• APS-C 369.7mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800
  • 1 inch 116.2mm2
  • 20.5 megapixels
  • ISO 160 - 12,800

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Differences

Samsung NX210 advantages over Samsung NX Mini

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Larger sensor
    APS-C vs 1 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 4.33 vs 2.41 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • More telephoto lens reach
    84 mm vs 73 mm
    Capture objects farther away with the kit lens
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • More dots on screen
    614k vs 461k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    8.0 fps vs 6.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)

Samsung NX Mini advantages over Samsung NX210

  • 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
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 530 vs 320 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Thinner
    22 mm vs 36 mm
    Thinner
  • Wider angle kit lens
    24 mm vs 27 mm
    Capture more of the scene with the included lens
  • Faster shutter
    1/16000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    25600 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • 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
Samsung NX Mini
Samsung NX2000
  • $600
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable 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
Samsung NX Mini
Fujifilm X-A1
  • $600
  • 1 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $450
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Nikon J4

Samsung NX210
Nikon J4
  • $450
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $350
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
Samsung NX Mini
Nikon J4
  • $600
  • 1 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • NFC
  • $350
  • 1 inch
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • Higher-res screen

Compared to Nikon J5

Samsung NX210
Nikon J5
  • $450
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $497
  • 1 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Touchscreen
Samsung NX Mini
Nikon J5
  • $600
  • 1 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Thinner
  • $497
  • 1 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • On-sensor phase detect

Compared to Samsung NX3300

Samsung NX210
Samsung NX3300
  • $450
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
  • $700
  • APS-C
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Tiltable Screen
Samsung NX Mini
Samsung NX3300
  • $600
  • 1 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $700
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
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