• APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 28.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 26.1 megapixels
  • ISO 160 - 12,800

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Differences

Samsung NX500 advantages over Fujifilm X-S10

  • Less expensive
    $799 vs $1399
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Thinner
    42 mm vs 65 mm
    Thinner
  • Wider angle kit lens
    24 mm vs 27 mm
    Capture more of the scene with the included lens

Fujifilm X-S10 advantages over Samsung NX500

  • Lens selection
    Good vs Limited
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs tilt-only
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Slower slow-motion
    240 fps vs 120 fps
    Supports slower slow-mo
  • 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
  • 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
    3 months vs 6 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Headphone jack
    Yes vs No
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
    Yes vs No
    A unique sensor design provides sharp photos without moiré
  • Longer exposure
    900 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster shutter
    1/32000 vs 1/6000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Shoot 4K video
    Both provide
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Touchscreen
    Both provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Both provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Both provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Both provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • 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
  • Slow-motion videos
    Both provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Common Weaknesses

  • 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

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Very good image quality with high-resolution files; Excellent high ISO performance with RAW files; Very good dynamic range; Fast AF performance; Compact design with good build quality; Better ergonomics than predecessor; 4K video recording.

  • High ISO noise reduction too strong; AF struggles in low-light; Buffer depth is shallow with RAW files; No option for EVF; No built-in flash (external one included); 4K Video is cropped with narrower FOV.

The Competition

Compared to Sony A6000

Samsung NX500
Sony A6000
  • $799
  • APS-C
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Touchscreen
  • $548
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive
Fujifilm X-S10
Sony A6000
  • $999
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $548
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • NFC

Compared to Samsung NX3000

Samsung NX500
Samsung NX3000
  • $799
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $900
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • Has anti-aliasing filter
Fujifilm X-S10
Samsung NX3000
  • $999
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Slower slow-motion
  • $900
  • APS-C
  • NFC
  • Thinner

Compared to Sony A6300

Samsung NX500
Sony A6300
  • $799
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $818
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Fujifilm X-S10
Sony A6300
  • $999
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Slower slow-motion
  • $818
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • NFC

Compared to Nikon Z50

Samsung NX500
Nikon Z50
  • $799
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $857
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Bigger pixels
Fujifilm X-S10
Nikon Z50
  • $999
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Slower slow-motion
  • $857
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Wider angle kit lens

Compared to Fujifilm X-Pro3

Samsung NX500
Fujifilm X-Pro3
  • $799
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $1799
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Fujifilm X-S10
Fujifilm X-Pro3
  • $999
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $1799
  • APS-C
  • Top deck display
  • Thinner
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