• APS-C 369.7mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800
  • APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600

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Differences

Samsung NX210 advantages over Canon SL3

  • Less expensive
    $450* vs $699
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • 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
    ~ 4.33 vs 3.72 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Thinner
    36 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 NX210

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs none
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Lens selection
    Excellent vs Limited
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • 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
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • 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 320 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Newer
    2 years vs 9 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • More dots on screen
    1040k vs 614k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • 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
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    Unlimited vs 11 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Higher extended ISO
    51200 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
  • External Mic Jack
    Both provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • 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
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • 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 NX2000

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

Compared to Fujifilm X-A1

Samsung NX210
Fujifilm X-A1
  • $450
  • APS-C
  • External Mic Jack
  • Shoots 24p video
  • $450
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Tiltable Screen
Canon SL3
Fujifilm X-A1
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $450
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking

Compared to Samsung NX3300

Samsung NX210
Samsung NX3300
  • $450
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
  • $700
  • APS-C
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Tiltable Screen
Canon SL3
Samsung NX3300
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Lens selection
  • $700
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Canon SL2

Samsung NX210
Canon SL2
  • $450
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
  • $549
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Tilt-swivel screen
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 NX210
Nikon D3500
  • $450
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
  • $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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