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

Samsung WB210

Winner
Samsung WB210

65

vs

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

Zoom
Great zoom
18x
Size
Really small
Compact 99x59x22 mm
Macro focus
Great macro
3 cm
Thickness
Thin
0.9"
 
Differences | Recommendations | Cast your vote | Similarities | Competitors | Appearance | Discussion

differences

Advantages of the Samsung WB210

Report a correction
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen 1,152k dots vs 213k dots
Help
Around 5.5x higher resolution screen
Screen size Significantly larger screen 3.5" vs 3.0"
Help
Around 20% larger screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen Yes vs No
Help
Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Aperture Wider aperture f/2.9 vs f/3.2
Help
At its widest zoom, the WB210's lens captures marginally more light (0.3 f-stops)
Weight Significantly lighter 174 g vs 245 g
Help
Around 30% lighter
Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost ISO 3,200 ISO vs None
Help
Allows taking photos in darker situations, often at the cost of additional noise in the image
Samsung WB210 Learn more about
the Samsung WB210

Advantages of the Samsung WB700

Report a correction
Zoom More zoom 18x vs 12x
Help
Around 2.5x more zoom
Macro focus Better macro capability 3 cm vs 5 cm
Help
Focus on subjects 40% closer to the lens
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
Help
The WB700's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Size Slightly smaller 99x59x22 mm vs 100x59x22 mm
Help
Almost the same
Lowest price Cheaper $328.32 vs $460.60
Help
The best price we've seen is $132 cheaper (around 30% less)
Longest exposure Longer exposures 16s vs 8s
Help
2x longer exposures
Samsung WB700 Learn more about
the Samsung WB700
vs

recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent travel zooms, and ignoring price

Snapsort Recommends
Samsung WB210 Samsung WB210 65
Retailer
    Style
      Color
        You save

        vs

        58 Samsung WB700 Samsung WB700
        Retailer
          Style
            Color
              You save

              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
              Not supported

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB600

              Samsung WB600

              Travel zoom

              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $140 - $206

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Size Is slightly larger
              Samsung WB550

              Samsung WB550

              Travel zoom

              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Canon IXUS 220 HS

              Canon IXUS 220 HS

              Compact

              $212

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Zoom Has slightly less zoom

              Samsung WB210 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB150F

              Samsung WB150F

              Travel zoom

              $200 - $299

              Zoom More zoom
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Samsung WB50F

              Samsung WB50F

              Travel zoom

              $109 - $180

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS

              Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS

              Waterproof

              $199 - $269

              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Samsung DV150F

              Samsung DV150F

              Ultra compact

              $86 - $110

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H5

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H5

              Super zoom

              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle

              Samsung WB700 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB750

              Samsung WB750

              Travel zoom

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Size Larger
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $498

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Zoom Significantly less zoom
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $199 - $252

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Nikon Coolpix P600

              Nikon Coolpix P600

              Super zoom

              $397

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker

              appearance

              Samsung WB210 Samsung WB700
              Samsung WB210
              Samsung WB210 Samsung WB700

              discussion

              Samsung WB210
              WB210
              Samsung

              Report a correction
              Samsung WB700
              WB700
              Samsung

              Report a correction

              Showing 0 comments