As well as being compared against other compacts, the Samsung NV30 is also often compared to digicams. The Samsung NV30's top rivals come from Samsung (such as the NV15) and Konica Minolta (such as the DiMAGE S414)

Competitor classes

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung NV30 compared to other compact competitors include: it is newer (january 2008 vs july 2007).

However, on average it has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (37 mm vs 34 mm) and slightly shorter exposures (4 seconds vs 15 seconds).

Samsung NV15

Samsung NV15
5 months older
$450

Significant advantages of the NV15 (vs the NV30)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 34 mm vs 37 mm

Significant disadvantages of the NV15 (vs the NV30)

  • None found

common strengths of the NV15 and NV30

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Very small: Super compact (97×60×19 mm) vs Super compact (95×59×19 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.7" vs 0.7"

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung NV30 compared to digicam competitors include: it has a much larger screen (2.5" vs 1.8"), takes slightly higher resolution photos (8 MP vs 3.9 MP), is newer (january 2008 vs february 2003), is thinner (0.7" vs 2.3") and is slightly lighter (173 g vs 423 g).

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).

Konica Minolta DiMAGE S414

Minolta DiMAGE S414
4 years older

Significant advantages of the S414 (vs the NV30)

  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the S414 (vs the NV30)

  • Much smaller screen: 1.8" vs 2.5"
  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/1000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second

common strengths of the S414 and NV30

  • None found