Samsung WB850F

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Samsung WB850F

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Samsung WB150F

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Samsung WB150F

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Reasons to buy the Samsung WB850F

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
480 fps
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB150F

Weight
Light-weight
188 g
 
Differences | Recommendations | Similarities | Competitors | Appearance | Discussion

differences

Advantages of the Samsung WB150F

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Size Smaller 106x59x23 mm vs 109x61x24 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Weight Lighter 188 g vs 232 g
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Around 20% lighter
Thickness Slightly thinner 0.9" vs 1"
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Around 10% thinner
Lowest price Cheaper $159.91 vs $249.00
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The best price we've seen is $89 cheaper (around 40% less)
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Advantages of the Samsung WB850F

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GPS Has a GPS Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies 480 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Screen type Has an OLED screen OLED vs LCD
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OLED screens are often brighter and more vibrant than typical LCD screens
3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen 921k dots vs 460k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 60fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video at a higher frame rate
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Aperture Wider aperture f/2.8 vs f/3.2
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At its widest zoom, the WB850F's lens captures marginally more light (0.4 f-stops)
Zoom More zoom 21x vs 18x
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Around 40% more zoom
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Wide angle Slightly better wide angle 23 mm vs 24 mm
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Almost the same
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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
              WB150F:18x
              WB850F:21x
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
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              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Thickness Thin Help
              WB150F:0.9"
              WB850F:1"

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting weaknesses shared by these two products.

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $140 - $150

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Size Is slightly larger
              Samsung WB250F

              Samsung WB250F

              Travel zoom

              $150

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Battery life Has a significantly longer battery life
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Samsung WB800F

              Samsung WB800F

              Travel zoom

              $160

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20

              Panasonic Lumix ZS20

              Travel zoom

              $340 - $399

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Samsung WB150F Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB200F

              Samsung WB200F

              Travel zoom

              $110 - $150

              Thickness Slightly thinner
              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              Weight Heavier
              Samsung WB30F

              Samsung WB30F

              Ultra compact

              $120

              Size Smaller
              Weight Lighter
              Zoom Less zoom
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

              Travel zoom

              $300 - $310

              GPS Has a GPS
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Size Larger
              Samsung DV300F

              Samsung DV300F

              Ultra compact

              $280

              Aperture Wider aperture
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Zoom Significantly less zoom
              Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle
              Samsung DV150F

              Samsung DV150F

              Ultra compact

              $110 - $200

              Aperture Wider aperture
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Zoom Significantly less zoom
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization

              Samsung WB850F Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung Galaxy Camera

              Samsung Galaxy Camera

              Travel zoom

              $55 - $348

              Screen size Much larger screen
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Travel zoom

              $292 - $300

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Battery life Longer battery life
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $298

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Battery life Much longer battery life
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Travel zoom

              $278 - $297

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Battery life Significantly longer battery life
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

              appearance

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              discussion

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