• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.2 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 875.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 1248.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Samsung WB1100F advantages over Pentax XG-1

  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.

Pentax XG-1 advantages over Samsung WB1100F

  • More telephoto lens reach
    1,248 mm vs 875 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Longer exposure
    30 vs 0 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • In-camera panoramas
    Both provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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The Competition

Compared to Nikon P520

Samsung WB1100F
Nikon P520
  • $333
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $427
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Built-in GPS
Pentax XG-1
Nikon P520
  • $443
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $427
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Built-in Wi-Fi

Compared to Nikon L830

Samsung WB1100F
Nikon L830
  • $333
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $259
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
Pentax XG-1
Nikon L830
  • $443
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $259
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Samsung WB2200F

Samsung WB1100F
Samsung WB2200F
  • $333
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Lighter weight
  • $503
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • HDMI out
Pentax XG-1
Samsung WB2200F
  • $443
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoots 60p video
  • Longer exposure
  • $503
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • NFC

Compared to Nikon P530

Samsung WB1100F
Nikon P530
  • $333
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $464
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • HDMI out
  • Shoots 24p video
Pentax XG-1
Nikon P530
  • $443
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $464
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Shoots 24p video

Compared to Fujifilm S9800

Samsung WB1100F
Fujifilm S9800
  • $333
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Lighter weight
  • $556
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • More telephoto lens reach
Pentax XG-1
Fujifilm S9800
  • $443
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoots 1080p video
  • Longer exposure
  • $556
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
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