As well as being compared against other mirrorless, the Samsung NX10 is also often compared to entry-level DSLRs, pro DSLRs, pro digicams, travel zooms and super zooms. The Samsung NX10's top rivals come from Samsung (such as the NX11 and the NX20) and Canon (such as the Rebel T3i and the Rebel T3)

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 12.2 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 NX11

Samsung NX11
1 year newer
$719 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
  • Many lenses available: 36 lenses vs 36 lenses
arrow Compare the NX11 vs the NX10

Samsung NX20

Samsung NX20
2 years newer
$956 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

Sony Alpha NEX-5

Sony Alpha NEX-5
4 months newer
$498 - $1,020 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the NEX-5 (vs the NX10)

  • More dynamic range: 12.2 EV vs 10.8 EV
  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Can create panoramas in-camera

Significant disadvantages of the NEX-5 (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-5 and NX10

  • Each supports an external flash
arrow Compare the Sony Alpha NEX-5 vs the Samsung 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 supports an external flash
arrow Compare the NX5 vs the NX10

Samsung NX300

Samsung NX300
3 years newer
$509 - $664 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the NX300 (vs the NX10)

  • More dynamic range: 12.7 EV vs 10.8 EV
  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 60fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • 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
  • Many lenses available: 36 lenses vs 36 lenses
  • Each supports an external flash
arrow Compare the NX300 vs the NX10

Samsung NX1000

Samsung NX1000
2 years newer
$330 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
  • Significantly more shutter lag: 598 ms vs 424 ms

common strengths of the NX1000 and NX10

  • Many lenses available: 36 lenses vs 36 lenses
  • Each supports an external flash
arrow Compare the NX1000 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 records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs none), has slightly more color depth (22.8 bits vs 22 bits), has a significantly larger screen (3.0" vs 2.7"), has a slightly higher resolution screen (614k dots vs 230k dots) and lets you preview your photos on the screen.

However, on average it is slightly more noisy at high ISO (572 ISO vs 755 ISO), has slightly narrower dynamic range (10.8 EV vs 11.2 EV), doesn't record movies in 24p, has slightly more startup delay (1100 ms vs 500 ms) and has a lower quality type of viewfinder (digital vs pentaprism).

Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i
1 year newer
$499 - $774 (body only)
$200 - $617 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

Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100
7 months newer
$278 (body only)
$392 - $427 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

Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3
1 year newer
$290 - $329 (body only)
$369 - $449 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
  • Significantly 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

Samsung GX-10

Samsung GX-10
3 years older

Significant advantages of the GX-10 (vs the NX10)

  • Image stabilization: Sensor shift vs None
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Digital
  • 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"
arrow Compare the GX-10 vs the NX10

Nikon D80

Nikon D80
3 years older
$974 (body only)
$1,475 18-135mm lens

Significant advantages of the D80 (vs the NX10)

  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Much more lenses available: 205 lenses vs 36 lenses
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Digital

Significant disadvantages of the D80 (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 D80 and NX10

  • None found
arrow Compare the Nikon D80 vs the Samsung NX10

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS
1 year older
$593 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: 197 lenses vs 36 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 3.0"
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED

common strengths of the Rebel XS and NX10

  • Very small: Prosumer size 126x98x65 mm vs Mid size 123x87x40 mm
  • Very thin: 2.6" vs 1.6"
  • Light weight: 502 g vs 499 g
arrow Compare the Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS 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 an OLED screen (OLED vs LCD), is much smaller (mid size 123x87x40 mm vs professional size 141x113x82 mm), is thinner (1.6" vs 3.2") and is significantly lighter (499 g vs 850 g).

However, on average it is significantly more noisy at high ISO (572 ISO vs 2,980 ISO), has significantly lower image quality (63.0 vs 94.0), has much narrower dynamic range (10.8 EV vs 14.2 EV), has a slightly smaller screen (3.0" vs 3.2") and takes slightly lower resolution photos (14 MP vs 24.2 MP).

Canon EOS 40D

Canon EOS 40D
2 years older
$1,138 (body only)

Significant advantages of the 40D (vs the NX10)

  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Much more lenses available: 197 lenses vs 36 lenses
  • Much less shutter lag: 128 ms vs 424 ms

Significant disadvantages of the 40D (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 614k dots
  • Much thicker: 2.9" vs 1.6"

common strengths of the 40D and NX10

  • Fairly small: Professional size 146x108x74 mm vs Mid size 123x87x40 mm
  • Thin: 2.9" vs 1.6"
  • Inexpensive: $1,138.00 vs $1,088.53
arrow Compare the Canon EOS 40D vs the Samsung NX10

Nikon D610

Nikon D610
3 years newer
$1,897 (body only)
$2,397 - $2,400 24-85mm lens

Significant advantages of the D610 (vs the NX10)

  • Much lower noise at high ISO: 2,980 ISO vs 572 ISO
  • Much better image quality: 94.0 vs 63.0
  • More dynamic range: 14.2 EV vs 10.8 EV

Significant disadvantages of the D610 (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Much thicker: 3.2" vs 1.6"
  • Much larger: Professional size 141x113x82 mm vs Mid size 123x87x40 mm

common strengths of the D610 and NX10

  • Each has a built-in flash
arrow Compare the Nikon D610 vs the Samsung NX10

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung NX10 compared to pro digicam competitors include: it has a much larger sensor (APS-C 23.4x15.6mm vs 1/1.7" 7.6x5.7mm), is much less noisy at high ISO (572 ISO vs 156 ISO), has much better image quality (63.0 vs 37.0), has a slightly higher resolution screen (614k dots vs 460k dots) and has much more color depth (22.8 bits vs 19 bits).

