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

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

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB700

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

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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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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

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
              Wide angle Good wide angle Help
              24 mm
              Zoom Great zoom Help
              18x
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              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
              WB150F106x59x23 mm
              WB70099x59x22 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

              $145 - $230

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Size Is slightly larger
              Nikon Coolpix S9100

              Nikon Coolpix S9100

              Travel zoom

              $300

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Thickness Is thicker
              Nikon Coolpix L610

              Nikon Coolpix L610

              Travel zoom

              $105

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              Samsung WB150F Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB200F

              Samsung WB200F

              Travel zoom

              $160

              Thickness Slightly thinner
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Weight Heavier
              Samsung WB250F

              Samsung WB250F

              Travel zoom

              $130

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Weight Heavier
              Samsung DV150F

              Samsung DV150F

              Ultra compact

              $143

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Zoom Less zoom
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Canon IXUS 220 HS

              Canon IXUS 220 HS

              Compact

              $836

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Zoom Less zoom
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Samsung ST200F

              Samsung ST200F

              Digicam

              $260

              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Zoom Less zoom

              Samsung WB700 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus SZ-30MR

              Olympus SZ-30MR

              Travel zoom

              $302

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Zoom More zoom
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Pro digicam

              $328

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Much larger
              Zoom Significantly less zoom
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $179 - $207

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Sony Alpha NEX-3N

              Sony Alpha NEX-3N

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $300 body only

              $420 with 16-50mm lens

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Size Much larger
              Canon Digital IXUS 130 IS

              Canon Digital IXUS 130 IS

              Ultra compact

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Smaller
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Zoom Significantly less zoom

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