As well as being compared against other mirrorless, the Samsung NX10 is also often compared to entry-level DSLRs and pro DSLRs. The Samsung NX10's top rivals come from Samsung (such as the NX11 and the NX2000) and Nikon (such as the D3100 and the D3200)

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 3000 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 75.0), has significantly narrower dynamic range (10.8 EV vs 12.3 EV), takes slightly lower resolution photos (14 MP vs 20 MP) and doesn't have a touch screen.

Samsung NX11

Samsung NX11
1 year newer
$719 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 NX2000

Samsung NX2000
3 years newer
$250 - $319 20-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the NX2000 (vs the NX10)

  • Much larger screen: 3.7" vs 3.0"
  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 1,152k dots vs 614k dots
  • More dynamic range: 12.3 EV vs 10.8 EV

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

  • Many lenses available: 36 lenses vs 36 lenses
  • Each supports an external flash
arrow Compare the NX2000 vs the NX10

Samsung NX20

Samsung NX20
2 years newer
$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
  • Takes 3D photos

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
$316 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

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

Sony NEX-5N

Sony NEX-5N
1 year newer
$598 (body only)

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

  • More dynamic range: 12.7 EV vs 10.8 EV
  • Better image quality: 77.0 vs 63.0
  • Can create panoramas in-camera

Significant disadvantages of the NEX-5N (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital
  • More startup delay: 1900 ms vs 1100 ms

common strengths of the NEX-5N and NX10

  • Each supports an external flash
arrow Compare the Sony NEX-5N 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 lets you preview your photos on the screen, has an OLED screen (OLED vs LCD), is much smaller (mid size 123x87x40 mm vs professional size 132x103x77 mm), has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD) and is thinner (1.6" vs 2.9").

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 @ 20fps), has significantly narrower dynamic range (10.8 EV vs 12.5 EV) and doesn't record movies in 24p.

Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100
7 months newer
$285 (body only)
$427 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
  • Thin: 2.9" vs 1.6"
  • Light weight: 505 g vs 499 g
arrow Compare the Nikon D3100 vs the Samsung NX10

Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200
2 years newer
$319 (body only)
$389 - $506 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

Sony Alpha DSLR-A200

Sony Alpha DSLR-A200
2 years older

Significant advantages of the DSLR-A200 (vs the NX10)

  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Much less shutter lag: 189 ms vs 424 ms
  • Image stabilization: Sensor shift vs None

Significant disadvantages of the DSLR-A200 (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 DSLR-A200 and NX10

  • Thin: 2.8" vs 1.6"
arrow Compare the Sony Alpha DSLR-A200 vs the Samsung NX10

Nikon D90

Nikon D90
1 year older
$929 (body only)
$848 - $940 18-105mm lens

Significant advantages of the D90 (vs the NX10)

  • Significantly lower noise at high ISO: 977 ISO vs 572 ISO
  • More dynamic range: 12.5 EV vs 10.8 EV
  • Significantly better image quality: 73.0 vs 63.0

Significant disadvantages of the D90 (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Much larger: Professional size 132x103x77 mm vs Mid size 123x87x40 mm
  • Much thicker: 3" vs 1.6"

common strengths of the D90 and NX10

  • None found
arrow Compare the Nikon D90 vs the Samsung NX10

Canon Rebel T1i

Canon EOS Rebel T1i
9 months older
$800 (body only)
$700 18-55mm lens

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
arrow Compare the Canon EOS Rebel T1i vs the Samsung NX10

Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000
8 months newer
$640 (body only)
$850 18-105mm lens

Significant advantages of the D7000 (vs the NX10)

  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 24fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Much lower noise at high ISO: 1,167 ISO vs 572 ISO
  • More dynamic range: 13.9 EV vs 10.8 EV

Significant disadvantages of the D7000 (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Much larger: Professional size 132x105x77 mm vs Mid size 123x87x40 mm
  • Much thicker: 3" vs 1.6"

common strengths of the D7000 and NX10

  • None found
arrow Compare the Nikon D7000 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 an OLED screen (OLED vs LCD), is much smaller (mid size 123x87x40 mm vs professional size 141x113x82 mm), is thinner (1.6" vs 3.1") and is significantly lighter (499 g vs 822 g).

However, on average it is slightly more noisy at high ISO (572 ISO vs 2,980 ISO), has significantly lower image quality (63.0 vs 78.0), records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 30fps), has much narrower dynamic range (10.8 EV vs 13.2 EV) and has a slightly lower resolution screen (614k dots vs 921k dots).

Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 70D
3 years newer
$999 - $1,231 (body only)
$200 - $1,149 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the 70D (vs the NX10)

  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Much less shutter lag: 75 ms vs 424 ms
  • Supports 24p

Significant disadvantages of the 70D (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Much thicker: 3.1" vs 1.6"
  • Much larger: Professional size 145x106x79 mm vs Mid size 123x87x40 mm

common strengths of the 70D and NX10

  • Fairly small: Professional size 145x106x79 mm vs Mid size 123x87x40 mm
  • Inexpensive: $199.95 vs $1,088.53
  • Each has a built-in flash
arrow Compare the Canon EOS 70D 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 more lenses available: 197 lenses vs 36 lenses
  • Much less shutter lag: 128 ms vs 424 ms

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 $1,088.53
arrow Compare the Canon EOS 40D vs the Samsung NX10

Sony SLT A77

Sony SLT-A77
1 year newer
$1,398 (body only)
$1,298 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the SLT A77 (vs the NX10)

  • More dynamic range: 13.2 EV vs 10.8 EV
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Significantly better image quality: 78.0 vs 63.0

Significant disadvantages of the SLT A77 (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Much more startup delay: 3100 ms vs 1100 ms
  • Much thicker: 3.2" vs 1.6"

common strengths of the SLT A77 and NX10

  • Fairly small: Professional size 143x104x81 mm vs Mid size 123x87x40 mm
  • Light weight: 732 g vs 499 g
  • Inexpensive: $1,298.00 vs $1,088.53
arrow Compare the Sony SLT-A77 vs the Samsung NX10

Nikon D610

Nikon D610
3 years newer
$1,797 (body only)
$2,297 - $2,300 24-85mm lens

Significant advantages of the D610 (vs the NX10)

  • Much lower noise at high ISO: 2,980 ISO vs 572 ISO
  • Much better image quality: 94.0 vs 63.0
  • More dynamic range: 14.2 EV vs 10.8 EV

Significant disadvantages of the D610 (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Much thicker: 3.2" vs 1.6"
  • Much larger: Professional size 141x113x82 mm vs Mid size 123x87x40 mm

common strengths of the D610 and NX10

  • Each has a built-in flash
arrow Compare the Nikon D610 vs the Samsung NX10