As well as being compared against other travel zooms, the Samsung Galaxy Camera is also often compared to boutiques, waterproofs, ultra compacts, pro digicams, compacts and super zooms. The Samsung Galaxy Camera's top rivals come from Canon (such as the PowerShot G9 X Mark II and the PowerShot G1X) and GoPro (such as the Hero 3+ Black Edition and the HD Hero 2)

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung Camera compared to other travel zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider wide angle lens (23 mm vs 25 mm), has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.4), has a built-in GPS, has a much larger screen (4.8" vs 3") and has a touch screen.

However, on average it slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (3,200 ISO vs 6,400 ISO), is older (august 2012 vs february 2015), is significantly heavier (300 g vs 219 g), has a slower max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second) and slightly shorter exposures (16 seconds vs 30 seconds).

Samsung WB200F

Samsung WB200F
4 months newer

Significant advantages of the WB200F (vs the Camera)

  • Significantly lighter: 226 g vs 300 g

Significant disadvantages of the WB200F (vs the Camera)

  • No built-in GPS
  • Much smaller screen: 3" vs 4.8"
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS

common strengths of the WB200F and Camera

  • Very small: Compact (107×62×22 mm) vs Compact (129×71×19 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.8"

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80
3 years newer
$368

Significant advantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 (vs the Camera)

  • More zoom: 30x vs 21x
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 (vs the Camera)

  • No built-in GPS
  • Much smaller screen: 3" vs 4.8"
  • Lacks an external mic jack

common strengths of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 and Camera

  • Fairly small: Compact (102×58×36 mm) vs Compact (129×71×19 mm)
  • Great battery life: 390 shots vs 340 shots
  • Thin: 1.4" vs 0.8"

Nikon Coolpix S7000

Nikon Coolpix S7000
2 years newer
$320

Significant advantages of the S7000 (vs the Camera)

  • Much lighter: 165 g vs 300 g
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the S7000 (vs the Camera)

  • No built-in GPS
  • Much smaller screen: 3" vs 4.8"
  • Much shorter battery life: 180 shots vs 340 shots

common strengths of the S7000 and Camera

  • Very small: Compact (99×60×27 mm) vs Compact (129×71×19 mm)
  • Very thin: 1.1" vs 0.8"
  • Inexpensive: $314.50 vs $99.99

Samsung WB250F

Samsung WB250F
4 months newer
$214

Significant advantages of the WB250F (vs the Camera)

  • Significantly lighter: 226 g vs 300 g

Significant disadvantages of the WB250F (vs the Camera)

  • No built-in GPS
  • Much smaller screen: 3" vs 4.8"
  • Lacks an external mic jack

common strengths of the WB250F and Camera

  • Very small: Compact (107×62×22 mm) vs Compact (129×71×19 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.8"
  • Very inexpensive: $213.54 vs $99.99

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10
1 year older
$450

Significant advantages of the DMC-ZS10 (vs the Camera)

  • Significantly lighter: 219 g vs 300 g
  • Much longer exposures: 60 seconds vs 16 seconds
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-ZS10 (vs the Camera)

  • Much smaller screen: 3" vs 4.8"
  • Lacks an external mic jack
  • Much thicker: 1.3" vs 0.8"

common strengths of the DMC-ZS10 and Camera

  • Built-in GPS
  • Very small: Compact (105×58×33 mm) vs Compact (129×71×19 mm)
  • Very thin: 1.3" vs 0.8"

Samsung WB700

Samsung WB700
1 year older

Significant advantages of the WB700 (vs the Camera)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the WB700 (vs the Camera)

  • No built-in GPS
  • Much smaller screen: 3" vs 4.8"
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS

common strengths of the WB700 and Camera

  • Very small: Compact (99×59×22 mm) vs Compact (129×71×19 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.8"

compared toBoutique competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung Camera compared to boutique competitors include: it has way more more zoom (21x vs 4x), has a much wider wide angle lens (23 mm vs 28 mm), has a much larger screen (4.8" vs 3"), is slightly smaller (compact (129×71×19 mm) vs standard size (117×81×65 mm)) and has a touch screen.

However, on average it doesn't have a screen which flips out, has a marginally smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm vs APS-C 23.6x15.6mm), users slower contrast detection autofocus (contrast detection vs phase detection), is older (august 2012 vs january 2016) and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs tunnel).

Canon PowerShot G1X

Canon PowerShot G1X
7 months older
$695

Significant advantages of the G1X (vs the Camera)

  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Supports an external flash
  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the G1X (vs the Camera)

  • Much less zoom: 4x vs 21x
  • Much worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 23 mm
  • Much smaller screen: 3" vs 4.8"

common strengths of the G1X and Camera

  • Incredible zoom: 4x vs 21x
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Built-in flashes

Fujifilm X70

Fujifilm X70
3 years newer
$1,365

Significant advantages of the X70 (vs the Camera)

  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the X70 (vs the Camera)

  • Much smaller screen: 3" vs 4.8"
  • No built-in GPS
  • Lacks an external mic jack

common strengths of the X70 and Camera

  • Fairly small: Mid size (113×64×44 mm) vs Compact (129×71×19 mm)
  • Thin: 1.7" vs 0.8"
  • Light weight: 340 g vs 300 g

compared toWaterproof competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung Camera compared to waterproof competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.3), has a built-in flash, has a much larger screen (4.8" vs 2.5"), has better image stabilization (lens vs none) and has a touch screen.

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (23 mm vs 8 mm), is slightly heavier (300 g vs 98 g) and is not waterproof.

GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition

GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition
1 year newer
$429

Significant advantages of the Black Edition (vs the Camera)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Black Edition (vs the Camera)

  • None found

common strengths of the Black Edition and Camera

  • None found

Olympus Stylus 790 SW

Olympus Stylus 790 SW
5 years older
$456

Significant advantages of the 790 SW (vs the Camera)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the 790 SW (vs the Camera)

  • None found

common strengths of the 790 SW and Camera

  • None found

Panasonic Lumix TS4

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS4
7 months older

Significant advantages of the TS4 (vs the Camera)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the TS4 (vs the Camera)

  • None found

common strengths of the TS4 and Camera

  • None found

GoPro HD Hero 2

GoPro HD Hero 2
10 months older

Significant advantages of the HD Hero 2 (vs the Camera)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the HD Hero 2 (vs the Camera)

  • None found

common strengths of the HD Hero 2 and Camera

  • None found

GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

GoPro HERO3 Black Edition
similar age

Significant advantages of the Black Edition (vs the Camera)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Black Edition (vs the Camera)

  • None found

common strengths of the Black Edition and Camera

  • None found

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung Camera compared to ultra compact competitors include: it has slightly more zoom (21x vs 5x), has a slightly wider wide angle lens (23 mm vs 25 mm), has a much larger screen (4.8" vs 2.7"), has better image stabilization (lens vs digital) and has a touch screen.

However, on average it is significantly larger (compact (129×71×19 mm) vs ultra compact (96×55×18 mm)), is older (august 2012 vs january 2013) and is much heavier (300 g vs 116 g).

Samsung DV150F

Samsung DV150F
4 months newer

Significant advantages of the DV150F (vs the Camera)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DV150F (vs the Camera)

  • None found

common strengths of the DV150F and Camera

  • None found

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung Camera compared to pro digicam competitors include: it has a significantly wider wide angle lens (23 mm vs 28 mm), has a much larger screen (4.8" vs 1.8"), has a touch screen, has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD) and has an external mic jack.

However, on average it has a slightly smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm vs nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm), has a significantly narrower aperture (f/2.8 vs f/2), takes slightly lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 20 MP), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO) and doesn't have a screen which flips out.

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II
4 years newer
$369 - $429

Significant advantages of the PowerShot G9 X Mark II (vs the Camera)

  • Much larger sensor: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2 vs f/2.8
  • Much higher true resolution: 20 MP vs 9.7 MP

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot G9 X Mark II (vs the Camera)

  • Much smaller screen: 3" vs 4.8"
  • Much worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 23 mm
  • No built-in GPS

common strengths of the PowerShot G9 X Mark II and Camera

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Have touch screens
  • Inexpensive: $359.00 vs $99.99

Canon PowerShot S120

Canon PowerShot S120
1 year newer
$1,331

Significant advantages of the S120 (vs the Camera)

  • Much wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/2.8
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO

Significant disadvantages of the S120 (vs the Camera)

  • Much smaller screen: 3" vs 4.8"
  • No built-in GPS
  • Lacks an external mic jack

common strengths of the S120 and Camera

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Have touch screens

Konica Minolta DiMAGE A1

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9 years older

Significant advantages of the DiMAGE A1 (vs the Camera)

  • Supports an external flash
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/16000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the DiMAGE A1 (vs the Camera)

  • Much smaller screen: 1.8" vs 4.8"
  • Much worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 23 mm
  • No built-in GPS

common strengths of the DiMAGE A1 and Camera

  • Each has a built-in flash

Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16
1 year newer
$600

Significant advantages of the G16 (vs the Camera)

  • Much wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/2.8
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
  • Much longer exposures: 250 seconds vs 16 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the G16 (vs the Camera)

  • Much smaller screen: 3" vs 4.8"
  • Much worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 23 mm
  • No built-in GPS

common strengths of the G16 and Camera

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Very long battery life: 360 shots vs 340 shots

Canon PowerShot G11

Canon PowerShot G11
3 years older

Significant advantages of the G11 (vs the Camera)

