• APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25600
  • $548 Average Retail $700 MSRP
  • APS-C 369.7mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12800
  • $700 MSRP

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Advantages

Sony NEX-5T 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
  • Lens zoom ratio
    3.1x vs 2.5x
    Zooming is easier than walking
  • Wider angle lens
    24 mm vs 30 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Love or hate them, they can be useful
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Might improve live view and video AF performance
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Higher boost ISO
    25600 vs 12800 ISO
    Higher boost ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Samsung NX1000 over Sony NEX-5T

  • More pixels
    20.3 vs 16.1 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos

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The Competition

Compared to Sony A5000

Sony NEX-5T
Sony A5000
  • $548
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $498
  • APS-C
  • More pixels
Samsung NX1000
Sony A5000
  • $700
  • APS-C
  • High-res screen
  • Hot shoe
  • $498
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection

Compared to Sony NEX-3N

Sony NEX-5T
Sony NEX-3N
  • $548
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Wi-Fi
  • $390
  • APS-C
Samsung NX1000
Sony NEX-3N
  • $700
  • APS-C
  • Wi-Fi
  • More pixels
  • $390
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection

Compared to Samsung NX1100

Sony NEX-5T
Samsung NX1100
  • $548
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection
  • $432
  • APS-C
  • More pixels
Samsung NX1000
Samsung NX1100
  • $700
  • APS-C
  • $432
  • APS-C

Compared to Panasonic GM1

Sony NEX-5T
Panasonic GM1
  • $548
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
  • $748
  • 4/3
  • Lighter weight
  • Longer shutter
Samsung NX1000
Panasonic GM1
  • $700
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
  • $748
  • 4/3
  • Focus peaking
  • Fast startup

Compared to Sony A6000

Sony NEX-5T
Sony A6000
  • $548
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • $781
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • More pixels
Samsung NX1000
Sony A6000
  • $700
  • APS-C
  • $781
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection
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