• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.2 megapixels
  • 23.00mm - 483.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 18.2 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 384.00mm (35mm eq.)

Buy From

Differences

Samsung WB850F advantages over Sony HX10V

  • 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
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • More telephoto lens reach
    483 mm vs 384 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Built-in GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Thinner
    24 mm vs 33 mm
    Thinner
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Sony HX10V advantages over Samsung WB850F

  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • More dots on screen
    922k vs 614k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Longer exposure
    30 vs 16 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • 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
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash

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
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • RAW file ability
    Neither provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • 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

User reviews

Buy From

Review Excerpt

The Competition

Compared to Sony DSC-HX9V

Samsung WB850F
Sony DSC-HX9V
  • $486
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Larger lens aperture
  • $329
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • HDMI out
  • More dots on screen
Sony HX10V
Sony DSC-HX9V
  • $375
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Higher extended ISO
  • $329
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in GPS
  • Manual focus

Compared to Sony HX20V

Samsung WB850F
Sony HX20V
  • $486
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $326
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • HDMI out
  • More dots on screen
Sony HX10V
Sony HX20V
  • $375
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • $326
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Built-in GPS

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
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Thinner
Sony HX10V
Samsung Galaxy Camera
  • $375
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer exposure
  • Faster JPEG shooting
  • $359
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Samsung WB800F

Samsung WB850F
Samsung WB800F
  • $486
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in GPS
  • Slow-motion videos
  • $300
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
Sony HX10V
Samsung WB800F
  • $375
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • HDMI out
  • Longer exposure
  • $300
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Larger lens aperture

Compared to Samsung Galaxy Camera 2

Samsung WB850F
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
  • $486
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in Bluetooth
Sony HX10V
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
  • $375
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer exposure
  • Higher extended ISO
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • In-camera panoramas
Compare Other Cameras?