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

Samsung WB750

Winner
Samsung WB750

60

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Samsung WB700

57

Samsung WB700

Runner-up
     
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB750

Size
Really small
Compact 105x59x24 mm
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
440 fps
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB700

Size
Really small
Compact 99x59x22 mm
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
Lowest price Cheaper $248.99 vs $488.46
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The best price we've seen is $239 cheaper (around 50% less)
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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
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 Common Weaknesses
              Zoom Great zoom Help
              18x
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              WB700:Lens
              WB750:Sensor shift, Lens
              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

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Travel zoom

              $206

              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Thickness Is thicker
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Samsung WB150F

              Samsung WB150F

              Travel zoom

              $150

              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Samsung WB650

              Samsung WB650

              Travel zoom

              $187

              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Samsung WB250F

              Samsung WB250F

              Travel zoom

              $150

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Samsung WB200F

              Samsung WB200F

              Travel zoom

              $140 - $150

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              Samsung WB700 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon EOS 70D

              Canon EOS 70D

              Pro DSLR

              $999 - $1,153 body only

              $1,330 - $1,349 with 18-135mm lens

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Much larger
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Samsung WB35F

              Samsung WB35F

              Travel zoom

              $94 - $99

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Weight Significantly lighter
              Zoom Less zoom
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Canon EOS 5D Mark III

              Canon EOS 5D Mark III

              Pro DSLR

              $3,399 body only

              $3,990 - $3,999 with 24-105mm lens

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost ISO
              Size Much larger
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ38

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ38

              Super zoom

              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker

              Samsung WB750 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB850F

              Samsung WB850F

              Travel zoom

              $220

              GPS Has a GPS
              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Size Slightly larger
              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Travel zoom

              $290 - $320

              GPS Has a GPS
              Zoom More zoom
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Size Significantly larger
              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $140 - $168

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Aperture Wider aperture
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Travel zoom

              $278 - $297

              Zoom Much more zoom
              GPS Has a GPS
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Size Significantly larger
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

              Travel zoom

              $278

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Zoom More zoom
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Aperture Narrower aperture

              appearance

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