Samsung WB150F

Winner
Samsung WB150F

50

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W150

44

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W150

Runner-up
     

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB150F

Great zoom
Zoom
18x
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W150

Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Tunnel
 

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
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Macro focus
Much better macro capability
5 cm vs 10 cm
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Focus on subjects 2x closer to the lens
Screen size
Larger screen
3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
460k dots vs 230k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
Movie format
Higher resolution movies
720p @ 30fps vs 480p @ 30fps
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Shoots high resolution HD (720p) video
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
Slightly lighter
173 g vs 188 g
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Around 10% lighter
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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent compacts, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Common Weaknesses
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              WB150F:5 cm
              DSC-W150:10 cm
              Movie format Poor movies Help
              WB150F:720p @ 30fps
              DSC-W150:480p @ 30fps

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              No significant shared competitors found.

              Samsung WB150F Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $139 - $150

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier
              Samsung WB250F

              Samsung WB250F

              Travel zoom

              $150

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Weight Heavier
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Samsung WB200F

              Samsung WB200F

              Travel zoom

              $150 - $160

              Thickness Slightly thinner
              Weight Heavier
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Samsung DV150F

              Samsung DV150F

              Ultra compact

              $99 - $110

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Zoom Significantly less zoom
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Samsung WB35F

              Samsung WB35F

              Travel zoom

              $75 - $99

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

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W150 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1

              Pro digicam

              $228 - $379

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Travel zoom

              $260

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Significantly thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W200

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W200

              Compact

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

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W170

              Compact

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              True resolution Higher true resolution
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W55

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W55

              Compact

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle

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