As well as being compared against other mirrorless, the Samsung NX10 is also often compared to entry-level DSLRs, pro digicams, super zooms and travel zooms. The Samsung NX10's top rivals come from Samsung (such as the NX1000 and the NX30) and Nikon (such as the D3200 and the D3000)

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 slightly less startup delay (1100 ms vs 1700 ms), has an OLED screen (OLED vs LCD) and has a built-in flash.

However, on average it has slightly lower image quality (63.0 vs 72.0), has a slightly lower resolution screen (614k dots vs 920k dots), has significantly narrower dynamic range (10.8 EV vs 12 EV), takes slightly lower resolution photos (14 MP vs 20 MP) and doesn't record movies in 24p.

Samsung NX1000

Samsung NX1000
2 years newer
$370 (body only)
$250 20-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the NX1000 (vs the NX10)

  • More dynamic range: 12.4 EV vs 10.8 EV
  • Takes 3D photos
  • Can create panoramas in-camera

Significant disadvantages of the NX1000 (vs the NX10)

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

common strengths of the NX1000 and NX10

  • Each supports an external flash

Samsung NX30

Samsung NX30
3 years newer
$935 (body only)
$685 - $899 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the NX30 (vs the NX10)

  • More dynamic range: 12.4 EV vs 10.8 EV
  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 1,036k dots vs 614k dots
  • Better image quality: 76.0 vs 63.0

Significant disadvantages of the NX30 (vs the NX10)

  • Larger: Prosumer size 127x96x58 mm vs Mid size 123x87x40 mm
  • Significantly thicker: 2.3" vs 1.6"

common strengths of the NX30 and NX10

  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
  • OLED screens: OLED vs OLED
  • Each supports an external flash

Samsung NX11

Samsung NX11
1 year newer
$545 18-55mm lens

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
  • Each supports an external flash

Samsung NX20

Samsung NX20
2 years newer
$700 (body only)

Significant advantages of the NX20 (vs the NX10)

  • More dynamic range: 12.9 EV vs 10.8 EV
  • Better image quality: 75.0 vs 63.0
  • Takes 3D photos

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
  • Each supports an external flash

Sony Alpha NEX-3

Sony Alpha NEX-3
4 months newer
$514 (body only)
$320 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the NEX-3 (vs the NX10)

  • More dynamic range: 12 EV vs 10.8 EV
  • Has in-camera HDR
  • Takes 3D photos

Significant disadvantages of the NEX-3 (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital
  • Much more shutter lag: 670 ms vs 424 ms

common strengths of the NEX-3 and NX10

  • Each supports an external flash

Samsung NX100

Samsung NX100
8 months newer
$550 20-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the NX100 (vs the NX10)

  • Significantly lighter: 282 g vs 499 g

Significant disadvantages of the NX100 (vs the NX10)

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

common strengths of the NX100 and NX10

  • OLED screens: OLED vs OLED
  • Each supports an external flash

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung NX10 compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it has slightly more color depth (22.8 bits vs 21.9 bits), has a significantly larger screen (3.0" vs 2.7"), lets you preview your photos on the screen, has an OLED screen (OLED vs LCD) and is much smaller (mid size 123x87x40 mm vs prosumer size 125x96x76 mm).

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 81.0), records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 20fps), has significantly narrower dynamic range (10.8 EV vs 13.2 EV) and doesn't have image stabilization (none vs sensor shift).

Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200
2 years newer
$290 (body only)
$379 - $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
  • Much better image quality: 81.0 vs 63.0

Significant disadvantages of the D3200 (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Much larger: Prosumer size 125x96x76 mm vs Mid size 123x87x40 mm
  • Much thicker: 3" vs 1.6"

common strengths of the D3200 and NX10

  • 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: 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 3.0"
  • No live view

common strengths of the GX-10 and NX10

  • Thin: 2.8" vs 1.6"

Canon Rebel SL1

Canon Rebel SL1
3 years newer
$399 - $569 (body only)
$499 - $500 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the SL1 (vs the NX10)

  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Lower noise at high ISO: 843 ISO vs 572 ISO
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the SL1 (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Worse color depth: 21.8 bits vs 22.8 bits
  • Much thicker: 2.7" vs 1.6"

common strengths of the SL1 and NX10

  • Very small: Prosumer size 117x91x69 mm vs Mid size 123x87x40 mm
  • Very thin: 2.7" vs 1.6"
  • Light weight: 407 g vs 499 g

Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3
1 year newer
$339 (body only)
$419 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the T3 (vs the NX10)

  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Much more lenses available: 197 lenses vs 36 lenses
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital

Significant disadvantages of the T3 (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Much smaller screen: 2.7" vs 3.0"
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 614k dots

common strengths of the T3 and NX10

  • Light weight: 459 g vs 499 g

Pentax K100D

Pentax K100D
3 years older
$499 (body only)
$522 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the K100D (vs the NX10)

  • Much less shutter lag: 182 ms vs 424 ms
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital
  • Image stabilization: Sensor shift vs None

Significant disadvantages of the K100D (vs the NX10)

  • Does not take movies: None vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Much smaller screen: 2.5" vs 3.0"
  • No live view

common strengths of the K100D and NX10

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size 129x93x70 mm vs Mid size 123x87x40 mm
  • Thin: 2.8" vs 1.6"

