• APS-C 369.7mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25600
  • $1249 Average Retail $1400 MSRP
  • 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 25600
  • $948 Average Retail $1100 MSRP

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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.
  • More pixels
    20.3 vs 16.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Might improve live view and video AF performance
  • GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • Thinner
    25 mm vs 54 mm
    Thinner
  • High-res screen
    2765k vs 1037k dots
    Better screen fidelity makes you a better photographer
  • 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
  • Faster RAW shooting
    2.1 fps vs 0.8 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in single-shot mode
  • Less shutter lag
    0.192 vs 0.334 sec
    Focus and take a photo quickly (wide angle)
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    2.1 fps vs 0.9 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (single-shot mode)
  • Longer shutter
    60 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

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
  • $1249
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Wi-Fi
  • $818
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • External Mic
Panasonic GX7
Fujifilm X-E1
  • $948
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $818
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • External Mic

Compared to Nikon V2

Samsung Galaxy NX
Nikon V2
  • $1249
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $847
  • 1 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Faster RAW shooting
Panasonic GX7
Nikon V2
  • $948
  • 4/3
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection
  • $847
  • 1 inch
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • Slow-motion videos

Compared to Panasonic G6

Samsung Galaxy NX
Panasonic G6
  • $1249
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • More pixels
  • $699
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Tiltable Screen
Panasonic GX7
Panasonic G6
  • $948
  • 4/3
  • Faster shutter
  • $699
  • 4/3
  • External Mic

Compared to Olympus E-M10

Samsung Galaxy NX
Olympus E-M10
  • $1249
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • More pixels
  • $798
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Tiltable Screen
Panasonic GX7
Olympus E-M10
  • $948
  • 4/3
  • Fast startup
  • 24p
  • $798
  • 4/3
  • Bigger RAW buffer

Compared to Sony A6000

Samsung Galaxy NX
Sony A6000
  • $1249
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • GPS
  • $781
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Tiltable Screen
Panasonic GX7
Sony A6000
  • $948
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Fast startup
  • $781
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Wider angle lens
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