As well as being compared against other mirrorless, the Samsung NX10 is also often compared to entry-level DSLRs and super zooms. The Samsung NX10's top rivals come from Nikon (such as the D3100 and the D90) and Samsung (such as the NX1 and the NX11)

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 much less startup delay (1100 ms vs 2000 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 4K @ 24fps), takes slightly lower resolution photos (14 MP vs 20 MP), doesn't have a touch screen, doesn't record movies in 24p and doesn't shoot as fast continuously (3 fps vs 7 fps).

Samsung NX1

Samsung NX1
4 years newer
$3,586 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the NX1 (vs the NX10)

  • Higher resolution movies: 4K @ 24fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Supports 24p
  • Has a touch screen

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

  • Incredible startup delay: 700 ms vs 1100 ms
  • OLED screens: OLED vs OLED
  • Each has a built-in flash

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
  • Fairly small: Mid size (123×87×40 mm) vs Mid size (123×87×40 mm)
  • Thin: 1.6" vs 1.6"

Samsung NX200

Samsung NX200
1 year newer
$711 20-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the NX200 (vs the NX10)

  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Higher true resolution: 20 MP vs 14 MP
  • Significantly lighter: 200 g vs 499 g

Significant disadvantages of the NX200 (vs the NX10)

  • Much more startup delay: 3600 ms vs 1100 ms
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital
  • No built-in flash

common strengths of the NX200 and NX10

  • OLED screens: OLED vs OLED
  • Fairly small: Mid size (117×63×36 mm) vs Mid size (123×87×40 mm)
  • Thin: 1.4" vs 1.6"

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10
similar age

Significant advantages of the DMC-G10 (vs the NX10)

  • Significantly more lenses available: 108 lenses vs 55 lenses
  • Significantly longer exposures: 60 seconds vs 30 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-G10 (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Larger: Prosumer size (124×90×74 mm) vs Mid size (123×87×40 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 2.9" vs 1.6"

common strengths of the DMC-G10 and NX10

  • Each has a built-in flash

Samsung NX3000

Samsung NX3000
4 years newer
$446 (body only)
$499 20-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the NX3000 (vs the NX10)

  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Higher true resolution: 20 MP vs 14 MP

Significant disadvantages of the NX3000 (vs the NX10)

  • Much more startup delay: 2000 ms vs 1100 ms
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the NX3000 and NX10

  • Fairly small: Mid size (117×66×39 mm) vs Mid size (123×87×40 mm)
  • Thin: 1.5" vs 1.6"

Sony Alpha NEX-5

Sony Alpha NEX-5
4 months newer

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

  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 920k dots vs 614k dots
  • Has a flip-out screen

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

  • Incredible startup delay: 1000 ms vs 1100 ms
  • Fairly small: Compact (111×59×38 mm) vs Mid size (123×87×40 mm)
  • Thin: 1.5" 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 significantly larger screen (3" vs 2.7"), has a much higher resolution screen (614k dots vs 230k dots), takes much higher resolution photos (14 MP vs 12.2 MP), has an OLED screen (OLED vs LCD) and is newer (january 2010 vs august 2008).

However, on average it records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 24fps), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs sensor shift), doesn't record movies in 24p, has much more startup delay (1100 ms vs 400 ms) and doesn't have a screen which flips out.

Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100
7 months newer
$329 (body only)
$550 18-55mm, 55-200mm lenses

Significant advantages of the D3100 (vs the NX10)

  • Supports 24p
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital
  • Much higher true resolution: 14.2 MP vs 14 MP

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 larger: Prosumer size (124×97×74 mm) vs Mid size (123×87×40 mm)

common strengths of the D3100 and NX10

  • None found

Nikon D90

Nikon D90
1 year older
$599 (body only)
$1,758 18-105mm lens

Significant advantages of the D90 (vs the NX10)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 930k dots vs 614k dots
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Digital
  • Supports 24p

Significant disadvantages of the D90 (vs the NX10)

  • Much lower true resolution: 12.2 MP vs 14 MP
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Much larger: Professional size (132×103×77 mm) vs Mid size (123×87×40 mm)

common strengths of the D90 and NX10

  • None found

Nikon D5100

Nikon D5100
1 year newer
$1,525 55-200mm lens

Significant advantages of the D5100 (vs the NX10)

  • Much higher true resolution: 16.1 MP vs 14 MP
  • Much higher resolution screen: 920k dots vs 614k dots
  • Supports 24p

Significant disadvantages of the D5100 (vs the NX10)

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

common strengths of the D5100 and NX10

  • None found

Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3
1 year newer
$633 (body only)
$379 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the T3 (vs the NX10)

  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital
  • Much more lenses available: 220 lenses vs 55 lenses
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the T3 (vs the NX10)

  • Much lower true resolution: 12.2 MP vs 14 MP
  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 614k dots
  • Much smaller screen: 2.7" vs 3"

common strengths of the T3 and NX10

  • None found

Sony Alpha DSLR-A350

Sony Alpha DSLR-A350
1 year older

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

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs None
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital
  • Has a flip-out screen

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

  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 614k dots
  • Much smaller screen: 2.7" vs 3"
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED

common strengths of the DSLR-A350 and NX10

  • None found

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS
1 year older

Significant advantages of the Rebel XS (vs the NX10)

  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital
  • Much more lenses available: 220 lenses vs 55 lenses

Significant disadvantages of the Rebel XS (vs the NX10)

  • Much lower true resolution: 10.1 MP vs 14 MP
  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 614k dots
  • Much smaller screen: 2.5" vs 3"

common strengths of the Rebel XS and NX10

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (126×98×65 mm) vs Mid size (123×87×40 mm)
  • Very thin: 2.6" vs 1.6"

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung NX10 compared to super zoom competitors include: it has a slightly higher resolution screen (614k dots vs 230k dots), is significantly smaller (mid size (123×87×40 mm) vs large (130×95×122 mm)), takes slightly higher resolution photos (14 MP vs 9.7 MP), has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD) and has an OLED screen (OLED vs LCD).

However, on average it doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens), doesn't have a screen which flips out, lacks and external mic jack and is older (january 2010 vs february 2014).

Sony CyberShot DSC-H400

Sony CyberShot DSC-H400
4 years newer
$325

Significant advantages of the DSC-H400 (vs the NX10)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Has an external mic jack

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-H400 (vs the NX10)

  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Significantly larger: Large (130×95×122 mm) vs Mid size (123×87×40 mm)

common strengths of the DSC-H400 and NX10

  • Light weight: 628 g vs 499 g

Fujifilm FinePix HS10

Fujifilm FinePix HS10
similar age
$900

Significant advantages of the HS10 (vs the NX10)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs None
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the HS10 (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 614k dots
  • Significantly larger: Large (131×91×126 mm) vs Mid size (123×87×40 mm)

common strengths of the HS10 and NX10

  • Light weight: 666 g vs 499 g
  • Each supports an external flash
  • Fast max shutter speeds: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second