Canon Rebel T1i

Canon EOS Rebel T1i
9 months older
$861 (body only)

Significant advantages of the T1i (vs the NX10)

  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 20fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Much less shutter lag: 159 ms vs 424 ms

Significant disadvantages of the T1i (vs the NX10)

  • Worse color depth: 21.7 bits vs 22.8 bits
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Much larger: Prosumer size 129x98x62 mm vs Mid size 123x87x40 mm

common strengths of the T1i and NX10

  • Very small: Prosumer size 129x98x62 mm vs Mid size 123x87x40 mm
  • Very thin: 2.4" vs 1.6"
  • Light weight: 520 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 much less noisy at high ISO (572 ISO vs 209 ISO), has significantly better image quality (63.0 vs 50.0), has significantly more color depth (22.8 bits vs 20.5 bits), takes slightly higher resolution photos (14 MP vs 12 MP) and has slightly less startup delay (1100 ms vs 1700 ms).

However, on average it records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 30fps), has significantly narrower dynamic range (10.8 EV vs 11.7 EV), doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 120 fps), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs digital, lens) and doesn't shoot as fast continuously (3 fps vs 10 fps).

Samsung EX2F

Samsung EX2F
2 years newer
$365

Significant advantages of the EX2F (vs the NX10)

  • Image stabilization: Digital, Lens vs None
  • More dynamic range: 11.5 EV vs 10.8 EV
  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps

Significant disadvantages of the EX2F (vs the NX10)

  • Much more noise at high ISO: 209 ISO vs 572 ISO
  • Significantly worse image quality: 48.0 vs 63.0
  • Worse color depth: 20 bits vs 22.8 bits

common strengths of the EX2F and NX10

  • Supports RAW
  • OLED screens: OLED vs OLED
  • Support external flash

Fujifilm Finepix X10

Fujifilm Finepix X10
1 year newer
$351

Significant advantages of the X10 (vs the NX10)

  • Image stabilization: Lens vs None
  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • More dynamic range: 11.3 EV vs 10.8 EV

Significant disadvantages of the X10 (vs the NX10)

  • Much more noise at high ISO: 245 ISO vs 572 ISO
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Significantly worse image quality: 50.0 vs 63.0

common strengths of the X10 and NX10

  • Supports RAW
  • Support external flash
  • Viewfinders: Tunnel vs Digital

Nikon Coolpix P7800

Nikon Coolpix P7800
3 years newer
$499 - $547

Significant advantages of the P7800 (vs the NX10)

  • Image stabilization: Lens vs None
  • More dynamic range: 11.7 EV vs 10.8 EV
  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps

Significant disadvantages of the P7800 (vs the NX10)

  • Much more noise at high ISO: 200 ISO vs 572 ISO
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Worse color depth: 21.2 bits vs 22.8 bits

common strengths of the P7800 and NX10

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

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung NX10 compared to super zoom competitors include: it has a slightly higher resolution screen (614k dots vs 230k dots), is significantly smaller (mid size 123x87x40 mm vs large 130x90x126 mm), takes much higher resolution photos (14 MP vs 8.1 MP), has much less startup delay (1100 ms vs 2300 ms) and has an OLED screen (OLED vs LCD).

However, on average it records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 30fps), doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 320 fps), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens), significantly lower maximum light sensitivity (3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO) and doesn't shoot as fast continuously (3 fps vs 10 fps).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1
10 months older

Significant advantages of the DSC-HX1 (vs the NX10)

  • Image stabilization: Lens vs None
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Shoots significantly faster: 10 fps vs 3 fps

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-HX1 (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Much lower true resolution: 8.1 MP vs 14 MP
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 614k dots

common strengths of the DSC-HX1 and NX10

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size 115x83x92 mm vs Mid size 123x87x40 mm
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS
  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital

Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR

Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR
1 year newer
$430

Significant advantages of the HS20 EXR (vs the NX10)

  • Image stabilization: Sensor shift vs None
  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO

Significant disadvantages of the HS20 EXR (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Much larger: Large 130x90x126 mm vs Mid size 123x87x40 mm
  • Built-in lens only

common strengths of the HS20 EXR and NX10

  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS
  • RAW support
  • Support external flash

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung NX10 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a slightly higher resolution screen (614k dots vs 230k dots), takes much higher resolution photos (14 MP vs 9.8 MP), has significantly less startup delay (1100 ms vs 2000 ms), has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD) and has an OLED screen (OLED vs LCD).

However, on average it doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens), is older (january, 2010 vs january, 2013) and is significantly heavier (499 g vs 220 g).

Olympus Stylus SZ-15

Olympus Stylus SZ-15
3 years newer
$90

Significant advantages of the SZ-15 (vs the NX10)

  • Significantly lighter: 227 g vs 499 g

Significant disadvantages of the SZ-15 (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Built-in lens only
  • Much lower true resolution: 9.8 MP vs 14 MP

common strengths of the SZ-15 and NX10

  • None found

Canon PowerShot SX200 IS

Canon PowerShot SX200 IS
10 months older
$598

Significant advantages of the SX200 IS (vs the NX10)

  • Image stabilization: Lens vs None
  • Significantly lighter: 220 g vs 499 g

Significant disadvantages of the SX200 IS (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 614k dots
  • Built-in lens only

common strengths of the SX200 IS and NX10

  • Fast max shutter speeds: 1/3200 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second