Samsung HZ35W vs Samsung WB210

Winner
Samsung HZ35W

68

Samsung WB210

65

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Samsung HZ35W

Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
OLED Screen
Screen type
Bright and vivid
Great macro
Macro focus
3.0 cm
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 (101×59×22 mm)
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer 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
Help
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
3.0 cm vs 5.0 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 2 f-stops 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
              WB2101,152k dots
              HZ35W920k dots
              Wide angle Good wide angle Help
              24 mm
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Light sensitivity (boost) One has boost ISO Help
              WB2103,200 ISO
              HZ35WNone
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              WB2101,600 ISO
              HZ35W3,200 ISO
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              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
              Thickness Thin Help
              WB2100.9"
              HZ35W1.1"
              Common Weaknesses
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              WB21012x
              HZ35W15x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $200 - $209

              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 WB250F

              Samsung WB250F

              Travel zoom

              $200

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Samsung WB700

              Samsung WB700

              Travel zoom

              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Screen resolution Has a significantly lower resolution screen

              Samsung WB210 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung TL350

              Samsung TL350

              Compact

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 160 (IXUS 160)

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 160 (IXUS 160)

              Travel zoom

              Size Smaller
              Weight Lighter
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Samsung TL320

              Samsung TL320

              Compact

              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Canon EOS 70D

              Canon EOS 70D

              Pro DSLR

              $799 - $999 body only

              $919 - $1,099 with 18-55mm lens

              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Size Much larger
              Image stabilization No image stabilization

              Samsung HZ35W Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $88 - $96

              Size Much smaller
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Samsung HZ15W

              Samsung HZ15W

              Travel zoom

              Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost ISO
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Samsung NX2000

              Samsung NX2000

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $499 with 20-50mm lens

              Screen size Much larger screen
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $349

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Samsung WB150F

              Samsung WB150F

              Travel zoom

              $190

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Zoom More zoom
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen

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