The Kyocera Finecam S5R is mostly gets compared to travel zooms. The Kyocera Finecam S5R's top rivals come from Samsung (such as the PL210)

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Kyocera S5R compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.3) and has a viewfinder (tunnel vs none).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 27 mm), has a much smaller screen (1.6" vs 3"), is slightly larger (compact (92×58×33 mm) vs super compact (100×59×20 mm)), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs DigitalLens) and takes slightly lower resolution photos (4.9 MP vs 9.7 MP).

Samsung PL210

Samsung PL210
7 years newer

Significant advantages of the PL210 (vs the S5R)

  • Much better wide angle: 27 mm vs 35 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    2. Lens
    vs None
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 1.6"

Significant disadvantages of the PL210 (vs the S5R)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the PL210 and S5R

  • Very small: Super compact (100×59×20 mm) vs Compact (92×58×33 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 1.3"
  • Very light: 148 g vs 205 g