• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 875.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 840.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Samsung WB2100 advantages over Nikon A900

  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Higher extended ISO
    12800 vs 3200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Nikon A900 advantages over Samsung WB2100

  • 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
    39 mm vs 56 mm
    Thinner
  • Newer
    4 years vs 7 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Lighter weight
    289g vs 503g
    Lighter weight
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • More pixels
    20.2 vs 16.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • 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

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
  • 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
  • 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 Nikon L820

Samsung WB2100
Nikon L820
  • $390
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Shoots 1080p video
Nikon A900
Nikon L820
  • $397
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Slower slow-motion

Compared to Nikon L830

Samsung WB2100
Nikon L830
  • $390
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Manual focus
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • HDMI out
Nikon A900
Nikon L830
  • $397
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Slower slow-motion

Compared to Fujifilm S8600

Samsung WB2100
Fujifilm S8600
  • $390
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $295
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Integrated ND filter
Nikon A900
Fujifilm S8600
  • $397
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $295
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Panasonic ZS60

Samsung WB2100
Panasonic ZS60
  • $390
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $348
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
Nikon A900
Panasonic ZS60
  • $397
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • NFC
  • $348
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Slower slow-motion

Compared to Canon SX730 HS

Samsung WB2100
Canon SX730 HS
  • $390
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Higher extended ISO
  • $329
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Built-in Bluetooth
Nikon A900
Canon SX730 HS
  • $397
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $329
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Manual focus
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