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

Samsung WB210 vs Samsung WB700

Winner
Samsung WB210

62

Samsung WB700

56

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB210

Large screen
Screen size
3.5"
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
1,152k dots
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
Light-weight
Weight
174 g
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB700

Size
Really small
Compact 99x59x22 mm
Thickness
Thin
0.9"

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
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 size
Significantly larger screen
3.5" vs 3.0"
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Around 20% larger screen
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
              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
              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

              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 - $230

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Size Is slightly larger
              Samsung WB1000

              Samsung WB1000

              Compact

              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Zoom Has slightly less zoom
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ20

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ20

              Travel zoom

              $303

              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $185 - $237

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Samsung WB250F

              Samsung WB250F

              Travel zoom

              $165

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Canon IXUS 220 HS

              Canon IXUS 220 HS

              Compact

              $879

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Lowest price Is much more expensive
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen

              Samsung WB210 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon Digital IXUS 80 IS

              Canon Digital IXUS 80 IS

              Compact

              Size Smaller
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $78

              Size Significantly smaller
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Samsung DV300F

              Samsung DV300F

              Ultra compact

              $199

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Touch screen No touch screen

              Samsung WB700 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Travel zoom

              $210

              GPS Has a GPS
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Size Significantly larger
              Samsung WB800F

              Samsung WB800F

              Travel zoom

              $230

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Larger
              Samsung WB750

              Samsung WB750

              Travel zoom

              $228

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Size Larger
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

              Ultra compact

              $168

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Zoom Significantly less zoom
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Travel zoom

              $279 - $383

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle

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