As well as being compared against other mirrorless, the Samsung NX10 is also often compared to entry-level DSLRs, travel zooms and super zooms. The Samsung NX10's top rivals come from Samsung (such as the NX11 and the NX500) and Nikon (such as the D3200 and the D3100)

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung NX10 compared to other mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it has higher quality type of viewfinder (digital vs none), has significantly less startup delay (1100 ms vs 3000 ms), has an OLED screen (OLED vs LCD), lets you preview your photos on the screen and has a built-in flash.

However, on average it is slightly more noisy at high ISO (572 ISO vs 942 ISO), records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs 4K @ 24fps), has significantly lower image quality (63.0 vs 75.0), has a slightly smaller screen (3" vs 3.3") and has much narrower dynamic range (10.8 EV vs 12.4 EV).

Samsung NX11

Samsung NX11
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the NX11 (vs the NX10)

  • Can create panoramas in-camera

Significant disadvantages of the NX11 (vs the NX10)

  • None found

common strengths of the NX11 and NX10

  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
  • OLED screens: OLED vs OLED
  • Thin: 1.6" vs 1.6"

Samsung NX500

Samsung NX500
5 years newer
$798 - $799 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the NX500 (vs the NX10)

  • Much lower noise at high ISO: 1,379 ISO vs 572 ISO
  • Higher resolution movies: 4K @ 24fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Much better image quality: 87.0 vs 63.0

Significant disadvantages of the NX500 (vs the NX10)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital
  • No built-in flash

common strengths of the NX500 and NX10

  • OLED screens: OLED vs OLED

Samsung NX20

Samsung NX20
2 years newer
$1,039 (body only)

Significant advantages of the NX20 (vs the NX10)

  • Can create panoramas in-camera
  • More dynamic range: 12.9 EV vs 10.8 EV
  • Significantly better image quality: 75.0 vs 63.0

Significant disadvantages of the NX20 (vs the NX10)

  • Much more startup delay: 3000 ms vs 1100 ms

common strengths of the NX20 and NX10

  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
  • OLED screens: OLED vs OLED
  • Thin: 1.6" vs 1.6"

Samsung NX5

Samsung NX5
4 months newer

Significant advantages of the NX5 (vs the NX10)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the NX5 (vs the NX10)

  • No live view
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 614k dots

common strengths of the NX5 and NX10

  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
  • Thin: 1.6" vs 1.6"
  • Each has a built-in flash

Samsung NX300

Samsung NX300
3 years newer
$499 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the NX300 (vs the NX10)

  • Much larger screen: 3.3" vs 3"
  • Has in-camera HDR
  • Can create panoramas in-camera

Significant disadvantages of the NX300 (vs the NX10)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital
  • No built-in flash

common strengths of the NX300 and NX10

  • OLED screens: OLED vs OLED
  • Thin: 1.6" vs 1.6"

Samsung NX1000

Samsung NX1000
2 years newer
$370 (body only)
$328 20-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the NX1000 (vs the NX10)

  • Can create panoramas in-camera
  • More dynamic range: 12.4 EV vs 10.8 EV
  • Supports 24p

Significant disadvantages of the NX1000 (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital
  • Much more shutter lag: 598 ms vs 424 ms

common strengths of the NX1000 and NX10

  • Thin: 1.5" vs 1.6"

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung NX10 compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it has a significantly larger screen (3" vs 2.7"), lets you preview your photos on the screen, has an OLED screen (OLED vs LCD), is much smaller (mid size (123×87×40 mm) vs prosumer size (129×98×78 mm)) and has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD).

However, on average it is much more noisy at high ISO (572 ISO vs 1,131 ISO), has significantly lower image quality (63.0 vs 81.0), records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 24fps), has much narrower dynamic range (10.8 EV vs 13.2 EV) and takes significantly lower resolution photos (14 MP vs 24 MP).

Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200
2 years newer
$249 (body only)
$309 - $447 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D3200 (vs the NX10)

  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Much lower noise at high ISO: 1,131 ISO vs 572 ISO
  • More dynamic range: 13.2 EV vs 10.8 EV

Significant disadvantages of the D3200 (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Much thicker: 3" vs 1.6"
  • Much larger: Prosumer size (125×96×77 mm) vs Mid size (123×87×40 mm)

common strengths of the D3200 and NX10

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (125×96×77 mm) vs Mid size (123×87×40 mm)
  • Light weight: 505 g vs 499 g

Samsung GX-10

Samsung GX-10
3 years older
$799 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the GX-10 (vs the NX10)

  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Digital
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs None
  • Weather sealed

Significant disadvantages of the GX-10 (vs the NX10)

  • Does not take movies: None vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Much smaller screen: 2.5" vs 3"
  • No live view

common strengths of the GX-10 and NX10

  • Very thin: 2.8" vs 1.6"

Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3
1 year newer
$570 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the T3 (vs the NX10)

  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Much less shutter lag: 309 ms vs 424 ms

Significant disadvantages of the T3 (vs the NX10)

  • Much smaller screen: 2.7" vs 3"
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Worse color depth: 21.9 bits vs 22.8 bits

common strengths of the T3 and NX10

  • Light weight: 459 g vs 499 g

Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100
7 months newer
$364 (body only)
$555 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D3100 (vs the NX10)

  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 24fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Significantly lower noise at high ISO: 919 ISO vs 572 ISO
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital

Significant disadvantages of the D3100 (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 614k dots
  • Much thicker: 2.9" vs 1.6"

common strengths of the D3100 and NX10

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (124×97×74 mm) vs Mid size (123×87×40 mm)
  • Thin: 2.9" vs 1.6"
  • Light weight: 505 g vs 499 g

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300
4 years newer
$279 (body only)
$369 - $447 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D3300 (vs the NX10)

  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 60fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Much lower noise at high ISO: 1,385 ISO vs 572 ISO
  • More dynamic range: 13.2 EV vs 10.8 EV

Significant disadvantages of the D3300 (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Much thicker: 3" vs 1.6"
  • Much larger: Prosumer size (124×98×76 mm) vs Mid size (123×87×40 mm)

common strengths of the D3300 and NX10

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (124×98×76 mm) vs Mid size (123×87×40 mm)
  • Light weight: 430 g vs 499 g

Nikon D5200

Nikon D5200
2 years newer
$325 (body only)
$393 - $500 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D5200 (vs the NX10)

  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 60fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Much lower noise at high ISO: 1,284 ISO vs 572 ISO
  • More dynamic range: 13.9 EV vs 10.8 EV

Significant disadvantages of the D5200 (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Much thicker: 3.1" vs 1.6"
  • Much larger: Prosumer size (129×98×78 mm) vs Mid size (123×87×40 mm)

common strengths of the D5200 and NX10

  • None found

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung NX10 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it takes significantly higher resolution photos (14 MP vs 9.7 MP), has an OLED screen (OLED vs LCD), shoots RAW, has interchangeable lenses and has a viewfinder (digital vs none).

However, on average it records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 30fps), is much larger (mid size (123×87×40 mm) vs compact (114×65×25 mm)), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens), doesn't have a touch screen and lacks built-in panoramas.

Samsung WB350F

Samsung WB350F
4 years newer
$149

Significant advantages of the WB350F (vs the NX10)

  • Much smaller: Compact (114×65×25 mm) vs Mid size (123×87×40 mm)
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the WB350F (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Built-in lens only
  • Significantly lower true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 14 MP

common strengths of the WB350F and NX10

  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung NX10 compared to super zoom competitors include: it is significantly smaller (mid size (123×87×40 mm) vs large (131×91×126 mm)), takes slightly higher resolution photos (14 MP vs 9.7 MP), has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD), has an OLED screen (OLED vs LCD) and is thinner (1.6" vs 5").

However, on average it doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 1,000 fps), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens), doesn't have a screen which flips out, lacks built-in panoramas and doesn't take 3D photos.

Fujifilm FinePix HS10

Fujifilm FinePix HS10
similar age
$799

Significant advantages of the HS10 (vs the NX10)

  • Records high-speed movies: 1,000 fps vs None
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs None
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the HS10 (vs the NX10)

  • Much larger: Large (131×91×126 mm) vs Mid size (123×87×40 mm)
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Built-in lens only

common strengths of the HS10 and NX10

  • RAW support
  • Support external flash
  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital

Nikon Coolpix L810

Nikon Coolpix L810
2 years newer
$220

Significant advantages of the L810 (vs the NX10)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Takes 3D photos
  • Can create panoramas in-camera

Significant disadvantages of the L810 (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Built-in lens only
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS

common strengths of the L810 and NX10

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (111×76×83 mm) vs Mid size (123×87×40 mm)
  • Thin: 3.3" vs 1.6"
  • Light weight: 430 g vs 499 g