• 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 120.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 14.5 megapixels
  • 7.30mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Canon N100 advantages over Ricoh Theta V

  • Rear display
    Yes vs No
    Review photos on the back of the camera
  • Larger sensor
    1/1.7 inch vs 1/2.3 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • More telephoto lens reach
    120 mm vs 7 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video

Ricoh Theta V advantages over Canon N100

  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Thinner
    22 mm vs 35 mm
    Thinner
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Newer
    13 months vs 4 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Lighter weight
    121g vs 289g
    Lighter weight
  • More pixels
    14.5 vs 12.1 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Wider angle lens
    7 mm vs 24 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Longer exposure
    60 vs 15 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster shutter
    1/25000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly

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
  • RAW file ability
    Neither provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • 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
  • 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

User reviews

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The Competition

Compared to Olympus XZ-1

Canon N100
Olympus XZ-1
  • $349
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
  • $500
  • 1/1.63 inch
  • RAW file ability
  • Manual focus
Ricoh Theta V
Olympus XZ-1
  • $396
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $500
  • 1/1.63 inch
  • Rear display
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Canon G15

Canon N100
Canon G15
  • $349
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $649
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • RAW file ability
Ricoh Theta V
Canon G15
  • $396
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $649
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Rear display
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Nikon P330

Canon N100
Nikon P330
  • $349
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $380
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • RAW file ability
  • Built-in GPS
Ricoh Theta V
Nikon P330
  • $396
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $380
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Rear display
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Canon G16

Canon N100
Canon G16
  • $349
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $649
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Ricoh Theta V
Canon G16
  • $396
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $649
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Rear display
  • Focus peaking

Compared to Nikon P340

Canon N100
Nikon P340
  • $349
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $347
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • RAW file ability
Ricoh Theta V
Nikon P340
  • $396
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $347
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Rear display
  • Larger sensor
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