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

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Reasons to buy the Samsung WB150F

Size
Really small
Compact 106x59x23 mm
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB700

Size
Really small
Compact 99x59x22 mm
Macro focus
Great macro
3 cm
Thickness
Thin
0.9"
 
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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 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 Common Weaknesses
        Zoom Great zoom Help
        18x
        Thickness Thin Help
        0.9"
        Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
        CCD
        Supports RAW No RAW support Help
        Less editing fidelity
        HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
        You could do HDR manually
        High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
        Not supported
        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
        GPS No built-in GPS Help
        Missing geo-tagging

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Samsung WB350F

        Samsung WB350F

        Travel zoom

        $145 - $199

        Zoom Has slightly more zoom
        Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Size Is slightly larger
        Samsung WB100

        Samsung WB100

        Super zoom

        $256

        Zoom Has much more zoom
        3D Captures 3D images
        Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Samsung DV300F

        Samsung DV300F

        Ultra compact

        Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
        Size Is slightly smaller
        Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
        Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
        Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

        Travel zoom

        $149 - $180

        Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

        Travel zoom

        $150 - $250

        Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is significantly heavier

        Samsung WB150F Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Samsung WB250F

        Samsung WB250F

        Travel zoom

        $144

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
        Weight Heavier
        Samsung WB200F

        Samsung WB200F

        Travel zoom

        $100 - $150

        Thickness Slightly thinner
        Lowest price Slightly cheaper
        Weight Heavier
        Samsung WB30F

        Samsung WB30F

        Ultra compact

        $96 - $98

        Size Smaller
        Weight Lighter
        Zoom Less zoom
        Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
        Samsung DV150F

        Samsung DV150F

        Ultra compact

        $93 - $110

        Aperture Wider aperture
        3D Takes 3D photos
        Zoom Significantly less zoom
        Image stabilization Worse image stabilization

        Samsung WB700 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Samsung WB750

        Samsung WB750

        Travel zoom

        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        3D Takes 3D photos
        Size Larger
        Macro focus Worse macro capability
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

        Travel zoom

        $482

        Zoom Much more zoom
        GPS Has a GPS
        Size Much larger
        Thickness Significantly thicker
        Nikon Coolpix L620

        Nikon Coolpix L620

        Travel zoom

        $159

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
        Size Much larger
        Zoom Less zoom

        appearance

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        discussion

        Samsung WB150F
        WB150F
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        Samsung WB700
        WB700
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