However, on average it doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 200 fps), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens), lacks a built in HDR feature, lacks a built in panoramas and is older (january, 2010 vs september, 2011).

Fujifilm Finepix X10

Fujifilm Finepix X10
1 year newer
$323 - $425

Significant advantages of the X10 (vs the NX10)

  • Image stabilization: Lens vs None
  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Can create panoramas in-camera

Significant disadvantages of the X10 (vs the NX10)

  • Much smaller sensor: 2/3" 8.8x6.6mm vs APS-C 23.4x15.6mm
  • Much more noise at high ISO: 245 ISO vs 572 ISO
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED

common strengths of the X10 and NX10

  • Supports RAW
  • Support external flash
  • Viewfinders: Tunnel vs Digital
arrow Compare the Fujifilm Finepix X10 vs the Samsung NX10

Canon PowerShot G10

Canon PowerShot G10
1 year older
$759

Significant advantages of the G10 (vs the NX10)

  • Image stabilization: Lens vs None

Significant disadvantages of the G10 (vs the NX10)

  • Much smaller sensor: 1/1.7" 7.6x5.7mm vs APS-C 23.4x15.6mm
  • Much more noise at high ISO: 156 ISO vs 572 ISO
  • Much worse image quality: 37.0 vs 63.0

common strengths of the G10 and NX10

  • Supports RAW
  • Support external flash
  • Viewfinders: Tunnel vs Digital
arrow Compare the Canon PowerShot G10 vs the Samsung NX10

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung NX10 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it takes significantly higher resolution photos (14 MP vs 9.7 MP), has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD), has a much larger sensor (APS-C 23.4x15.6mm vs 1/2.3" 6.2x4.6mm), has an OLED screen (OLED vs LCD) and shoots RAW.

However, on average it doesn't have a built-in GPS, records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens), doesn't shoot as fast continuously (3 fps vs 10 fps) and lacks a built in HDR feature.

Olympus 620 UZ

Olympus SP-620 UZ
2 years newer
$143

Significant advantages of the 620 UZ (vs the NX10)

  • Image stabilization: Sensor shift vs None
  • Takes 3D photos
  • Can create panoramas in-camera

Significant disadvantages of the 620 UZ (vs the NX10)

  • Much smaller sensor: 1/2.3" 6.2x4.6mm vs APS-C 23.4x15.6mm
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 614k dots

common strengths of the 620 UZ and NX10

  • None found
arrow Compare the Olympus SP-620 UZ vs the Samsung NX10

Panasonic Lumix ZS40

Panasonic Lumix ZS40
4 years newer
$398 - $448

Significant advantages of the ZS40 (vs the NX10)

  • Has a GPS
  • Image stabilization: Lens vs None
  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 60fps vs 720p @ 30fps

Significant disadvantages of the ZS40 (vs the NX10)

  • Much smaller sensor: 1/2.3" 6.2x4.6mm vs APS-C 23.4x15.6mm
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Built-in lens only

common strengths of the ZS40 and NX10

  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS
  • RAW support
  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
arrow Compare the Panasonic Lumix ZS40 vs the Samsung NX10

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung NX10 compared to super zoom competitors include: it has a slightly larger screen (3.0" vs 2.5"), has a slightly higher resolution screen (614k dots vs 230k dots), is significantly smaller (mid size 123x87x40 mm vs prosumer size 128x88x87 mm), takes significantly higher resolution photos (14 MP vs 9.8 MP) and has much less startup delay (1100 ms vs 2400 ms).

However, on average it records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 30fps), doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 220 fps), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens), doesn't have a screen which flips out and is much more expensive ($1,088.53 vs $315.00).

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS
4 months older
$550

Significant advantages of the SX20 IS (vs the NX10)

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

Significant disadvantages of the SX20 IS (vs the NX10)

  • Much smaller sensor: 1/2.3" 6.2x4.6mm vs APS-C 23.4x15.6mm
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Significantly smaller screen: 2.5" vs 3.0"

common strengths of the SX20 IS and NX10

  • Support external flash
  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
arrow Compare the Canon PowerShot SX20 IS vs the Samsung NX10

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ100
6 months newer
$315

Significant advantages of the DMC-FZ100 (vs the NX10)

  • Image stabilization: Lens vs None
  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FZ100 (vs the NX10)

  • Much smaller sensor: 1/2.3" 6.1x4.6mm vs APS-C 23.4x15.6mm
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Significantly larger: Prosumer size 124x81x95 mm vs Mid size 123x87x40 mm

common strengths of the DMC-FZ100 and NX10

  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS
  • RAW support
  • Support external flash
arrow Compare the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ100 vs the Samsung NX10