Samsung HZ35W

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Samsung HZ35W

65

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Samsung WB210

62

Samsung WB210

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Reasons to buy the Samsung HZ35W

Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
920k dots
Really small
Size
Compact 107x61x28 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
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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
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
 

differences

Advantages of the Samsung WB210

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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
Size
Smaller
100x59x22 mm vs 107x61x28 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
Zoom
More zoom
15x vs 12x
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Around 60% 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 HZ35W's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
16s vs 8s
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2x longer exposures
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Screen resolution High resolution screens Help
              WB210:1,152k dots
              HZ35W:920k dots
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Common Weaknesses
              Light sensitivity (boost) One has boost ISO Help
              WB210:3,200 ISO
              HZ35W: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

              Samsung WB700

              Samsung WB700

              Travel zoom

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Screen resolution Has a much lower resolution screen
              Samsung WB150F

              Samsung WB150F

              Travel zoom

              $120

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Screen resolution Has a significantly lower resolution screen
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $478 - $563 body only

              $590 - $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 HZ15W

              Samsung HZ15W

              Travel zoom

              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Samsung TL350

              Samsung TL350

              Compact

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Zoom Has slightly less zoom

              Samsung WB210 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix P7800

              Nikon Coolpix P7800

              Pro digicam

              $547

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              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 NX3000

              Samsung NX3000

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $342 body only

              $359 - $530 with 16-50mm lens

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Size Much larger
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Samsung NX300

              Samsung NX300

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $399 with 18-55mm lens

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Size Much larger
              Nikon Coolpix S2700

              Nikon Coolpix S2700

              Compact

              $140

              Size Smaller
              Weight Lighter
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Screen size Much smaller screen

              Samsung HZ35W Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Alpha A6000

              Sony Alpha A6000

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $448 body only

              $598 with 16-50mm lens

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Size Much larger
              Samsung WB200F

              Samsung WB200F

              Travel zoom

              $160

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Travel zoom

              $215 - $248

              Zoom More zoom
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen

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