As well as being compared against other mirrorless, the Samsung NX10 is also often compared to entry-level DSLRs and pro DSLRs. The Samsung NX10's top rivals come from Samsung (such as the NX20 and the NX1000) and Nikon (such as the D3100 and the D3200)

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 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 records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 30fps), has slightly lower image quality (63.0 vs 72.0), has significantly narrower dynamic range (10.8 EV vs 12.4 EV), takes slightly lower resolution photos (14 MP vs 20 MP) and slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO).

Samsung NX20

Samsung NX20
2 years newer
$944 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the NX20 (vs the NX10)

  • More dynamic range: 12.9 EV vs 10.8 EV
  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • 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
  • Many lenses available: 36 lenses vs 36 lenses
arrow Compare the NX20 vs the NX10

Samsung NX1000

Samsung NX1000
2 years newer
$318 - $503 20-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the NX1000 (vs the NX10)

  • More dynamic range: 12.4 EV vs 10.8 EV
  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • 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
  • More shutter lag: 598 ms vs 424 ms

common strengths of the NX1000 and NX10

  • Many lenses available: 36 lenses vs 36 lenses
arrow Compare the NX1000 vs the NX10

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
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 614k dots

common strengths of the NX5 and NX10

  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
  • Many lenses available: 36 lenses vs 36 lenses
  • Each has a built-in flash
arrow Compare the NX5 vs the NX10

Samsung NX100

Samsung NX100
8 months newer
$698 - $858 20-50mm 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
  • Many lenses available: 36 lenses vs 36 lenses
arrow Compare the NX100 vs the NX10

Samsung NX300

Samsung NX300
3 years newer
$500 (body only)
$614 - $670 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the NX300 (vs the NX10)

  • More dynamic range: 12.7 EV vs 10.8 EV
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 25,600 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 60fps vs 720p @ 30fps

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
  • Many lenses available: 36 lenses vs 36 lenses
arrow Compare the NX300 vs the NX10

Samsung NX11

Samsung NX11
1 year newer
$719 18-55mm lens

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
  • Many lenses available: 36 lenses vs 36 lenses
arrow Compare the NX11 vs the NX10

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 22.1 bits), has a slightly larger sensor (APS-C 23.4x15.6mm vs APS-C 22.3x14.9mm), has an OLED screen (OLED vs LCD), is much smaller (mid size 123x87x40 mm vs professional size 130x100x78 mm) and has a built-in focus motor.

However, on average it is slightly more noisy at high ISO (572 ISO vs 919 ISO), has slightly lower image quality (63.0 vs 73.0), records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 20fps), has significantly narrower dynamic range (10.8 EV vs 12.5 EV) and takes slightly lower resolution photos (14 MP vs 17.9 MP).

Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100
7 months newer
$392 - $430 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
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the D3100 (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 614k dots
  • Much larger: Prosumer size 124x96x73 mm vs Mid size 123x87x40 mm

common strengths of the D3100 and NX10

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size 124x96x73 mm vs Mid size 123x87x40 mm
  • Thin: 2.9" vs 1.6"
  • Light weight: 505 g vs 499 g
arrow Compare the Nikon D3100 vs the Samsung NX10

Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200
2 years newer
$497 - $580 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
arrow Compare the Nikon D3200 vs the Samsung NX10

Canon Rebel T1i

Canon EOS Rebel T1i
9 months older
$400 18-55mm lens

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 smaller sensor: APS-C 22.3x14.9mm vs APS-C 23.4x15.6mm

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
arrow Compare the Canon EOS Rebel T1i vs the Samsung NX10

Nikon D90

Nikon D90
1 year older
$629 (body only)
$816 - $848 18-105mm lens

Significant advantages of the D90 (vs the NX10)

  • Significantly lower noise at high ISO: 977 ISO vs 572 ISO
  • More dynamic range: 12.5 EV vs 10.8 EV
  • Significantly better image quality: 73.0 vs 63.0

