As well as being compared against other compacts, the Samsung NV100HD is also often compared to ultra compacts, travel zooms, entry-level DSLRs, pro DSLRs and super zooms. The Samsung NV100HD's top rivals come from Sony (such as the Cybershot DSC-TX55 and the DSC WX100) and Panasonic (such as the Lumix DMC-FT6 and the Lumix TZ25)

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung NV100HD compared to other compact competitors include: it has a slightly larger screen (3" vs 2.7"), is slightly smaller (super compact (95×60×20 mm) vs compact (103×58×32 mm)), has better image stabilization (DigitalLens vs digital), has a touch screen and is thinner (0.8" vs 1.1").

However, on average it has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS), is older (july 2008 vs january 2011), doesn't have a built-in GPS, is not waterproof and significantly shorter exposures (1 seconds vs 60 seconds).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT6

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT6
6 years newer

Significant advantages of the DMC-FT6 (vs the NV100HD)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Has a GPS
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 6,400 ISO vs 1,600 ISO

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FT6 (vs the NV100HD)

  • Significantly larger: Compact (110×67×29 mm) vs Super compact (95×60×20 mm)
  • No touch screen
  • Significantly thicker: 1.1" vs 0.8"

common strengths of the DMC-FT6 and NV100HD

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital
    2. Lens

Canon PowerShot A2200

Canon PowerShot A2200
2 years newer
$179

Significant advantages of the A2200 (vs the NV100HD)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the A2200 (vs the NV100HD)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Digital
    2. Lens
  • No touch screen
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/1600 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the A2200 and NV100HD

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (94×56×23 mm) vs Super compact (95×60×20 mm)

Nikon Coolpix P330

Nikon Coolpix P330
4 years newer

Significant advantages of the P330 (vs the NV100HD)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Significantly wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/2.8

Significant disadvantages of the P330 (vs the NV100HD)

  • Significantly larger: Compact (103×58×32 mm) vs Super compact (95×60×20 mm)
  • No touch screen
  • Much thicker: 1.3" vs 0.8"

common strengths of the P330 and NV100HD

  • Wide aperture: f/1.8 vs f/2.8
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"

Fujifilm FinePix JX205

Fujifilm FinePix JX205
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the JX205 (vs the NV100HD)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the JX205 (vs the NV100HD)

  • Narrower aperture: f/3.6 vs f/2.8
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    vs
    1. Digital
    2. Lens
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the JX205 and NV100HD

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (93×55×23 mm) vs Super compact (95×60×20 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.8"

Samsung ST45

Samsung ST45
6 months older

Significant advantages of the ST45 (vs the NV100HD)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the ST45 (vs the NV100HD)

  • Much worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 28 mm
  • Much larger: Compact (105×61×37 mm) vs Super compact (95×60×20 mm)
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    vs
    1. Digital
    2. Lens

common strengths of the ST45 and NV100HD

  • Each has a built-in flash

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX100
1 year older

Significant advantages of the DMC-FX100 (vs the NV100HD)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FX100 (vs the NV100HD)

  • Smaller screen: 2.5" vs 3"
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the DMC-FX100 and NV100HD

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Compact (97×54×24 mm) vs Super compact (95×60×20 mm)

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung NV100HD compared to ultra compact competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.5), has a slightly wider wide angle lens (28 mm vs 38 mm), has better image stabilization (DigitalLens vs none), has a touch screen and has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1000 of a second).

However, on average it is slightly larger (super compact (95×60×20 mm) vs ultra compact (92×60×15 mm)), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS), doesn't have an OLED screen (LCD vs OLED), is older (july 2008 vs february 2011) and is thicker (0.8" vs 0.6").

Sony Cybershot DSC-TX55

Sony Cybershot DSC-TX55
3 years newer

Significant advantages of the DSC-TX55 (vs the NV100HD)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-TX55 (vs the NV100HD)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-TX55 and NV100HD

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix S3100

Nikon Coolpix S3100
2 years newer
$100

Significant advantages of the S3100 (vs the NV100HD)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S3100 (vs the NV100HD)

  • None found

common strengths of the S3100 and NV100HD

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T7

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3 years older

Significant advantages of the DSC-T7 (vs the NV100HD)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-T7 (vs the NV100HD)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-T7 and NV100HD

  • None found

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung NV100HD compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.5), is slightly smaller (super compact (95×60×20 mm) vs compact (105×58×33 mm)), has a touch screen and is thinner (0.8" vs 1.2").

However, on average it has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 24 mm), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS), is older (july 2008 vs june 2012) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second).

Sony DSC WX100

Sony DSC WX100
3 years newer

Significant advantages of the WX100 (vs the NV100HD)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 25 mm vs 28 mm
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the WX100 (vs the NV100HD)

  • No touch screen
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/1600 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the WX100 and NV100HD

  • Very small: Super compact (92×52×22 mm) vs Super compact (95×60×20 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.8"
  • Very light: 124 g vs 178 g

Nikon Coolpix S9200

Nikon Coolpix S9200
3 years newer

Significant advantages of the S9200 (vs the NV100HD)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 25 mm vs 28 mm
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 460k dots

Significant disadvantages of the S9200 (vs the NV100HD)

  • Significantly larger: Compact (109×62×31 mm) vs Super compact (95×60×20 mm)
  • No touch screen
  • Much thicker: 1.2" vs 0.8"

common strengths of the S9200 and NV100HD

  • Fairly small: Compact (109×62×31 mm) vs Super compact (95×60×20 mm)
  • Very thin: 1.2" vs 0.8"
  • Very light: 215 g vs 178 g

