As well as being compared against other compacts, the Canon Digital IXUS 200 IS is also often compared to mirrorless, entry-level DSLRs, travel zooms, ultra compacts, super zooms and boutiques. The Canon Digital IXUS 200 IS's top rivals come from Sony (such as the a6400 and the Alpha a6500) and Canon (such as the IXUS 132 and the EOS 750D)

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon 200 IS compared to other compact competitors include: it has a much wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 35 mm), has a slightly larger screen (3" vs 2.5"), has better image stabilization (lens vs none), has a touch screen and is newer (august 2009 vs february 2006).

However, on average it has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS) and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs tunnel).

Canon IXUS 220 HS

Canon IXUS 220 HS
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the IXUS 220 HS (vs the 200 IS)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the IXUS 220 HS (vs the 200 IS)

  • No touch screen
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/3000 of a second

common strengths of the IXUS 220 HS and 200 IS

  • Wide aperture: f/2.7 vs f/2.8
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Good wide angle: 24 mm vs 24 mm

Canon Digital IXUS 110 IS

Canon Digital IXUS 110 IS
6 months older

Significant advantages of the 110 IS (vs the 200 IS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the 110 IS (vs the 200 IS)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm
  • No touch screen
  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/1600 of a second vs 1/3000 of a second

common strengths of the 110 IS and 200 IS

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (98×54×22 mm) vs Super compact (100×53×23 mm)

Canon Digital IXUS 60

Canon Digital IXUS 60
3 years older

Significant advantages of the Digital IXUS 60 (vs the 200 IS)

  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the Digital IXUS 60 (vs the 200 IS)

  • Much worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 24 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Smaller screen: 2.5" vs 3"

common strengths of the Digital IXUS 60 and 200 IS

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (86×54×22 mm) vs Super compact (100×53×23 mm)

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon 200 IS compared to mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it has better image stabilization (lens vs sensor shift), is significantly smaller (super compact (100×53×23 mm) vs standard size (116×88×59 mm)), is thinner (0.9" vs 2.3"), is significantly lighter (150 g vs 539 g) and has a built-in flash.

However, on average it records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs UHD @ 30fps), has a much lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 1,040k dots), doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital), doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 120 fps) and takes much lower resolution photos (9.8 MP vs 26 MP).

Sony a6400

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9 years newer
$898 (body only)
$971 - $998 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the a6400 (vs the 200 IS)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the a6400 (vs the 200 IS)

  • Significantly thicker: 2.4" vs 0.9"
  • Significantly heavier: 403 g vs 150 g

common strengths of the a6400 and 200 IS

  • Light weight: 403 g vs 150 g
  • Each has a built-in flash

Fujifilm X-T30

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9 years newer
$899 (body only)
$999 - $1,039 15-45mm lens

Significant advantages of the X-T30 (vs the 200 IS)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the X-T30 (vs the 200 IS)

  • Significantly thicker: 1.9" vs 0.9"
  • Significantly heavier: 383 g vs 150 g

common strengths of the X-T30 and 200 IS

  • Fairly small: Standard size (118×83×47 mm) vs Super compact (100×53×23 mm)
  • Light weight: 383 g vs 150 g
  • Thin: 1.9" vs 0.9"

Sony Alpha a6500

Sony Alpha a6500
7 years newer
$1,098 (body only)
$1,498 18-135mm lens

Significant advantages of the Alpha a6500 (vs the 200 IS)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the Alpha a6500 (vs the 200 IS)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly heavier: 453 g vs 150 g
  • Significantly thicker: 2.1" vs 0.9"

common strengths of the Alpha a6500 and 200 IS

  • Fairly small: Mid size (120×67×53 mm) vs Super compact (100×53×23 mm)
  • Each has a built-in flash

Canon EOS M50 (EOS Kiss M)

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8 years newer

Significant advantages of the EOS M50 (EOS Kiss M) (vs the 200 IS)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the EOS M50 (EOS Kiss M) (vs the 200 IS)

  • Significantly larger: Standard size (116×88×59 mm) vs Super compact (100×53×23 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 2.3" vs 0.9"
  • Significantly heavier: 390 g vs 150 g

common strengths of the EOS M50 (EOS Kiss M) and 200 IS

  • Light weight: 390 g vs 150 g
  • Each has a built-in flash

Fujifilm X-T3

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9 years newer
$1,399 (body only)
$1,699 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the X-T3 (vs the 200 IS)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the X-T3 (vs the 200 IS)