Significant disadvantages of the D90 (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Much larger: Professional size 132x103x77 mm vs Mid size 123x87x40 mm
  • Much thicker: 3" vs 1.6"

common strengths of the D90 and NX10

  • None found
arrow Compare the Nikon D90 vs the Samsung NX10

Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3
1 year newer
$276 - $298 (body only)
$399 - $450 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"
  • Much larger: Professional size 130x100x78 mm vs Mid size 123x87x40 mm

common strengths of the T3 and NX10

  • Light weight: 459 g vs 499 g
arrow Compare the Canon Rebel T3 vs the Samsung NX10

Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i
1 year newer
$499 - $749 (body only)
$550 - $600 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the T3i (vs the NX10)

  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Much more lenses available: 197 lenses vs 36 lenses

Significant disadvantages of the T3i (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Much larger: Professional size 133x99x79 mm vs Mid size 123x87x40 mm
  • Much smaller sensor: APS-C 22.3x14.9mm vs APS-C 23.4x15.6mm

common strengths of the T3i and NX10

  • None found
arrow Compare the Canon Rebel T3i vs the Samsung NX10

compared toPro DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung NX10 compared to pro DSLR competitors include: it has slightly more color depth (22.8 bits vs 22.2 bits), has an OLED screen (OLED vs LCD), is newer (january, 2010 vs august, 2007), is significantly smaller (mid size 123x87x40 mm vs professional size 147x114x74 mm) and is thinner (1.6" vs 3.1").

However, on average it has much narrower dynamic range (10.8 EV vs 12 EV), has a significantly lower resolution screen (614k dots vs 1,040k dots), it's body is not weather sealed, doesn't record movies in 24p and doesn't shoot as fast continuously (3 fps vs 7 fps).

Nikon D300S

Nikon D300S
5 months older
$1,400 (body only)

Significant advantages of the D300S (vs the NX10)

  • More dynamic range: 12.2 EV vs 10.8 EV
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Much more lenses available: 205 lenses vs 36 lenses

Significant disadvantages of the D300S (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Much thicker: 2.9" vs 1.6"
  • Significantly larger: Professional size 147x114x74 mm vs Mid size 123x87x40 mm

common strengths of the D300S and NX10

  • Fairly small: Professional size 147x114x74 mm vs Mid size 123x87x40 mm
  • Thin: 2.9" vs 1.6"
  • Inexpensive: $1,400.00 vs $1,088.53
arrow Compare the Nikon D300S vs the Samsung NX10

Nikon D300

Nikon D300
2 years older
$1,700 (body only)

Significant advantages of the D300 (vs the NX10)

  • More dynamic range: 12 EV vs 10.8 EV
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Much more lenses available: 205 lenses vs 36 lenses

Significant disadvantages of the D300 (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Much thicker: 2.9" vs 1.6"
  • Significantly larger: Professional size 147x114x74 mm vs Mid size 123x87x40 mm

common strengths of the D300 and NX10

  • Fairly small: Professional size 147x114x74 mm vs Mid size 123x87x40 mm
  • Thin: 2.9" vs 1.6"
  • Inexpensive: $1,699.99 vs $1,088.53
arrow Compare the Nikon D300 vs the Samsung NX10

Canon EOS 60D

Canon EOS 60D
7 months newer
$699 - $871 (body only)
$999 - $1,052 18-135mm lens

Significant advantages of the 60D (vs the NX10)

  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 614k dots
  • Much more lenses available: 197 lenses vs 36 lenses

Significant disadvantages of the 60D (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Much thicker: 3.1" vs 1.6"
  • Significantly larger: Professional size 145x106x79 mm vs Mid size 123x87x40 mm

common strengths of the 60D and NX10

  • Fairly small: Professional size 145x106x79 mm vs Mid size 123x87x40 mm
  • Light weight: 755 g vs 499 g
  • Inexpensive: $699.00 vs $1,088.53
arrow Compare the Canon EOS 60D vs the Samsung NX10