Updated (January, 2012): Compare the Samsung WB150F vs Samsung WB750

Samsung WB150F vs Samsung WB700

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Samsung WB150F

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Reasons to buy the Samsung WB150F

Really small
Size
Compact 106x59x23 mm
Thin
Thickness
0.9"
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB700

Size
Really small
Compact 99x59x22 mm
Macro focus
Great macro
3 cm
Thickness
Thin
0.9"

differences

Advantages of the Samsung WB150F

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Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
460k dots vs 213k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
Weight
Significantly lighter
188 g vs 245 g
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More than 20% lighter
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Advantages of the Samsung WB700

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Size
Smaller
99x59x22 mm vs 106x59x23 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Macro focus
Better macro capability
3 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 40% closer to the lens
Thickness
Slightly thinner
0.9" vs 0.9"
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Around 10% thinner
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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
              Zoom Great zoom Help
              18x
              Wide angle Good wide angle Help
              24 mm
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.9"
              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

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths
              Size Fairly small Help
              WB150F106x59x23 mm
              WB70099x59x22 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 WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $145 - $230

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Size Is slightly larger
              Samsung WB250F

              Samsung WB250F

              Travel zoom

              $165

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Samsung DV150F

              Samsung DV150F

              Ultra compact

              $120

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing
              Samsung WB750

              Samsung WB750

              Travel zoom

              $100

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Size Is slightly larger

              Samsung WB150F Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB35F

              Samsung WB35F

              Travel zoom

              $80 - $109

              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Weight Lighter
              Zoom Less zoom
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Samsung WB200F

              Samsung WB200F

              Travel zoom

              $160

              Thickness Slightly thinner
              Weight Heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $108 - $115

              Size Smaller
              Weight Significantly lighter
              Zoom Less zoom
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Samsung WB100

              Samsung WB100

              Super zoom

              $130 - $135

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker

              Samsung WB700 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung NX100

              Samsung NX100

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $550 with 20-55mm lens

              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Sony NEX-5N

              Sony NEX-5N

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $449 body only

              $803 with 16-50mm lens

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Image stabilization No image stabilization

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