The Samsung NV9 is mostly gets compared to waterproofs, pro digicams and digicams. The Samsung NV9's top rivals come from Sony (such as the Cybershot TX10) and Epson (such as the C920Z)

compared toWaterproof competitors

Generally, compared to waterproof competitors the Samsung NV9 has a much narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 25 mm), has a slightly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has a much lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 921k dots), doesn't have a touch screen and has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS).

Sony Cybershot TX10

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2 years newer

Significant advantages of the TX10 (vs the NV9)

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Significant disadvantages of the TX10 (vs the NV9)

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common strengths of the TX10 and NV9

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compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung NV9 compared to pro digicam competitors include: it has a much larger screen (2.7" vs 1.8"), is slightly smaller (super compact (95×60×21 mm) vs standard size (107×88×65 mm)), has image stabilization (DigitalLens vs none), takes significantly higher resolution photos (9.8 MP vs 3.1 MP) and is newer (july 2008 vs march 2001).

However, on average it has a much narrower aperture (f/3.7 vs f/2), has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 34 mm), doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs tunnel) and doesn't support an external flash.

Epson C920Z

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7 years older

Significant advantages of the C920Z (vs the NV9)

  • Much wider aperture: f/2 vs f/3.7
  • Significantly better wide angle: 34 mm vs 38 mm
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the C920Z (vs the NV9)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Digital
    2. Lens
  • Much smaller screen: 1.8" vs 2.7"
  • Significantly lower true resolution: 3.1 MP vs 9.8 MP

common strengths of the C920Z and NV9

  • Each has a built-in flash

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung NV9 compared to digicam competitors include: it has a much larger screen (2.7" vs 1.8"), has image stabilization (DigitalLens vs none), takes significantly higher resolution photos (9.8 MP vs 1.9 MP), is newer (july 2008 vs august 2000) and is thinner (0.8" vs 2.1").

However, on average it has a significantly narrower aperture (f/3.7 vs f/2.8), has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 35 mm) and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs tunnel).

Olympus C990Z

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8 years older

Significant advantages of the C990Z (vs the NV9)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.7
  • Significantly better wide angle: 35 mm vs 38 mm
  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the C990Z (vs the NV9)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Digital
    2. Lens
  • Much smaller screen: 1.8" vs 2.7"
  • Significantly lower true resolution: 1.9 MP vs 9.8 MP

common strengths of the C990Z and NV9

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