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

In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB700

Size
Really small
Compact (99×59×22 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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Macro focus
Better macro capability
3.0 cm vs 5.0 cm
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Focus on subjects 40% closer to the lens
Size
Smaller
99×59×22 mm vs 107×60×23 mm
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More than 10% smaller
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
              Zoom Great zoom Help
              18x
              Wide angle Good wide angle Help
              24 mm
              Screen size Larger than average screens Help
              3"
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. 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
              WB150F107×60×23 mm
              WB70099×59×22 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

              $190 - $210

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Size Is slightly larger
              Samsung WB250F

              Samsung WB250F

              Travel zoom

              $115

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Canon IXUS 265 HS

              Canon IXUS 265 HS

              Travel zoom

              $185

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Zoom Has slightly less zoom
              Samsung WB200F

              Samsung WB200F

              Travel zoom

              $282

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $118 - $128

              Weight Is significantly lighter
              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Samsung WB600

              Samsung WB600

              Travel zoom

              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              Samsung WB150F Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB35F

              Samsung WB35F

              Travel zoom

              $80 - $110

              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Weight Lighter
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Zoom Less zoom
              Samsung WB30F

              Samsung WB30F

              Ultra compact

              $234

              Size Smaller
              Weight Significantly lighter
              Zoom Less zoom
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Canon PowerShot IXUS 240 HS

              Canon IXUS 240 HS

              Compact

              $156

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Zoom Less zoom
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

              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
              Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

              Travel zoom

              $379

              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Weight Lighter
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Size Significantly larger
              Samsung WB850F

              Samsung WB850F

              Travel zoom

              $340

              GPS Has a GPS
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Size Larger
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Samsung WB800F

              Samsung WB800F

              Travel zoom

              $130

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Size Larger
              Fujifilm FinePix T305

              Fujifilm FinePix T305

              Travel zoom

              Weight Significantly lighter
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Zoom Less zoom

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