• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.3 megapixels
  • 20.00mm - 1200.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 23.00mm - 900.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Samsung WB2200F advantages over Nikon B500

  • Slower slow-motion
    360 fps vs 120 fps
    Supports slower slow-mo
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • More telephoto lens reach
    1,200 mm vs 900 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Wider angle lens
    20 mm vs 23 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Longer exposure
    8 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

Nikon B500 advantages over Samsung WB2200F

  • Less expensive
    $257 vs $498
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Newer
    18 months vs 4 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Higher-res screen
    307k vs 154k pixels
    More detail on the screen lets you judge focus and composition

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • In-camera panoramas
    Both provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Both provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Slow-motion videos
    Both provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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
  • 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 GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • 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

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The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm SL1000

Samsung WB2200F
Fujifilm SL1000
  • $498
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $549
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Tiltable Screen
Nikon B500
Fujifilm SL1000
  • $257
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $549
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Fujifilm S1

Samsung WB2200F
Fujifilm S1
  • $498
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Wider angle lens
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
Nikon B500
Fujifilm S1
  • $257
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Tilt-swivel screen

Compared to Samsung WB1100F

Samsung WB2200F
Samsung WB1100F
  • $498
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • HDMI out
  • $353
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Lighter weight
Nikon B500
Samsung WB1100F
  • $257
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $353
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Manual focus

Compared to Olympus SP-100

Samsung WB2200F
Olympus SP-100
  • $498
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less shutter lag
  • Shoots 60p video
Nikon B500
Olympus SP-100
  • $257
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Nikon L840

Samsung WB2200F
Nikon L840
  • $498
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $229
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
Nikon B500
Nikon L840
  • $257
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • Newer
  • $229
  • 1/2.3 inch
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