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

Samsung WB150F

Winner
Samsung WB150F

59

vs

Samsung WB700

56

Samsung WB700

Runner-up
     
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB150F

Zoom
Great zoom
18x
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB700

Zoom
Great zoom
18x
Macro focus
Great macro
3 cm
 
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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
Lowest price Much cheaper $89.99 vs $410.23
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The best price we've seen is $320 cheaper (4.6x less)
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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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recommendations

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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Zoom Great zoom Help
              18x
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              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
              WB700:99x59x22 mm
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.9"
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB250F

              Samsung WB250F

              Travel zoom

              $114 - $169

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Samsung WB200F

              Samsung WB200F

              Travel zoom

              $120 - $150

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Samsung WB30F

              Samsung WB30F

              Ultra compact

              $89 - $129

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Thickness Is thinner
              Zoom Has significantly less zoom
              Samsung WB750

              Samsung WB750

              Travel zoom

              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 ST150F

              Samsung ST150F

              Ultra compact

              $80 - $99

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Size Smaller
              Zoom Significantly less zoom
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Samsung DV150F

              Samsung DV150F

              Ultra compact

              $91 - $99

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Zoom Significantly less zoom
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              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
              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Travel zoom

              $94 - $167

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Zoom Less zoom
              Wide angle Worse wide angle

              Samsung WB700 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S9100

              Nikon Coolpix S9100

              Travel zoom

              $219

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Much larger
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ20

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ20

              Travel zoom

              $376 - $441

              GPS Has a GPS
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Significantly larger
              Zoom Less zoom
              Samsung WB600

              Samsung WB600

              Travel zoom

              Size Larger
              Zoom Less zoom
              Olympus SP-610 UZ

              Olympus SP-610 UZ

              Super zoom

              Zoom More zoom
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle

              appearance

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              discussion

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