As well as being compared against other compacts, the Samsung Digimax 301 is also often compared to pro digicams, ultra compacts and digicams. The Samsung Digimax 301's top rivals come from Samsung (such as the EX2F and the L201) and Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II)

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung Digimax 301 compared to other compact competitors include: it is much lighter (137 g vs 281 g) and has a viewfinder (tunnel vs none).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/2.9 vs f/1.8), has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 28 mm), has a much smaller screen (1.6" vs 3"), is slightly larger (compact (98×51×38 mm) vs compact (94×62×30 mm)) and doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II
9 years newer
$598

Significant advantages of the DSC-RX100 II (vs the Digimax 301)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 1.6"
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Much better wide angle: 28 mm vs 35 mm

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX100 II (vs the Digimax 301)

  • Much larger: Compact (102×58×38 mm) vs Compact (98×51×38 mm)
  • Much heavier: 281 g vs 137 g
  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the DSC-RX100 II and Digimax 301

  • None found

Samsung EX2F

Samsung EX2F
8 years newer
$536

Significant advantages of the EX2F (vs the Digimax 301)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 1.6"
  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 35 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    2. Lens
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the EX2F (vs the Digimax 301)

  • Much heavier: 319 g vs 137 g
  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the EX2F and Digimax 301

  • Very small: Compact (112×62×29 mm) vs Compact (98×51×38 mm)

Kodak EasyShare C143

Kodak EasyShare C143
6 years newer
$100

Significant advantages of the C143 (vs the Digimax 301)

  • Much larger screen: 2.7" vs 1.6"
  • Significantly better wide angle: 32 mm vs 35 mm
  • Smaller: Compact (94×62×30 mm) vs Compact (98×51×38 mm)

Significant disadvantages of the C143 (vs the Digimax 301)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the C143 and Digimax 301

  • Very small: Compact (94×62×30 mm) vs Compact (98×51×38 mm)
  • Very light: 172 g vs 137 g

Samsung CL5

Samsung CL5
5 years newer

Significant advantages of the CL5 (vs the Digimax 301)

  • Much larger screen: 2.7" vs 1.6"
  • Much smaller: Super compact (93×60×19 mm) vs Compact (98×51×38 mm)
  • Much thinner: 0.7" vs 1.5"

Significant disadvantages of the CL5 (vs the Digimax 301)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 38 mm vs 35 mm
  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the CL5 and Digimax 301

  • Very small: Super compact (93×60×19 mm) vs Compact (98×51×38 mm)
  • Very light: 141 g vs 137 g

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung Digimax 301 compared to pro digicam competitors include: it is slightly lighter (137 g vs 350 g).

However, on average it has a slightly smaller sensor (1/3" 5.27x3.96mm vs 2/3" 8.8x6.6mm), has a significantly narrower aperture (f/2.9 vs f/2), has a much narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 28 mm), has a much smaller screen (1.6" vs 2.8") and doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens).

Fujifilm Finepix X10

Fujifilm Finepix X10
7 years newer
$750

Significant advantages of the X10 (vs the Digimax 301)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the X10 (vs the Digimax 301)

  • None found

common strengths of the X10 and Digimax 301

  • None found

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung Digimax 301 compared to ultra compact competitors include: it has a viewfinder (tunnel vs none).

However, on average it has a much smaller screen (1.6" vs 2.5"), is much larger (compact (98×51×38 mm) vs ultra compact (90×58×19 mm)), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens), takes significantly lower resolution photos (3.1 MP vs 9.8 MP) and is older (february 2004 vs july 2008).

Samsung L201

Samsung L201
4 years newer

Significant advantages of the L201 (vs the Digimax 301)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the L201 (vs the Digimax 301)

  • None found

common strengths of the L201 and Digimax 301

  • None found

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung Digimax 301 compared to digicam competitors include: it has a slightly wider wide angle lens (35 mm vs 37 mm).

However, on average it has a slower max shutter speed (1/1000 of a second vs 1/3200 of a second).

Kodak EasyShare CX7300

Placeholder
similar age
$119

Significant advantages of the CX7300 (vs the Digimax 301)

  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/3200 of a second vs 1/1000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the CX7300 (vs the Digimax 301)

  • None found

common strengths of the CX7300 and Digimax 301

  • Light weight: 162 g vs 137 g
  • Both have tunnel viewfinders: Tunnel vs Tunnel