Samsung HZ35W vs Samsung WB210

Winner
Samsung HZ35W

63

Samsung WB210

60

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
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
920k dots
 

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

differences

Advantages of the Samsung WB210

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Touch screen
Has a touch screen
Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Screen size
Significantly larger screen
3.5" vs 3.0"
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Around 20% larger screen
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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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
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Light sensitivity (boost) One has boost ISO Help
              WB2103,200 ISO
              HZ35WNone
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              WB2101,600 ISO
              HZ35W3,200 ISO

              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 WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $145 - $230

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Screen resolution Has a significantly lower resolution screen
              Samsung TL240

              Samsung TL240

              Compact

              $150

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

              Travel zoom

              $329

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Samsung WB210 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Travel zoom

              $140

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Size Smaller
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Fujifilm FinePix SL1000

              Fujifilm FinePix SL1000

              Super zoom

              $280

              Zoom Much more zoom
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Sanyo Xacti DSC-S3

              Sanyo Xacti DSC-S3

              Compact

              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Samsung WB110

              Samsung WB110

              Super zoom

              $160

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker

              Samsung HZ35W Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot S95

              Canon PowerShot S95

              Pro digicam

              $445

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Samsung CL80

              Samsung CL80

              Compact

              Screen size Much larger screen
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Samsung HZ30W

              Samsung HZ30W

              Travel zoom

              GPS No built-in GPS
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS

              Travel zoom

              $179

              Size Significantly smaller
              Weight Much lighter
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Samsung CL65

              Samsung CL65

              Compact

              $319

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              GPS No built-in GPS

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