The Toshiba PDR-M5 is mostly gets compared to compacts. The Toshiba PDR-M5's top rivals come from Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-W55) and Samsung (such as the i80)

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Toshiba PDR-M5 compared to compact competitors include: it has higher quality type of viewfinder (tunnel vs none).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (40 mm vs 38 mm), has a much smaller screen (1.8" vs 3"), is much larger (prosumer size (130×78×70 mm) vs super compact (90×59×23 mm)), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens) and takes significantly lower resolution photos (1.9 MP vs 8 MP).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W55

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W55
7 years newer

Significant advantages of the DSC-W55 (vs the PDR-M5)

  • Much smaller: Super compact (90×59×23 mm) vs Prosumer size (130×78×70 mm)
  • Much thinner: 0.9" vs 2.8"
  • Significantly larger screen: 2.5" vs 1.8"

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W55 (vs the PDR-M5)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-W55 and PDR-M5

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Both have tunnel viewfinders: Tunnel vs Tunnel

Samsung i80

Samsung i80
8 years newer

Significant advantages of the i80 (vs the PDR-M5)

  • Much smaller: Super compact (90×62×22 mm) vs Prosumer size (130×78×70 mm)
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 1.8"

Significant disadvantages of the i80 (vs the PDR-M5)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the i80 and PDR-M5

  • Each has a built-in flash