• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 37.00mm - 185.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 14.2 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 432.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Canon SD970 IS advantages over Samsung WB150F

  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video

Samsung WB150F advantages over Canon SD970 IS

  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • More telephoto lens reach
    432 mm vs 185 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Built-in GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • Newer
    7 years vs 10 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • More pixels
    14.2 vs 12.1 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Wider angle lens
    24 mm vs 37 mm
    Capture more of the scene

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
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • 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 Canon SD890 IS

Canon SD970 IS
Canon SD890 IS
  • $170
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • HDMI out
  • More dots on screen
  • $400
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Faster JPEG shooting
Samsung WB150F
Canon SD890 IS
  • $145
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $400
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Panasonic DMC-TS1

Canon SD970 IS
Panasonic DMC-TS1
  • $170
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • More dots on screen
  • $400
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Wider angle lens
  • Longer exposure
Samsung WB150F
Panasonic DMC-TS1
  • $145
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $400
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • HDMI out
  • Longer exposure

Compared to Sony DSC-W290

Canon SD970 IS
Sony DSC-W290
  • $170
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • HDMI out
  • $249
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Manual focus
Samsung WB150F
Sony DSC-W290
  • $145
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $249
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus

Compared to Panasonic ZS20

Canon SD970 IS
Panasonic ZS20
  • $170
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
  • $162
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • More telephoto lens reach
Samsung WB150F
Panasonic ZS20
  • $145
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $162
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • HDMI out

Compared to Panasonic ZS25

Canon SD970 IS
Panasonic ZS25
  • $170
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
  • $199
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • More telephoto lens reach
Samsung WB150F
Panasonic ZS25
  • $145
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $199
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • HDMI out
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