Updated (January, 2012): Compare the Samsung WB150F vs Samsung WB850F

Samsung WB750 vs Samsung WB150F

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Reasons to buy the Samsung WB750

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 30fps
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
440 fps
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB150F

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama

galleries

Explore our gallery of 31 sample photos taken by the Samsung WB150F. Explore our gallery of 6 sample photos taken by the Samsung WB750.

differences

Advantages of the Samsung WB150F

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Size
Slightly smaller
106x59x23 mm vs 105x59x24 mm
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Almost the same
Thickness
Slightly thinner
0.9" vs 1"
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Around 10% thinner
Weight
Slightly lighter
188 g vs 193 g
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Almost the same
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Advantages of the Samsung WB750

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High-speed framerate
Records high-speed movies
440 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Movie format
Higher resolution movies
1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
3D
Takes 3D photos
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
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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
              Wide angle Good wide angle Help
              24 mm
              Zoom Great zoom Help
              18x
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              WB150FLens
              WB750Lens, Sensor shift
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              5.0 cm
              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
              WB750105x59x24 mm
              Thickness Thin Help
              WB150F0.9"
              WB7501"
              Common Weaknesses
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $165 - $209

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Size Is slightly larger
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $165 - $170

              Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
              Weight Is slightly lighter
              Panorama Lacks built-in panoramas
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Samsung WB700

              Samsung WB700

              Travel zoom

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Panorama Lacks built-in panoramas
              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $168

              Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
              Fastest shutter speed Has a faster max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is much heavier

              Samsung WB150F Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB250F

              Samsung WB250F

              Travel zoom

              $115

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

              Samsung WB200F

              Travel zoom

              $125

              Thickness Slightly thinner
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Weight Heavier
              Samsung WB35F

              Samsung WB35F

              Travel zoom

              $93 - $129

              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Weight Lighter
              Zoom Less zoom
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ1

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ1

              Travel zoom

              $110

              Size Smaller
              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Zoom Less zoom
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $78

              Size Significantly smaller
              Weight Significantly lighter
              Zoom Less zoom
              Wide angle Worse wide angle

              Samsung WB750 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon 1 J1

              Nikon 1 J1

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $230 with 10-30mm lens

              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Panasonic Lumix ZS35

              Panasonic Lumix ZS35

              Travel zoom

              $140 - $189

              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Size Significantly larger
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Travel zoom

              $212 - $248

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Samsung TL350

              Samsung TL350

              Compact

              High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Zoom Less zoom
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

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