Samsung WB250F Smart Camera (Cobalt Black) comparison

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Samsung WB250F Smart Camera (Cobalt Black)

Samsung WB250F Smart Camera (Cobalt Black)
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Canon PowerShot SX280 HS (Red)

Canon PowerShot SX280 HS (Red)
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Canon PowerShot SX160 IS (Red)

Canon PowerShot SX160 IS (Red)
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Samsung WB250F Smart Camera (White)

Samsung WB250F Smart Camera (White)
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II
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Price $149 at 1 store $279 at 1 store $12 to $699 at 10 stores
CNET editors' rating
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.3 (3.5 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.3 (4.0 stars)
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.0 (3.5 stars)
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.3 (3.5 stars)
Editors' choice 4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.3 (4.0 stars)
Average user rating 2.5 stars out of 2 reviews 1.0 stars out of 1 review 4.5 stars out of 2 reviews 0 stars No reviews, write one! 4.5 stars out of 1 review
Release date January 06, 2013 March 27, 2013 August 20, 2012 January 09, 2013 June 26, 2013
The Bottom Line For those who want more camera than their smartphone offers without sacrificing the easy sharing, the Samsung WB250F Smart Camera is a good, affordable choice. Wi-Fi connectivity and a new processor help make Canon's PowerShot SX280 HS one of the top compact megazooms available. But you'd better load up on batteries. The Canon PowerShot SX160 IS is a good, inexpensive travel-zoom option for those wanting more control over results or who are just getting into photography and don't want to empty their wallets. For those who want more camera than their smartphone offers without sacrificing the easy sharing, the Samsung WB250F Smart Camera is a good, affordable choice. The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II's combination of looks, speed, flexibility, and photo quality makes it a great choice for enthusiasts who can afford the price tag.

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Type LCD display - 3 in
LCD display - 3 in
LCD display - 3 in
LCD display - 3 in
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Dimensions (W x D x H) 4.2 in x 0.9 in x 2.3 in
4.2 in x 1.3 in x 2.5 in
4.4 in x 1.7 in x 2.9 in
4.2 in x 0.9 in x 2.3 in
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Lens System 18 x x
Zoom lens - 4 mm - 72 mm - F/3.2-5.8
20 x x
Zoom lens - 4.5 mm - 90 mm - F/3.5-6.8
16 x x Zoom lens - 5 mm - 80 mm - F/3.5-5.9
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Zoom lens - 4 mm - 72 mm - F/3.2-5.8
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Optical sensor type CMOS
CMOS
CCD
CMOS
Exmor R CMOS
Light sensitivity ISO 3200
ISO 400
ISO 1600
ISO 800
ISO 100
ISO 200
ISO auto
ISO 80
ISO 3200
ISO 1600
ISO 800
ISO 100
ISO 200
ISO 80
ISO 6400
ISO 400
ISO auto
ISO 1600
ISO 800
ISO 100
ISO 200
ISO 400
ISO auto
ISO 3200
ISO 400
ISO 1600
ISO 800
ISO 100
ISO 200
ISO auto
ISO 80
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Digital zoom Info unavailable 4 x
4 x
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Video capture H.264 - 1920 x 1080 -
H.264 - 1280 x 720 -
H.264 - 640 x 480 -
H.264 - 320 x 240 -
H.264 - 1920 x 1080 -
H.264 - 1280 x 720 -
H.264 - 640 x 480 -
H.264 - 640 x 480 -
H.264 - 320 x 240 -
H.264 - 1920 x 1080 -
H.264 - 1280 x 720 -
H.264 - 640 x 480 -
iFrame - 1280 x 720 -
iFrame - 1280 x 720 -
H.264 - 1280 x 720 - Miniature Effect
H.264 - 1280 x 720 - Miniature Effect
H.264 - 1280 x 720 - Miniature Effect
H.264 - 640 x 480 - Miniature Effect
H.264 - 640 x 480 - Miniature Effect
H.264 - 640 x 480 - Miniature Effect
H.264 - 1920 x 1080 -
H.264 - 1280 x 720 -
H.264 - 640 x 480 -
H.264 - 320 x 240 -
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Weight 6.5 oz
7.4 oz
8.6 oz
6.5 oz
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Product Type Digital camera - Compact
Digital camera - Compact
Digital camera - Compact
Digital camera - Compact
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