As well as being compared against other ultra compacts, the Samsung DV150F is also often compared to travel zooms, super zooms, compacts and mirrorless. The Samsung DV150F's top rivals come from Samsung (such as the ST72 and the TL225) and Nikon (such as the Coolpix L32 and the Coolpix P530)

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung DV150F compared to other ultra compact competitors include: it has a slightly higher resolution screen (460k dots vs 230k dots), is newer (january 2013 vs january 2012), is thinner (0.7" vs 2.1") and has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1600 of a second).

However, on average it has worse image stabilization (digital vs lens).

Samsung ST72

Samsung ST72
similar age

Significant advantages of the ST72 (vs the DV150F)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the ST72 (vs the DV150F)

  • None found

common strengths of the ST72 and DV150F

  • None found

Samsung WB30F

Samsung WB30F
similar age
$177

Significant advantages of the WB30F (vs the DV150F)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the WB30F (vs the DV150F)

  • None found

common strengths of the WB30F and DV150F

  • None found

Samsung DV300F

Samsung DV300F
1 year older

Significant advantages of the DV300F (vs the DV150F)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DV300F (vs the DV150F)

  • None found

common strengths of the DV300F and DV150F

  • None found

Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

Sony CyberShot DSC-W800
1 year newer
$80 - $105

Significant advantages of the DSC-W800 (vs the DV150F)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W800 (vs the DV150F)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-W800 and DV150F

  • None found

Sony Cybershot DSC-W530

Sony Cybershot W530
1 year older

Significant advantages of the DSC-W530 (vs the DV150F)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W530 (vs the DV150F)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-W530 and DV150F

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W320

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W320
3 years older
$171

Significant advantages of the DSC-W320 (vs the DV150F)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W320 (vs the DV150F)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-W320 and DV150F

  • None found

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung DV150F compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.5 vs f/3.3), is slightly smaller (ultra compact (96×55×18 mm) vs compact (107×60×23 mm)), is thinner (0.7" vs 0.9") and is slightly lighter (116 g vs 188 g).

However, on average it doesn't have a built-in GPS, has a slightly smaller screen (2.7" vs 4.8"), has worse image stabilization (digital vs lens), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS) and is older (january 2013 vs january 2014).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830
1 year newer
$117 - $118

Significant advantages of the DSC-W830 (vs the DV150F)

  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W830 (vs the DV150F)

  • Narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/2.5
  • Lower resolution screen: 115k dots vs 460k dots
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/1600 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the DSC-W830 and DV150F

  • Very small: Super compact (93×52×23 mm) vs Ultra compact (96×55×18 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.7"
  • Very light: 122 g vs 116 g

Samsung Galaxy Camera

Samsung Galaxy Camera
4 months older
$100

Significant advantages of the Camera (vs the DV150F)

  • Has a GPS
  • Much larger screen: 4.8" vs 2.7"
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the Camera (vs the DV150F)

  • Significantly larger: Compact (129×71×19 mm) vs Ultra compact (96×55×18 mm)
  • Much heavier: 300 g vs 116 g

common strengths of the Camera and DV150F

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.5
  • Very small: Compact (129×71×19 mm) vs Ultra compact (96×55×18 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.7"

Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS
1 year newer
$278

Significant advantages of the ELPH 150 IS (vs the DV150F)

  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital

Significant disadvantages of the ELPH 150 IS (vs the DV150F)

  • Significantly thicker: 0.9" vs 0.7"

common strengths of the ELPH 150 IS and DV150F

  • Very small: Compact (95×57×24 mm) vs Ultra compact (96×55×18 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.7"
  • Very light: 142 g vs 116 g

Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

Canon PowerShot SX600 HS
1 year newer
$359

Significant advantages of the SX600 HS (vs the DV150F)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital

Significant disadvantages of the SX600 HS (vs the DV150F)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.8 vs f/2.5
  • Significantly larger: Compact (104×61×26 mm) vs Ultra compact (96×55×18 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 1" vs 0.7"

common strengths of the SX600 HS and DV150F

  • Very small: Compact (104×61×26 mm) vs Ultra compact (96×55×18 mm)
  • Very thin: 1" vs 0.7"
  • Very light: 188 g vs 116 g

Samsung WB150F

Samsung WB150F
1 year older

Significant advantages of the WB150F (vs the DV150F)

  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital

Significant disadvantages of the WB150F (vs the DV150F)

  • Significantly heavier: 188 g vs 116 g
  • Thicker: 0.9" vs 0.7"

common strengths of the WB150F and DV150F

  • Very small: Compact (107×60×23 mm) vs Ultra compact (96×55×18 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.7"
  • Very light: 188 g vs 116 g

Canon PowerShot ELPH 160

Canon PowerShot ELPH 160
2 years newer
$134

Significant advantages of the ELPH 160 (vs the DV150F)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the ELPH 160 (vs the DV150F)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 25 mm

common strengths of the ELPH 160 and DV150F

  • Very small: Super compact (95×54×22 mm) vs Ultra compact (96×55×18 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.7"
  • Very light: 127 g vs 116 g

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung DV150F compared to super zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.5 vs f/3), is slightly smaller (ultra compact (96×55×18 mm) vs professional size (123×84×98 mm)), is thinner (0.7" vs 4.3") and is significantly lighter (116 g vs 494 g).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (25 mm vs 22 mm), has a slightly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (460k dots vs 921k dots), has worse image stabilization (digital vs lens) and doesn't have a screen which flips out.

