As well as being compared against other mirrorless, the Samsung NX10 is also often compared to boutiques, entry-level DSLRs, pro DSLRs and pro digicams. The Samsung NX10's top rivals come from Samsung (such as the NX20 and the NX1000) and Canon (such as the Rebel T3 and the EOS M)

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 2700 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 12.4 EV), takes slightly lower resolution photos (14 MP vs 17.9 MP) and doesn't have a touch screen.

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
arrow Compare the NX20 vs the NX10

Samsung NX1000

Samsung NX1000
2 years newer
$328 (body only)
$318 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
arrow Compare the NX1000 vs the NX10

Canon EOS M

Canon EOS M
2 years newer
$236 (body only)
$315 - $970 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the EOS M (vs the NX10)

  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 614k dots
  • Has in-camera HDR
  • Supports 24p

Significant disadvantages of the EOS M (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital
  • Much more shutter lag: 742 ms vs 424 ms

common strengths of the EOS M and NX10

  • Each supports an external flash
arrow Compare the Canon EOS M vs the Samsung NX10

Samsung NX30

Samsung NX30
3 years newer
$1,064 (body only)
$699 - $1,638 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
arrow Compare the NX30 vs the NX10

Samsung NX11

Samsung NX11
1 year newer
$629 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 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

compared toBoutique competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung NX10 compared to boutique competitors include: it has a much larger screen (3.0" vs 2.0"), has a slightly higher resolution screen (614k dots vs 230k dots), is much smaller (mid size 123x87x40 mm vs large 139x168x97 mm), has slightly less startup delay (1100 ms vs 1900 ms) and has significantly more color depth (22.8 bits vs 21.7 bits).

However, on average it doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (3,200 ISO vs 12,500 ISO), doesn't record movies in 24p, doesn't have a screen which flips out and lacks a built in HDR feature.

Leica X2

Leica X2
2 years newer
$205 - $1,795

Significant advantages of the X2 (vs the NX10)

  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 12,500 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
  • Significantly lighter: 345 g vs 499 g

Significant disadvantages of the X2 (vs the NX10)

  • Much smaller screen: 2.7" vs 3.0"
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 614k dots

common strengths of the X2 and NX10

  • None found
arrow Compare the Leica X2 vs the Samsung NX10

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-R1

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-R1
4 years older

Significant advantages of the DSC-R1 (vs the NX10)

  • Has more storage slots: 2 vs 1

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-R1 (vs the NX10)

  • Much smaller screen: 2.0" vs 3.0"
  • Much larger: Large 139x168x97 mm vs Mid size 123x87x40 mm
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED

common strengths of the DSC-R1 and NX10

  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
arrow Compare the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-R1 vs the Samsung NX10

Canon PowerShot G1X

Canon PowerShot G1X
2 years newer
$549

Significant advantages of the G1X (vs the NX10)

  • Image stabilization: Lens vs None
  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 920k dots vs 614k dots
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the G1X (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Built-in lens only
  • Significantly more shutter lag: 697 ms vs 424 ms

common strengths of the G1X and NX10

  • Viewfinders: Tunnel vs Digital
arrow Compare the Canon PowerShot G1X vs the Samsung NX10

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 2.7"), has a slightly higher resolution screen (614k dots vs 230k dots), lets you preview your photos on the screen, has a marginally larger sensor (APS-C 23.4x15.6mm vs APS-C 22.3x14.9mm) and has an OLED screen (OLED vs LCD).

However, on average it is slightly more noisy at high ISO (572 ISO vs 919 ISO), has slightly lower image quality (63.0 vs 81.0), records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 24fps), has slightly narrower dynamic range (10.8 EV vs 11.5 EV) and doesn't record movies in 24p.

Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3
1 year newer
$389 - $418 (body only)
$399 - $539 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

Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200
2 years newer
$319 - $831 (body only)
$477 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D3200 (vs the NX10)

  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Much lower noise at high ISO: 1,131 ISO vs 572 ISO
  • Much better image quality: 81.0 vs 63.0

Significant disadvantages of the D3200 (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Much larger: Prosumer size 125x96x76 mm vs Mid size 123x87x40 mm
  • Much thicker: 3" vs 1.6"

common strengths of the D3200 and NX10

  • Light weight: 505 g vs 499 g
arrow Compare the Nikon D3200 vs the Samsung NX10

Nikon D3000

Nikon D3000
5 months older
$299 (body only)
$575 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D3000 (vs the NX10)

  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Much more lenses available: 205 lenses vs 36 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

  • Very small: Prosumer size 126x97x64 mm vs Mid size 123x87x40 mm
  • Very thin: 2.5" vs 1.6"
  • Light weight: 485 g vs 499 g
arrow Compare the Nikon D3000 vs the Samsung NX10

