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

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"
 
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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 Much 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
Lowest price Significantly cheaper $195.09 vs $410.23
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The best price we've seen is $215 cheaper (2.1x less)
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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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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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              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
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
              No 3d support
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Size Fairly small Help
              WB210:100x59x22 mm
              WB700:99x59x22 mm
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB250F

              Samsung WB250F

              Travel zoom

              $114 - $169

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              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
              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 WB150F

              Samsung WB150F

              Travel zoom

              $90 - $129

              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ20

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ20

              Travel zoom

              $376 - $441

              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Samsung WB200F

              Samsung WB200F

              Travel zoom

              $120 - $150

              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $548

              Aperture Has a much wider aperture
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Lowest price Is much more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Samsung WB210 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Travel zoom

              $203

              GPS Has a GPS
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $159

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Samsung PL210

              Samsung PL210

              Travel zoom

              Size Smaller
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Screen size Much smaller screen

              Samsung WB700 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S9100

              Nikon Coolpix S9100

              Travel zoom

              $219

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Much larger
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Samsung WB600

              Samsung WB600

              Travel zoom

              Size Larger
              Zoom Less zoom
              Olympus SP-610 UZ

              Olympus SP-610 UZ

              Super zoom

              Zoom More zoom
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle

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