As well as being compared against other mirrorless, the Samsung NX10 is also often compared to entry-level DSLRs, pro DSLRs, pro digicams and super zooms. The Samsung NX10's top rivals come from Samsung (such as the NX11 and the NX2000) and Nikon (such as the D3300 and the D3100)

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 an OLED screen (OLED vs LCD), lets you preview your photos on the screen and has a built-in flash.

However, on average it is significantly more noisy at high ISO (572 ISO vs 908 ISO), has significantly lower image quality (63.0 vs 75.0), has a much smaller screen (3" vs 3.3"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (614k dots vs 768k dots) and has slightly less color depth (22.8 bits vs 23.4 bits).

Samsung NX11

Samsung NX11
1 year newer

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

  • OLED screens: OLED vs OLED
  • Thin: 1.6" vs 1.6"
  • Each has a built-in flash

Samsung NX2000

Samsung NX2000
3 years newer
$399 20-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the NX2000 (vs the NX10)

  • Much larger screen: 3.7" vs 3"
  • Significantly lower noise at high ISO: 908 ISO vs 572 ISO
  • Much better image quality: 75.0 vs 63.0

Significant disadvantages of the NX2000 (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital
  • No built-in flash

common strengths of the NX2000 and NX10

  • Thin: 1.4" vs 1.6"

Samsung NX20

Samsung NX20
2 years newer
$548 (body only)

Significant advantages of the NX20 (vs the NX10)

  • Much better image quality: 75.0 vs 63.0
  • More dynamic range: 12.9 EV vs 10.8 EV
  • Significantly lower noise at high ISO: 785 ISO vs 572 ISO

Significant disadvantages of the NX20 (vs the NX10)

  • None found

common strengths of the NX20 and NX10

  • OLED screens: OLED vs OLED
  • Thin: 1.6" vs 1.6"
  • Each has a built-in flash

Samsung NX30

Samsung NX30
3 years newer
$721 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the NX30 (vs the NX10)

  • Much lower noise at high ISO: 1,014 ISO vs 572 ISO
  • Much better image quality: 76.0 vs 63.0
  • More dynamic range: 12.4 EV vs 10.8 EV

Significant disadvantages of the NX30 (vs the NX10)

  • None found

common strengths of the NX30 and NX10

  • OLED screens: OLED vs OLED
  • Each has a built-in flash

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)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • No live view
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 614k dots

common strengths of the NX5 and NX10

  • Thin: 1.6" vs 1.6"
  • Each has a built-in flash

Samsung NX300

Samsung NX300
3 years newer
$689 (body only)
$700 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the NX300 (vs the NX10)

  • Much larger screen: 3.3" vs 3"
  • Much lower noise at high ISO: 942 ISO vs 572 ISO
  • Much better image quality: 76.0 vs 63.0

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
  • Thin: 1.6" vs 1.6"

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung NX10 compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it has a slightly larger screen (3" vs 2.7"), has an OLED screen (OLED vs LCD), is much smaller (mid size (123×87×40 mm) vs prosumer size (124×98×76 mm)), is thinner (1.6" vs 2.8") and is slightly lighter (499 g vs 703 g).

However, on average it is significantly 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 @ 24fps), has much narrower dynamic range (10.8 EV vs 12.5 EV) and takes slightly lower resolution photos (14 MP vs 17.9 MP).

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300
4 years newer
$435 (body only)
$388 - $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

Canon Rebel T2i

Canon EOS Rebel T2i
similar age
$309 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the T2i (vs the NX10)

  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 614k dots
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital

Significant disadvantages of the T2i (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Worse color depth: 22.1 bits vs 22.8 bits
  • Much larger: Prosumer size (129×98×62 mm) vs Mid size (123×87×40 mm)

common strengths of the T2i and NX10

  • Fairly 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 XSi

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi
1 year older
$150 (body only)
$650 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the Rebel XSi (vs the NX10)

  • Much less shutter lag: 160 ms vs 424 ms
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the Rebel XSi (vs the NX10)

  • Does not take movies: None vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 614k dots
  • Worse color depth: 21.9 bits vs 22.8 bits

common strengths of the Rebel XSi and NX10

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (129×98×62 mm) vs Mid size (123×87×40 mm)
  • Very thin: 2.4" vs 1.6"
  • Light weight: 524 g vs 499 g

Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100
7 months newer
$529 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)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 614k dots
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • 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)
  • Light weight: 505 g vs 499 g

Nikon D90

Nikon D90
1 year older
$350 (body only)

Significant advantages of the D90 (vs the NX10)

