• APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800
Samsung NX1100 Review
  • APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
Samsung Galaxy NX Review

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Differences

Samsung NX1100 advantages over Samsung Galaxy NX

  • Lighter weight
    400g vs 718g
    Lighter weight

Samsung Galaxy NX advantages over Samsung NX1100

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Select your focus point more intuitively.
  • 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
  • Built-in GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 440 vs 320 shots
    Capture more photos
  • 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
  • Higher-res screen
    922k vs 307k pixels
    More detail on the screen lets you judge focus and composition
  • Thinner
    25 mm vs 37 mm
    Thinner
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Wider angle kit lens
    27.0 mm vs 30.0 mm
    Capture more of the scene with the included lens
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Higher extended ISO
    25600 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
  • Faster shutter
    1/6000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • 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
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • 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

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The Competition

Compared to Samsung NX1000

Samsung NX1100
Samsung NX1000
  • $390
  • APS-C
  • $358
  • APS-C
Samsung Galaxy NX
Samsung NX1000
  • $1026
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Touchscreen
  • $358
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Fast startup

Compared to Sony NEX-3N

Samsung NX1100
Sony NEX-3N
  • $390
  • APS-C
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Higher-res screen
  • $341
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
Samsung Galaxy NX
Sony NEX-3N
  • $1026
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $341
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Samsung NX30

Samsung NX1100
Samsung NX30
  • $390
  • APS-C
  • Lighter weight
  • Has anti-aliasing filter
  • $760
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Focus peaking
Samsung Galaxy NX
Samsung NX30
  • $1026
  • APS-C
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Built-in GPS
  • $760
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Less expensive

Compared to Samsung NX3000

Samsung NX1100
Samsung NX3000
  • $390
  • APS-C
  • Higher-res screen
  • Shoots 24p video
  • $314
  • APS-C
  • Tiltable Screen
  • In-camera panoramas
Samsung Galaxy NX
Samsung NX3000
  • $1026
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Slower slow-motion
  • $314
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Fujifilm X-T10

Samsung NX1100
Fujifilm X-T10
  • $390
  • APS-C
  • More pixels
  • Lighter weight
  • $782
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection
Samsung Galaxy NX
Fujifilm X-T10
  • $1026
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Built-in GPS
  • $782
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Tiltable Screen
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