• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 14.2 megapixels
  • 24mm - 432mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25mm - 300mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Samsung WB150F advantages over Nikon S6500

  • More lens zoom
    18.0x vs 12.0x
    Zooming is easier than walking
  • Built-in GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • Longer exposure
    16 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

Nikon S6500 advantages over Samsung WB150F

  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • Newer
    3 years vs 4 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

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

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Select your focus point more intuitively.
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • 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.
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

User reviews

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The Competition

Compared to Olympus VR-330

Samsung WB150F
Olympus VR-330
  • $133
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $200
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • HDMI out
  • Bulb shutter
Nikon S6500
Olympus VR-330
  • $193
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Shoots 1080p video
  • $200
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bulb shutter

Compared to Nikon S6300

Samsung WB150F
Nikon S6300
  • $133
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $197
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • HDMI out
Nikon S6500
Nikon S6300
  • $193
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $197
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer battery life

Compared to Nikon S6400

Samsung WB150F
Nikon S6400
  • $133
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Built-in GPS
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Shoots 1080p video
Nikon S6500
Nikon S6400
  • $193
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen

Compared to Samsung WB250F

Samsung WB150F
Samsung WB250F
  • $133
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in GPS
  • $190
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Shoots 1080p video
Nikon S6500
Samsung WB250F
  • $193
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • HDMI out
  • Lighter weight
  • $190
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Touchscreen

Compared to Samsung WB50F

Samsung WB150F
Samsung WB50F
  • $133
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Built-in GPS
  • $135
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Manual focus
Nikon S6500
Samsung WB50F
  • $193
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoots 1080p video
  • HDMI out
  • $135
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
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