• APS-C 357.3mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 16000
  • APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12800

Advantages

Sony A5000 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
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Newer
    7 months vs 18 months old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Wider angle kit lens
    24 mm vs 30 mm
    Capture more of the scene with the included lens
  • Kit lens zoom ratio
    3.1x vs 2.5x
    Zooming is easier than walking

Samsung NX1100 over Sony A5000

  • High-res screen
    922k vs 461k dots
    Better screen fidelity makes you a better photographer
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities

Review Excerpt

The Competition

Compared to Canon EOS M

Sony A5000
Canon EOS M
  • $433
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection
  • $330
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • On-sensor phase detect
Samsung NX1100
Canon EOS M
  • $432
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Wi-Fi
  • $330
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • On-sensor phase detect

Compared to Sony NEX-5R

Sony A5000
Sony NEX-5R
  • $433
  • APS-C
  • More pixels
  • Newer
  • $588
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • On-sensor phase detect
Samsung NX1100
Sony NEX-5R
  • $432
  • APS-C
  • More pixels
  • $588
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection

Compared to Sony NEX-3N

Sony A5000
Sony NEX-3N
  • $433
  • APS-C
  • Wi-Fi
  • More pixels
  • $375
  • APS-C
Samsung NX1100
Sony NEX-3N
  • $432
  • APS-C
  • Wi-Fi
  • More pixels
  • $375
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection

Compared to Sony NEX-5T

Sony A5000
Sony NEX-5T
  • $433
  • APS-C
  • More pixels
  • $483
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • On-sensor phase detect
Samsung NX1100
Sony NEX-5T
  • $432
  • APS-C
  • More pixels
  • $483
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection

Compared to Sony A5100

Sony A5000
Sony A5100
  • $433
  • APS-C
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • On-sensor phase detect
Samsung NX1100
Sony A5100
  • $432
  • APS-C
  • Hot shoe
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection
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