Updated (September, 2011): Compare the Samsung WB750 vs Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

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Samsung WB700

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Samsung WB700

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
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
Thickness
Thin
0.9"
 
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differences

Advantages of the Samsung WB700

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Size Significantly smaller 99x59x22 mm vs 105x59x34 mm
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Around 40% smaller
Zoom More zoom 18x vs 16x
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Around 30% more zoom
Thickness Significantly thinner 0.9" vs 1.3"
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Around 40% thinner
Aperture Slightly wider aperture f/3.2 vs f/3.3
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At its widest zoom, the WB700's lens captures marginally more light (0.1 f-stops)
Macro focus Better macro capability 3 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 40% closer to the lens
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-HX9v

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GPS Has a GPS Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen 921k dots vs 213k dots
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Around 4.5x higher resolution screen
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 60fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video at a higher frame rate
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
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Longest exposure Longer exposures 30s vs 16s
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Around 90% 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
        Zoom Great zoom Help
        WB700:18x
        DSC-HX9v:16x
        Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
        Lens
        Weight Heavy Help
        245 g
        Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO Help
        Lacks boost light sensitivity

        Compared to recent travel zooms

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

        Touch screen No touchscreens Help
        More buttons
        High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
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        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

        Travel zoom

        $203

        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
        Thickness Is thicker
        Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
        Nikon Coolpix S9100

        Nikon Coolpix S9100

        Travel zoom

        $219

        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Weight Is slightly lighter
        Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
        Thickness Is thicker
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ20

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ20

        Travel zoom

        $376 - $441

        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        Thickness Is thicker
        Size Is significantly larger
        Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

        Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

        Pro digicam

        $548 - $550

        Aperture Has a much wider aperture
        Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Thickness Is thicker
        Canon PowerShot S110

        Canon PowerShot S110

        Pro digicam

        $235 - $359

        Aperture Has a much wider aperture
        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Thickness Is thicker
        Battery life Has a significantly shorter battery life

        Samsung WB700 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Samsung WB750

        Samsung WB750

        Travel zoom

        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Size Larger
        Macro focus Worse macro capability
        Samsung WB150F

        Samsung WB150F

        Travel zoom

        $90 - $129

        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
        Size Larger
        Macro focus Worse macro capability
        Samsung WB250F

        Samsung WB250F

        Travel zoom

        $111 - $169

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        Size Larger
        Macro focus Worse macro capability
        Samsung WB600

        Samsung WB600

        Travel zoom

        Size Larger
        Zoom Less zoom
        Olympus SP-610 UZ

        Olympus SP-610 UZ

        Super zoom

        Zoom More zoom
        Macro focus Better macro capability
        Size Much larger
        Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle

        Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

        Travel zoom

        $389 - $449

        Zoom Much more zoom
        External flash Supports an external flash
        Size Larger
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Sony Cybershot DSC-HX7V

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7v

        Travel zoom

        $160

        Size Smaller
        Thickness Thinner
        Zoom Less zoom
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

        Travel zoom

        $340

        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        Battery life Slightly longer battery life
        Wide angle Worse wide angle
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

        Travel zoom

        $133

        Weight Lighter
        GPS No built-in GPS
        Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

        Travel zoom

        $338

        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        Zoom More zoom
        Wide angle Worse wide angle
        Size Larger

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