• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.3 megapixels
  • 23.00mm - 483.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.33 inch 28.2mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 480.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Samsung WB350F advantages over Panasonic ZS45

  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Larger lens aperture
    f/2.8 vs f/3.3
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject

Panasonic ZS45 advantages over Samsung WB350F

  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • 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
  • More dots on screen
    1040k vs 461k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Longer exposure
    30 vs 16 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
  • In-camera panoramas
    Both provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.

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
  • 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
  • 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 WB850F

Samsung WB350F
Samsung WB850F
  • $232
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $498
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in GPS
  • More dots on screen
Panasonic ZS45
Samsung WB850F
  • $199
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $498
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Larger lens aperture

Compared to Samsung WB800F

Samsung WB350F
Samsung WB800F
  • $232
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $300
  • 1/2.3 inch
Panasonic ZS45
Samsung WB800F
  • $199
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $300
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Larger lens aperture

Compared to Panasonic ZS25

Samsung WB350F
Panasonic ZS25
  • $232
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Larger lens aperture
  • $199
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • HDMI out
  • Shoots 60p video
Panasonic ZS45
Panasonic ZS25
  • $199
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $199
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Shoots 60p video
  • Bigger JPEG buffer

Compared to Samsung Galaxy Camera 2

Samsung WB350F
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
  • $232
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lighter weight
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • Built-in GPS
Panasonic ZS45
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
  • $199
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Larger lens aperture

Compared to Panasonic ZS35

Samsung WB350F
Panasonic ZS35
  • $232
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Larger lens aperture
  • $300
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • HDMI out
Panasonic ZS45
Panasonic ZS35
  • $199
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Manual focus
  • $300
  • 1/2.33 inch
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