Samsung WB200F

Winner
Samsung WB200F

59

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Samsung WB30F

52

Samsung WB30F

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
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$139.95 vs $163.31
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The best price we've seen is $23 cheaper (more than 10% less)
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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
Significantly 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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At its widest zoom, the WB30F's lens captures marginally more light (0.1 f-stops)
Thickness
Thinner
0.7" vs 0.9"
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More than 20% thinner
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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
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Thickness Thin Help
              WB200F:0.9"
              WB30F:0.7"
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              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
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths
              Size Fairly small Help
              WB200F:107x62x22 mm
              WB30F:98x58x17 mm
              Common Weaknesses
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB35F

              Samsung WB35F

              Travel zoom

              $82 - $97

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

              Samsung WB250F

              Travel zoom

              $165

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $130 - $260

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Samsung WB150F

              Samsung WB150F

              Travel zoom

              $150

              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Samsung WB50F

              Samsung WB50F

              Travel zoom

              $95 - $134

              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $109 - $160

              Thickness Is thicker
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $108 - $119

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

              Samsung WB200F Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $179 - $180

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Touch screen No touch screen

              Samsung WB30F Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

              Waterproof

              $349 - $397

              GPS Has a GPS
              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Size Much larger
              Zoom Less zoom
              Samsung DV150F

              Samsung DV150F

              Ultra compact

              $110 - $120

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Screen size Smaller screen

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