Updated (February, 2012): Compare the Samsung WB850F vs Nikon Coolpix S9300

Samsung WB750 vs Nikon Coolpix S9100

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Reasons to buy the Samsung WB750

Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
Really small
Size
Compact (105×59×25 mm)
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
440 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
  2. Sensor shift
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S9100

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
Battery life
Great battery life
270 shots
Weight
Light-weight
214 g
Wide angle
Wide angle lens
25 mm

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differences

Advantages of the Samsung WB750

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High-speed framerate
Higher speed movies
440 fps vs 240 fps
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More than 80% higher fps
3D
Takes 3D photos
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Size
Significantly smaller
105×59×25 mm vs 105×62×35 mm
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More than 30% smaller
Wide angle
Better wide angle
24 mm vs 25 mm
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Almost the same
Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
  1. Lens
  2. Sensor shift
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  1. Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/3.2 vs f/3.5
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At its widest zoom, the WB750's lens captures marginally more light (0.3 f-stops)
Thickness
Significantly thinner
1" vs 1.4"
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Around 30% thinner
Weight
Lighter
193 g vs 214 g
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Around 10% lighter
Continuous shooting
Shoots slightly faster
10 fps vs 9.5 fps
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Around 10% faster continuous shooting
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
Significantly higher resolution screen
921k dots vs 460k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
Battery life
Longer battery life
270 shots vs 220 shots
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More than 20% more shots per battery charge
Macro focus
Better macro capability
4.0 cm vs 5.0 cm
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Focus on subjects 20% closer to the lens
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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
              High-speed framerate Extremely high speed movies Help
              WB750440 fps
              S9100240 fps
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              1080p @ 30fps
              Zoom Great zoom Help
              18x
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Screen size Larger than average screens Help
              3"
              Continuous shooting Fast continuous shooting Help
              WB75010 fps
              S91009.5 fps
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              WB7505.0 cm
              S91004.0 cm
              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

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

              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

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Travel zoom

              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker

              Samsung WB750 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB850F

              Samsung WB850F

              Travel zoom

              $340

              GPS Has a GPS
              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Size Slightly larger
              Samsung WB250F

              Samsung WB250F

              Travel zoom

              $115

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Battery life Longer battery life
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Samsung HZ15W

              Samsung HZ15W

              Travel zoom

              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Samsung WB800F

              Samsung WB800F

              Travel zoom

              $130

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Aperture Wider aperture
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Samsung WB700

              Samsung WB700

              Travel zoom

              Size Smaller
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

              Nikon Coolpix S9100 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T900

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T900

              Ultra compact

              $260

              Screen size Much larger screen
              Size Much smaller
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Olympus Stylus 9000

              Olympus Stylus 9000

              Travel zoom

              Size Smaller
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Travel zoom

              $230

              GPS Has a GPS
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Nikon Coolpix S9900

              Nikon Coolpix S9900

              Travel zoom

              $297 - $327

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Size Significantly larger
              Nikon Coolpix S8100

              Nikon Coolpix S8100

              Travel zoom

              $338

              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Size Smaller
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Zoom Less zoom

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