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

Samsung WB750 vs Samsung WB700

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Samsung WB750

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Samsung WB700

54

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 99x59x22 mm
Thickness
Thin
0.9"

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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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
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
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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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Wide angle Good wide angle Help
              24 mm
              Zoom Great zoom Help
              18x
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              WB700Lens
              WB750Lens, Sensor shift
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths
              Size Fairly small Help
              WB70099x59x22 mm
              WB750105x59x24 mm
              Thickness Thin Help
              WB7000.9"
              WB7501"
              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 WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $145 - $230

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Size Is slightly larger
              Samsung WB150F

              Samsung WB150F

              Travel zoom

              $235

              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Samsung WB800F

              Samsung WB800F

              Travel zoom

              $300

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Travel zoom

              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $179 - $207

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures

              Samsung WB700 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB200F

              Samsung WB200F

              Travel zoom

              $160

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Size Larger
              Sony Alpha NEX-3N

              Sony Alpha NEX-3N

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $300 body only

              $420 with 16-50mm lens

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Size Much larger

              Samsung WB750 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Travel zoom

              $130 - $180

              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Battery life Significantly longer battery life
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Nikon Coolpix S6300

              Nikon Coolpix S6300

              Travel zoom

              $269

              Size Slightly smaller
              Weight Lighter
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Zoom Less zoom
              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
              Samsung WB35F

              Samsung WB35F

              Travel zoom

              $87 - $119

              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Weight Lighter
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

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