As well as being compared against other compacts, the Samsung NV10 is also often compared to travel zooms and digicams. The Samsung NV10's top rivals come from Samsung (such as the WB750 and the NV7 OPS) and Sony (such as the Mavica FD-87)

Competitor classes

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung NV10 compared to other compact competitors include: it has a significantly wider wide angle lens (35 mm vs 38 mm), is much smaller (super compact (97×60×19 mm) vs compact (106×62×21 mm)), takes slightly higher resolution photos (10 MP vs 7.1 MP) and is much lighter (190 g vs 290 g).

However, on average it doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/1500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

Samsung NV7 OPS

Samsung NV7 OPS
similar age

Significant advantages of the NV7 OPS (vs the NV10)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the NV7 OPS (vs the NV10)

  • Much larger: Compact (106×62×21 mm) vs Super compact (97×60×19 mm)
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 38 mm vs 35 mm
  • Much heavier: 290 g vs 190 g

common strengths of the NV7 OPS and NV10

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Very small: Compact (106×62×21 mm) vs Super compact (97×60×19 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.7"

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung NV10 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it is much smaller (super compact (97×60×19 mm) vs compact (105×59×25 mm)) and is thinner (0.7" vs 1").

However, on average it has slightly less zoom (3x vs 18x), has a much narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 24 mm), has a much smaller screen (2.5" vs 3"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 460k dots) and doesn't have image stabilization (none vs LensSensor shift).

Samsung WB750

Samsung WB750
5 years newer
$446

Significant advantages of the WB750 (vs the NV10)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 35 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    2. Sensor shift
    vs None
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"

Significant disadvantages of the WB750 (vs the NV10)

  • Much larger: Compact (105×59×25 mm) vs Super compact (97×60×19 mm)
  • Thicker: 1" vs 0.7"

common strengths of the WB750 and NV10

  • Very small: Compact (105×59×25 mm) vs Super compact (97×60×19 mm)
  • Very thin: 1" vs 0.7"
  • Very light: 193 g vs 190 g

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung NV10 compared to digicam competitors include: it has a significantly wider wide angle lens (35 mm vs 39 mm), is significantly smaller (super compact (97×60×19 mm) vs professional size (143×103×75 mm)), takes significantly higher resolution photos (10 MP vs 1.2 MP), is newer (july 2006 vs february 2001) and is thinner (0.7" vs 3").

Sony Mavica FD-87

Sony Mavica FD-87
5 years older

Significant advantages of the FD-87 (vs the NV10)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the FD-87 (vs the NV10)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 39 mm vs 35 mm
  • Significantly larger: Professional size (143×103×75 mm) vs Super compact (97×60×19 mm)
  • Significantly lower true resolution: 1.2 MP vs 10 MP

common strengths of the FD-87 and NV10

  • None found