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
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 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
Macro focus Better macro capability 3 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 40% closer to the lens
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)
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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
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
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
        Supports RAW No RAW support Help
        Less editing fidelity

        Compared to recent travel zooms

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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        High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
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        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

        Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

        Pro digicam

        $479 - $598

        Aperture Has a much wider aperture
        Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Thickness Is thicker
        Samsung WB600

        Samsung WB600

        Travel zoom

        Thickness Is thicker
        Size Is slightly larger
        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
        Panasonic Lumix TZ40

        Panasonic Lumix TZ40

        Travel zoom

        $239

        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
        Thickness Is thicker
        Size Is slightly larger

        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 WB650

        Samsung WB650

        Travel zoom

        GPS Has a GPS
        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Size Larger
        Zoom Less zoom
        Samsung WB350F

        Samsung WB350F

        Travel zoom

        $163 - $258

        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Size Larger
        Thickness Thicker
        Samsung WB150F

        Samsung WB150F

        Travel zoom

        $134

        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
        Size Larger
        Macro focus Worse macro capability
        Samsung WB800F

        Samsung WB800F

        Travel zoom

        $140

        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Size Larger

        Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

        Travel zoom

        $348 - $448

        Zoom Much more zoom
        External flash Supports an external flash
        Size Larger
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

        Travel zoom

        $328

        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        Battery life Slightly longer battery life
        Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

        Travel zoom

        $365

        Zoom More zoom
        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle
        Size Larger
        Sony Cybershot DSC-HX7V

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7v

        Travel zoom

        $330

        Size Smaller
        Thickness Thinner
        Zoom Less zoom
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Canon PowerShot S95

        Canon PowerShot S95

        Pro digicam

        $328

        Aperture Much wider aperture
        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        GPS No built-in GPS
        Zoom Less zoom

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