• APS-C 369.7mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800
  • APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 24.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600

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Advantages

Samsung NX1000 over Sony A6000

Sony A6000 over Samsung NX1000

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Lens selection
    Good vs Limited
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • 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
  • Less shutter lag
    0.15 vs 0.60 sec
    Focus and take a photo quickly (wide angle)
  • More pixels
    24.3 vs 20.3 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Newer
    12 months vs 3 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    47 vs 10 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Wider angle kit lens
    24 mm vs 30 mm
    Capture more of the scene with the included lens
  • Faster RAW shooting
    2.1 fps vs 0.8 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in single-shot mode
  • Bigger RAW buffer
    Unlimited vs 4 shots
    Larger buffer for RAW shots (single-shot mode)
  • Higher extended ISO
    51200 vs 12800 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility
  • More kit lens zoom
    3.1x vs 2.5x
    Zooming is easier than walking

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 Samsung NX300

Samsung NX1000
Samsung NX300
  • $391
  • APS-C
  • Lighter weight
  • Bigger RAW buffer
  • $506
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Tiltable Screen
Sony A6000
Samsung NX300
  • $444
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $506
  • APS-C
  • Fast startup
  • Touchscreen

Compared to Sony NEX-3N

Samsung NX1000
Sony NEX-3N
  • $391
  • APS-C
  • Wi-Fi
  • Higher-res screen
  • $341
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection
Sony A6000
Sony NEX-3N
  • $444
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Wi-Fi
  • $341
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • Longer battery life

Compared to Samsung NX1100

Samsung NX1000
Samsung NX1100
  • $391
  • APS-C
  • $497
  • APS-C
  • Newer
Sony A6000
Samsung NX1100
  • $444
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection
  • $497
  • APS-C

Compared to Sony A5000

Samsung NX1000
Sony A5000
  • $391
  • APS-C
  • Higher-res screen
  • Hot shoe
  • $394
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection
Sony A6000
Sony A5000
  • $444
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $394
  • APS-C

Compared to Sony A5100

Samsung NX1000
Sony A5100
  • $391
  • APS-C
  • Higher-res screen
  • Hot shoe
  • $345
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection
Sony A6000
Sony A5100
  • $444
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Less shutter lag
  • $345
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
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