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

Samsung WB150F vs Samsung WB700

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Reasons to buy the Samsung WB150F

Great zoom
Zoom
18x
Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB700

Thickness
Thin
0.9"
Zoom
Great zoom
18x
Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm

galleries

Explore our gallery of 31 sample photos taken by the Samsung WB150F. Explore our gallery of 9 sample photos taken by the Samsung WB700.

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
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
3.0 cm vs 5.0 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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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
              Zoom Great zoom Help
              18x
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              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
              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
              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 WB200F

              Samsung WB200F

              Travel zoom

              $139

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $145 - $209

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Size Is slightly larger
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $78

              Size Is significantly smaller
              Weight Is significantly lighter
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $350 - $448

              Aperture Has a much wider aperture
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Samsung WB50F

              Samsung WB50F

              Travel zoom

              $119 - $145

              Weight Is slightly lighter
              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Size Is slightly larger

              Samsung WB150F Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB250F

              Samsung WB250F

              Travel zoom

              $130

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Weight Heavier
              Samsung WB35F

              Samsung WB35F

              Travel zoom

              $95 - $129

              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Weight Lighter
              Zoom Less zoom
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Canon IXUS 265 HS

              Canon IXUS 265 HS

              Travel zoom

              $175

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Zoom Less zoom
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $194

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Zoom Less zoom
              Wide angle Worse wide angle

              Samsung WB700 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB750

              Samsung WB750

              Travel zoom

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Larger
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Placeholder

              Fujifilm FinePix S5600

              Super zoom

              Supports RAW Shoots RAW
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS11

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS11

              Compact

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Weight Significantly lighter
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Zoom Less zoom
              Olympus XZ-1

              Olympus XZ-1

              Pro digicam

              $200

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Size Much larger
              Samsung WB650

              Samsung WB650

              Travel zoom

              GPS Has a GPS
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Larger
              Zoom Less zoom

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