• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 14.1 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 112.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.2 megapixels
  • 26.00mm - 130.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Canon A2200 advantages over Samsung MV800

  • Larger lens aperture
    f/2.8 vs f/3.3
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • Higher extended ISO
    6400 vs 3200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Samsung MV800 advantages over Canon A2200

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • More telephoto lens reach
    130 mm vs 112 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • 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
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • RAW file ability
    Neither provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Neither provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • 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
  • Manual focus
    Neither provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • 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 Panasonic DMC-FH3

Canon A2200
Panasonic DMC-FH3
  • $129
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • $180
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • More telephoto lens reach
Samsung MV800
Panasonic DMC-FH3
  • $297
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Thinner
  • $180
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • Manual focus

Compared to Olympus VG-120

Canon A2200
Olympus VG-120
  • $129
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Longer exposure
  • $121
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
Samsung MV800
Olympus VG-120
  • $297
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $121
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture

Compared to Canon A3300 IS

Canon A2200
Canon A3300 IS
  • $129
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $180
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • More telephoto lens reach
Samsung MV800
Canon A3300 IS
  • $297
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Thinner
  • $180
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • Higher extended ISO

Compared to Sony TX200V

Canon A2200
Sony TX200V
  • $129
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Larger lens aperture
  • $363
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Samsung MV800
Sony TX200V
  • $297
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Longer exposure
  • $363
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Touchscreen

Compared to Sony TX20

Canon A2200
Sony TX20
  • $129
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Larger lens aperture
  • $370
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Samsung MV800
Sony TX20
  • $297
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $370
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Touchscreen
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