• APS-C 368.2mm2
  • 16.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 6400
  • APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600

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Differences

Fujifilm X-E1 advantages over Samsung Galaxy NX

  • Less expensive
    $699 vs $1050
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Lens selection
    Good vs Limited
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
    Yes vs No
    A unique sensor design provides sharp photos without moiré

Samsung Galaxy NX advantages over Fujifilm X-E1

  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Select your focus point more intuitively.
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • Longer battery life
    440 vs 350 shots
    Capture more photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • More dots on screen
    2765k vs 460k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Thinner
    25 mm vs 38 mm
    Thinner
  • More pixels
    20.3 vs 16.3 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Newer
    19 months vs 3 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    8.2 fps vs 5.5 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Faster shutter
    1/6000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

Common Weaknesses

  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Neither provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Top deck display
    Neither provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Produces superior image quality that's better than many DSLRs; Handsome and functional camera design recalls classic rangefinder models; Surprisingly good kit lens.

  • Mixed-bag operational performance, with sluggish startup and mediocre autofocus speed and shot-to-shot times; Video quality is only so-so.

The Competition

Compared to Sony NEX-7

Fujifilm X-E1
Sony NEX-7
  • $481
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • Newer
  • $518
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
Samsung Galaxy NX
Sony NEX-7
  • $1021
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Wi-Fi
  • $518
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Lens selection

Compared to Pentax K-01

Fujifilm X-E1
Pentax K-01
  • $481
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Less shutter lag
  • $520
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Samsung Galaxy NX
Pentax K-01
  • $1021
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $520
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Fujifilm X-E2

Fujifilm X-E1
Fujifilm X-E2
  • $481
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Shoots 24p video
  • $734
  • APS-C
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Wi-Fi
Samsung Galaxy NX
Fujifilm X-E2
  • $1021
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • GPS
  • $734
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • External Mic Jack

Compared to Samsung NX30

Fujifilm X-E1
Samsung NX30
  • $481
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
  • $829
  • APS-C
  • Tiltable Screen
  • NFC
Samsung Galaxy NX
Samsung NX30
  • $1021
  • APS-C
  • Slower slow-motion
  • GPS
  • $829
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Fujifilm X-T1

Fujifilm X-E1
Fujifilm X-T1
  • $481
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Internal flash
  • $1136
  • APS-C
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Fast startup
Samsung Galaxy NX
Fujifilm X-T1
  • $1021
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
  • $1136
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Tiltable Screen
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