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
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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 Common Weaknesses
        Size Fairly small Help
        WB210:100x59x22 mm
        WB700:99x59x22 mm
        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
        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 Common Weaknesses

        Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

        High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
        Not supported
        GPS No built-in GPS Help
        Missing geo-tagging

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Samsung WB150F

        Samsung WB150F

        Travel zoom

        $134

        Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
        Lowest price Is significantly less expensive
        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
        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
        Samsung WB30F

        Samsung WB30F

        Ultra compact

        $98 - $99

        Size Is slightly smaller
        Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
        Samsung WB200F

        Samsung WB200F

        Travel zoom

        $110 - $150

        Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
        Lowest price Is much less expensive
        Weight Is slightly heavier

        Samsung WB210 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30

        Panasonic Lumix TZ30

        Travel zoom

        GPS Has a GPS
        Zoom Significantly more zoom
        Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
        Screen size Significantly smaller screen
        Samsung ST72

        Samsung ST72

        Ultra compact

        $74

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
        Screen size Significantly smaller screen
        Panasonic Lumix ZS19

        Panasonic Lumix ZS19

        Travel zoom

        $140 - $220

        Zoom Significantly more zoom
        3D Takes 3D photos
        Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
        Screen size Significantly smaller screen
        Samsung WB250F

        Samsung WB250F

        Travel zoom

        $135 - $169

        Zoom More zoom
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
        Screen size Significantly smaller screen
        Nikon Coolpix L830

        Nikon Coolpix L830

        Super zoom

        $227 - $255

        Zoom Much more zoom
        Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
        Size Much larger
        Thickness Much thicker

        Samsung WB700 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Olympus Stylus XZ-10

        Olympus Stylus XZ-10

        Pro digicam

        $186 - $399

        Aperture Much wider aperture
        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Zoom Significantly less zoom
        Size Significantly larger
        Samsung WB350F

        Samsung WB350F

        Travel zoom

        $163 - $198

        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Size Larger
        Thickness Thicker
        Samsung DV300F

        Samsung DV300F

        Ultra compact

        Aperture Wider aperture
        3D Takes 3D photos
        Zoom Significantly less zoom
        Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle
        Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

        Travel zoom

        $200 - $300

        GPS Has a GPS
        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Size Significantly larger
        Aperture Narrower aperture

        appearance

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        discussion

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