Samsung HZ35W vs Samsung WB210

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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
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm

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
3.0 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 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

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS3

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS3

              Ultra compact

              $101

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Samsung TL350

              Samsung TL350

              Compact

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Travel zoom

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS15

              Panasonic Lumix ZS15

              Travel zoom

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Samsung HZ30W

              Samsung HZ30W

              Travel zoom

              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier

              Samsung WB210 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB150F

              Samsung WB150F

              Travel zoom

              $189

              Zoom More zoom
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Nikon Coolpix S100

              Nikon Coolpix S100

              Compact

              $155

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS

              Travel zoom

              $278

              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Size Smaller
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $230

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $194

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen

              Samsung HZ35W Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix FH10

              Panasonic Lumix FH10

              Ultra compact

              $91

              Size Significantly smaller
              Aperture Wider aperture
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Samsung ST700

              Samsung ST700

              Compact

              $99

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Size Significantly smaller
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS7

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS7

              Travel zoom

              $685

              Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost ISO
              Longest exposure Much longer exposures
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Samsung WB700

              Samsung WB700

              Travel zoom

              Size Smaller
              Zoom More zoom
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              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

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