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
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Thickness
Thin
0.9"
 

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
        Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
        Lens
        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 WB250F

        Samsung WB250F

        Travel zoom

        $139

        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

        $110 - $150

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

        Samsung WB30F

        Ultra compact

        $96 - $103

        Size Is slightly smaller
        Thickness Is thinner
        Zoom Has significantly less zoom
        Samsung WB350F

        Samsung WB350F

        Travel zoom

        $140 - $199

        Zoom Has slightly more zoom
        Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Size Is slightly larger
        Samsung WB50F

        Samsung WB50F

        Travel zoom

        $127 - $179

        Weight Is slightly lighter
        Thickness Is thicker
        Size Is slightly larger
        Nikon Coolpix L320

        Nikon Coolpix L320

        Super zoom

        $207

        Zoom Has much more zoom
        Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
        Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
        Thickness Is thicker
        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 WB100

        Samsung WB100

        Super zoom

        $167

        Zoom Significantly more zoom
        3D Takes 3D photos
        Size Much larger
        Thickness Much thicker
        Samsung DV150F

        Samsung DV150F

        Ultra compact

        $94 - $138

        Aperture Wider aperture
        3D Takes 3D photos
        Zoom Significantly less zoom
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

        Travel zoom

        $149 - $150

        Macro focus Better macro capability
        Size Much larger
        Wide angle Worse wide angle

        Samsung WB700 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Kodak PixPro FZ51

        Kodak PixPro FZ51

        Compact

        $79 - $80

        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        HDR Has in-camera HDR
        Zoom Significantly less zoom
        Wide angle Worse wide angle
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W300

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W300

        Compact

        Aperture Wider aperture
        True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
        Wide angle Much worse wide angle
        Zoom Significantly less zoom
        Ricoh HZ15

        Ricoh HZ15

        Digicam

        $127

        HDR Has in-camera HDR
        Zoom Less zoom
        Image stabilization Worse image stabilization

        appearance

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        discussion

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        Samsung WB700
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