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

Samsung WB750

Winner
Samsung WB750

61

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Samsung WB700

58

Samsung WB700

Runner-up
     
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB750

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
440 fps
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB700

Size
Really small
Compact 99x59x22 mm
Macro focus
Great macro
3 cm
Thickness
Thin
0.9"
 
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differences

Advantages of the Samsung WB700

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Size Smaller 99x59x22 mm vs 105x59x24 mm
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Around 20% smaller
Macro focus Better macro capability 3 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 40% closer to the lens
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
3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
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

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        similarities

        Compared to recent compacts

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        Zoom Great zoom Help
        18x
        Supports RAW No RAW support Help
        Less editing fidelity

        Compared to recent travel zooms

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        Size Fairly small Help
        WB700:99x59x22 mm
        WB750:105x59x24 mm
        Thickness Thin Help
        WB700:0.9"
        WB750:1"
        Touch screen No touchscreens Help
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        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Samsung WB150F

        Samsung WB150F

        Travel zoom

        $139 - $299

        Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
        Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
        Samsung WB350F

        Samsung WB350F

        Travel zoom

        $140 - $259

        Zoom Has slightly more zoom
        Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
        Size Is slightly larger
        Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

        Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

        Travel zoom

        $400

        GPS Has a built-in GPS
        Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Samsung WB500

        Samsung WB500

        Travel zoom

        $440

        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Thickness Is thicker
        Samsung WB800F

        Samsung WB800F

        Travel zoom

        $230

        Zoom Has slightly more zoom
        Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
        Size Is slightly larger
        Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

        Travel zoom

        $189 - $200

        GPS Has a built-in GPS
        Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
        Thickness Is thicker
        Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing

        Samsung WB700 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Pentax XG-1

        Pentax XG-1

        Super zoom

        $339 - $347

        Zoom Much more zoom
        Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
        Size Much larger
        Thickness Much thicker
        Nikon Coolpix P330

        Nikon Coolpix P330

        Pro digicam

        $285

        GPS Has a GPS
        Aperture Much wider aperture
        Zoom Significantly less zoom
        Size Significantly larger
        Sony Cybershot DSC-H70

        Sony Cybershot H70

        Travel zoom

        $169

        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Weight Lighter
        Zoom Less zoom
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Olympus SZ-30MR

        Olympus SZ-30MR

        Travel zoom

        $349

        Zoom More zoom
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Size Much larger
        Thickness Much thicker

        Samsung WB750 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Samsung WB850F

        Samsung WB850F

        Travel zoom

        $319

        GPS Has a GPS
        Screen type Has an OLED screen
        High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
        Size Slightly larger
        Pentax Q7

        Pentax Q7

        Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

        $277 body only

        $297 with 5-15mm lens

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
        High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        Samsung WB250F

        Samsung WB250F

        Travel zoom

        $144

        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        Battery life Longer battery life
        High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos

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