Samsung WB150F vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W150

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Samsung WB150F

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W150

42

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Reasons to buy the Samsung WB150F

Great zoom
Zoom
18x
Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

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
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 size
Larger screen
3" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Macro focus
Significantly 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
Lighter
173 g vs 188 g
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Around 10% lighter
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              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
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Movie format Poor movies Help
              WB150F720p @ 30fps
              DSC-W150480p @ 30fps
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $184

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens

              Samsung WB150F Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $190 - $199

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier
              Samsung WB35F

              Samsung WB35F

              Travel zoom

              $80 - $110

              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Weight Lighter
              Zoom Less zoom
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Samsung WB250F

              Samsung WB250F

              Travel zoom

              $115

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

              Samsung WB200F

              Travel zoom

              $284

              Thickness Slightly thinner
              Weight Heavier
              Lowest price More expensive
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $177 - $179

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W150 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Travel zoom

              $221

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower
              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Travel zoom

              $197

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Much larger
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              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
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H20

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H20

              Travel zoom

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Size Much larger

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