• APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800
  • APS-C 357.3mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 16,000

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Advantages

Samsung NX1100 over Sony A3000

  • Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Higher-res screen
    307k vs 77k pixels
    More detail on the screen lets you judge focus and composition
  • Thinner
    37 mm vs 84 mm
    Thinner
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Lighter weight
    400g vs 616g
    Lighter weight
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    8.0 fps vs 3.5 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)

Sony A3000 over Samsung NX1100

  • 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
  • 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
  • Longer battery life
    470 vs 320 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Wider angle kit lens
    27 mm vs 30 mm
    Capture more of the scene with the included lens
  • More kit lens zoom
    3.1x vs 2.5x
    Zooming is easier than walking

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Absolutely incredible value; Includes a stabilized kit lens; More versatile than a fixed-lens bridge camera; Comfortable body with good ergonomics; Great image quality; Good autofocus performance; Decent battery life.

  • Feels a bit plasticky; Slow burst shooting with limited buffer; Sluggish to power on or switch modes; Low-res EVF and LCD monitor; Can't review images using EVF; No video output; Weak flash; Battery charges in-camera.

The Competition

Compared to Sony NEX-7

Samsung NX1100
Sony NEX-7
  • $497
  • APS-C
  • Wi-Fi
  • Newer
  • $522
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection
Sony A3000
Sony NEX-7
  • $333
  • APS-C
  • Newer
  • $522
  • APS-C
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Fast startup

Compared to Panasonic GX7

Samsung NX1100
Panasonic GX7
  • $497
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Thinner
  • $506
  • 4/3
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection
Sony A3000
Panasonic GX7
  • $333
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Longer battery life
  • $506
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Sony A5000

Samsung NX1100
Sony A5000
  • $497
  • APS-C
  • Higher-res screen
  • Hot shoe
  • $444
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection
Sony A3000
Sony A5000
  • $333
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Hot shoe
  • $444
  • APS-C
  • Tiltable Screen
  • NFC

Compared to Olympus E-M10

Samsung NX1100
Olympus E-M10
  • $497
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • More pixels
  • $594
  • 4/3
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection
Sony A3000
Olympus E-M10
  • $333
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $594
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Sony A6000

Samsung NX1100
Sony A6000
  • $497
  • APS-C
  • $543
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection
Sony A3000
Sony A6000
  • $333
  • APS-C
  • Longer battery life
  • $543
  • APS-C
  • Tiltable Screen
  • NFC
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