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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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II

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

Samsung WB250F Smart Camera (White)
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Canon PowerShot SX280 HS (Black)

Canon PowerShot SX280 HS (Black)
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Price $138 to $245 at 4 stores $199 to $297 at 11 stores $683 to $749 at 9 stores $104 to $245 at 5 stores $199 to $291 at 9 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)
Editors' choice 4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.3 (4.0 stars)
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.3 (3.5 stars)
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 1 review 0 stars No reviews, write one! 4.0 stars out of 2 reviews
Release date January 06, 2013 March 27, 2013 June 26, 2013 January 09, 2013 March 19, 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 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. 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.

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Type LCD display - 3 in
LCD display - 3 in
Info unavailable LCD display - 3 in
LCD display - 3 in
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
Info unavailable 4.2 in x 0.9 in x 2.3 in
4.2 in x 1.3 in x 2.5 in
Lens System 18 x x
Zoom lens - 4 mm - 72 mm - F/3.2-5.8
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Zoom lens - 4.5 mm - 90 mm - F/3.5-6.8
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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
Optical sensor type CMOS
CMOS
Exmor R CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
Light sensitivity ISO 3200
ISO 400
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ISO 200
ISO auto
ISO 80
ISO 3200
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ISO 80
ISO 6400
ISO 400
ISO auto
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ISO 80
ISO 3200
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ISO 80
ISO 6400
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ISO auto
Digital zoom Info unavailable 4 x
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Video capture H.264 - 1920 x 1080 -
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Weight 6.5 oz
7.4 oz
Info unavailable 6.5 oz
7.4 oz
Product Type Digital camera - Compact
Digital camera - Compact
Info unavailable Digital camera - Compact
Digital camera - Compact
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