• 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 35.00mm - 210.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.3 megapixels
  • 20.00mm - 1200.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Canon G9 advantages over Samsung WB2200F

  • Larger sensor
    1/1.7 inch vs 1/2.3 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 1.90 vs 1.34 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • RAW file ability
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Integrated ND filter
    Yes vs No
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • Thinner
    42 mm vs 98 mm
    Thinner
  • Lighter weight
    364g vs 608g
    Lighter weight
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Longer exposure
    15 vs 8 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    Unlimited vs 7 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)

Samsung WB2200F advantages over Canon G9

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • More telephoto lens reach
    1,200 mm vs 210 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 600 vs 240 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Newer
    4 years vs 11 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
    461k vs 230k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • More pixels
    16.3 vs 12.1 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Wider angle lens
    20 mm vs 35 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    6.8 fps vs 1.1 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Higher extended ISO
    6400 vs 3200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • 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

  • 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
  • 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
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

User reviews

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The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm SL1000

Canon G9
Fujifilm SL1000
  • $500
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $549
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Tiltable Screen
Samsung WB2200F
Fujifilm SL1000
  • $450
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $549
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Panasonic FZ70

Canon G9
Panasonic FZ70
  • $500
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • In-camera panoramas
Samsung WB2200F
Panasonic FZ70
  • $450
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • NFC
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • RAW file ability

Compared to Fujifilm S1

Canon G9
Fujifilm S1
  • $500
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $524
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Tilt-swivel screen
Samsung WB2200F
Fujifilm S1
  • $450
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Wider angle lens
  • $524
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen

Compared to Olympus SP-100

Canon G9
Olympus SP-100
  • $500
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $380
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Samsung WB2200F
Olympus SP-100
  • $450
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $380
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less shutter lag
  • Shoots 60p video

Compared to Fujifilm S9800

Canon G9
Fujifilm S9800
  • $500
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $520
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Samsung WB2200F
Fujifilm S9800
  • $450
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $520
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Slower slow-motion
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