Samsung WB150F vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W150

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Samsung WB150F

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W150

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Reasons to buy the Samsung WB150F

Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
Thin
Thickness
0.9"
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W150

Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Tunnel

galleries

Explore our gallery of 31 sample photos taken by the Samsung WB150F.
Explore our gallery of 35 sample photos taken by the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W150.

differences

Advantages of the Samsung WB150F

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Wide angle
Much better wide angle
24 mm vs 30 mm
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20% better wide angle
Screen size
Significantly larger screen
3" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Macro focus
Much better macro capability
5.0 cm vs 10.0 cm
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Focus on subjects 2x closer to the lens
Zoom
More zoom
18x vs 5x
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Around 13x more zoom
Movie format
Higher resolution movies
720p @ 30fps vs 480p @ 30fps
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Shoots high resolution HD (720p) video
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
460k dots vs 230k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
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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Almost the same
Sensor size
Slightly larger sensor
1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm vs 1/2.5" 5.75x4.31mm
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More than 10% larger sensor
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
16s vs 1s
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16x longer exposures
Fastest shutter speed
Faster max shutter speed
1/2000s vs 1/1600s
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20% faster max shutter speed
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-W150

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Size
Smaller
94×58×24 mm vs 107×60×23 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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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
              Size Fairly small Help
              WB150F107×60×23 mm
              DSC-W15094×58×24 mm
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.9"
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              WB150F5.0 cm
              DSC-W15010.0 cm
              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
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              Movie format Poor movies Help
              WB150F720p @ 30fps
              DSC-W150480p @ 30fps
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $88

              Size Is significantly smaller
              Weight Is slightly lighter
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker

              Samsung WB150F Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $150 - $210

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier
              Samsung WB250F

              Samsung WB250F

              Travel zoom

              $166

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Weight Heavier
              Samsung WB35F

              Samsung WB35F

              Travel zoom

              $70 - $109

              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Weight Lighter
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Zoom Less zoom
              Samsung WB200F

              Samsung WB200F

              Travel zoom

              $280

              Thickness Slightly thinner
              Weight Heavier
              Lowest price More expensive
              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Travel zoom

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Size Significantly larger
              Thickness Significantly thicker

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W150 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

              Travel zoom

              $379

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Size Significantly larger
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150

              Travel zoom

              $399

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              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-W50

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W50

              Compact

              $180

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Fujifilm FinePix S2950

              Fujifilm FinePix S2950

              Super zoom

              $170

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker

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