Samsung WB700 has a 14.0MP 1/2.3-inch (6.08 x 4.56 mm ) sized CCD sensor . On the other hand, Canon G15 has a 12.0MP 1/1.7-inch (7.44 x 5.58 mm ) sized CMOS sensor and features Digic 5 processor.
Below you can see the WB700 and G15 sensor size comparison.
As seen above, Canon G15 has a 1.5x Larger sensor area than Samsung WB700. Larger sensors give photographer more control on the depth of field and blurry background compared to smaller sensor when shot in same focal length and aperture.