• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.2 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 875.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.4 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 1200.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Samsung WB1100F advantages over Sony HX400V

  • Less expensive
    $322 vs $398
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Lighter weight
    462g vs 660g
    Lighter weight

Sony HX400V advantages over Samsung WB1100F

  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • More telephoto lens reach
    1,200 mm vs 875 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Built-in GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • More dots on screen
    922k vs 461k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • More pixels
    20.4 vs 16.2 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • 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
  • Higher extended ISO
    12800 vs 3200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

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
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.

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
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • 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
  • 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

User reviews

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The Competition

Compared to Nikon P520

Samsung WB1100F
Nikon P520
  • $322
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $427
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Built-in GPS
Sony HX400V
Nikon P520
  • $398
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $427
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slow-motion videos

Compared to Sony HX300

Samsung WB1100F
Sony HX300
  • $322
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $398
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Tiltable Screen
Sony HX400V
Sony HX300
  • $398
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $398
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking

Compared to Nikon L830

Samsung WB1100F
Nikon L830
  • $322
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $244
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
Sony HX400V
Nikon L830
  • $398
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $244
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Fujifilm S1

Samsung WB1100F
Fujifilm S1
  • $322
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lighter weight
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Tilt-swivel screen
Sony HX400V
Fujifilm S1
  • $398
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in GPS
  • Shoots 24p video
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Tilt-swivel screen

Compared to Nikon P530

Samsung WB1100F
Nikon P530
  • $322
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $454
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • HDMI out
  • Shoots 24p video
Sony HX400V
Nikon P530
  • $398
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $454
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Lighter weight
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