Canon Rebel T2i

Canon EOS Rebel T2i
similar age
$674 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the T2i (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 T2i (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Much smaller sensor: APS-C 22.3x14.9mm vs APS-C 23.4x15.6mm
  • Much larger: Prosumer size 129x98x62 mm vs Mid size 123x87x40 mm

common strengths of the T2i and NX10

  • Very small: Prosumer size 129x98x62 mm vs Mid size 123x87x40 mm
  • Very thin: 2.4" vs 1.6"
arrow Compare the Canon EOS Rebel T2i vs the Samsung NX10

Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100
7 months newer
$270 - $387 (body only)
$399 - $430 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
arrow Compare the Nikon D3100 vs the Samsung NX10

Sony Alpha DSLR-A350

Sony Alpha DSLR-A350
1 year older
$950 75-300mm lens

Significant advantages of the DSLR-A350 (vs the NX10)

  • Much less shutter lag: 188 ms vs 424 ms
  • Image stabilization: Sensor shift vs None
  • More dynamic range: 11.5 EV vs 10.8 EV

Significant disadvantages of the DSLR-A350 (vs the NX10)

  • Does not take movies: None vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Significantly smaller screen: 2.7" vs 3.0"

common strengths of the DSLR-A350 and NX10

  • None found
arrow Compare the Sony Alpha DSLR-A350 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 slightly more color depth (22.8 bits vs 22 bits), has an OLED screen (OLED vs LCD), is newer (january, 2010 vs august, 2007), is much smaller (mid size 123x87x40 mm vs professional size 148x111x74 mm) and is thinner (1.6" vs 2.9").

However, on average it has slightly narrower dynamic range (10.8 EV vs 11.7 EV), it's body is not weather sealed, doesn't record movies in 24p, doesn't shoot as fast continuously (3 fps vs 8 fps) and has significantly more startup delay (1100 ms vs 400 ms).

Canon EOS 7D

Canon EOS 7D
4 months older
$999 - $1,499 (body only)
$1,299 - $1,699 18-135mm lens

Significant advantages of the 7D (vs the NX10)

  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Supports 24p
  • Much more lenses available: 197 lenses vs 36 lenses

Significant disadvantages of the 7D (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Much thicker: 2.9" vs 1.6"
  • Much larger: Professional size 148x111x74 mm vs Mid size 123x87x40 mm

common strengths of the 7D and NX10

  • Fairly small: Professional size 148x111x74 mm vs Mid size 123x87x40 mm
  • Thin: 2.9" vs 1.6"
  • Inexpensive: $999.00 vs $951.64
arrow Compare the Canon EOS 7D vs the Samsung NX10

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 less shutter lag: 128 ms vs 424 ms
  • Much more lenses available: 197 lenses vs 36 lenses

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 $951.64
arrow Compare the Canon EOS 40D 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 significantly less noisy at high ISO (572 ISO vs 129 ISO), has slightly better image quality (63.0 vs 40.0), has significantly more color depth (22.8 bits vs 19.2 bits) and has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD).

However, on average it has a slightly lower resolution screen (614k dots vs 1,040k dots), has significantly narrower dynamic range (10.8 EV vs 12.7 EV), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO) and doesn't have a touch screen.

Canon PowerShot G7 X

Canon PowerShot G7 X
4 years newer
$699 - $700

Significant advantages of the G7 X (vs the NX10)

  • More dynamic range: 12.7 EV vs 10.8 EV
  • Image stabilization: Lens vs None
  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 60fps vs 720p @ 30fps

Significant disadvantages of the G7 X (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
  • Built-in lens only

common strengths of the G7 X and NX10

  • Very large sensors: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs APS-C 23.4x15.6mm
  • Relatively low noise at high ISO: 556 ISO vs 572 ISO
  • Supports RAW
arrow Compare the Canon PowerShot G7 X vs the Samsung NX10

Samsung TL500

Samsung TL500
similar age

Significant advantages of the TL500 (vs the NX10)

  • Image stabilization: Lens vs None
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Higher resolution screen: 920k dots vs 614k dots

Significant disadvantages of the TL500 (vs the NX10)

  • Much smaller sensor: 1/1.7" 7.6x5.7mm vs APS-C 23.4x15.6mm
  • Much more noise at high ISO: 129 ISO vs 572 ISO
  • Much worse image quality: 40.0 vs 63.0

common strengths of the TL500 and NX10

  • Supports RAW
  • OLED screens: OLED vs OLED
  • Support external flash
arrow Compare the TL500 vs the NX10

Leica D-Lux 6

Leica D-Lux 6
2 years newer
$599 - $698

Significant advantages of the D-Lux 6 (vs the NX10)

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

Significant disadvantages of the D-Lux 6 (vs the NX10)

  • Much smaller sensor: 1/1.8" 7.4x5.6mm vs APS-C 23.4x15.6mm
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Built-in lens only

common strengths of the D-Lux 6 and NX10

  • Supports RAW
  • Minimal startup delay: 750 ms vs 1100 ms
  • Support external flash
arrow Compare the Leica D-Lux 6 vs the Samsung NX10