As well as being compared against other ultra compacts, the Samsung L100 is also often compared to compacts. The Samsung L100's top rivals come from Samsung (such as the TL205) and Canon (such as the PowerShot SD300)

Competitor classes

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung L100 compared to other ultra compact competitors include: it has a much larger screen (2.5" vs 2"), has image stabilization (lens vs none), takes slightly higher resolution photos (8 MP vs 3.9 MP) and is newer (january 2008 vs september 2004).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (37 mm vs 35 mm) and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs tunnel).

Canon PowerShot SD300

Canon PowerShot SD300
3 years older

Significant advantages of the SD300 (vs the L100)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the SD300 (vs the L100)

  • None found

common strengths of the SD300 and L100

  • None found

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung L100 compared to compact competitors include: it is significantly smaller (ultra compact (88×56×20 mm) vs super compact (99×59×20 mm)), has image stabilization (lens vs none) and is slightly lighter (154 g vs 177 g).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (37 mm vs 35 mm), has a significantly smaller screen (2.5" vs 2.7"), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (1,600 ISO vs 3,200 ISO) and is older (january 2008 vs january 2010).

Samsung TL205

Samsung TL205
2 years newer

Significant advantages of the TL205 (vs the L100)

  • Significantly larger screen: 2.7" vs 2.5"

Significant disadvantages of the TL205 (vs the L100)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly larger: Super compact (99×59×20 mm) vs Ultra compact (88×56×20 mm)

common strengths of the TL205 and L100

  • Very small: Super compact (99×59×20 mm) vs Ultra compact (88×56×20 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.8"
  • Light weight: 177 g vs 154 g