As well as being compared against other compacts, the Fujifilm FinePix M603 is also often compared to digicams. The Fujifilm FinePix M603's top rivals come from Nikon (such as the Coolpix L24) and Polaroid (such as the Z2300 Instant Digital Camera)

Competitor classes

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm M603 compared to other compact competitors include: it has a marginally larger sensor (1/1.7" 7.6x5.7mm vs 1/2.5" 5.75x4.31mm), has a viewfinder (tunnel vs none) and has more storage slots (2 vs 1).

However, on average it has a slightly smaller screen (2.5" vs 3"), is slightly larger (compact (65×93×32 mm) vs compact (100×63×23 mm)), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs sensor shift), takes slightly lower resolution photos (6 MP vs 9.7 MP) and is older (september 2002 vs february 2011).

Nikon Coolpix L24

Nikon Coolpix L24
8 years newer

Significant advantages of the L24 (vs the M603)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs None
  • Larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"
  • Significantly lighter: 182 g vs 280 g

Significant disadvantages of the L24 (vs the M603)

  • Has fewer storage slots: 1 vs 2
  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the L24 and M603

  • Each has a built-in flash

Samsung S85

Samsung S85
4 years newer

Significant advantages of the S85 (vs the M603)

  • Significantly thinner: 0.9" vs 1.3"
  • Significantly lighter: 204 g vs 280 g
  • Longer exposures: 15 seconds vs 1/4 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the S85 (vs the M603)

  • Has fewer storage slots: 1 vs 2
  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the S85 and M603

  • Each has a built-in flash

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm M603 compared to digicam competitors include: it has a viewfinder (tunnel vs none) and has more storage slots (2 vs 1).

However, on average it has a significantly smaller screen (2.5" vs 3") and is older (september 2002 vs june 2012).

Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera
9 years newer
$88

Significant advantages of the Instant Digital Camera (vs the M603)

  • Significantly larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"

Significant disadvantages of the Instant Digital Camera (vs the M603)

  • Has fewer storage slots: 1 vs 2
  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the Instant Digital Camera and M603

  • None found