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

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Reasons to buy the Samsung WB150F

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Samsung WB150F over the Samsung WB700.
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB700

Size
Really small
Compact 99x59x22 mm
 
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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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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

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
        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
        High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
        Not supported

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Samsung WB250F

        Samsung WB250F

        Travel zoom

        $136 - $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
        Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

        Travel zoom

        $145 - $184

        Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is significantly heavier
        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 WB800F

        Samsung WB800F

        Travel zoom

        $140

        Zoom Has slightly more zoom
        Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Size Is slightly larger
        Samsung ST200F

        Samsung ST200F

        Digicam

        $199

        Zoom Has significantly less zoom
        Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
        Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

        Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

        Travel zoom

        $138

        Weight Is significantly lighter
        Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
        Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing

        Samsung WB150F Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Samsung WB30F

        Samsung WB30F

        Ultra compact

        $98 - $99

        Size Smaller
        Weight Significantly lighter
        Zoom Less zoom
        Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
        Samsung WB350F

        Samsung WB350F

        Travel zoom

        $155 - $258

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Aperture Wider aperture
        Size Larger
        Weight Heavier
        Samsung ST150F

        Samsung ST150F

        Ultra compact

        $80 - $90

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Size Smaller
        Zoom Significantly less zoom
        Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
        Samsung DV300F

        Samsung DV300F

        Ultra compact

        Aperture Wider aperture
        3D Takes 3D photos
        Zoom Significantly less zoom
        Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle

        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
        Samsung WB650

        Samsung WB650

        Travel zoom

        GPS Has a GPS
        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Size Larger
        Zoom Less zoom
        Panasonic Lumix TZ40

        Panasonic Lumix TZ40

        Travel zoom

        $240

        GPS Has a GPS
        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Size Larger
        Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
        Nikon Coolpix P600

        Nikon Coolpix P600

        Super zoom

        $427 - $447

        Zoom Much more zoom
        External mic jack Has an external mic jack
        Size Much larger
        Thickness Much thicker
        Canon IXUS 220 HS

        Canon IXUS 220 HS

        Compact

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Aperture Wider aperture
        Zoom Significantly less zoom
        Screen size Smaller screen

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        discussion

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