Samsung WB150F

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Samsung WB150F

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Samsung WB30F

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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 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
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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At its widest zoom, the WB30F's lens captures marginally more light (0.1 f-stops)
Thickness Thinner 0.7" vs 0.9"
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Around 30% thinner
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $97.99 vs $139.00
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The best price we've seen is $41 cheaper (around 30% less)
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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 Common Weaknesses
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Thickness Thin Help
              WB150F:0.9"
              WB30F:0.7"
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              WB150F:$139.00
              WB30F:$97.99
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              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 Common Weaknesses
              Size Fairly small Help
              WB150F:106x59x23 mm
              WB30F:98x58x17 mm
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB250F

              Samsung WB250F

              Travel zoom

              $129 - $169

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Samsung WB35F

              Samsung WB35F

              Travel zoom

              $74 - $149

              Thickness Is thicker
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Samsung WB200F

              Samsung WB200F

              Travel zoom

              $110 - $150

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

              Samsung ST150F

              Ultra compact

              $75 - $90

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization
              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $163 - $259

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $118 - $129

              Thickness Is thicker
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $148

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Thickness Is thicker
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen

              Samsung WB150F Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung DV300F

              Samsung DV300F

              Ultra compact

              $199

              Aperture Wider aperture
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Zoom Significantly less zoom
              Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle

              Samsung WB30F Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung DV150F

              Samsung DV150F

              Ultra compact

              $89 - $99

              Aperture Wider aperture
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization

              appearance

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              Samsung WB150F Samsung WB30F
              Samsung WB150F Samsung WB30F

              discussion

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