• APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • APS-C 364.3mm2
  • 19.6 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 6400

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Differences

Samsung Galaxy NX advantages over Sigma sd Quattro

  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Thinner
    25 mm vs 90 mm
    Thinner
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • More dots on screen
    2765k vs 1620k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/6000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    25600 vs 6400 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Sigma sd Quattro advantages over Samsung Galaxy NX

  • Newer
    2 years vs 5 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
    Yes vs No
    A unique sensor design provides sharp photos without moiré

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Both provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output 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
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Neither provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • 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
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video

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The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm X-E1

Samsung Galaxy NX
Fujifilm X-E1
  • $1199
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $849
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • External Mic Jack
Sigma sd Quattro
Fujifilm X-E1
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • Newer
  • $849
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Samsung NX300

Samsung Galaxy NX
Samsung NX300
  • $1199
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $999
  • APS-C
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Fast startup
Sigma sd Quattro
Samsung NX300
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Newer
  • $999
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Sony A3000

Samsung Galaxy NX
Sony A3000
  • $1199
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $449
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Higher effective ISO
Sigma sd Quattro
Sony A3000
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • Newer
  • $449
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Lens selection

Compared to Samsung NX30

Samsung Galaxy NX
Samsung NX30
  • $1199
  • APS-C
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $825
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Fast startup
Sigma sd Quattro
Samsung NX30
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Newer
  • More dots on screen
  • $825
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Touchscreen

Compared to Sigma sd Quattro H

Samsung Galaxy NX
Sigma sd Quattro H
  • $1199
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $1099
  • APS-H
  • Larger sensor
  • Newer
Sigma sd Quattro
Sigma sd Quattro H
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger RAW buffer
  • $1099
  • APS-H
  • Larger sensor
  • More viewfinder magnification
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