As well as being compared against other compacts, the Samsung S830 is also often compared to super zooms. The Samsung S830's top rivals come from Fujifilm (such as the FinePix AX350 and the FinePix J120) and Nikon (such as the Coolpix L810)

Competitor classes

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, compared to other compact competitors the Samsung S830 is significantly larger (compact (100×62×27 mm) vs super compact (92×58×23 mm)), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs digital), is older (february 2007 vs february 2011), is slightly heavier (220 g vs 181 g) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/1500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

Fujifilm FinePix AX350

Fujifilm FinePix AX350
4 years newer

Significant advantages of the AX350 (vs the S830)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    vs None
  • Significantly lighter: 168 g vs 220 g

Significant disadvantages of the AX350 (vs the S830)

  • None found

common strengths of the AX350 and S830

  • Very small: Compact (93×60×28 mm) vs Compact (100×62×27 mm)
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 1.1"

Fujifilm FinePix J120

Fujifilm FinePix J120
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the J120 (vs the S830)

  • Much smaller: Super compact (92×58×23 mm) vs Compact (100×62×27 mm)
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the J120 (vs the S830)

  • None found

common strengths of the J120 and S830

  • Very small: Super compact (92×58×23 mm) vs Compact (100×62×27 mm)
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 1.1"

Samsung S850

Samsung S850
similar age

Significant advantages of the S850 (vs the S830)

  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the S850 (vs the S830)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 38 mm vs 35 mm
  • Significantly smaller screen: 2.5" vs 2.7"

common strengths of the S850 and S830

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Very small: Compact (104×64×25 mm) vs Compact (100×62×27 mm)
  • Thin: 1" vs 1.1"

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung S830 compared to super zoom competitors include: it is slightly smaller (compact (100×62×27 mm) vs prosumer size (118×81×100 mm)), is thinner (1.1" vs 3.9") and is slightly lighter (220 g vs 543 g).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 24 mm), has a significantly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has a significantly lower resolution screen (112k dots vs 921k dots), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens) and is older (february 2007 vs january 2012).

Nikon Coolpix L810

Nikon Coolpix L810
5 years newer
$277

Significant advantages of the L810 (vs the S830)

  • Much better wide angle: 23 mm vs 35 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 112k dots

Significant disadvantages of the L810 (vs the S830)

  • Significantly thicker: 3.3" vs 1.1"

common strengths of the L810 and S830

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (111×76×83 mm) vs Compact (100×62×27 mm)
  • Light weight: 430 g vs 220 g
  • Thin: 3.3" vs 1.1"

Fujifilm FinePix S4500

Fujifilm FinePix S4500
4 years newer

Significant advantages of the S4500 (vs the S830)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 35 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs None
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"

Significant disadvantages of the S4500 (vs the S830)

  • Larger: Prosumer size (118×81×100 mm) vs Compact (100×62×27 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 3.9" vs 1.1"
  • Heavier: 543 g vs 220 g

common strengths of the S4500 and S830

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (118×81×100 mm) vs Compact (100×62×27 mm)
  • Light weight: 543 g vs 220 g
  • Thin: 3.9" vs 1.1"

Olympus SP-565UZ

Olympus SP-565UZ
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the SP-565UZ (vs the S830)

  • Much better wide angle: 26 mm vs 35 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the SP-565UZ (vs the S830)

  • Much smaller screen: 2.5" vs 2.7"
  • Significantly thicker: 3.2" vs 1.1"

common strengths of the SP-565UZ and S830

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (116×84×81 mm) vs Compact (100×62×27 mm)
  • Very light: 413 g vs 220 g
  • Thin: 3.2" vs 1.1"