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
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB700

Size
Really small
Compact 99x59x22 mm
Thickness
Thin
0.9"
Weight
Light-weight
245 g
 
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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
Lowest price Cheaper $328.32 vs $460.60
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The best price we've seen is $132 cheaper (around 30% less)
Longest exposure Longer exposures 16s vs 8s
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2x longer exposures
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Size Fairly small Help
              WB210:100x59x22 mm
              WB700:99x59x22 mm
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.9"
              Light sensitivity (boost) One has boost ISO Help
              WB210:3,200 ISO
              WB700:None
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              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
              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.

              Lowest price Very expensive Help
              WB210:$460.60
              WB700:$328.32
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              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
              Samsung WB150F

              Samsung WB150F

              Travel zoom

              $139 - $299

              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Samsung WB1000

              Samsung WB1000

              Compact

              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Zoom Has slightly less zoom
              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $140 - $199

              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

              $100 - $150

              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Samsung WB30F

              Samsung WB30F

              Ultra compact

              $96 - $98

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera

              Samsung WB210 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix FZ72

              Panasonic Lumix FZ72

              Super zoom

              $385

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $230 - $249

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Samsung Galaxy Camera

              Samsung Galaxy Camera

              Travel zoom

              $83 - $1,499

              GPS Has a GPS
              Screen size Much larger screen
              Size Larger
              Weight Much heavier
              Canon PowerShot SX120 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX120 IS

              Travel zoom

              $223

              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Size Much larger
              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Travel zoom

              $320

              GPS Has a GPS
              Zoom More zoom
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Size Significantly larger

              Samsung WB700 Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB800F

              Samsung WB800F

              Travel zoom

              $160

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Larger
              Pentax XG-1

              Pentax XG-1

              Super zoom

              $339 - $347

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Sony Cybershot DSC-H70

              Sony Cybershot H70

              Travel zoom

              $229

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Weight Lighter
              Zoom Less zoom
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix P330

              Nikon Coolpix P330

              Pro digicam

              $285

              GPS Has a GPS
              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Zoom Significantly less zoom
              Size Significantly larger
              Samsung WB650

              Samsung WB650

              Travel zoom

              GPS Has a GPS
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Larger
              Zoom Less zoom

              appearance

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