• APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25600
  • 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 25600

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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
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Might improve 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 2.70 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
  • Higher max flash sync
    1/320 vs 1/180 sec
    Reduce the effect of ambient light in flash shots
  • Less shutter lag
    0.192 vs 0.334 sec
    Focus and take a photo quickly (wide angle)
  • Longer shutter
    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
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    2.1 fps vs 0.9 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (single-shot mode)

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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 Fujifilm X-E1

Samsung Galaxy NX
Fujifilm X-E1
  • $1029
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Wi-Fi
  • $532
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • External Mic
Panasonic GX7
Fujifilm X-E1
  • $598
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $532
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Nikon V2

Samsung Galaxy NX
Nikon V2
  • $1029
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $772
  • 1 inch
  • Lighter weight
  • Less shutter lag
Panasonic GX7
Nikon V2
  • $598
  • 4/3
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection
  • $772
  • 1 inch
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • Less shutter lag

Compared to Panasonic G6

Samsung Galaxy NX
Panasonic G6
  • $1029
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • GPS
  • $648
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Tiltable Screen
Panasonic GX7
Panasonic G6
  • $598
  • 4/3
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Higher max flash sync
  • $648
  • 4/3
  • External Mic

Compared to Olympus E-M10

Samsung Galaxy NX
Olympus E-M10
  • $1029
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • GPS
  • $699
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Tiltable Screen
Panasonic GX7
Olympus E-M10
  • $598
  • 4/3
  • Fast startup
  • 60p
  • $699
  • 4/3
  • Bigger RAW buffer

Compared to Sony A6000

Samsung Galaxy NX
Sony A6000
  • $1029
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • GPS
  • $548
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Tiltable Screen
Panasonic GX7
Sony A6000
  • $598
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Fast startup
  • $548
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • On-sensor phase detect
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