Updated (January 2012): Compare the Samsung WB750 vs Samsung WB850F

Samsung WB750 vs Samsung WB700

Winner
Samsung WB750

60

Samsung WB700

57

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB750

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 30fps
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
440 fps
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
10 fps
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB700

Size
Really small
Compact (99×59×22 mm)
Macro focus
Great macro
3.0 cm
Thickness
Thin
0.9"
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/2000 of a second

galleries

Explore our gallery of 9 sample photos taken by the Samsung WB700.
Explore our gallery of 6 sample photos taken by the Samsung WB750.

differences

Advantages of the Samsung WB700

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Macro focus
Significantly better macro capability
3.0 cm vs 5.0 cm
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Focus on subjects 40% closer to the lens
Size
Smaller
99×59×22 mm vs 105×59×25 mm
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Around 20% smaller
Thickness
Thinner
0.9" vs 1"
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More than 10% thinner
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Advantages of the Samsung WB750

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High-speed framerate
Records high-speed movies
440 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Movie format
Higher resolution movies
1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
3D
Takes 3D photos
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
460k dots vs 213k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
Weight
Lighter
193 g vs 245 g
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More than 20% lighter
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recommendations

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
              Wide angle Good wide angle Help
              24 mm
              Zoom Great zoom Help
              18x
              Screen size Larger than average screens Help
              3"
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              WB700
              1. Lens
              WB750
              1. Lens
              2. Sensor shift
              Thickness Thin Help
              WB7000.9"
              WB7501"
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              WB7003.0 cm
              WB7505.0 cm
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths
              Size Fairly small Help
              WB70099×59×22 mm
              WB750105×59×25 mm
              Common Weaknesses
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB850F

              Samsung WB850F

              Travel zoom

              $300

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Samsung WB150F

              Samsung WB150F

              Travel zoom

              $260

              Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing
              HP Photosmart C215

              HP Photosmart C215

              Digicam

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Samsung WB200F

              Samsung WB200F

              Travel zoom

              $279

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              Samsung WB700 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB35F

              Samsung WB35F

              Travel zoom

              $70 - $109

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Weight Much lighter
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Zoom Less zoom
              Samsung WB600

              Samsung WB600

              Travel zoom

              Size Larger
              Zoom Less zoom
              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $179 - $221

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Nikon Coolpix P310

              Nikon Coolpix P310

              Pro digicam

              $404

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Zoom Less zoom
              Size Significantly larger
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ8

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ8

              Travel zoom

              Longest exposure Much longer exposures
              Weight Lighter
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Size Significantly larger

              Samsung WB750 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB500

              Samsung WB500

              Travel zoom

              $164

              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

              Super zoom

              $322 - $398

              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Olympus VR-350

              Olympus VR-350

              Travel zoom

              $160

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Weight Lighter
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Olympus SZ-14

              Olympus SZ-14

              Digicam

              $139

              Zoom More zoom
              Aperture Wider aperture
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Travel zoom

              $213 - $298

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

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