Samsung HZ35W vs Samsung WB210

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Samsung HZ35W

67

Samsung WB210

64

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Samsung HZ35W

Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
OLED Screen
Screen type
Bright and vivid
Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB210

Screen size
Large screen
3.5"
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,152k dots
Size
Really small
Compact (101×59×22 mm)
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons

differences

Advantages of the Samsung WB210

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Screen size
Much larger screen
3.5" vs 3"
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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
Size
Smaller
101×59×22 mm vs 107×61×28 mm
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Around 30% smaller
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)
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
1,152k dots vs 920k dots
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Around 30% higher resolution screen
Weight
Significantly lighter
174 g vs 245 g
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Around 30% lighter
Thickness
Thinner
0.9" vs 1.1"
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More than 20% thinner
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 HZ35W

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GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Screen type
Has an OLED screen
OLED vs LCD
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OLED screens are often brighter and more vibrant than typical LCD screens
Macro focus
Significantly better macro capability
3.0 cm vs 5.0 cm
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Focus on subjects 40% closer to the lens
Zoom
Slightly more zoom
15x vs 12x
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Around 60% more zoom
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The HZ35W's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
16s vs 8s
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2x longer exposures
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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
              Screen resolution High resolution screens Help
              WB2101,152k dots
              HZ35W920k dots
              Wide angle Good wide angle Help
              24 mm
              Screen size Larger than average screens Help
              WB2103.5"
              HZ35W3"
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Light sensitivity (boost) One has boost ISO Help
              WB2103,200 ISO
              HZ35WNone
              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
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              WB2105.0 cm
              HZ35W3.0 cm
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              WB2101,600 ISO
              HZ35W3,200 ISO
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              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
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              WB21012x
              HZ35W15x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB750

              Samsung WB750

              Travel zoom

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing
              Screen resolution Has a significantly lower resolution screen
              Samsung CL80

              Samsung CL80

              Compact

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing

              Samsung WB210 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $175

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Samsung TL225

              Samsung TL225

              Compact

              Size Smaller
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Samsung WB700

              Samsung WB700

              Travel zoom

              Zoom More zoom
              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Nikon Coolpix S6600

              Nikon Coolpix S6600

              Travel zoom

              $167

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

              Travel zoom

              $299

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Screen size Much smaller screen

              Samsung HZ35W Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB850F

              Samsung WB850F

              Travel zoom

              $340

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $209 - $210

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Olympus PEN E-PL5

              Olympus PEN E-PL5

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $492 with 14-42mm lens

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS

              Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS

              Travel zoom

              $125

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Size Much larger
              Canon PowerShot S95

              Canon PowerShot S95

              Pro digicam

              $445

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              GPS No built-in GPS

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