Panasonic Lumix TZ25

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ25
3 years newer
$213

Significant advantages of the TZ25 (vs the NV100HD)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the TZ25 (vs the NV100HD)

  • Significantly larger: Compact (105×58×33 mm) vs Super compact (95×60×20 mm)
  • No touch screen
  • Much thicker: 1.3" vs 0.8"

common strengths of the TZ25 and NV100HD

  • Very small: Compact (105×58×33 mm) vs Super compact (95×60×20 mm)
  • Very thin: 1.3" vs 0.8"
  • Very light: 208 g vs 178 g

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung NV100HD compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs none), has a much larger screen (3" vs 1.8"), has better image stabilization (DigitalLens vs none), has a touch screen and is much smaller (super compact (95×60×20 mm) vs professional size (144×106×72 mm)).

However, on average it has a slightly lower resolution screen (460k dots vs 1,228k dots), takes much lower resolution photos (10 MP vs 24 MP), doesn't record movies in 24p, has a much smaller sensor (1/1.8" 7.4x5.55mm vs APS-C 23.5x15.6mm) and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs pentaprism).

Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200
6 years newer
$629 - $697 (body only)
$997 - $1,150 18-140mm lens

Significant advantages of the D7200 (vs the NV100HD)

  • Much higher true resolution: 24 MP vs 10 MP
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,228k dots vs 460k dots
  • Has a viewfinder: Pentaprism vs None

Significant disadvantages of the D7200 (vs the NV100HD)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Digital
    2. Lens
  • Much larger: Professional size (136×107×76 mm) vs Super compact (95×60×20 mm)
  • Much thicker: 3" vs 0.8"

common strengths of the D7200 and NV100HD

  • None found

Sony Alpha DSLR-A330

Sony Alpha DSLR-A330
10 months newer

Significant advantages of the DSLR-A330 (vs the NV100HD)

  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the DSLR-A330 (vs the NV100HD)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Digital
    2. Lens
  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 460k dots
  • Much smaller screen: 2.7" vs 3"

common strengths of the DSLR-A330 and NV100HD

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (128×97×71 mm) vs Super compact (95×60×20 mm)
  • Thin: 2.8" vs 0.8"

Canon EOS 20D

Canon EOS 20D
3 years older

Significant advantages of the 20D (vs the NV100HD)

  • Has a viewfinder: Pentaprism vs None
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the 20D (vs the NV100HD)

  • Much lower true resolution: 8.2 MP vs 10 MP
  • Much smaller screen: 1.8" vs 3"
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Digital
    2. Lens

common strengths of the 20D and NV100HD

  • Thin: 2.8" vs 0.8"

compared toPro DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung NV100HD compared to pro DSLR competitors include: it has image stabilization (DigitalLens vs none), has a touch screen, is much smaller (super compact (95×60×20 mm) vs professional size (145×111×71 mm)), is thinner (0.8" vs 2.8") and is much lighter (178 g vs 770 g).

However, on average it records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 30fps), has a significantly lower resolution screen (460k dots vs 1,040k dots), takes much lower resolution photos (10 MP vs 20.9 MP), doesn't record movies in 24p and has a much smaller sensor (1/1.8" 7.4x5.55mm vs full frame 35.8x23.9mm).

Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D
4 years newer
$999 - $1,499 (body only)
$1,330 - $1,899 24-105mm lens

Significant advantages of the 6D (vs the NV100HD)

  • Has a viewfinder: Pentaprism vs None
  • Much higher true resolution: 20.9 MP vs 10 MP
  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 460k dots

Significant disadvantages of the 6D (vs the NV100HD)

  • Much thicker: 2.8" vs 0.8"
  • Much larger: Professional size (145×111×71 mm) vs Super compact (95×60×20 mm)
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the 6D and NV100HD

  • Fairly small: Professional size (145×111×71 mm) vs Super compact (95×60×20 mm)
  • Very thin: 2.8" vs 0.8"
  • Light weight: 770 g vs 178 g

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung NV100HD compared to super zoom competitors include: it has a slightly higher resolution screen (460k dots vs 230k dots), is slightly smaller (super compact (95×60×20 mm) vs prosumer size (114×83×99 mm)), has better image stabilization (DigitalLens vs sensor shift), has a touch screen and is thinner (0.8" vs 3.9").

However, on average it has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 22 mm), doesn't have a screen which flips out, has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS), is older (july 2008 vs june 2012) and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital).

Samsung WB100

Samsung WB100
3 years newer
$399

Significant advantages of the WB100 (vs the NV100HD)

  • Much better wide angle: 22 mm vs 28 mm

Significant disadvantages of the WB100 (vs the NV100HD)

  • No touch screen
  • Lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 460k dots
  • Significantly thicker: 3.4" vs 0.8"

common strengths of the WB100 and NV100HD

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (114×79×86 mm) vs Super compact (95×60×20 mm)
  • Very light: 403 g vs 178 g
  • Thin: 3.4" vs 0.8"

Nikon Coolpix P100

Nikon Coolpix P100
1 year newer
$489

Significant advantages of the P100 (vs the NV100HD)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the P100 (vs the NV100HD)

  • Larger: Prosumer size (114×83×99 mm) vs Super compact (95×60×20 mm)
  • No touch screen
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Digital
    2. Lens

common strengths of the P100 and NV100HD

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (114×83×99 mm) vs Super compact (95×60×20 mm)
  • Light weight: 481 g vs 178 g
  • Thin: 3.9" vs 0.8"