The Fujifilm FinePix J20 is mostly gets compared to compacts. The Fujifilm FinePix J20's top rivals come from Samsung (such as the i100)

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm J20 compared to compact competitors include: it has a significantly wider wide angle lens (35 mm vs 38 mm), is much smaller (ultra compact (91×56×17 mm) vs super compact (95×60×21 mm)), is newer (august 2008 vs january 2008), is thinner (0.7" vs 0.8") and is slightly lighter (117 g vs 140 g).

However, on average it has a much smaller screen (2.7" vs 3").

Samsung i100

Samsung i100
7 months older

Significant advantages of the i100 (vs the J20)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"

Significant disadvantages of the i100 (vs the J20)

  • Much larger: Super compact (95×60×21 mm) vs Ultra compact (91×56×17 mm)
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 38 mm vs 35 mm
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/1500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the i100 and J20

  • Very small: Super compact (95×60×21 mm) vs Ultra compact (91×56×17 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.7"
  • Very light: 140 g vs 117 g