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

Samsung WB150F

Winner
Samsung WB150F

59

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Samsung WB700

56

Samsung WB700

Runner-up
     
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB150F

Zoom
Great zoom
18x
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

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 Significantly cheaper $104.00 vs $410.23
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The best price we've seen is $306 cheaper (3.9x 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

              $111 - $169

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Samsung WB850F

              Samsung WB850F

              Travel zoom

              $397

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Size Is slightly larger
              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
              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Super zoom

              $180 - $279

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Thickness Is thicker

              Samsung WB150F Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB200F

              Samsung WB200F

              Travel zoom

              $110 - $150

              Thickness Slightly thinner
              Weight Heavier
              Samsung WB30F

              Samsung WB30F

              Ultra compact

              $88 - $129

              Size Smaller
              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Zoom Significantly less zoom
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Samsung ST150F

              Samsung ST150F

              Ultra compact

              $88 - $99

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Size Smaller
              Zoom Significantly less zoom
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Travel zoom

              $113 - $149

              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Travel zoom

              $92

              Size Smaller
              Weight Significantly lighter
              Zoom Significantly less zoom
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen

              Samsung WB700 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot G9

              Canon PowerShot G9

              Pro digicam

              $684

              Aperture Wider aperture
              External flash Supports an external flash
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Size Much larger
              Fujifilm FinePix S8200

              Fujifilm FinePix S8200

              Super zoom

              $201 - $249

              Zoom Much more zoom
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Travel zoom

              $177

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Weight Much lighter
              Zoom Significantly less zoom
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Nikon Coolpix S8100

              Nikon Coolpix S8100

              Travel zoom

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Zoom Significantly less zoom
              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

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