• 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 120.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1 inch 116.2mm2
  • 20.5 megapixels
  • ISO 160 - 12,800

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Differences

Canon N100 advantages over Samsung NX Mini

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • More dots on screen
    922k vs 461k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen

Samsung NX Mini advantages over Canon N100

  • Larger sensor
    1 inch vs 1/1.7 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 2.41 vs 1.90 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • RAW file ability
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 530 vs 330 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Thinner
    22 mm vs 35 mm
    Thinner
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • More pixels
    20.5 vs 12.1 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Longer exposure
    30 vs 15 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Faster shutter
    1/16000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    25600 vs 6400 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Rear display
    Both provide
    Review photos on the back of the camera
  • Touchscreen
    Both provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Tiltable Screen
    Both provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video

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
  • 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
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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The Competition

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
Samsung NX Mini
Nikon P330
  • $529
  • 1 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $380
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Canon G16

Canon N100
Canon G16
  • $349
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $699
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Samsung NX Mini
Canon G16
  • $529
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Larger sensor
  • $699
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder

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
Samsung NX Mini
Nikon P340
  • $529
  • 1 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $347
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Nikon J4

Canon N100
Nikon J4
  • $349
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $405
  • 1 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
Samsung NX Mini
Nikon J4
  • $529
  • 1 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • NFC
  • $405
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • On-sensor phase detect

Compared to Nikon J5

Canon N100
Nikon J5
  • $349
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $497
  • 1 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
Samsung NX Mini
Nikon J5
  • $529
  • 1 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Thinner
  • $497
  • 1 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • On-sensor phase detect
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