• APS-C 369.7mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800
  • APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600

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Differences

Samsung NX210 advantages over Sony A6300

  • Less expensive
    $625* vs $848
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Thinner
    36 mm vs 48 mm
    Thinner

Sony A6300 advantages over Samsung NX210

  • Lens selection
    Good 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
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Higher effective ISO
    1,437 vs 719 iso
    Take photos in low light with less noise
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 400 vs 320 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Newer
    3 years vs 7 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • More dots on screen
    922k 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
  • Wider angle kit lens
    24 mm vs 27 mm
    Capture more of the scene with the included lens
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    11.1 fps vs 8.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    44 vs 11 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Higher extended ISO
    51200 vs 12800 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • 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

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Neither provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • 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
  • 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

  • Excellent image quality; Improved high-ISO performance; Better JPEG quality; Fast autofocus; Very good subject tracking with real-time live view feature; All-magnesium body construction; 4K video.

  • Slow buffer clearing (no UHS-II support); No touchscreen, Clunky menus; Wi-Fi can be a bit frustrating to use.

The Competition

Compared to Samsung NX2000

Samsung NX210
Samsung NX2000
  • $625
  • APS-C
  • External Mic Jack
  • Wider angle kit lens
  • $575
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • In-camera panoramas
Sony A6300
Samsung NX2000
  • $748
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $575
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Thinner

Compared to Fujifilm X-M1

Samsung NX210
Fujifilm X-M1
  • $625
  • APS-C
  • External Mic Jack
  • Shoots 24p video
  • $800
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Tiltable Screen
Sony A6300
Fujifilm X-M1
  • $748
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $800
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • Doesn't require an AA filter

Compared to Samsung NX3300

Samsung NX210
Samsung NX3300
  • $625
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • External Mic Jack
  • $555
  • APS-C
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Tiltable Screen
Sony A6300
Samsung NX3300
  • $748
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Focus peaking
  • $555
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter

Compared to Fujifilm X-A3

Samsung NX210
Fujifilm X-A3
  • $625
  • APS-C
  • External Mic Jack
  • Faster JPEG shooting
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive
Sony A6300
Fujifilm X-A3
  • $748
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen

Compared to Canon EOS M6

Samsung NX210
Canon EOS M6
  • $625
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $579
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Tiltable Screen
Sony A6300
Canon EOS M6
  • $748
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
  • $579
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
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