• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25mm - 875mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 23mm - 675mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Samsung WB2100 advantages over Nikon L820

  • More lens zoom
    35.0x vs 30.0x
    Zooming is easier than walking
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Thinner
    56 mm vs 84 mm
    Thinner
  • Higher extended ISO
    12800 vs 3200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Nikon L820 advantages over Samsung WB2100

  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • Longer exposure
    4 vs 0 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Select your focus point more intuitively.
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • HDMI out
    Neither provide
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

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The Competition

Compared to Olympus SP-810UZ

Samsung WB2100
Olympus SP-810UZ
  • $214
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Wi-Fi
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • HDMI out
  • Longer exposure
Nikon L820
Olympus SP-810UZ
  • $240
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer battery life
  • Shoots 60p video
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • HDMI out

Compared to Nikon L810

Samsung WB2100
Nikon L810
  • $214
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $280
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • HDMI out
Nikon L820
Nikon L810
  • $240
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Longer battery life
  • $280
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • HDMI out

Compared to Nikon L830

Samsung WB2100
Nikon L830
  • $214
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • Manual focus
  • $194
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoots 60p video
  • Shoots 1080p video
Nikon L820
Nikon L830
  • $240
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Faster shutter
  • $194
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Longer battery life

Compared to Fujifilm S8600

Samsung WB2100
Fujifilm S8600
  • $214
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Wi-Fi
  • $186
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Newer
Nikon L820
Fujifilm S8600
  • $240
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer battery life
  • Shoots 60p video
  • $186
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More lens zoom

Compared to Samsung WB1100F

Samsung WB2100
Samsung WB1100F
  • $214
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Thinner
  • $195
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • In-camera panoramas
Nikon L820
Samsung WB1100F
  • $240
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoots 60p video
  • More dots on screen
  • $195
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Eye-level viewfinder
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