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 NX1000 and the NX11) and Nikon (such as the D3100 and the D90)

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 is slightly more noisy at high ISO (572 ISO vs 942 ISO), records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs 4K @ 24fps), has significantly lower image quality (63.0 vs 75.0), has a slightly smaller screen (3" vs 3.3") and has a slightly lower resolution screen (614k dots vs 921k dots).

Samsung NX1000

Samsung NX1000
2 years newer
$380 20-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the NX1000 (vs the NX10)

  • More dynamic range: 12.4 EV vs 10.8 EV
  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 614k dots
  • Better image quality: 72.0 vs 63.0

Significant disadvantages of the NX1000 (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital
  • Significantly more startup delay: 1700 ms vs 1100 ms

common strengths of the NX1000 and NX10

  • Thin: 1.5" vs 1.6"

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

  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
  • OLED screens: OLED vs OLED
  • Thin: 1.6" vs 1.6"

Samsung NX20

Samsung NX20
2 years newer
$346 (body only)

Significant advantages of the NX20 (vs the NX10)

  • More dynamic range: 12.9 EV vs 10.8 EV
  • Significantly better image quality: 75.0 vs 63.0
  • Supports 24p

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
  • Thin: 1.6" vs 1.6"

Samsung NX300

Samsung NX300
3 years newer
$670 (body only)
$630 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
  • Lower noise at high ISO: 942 ISO vs 572 ISO

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"

Samsung NX1

Samsung NX1
4 years newer
$2,800 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the NX1 (vs the NX10)

  • Much lower noise at high ISO: 1,363 ISO vs 572 ISO
  • Higher resolution movies: 4K @ 24fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Much better image quality: 83.0 vs 63.0

Significant disadvantages of the NX1 (vs the NX10)

  • Significantly larger: Prosumer size (139×102×66 mm) vs Mid size (123×87×40 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 2.6" vs 1.6"

common strengths of the NX1 and NX10

  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
  • OLED screens: OLED vs OLED
  • Each has a built-in flash

Samsung NX30

Samsung NX30
3 years newer
$599 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the NX30 (vs the NX10)

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

Significant disadvantages of the NX30 (vs the NX10)

  • 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
  • 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 has slightly more color depth (22.8 bits vs 22.1 bits), has an OLED screen (OLED vs LCD), is much smaller (mid size (123×87×40 mm) vs prosumer size (127×97×79 mm)), is thinner (1.6" vs 3") and is slightly lighter (499 g vs 580 g).

However, on average it is significantly more noisy at high ISO (572 ISO vs 977 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 has a much lower resolution screen (614k dots vs 920k dots).

Canon Rebel T2i

Canon EOS Rebel T2i
similar age
$369 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"

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

Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i
3 years newer
$264 - $649 (body only)
$599 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the T5i (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 T5i (vs the NX10)

  • Worse color depth: 21.7 bits vs 22.8 bits
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Much larger: Professional size (133×100×79 mm) vs Mid size (123×87×40 mm)

common strengths of the T5i and NX10

  • None found

Nikon D90

Nikon D90
1 year older
$376 (body only)
$1,008 18-55mm lens

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

Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200
2 years newer
$377 (body only)
$390 - $419 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D3200 (vs the NX10)

  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • More dynamic range: 13.2 EV vs 10.8 EV
  • Much lower noise at high ISO: 1,131 ISO vs 572 ISO

Significant disadvantages of the D3200 (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Much thicker: 3" vs 1.6"
  • Much larger: Prosumer size (125×96×77 mm) vs Mid size (123×87×40 mm)

common strengths of the D3200 and NX10

  • Light weight: 505 g vs 499 g

Nikon D5100

Nikon D5100
1 year newer
$649 (body only)
$624 18-55mm, 55-200mm lenses

Significant advantages of the D5100 (vs the NX10)

  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • More dynamic range: 13.6 EV vs 10.8 EV
  • Much lower noise at high ISO: 1,183 ISO vs 572 ISO

Significant disadvantages of the D5100 (vs the NX10)

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

common strengths of the D5100 and NX10

  • None found

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung NX10 compared to pro digicam competitors include: it is much less noisy at high ISO (572 ISO vs 200 ISO), has much better image quality (63.0 vs 50.0), has a slightly larger screen (3" vs 2.8"), has much more color depth (22.8 bits vs 20.5 bits) and has an OLED screen (OLED vs LCD).

However, on average it has much narrower dynamic range (10.8 EV vs 11.7 EV), doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 200 fps), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens), doesn't have a screen which flips out and lacks a built-in HDR feature.

Fujifilm Finepix X10

Fujifilm Finepix X10
1 year newer
$449

Significant advantages of the X10 (vs the NX10)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Records high-speed movies: 200 fps vs None

Significant disadvantages of the X10 (vs the NX10)

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

common strengths of the X10 and NX10

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

Nikon Coolpix P7800

Nikon Coolpix P7800
3 years newer
$420

Significant advantages of the P7800 (vs the NX10)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Records high-speed movies: 120 fps vs None
  • Has an external mic jack

Significant disadvantages of the P7800 (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Built-in lens only

common strengths of the P7800 and NX10

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Support external flash
  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital