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 NX1 and the NX1000) and Sony (such as the Alpha A6000 and the Alpha ILC-3000)

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 3000 ms), has an OLED screen (OLED vs LCD), is thinner (1.6" vs 2.5") and has a built-in flash.

However, on average it is slightly more noisy at high ISO (572 ISO vs 1,347 ISO), records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs 4K @ 24fps), has slightly lower image quality (63.0 vs 75.0), has a slightly lower resolution screen (614k dots vs 921k dots) and has significantly narrower dynamic range (10.8 EV vs 12.4 EV).

Samsung NX1

Samsung NX1
4 years newer
$1,099 - $1,100 (body only)
$1,298 - $1,300 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the NX1 (vs the NX10)

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

Significant disadvantages of the NX1 (vs the NX10)

  • Significantly 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 NX1000

Samsung NX1000
2 years newer
$370 (body only)
$328 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
  • Much more shutter lag: 598 ms vs 424 ms

common strengths of the NX1000 and NX10

  • None found

Samsung NX11

Samsung NX11
1 year newer
$556 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 has a built-in flash

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000
4 years newer
$498 (body only)
$593 - $648 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the A6000 (vs the NX10)

  • Significantly better image quality: 82.0 vs 63.0
  • Lower noise at high ISO: 1,347 ISO vs 572 ISO
  • More dynamic range: 13.1 EV vs 10.8 EV

Significant disadvantages of the A6000 (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED

common strengths of the A6000 and NX10

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

Samsung NX300M

Samsung NX300M
3 years newer
$299 (body only)
$480 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the NX300M (vs the NX10)

  • Much larger screen: 3.3" vs 3"
  • Has in-camera HDR
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the NX300M (vs the NX10)

  • Significantly thicker: 2.5" vs 1.6"
  • No built-in flash

common strengths of the NX300M and NX10

  • OLED screens: OLED vs OLED

Samsung NX20

Samsung NX20
2 years newer
$1,031 (body only)

Significant advantages of the NX20 (vs the NX10)

  • More dynamic range: 12.9 EV vs 10.8 EV
  • Takes 3D photos
  • Can create panoramas in-camera

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 has a built-in 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 22 bits), has a significantly larger screen (3" vs 2.7"), has a slightly higher resolution screen (614k dots vs 460k dots), has an OLED screen (OLED vs LCD) and is much smaller (mid size (123×87×40 mm) vs prosumer size (124×98×76 mm)).

However, on average it is significantly more noisy at high ISO (572 ISO vs 919 ISO), has slightly lower image quality (63.0 vs 72.0), 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 18 MP).

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300
4 years newer
$294 (body only)
$400 - $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

  • Light weight: 430 g vs 499 g

Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100
7 months newer
$219 (body only)
$280 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 D5000

Nikon D5000
8 months older
$239 (body only)
$285 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D5000 (vs the NX10)

  • More dynamic range: 12.5 EV vs 10.8 EV
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital
  • Significantly lower noise at high ISO: 868 ISO vs 572 ISO

Significant disadvantages of the D5000 (vs the NX10)

  • Much smaller screen: 2.7" vs 3"
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 614k dots

common strengths of the D5000 and NX10

  • None found

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5
4 years newer
$399 (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

Canon Rebel T1i

Canon EOS Rebel T1i
9 months older
$819 (body only)
$654 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the T1i (vs the NX10)

  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 20fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Much less shutter lag: 159 ms vs 424 ms
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital

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 (129×98×62 mm) vs Mid size (123×87×40 mm)

common strengths of the T1i and NX10

  • Very small: Prosumer size (129×98×62 mm) vs Mid size (123×87×40 mm)
  • Very thin: 2.4" vs 1.6"

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS
1 year older
$439 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the Rebel XS (vs the NX10)

  • Much less shutter lag: 164 ms vs 424 ms
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital
  • Much less startup delay: 300 ms vs 1100 ms

Significant disadvantages of the Rebel XS (vs the NX10)

  • Does not take movies: None vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Much smaller screen: 2.5" vs 3"
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED

common strengths of the Rebel XS and NX10

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (126×98×65 mm) vs Mid size (123×87×40 mm)
  • Very thin: 2.6" vs 1.6"
  • Light weight: 502 g vs 499 g

compared toPro DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung NX10 compared to pro DSLR competitors include: it has much more color depth (22.8 bits vs 20.4 bits), has a much larger screen (3" vs 2.5"), has a slightly higher resolution screen (614k dots vs 230k dots), lets you preview your photos on the screen and has an OLED screen (OLED vs LCD).

However, on average it is slightly more noisy at high ISO (572 ISO vs 2,979 ISO), has slightly lower image quality (63.0 vs 96.0), has significantly narrower dynamic range (10.8 EV vs 14.4 EV), it's body is not weather sealed and doesn't record movies in 24p.

Nikon D800

Nikon D800
2 years newer
$2,299 (body only)

Significant advantages of the D800 (vs the NX10)

  • Much better image quality: 96.0 vs 63.0
  • Much lower noise at high ISO: 2,979 ISO vs 572 ISO
  • More dynamic range: 14.4 EV vs 10.8 EV

Significant disadvantages of the D800 (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Much thicker: 3.2" vs 1.6"
  • Much larger: Large (146×123×82 mm) vs Mid size (123×87×40 mm)

common strengths of the D800 and NX10

  • Each has a built-in flash

Nikon D70s

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4 years older
$1,999 (body only)

Significant advantages of the D70s (vs the NX10)

  • Much more lenses available: 230 lenses vs 55 lenses
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital
  • Has a built-in focus motor

Significant disadvantages of the D70s (vs the NX10)

  • Much smaller screen: 2" vs 3"
  • Worse color depth: 20.4 bits vs 22.8 bits
  • No live view

common strengths of the D70s and NX10

  • Fairly small: Professional size (140×111×78 mm) vs Mid size (123×87×40 mm)
  • Light weight: 679 g vs 499 g
  • Each has a built-in flash

Nikon D200

Nikon D200
4 years older
$975 (body only)
$1,122 18-70mm lens

Significant advantages of the D200 (vs the NX10)

  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Digital
  • Much more lenses available: 230 lenses vs 55 lenses

Significant disadvantages of the D200 (vs the NX10)

  • Much smaller screen: 2.5" vs 3"
  • No live view
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED

common strengths of the D200 and NX10

  • Fairly small: Professional size (147×113×74 mm) vs Mid size (123×87×40 mm)
  • Thin: 2.9" vs 1.6"
  • Each has a built-in flash