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Reasons to buy the Samsung WB150F

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W150

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Tunnel
 
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differences

Advantages of the Samsung WB150F

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Zoom Significantly more zoom 18x vs 5x
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Around 13x more zoom
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle 24 mm vs 30 mm
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20% better wide angle
Screen size Significantly larger screen 3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Movie format Higher resolution movies 720p @ 30fps vs 480p @ 30fps
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Shoots high resolution HD (720p) video
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 460k dots vs 230k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
Macro focus Significantly better macro capability 5 cm vs 10 cm
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Focus on subjects 2x closer to the lens
True resolution Higher true resolution 9.7 MP vs 8 MP
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Capture more than 20% more detail in your photos
Aperture Slightly wider aperture f/3.2 vs f/3.3
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At its widest zoom, the WB150F's lens captures marginally more light (0.1 f-stops)
Sensor size Slightly larger sensor 1/2.3" 6.2x4.6mm vs 1/2.5" 5.8x4.3mm
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More than 10% larger sensor
Longest exposure Longer exposures 16s vs 1s
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16x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-W150

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Viewfinder Has a viewfinder Tunnel vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Size Smaller 93x58x24 mm vs 106x59x23 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Weight Lighter 173 g vs 188 g
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Around 10% lighter
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        similarities

        Compared to recent compacts

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
        Lens
        Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
        CCD
        HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
        You could do HDR manually
        3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
        No 3d support
        Movie format Poor movies Help
        WB150F:720p @ 30fps
        DSC-W150:480p @ 30fps

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

        Travel zoom

        $115 - $149

        Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is much heavier
        Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

        Travel zoom

        $120 - $184

        Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is significantly heavier
        Samsung ST72

        Samsung ST72

        Ultra compact

        $147

        Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
        Size Is slightly smaller
        Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization
        Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

        Compact

        $187

        Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive

        Samsung WB150F Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Samsung WB250F

        Samsung WB250F

        Travel zoom

        $111 - $169

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
        Weight Heavier
        Lowest price Slightly more expensive
        Samsung WB30F

        Samsung WB30F

        Ultra compact

        $88 - $129

        Size Smaller
        Aperture Slightly wider aperture
        Zoom Significantly less zoom
        Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
        Samsung WB200F

        Samsung WB200F

        Travel zoom

        $130 - $150

        Thickness Slightly thinner
        Weight Heavier
        Lowest price Slightly more expensive
        Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

        Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

        Travel zoom

        $92

        Size Smaller
        Weight Significantly lighter
        Zoom Significantly less zoom
        Screen size Significantly smaller screen
        Samsung DV300F

        Samsung DV300F

        Ultra compact

        $189

        Aperture Significantly wider aperture
        3D Takes 3D photos
        Zoom Significantly less zoom
        Wide angle Worse wide angle

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W150 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

        Travel zoom

        $118 - $129

        Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Viewfinder No viewfinder
        Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX150

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX150

        Pro digicam

        $149

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        True resolution Much higher true resolution
        Viewfinder No viewfinder
        Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
        Canon PowerShot SD780 IS

        Canon PowerShot SD780 IS

        Ultra compact

        Macro focus Much better macro capability
        Size Smaller
        Wide angle Worse wide angle
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W120

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W120

        Compact

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Macro focus Much better macro capability
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Wide angle Worse wide angle
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W170

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W170

        Compact

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        True resolution Significantly higher true resolution

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