• APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 25,600

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Advantages

Samsung Galaxy NX over Panasonic GX7

  • Larger sensor
    APS-C vs 4/3
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • 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
  • Higher-res screen
    922k vs 346k pixels
    More detail on the screen lets you judge focus and composition
  • Thinner
    25 mm vs 54 mm
    Thinner
  • More pixels
    20.3 vs 16.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Bigger RAW buffer
    20 vs 13 shots
    Larger buffer for RAW shots (single-shot mode)

Panasonic GX7 over Samsung Galaxy NX

  • Lens selection
    Excellent vs Limited
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Fast startup
    ~0.90 vs 2.7 sec
    Faster startup lets you catch the moment
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Less shutter lag
    0.19 vs 0.33 sec
    Focus and take a photo quickly (wide angle)
  • Higher max flash sync
    1/320 vs 1/180 sec
    Reduce the effect of ambient light in flash shots
  • Lighter weight
    532g vs 718g
    Lighter weight
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    Unlimited vs 15 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Longer exposure
    60 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster RAW shooting
    2.1 fps vs 0.8 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in single-shot mode

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Sharp retro design and solid build; High resolution, tiltable electronic viewfinder and LCD touchscreen monitor; Competitive still image quality; Very good video quality, recording Full HD at frame rates up to 60p; Fast autofocusing and all-around performance; Robust Wi-Fi and NFC capabilities, including remote shooting when paired with a smart device

  • Weak built-in flash; No external mic or headphone jack for video recording; Some poor results when shooting in Creative Panorama mode

The Competition

Compared to Sony NEX-7

Samsung Galaxy NX
Sony NEX-7
  • $1015
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Wi-Fi
  • $522
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Tiltable Screen
Panasonic GX7
Sony NEX-7
  • $506
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Fast startup
  • $522
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Longer battery life

Compared to Olympus E-M5

Samsung Galaxy NX
Olympus E-M5
  • $1015
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $543
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Tiltable Screen
Panasonic GX7
Olympus E-M5
  • $506
  • 4/3
  • Focus peaking
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $543
  • 4/3
  • Wider angle kit lens
  • Faster JPEG shooting

Compared to Samsung NX20

Samsung Galaxy NX
Samsung NX20
  • $1015
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Touchscreen
  • $1100
  • APS-C
  • Tiltable Screen
Panasonic GX7
Samsung NX20
  • $506
  • 4/3
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection
  • $1100
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Thinner

Compared to Samsung NX30

Samsung Galaxy NX
Samsung NX30
  • $1015
  • APS-C
  • GPS
  • Longer battery life
  • $829
  • APS-C
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Fast startup
Panasonic GX7
Samsung NX30
  • $506
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $829
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • On-sensor phase detect

Compared to Olympus E-M10

Samsung Galaxy NX
Olympus E-M10
  • $1015
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $594
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Tiltable Screen
Panasonic GX7
Olympus E-M10
  • $506
  • 4/3
  • Fast startup
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $594
  • 4/3
  • Newer
  • Bigger RAW buffer
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