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

Samsung WB210

Winner
Samsung WB210

62

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Samsung WB700

56

Samsung WB700

Runner-up
     

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB210

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.9
Large screen
Screen size
3.5"
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
1,152k dots
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB700

Size
Really small
Compact 99x59x22 mm
Macro focus
Great macro
3 cm
Thickness
Thin
0.9"
Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm
 

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
              Size Fairly small Help
              WB210:100x59x22 mm
              WB700:99x59x22 mm
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.9"
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              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
              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

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

              Common Weaknesses
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $130 - $260

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Size Is slightly larger
              Samsung WB200F

              Samsung WB200F

              Travel zoom

              $140 - $150

              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Weight Is slightly 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 WB210 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Travel zoom

              $279 - $383

              Zoom Much more zoom
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Size Much larger
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Fujifilm Finepix JX500

              Fujifilm Finepix JX500

              Compact

              $62

              Weight Lighter
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Sony Cybershot DSC-T110

              Sony Cybershot T110

              Ultra compact

              $210

              Size Smaller
              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Travel zoom

              $70 - $220

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Placeholder

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50 (Lumix DMC-TZ70)

              Travel zoom

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Size Much larger
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen

              Samsung WB700 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB750

              Samsung WB750

              Travel zoom

              $238

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Size Larger
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Nikon D40

              Nikon D40

              Entry-level DSLR

              $430 with 18-55mm lens

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
              Size Much larger
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Fujifilm FinePix AV250

              Fujifilm FinePix AV250

              Compact

              $90

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Zoom Significantly less zoom
              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $191

              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Fastest shutter speed Faster max shutter speed
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Fujifilm Finepix S700

              Fujifilm FinePix S700

              Super zoom

              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle

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