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

Samsung WB210

Winner
Samsung WB210

64

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Samsung WB700

57

Samsung WB700

Runner-up
     
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB210

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

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB700

Size
Really small
Compact 99x59x22 mm
 
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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
Longest exposure Longer exposures 16s vs 8s
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2x longer exposures
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $430.75 vs $460.60
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The best price we've seen is $30 cheaper (around 10% less)
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Size Fairly small Help
              WB210:100x59x22 mm
              WB700:99x59x22 mm
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.9"
              Lowest price Very expensive Help
              WB210:$460.60
              WB700:$430.75
              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.

              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB150F

              Samsung WB150F

              Travel zoom

              $139 - $299

              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Lowest price Is significantly less expensive
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              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 WB200F

              Samsung WB200F

              Travel zoom

              $110 - $150

              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Lowest price Is significantly less expensive
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

              Travel zoom

              $475 - $524

              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Samsung WB250F

              Samsung WB250F

              Travel zoom

              $136 - $169

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Travel zoom

              $200

              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Samsung WB850F

              Samsung WB850F

              Travel zoom

              $397

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Size Is slightly larger

              Samsung WB210 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $229 - $252

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Zoom More zoom
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Canon EOS M

              Canon EOS M

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $300 body only

              $309 with 18-55mm lens

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Samsung WB1100F

              Samsung WB1100F

              Super zoom

              $198 - $249

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS

              Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS

              Travel zoom

              $146 - $155

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Much larger
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen

              Samsung WB700 Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB650

              Samsung WB650

              Travel zoom

              GPS Has a GPS
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Larger
              Zoom Less zoom
              Canon IXUS 220 HS

              Canon IXUS 220 HS

              Compact

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Zoom Significantly less zoom
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Panasonic Lumix TZ40

              Panasonic Lumix TZ40

              Travel zoom

              $242

              GPS Has a GPS
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Larger
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix P600

              Nikon Coolpix P600

              Super zoom

              $427 - $447

              Zoom Much more zoom
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker

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