Samsung WB200F vs Samsung WB30F

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Samsung WB200F

59

Samsung WB30F

52

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB200F

Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
Large screen
Screen size
3"
Really small
Size
Compact (107×62×22 mm)
Thin
Thickness
0.9"
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB30F

Size
Really small
Ultra compact (98×58×17 mm)
Thickness
Thin
0.7"
Weight
Light-weight
128 g
Screen size
Large screen
3"

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differences

Advantages of the Samsung WB200F

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Touch screen
Has a touch screen
Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Zoom
More zoom
18x vs 10x
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More than 3x more zoom
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
98×58×17 mm vs 107×62×22 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
$210.35 vs $282.08
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The best price we've seen is $72 cheaper (around 30% 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
              Screen size Larger than average screens Help
              3"
              Size Fairly small Help
              WB200F107×62×22 mm
              WB30F98×58×17 mm
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              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
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths

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

              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 WB250F

              Samsung WB250F

              Travel zoom

              $115

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Samsung WB35F

              Samsung WB35F

              Travel zoom

              $80 - $110

              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Screen size Has a significantly smaller screen
              Samsung WB150F

              Samsung WB150F

              Travel zoom

              $216

              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $190 - $199

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $118 - $128

              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Samsung WB50F

              Samsung WB50F

              Travel zoom

              $98 - $145

              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              Samsung WB200F Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB800F

              Samsung WB800F

              Travel zoom

              $130

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Size Slightly larger
              Samsung WB1100F

              Samsung WB1100F

              Super zoom

              $130 - $202

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Panasonic Lumix ZS30

              Panasonic Lumix ZS30

              Travel zoom

              $407

              GPS Has a GPS
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Larger
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture

              Samsung WB30F Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Compact

              $60 - $98

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Samsung DV150F

              Samsung DV150F

              Ultra compact

              $200

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

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