As well as being compared against other mirrorless, the Samsung NX10 is also often compared to entry-level DSLRs, super zooms, pro DSLRs and pro digicams. The Samsung NX10's top rivals come from Samsung (such as the NX30 and the NX1000) and Nikon (such as the Coolpix P510 and the Coolpix L340)

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung NX10 compared to other mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it has slightly less startup delay (1100 ms vs 1700 ms), has an OLED screen (OLED vs LCD) and lets you preview your photos on the screen.

However, on average it is slightly more noisy at high ISO (572 ISO vs 1,014 ISO), records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs 4K @ 24fps), has significantly lower image quality (63.0 vs 75.0), has much narrower dynamic range (10.8 EV vs 12.4 EV) and takes slightly lower resolution photos (14 MP vs 20 MP).

Samsung NX30

Samsung NX30
3 years newer
$600 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the NX30 (vs the NX10)

  • Significantly lower noise at high ISO: 1,014 ISO vs 572 ISO
  • More dynamic range: 12.4 EV vs 10.8 EV
  • Significantly better image quality: 76.0 vs 63.0

Significant disadvantages of the NX30 (vs the NX10)

  • None found

common strengths of the NX30 and NX10

  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
  • OLED screens: OLED vs OLED
  • Each has a built-in flash

Samsung NX1000

Samsung NX1000
2 years newer
$255 20-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the NX1000 (vs the NX10)

  • More dynamic range: 12.4 EV vs 10.8 EV
  • Better image quality: 72.0 vs 63.0
  • Supports 24p

Significant disadvantages of the NX1000 (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital
  • Significantly more startup delay: 1700 ms vs 1100 ms

common strengths of the NX1000 and NX10

  • Thin: 1.5" 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 NX11

Samsung NX11
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the NX11 (vs the NX10)

  • None found

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 NX1

Samsung NX1
4 years newer
$2,798 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the NX1 (vs the NX10)

  • Much lower noise at high ISO: 1,363 ISO vs 572 ISO
  • Higher resolution movies: 4K @ 24fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Much better image quality: 83.0 vs 63.0

Significant disadvantages of the NX1 (vs the NX10)

  • Larger: Prosumer size (139×102×66 mm) vs Mid size (123×87×40 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 2.6" vs 1.6"

common strengths of the NX1 and NX10

  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
  • OLED screens: OLED vs OLED
  • Each has a built-in flash

Samsung NX20

Samsung NX20
2 years newer
$1,010 (body only)
$868 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the NX20 (vs the NX10)

  • More dynamic range: 12.9 EV vs 10.8 EV
  • Significantly better image quality: 75.0 vs 63.0
  • Supports 24p

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"

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung NX10 compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it has a slightly larger screen (3" vs 2.7"), has an OLED screen (OLED vs LCD), is much smaller (mid size (123×87×40 mm) vs prosumer size (127×97×79 mm)), has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD) and is thinner (1.6" vs 3.1").

However, on average it is slightly more noisy at high ISO (572 ISO vs 1,131 ISO), has slightly lower image quality (63.0 vs 70.0), records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 30fps), has significantly narrower dynamic range (10.8 EV vs 12.6 EV) and doesn't have image stabilization (none vs sensor shift).

Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200
2 years newer
$299 (body only)
$349 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

  • Light weight: 505 g vs 499 g

Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3
1 year newer
$339 (body only)
$290 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 more lenses available: 220 lenses vs 55 lenses

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

Sony SLT A33

Sony SLT-A33
7 months newer

Significant advantages of the SLT A33 (vs the NX10)

  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • More dynamic range: 12.6 EV vs 10.8 EV
  • Much less shutter lag: 215 ms vs 424 ms

Significant disadvantages of the SLT A33 (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Much thicker: 3.3" vs 1.6"
  • Much larger: Prosumer size (124×92×85 mm) vs Mid size (123×87×40 mm)

common strengths of the SLT A33 and NX10

  • Light weight: 500 g vs 499 g

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5
4 years newer
$268 (body only)
$330 - $399 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the Rebel T5 (vs the NX10)

  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital
  • Supports 24p

Significant disadvantages of the Rebel T5 (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Worse color depth: 21.9 bits vs 22.8 bits
  • Much thicker: 3.1" vs 1.6"

common strengths of the Rebel T5 and NX10

  • Light weight: 480 g vs 499 g

Nikon D5100

Nikon D5100
1 year newer
$649 (body only)
$600 18-55mm, 55-200mm lenses

Significant advantages of the D5100 (vs the NX10)

  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Much lower noise at high ISO: 1,183 ISO vs 572 ISO
  • More dynamic range: 13.6 EV vs 10.8 EV

Significant disadvantages of the D5100 (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Much thicker: 3.1" vs 1.6"
  • Much larger: Prosumer size (127×97×79 mm) vs Mid size (123×87×40 mm)

common strengths of the D5100 and NX10

  • None found

Sony Alpha DSLR-A330

Sony Alpha DSLR-A330
7 months older

Significant advantages of the DSLR-A330 (vs the NX10)

  • Much less shutter lag: 199 ms vs 424 ms
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the DSLR-A330 (vs the NX10)

  • Does not take movies: None vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Much smaller screen: 2.7" vs 3"
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED

common strengths of the DSLR-A330 and NX10

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (128×97×71 mm) vs Mid size (123×87×40 mm)
  • Thin: 2.8" vs 1.6"
  • Light weight: 529 g vs 499 g

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung NX10 compared to super zoom competitors include: it is slightly smaller (mid size (123×87×40 mm) vs prosumer size (114×89×96 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 3.8").