  • Significantly larger: Prosumer size (133×93×59 mm) vs Super compact (100×53×23 mm)
  • Much heavier: 539 g vs 150 g
  • Significantly thicker: 2.3" vs 0.9"

common strengths of the X-T3 and 200 IS

  • None found

Sony a7 III

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8 years newer
$1,876 - $1,998 (body only)
$2,116 - $2,198 28-70mm lens

Significant advantages of the a7 III (vs the 200 IS)

  • Higher resolution movies: UHD @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Records high-speed movies: 120 fps vs None
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 230k dots

Significant disadvantages of the a7 III (vs the 200 IS)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Much larger: Prosumer size (127×96×74 mm) vs Super compact (100×53×23 mm)
  • Much heavier: 650 g vs 150 g

common strengths of the a7 III and 200 IS

  • None found

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon 200 IS compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it has image stabilization (lens vs none), has a touch screen, is much smaller (super compact (100×53×23 mm) vs professional size (130×100×78 mm)), is thinner (0.9" vs 3.1") and is much lighter (150 g vs 555 g).

However, on average it records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps), has a much lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 1,037k dots), takes much lower resolution photos (9.8 MP vs 24 MP), doesn't record movies in 24p and doesn't shoot as fast continuously (0.8 fps vs 4 fps).

Canon EOS 750D

Canon EOS 750D
5 years newer
$556 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the 750D (vs the 200 IS)

  • Much higher true resolution: 24 MP vs 9.8 MP
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None

Significant disadvantages of the 750D (vs the 200 IS)

  • Much larger: Professional size (132×101×78 mm) vs Super compact (100×53×23 mm)
  • Much thicker: 3.1" vs 0.9"
  • Much heavier: 555 g vs 150 g

common strengths of the 750D and 200 IS

  • Have touch screens

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6
6 years newer
$310 - $549 (body only)
$393 - $399 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the Rebel T6 (vs the 200 IS)

  • Much higher true resolution: 17.9 MP vs 9.8 MP
  • Much higher resolution screen: 920k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None

Significant disadvantages of the Rebel T6 (vs the 200 IS)

  • Much larger: Professional size (129×101×78 mm) vs Super compact (100×53×23 mm)
  • Much thicker: 3.1" vs 0.9"
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the Rebel T6 and 200 IS

  • None found

Nikon D5600

Nikon D5600
7 years newer
$468 - $597 (body only)
$500 - $647 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D5600 (vs the 200 IS)

  • Much higher true resolution: 24 MP vs 9.8 MP
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,037k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None

Significant disadvantages of the D5600 (vs the 200 IS)

  • Much larger: Prosumer size (124×97×70 mm) vs Super compact (100×53×23 mm)
  • Much thicker: 2.8" vs 0.9"
  • Significantly heavier: 465 g vs 150 g

common strengths of the D5600 and 200 IS

  • Have touch screens
  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (124×97×70 mm) vs Super compact (100×53×23 mm)
  • Thin: 2.8" vs 0.9"

Canon EOS 1200D

Canon EOS 1200D
4 years newer
$385 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the 1200D (vs the 200 IS)

  • Much higher true resolution: 18 MP vs 9.8 MP
  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None
  • Much higher resolution screen: 460k dots vs 230k dots

Significant disadvantages of the 1200D (vs the 200 IS)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much larger: Professional size (130×100×78 mm) vs Super compact (100×53×23 mm)
  • Much thicker: 3.1" vs 0.9"

common strengths of the 1200D and 200 IS

  • None found

Canon EOS 100D

Canon EOS 100D
3 years newer
$670 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the 100D (vs the 200 IS)

  • Much higher true resolution: 17.9 MP vs 9.8 MP
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None

Significant disadvantages of the 100D (vs the 200 IS)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much larger: Prosumer size (117×91×69 mm) vs Super compact (100×53×23 mm)
  • Much thicker: 2.7" vs 0.9"

common strengths of the 100D and 200 IS

  • Have touch screens
  • Very small: Prosumer size (117×91×69 mm) vs Super compact (100×53×23 mm)
  • Thin: 2.7" vs 0.9"

Canon EOS 600D

Canon EOS 600D
1 year newer
$425 (body only)
$532 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the 600D (vs the 200 IS)

  • Much higher true resolution: 17.9 MP vs 9.8 MP
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None

Significant disadvantages of the 600D (vs the 200 IS)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much larger: Professional size (133×100×80 mm) vs Super compact (100×53×23 mm)
  • Much thicker: 3.1" vs 0.9"

common strengths of the 600D and 200 IS

  • None found

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon 200 IS compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.2) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/3000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

However, on average it has a much lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 921k dots), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (1,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO), doesn't shoot as fast continuously (0.8 fps vs 24 fps), doesn't have a screen which flips out and has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS).

