As well as being compared against other mirrorless, the Samsung NX10 is also often compared to entry-level DSLRs and pro digicams. The Samsung NX10's top rivals come from Samsung (such as the NX11 and the NX300) and Nikon (such as the D3100 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 significantly less startup delay (1100 ms vs 2200 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 75.0), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens), has significantly narrower dynamic range (10.8 EV vs 12.4 EV), takes slightly lower resolution photos (14 MP vs 20 MP) and doesn't record movies in 24p.

Samsung NX11

Samsung NX11
1 year newer
$552 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 NX300

Samsung NX300
3 years newer
$449 - $499 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the NX300 (vs the NX10)

  • Much larger screen: 3.3" vs 3"
  • More dynamic range: 12.7 EV vs 10.8 EV
  • Much less shutter lag: 116 ms vs 424 ms

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
  • Each supports an external flash

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000
4 years newer
$548 (body only)
$648 - $698 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the A6000 (vs the NX10)

  • More dynamic range: 13.1 EV vs 10.8 EV
  • Significantly better image quality: 82.0 vs 63.0
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None

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 supports an external flash
  • Each has a built-in flash

Samsung NX1000

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

Significant advantages of the NX1000 (vs the NX10)

  • More dynamic range: 12.4 EV vs 10.8 EV
  • Takes 3D photos
  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 614k dots

Significant disadvantages of the NX1000 (vs the NX10)

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

common strengths of the NX1000 and NX10

  • Each supports an external flash

Samsung NX20

Samsung NX20
2 years newer
$330 (body only)
$600 18-55mm lens

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 supports an external flash

Sony Alpha ILC-3000

Sony Alpha ILC-3000
3 years newer

Significant advantages of the ILC-3000 (vs the NX10)

  • More dynamic range: 12.8 EV vs 10.8 EV
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Better image quality: 78.0 vs 63.0

Significant disadvantages of the ILC-3000 (vs the NX10)

  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 614k dots
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Significantly more startup delay: 2200 ms vs 1100 ms

common strengths of the ILC-3000 and NX10

  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
  • Each supports an external flash
  • 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 records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs none), has a significantly larger screen (3" vs 2.7"), has a slightly higher resolution screen (614k dots vs 230k dots), takes slightly higher resolution photos (14 MP vs 10.1 MP) and lets you preview your photos on the screen.

However, on average it is slightly more noisy at high ISO (572 ISO vs 868 ISO), has slightly lower image quality (63.0 vs 72.0), has slightly narrower dynamic range (10.8 EV vs 12.5 EV), doesn't record movies in 24p and has slightly more startup delay (1100 ms vs 700 ms).

Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100
7 months newer
$263 (body only)
$358 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
  • Supports 24p

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 (124×97×74 mm) vs Mid size (123×87×40 mm)

common strengths of the D3100 and NX10

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (124×97×74 mm) vs Mid size (123×87×40 mm)

Nikon D3000

Nikon D3000
5 months older
$600 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D3000 (vs the NX10)

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

Significant disadvantages of the D3000 (vs the NX10)

  • Does not take movies: None vs 720p @ 30fps
  • No live view
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED

common strengths of the D3000 and NX10

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (126×97×64 mm) vs Mid size (123×87×40 mm)
  • Very thin: 2.5" vs 1.6"
  • Light weight: 485 g vs 499 g

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS
1 year older
$400 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the Rebel XS (vs the NX10)

  • Much less shutter lag: 164 ms vs 424 ms
  • Much more lenses available: 220 lenses vs 55 lenses
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital

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

Nikon D5100

Nikon D5100
1 year newer
$368 (body only)
$640 18-55mm lens

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 EV vs 10.8 EV

Significant disadvantages of the D5100 (vs the NX10)

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

common strengths of the D5100 and NX10

  • None found

Nikon D5000

Nikon D5000
8 months older
$650 (body only)
$750 18-55mm, 55-200mm lenses

Significant advantages of the D5000 (vs the NX10)

  • More dynamic range: 12.5 EV vs 10.8 EV
  • Supports 24p
  • Lower noise at high ISO: 868 ISO vs 572 ISO

Significant disadvantages of the D5000 (vs the NX10)

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

common strengths of the D5000 and NX10

  • None found

Canon EOS Kiss Digital X

Canon EOS Kiss Digital X
3 years older

Significant advantages of the Kiss Digital X (vs the NX10)

  • Much less shutter lag: 200 ms vs 424 ms
  • Much more lenses available: 220 lenses vs 55 lenses
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital

Significant disadvantages of the Kiss Digital X (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 Kiss Digital X and NX10

  • Very small: Prosumer size (127×94×65 mm) vs Mid size (123×87×40 mm)
  • Very thin: 2.6" vs 1.6"

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung NX10 compared to pro digicam competitors include: it has an OLED screen (OLED vs LCD), has interchangeable lenses, has higher quality type of viewfinder (digital vs none), supports an external flash and has a faster max shutter speed (1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

However, on average it has slightly lower image quality (63.0 vs 71.0), records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps), has a significantly lower resolution screen (614k dots vs 1,229k dots), is much larger (mid size (123×87×40 mm) vs compact (102×58×41 mm)) and has much narrower dynamic range (10.8 EV vs 12.7 EV).

Canon PowerShot G7 X

Canon PowerShot G7 X
4 years newer
$484 - $649

Significant advantages of the G7 X (vs the NX10)

  • More dynamic range: 12.7 EV vs 10.8 EV
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Much smaller: Compact (103×60×40 mm) vs Mid size (123×87×40 mm)

Significant disadvantages of the G7 X (vs the NX10)

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

common strengths of the G7 X and NX10

  • Relatively low noise at high ISO: 556 ISO vs 572 ISO
  • Supports RAW
  • Good color depth: 23 bits vs 22.8 bits

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III
4 years newer
$798

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

  • More dynamic range: 12.3 EV vs 10.8 EV
  • 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 III (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Built-in lens only
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

common strengths of the DSC-RX100 III and NX10

  • Relatively low noise at high ISO: 495 ISO vs 572 ISO
  • Supports RAW
  • Good color depth: 22.4 bits vs 22.8 bits