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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S9100

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
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 105x62x35 mm
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More than 40% smaller
Aperture Wider aperture f/3.2 vs f/3.5
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At its widest zoom, the WB700's lens captures marginally more light (0.3 f-stops)
Wide angle Slightly better wide angle 24 mm vs 25 mm
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Almost the same
Image stabilization Better image stabilization Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Thickness Significantly thinner 0.9" vs 1.4"
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Around 40% thinner
Macro focus Slightly better macro capability 3 cm vs 4 cm
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Focus on subjects around 30% closer to the lens
Longest exposure Longer exposures 16s vs 1s
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16x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Nikon S9100

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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 @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies 240 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
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
Weight Lighter 214 g vs 245 g
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More than 10% lighter
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        similarities

        Compared to recent compacts

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        Zoom Great zoom Help
        18x
        Weight Heavy Help
        WB700:245 g
        S9100:214 g
        Supports RAW No RAW support Help
        Less editing fidelity

        Compared to recent travel zooms

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

        GPS No built-in GPS Help
        Missing geo-tagging

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

        Travel zoom

        $189 - $199

        GPS Has a built-in GPS
        Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
        Thickness Is thicker
        Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ20

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ20

        Travel zoom

        $376 - $441

        GPS Has a built-in GPS
        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Thickness Is thicker
        Canon EOS 1100D

        Canon EOS 1100D

        Entry-level DSLR

        $400 with 18-55mm lens

        True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
        Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Thickness Is thicker
        Samsung WB350F

        Samsung WB350F

        Travel zoom

        $135 - $199

        Zoom Has slightly more zoom
        Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
        Size Is slightly larger

        Samsung WB700 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Samsung WB150F

        Samsung WB150F

        Travel zoom

        $139 - $299

        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
        Size Larger
        Macro focus Worse macro capability
        Panasonic Lumix TZ40

        Panasonic Lumix TZ40

        Travel zoom

        $245

        GPS Has a GPS
        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Size Larger
        Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
        Samsung WB250F

        Samsung WB250F

        Travel zoom

        $145

        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Size Larger
        Macro focus Worse macro capability
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W300

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W300

        Compact

        Aperture Wider aperture
        True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
        Wide angle Much worse wide angle
        Zoom Significantly less zoom
        Samsung WB750

        Samsung WB750

        Travel zoom

        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        3D Takes 3D photos
        Size Larger
        Macro focus Worse macro capability

        Nikon Coolpix S9100 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix S9300

        Nikon Coolpix S9300

        Travel zoom

        $200

        GPS Has a GPS
        3D Takes 3D photos
        High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
        Battery life Shorter battery life
        Nikon Coolpix S8100

        Nikon Coolpix S8100

        Travel zoom

        $290

        Size Smaller
        Image stabilization Better image stabilization
        Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
        Zoom Less zoom
        Nikon Coolpix S9700

        Nikon Coolpix S9700

        Travel zoom

        $297

        Zoom Much more zoom
        GPS Has a GPS
        HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Nikon Coolpix S8000

        Nikon Coolpix S8000

        Travel zoom

        $200

        Size Significantly smaller
        Image stabilization Better image stabilization
        Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
        Zoom Less zoom
        Nikon Coolpix S9500

        Nikon Coolpix S9500

        Travel zoom

        $210

        GPS Has a GPS
        Screen type Has an OLED screen
        Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
        Battery life Shorter battery life

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