• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 14.2 megapixels
  • 31.00mm - 217.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 120.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Samsung CL80 advantages over Nikon W300

  • Slower slow-motion
    1000 fps vs 120 fps
    Supports slower slow-mo
  • RAW file ability
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • More telephoto lens reach
    217 mm vs 120 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Thinner
    20 mm vs 29 mm
    Thinner
  • Lighter weight
    150g vs 231g
    Lighter weight

Nikon W300 advantages over Samsung CL80

  • Waterproof
    Yes vs No
    Take photos underwater without destroying your camera!
  • 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
  • Larger lens aperture
    f/2.8 vs f/3.3
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • Newer
    2 years vs 10 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Wider angle lens
    24 mm vs 31 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Longer exposure
    25 vs 16 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • 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
  • Slow-motion videos
    Both provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • 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
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • 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

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The Competition

Compared to Panasonic DMC-ZR1

Samsung CL80
Panasonic DMC-ZR1
  • $248
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • RAW file ability
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $280
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Wider angle lens
Nikon W300
Panasonic DMC-ZR1
  • $297
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $280
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Manual focus

Compared to Panasonic DMC-FH20

Samsung CL80
Panasonic DMC-FH20
  • $248
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • RAW file ability
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $180
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Wider angle lens
Nikon W300
Panasonic DMC-FH20
  • $297
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $180
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Manual focus

Compared to Panasonic DMC-ZR3

Samsung CL80
Panasonic DMC-ZR3
  • $248
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • RAW file ability
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $236
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Wider angle lens
Nikon W300
Panasonic DMC-ZR3
  • $297
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $236
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Manual focus

Compared to Nikon AW120

Samsung CL80
Nikon AW120
  • $248
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • RAW file ability
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $219
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Larger lens aperture
Nikon W300
Nikon AW120
  • $297
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $219
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Nikon AW130

Samsung CL80
Nikon AW130
  • $248
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • RAW file ability
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-camera panoramas
Nikon W300
Nikon AW130
  • $297
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • NFC
  • Longer stills battery life
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