• APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 24.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600

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Differences

Samsung Galaxy NX advantages over Sony A6000

  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 440 vs 360 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Higher-res screen
    922k vs 307k pixels
    More detail on the screen lets you judge focus and composition
  • Thinner
    25 mm vs 45 mm
    Thinner
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/6000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Sony A6000 advantages over Samsung Galaxy NX

  • Less expensive
    $598 vs $1199
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Lens selection
    Good vs Limited
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Higher effective ISO
    1,347 vs 910 iso
    Take photos in low light with less noise
  • Less shutter lag
    0.15 vs 0.33 sec
    Focus and take a photo quickly (wide angle)
  • More pixels
    24.3 vs 20.3 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Lighter weight
    468g vs 718g
    Lighter weight
  • Wider angle kit lens
    24 mm vs 27 mm
    Capture more of the scene with the included lens
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    11.1 fps vs 8.2 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    47 vs 15 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Higher extended ISO
    51200 vs 25600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

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
  • In-camera panoramas
    Both provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Both provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • 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

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • 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
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • 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

  • Amazing image quality for the price; Blazing-fast hybrid autofocus; Swift burst shooting with generous buffer depths; Good battery life with LCD monitor; More compact than a DSLR; In-camera Wi-Fi wireless networking

  • Continuous autofocus can't match its burst rate; High-ISO JPEGs can look overprocessed; Sluggish startup; No touch-screen display; Wi-Fi can be a bit frustrating to use

The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm X-E2

Samsung Galaxy NX
Fujifilm X-E2
  • $1199
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Lens selection
Sony A6000
Fujifilm X-E2
  • $498
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • External Mic Jack

Compared to Samsung NX30

Samsung Galaxy NX
Samsung NX30
  • $1199
  • APS-C
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Less expensive
Sony A6000
Samsung NX30
  • $498
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Lens selection
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Fast startup

Compared to Fujifilm X-T1

Samsung Galaxy NX
Fujifilm X-T1
  • $1199
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $799
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Tiltable Screen
Sony A6000
Fujifilm X-T1
  • $498
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • NFC
  • $799
  • APS-C
  • Fast startup
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Samsung NX3000

Samsung Galaxy NX
Samsung NX3000
  • $1199
  • APS-C
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Focus peaking
  • $634
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
Sony A6000
Samsung NX3000
  • $498
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection
  • $634
  • APS-C
  • Slow-motion videos

Compared to Samsung NX500

Samsung Galaxy NX
Samsung NX500
  • $1199
  • APS-C
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Bigger pixels
  • $639
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
Sony A6000
Samsung NX500
  • $498
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $639
  • APS-C
  • Fast startup
  • Touchscreen
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