• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.3 megapixels
  • 23.00mm - 483.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 200.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Samsung WB800F advantages over Leica C

  • Less expensive
    $300 vs $699 (MSRP)
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • More telephoto lens reach
    483 mm vs 200 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Thinner
    21 mm vs 28 mm
    Thinner
  • More pixels
    16.3 vs 12.1 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Wider angle lens
    23 mm vs 28 mm
    Capture more of the scene

Leica C advantages over Samsung WB800F

  • Larger sensor
    1/1.7 inch vs 1/2.3 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 1.90 vs 1.34 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Larger lens aperture
    f/2.0 vs f/2.8
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • RAW file ability
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Longer exposure
    250 vs 16 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    12800 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
  • 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

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

User reviews

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The Competition

Compared to Samsung Galaxy Camera

Samsung WB800F
Samsung Galaxy Camera
  • $300
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lighter weight
  • $359
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in GPS
Leica C
Samsung Galaxy Camera
  • $699
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $359
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Canon S110

Samsung WB800F
Canon S110
  • $300
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • More pixels
  • $374
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
Leica C
Canon S110
  • $699
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $374
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Integrated ND filter

Compared to Panasonic LF1

Samsung WB800F
Panasonic LF1
  • $300
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $248
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Leica C
Panasonic LF1
  • $699
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • $248
  • 1/1.7 inch

Compared to Samsung Galaxy Camera 2

Samsung WB800F
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
  • $300
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $524
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in Bluetooth
Leica C
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
  • $699
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $524
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Built-in Bluetooth

Compared to Samsung WB350F

Samsung WB800F
Samsung WB350F
  • $300
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $232
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
Leica C
Samsung WB350F
  • $699
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $232
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
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