• APS-C 369.7mm2
  • 14.6 megapixels
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  • APS-C 369.7mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800

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Differences

Samsung NX100 advantages over Samsung NX200

  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 5.16 vs 4.33 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Fast startup
    ~1.10 vs 3.6 sec
    Faster startup lets you catch the moment
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 420 vs 320 shots
    Capture more photos

Samsung NX200 advantages over Samsung NX100

  • More dynamic range
    12.6 vs 10.7 evs
    Retain detail in highlight and shadows
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • More pixels
    20.3 vs 14.6 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Wider angle kit lens
    27 mm vs 31 mm
    Capture more of the scene with the included lens
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    6.6 fps vs 2.9 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Higher extended ISO
    12800 vs 6400 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
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • 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
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • 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
  • Internal flash
    Neither provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • 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

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Sleek, more professional camera design; faster autofocus system and burst modes; solid performance at high ISOs despite the bump up in megapixels.

  • Significantly more expensive than previous model; slow buffer clearing with RAW images; with kit lens attached, camera becomes less portable.

The Competition

Compared to Sony NEX-5

Samsung NX100
Sony NEX-5
  • $799
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $700
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • In-camera panoramas
Samsung NX200
Sony NEX-5
  • $934
  • APS-C
  • Shoots 1080p video
  • More pixels
  • $700
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Sony NEX-C3

Samsung NX100
Sony NEX-C3
  • $799
  • APS-C
  • $559
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • In-camera panoramas
Samsung NX200
Sony NEX-C3
  • $934
  • APS-C
  • Shoots 1080p video
  • More pixels
  • $559
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Sony NEX-5N

Samsung NX100
Sony NEX-5N
  • $799
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Fast startup
  • $700
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • In-camera panoramas
Samsung NX200
Sony NEX-5N
  • $934
  • APS-C
  • More pixels
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
  • $700
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Sony NEX-7

Samsung NX100
Sony NEX-7
  • $799
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • $548
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Focus peaking
Samsung NX200
Sony NEX-7
  • $934
  • APS-C
  • $548
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Focus peaking

Compared to Samsung NX300

Samsung NX100
Samsung NX300
  • $799
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $999
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Touchscreen
Samsung NX200
Samsung NX300
  • $934
  • APS-C
  • $999
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Touchscreen
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