• APS-C 369.7mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800
  • APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 12,800

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Differences

Samsung NX200 advantages over Fujifilm X-A7

  • More telephoto lens reach
    84 mm vs 68 mm
    Capture objects farther away with the kit lens

Fujifilm X-A7 advantages over Samsung NX200

  • 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
  • Less expensive
    $700 vs $900 (MSRP)
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs none
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs 1080p
    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
  • 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
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Newer
    2 years vs 10 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Higher-res screen
    920k vs 154k pixels
    More detail on the screen lets you judge focus and composition
  • More pixels
    24.2 vs 20.3 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Wider angle kit lens
    23 mm vs 27 mm
    Capture more of the scene with the included lens
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/32000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    51200 vs 12800 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

  • 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
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • 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

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-C3

Samsung NX200
Sony NEX-C3
  • $450
  • APS-C
  • Shoots 1080p video
  • More pixels
  • $559
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive
Fujifilm X-A7
Sony NEX-C3
  • $700
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $559
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Sony NEX-5N

Samsung NX200
Sony NEX-5N
  • $450
  • APS-C
  • More pixels
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
  • $700
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive
Fujifilm X-A7
Sony NEX-5N
  • $700
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $700
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Canon EOS M

Samsung NX200
Canon EOS M
  • $450
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • More dynamic range
  • $600
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
Fujifilm X-A7
Canon EOS M
  • $700
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Focus peaking
  • $600
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Fujifilm X-A5

Samsung NX200
Fujifilm X-A5
  • $450
  • APS-C
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Faster JPEG shooting
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Focus peaking
Fujifilm X-A7
Fujifilm X-A5
  • $700
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Newer
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Longer video battery life
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Canon EOS M200

Samsung NX200
Canon EOS M200
  • $450
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $549
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Shoot 4K video
Fujifilm X-A7
Canon EOS M200
  • $700
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
  • $549
  • APS-C
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Longer video battery life
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