As well as being compared against other ultra compacts, the Samsung SH100 is also often compared to travel zooms, compacts and digicams. The Samsung SH100's top rivals come from Samsung (such as the WB30F and the MV900F MultiView) and Canon (such as the ELPH 300 HS and the PowerShot A590 IS)

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung SH100 compared to other ultra compact competitors include: it has a touch screen.

However, on average it has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (26 mm vs 24 mm), has worse image stabilization (digital vs lens) and is older (february 2011 vs january 2013).

Samsung WB30F

Samsung WB30F
1 year newer
$177

Significant advantages of the WB30F (vs the SH100)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the WB30F (vs the SH100)

  • None found

common strengths of the WB30F and SH100

  • None found

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung SH100 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it is slightly smaller (ultra compact (93×54×19 mm) vs compact (110×62×25 mm)), has a touch screen and is thinner (0.7" vs 1").

However, on average it has slightly less zoom (5x vs 18x), has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (26 mm vs 23 mm), doesn't have a built-in GPS, has a significantly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 921k dots) and has worse image stabilization (digital vs lens).

Samsung WB850F

Samsung WB850F
10 months newer
$826

Significant advantages of the WB850F (vs the SH100)

  • Has a GPS
  • Significantly better wide angle: 23 mm vs 26 mm
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the WB850F (vs the SH100)

  • Significantly larger: Compact (110×62×25 mm) vs Ultra compact (93×54×19 mm)
  • No touch screen
  • Significantly thicker: 1" vs 0.7"

common strengths of the WB850F and SH100

  • Very small: Compact (110×62×25 mm) vs Ultra compact (93×54×19 mm)
  • Very thin: 1" vs 0.7"

Samsung WB150F

Samsung WB150F
10 months newer

Significant advantages of the WB150F (vs the SH100)

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

Significant disadvantages of the WB150F (vs the SH100)

  • None found

common strengths of the WB150F and SH100

  • Very small: Compact (107×60×23 mm) vs Ultra compact (93×54×19 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.7"

Samsung WB210

Samsung WB210
similar age

Significant advantages of the WB210 (vs the SH100)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,152k dots vs 230k dots
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital
  • Larger screen: 3.5" vs 3"

Significant disadvantages of the WB210 (vs the SH100)

  • None found

common strengths of the WB210 and SH100

  • Very small: Compact (101×59×22 mm) vs Ultra compact (93×54×19 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.7"

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung SH100 compared to compact competitors include: it has a touch screen.

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.3 vs f/2.8), has a slightly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 614k dots), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS), doesn't have an OLED screen (LCD vs OLED) and is older (february 2011 vs july 2012).

Fujifilm Finepix JX500

Fujifilm Finepix JX500
10 months newer
$187

Significant advantages of the JX500 (vs the SH100)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the JX500 (vs the SH100)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Digital
  • No touch screen
  • Thicker: 0.9" vs 0.7"

common strengths of the JX500 and SH100

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Compact (100×56×24 mm) vs Ultra compact (93×54×19 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.7"

Canon ELPH 300 HS

Canon ELPH 300 HS
similar age
$261

Significant advantages of the 300 HS (vs the SH100)

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

Significant disadvantages of the 300 HS (vs the SH100)

  • No touch screen

common strengths of the 300 HS and SH100

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Very small: Super compact (92×56×20 mm) vs Ultra compact (93×54×19 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.7"

Nikon Coolpix S80

Nikon Coolpix S80
5 months older
$240

Significant advantages of the S80 (vs the SH100)

  • Has an OLED screen: OLED vs LCD
  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 819k dots vs 230k dots
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital

Significant disadvantages of the S80 (vs the SH100)

  • Much worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 26 mm

common strengths of the S80 and SH100

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Very small: Super compact (99×63×17 mm) vs Ultra compact (93×54×19 mm)
  • Larger than average screens: 3.5" vs 3"

Samsung MV900F MultiView

Samsung MV900F MultiView
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the MV900F MultiView (vs the SH100)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Has an OLED screen: OLED vs LCD
  • Wider aperture: f/2.5 vs f/3.3

Significant disadvantages of the MV900F MultiView (vs the SH100)

  • None found

common strengths of the MV900F MultiView and SH100

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Very small: Super compact (99×60×17 mm) vs Ultra compact (93×54×19 mm)
  • Larger than average screens: 3.3" vs 3"

Casio Exilim EX-TR10

Casio Exilim EX-TR10
2 years newer
$826

Significant advantages of the EX-TR10 (vs the SH100)

  • Much better wide angle: 21 mm vs 26 mm
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 230k dots

Significant disadvantages of the EX-TR10 (vs the SH100)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Digital

common strengths of the EX-TR10 and SH100

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (129×62×15 mm) vs Ultra compact (93×54×19 mm)
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"

Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110
1 year newer
$439

Significant advantages of the S110 (vs the SH100)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2 vs f/3.3
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital

Significant disadvantages of the S110 (vs the SH100)

  • Larger: Compact (99×59×27 mm) vs Ultra compact (93×54×19 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 1.1" vs 0.7"

common strengths of the S110 and SH100

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Compact (99×59×27 mm) vs Ultra compact (93×54×19 mm)
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung SH100 compared to digicam competitors include: it has a much wider wide angle lens (26 mm vs 35 mm), has a significantly larger screen (3" vs 2.5"), has a slightly higher resolution screen (230k dots vs 115k dots), has a touch screen and is newer (february 2011 vs january 2008).

However, on average it has a significantly narrower aperture (f/3.3 vs f/2.6), has worse image stabilization (digital vs lens) and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs tunnel).

Canon PowerShot A590 IS

Canon PowerShot A590 IS
3 years older

Significant advantages of the A590 IS (vs the SH100)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2.6 vs f/3.3
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital
  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the A590 IS (vs the SH100)

  • Much worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 26 mm
  • Significantly smaller screen: 2.5" vs 3"
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the A590 IS and SH100

  • None found