• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 14.2 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 432.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.33 inch 28.2mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 480.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Samsung WB250F advantages over Panasonic ZS25

  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Thinner
    21 mm vs 28 mm
    Thinner

Panasonic ZS25 advantages over Samsung WB250F

  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Longer exposure
    30 vs 16 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • 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
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • 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 Samsung WB150F

Samsung WB250F
Samsung WB150F
  • $295
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Shoots 1080p video
  • $280
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in GPS
Panasonic ZS25
Samsung WB150F
  • $199
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $280
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Built-in GPS

Compared to Panasonic ZS20

Samsung WB250F
Panasonic ZS20
  • $295
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Thinner
  • $162
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Built-in GPS
  • HDMI out
Panasonic ZS25
Panasonic ZS20
  • $199
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
  • $162
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen

Compared to Panasonic ZS19

Samsung WB250F
Panasonic ZS19
  • $295
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Thinner
  • $380
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • HDMI out
  • Shoots 60p video
Panasonic ZS25
Panasonic ZS19
  • $199
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $380
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Longer exposure

Compared to Panasonic ZS30

Samsung WB250F
Panasonic ZS30
  • $295
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $319
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in GPS
  • HDMI out
Panasonic ZS25
Panasonic ZS30
  • $199
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $319
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Built-in Wi-Fi

Compared to Nikon S9500

Samsung WB250F
Nikon S9500
  • $295
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Thinner
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • More telephoto lens reach
Panasonic ZS25
Nikon S9500
  • $199
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer exposure
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Built-in GPS
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