Updated (February, 2012): Compare the Samsung WB150F vs Nikon Coolpix S9300

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S9100

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 30fps
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB150F

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Samsung WB150F over the Nikon Coolpix S9100.
 

differences

Advantages of the Samsung WB150F

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Size
Significantly smaller
106x59x23 mm vs 105x62x35 mm
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More than 30% smaller
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/3.2 vs f/3.5
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At its widest zoom, the WB150F's lens captures marginally more light (0.3 f-stops)
Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Wide angle
Slightly better wide angle
24 mm vs 25 mm
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Almost the same
Thickness
Significantly thinner
0.9" vs 1.4"
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More than 30% thinner
Weight
Lighter
188 g vs 214 g
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More than 10% lighter
Lowest price
Cheaper
$120.00 vs $264.50
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The best price we've seen is $145 cheaper (2.2x less)
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
16s vs 1s
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16x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Nikon S9100

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Screen resolution
Significantly higher resolution screen
921k dots vs 460k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
Movie format
Higher resolution movies
1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
High-speed framerate
Records high-speed movies
240 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Macro focus
Better macro capability
4 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 20% closer to the lens
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent travel zooms, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Zoom Great zoom Help
              18x
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Common Weaknesses
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Common Weaknesses

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting weaknesses shared by these two products.

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S9500

              Nikon Coolpix S9500

              Travel zoom

              $221

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Thickness Is thicker
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Nikon Coolpix S9300

              Nikon Coolpix S9300

              Travel zoom

              $275

              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              3D Captures 3D images
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon Powershot S100

              Canon Powershot S100

              Pro digicam

              $245 - $400

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Thickness Is thicker
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas

              Samsung WB150F Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              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 WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $139 - $150

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Zoom More zoom
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier
              Samsung WB200F

              Samsung WB200F

              Travel zoom

              $140 - $150

              Thickness Slightly thinner
              Weight Heavier
              Samsung WB35F

              Samsung WB35F

              Travel zoom

              $83 - $99

              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Weight Lighter
              Zoom Less zoom
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Samsung DV150F

              Samsung DV150F

              Ultra compact

              $97 - $110

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

              Nikon Coolpix S9100 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Travel zoom

              $278 - $297

              Zoom Much more zoom
              GPS Has a GPS
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Travel zoom

              GPS Has a GPS
              3D Takes 3D photos
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Zoom Less zoom
              Nikon Coolpix S8100

              Nikon Coolpix S8100

              Travel zoom

              $285

              Size Smaller
              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Zoom Less zoom
              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Travel zoom

              $215 - $300

              GPS Has a GPS
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Canon PowerShot SX270 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX270 HS

              Travel zoom

              $209

              Zoom More zoom
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR

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