Samsung WB150F vs Samsung WB30F

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Samsung WB150F

59

Samsung WB30F

54

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB150F

Large screen
Screen size
3"
Really small
Size
Compact (107×60×23 mm)
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Thin
Thickness
0.9"
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB30F

Size
Really small
Ultra compact (98×58×17 mm)
Thickness
Thin
0.7"
Weight
Light-weight
128 g
Screen size
Large screen
3"

Items often bought with the WB150F or WB30F

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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
98×58×17 mm vs 107×60×23 mm
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Around 40% smaller
Weight
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
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$149.99 vs $189.90
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The best price we've seen is $40 cheaper (more than 20% 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
              Wide angle Good wide angle Help
              24 mm
              Size Fairly small Help
              WB150F107×60×23 mm
              WB30F98×58×17 mm
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. 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
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Common Weaknesses
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB35F

              Samsung WB35F

              Travel zoom

              $70 - $110

              Thickness Is thicker
              Screen size Has a significantly smaller screen
              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $195 - $209

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Samsung WB250F

              Samsung WB250F

              Travel zoom

              $310

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Samsung WB200F

              Samsung WB200F

              Travel zoom

              $148

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $108 - $111

              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Samsung WB50F

              Samsung WB50F

              Travel zoom

              $122 - $145

              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              Samsung WB150F Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Alpha A6000

              Sony Alpha A6000

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $548 body only

              $698 with 16-50mm lens

              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

              Travel zoom

              $428

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Significantly larger
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Entry-level DSLR

              $312 body only

              $360 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Much larger
              Image stabilization No image stabilization

              Samsung WB30F Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $88 - $110

              Size Smaller
              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $320

              Longest exposure Longer exposures
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization

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