Samsung WB150F

Winner
Samsung WB150F

59

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Samsung WB30F

54

Samsung WB30F

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Reasons to buy the Samsung WB150F

Zoom
Great zoom
18x
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB30F

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

Advantages of the Samsung WB150F

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Zoom Significantly 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 Slightly cheaper $89.99 vs $129.00
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The best price we've seen is $39 cheaper (more than 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
Aperture Slightly wider aperture f/3.1 vs f/3.2
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At its widest zoom, the WB30F's lens captures marginally more light (0.1 f-stops)
Weight Significantly lighter 128 g vs 188 g
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More than 30% lighter
Thickness Thinner 0.7" vs 0.9"
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Around 30% thinner
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              WB150F:$89.99
              WB30F:$129.00
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
              No 3d support
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Size Fairly small Help
              WB150F:106x59x23 mm
              WB30F:98x58x17 mm
              Thickness Thin Help
              WB150F:0.9"
              WB30F:0.7"
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB250F

              Samsung WB250F

              Travel zoom

              $111 - $169

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is much heavier
              Samsung WB200F

              Samsung WB200F

              Travel zoom

              $130 - $150

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is much heavier
              Samsung ST150F

              Samsung ST150F

              Ultra compact

              $79 - $129

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization
              Samsung DV150F

              Samsung DV150F

              Ultra compact

              $91 - $110

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              3D Captures 3D images
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization
              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Travel zoom

              $115 - $149

              Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is much heavier
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Travel zoom

              $99

              Thickness Is thicker
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Travel zoom

              $94 - $167

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              Samsung WB150F Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung DV300F

              Samsung DV300F

              Ultra compact

              $180

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Zoom Significantly less zoom
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $159

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Zoom Significantly less zoom
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen

              Samsung WB30F Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $148 - $191

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $118 - $129

              Weight Slightly lighter
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture

              appearance

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