  • More dynamic range: 12.5 EV vs 10.8 EV
  • Significantly lower noise at high ISO: 977 ISO vs 572 ISO
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Digital

Significant disadvantages of the D90 (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Much larger: Professional size (132×103×77 mm) vs Mid size (123×87×40 mm)
  • Much thicker: 3" vs 1.6"

common strengths of the D90 and NX10

  • None found

Samsung GX-20

Samsung GX-20
1 year older

Significant advantages of the GX-20 (vs the NX10)

  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Digital
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs None
  • More dynamic range: 11.2 EV vs 10.8 EV

Significant disadvantages of the GX-20 (vs the NX10)

  • Does not take movies: None vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 614k dots
  • Much smaller screen: 2.7" vs 3"

common strengths of the GX-20 and NX10

  • Thin: 2.8" vs 1.6"

compared toPro DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung NX10 compared to pro DSLR competitors include: it has slightly better image quality (63.0 vs 50.0), has much more color depth (22.8 bits vs 20.4 bits), has a much larger screen (3" vs 2"), lets you preview your photos on the screen and has an OLED screen (OLED vs LCD).

However, on average it doesn't record movies in 24p, has significantly more startup delay (1100 ms vs 400 ms), doesn't have a screen which flips out, has a lower quality type of viewfinder (digital vs pentaprism) and lacks and external mic jack.

Canon EOS 60D

Canon EOS 60D
7 months newer
$800 (body only)
$1,349 18-135mm lens

Significant advantages of the 60D (vs the NX10)

  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Digital
  • Supports 24p
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the 60D (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Worse color depth: 22.2 bits vs 22.8 bits
  • Much thicker: 3.1" vs 1.6"

common strengths of the 60D and NX10

  • Fairly small: Professional size (145×106×79 mm) vs Mid size (123×87×40 mm)
  • Light weight: 755 g vs 499 g
  • Built-in flashes

Nikon D70s

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4 years older
$372 18-70mm lens

Significant advantages of the D70s (vs the NX10)

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

Significant disadvantages of the D70s (vs the NX10)

  • Worse color depth: 20.4 bits vs 22.8 bits
  • Much smaller screen: 2" vs 3"
  • 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)
  • Thin: 3.1" vs 1.6"
  • Light weight: 679 g vs 499 g

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung NX10 compared to pro digicam competitors include: it has a significantly larger screen (3" vs 2.8"), has an OLED screen (OLED vs LCD) and has interchangeable lenses.

However, on average it doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO), lacks and external mic jack, users slower contrast detection autofocus (contrast detection vs phase detection) and is older (january 2010 vs january 2013).

Fujifilm FinePix x20

Fujifilm FinePix x20
3 years newer
$514

Significant advantages of the x20 (vs the NX10)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Has an external mic jack
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the x20 (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Significantly smaller screen: 2.8" vs 3"
  • Built-in lens only

common strengths of the x20 and NX10

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Support external flash
  • Viewfinders: Tunnel vs Digital

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung NX10 compared to super zoom competitors include: it has much better image quality (63.0 vs 35.0), is slightly smaller (mid size (123×87×40 mm) vs prosumer size (118×81×100 mm)), takes slightly higher resolution photos (14 MP vs 9.7 MP), has much more color depth (22.8 bits vs 19 bits) and has much wider dynamic range (10.8 EV vs 10.2 EV).

However, on average it doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 120 fps), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens), doesn't have a screen which flips out and is older (january 2010 vs january 2013).

Nikon Coolpix L820

Nikon Coolpix L820
3 years newer
$199

Significant advantages of the L820 (vs the NX10)

  • Records high-speed movies: 240 fps vs None
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the L820 (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Built-in lens only
  • Significantly thicker: 3.3" vs 1.6"

common strengths of the L820 and NX10

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (111×76×85 mm) vs Mid size (123×87×40 mm)
  • Thin: 3.3" vs 1.6"
  • Light weight: 470 g vs 499 g

Fujifilm FinePix S4000

Fujifilm FinePix S4000
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the S4000 (vs the NX10)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the S4000 (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Built-in lens only

common strengths of the S4000 and NX10

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (118×81×100 mm) vs Mid size (123×87×40 mm)
  • Light weight: 540 g vs 499 g
  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital

Nikon Coolpix P600

Nikon Coolpix P600
4 years newer
$429

Significant advantages of the P600 (vs the NX10)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Records high-speed movies: 120 fps vs None
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the P600 (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Significantly larger: Professional size (125×85×107 mm) vs Mid size (123×87×40 mm)
  • Built-in lens only

common strengths of the P600 and NX10

  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
  • Fast max shutter speeds: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second