• APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • 1 inch 116.2mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 70.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Samsung NX2000 advantages over Sony RX100 VA

  • Larger sensor
    APS-C vs 1 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 4.29 vs 2.41 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 340 vs 220 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Lighter weight
    228g vs 299g
    Lighter weight
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities

Sony RX100 VA advantages over Samsung NX2000

  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • 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
  • Integrated ND filter
    Yes vs No
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • Higher max flash sync
    1/2000 vs 1/180 sec
    Reduce the effect of ambient light in flash shots
  • Newer
    7 months vs 6 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    23.9 fps vs 8.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/32000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Rear display
    Both provide
    Review photos on the back of the camera
  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • In-camera panoramas
    Both provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • RAW file ability
    Both provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • 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
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • 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

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The Competition

Compared to Samsung NX210

Samsung NX2000
Samsung NX210
  • $600
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $934
  • APS-C
  • External Mic Jack
  • Wider angle kit lens
Sony RX100 VA
Samsung NX210
  • $898
  • 1 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $934
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Fujifilm X-A1

Samsung NX2000
Fujifilm X-A1
  • $600
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $450
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Tiltable Screen
Sony RX100 VA
Fujifilm X-A1
  • $898
  • 1 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $450
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Samsung NX3300

Samsung NX2000
Samsung NX3300
  • $600
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Touchscreen
  • $483
  • APS-C
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Newer
Sony RX100 VA
Samsung NX3300
  • $898
  • 1 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Focus peaking
  • $483
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Sony RX100 IV

Samsung NX2000
Sony RX100 IV
  • $600
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $898
  • 1 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Sony RX100 VA
Sony RX100 IV
  • $898
  • 1 inch
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • Newer
  • $898
  • 1 inch
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Sony RX100 V

Samsung NX2000
Sony RX100 V
  • $600
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $824
  • 1 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Sony RX100 VA
Sony RX100 V
  • $898
  • 1 inch
  • Newer
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
  • $824
  • 1 inch
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