Canon IXUS 132

Canon IXUS 132
3 years newer
$157

Significant advantages of the IXUS 132 (vs the 200 IS)

  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the IXUS 132 (vs the 200 IS)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm
  • No touch screen
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the IXUS 132 and 200 IS

  • Light weight: 133 g vs 150 g

Olympus Stylus SH-50 iHS

Olympus Stylus SH-50 iHS
3 years newer

Significant advantages of the SH-50 iHS (vs the 200 IS)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Higher resolution screen: 460k dots vs 230k dots
  • Shoots significantly faster: 11.5 fps vs 0.8 fps

Significant disadvantages of the SH-50 iHS (vs the 200 IS)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Slower max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/3000 of a second

common strengths of the SH-50 iHS and 200 IS

  • Wide aperture: f/3 vs f/2.8

Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS80 (Lumix DC-TZ95)

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9 years newer

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-ZS80 (Lumix DC-TZ95) (vs the 200 IS)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-ZS80 (Lumix DC-TZ95) (vs the 200 IS)

  • Narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/2.8
  • Slower max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/3000 of a second

common strengths of the Lumix DC-ZS80 (Lumix DC-TZ95) and 200 IS

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI

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8 years newer
$1,198

Significant advantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI (vs the 200 IS)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,228k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Shoots much faster: 24 fps vs 0.8 fps

Significant disadvantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI (vs the 200 IS)

  • Slower max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/3000 of a second

common strengths of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI and 200 IS

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8

Nikon Coolpix A1000

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9 years newer
$477

Significant advantages of the Coolpix A1000 (vs the 200 IS)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix A1000 (vs the 200 IS)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.4 vs f/2.8

common strengths of the Coolpix A1000 and 200 IS

  • Fast max shutter speeds: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/3000 of a second

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon 200 IS compared to ultra compact competitors include: it has a much wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 35 mm), has a slightly larger screen (3" vs 2.5"), has image stabilization (lens vs none), takes slightly higher resolution photos (9.8 MP vs 7.1 MP) and has a touch screen.

However, on average it is slightly larger (super compact (100×53×23 mm) vs ultra compact (86×54×19 mm)), is thicker (0.9" vs 0.7") and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs tunnel).

Canon Digital IXUS 70

Canon Digital IXUS 70
2 years older

Significant advantages of the Digital IXUS 70 (vs the 200 IS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Digital IXUS 70 (vs the 200 IS)

  • None found

common strengths of the Digital IXUS 70 and 200 IS

  • None found

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon 200 IS compared to super zoom competitors include: it is significantly smaller (super compact (100×53×23 mm) vs large (140×103×137 mm)), has a touch screen, is thinner (0.9" vs 4.7") and is significantly lighter (150 g vs 899 g).

However, on average it has significantly less zoom (5x vs 83.3x), has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (24 mm vs 20 mm), has a much lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 1,040k dots), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (1,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO) and doesn't shoot as fast continuously (0.8 fps vs 7 fps).

Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)
7 years newer

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82) (vs the 200 IS)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Significantly better wide angle: 20 mm vs 24 mm

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82) (vs the 200 IS)

  • Significantly larger: Large (130×94×119 mm) vs Super compact (100×53×23 mm)
  • Much thicker: 4.7" vs 0.9"
  • Significantly heavier: 616 g vs 150 g

common strengths of the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82) and 200 IS

  • Have touch screens
  • Light weight: 616 g vs 150 g

Nikon Coolpix P900

Nikon Coolpix P900
5 years newer
$458 - $597

Significant advantages of the P900 (vs the 200 IS)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 230k dots
  • Significantly more zoom: 83.3x vs 5x
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the P900 (vs the 200 IS)

  • Much larger: Large (140×103×137 mm) vs Super compact (100×53×23 mm)
  • No touch screen
  • Much thicker: 5.4" vs 0.9"

common strengths of the P900 and 200 IS

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix B600

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9 years newer
$327

Significant advantages of the Coolpix B600 (vs the 200 IS)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix B600 (vs the 200 IS)

  • Narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/2.8
  • Larger: Prosumer size (122×82×99 mm) vs Super compact (100×53×23 mm)
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the Coolpix B600 and 200 IS

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (122×82×99 mm) vs Super compact (100×53×23 mm)
  • Light weight: 500 g vs 150 g
  • Thin: 3.9" vs 0.9"

compared toBoutique competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon 200 IS compared to boutique competitors include: it has way more more zoom (5x vs 3.1x), is significantly smaller (super compact (100×53×23 mm) vs prosumer size (133×85×70 mm)), has better image stabilization (lens vs sensor shift), is thinner (0.9" vs 3.3") and is significantly lighter (150 g vs 640 g).

However, on average it has a significantly narrower aperture (f/2.8 vs f/1.7), has a significantly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 2,100k dots), takes significantly lower resolution photos (9.8 MP vs 30.1 MP), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (1,600 ISO vs 102,400 ISO) and doesn't shoot as fast continuously (0.8 fps vs 11 fps).

Canon EOS RP

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9 years newer
$1,299 - $1,699

Significant advantages of the EOS RP (vs the 200 IS)

  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 230k dots
  • Much larger sensor: Full frame 35.9x24mm vs 1/2.3" 6.16x4.62mm
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the EOS RP (vs the 200 IS)

  • Significantly larger: Prosumer size (133×85×70 mm) vs Super compact (100×53×23 mm)
  • Much thicker: 2.8" vs 0.9"
  • Significantly heavier: 485 g vs 150 g

common strengths of the EOS RP and 200 IS

  • None found

Leica Q2

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9 years newer
$4,995

Significant advantages of the Q2 (vs the 200 IS)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/1.7 vs f/2.8
  • Shoots much faster: 20 fps vs 0.8 fps
  • Much higher true resolution: 46.7 MP vs 9.8 MP

Significant disadvantages of the Q2 (vs the 200 IS)

  • Significantly larger: Prosumer size (130×80×92 mm) vs Super compact (100×53×23 mm)
  • Much thicker: 3.6" vs 0.9"
  • Much heavier: 718 g vs 150 g

common strengths of the Q2 and 200 IS

  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II

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9 years newer
$898

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-LX100 II (vs the 200 IS)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/1.7 vs f/2.8
  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 1,240k dots vs 230k dots
  • Shoots much faster: 11 fps vs 0.8 fps

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-LX100 II (vs the 200 IS)

  • Much less zoom: 3.1x vs 5x
  • Significantly thicker: 2.5" vs 0.9"
  • No built-in flash

common strengths of the Lumix DC-LX100 II and 200 IS

  • Great zoom: 3.1x vs 5x
  • Fairly small: Standard size (115×66×64 mm) vs Super compact (100×53×23 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Canon EOS R

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9 years newer
$1,994 - $2,299

Significant advantages of the EOS R (vs the 200 IS)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 2,100k dots vs 230k dots
  • Much larger sensor: Full frame 36x24mm vs 1/2.3" 6.16x4.62mm
  • Larger screen: 3.2" vs 3"

Significant disadvantages of the EOS R (vs the 200 IS)

  • Much larger: Professional size (136×98×84 mm) vs Super compact (100×53×23 mm)
  • Much thicker: 3.3" vs 0.9"
  • Much heavier: 660 g vs 150 g

common strengths of the EOS R and 200 IS

  • None found

Leica Q-P

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9 years newer
$4,345 - $4,545

Significant advantages of the Q-P (vs the 200 IS)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/1.7 vs f/2.8
  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 230k dots
  • Shoots much faster: 10 fps vs 0.8 fps

Significant disadvantages of the Q-P (vs the 200 IS)

  • Significantly larger: Prosumer size (130×80×93 mm) vs Super compact (100×53×23 mm)
  • Much thicker: 3.7" vs 0.9"
  • Much heavier: 640 g vs 150 g

common strengths of the Q-P and 200 IS

  • None found

Ricoh GR III

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9 years newer
$900

Significant advantages of the GR III (vs the 200 IS)

  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 1,037k dots vs 230k dots
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Significantly higher true resolution: 24 MP vs 9.8 MP

Significant disadvantages of the GR III (vs the 200 IS)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • No built-in flash

common strengths of the GR III and 200 IS

  • Fairly small: Compact (109×62×33 mm) vs Super compact (100×53×23 mm)
  • Very thin: 1.3" vs 0.9"
  • Light weight: 257 g vs 150 g