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Samsung HZ15W Alternatives

The HZ15W is scored #134 out of 261 in Small Sensor Compact cameras. Here is a quick guide of the HZ15W.

12MP 1/2.3" 249 grams 24-240mm (f3.3-5.8)
Samsung HZ15W front thumbnailportrait32street53sports27travel54landscape41vlogging29
Portability
90
Imaging
35
Features
31
Overall
33
built-in flash
features face detection focusing
focusing manually
good zoom range (24-240mm 10.0 x zoom)
cannot switch lenses (fixed lens mount)
doesn't offer selfie friendly screen
external flash not possible
lack of aperture priority mode

Here are some of the alternatives to the Samsung HZ15W ordered by their total rank. You are able to see a full review of every camera or a comparison to the Samsung HZ15W by clicking the urls under every camera card. You can press on the icon to take a look at a visual comparison or click here to view them all side by side.

#1 Nikon P7800
12MP 1/1.7" 399 grams 28-200mm (f2.0-4.0)
Nikon Coolpix P7800 front thumbnailportrait46street65sports44travel68landscape58vlogging75
Portability
82
Imaging
38
Features
73
Overall
52
built-in flash
exports RAW files
fast aperture at full zoom (f4.0)
features face detection focusing
cannot switch lenses (fixed lens mount)
low resolution sensor (12MP)
missing headphone support
more heavy than average (399g)
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#2 Fujifilm X30
12MP 2/3" 423 grams 28-112mm (f2.0-2.8)
Fujifilm X30 front thumbnailportrait47street64sports52travel62landscape58vlogging34
Portability
80
Imaging
39
Features
73
Overall
52
built-in flash
exports RAW files
fast aperture at full zoom (f2.8)
features face detection focusing
cannot switch lenses (fixed lens mount)
doesn't offer selfie friendly screen
low resolution sensor (12MP)
missing headphone support
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#3 Nikon P7700
12MP 1/1.7" 392 grams 28-200mm (f2.0-4.0)
Nikon Coolpix P7700 front thumbnailportrait46street64sports43travel65landscape54vlogging75
Portability
82
Imaging
37
Features
70
Overall
50
built-in flash
exports RAW files
fast aperture at full zoom (f4.0)
features face detection focusing
cannot switch lenses (fixed lens mount)
low resolution sensor (12MP)
missing headphone support
missing Timelapse mode
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#4 Olympus XZ-2 iHS
12MP 1/1.7" 346 grams 28-112mm (f1.8-2.5)
Olympus XZ-2 iHS front thumbnailportrait46street66sports43travel61landscape55vlogging36
Portability
85
Imaging
37
Features
67
Overall
49
built-in flash
exports RAW files
fast aperture at full zoom (f2.5)
features face detection focusing
cannot switch lenses (fixed lens mount)
doesn't offer selfie friendly screen
low resolution sensor (12MP)
missing headphone support
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#5 Casio EX-10
12MP 1/1.7" 384 grams 28-112mm (f1.8-2.5)
Casio Exilim EX-10 front thumbnailportrait42street67sports44travel65landscape58vlogging33
Portability
83
Imaging
38
Features
65
Overall
48
built-in flash
exports RAW files
fast aperture at full zoom (f2.5)
features face detection focusing
cannot switch lenses (fixed lens mount)
doesn't offer selfie friendly screen
external flash not possible
low resolution sensor (12MP)
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#6 Fujifilm X20
12MP 2/3" 353 grams 28-112mm (f2.0-2.8)
Fujifilm X20 front thumbnailportrait47street58sports52travel61landscape55vlogging31
Portability
83
Imaging
39
Features
59
Overall
47
built-in flash
exports RAW files
fast aperture at full zoom (f2.8)
features tracking autofocus
cannot switch lenses (fixed lens mount)
doesn't offer selfie friendly screen
low resolution sensor (12MP)
missing external microphone support
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#7 Samsung EX2F
12MP 1/1.7" 294 grams 24-80mm (f1.4-2.7)
Samsung EX2F front thumbnailportrait42street68sports31travel66landscape53vlogging71
Portability
90
Imaging
37
Features
62
Overall
47
built-in flash
exports RAW files
fast aperture at full zoom (f2.7)
focusing manually
cannot switch lenses (fixed lens mount)
low resolution sensor (12MP)
missing external microphone support
missing headphone support
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#8 Canon G16
12MP 1/1.7" 356 grams 28-140mm (f1.8-2.8)
Canon PowerShot G16 front thumbnailportrait49street58sports44travel64landscape58vlogging33
Portability
85
Imaging
38
Features
62
Overall
47
built-in flash
exports RAW files
fast aperture at full zoom (f2.8)
features face detection focusing
cannot switch lenses (fixed lens mount)
doesn't offer selfie friendly screen
low resolution sensor (12MP)
missing external microphone support
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#9 Pentax MX-1
12MP 1/1.7" 391 grams 28-112mm (f1.8-2.5)
Pentax MX-1 front thumbnailportrait42street65sports43travel61landscape55vlogging33
Portability
84
Imaging
37
Features
60
Overall
46
built-in flash
exports RAW files
fast aperture at full zoom (f2.5)
features face detection focusing
cannot switch lenses (fixed lens mount)
continuous shooting slow (1.0 frames/s)
doesn't offer selfie friendly screen
external flash not possible
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