• APS-C 369.7mm2
  • 14.6 megapixels
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  • APS-C 369.7mm2
  • 14.2 megapixels
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Differences

Samsung NX10 advantages over Sony NEX-5

  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 400 vs 330 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    3.0 fps vs 2.7 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)

Sony NEX-5 advantages over Samsung NX10

  • Lens selection
    Good vs Limited
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Higher effective ISO
    796 vs 572 iso
    Take photos in low light with less noise
  • More dynamic range
    12.2 vs 10.8 evs
    Retain detail in highlight and shadows
  • More dots on screen
    922k vs 614k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    38 vs 13 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Higher extended ISO
    12800 vs 3200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • 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

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Neither provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Neither provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • 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
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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The Competition

Compared to Sony NEX-3

Samsung NX10
Sony NEX-3
  • $700
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $600
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive
Sony NEX-5
Sony NEX-3
  • $700
  • APS-C
  • $600
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive

Compared to Samsung NX100

Samsung NX10
Samsung NX100
  • $700
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Internal flash
  • $799
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Lighter weight
Sony NEX-5
Samsung NX100
  • $700
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $799
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Sony NEX-C3

Samsung NX10
Sony NEX-C3
  • $700
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Internal flash
  • $559
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive
Sony NEX-5
Sony NEX-C3
  • $700
  • APS-C
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
  • $559
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Higher effective ISO

Compared to Fujifilm X-Pro1

Samsung NX10
Fujifilm X-Pro1
  • $700
  • APS-C
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Internal flash
  • $834
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Focus peaking
Sony NEX-5
Fujifilm X-Pro1
  • $700
  • APS-C
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Fast startup
  • $834
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Fujifilm X-E1

Samsung NX10
Fujifilm X-E1
  • $700
  • APS-C
  • Fast startup
  • More dots on screen
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Focus peaking
Sony NEX-5
Fujifilm X-E1
  • $700
  • APS-C
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Fast startup
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
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