• APS-C 369.7mm2
  • 14.6 megapixels
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  • APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 32,000

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Differences

Samsung NX11 advantages over Sony A6100

  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 5.16 vs 3.92 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Thinner
    39 mm vs 59 mm
    Thinner

Sony A6100 advantages over Samsung NX11

  • Lens selection
    Good vs Limited
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs 720p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • 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
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Newer
    5 years vs 13 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • More dots on screen
    922k vs 614k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • More viewfinder magnification
    0.70x vs 0.57x
    Get a bigger view of the scene through the eye-level viewfinder
  • More pixels
    24.2 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
    24 mm vs 27 mm
    Capture more of the scene with the included lens
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Higher extended ISO
    51200 vs 3200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • 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
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Top deck display
    Neither provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • 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-Pro1

Samsung NX11
Fujifilm X-Pro1
  • $649
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Focus peaking
Sony A6100
Fujifilm X-Pro1
  • $748
  • APS-C
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Touchscreen
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • Thinner

Compared to Sony NEX-6

Samsung NX11
Sony NEX-6
  • $649
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • $549
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Focus peaking
Sony A6100
Sony NEX-6
  • $748
  • APS-C
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Touchscreen
  • $549
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • Thinner

Compared to Fujifilm X-A1

Samsung NX11
Fujifilm X-A1
  • $649
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $450
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Focus peaking
Sony A6100
Fujifilm X-A1
  • $748
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $450
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • Thinner

Compared to Fujifilm X-T100

Samsung NX11
Fujifilm X-T100
  • $649
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Focus peaking
Sony A6100
Fujifilm X-T100
  • $748
  • APS-C
  • Slower slow-motion
  • NFC
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen

Compared to Sony A6400

Samsung NX11
Sony A6400
  • $649
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • Thinner
  • $798
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Focus peaking
Sony A6100
Sony A6400
  • $748
  • APS-C
  • $798
  • APS-C
  • Higher extended ISO
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