vs 188 g
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More than 30% lighter
Aperture
Slightly wider aperture
f/3.1 vs f/3.2
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Almost the same
Thickness
Thinner
0.7" vs 0.9"
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Around 30% thinner
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recommendations

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
              Wide angle Good wide angle Help
              24 mm
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Thickness Thin Help
              WB150F0.9"
              WB30F0.7"
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths
              Size Fairly small Help
              WB150F106x59x23 mm
              WB30F98x58x17 mm
              Common Weaknesses
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB35F

              Samsung WB35F

              Travel zoom

              $95 - $129

              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $189 - $209

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Samsung WB200F

              Samsung WB200F

              Travel zoom

              $139

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Samsung WB250F

              Samsung WB250F

              Travel zoom

              $130

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $159 - $164

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Thickness Is thicker
              Panorama Lacks built-in panoramas
              Samsung DV150F

              Samsung DV150F

              Ultra compact

              $145

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              3D Captures 3D images
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization
              Samsung WB50F

              Samsung WB50F

              Travel zoom

              $119 - $145

              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              Samsung WB150F Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $370 - $448

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Zoom Significantly less zoom

              Samsung WB30F Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $108 - $118

              Lowest price Cheaper
              Weight Slightly lighter
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS

              Canon ELPH 320 HS

              Compact

              $223

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Zoom Slightly less zoom
              Panasonic Lumix SZ8

              Panasonic Lumix SZ8

              Travel zoom

              $108

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Size Significantly larger
              Aperture Narrower aperture

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