Samsung HZ35W

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Samsung HZ35W

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Samsung WB210

65

Samsung WB210

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Reasons to buy the Samsung HZ35W

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Screen size
Large screen
3.0"
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
920k dots
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB210

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm
Screen size
Large screen
3.5"
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,152k dots
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
 
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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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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 Common Weaknesses
        Screen resolution High resolution screens Help
        WB210:1,152k dots
        HZ35W:920k dots
        Light sensitivity (boost) One has boost ISO Help
        WB210:3,200 ISO
        HZ35W:None
        Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
        You could stitch photos in post
        Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
        CCD
        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 Common Weaknesses

        Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

        High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
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        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Samsung WB150F

        Samsung WB150F

        Travel zoom

        $139 - $299

        Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
        Lowest price Is significantly less expensive
        Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
        Screen resolution Has a significantly lower resolution screen
        Samsung WB700

        Samsung WB700

        Travel zoom

        $328

        Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
        Weight Is significantly heavier
        Screen resolution Has a much lower resolution screen
        Samsung HZ30W

        Samsung HZ30W

        Travel zoom

        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is significantly heavier
        Samsung WB350F

        Samsung WB350F

        Travel zoom

        $140 - $253

        Zoom Has significantly more zoom
        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Screen resolution Has a significantly lower resolution screen
        Samsung WB750

        Samsung WB750

        Travel zoom

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
        Screen resolution Has a significantly lower resolution screen
        Samsung WB250F

        Samsung WB250F

        Travel zoom

        $110

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

        Samsung WB210 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sanyo Xacti DSC-S3

        Sanyo Xacti DSC-S3

        Compact

        Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
        Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
        Wide angle Much worse wide angle
        Screen size Much smaller screen
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

        Travel zoom

        $98 - $108

        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Size Smaller
        Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
        Screen size Much smaller screen
        Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

        Travel zoom

        $129 - $205

        Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
        Lowest price Significantly cheaper
        Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
        Screen size Much smaller screen
        Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi

        Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi

        Entry-level DSLR

        $695 with 18-55mm lens

        Sensor size Much larger sensor
        Autofocus Faster autofocus
        Size Much larger
        Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
        Panasonic Lumix ZS30

        Panasonic Lumix ZS30

        Travel zoom

        $319

        GPS Has a GPS
        Zoom More zoom
        Screen size Significantly smaller screen
        Aperture Narrower aperture

        Samsung HZ35W Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

        Travel zoom

        $320

        Zoom More zoom
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
        Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
        Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

        Travel zoom

        $199 - $259

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
        GPS No built-in GPS
        Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
        Fujifilm FinePix F440 Zoom

        Fujifilm FinePix F440 Zoom

        Ultra compact

        Size Significantly smaller
        Aperture Wider aperture
        Wide angle Much worse wide angle
        GPS No built-in GPS
        Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

        Super zoom

        $199 - $250

        Zoom Much more zoom
        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Size Much larger
        GPS No built-in GPS

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