• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.2 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 125.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.33 inch 28.2mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 128.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Samsung DV150F advantages over Panasonic TS6

  • Larger lens aperture
    f/2.5 vs f/3.3
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Thinner
    18 mm vs 28 mm
    Thinner
  • Lighter weight
    116g vs 214g
    Lighter weight
  • Wider angle lens
    25 mm vs 28 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Faster shutter
    1/2000 vs 1/1300 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Panasonic TS6 advantages over Samsung DV150F

  • Waterproof
    Yes vs No
    Take photos underwater without destroying your camera!
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • Newer
    3 years vs 5 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Longer exposure
    30 vs 8 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Higher extended ISO
    6400 vs 3200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • RAW file ability
    Neither provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Manual focus
    Neither provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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The Competition

Compared to Sony WX50

Samsung DV150F
Sony WX50
  • $220
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $227
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • HDMI out
Panasonic TS6
Sony WX50
  • $570
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $227
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • Manual focus

Compared to Samsung MV900F

Samsung DV150F
Samsung MV900F
  • $220
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • $350
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • HDMI out
Panasonic TS6
Samsung MV900F
  • $570
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $350
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Larger lens aperture

Compared to Panasonic TS5

Samsung DV150F
Panasonic TS5
  • $220
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $249
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-camera panoramas
Panasonic TS6
Panasonic TS5
  • $570
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Newer
  • $249
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Less expensive

Compared to Samsung ST72

Samsung DV150F
Samsung ST72
  • $220
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $179
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
Panasonic TS6
Samsung ST72
  • $570
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $179
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • Thinner

Compared to Olympus TG-870

Samsung DV150F
Olympus TG-870
  • $220
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-camera panoramas
Panasonic TS6
Olympus TG-870
  • $570
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • NFC
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
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