However, on average it doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 120 fps), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs sensor shift), lacks a built-in HDR feature, lacks built-in panoramas and doesn't take 3D photos.

Nikon Coolpix P510

Nikon Coolpix P510
2 years newer
$405

Significant advantages of the P510 (vs the NX10)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Records high-speed movies: 120 fps vs None
  • Has a GPS

Significant disadvantages of the P510 (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Built-in lens only
  • Significantly larger: Professional size (120×83×102 mm) vs Mid size (123×87×40 mm)

common strengths of the P510 and NX10

  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
  • Fast max shutter speeds: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

Fujifilm FinePix S8600

Fujifilm FinePix S8600
4 years newer
$235

Significant advantages of the S8600 (vs the NX10)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the S8600 (vs the NX10)

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

common strengths of the S8600 and NX10

  • Fairly small: Standard size (121×81×65 mm) vs Mid size (123×87×40 mm)
  • Thin: 2.5" vs 1.6"
  • Light weight: 450 g vs 499 g

Nikon Coolpix L340

Nikon Coolpix L340
5 years newer
$159

Significant advantages of the L340 (vs the NX10)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the L340 (vs the NX10)

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

common strengths of the L340 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

Nikon Coolpix L330

Nikon Coolpix L330
5 years newer
$200

Significant advantages of the L330 (vs the NX10)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the L330 (vs the NX10)

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

common strengths of the L330 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

Nikon Coolpix L840

Nikon Coolpix L840
5 years newer
$188 - $229

Significant advantages of the L840 (vs the NX10)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the L840 (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Built-in lens only
  • Larger: Prosumer size (114×89×96 mm) vs Mid size (123×87×40 mm)

common strengths of the L840 and NX10

  • Light weight: 538 g vs 499 g
  • Fast max shutter speeds: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300
4 years newer
$170 - $180

Significant advantages of the DSC-H300 (vs the NX10)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-H300 (vs the NX10)

  • Much larger: Large (130×95×122 mm) vs Mid size (123×87×40 mm)
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS

common strengths of the DSC-H300 and NX10

  • None found

compared toPro DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung NX10 compared to pro DSLR competitors include: it has an OLED screen (OLED vs LCD), is significantly smaller (mid size (123×87×40 mm) vs professional size (145×106×79 mm)), is thinner (1.6" vs 3.1") and is slightly lighter (499 g vs 755 g).

However, on average it records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 30fps), has significantly narrower dynamic range (10.8 EV vs 11.6 EV), has a slightly lower resolution screen (614k dots vs 1,040k dots), takes slightly lower resolution photos (14 MP vs 20 MP) and doesn't have a touch screen.

Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 70D
3 years newer
$812 - $999 (body only)
$913 - $1,099 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the 70D (vs the NX10)

  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Supports 24p
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the 70D (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Much thicker: 3.1" vs 1.6"
  • Significantly larger: Professional size (145×106×79 mm) vs Mid size (123×87×40 mm)

common strengths of the 70D and NX10

  • Fairly small: Professional size (145×106×79 mm) vs Mid size (123×87×40 mm)
  • Thin: 3.1" vs 1.6"
  • Light weight: 755 g vs 499 g

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung NX10 compared to pro digicam competitors include: it is slightly less noisy at high ISO (572 ISO vs 390 ISO), has slightly more color depth (22.8 bits vs 21 bits), has an OLED screen (OLED vs LCD), has interchangeable lenses and has higher quality type of viewfinder (digital vs none).

However, on average it records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs UHD @ 30fps), has a significantly lower resolution screen (614k dots vs 1,228k dots), is much larger (mid size (123×87×40 mm) vs compact (102×58×36 mm)), has much narrower dynamic range (10.8 EV vs 12.4 EV) and doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 120 fps).

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100
2 years newer
$498

Significant advantages of the DSC-RX100 (vs the NX10)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Much smaller: Compact (102×58×36 mm) vs Mid size (123×87×40 mm)
  • More dynamic range: 12.4 EV vs 10.8 EV

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX100 (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • More noise at high ISO: 390 ISO vs 572 ISO
  • Built-in lens only

common strengths of the DSC-RX100 and NX10

  • Each has a built-in flash

Nikon Coolpix P340

Nikon Coolpix P340
4 years newer
$538

Significant advantages of the P340 (vs the NX10)

  • Records high-speed movies: 240 fps vs None
  • Much smaller: Compact (103×58×32 mm) vs Mid size (123×87×40 mm)
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the P340 (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Significantly more noise at high ISO: 273 ISO vs 572 ISO
  • Worse color depth: 21 bits vs 22.8 bits

common strengths of the P340 and NX10

  • Each has a built-in flash

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV
5 years newer
$940 - $998

Significant advantages of the DSC-RX100 IV (vs the NX10)

  • Higher resolution movies: UHD @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Much smaller: Compact (102×58×41 mm) vs Mid size (123×87×40 mm)

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX100 IV (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Built-in lens only
  • No external flash support

common strengths of the DSC-RX100 IV and NX10

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