Samsung WB150F

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Reasons to buy the Samsung WB150F

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Samsung WB150F over the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W150.
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W150

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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
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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Size Smaller 93x58x24 mm vs 106x59x23 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder Tunnel vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Weight Slightly 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
        Thickness Thin Help
        0.9"
        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

        Nikon Coolpix S9100

        Nikon Coolpix S9100

        Travel zoom

        $300

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Thickness Is thicker
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

        Travel zoom

        $134 - $148

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150

        Travel zoom

        $183

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity

        Samsung WB150F Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Samsung WB250F

        Samsung WB250F

        Travel zoom

        $110

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

        Samsung WB200F

        Travel zoom

        $94 - $150

        Thickness Slightly thinner
        Lowest price Slightly cheaper
        Weight Heavier
        Samsung WB350F

        Samsung WB350F

        Travel zoom

        $140 - $206

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Aperture Wider aperture
        Size Larger
        Weight Heavier
        Samsung ST150F

        Samsung ST150F

        Ultra compact

        $83

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Size Smaller
        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

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W150 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        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-W100

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W100

        Compact

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
        Canon PowerShot S120

        Canon PowerShot S120

        Pro digicam

        $447 - $449

        Aperture Much wider aperture
        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Size Larger
        Viewfinder No viewfinder
        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
        Canon ELPH 300 HS

        Canon ELPH 300 HS

        Compact

        $235

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Viewfinder No viewfinder

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