• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.2 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 875.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1 inch 116.2mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 600.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Samsung WB1100F advantages over Sony RX10 III

  • Less expensive
    $322 vs $1298
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • More telephoto lens reach
    875 mm vs 600 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Thinner
    96 mm vs 127 mm
    Thinner
  • Lighter weight
    462g vs 1095g
    Lighter weight

Sony RX10 III advantages over Samsung WB1100F

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Larger sensor
    1 inch vs 1/2.3 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 2.41 vs 1.34 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs 720p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Larger lens aperture
    f/2.4 vs f/3.0
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Newer
    18 months vs 4 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • 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
    1229k 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
    20.1 vs 16.2 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Headphone jack
    Yes vs No
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Longer exposure
    30 vs 0 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Higher extended ISO
    25600 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
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • 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

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Versatile all-in-one replacement for a DSLR or mirrorless camera; Great handling and build; Excellent image quality; Spectacular zoom reach; Swift performance with generous buffer depths; Extremely capable video capture; Comprehensive remote control; Quick-and-easy image sharing

  • Extremely expensive for a fixed-lens camera; Fairly heavy for fixed-lens camera; Somewhat soft in the corners at wide-angle or tele; Noise reduction intrudes at higher sensitivities; No built-in ND filter; Not as fast when shooting raws; Slow buffer clearing

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 RX10 III
Nikon P520
  • $1298
  • 1 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Focus peaking
  • $427
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Built-in GPS

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 RX10 III
Nikon L830
  • $1298
  • 1 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Focus peaking
  • $244
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach

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 RX10 III
Nikon P530
  • $1298
  • 1 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $454
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Panasonic FZ2500

Samsung WB1100F
Panasonic FZ2500
  • $322
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $998
  • 1 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Sony RX10 III
Panasonic FZ2500
  • $1298
  • 1 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Larger lens aperture
  • $998
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen

Compared to Sony RX10 IV

Samsung WB1100F
Sony RX10 IV
  • $322
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $1698
  • 1 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Sony RX10 III
Sony RX10 IV
  • $1298
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • $1698
  • 1 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Built-in Bluetooth
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