The Fujifilm FinePix J100 is mostly gets compared to super zooms and travel zooms. The Fujifilm FinePix J100's top rivals come from Nikon (such as the Coolpix L820) and Samsung (such as the Galaxy Camera)

Competitor classes

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm J100 compared to super zoom competitors include: it is slightly smaller (super compact (92×58×23 mm) vs prosumer size (111×76×85 mm)), is thinner (0.9" vs 3.3"), is slightly lighter (186 g vs 470 g) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.3 vs f/3), has a much narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 23 mm), has a much smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has a much lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 921k dots) and doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens).

Nikon Coolpix L820

Nikon Coolpix L820
4 years newer

Significant advantages of the L820 (vs the J100)

  • Much better wide angle: 23 mm vs 35 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"

Significant disadvantages of the L820 (vs the J100)

  • Significantly thicker: 3.3" vs 0.9"
  • Slower max shutter speed: 1/1500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the L820 and J100

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (111×76×85 mm) vs Super compact (92×58×23 mm)
  • Light weight: 470 g vs 186 g
  • Thin: 3.3" vs 0.9"

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm J100 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it is much smaller (super compact (92×58×23 mm) vs compact (129×71×19 mm)) and is much lighter (186 g vs 300 g).

However, on average it has slightly less zoom (5x vs 21x), has a much narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 23 mm), has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.3 vs f/2.8), doesn't have a built-in GPS and has a much smaller screen (2.7" vs 4.8").

Samsung Galaxy Camera

Samsung Galaxy Camera
4 years newer
$100

Significant advantages of the Camera (vs the J100)

  • Much larger screen: 4.8" vs 2.7"
  • Much better wide angle: 23 mm vs 35 mm
  • Has a GPS

Significant disadvantages of the Camera (vs the J100)

  • Much larger: Compact (129×71×19 mm) vs Super compact (92×58×23 mm)
  • Much heavier: 300 g vs 186 g

common strengths of the Camera and J100

  • Very small: Compact (129×71×19 mm) vs Super compact (92×58×23 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.9"