  • Much longer battery life: 1000 shots vs 340 shots
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the G11 (vs the Camera)

  • Much smaller screen: 2.8" vs 4.8"
  • Much worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 23 mm
  • No built-in GPS

common strengths of the G11 and Camera

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Very long battery life: 1000 shots vs 340 shots

Canon PowerShot G7 X

Canon PowerShot G7 X
2 years newer
$534

Significant advantages of the G7 X (vs the Camera)

  • Much larger sensor: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
  • Much wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/2.8
  • Much higher true resolution: 20 MP vs 9.7 MP

Significant disadvantages of the G7 X (vs the Camera)

  • Much smaller screen: 3" vs 4.8"
  • No built-in GPS
  • Lacks an external mic jack

common strengths of the G7 X and Camera

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Have touch screens

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung Camera compared to compact competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.3), has slightly more zoom (21x vs 3x), has a much wider wide angle lens (23 mm vs 35 mm), has a much larger screen (4.8" vs 2.7") and has better image stabilization (lens vs none).

However, on average it is slightly larger (compact (129×71×19 mm) vs super compact (92×58×23 mm)), doesn't have an OLED screen (LCD vs OLED), is much heavier (300 g vs 153 g) and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital).

Nikon Coolpix P60

Nikon Coolpix P60
4 years older

Significant advantages of the P60 (vs the Camera)

  • Significantly lighter: 210 g vs 300 g
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the P60 (vs the Camera)

  • Much worse wide angle: 36 mm vs 23 mm
  • Much smaller screen: 2.5" vs 4.8"
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS

common strengths of the P60 and Camera

  • Each has a built-in flash

Nikon Coolpix S100

Nikon Coolpix S100
1 year older
$260

Significant advantages of the S100 (vs the Camera)

  • Has an OLED screen: OLED vs LCD
  • Smaller: Super compact (99×65×18 mm) vs Compact (129×71×19 mm)
  • Much lighter: 138 g vs 300 g

Significant disadvantages of the S100 (vs the Camera)

  • Much smaller screen: 3.5" vs 4.8"
  • Much worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 23 mm
  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.9 vs f/2.8

common strengths of the S100 and Camera

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Very large screens: 3.5" vs 4.8"
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W30

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W30
6 years older

Significant advantages of the DSC-W30 (vs the Camera)

  • Much lighter: 153 g vs 300 g
  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W30 (vs the Camera)

  • Much worse wide angle: 38 mm vs 23 mm
  • Much smaller screen: 2" vs 4.8"
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the DSC-W30 and Camera

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.8"

Canon PowerShot A2600

Canon PowerShot A2600
4 months newer
$120

Significant advantages of the A2600 (vs the Camera)

  • Smaller: Super compact (98×56×20 mm) vs Compact (129×71×19 mm)
  • Much lighter: 135 g vs 300 g

Significant disadvantages of the A2600 (vs the Camera)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much smaller screen: 3" vs 4.8"
  • Much worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 23 mm

common strengths of the A2600 and Camera

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 4.8"

Fujifilm FinePix J100

Fujifilm FinePix J100
4 years older

Significant advantages of the J100 (vs the Camera)

  • Much lighter: 186 g vs 300 g

Significant disadvantages of the J100 (vs the Camera)

  • Much worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 23 mm
  • Much smaller screen: 2.7" vs 4.8"
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the J100 and Camera

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.8"

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung Camera compared to super zoom competitors include: it has a much wider wide angle lens (23 mm vs 36 mm), has a much larger screen (4.8" vs 2"), is slightly smaller (compact (129×71×19 mm) vs prosumer size (113×78×76 mm)), has better image stabilization (lens vs sensor shift) and has a touch screen.

However, on average it doesn't have a screen which flips out, doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/3200 of a second).

Fujifilm FinePix S1600

Fujifilm FinePix S1600
2 years older

Significant advantages of the S1600 (vs the Camera)

  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the S1600 (vs the Camera)

  • Much smaller screen: 3" vs 4.8"
  • Much worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 23 mm
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS

common strengths of the S1600 and Camera

  • Very small: Prosumer size (110×73×81 mm) vs Compact (129×71×19 mm)
  • Thin: 3.2" vs 0.8"
  • Very light: 337 g vs 300 g

Canon PowerShot S3 IS

Canon PowerShot S3 IS
6 years older

Significant advantages of the S3 IS (vs the Camera)

  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/3200 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the S3 IS (vs the Camera)

  • Much smaller screen: 2" vs 4.8"
  • Much worse wide angle: 36 mm vs 23 mm
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS

common strengths of the S3 IS and Camera

  • Very small: Prosumer size (113×78×76 mm) vs Compact (129×71×19 mm)
  • Thin: 3" vs 0.8"
  • Light weight: 510 g vs 300 g