As well as being compared against other mirrorless, the Samsung NX10 is also often compared to entry-level DSLRs, pro DSLRs and pro digicams. The Samsung NX10's top rivals come from Samsung (such as the NX20 and the NX300) and Sony (such as the Alpha A6000 and the NEX-5T)

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 1700 ms), has an OLED screen (OLED vs LCD) 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 75.0), has a slightly lower resolution screen (614k dots vs 921k dots), has significantly narrower dynamic range (10.8 EV vs 12.4 EV) and takes slightly lower resolution photos (14 MP vs 20 MP).

Samsung NX20

Samsung NX20
2 years newer
$982 (body only)
$977 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the NX20 (vs the NX10)

  • More dynamic range: 12.9 EV vs 10.8 EV
  • Can create panoramas in-camera
  • 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

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000
4 years newer
$448 (body only)
$598 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the A6000 (vs the NX10)

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

Significant disadvantages of the A6000 (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Fewer lenses available: 21 lenses vs 36 lenses

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 NX300

Samsung NX300
3 years newer
$399 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the NX300 (vs the NX10)

  • More dynamic range: 12.7 EV vs 10.8 EV
  • Much less shutter lag: 116 ms vs 424 ms
  • 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
  • Many lenses available: 36 lenses vs 36 lenses
  • Each supports an external flash

Samsung NX11

Samsung NX11
1 year newer
$516 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

Samsung NX1000

Samsung NX1000
2 years newer
$370 (body only)
$322 20-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the NX1000 (vs the NX10)

  • More dynamic range: 12.4 EV vs 10.8 EV
  • Can create panoramas in-camera
  • Takes 3D photos

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

Samsung NX30

Samsung NX30
3 years newer
$1,213 (body only)
$595 - $800 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the NX30 (vs the NX10)

  • More dynamic range: 12.4 EV vs 10.8 EV
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 1,036k dots vs 614k dots

Significant disadvantages of the NX30 (vs the NX10)

  • Significantly larger: Prosumer size 127x96x58 mm vs Mid size 123x87x40 mm
  • Significantly thicker: 2.3" vs 1.6"

common strengths of the NX30 and NX10

  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
  • OLED screens: OLED vs OLED
  • Many lenses available: 36 lenses vs 36 lenses

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 (3.0" vs 2.5"), lets you preview your photos on the screen, has a marginally larger sensor (APS-C 23.4x15.6mm vs APS-C 22.3x14.9mm), has an OLED screen (OLED vs LCD) and is much smaller (mid size 123x87x40 mm vs prosumer size 124x98x75 mm).

However, on average it is significantly more noisy at high ISO (572 ISO vs 1,284 ISO), has slightly lower image quality (63.0 vs 82.0), records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 20fps), has significantly narrower dynamic range (10.8 EV vs 12.8 EV) and takes slightly lower resolution photos (14 MP vs 24 MP).

Nikon D5200

Nikon D5200
2 years newer
$497 (body only)
$597 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D5200 (vs the NX10)

  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 60fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Much lower noise at high ISO: 1,284 ISO vs 572 ISO
  • Much better image quality: 84.0 vs 63.0

Significant disadvantages of the D5200 (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Much larger: Prosumer size 129x98x78 mm vs Mid size 123x87x40 mm
  • Much thicker: 3.1" vs 1.6"

common strengths of the D5200 and NX10

  • None found

Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100
7 months newer
$272 (body only)
$409 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
  • Light weight: 505 g vs 499 g

Samsung GX-10

Samsung GX-10
3 years older
$799 18-55mm lens

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

  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Digital
  • Image stabilization: Sensor shift vs None
  • 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"

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300
4 years newer
$439 - $497 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
  • Much better image quality: 82.0 vs 63.0

Significant disadvantages of the D3300 (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Much larger: Prosumer size 124x98x75 mm vs Mid size 123x87x40 mm
  • Much thicker: 3" vs 1.6"

common strengths of the D3300 and NX10

  • Light weight: 430 g vs 499 g

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi
1 year older
$899 (body only)
$450 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the Rebel XSi (vs the NX10)

  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Much less shutter lag: 160 ms vs 424 ms
  • Much more lenses available: 197 lenses vs 36 lenses

Significant disadvantages of the Rebel XSi (vs the NX10)

  • Does not take movies: None vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 614k dots

common strengths of the Rebel XSi and NX10

  • Very small: Prosumer size 129x98x62 mm vs Mid size 123x87x40 mm
  • Very thin: 2.4" vs 1.6"
  • Light weight: 524 g vs 499 g

Canon Rebel T1i

Canon EOS Rebel T1i
9 months older
$999 (body only)

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)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Worse color depth: 21.7 bits vs 22.8 bits
  • 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

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 large 160x157x91 mm), is significantly less expensive ($951.64 vs $4,514.06), is thinner (1.6" vs 3.6") and is much lighter (499 g vs 1,340 g).

However, on average it is significantly more noisy at high ISO (572 ISO vs 2,965 ISO), has significantly lower image quality (63.0 vs 89.0), has much narrower dynamic range (10.8 EV vs 13.1 EV), has a slightly smaller screen (3.0" vs 3.2") and has a significantly lower resolution screen (614k dots vs 922k dots).

Nikon D300

Nikon D300
2 years older
$1,700 (body only)
$3,000 18-135mm lens

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)

  • Does not take movies: None vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Much larger: Professional size 147x114x74 mm vs Mid size 123x87x40 mm

common strengths of the D300 and NX10

  • Thin: 2.9" vs 1.6"
  • Each has a built-in flash

Nikon D4

Nikon D4
2 years newer
$4,514 (body only)

Significant advantages of the D4 (vs the NX10)

  • Much lower noise at high ISO: 2,965 ISO vs 572 ISO
  • Much better image quality: 89.0 vs 63.0
  • More dynamic range: 13.1 EV vs 10.8 EV

Significant disadvantages of the D4 (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Much larger: Large 160x157x91 mm vs Mid size 123x87x40 mm
  • Much thicker: 3.6" vs 1.6"

common strengths of the D4 and NX10

  • None found

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 2/3" 8.8x6.6mm), is significantly less noisy at high ISO (572 ISO vs 245 ISO), has slightly better image quality (63.0 vs 50.0), has slightly more color depth (22.8 bits vs 20.5 bits) and has much less startup delay (1100 ms vs 2800 ms).

However, on average it records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps), has a slightly lower resolution screen (614k dots vs 1,229k dots), has significantly narrower dynamic range (10.8 EV vs 12.4 EV), doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 200 fps) and doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens).

Fujifilm Finepix X10

Fujifilm Finepix X10
1 year newer
$400

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

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100
2 years newer
$498 - $798

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

  • Image stabilization: Lens vs None
  • More dynamic range: 12.4 EV vs 10.8 EV
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,229k dots vs 614k dots

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX100 (vs the NX10)

  • Much smaller sensor: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs APS-C 23.4x15.6mm
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • More noise at high ISO: 390 ISO vs 572 ISO

common strengths of the DSC-RX100 and NX10

  • Very large sensors: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs APS-C 23.4x15.6mm
  • Supports RAW
  • Good color depth: 22.6 bits vs 22.8 bits