Samsung WB210 vs Samsung WB700

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Samsung WB210

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Samsung WB700

58

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
Fewer buttons
Light-weight
Weight
174 g
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB700

Size
Really small
Compact (99×59×22 mm)
Macro focus
Great macro
3.0 cm
Thickness
Thin
0.9"

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differences

Advantages of the Samsung WB210

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Screen size
Much larger screen
3.5" vs 3"
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Around 20% larger screen
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
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
3.0 cm vs 5.0 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 2 f-stops better
Size
Slightly smaller
99×59×22 mm vs 101×59×22 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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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
              WB210101×59×22 mm
              WB70099×59×22 mm
              Wide angle Good wide angle Help
              24 mm
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.9"
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Light sensitivity (boost) One has boost ISO Help
              WB2103,200 ISO
              WB700None
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              WB2101,600 ISO
              WB7003,200 ISO
              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
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $195 - $209

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Size Is slightly larger
              Samsung WB100

              Samsung WB100

              Super zoom

              $157

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is much heavier

              Samsung WB210 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB250F

              Samsung WB250F

              Travel zoom

              $310

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Zoom More zoom
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

              Pro digicam

              $589

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Size Much larger
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Canon EOS 70D

              Canon EOS 70D

              Pro DSLR

              $799 - $999 body only

              $900 - $1,099 with 18-55mm lens

              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Size Much larger
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Samsung TL320

              Samsung TL320

              Compact

              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Samsung TL350

              Samsung TL350

              Compact

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Touch screen No touch screen

              Samsung WB700 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB150F

              Samsung WB150F

              Travel zoom

              $190

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Size Larger
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Samsung HZ10W

              Samsung HZ10W

              Travel zoom

              Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost ISO
              Size Much larger
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Samsung WB750

              Samsung WB750

              Travel zoom

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Larger
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Samsung WB30F

              Samsung WB30F

              Ultra compact

              $150

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Size Smaller
              Zoom Less zoom
              Longest exposure Shorter max exposures
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

              Travel zoom

              $400

              GPS Has a GPS
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Size Significantly larger
              Zoom Slightly less zoom

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