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

Large screen
Screen size
3.5"
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
1,152k dots
Really small
Size
Compact 100x59x22 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB700

Size
Really small
Compact 99x59x22 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
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
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
              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
              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

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $478 - $529 body only

              $598 - $798 with 14-42mm lens

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              True resolution Takes much higher resolution photos
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              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
              Canon IXUS 220 HS

              Canon IXUS 220 HS

              Compact

              $964

              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

              Fujifilm FinePix S2990

              Fujifilm FinePix S2990

              Super zoom

              Zoom More zoom
              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Size Much larger
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $349 body only

              $498 - $748 with 12-32mm lens

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Samsung NX200

              Samsung NX200

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $559 body only

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS3

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS3

              Ultra compact

              $102

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Samsung ST95

              Samsung ST95

              Ultra compact

              $166

              Size Smaller
              Weight Significantly lighter
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Zoom Less zoom

              Samsung WB700 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $139 - $150

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

              Samsung WB750

              Travel zoom

              $488

              3D Takes 3D photos
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Size Larger
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Samsung WB50F

              Samsung WB50F

              Travel zoom

              $99 - $178

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Zoom Less zoom
              Size Larger
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ1

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ1

              Travel zoom

              $187

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Weight Much lighter
              Zoom Less zoom
              Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle
              Canon Powershot S100

              Canon Powershot S100

              Pro digicam

              $245 - $400

              GPS Has a GPS
              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Zoom Significantly less zoom
              Size Larger

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