As well as being compared against other digicams, the Toshiba PDR-M65 is also often compared to travel zooms and compacts. The Toshiba PDR-M65's top rivals come from Samsung (such as the Galaxy Camera 2 and the i100) and Canon (such as the PowerShot SX150 IS)

Competitor classes

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Toshiba PDR-M65 compared to other digicam competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.4) and has a viewfinder (tunnel vs none).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 28 mm), has a much smaller screen (1.8" vs 3"), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs LensSensor shift), takes slightly lower resolution photos (3.1 MP vs 9.8 MP) and is older (february 2001 vs august 2011).

Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

Canon PowerShot SX150 IS
10 years newer
$229

Significant advantages of the SX150 IS (vs the PDR-M65)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 1.8"
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    2. Sensor shift
    vs None
  • Much better wide angle: 28 mm vs 38 mm

Significant disadvantages of the SX150 IS (vs the PDR-M65)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the SX150 IS and PDR-M65

  • None found

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Toshiba PDR-M65 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a viewfinder (tunnel vs none).

However, on average it has significantly less zoom (3x vs 21x), has a much narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 23 mm), doesn't have a built-in GPS, has a much smaller screen (1.8" vs 4.8") and is much larger (standard size (120×75×61 mm) vs compact (133×71×19 mm)).

Samsung Galaxy Camera 2

Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
13 years newer
$554

Significant advantages of the Camera 2 (vs the PDR-M65)

  • Much larger screen: 4.8" vs 1.8"
  • Much better wide angle: 23 mm vs 38 mm
  • Much smaller: Compact (133×71×19 mm) vs Standard size (120×75×61 mm)

Significant disadvantages of the Camera 2 (vs the PDR-M65)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the Camera 2 and PDR-M65

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Toshiba PDR-M65 compared to compact competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.5) and has a viewfinder (tunnel vs none).

However, on average it has a much smaller screen (1.8" vs 3"), is much larger (standard size (120×75×61 mm) vs super compact (95×60×21 mm)), takes significantly lower resolution photos (3.1 MP vs 9.8 MP), is older (february 2001 vs january 2008) and is thicker (2.4" vs 0.8").

Samsung i100

Samsung i100
7 years newer

Significant advantages of the i100 (vs the PDR-M65)

  • Much smaller: Super compact (95×60×21 mm) vs Standard size (120×75×61 mm)
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 1.8"
  • Much thinner: 0.8" vs 2.4"

Significant disadvantages of the i100 (vs the PDR-M65)

  • Narrower aperture: f/3.5 vs f/2.8
  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the i100 and PDR-M65

  • None found