Samsung WB200F vs Samsung WB30F

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Samsung WB200F

57

Samsung WB30F

50

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB200F

Great zoom
Zoom
18x
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB30F

Size
Really small
Ultra compact 98x58x17 mm
Thickness
Thin
0.7"
Weight
Light-weight
128 g

differences

Advantages of the Samsung WB200F

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Zoom
More zoom
18x vs 10x
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More than 3x more zoom
Touch screen
Has a touch screen
Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
460k dots vs 230k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
16s vs 8s
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2x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Samsung WB30F

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Size
Smaller
98x58x17 mm vs 107x62x22 mm
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More than 30% smaller
Weight
Much lighter
128 g vs 226 g
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More than 40% lighter
Aperture
Slightly wider aperture
f/3.1 vs f/3.2
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Almost the same
Thickness
Thinner
0.7" vs 0.9"
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More than 20% thinner
Lowest price
Cheaper
$88.64 vs $159.95
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The best price we've seen is $71 cheaper (more than 40% less)
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recommendations

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
              Wide angle Good wide angle Help
              24 mm
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Thickness Thin Help
              WB200F0.9"
              WB30F0.7"
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths
              Size Fairly small Help
              WB200F107x62x22 mm
              WB30F98x58x17 mm
              Common Weaknesses
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB35F

              Samsung WB35F

              Travel zoom

              $80 - $109

              Thickness Is thicker
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Samsung WB250F

              Samsung WB250F

              Travel zoom

              $160

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $145 - $230

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $149

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Thickness Is thicker
              Panorama Lacks built-in panoramas
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $108 - $115

              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Samsung WB50F

              Samsung WB50F

              Travel zoom

              $105 - $145

              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Samsung WB150F

              Samsung WB150F

              Travel zoom

              $200

              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Samsung WB200F Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

              Travel zoom

              $181

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Zoom Less zoom
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $139

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Zoom Less zoom
              Touch screen No touch screen

              Samsung WB30F Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $109 - $161

              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Longest exposure Longer exposures
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Samsung ST200F

              Samsung ST200F

              Digicam

              $174

              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Lowest price More expensive

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