Updated (September, 2011): Compare the Samsung WB210 vs Samsung WB750

Samsung WB210

Winner
Samsung WB210

65

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Samsung WB700

58

Samsung WB700

Runner-up
     
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB210

Screen size
Large screen
3.5"
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,152k dots
Size
Really small
Compact 100x59x22 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB700

Size
Really small
Compact 99x59x22 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Thickness
Thin
0.9"
 
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differences

Advantages of the Samsung WB210

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Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen 1,152k dots vs 213k dots
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Around 5.5x higher resolution screen
Screen size Significantly larger screen 3.5" vs 3.0"
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Around 20% larger screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Aperture Wider aperture f/2.9 vs f/3.2
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At its widest zoom, the WB210's lens captures marginally more light (0.3 f-stops)
Weight Significantly lighter 174 g vs 245 g
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Around 30% lighter
Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost ISO 3,200 ISO vs None
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Allows taking photos in darker situations, often at the cost of additional noise in the image
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Advantages of the Samsung WB700

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Zoom More zoom 18x vs 12x
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Around 2.5x more zoom
Macro focus Better macro capability 3 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 40% closer to the lens
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The WB700's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Size Slightly smaller 99x59x22 mm vs 100x59x22 mm
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Almost the same
Longest exposure Longer exposures 16s vs 8s
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2x longer exposures
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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 Common Weaknesses
        Size Fairly small Help
        WB210:100x59x22 mm
        WB700:99x59x22 mm
        Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
        Lens
        Thickness Thin Help
        0.9"
        Light sensitivity (boost) One has boost ISO Help
        WB210:3,200 ISO
        WB700:None
        Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
        CCD
        Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
        You could stitch photos in post
        Supports RAW No RAW support Help
        Less editing fidelity
        HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
        You could do HDR manually
        High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
        Not supported
        Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
        720p @ 30fps

        Compared to recent travel zooms

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

        GPS No built-in GPS Help
        Missing geo-tagging

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Samsung WB150F

        Samsung WB150F

        Travel zoom

        $134

        Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
        Lowest price Is significantly less expensive
        Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
        Samsung WB750

        Samsung WB750

        Travel zoom

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
        Size Is slightly larger
        Nikon D3100

        Nikon D3100

        Entry-level DSLR

        $278 body only

        $392 - $427 with 18-55mm lens

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is much heavier
        Samsung WB650

        Samsung WB650

        Travel zoom

        GPS Has a built-in GPS
        Screen type Has an OLED screen
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is significantly heavier
        Samsung WB50F

        Samsung WB50F

        Travel zoom

        $124 - $180

        Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
        Lowest price Is significantly less expensive
        Thickness Is thicker
        Size Is slightly larger
        Canon IXUS 220 HS

        Canon IXUS 220 HS

        Compact

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Size Is slightly smaller
        Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
        Zoom Has slightly less zoom

        Samsung WB210 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

        Travel zoom

        $99 - $128

        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Size Smaller
        Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
        Screen size Much smaller screen
        Samsung WB350F

        Samsung WB350F

        Travel zoom

        $163 - $220

        Zoom Significantly more zoom
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
        Screen size Significantly smaller screen
        Samsung NX2000

        Samsung NX2000

        Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

        $299 - $319 with 20-50mm lens

        Sensor size Much larger sensor
        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        Built-in flash No built-in flash
        Size Much larger
        Samsung WB500

        Samsung WB500

        Travel zoom

        $440

        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        Longest exposure Longer exposures
        Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
        Screen size Much smaller screen
        Samsung WB800F

        Samsung WB800F

        Travel zoom

        $144

        Zoom Significantly more zoom
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
        Screen size Significantly smaller screen

        Samsung WB700 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Olympus SZ-11

        Olympus SZ-11

        Digicam

        3D Takes 3D photos
        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Wide angle Worse wide angle
        Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
        Samsung WB250F

        Samsung WB250F

        Travel zoom

        $129

        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Size Larger
        Macro focus Worse macro capability
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ28

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ28

        Super zoom

        $450

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Supports RAW Shoots RAW
        Size Much larger
        Thickness Much thicker
        Nikon Coolpix L320

        Nikon Coolpix L320

        Super zoom

        $172

        Zoom Significantly more zoom
        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Size Much larger
        Thickness Much thicker
        Samsung WB600

        Samsung WB600

        Travel zoom

        Size Larger
        Zoom Less zoom

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