Samsung WB150F vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W150

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Samsung WB150F

46

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W150

41

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Reasons to buy the Samsung WB150F

In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Thin
Thickness
0.9"
Really small
Size
Compact (107×60×23 mm)
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W150

Size
Really small
Compact (94×58×24 mm)
Weight
Light-weight
173 g
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Tunnel
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens

Items often bought with the Samsung WB150F or Sony DSC-W150

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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
Zoom
More zoom
18x vs 5x
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Around 13x more zoom
Screen size
Significantly larger screen
3" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
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
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
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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              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
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              WB150F5.0 cm
              DSC-W15010.0 cm
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Movie format Poor movies Help
              WB150F720p @ 30fps
              DSC-W150480p @ 30fps

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $108 - $111

              Weight Is slightly lighter
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens

              Samsung WB150F Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB250F

              Samsung WB250F

              Travel zoom

              $200

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Weight Heavier
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $200 - $209

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

              Samsung WB35F

              Travel zoom

              $75 - $110

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

              Samsung WB200F

              Travel zoom

              $148

              Thickness Slightly thinner
              Weight Heavier
              Sony Alpha A6000

              Sony Alpha A6000

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $548 body only

              $698 with 16-50mm lens

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker

              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-WX150

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150

              Travel zoom

              $400

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

              Pro digicam

              $322

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Size Larger
              Weight Significantly heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W7

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W7

              Compact

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $200

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

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