Samsung WB850F

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Samsung WB850F

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Samsung WB150F

59

Samsung WB150F

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Reasons to buy the Samsung WB850F

Zoom
Great zoom
21x
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB150F

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Samsung WB150F over the Samsung WB850F.
 
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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
Lowest price Cheaper $139.00 vs $239.00
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The best price we've seen is $100 cheaper (more than 40% less)
Thickness Slightly thinner 0.9" vs 1"
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Around 10% thinner
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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
3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
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
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
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)
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
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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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Zoom Great zoom Help
              WB150F:18x
              WB850F:21x
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Size Fairly small Help
              WB150F:106x59x23 mm
              WB850F:109x61x24 mm
              Thickness Thin Help
              WB150F:0.9"
              WB850F:1"
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $140 - $253

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

              Samsung WB250F

              Travel zoom

              $110

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              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
              Samsung WB750

              Samsung WB750

              Travel zoom

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture

              Samsung WB150F Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB200F

              Samsung WB200F

              Travel zoom

              $110 - $150

              Thickness Slightly thinner
              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              Weight Heavier
              Samsung DV150F

              Samsung DV150F

              Ultra compact

              $98 - $110

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Zoom Significantly less zoom
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Samsung WB30F

              Samsung WB30F

              Ultra compact

              $103

              Size Smaller
              Weight Lighter
              Zoom Less zoom
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Samsung WB35F

              Samsung WB35F

              Travel zoom

              $91 - $99

              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Weight Lighter
              Zoom Less zoom
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Samsung ST150F

              Samsung ST150F

              Ultra compact

              $78

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

              Samsung WB850F Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Travel zoom

              $275 - $300

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Travel zoom

              $278

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Size Smaller
              GPS No built-in GPS
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Samsung Galaxy Camera

              Samsung Galaxy Camera

              Travel zoom

              $83 - $407

              Screen size Much larger screen
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $348 - $448

              Zoom Much more zoom
              External flash Supports an external flash
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture

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