• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 10.3 megapixels
  • 26.00mm - 678.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.3 megapixels
  • 23.00mm - 483.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Nikon P100 advantages over Samsung Galaxy Camera

  • Slower slow-motion
    240 fps vs 120 fps
    Supports slower slow-mo
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 1.69 vs 1.34 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Fast startup
    ~2.30 vs 3.5 sec
    Faster startup lets you catch the moment
  • More telephoto lens reach
    678 mm vs 483 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Less shutter lag
    0.17 vs 0.72 sec
    Focus and take a photo quickly (wide angle)
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    10.0 fps vs 4.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Faster shutter
    1/8000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    6400 vs 3200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Samsung Galaxy Camera advantages over Nikon P100

  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Built-in GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 340 vs 250 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Thinner
    19 mm vs 98 mm
    Thinner
  • Newer
    6 years vs 8 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Lighter weight
    301g vs 486g
    Lighter weight
  • More dots on screen
    2765k vs 460k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • More pixels
    16.3 vs 10.3 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Wider angle lens
    23 mm vs 26 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Longer exposure
    16 vs 8 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    20 vs 6 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)

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
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Slow-motion videos
    Both provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • RAW file ability
    Neither provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • 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
  • 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

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Powerful zoom lens; Fast processor; Huge and bright display; Modern Android operating system; Vast selection of available apps.

  • Large, heavy body; Expensive pricetag; 3G/4G data plan adds to cost; Sedate performance; Image quality doesn't compare well to other similarly sized / priced cameras.

The Competition

Compared to Nikon P90

Nikon P100
Nikon P90
  • $400
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Manual focus
  • $400
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • More pixels
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
Samsung Galaxy Camera
Nikon P90
  • $359
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $400
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Pentax X90

Nikon P100
Pentax X90
  • $400
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Manual focus
  • $400
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • More pixels
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
Samsung Galaxy Camera
Pentax X90
  • $359
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $400
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Panasonic FZ47

Nikon P100
Panasonic FZ47
  • $400
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Less shutter lag
  • $400
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • More pixels
Samsung Galaxy Camera
Panasonic FZ47
  • $359
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $400
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Fast startup

Compared to Samsung WB850F

Nikon P100
Samsung WB850F
  • $400
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Bigger pixels
  • $486
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Touchscreen
Samsung Galaxy Camera
Samsung WB850F
  • $359
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $486
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Lighter weight

Compared to Samsung Galaxy Camera 2

Nikon P100
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
  • $400
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • In-camera panoramas
Samsung Galaxy Camera
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
  • $359
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • Headphone jack
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