• APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600

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Differences

Samsung NX2000 advantages over Canon SL3

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Larger sensor
    APS-C vs APS-C
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 4.29 vs 3.72 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Thinner
    35 mm vs 69 mm
    Thinner
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    8.0 fps vs 5.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)

Canon SL3 advantages over Samsung NX2000

  • Lens selection
    Excellent vs Limited
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs none
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • 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
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 1070 vs 340 shots
    Capture more photos
  • 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 8 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • More pixels
    24.2 vs 20.3 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Higher extended ISO
    51200 vs 25600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Touchscreen
    Both provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • 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

  • 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
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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The Competition

Compared to Samsung NX210

Samsung NX2000
Samsung NX210
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $450
  • APS-C
  • External Mic Jack
  • Wider angle kit lens
Canon SL3
Samsung NX210
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Lens selection
  • $450
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking

Compared to Samsung NX3300

Samsung NX2000
Samsung NX3300
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Touchscreen
  • $700
  • APS-C
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
Canon SL3
Samsung NX3300
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Lens selection
  • $700
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Canon EOS M10

Samsung NX2000
Canon EOS M10
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $658
  • APS-C
  • Tiltable Screen
  • On-sensor phase detect
Canon SL3
Canon EOS M10
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Lens selection
  • $658
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • NFC

Compared to Canon SL2

Samsung NX2000
Canon SL2
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $549
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Lens selection
Canon SL3
Canon SL2
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $549
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • NFC

Compared to Nikon D3500

Samsung NX2000
Nikon D3500
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Touchscreen
  • $597
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Canon SL3
Nikon D3500
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $597
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Larger sensor
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