• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.2 megapixels
  • 23.00mm - 483.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.3 megapixels
  • 23.00mm - 483.00mm (35mm eq.)

Buy From

Differences

Samsung WB850F advantages over Samsung Galaxy Camera 2

  • Slower slow-motion
    480 fps vs 120 fps
    Supports slower slow-mo

Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 advantages over Samsung WB850F

  • Less expensive
    $349 vs $486
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Newer
    5 years vs 7 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • More dots on screen
    2765k vs 614k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Headphone jack
    Yes vs No
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Touchscreen
    Both provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Built-in GPS
    Both provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Slow-motion videos
    Both provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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
  • 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
  • RAW file ability
    Neither provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • 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
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

User reviews

Buy From

Review Excerpt

The Competition

Compared to Samsung Galaxy Camera

Samsung WB850F
Samsung Galaxy Camera
  • $486
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Lighter weight
  • $359
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Samsung Galaxy Camera
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • Headphone jack
  • $359
  • 1/2.3 inch

Compared to Samsung WB800F

Samsung WB850F
Samsung WB800F
  • $486
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in GPS
  • Slow-motion videos
  • $300
  • 1/2.3 inch
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Samsung WB800F
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $300
  • 1/2.3 inch

Compared to Samsung WB350F

Samsung WB850F
Samsung WB350F
  • $486
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in GPS
  • More dots on screen
  • $232
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Samsung WB350F
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • Built-in GPS
  • $232
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lighter weight

Compared to Olympus SH-1

Samsung WB850F
Olympus SH-1
  • $486
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Built-in GPS
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • More telephoto lens reach
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Olympus SH-1
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • Built-in GPS
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Olympus SH-2

Samsung WB850F
Olympus SH-2
  • $486
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Built-in GPS
  • $499
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • RAW file ability
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Olympus SH-2
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • Built-in GPS
  • $499
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • RAW file ability
Compare Other Cameras?