• APS-C 369.7mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800
  • 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • ISO 160 - 12,800

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Differences

Samsung NX1000 advantages over Panasonic GF6

  • Larger sensor
    APS-C vs 4/3
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Higher effective ISO
    840 vs 622 iso
    Take photos in low light with less noise
  • More dynamic range
    12.4 vs 10.6 evs
    Retain detail in highlight and shadows
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • More pixels
    20.3 vs 16.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    8.2 fps vs 4.2 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)

Panasonic GF6 advantages over Samsung NX1000

  • Lens selection
    Excellent vs Limited
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • 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
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Fast startup
    ~0.80 vs 1.7 sec
    Faster startup lets you catch the moment
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Less shutter lag
    0.27 vs 0.60 sec
    Focus and take a photo quickly (wide angle)
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Longer exposure
    60 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    28 vs 10 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Higher extended ISO
    25600 vs 12800 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • 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
  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • 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
  • 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-5R

Samsung NX1000
Sony NEX-5R
  • $360
  • APS-C
  • More pixels
  • $348
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Focus peaking
Panasonic GF6
Sony NEX-5R
  • $400
  • 4/3
  • Less expensive
  • Lens selection
  • $348
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Olympus E-PL5

Samsung NX1000
Olympus E-PL5
  • $360
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $329
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Panasonic GF6
Olympus E-PL5
  • $400
  • 4/3
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $329
  • 4/3
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Better color depth

Compared to Samsung NX1100

Samsung NX1000
Samsung NX1100
  • $360
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • $450
  • APS-C
Panasonic GF6
Samsung NX1100
  • $400
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Touchscreen
  • $450
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Better color depth

Compared to Sony A5000

Samsung NX1000
Sony A5000
  • $360
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Higher-res screen
  • $479
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Focus peaking
Panasonic GF6
Sony A5000
  • $400
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Touchscreen
  • $479
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Olympus E-PL7

Samsung NX1000
Olympus E-PL7
  • $360
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $499
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Focus peaking
Panasonic GF6
Olympus E-PL7
  • $400
  • 4/3
  • In-camera panoramas
  • NFC
  • $499
  • 4/3
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
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