Nikon Coolpix P530

Nikon Coolpix P530
1 year newer
$344

Significant advantages of the P530 (vs the DV150F)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 460k dots
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital

Significant disadvantages of the P530 (vs the DV150F)

  • Narrower aperture: f/3 vs f/2.5
  • Significantly larger: Professional size (123×84×98 mm) vs Ultra compact (96×55×18 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 3.9" vs 0.7"

common strengths of the P530 and DV150F

  • Fairly small: Professional size (123×84×98 mm) vs Ultra compact (96×55×18 mm)
  • Light weight: 494 g vs 116 g
  • Thin: 3.9" vs 0.7"

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200
5 months older
$534

Significant advantages of the DMC-FZ200 (vs the DV150F)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital
  • Has an external mic jack

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FZ200 (vs the DV150F)

  • Significantly larger: Professional size (125×87×110 mm) vs Ultra compact (96×55×18 mm)
  • Much thicker: 4.3" vs 0.7"
  • Significantly heavier: 588 g vs 116 g

common strengths of the DMC-FZ200 and DV150F

  • Fairly small: Professional size (125×87×110 mm) vs Ultra compact (96×55×18 mm)
  • Light weight: 588 g vs 116 g
  • Thin: 4.3" vs 0.7"

Samsung WB110

Samsung WB110
6 months newer

Significant advantages of the WB110 (vs the DV150F)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 22 mm vs 25 mm
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    2. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital

Significant disadvantages of the WB110 (vs the DV150F)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.1 vs f/2.5
  • Significantly thicker: 3.4" vs 0.7"

common strengths of the WB110 and DV150F

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (114×79×86 mm) vs Ultra compact (96×55×18 mm)
  • Very light: 385 g vs 116 g
  • Thin: 3.4" vs 0.7"

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung DV150F compared to compact competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.5 vs f/3.5), has a significantly wider wide angle lens (25 mm vs 33 mm), is newer (january 2013 vs january 2010), is thinner (0.7" vs 0.9") and is slightly lighter (116 g vs 164 g).

However, on average it doesn't have a touch screen and has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS).

Samsung TL225

Samsung TL225
3 years older

Significant advantages of the TL225 (vs the DV150F)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,152k dots vs 460k dots
  • Significantly larger screen: 3.5" vs 2.7"
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital

Significant disadvantages of the TL225 (vs the DV150F)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.5 vs f/2.5
  • Significantly heavier: 187 g vs 116 g

common strengths of the TL225 and DV150F

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (100×60×19 mm) vs Ultra compact (96×55×18 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.7" vs 0.7"

Nikon Coolpix L32

Nikon Coolpix L32
2 years newer
$199

Significant advantages of the L32 (vs the DV150F)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the L32 (vs the DV150F)

  • Significantly larger: Compact (95×60×29 mm) vs Ultra compact (96×55×18 mm)
  • Much thicker: 1.1" vs 0.7"

common strengths of the L32 and DV150F

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 0.7"
  • Light weight: 164 g vs 116 g

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810
1 year newer
$100

Significant advantages of the DSC-W810 (vs the DV150F)

  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W810 (vs the DV150F)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.5 vs f/2.5
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/1500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the DSC-W810 and DV150F

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (93×53×23 mm) vs Ultra compact (96×55×18 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.7"

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS42

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS42
3 years older

Significant advantages of the DMC-FS42 (vs the DV150F)

  • Much longer exposures: 60 seconds vs 8 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FS42 (vs the DV150F)

  • Much worse wide angle: 33 mm vs 25 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Digital

common strengths of the DMC-FS42 and DV150F

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.5
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (98×55×22 mm) vs Ultra compact (96×55×18 mm)

Samsung TL220

Samsung TL220
3 years older

Significant advantages of the TL220 (vs the DV150F)

  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the TL220 (vs the DV150F)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.5 vs f/2.5

common strengths of the TL220 and DV150F

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (100×60×19 mm) vs Ultra compact (96×55×18 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.7" vs 0.7"

Samsung TL205

Samsung TL205
3 years older

Significant advantages of the TL205 (vs the DV150F)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the TL205 (vs the DV150F)

  • Much worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 25 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Digital
  • Heavier: 177 g vs 116 g

common strengths of the TL205 and DV150F

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (99×59×20 mm) vs Ultra compact (96×55×18 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.7"

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung DV150F compared to mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it has image stabilization (digital vs none).

However, on average it records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 30fps), has a much smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), takes significantly lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 20.5 MP), doesn't have a touch screen and doesn't have a screen which flips out.

Samsung NX Mini

Samsung NX Mini
1 year newer
$219 (body only)

Significant advantages of the Mini (vs the DV150F)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Has a touch screen
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the Mini (vs the DV150F)

  • None found

common strengths of the Mini and DV150F

  • Fairly small: Compact (110×62×23 mm) vs Ultra compact (96×55×18 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.7"
  • Very light: 154 g vs 116 g