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 D5200)

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 a slightly smaller screen (3.0" vs 3.3"), has significantly narrower dynamic range (10.8 EV vs 12.3 EV) and takes slightly lower resolution photos (14 MP vs 20 MP).

Samsung NX1000

Samsung NX1000
2 years newer
$330 20-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the NX1000 (vs the NX10)

  • More dynamic range: 12.4 EV vs 10.8 EV
  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Can create panoramas in-camera

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 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 NX300

Samsung NX300
3 years newer
$449 (body only)
$578 - $650 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the NX300 (vs the NX10)

  • More dynamic range: 12.7 EV vs 10.8 EV
  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 60fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Much less shutter lag: 116 ms vs 424 ms

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
arrow Compare the NX300 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

Samsung NX20

Samsung NX20
2 years newer
$956 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the NX20 (vs the NX10)

  • More dynamic range: 12.9 EV vs 10.8 EV
  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • 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 NX2000

Samsung NX2000
3 years newer
$285 - $299 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

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 an OLED screen (OLED vs LCD) and is much smaller (mid size 123x87x40 mm vs prosumer size 129x98x78 mm).

However, on average it is significantly more noisy at high ISO (572 ISO vs 1,131 ISO), has significantly lower image quality (63.0 vs 81.0), records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 24fps), has significantly narrower dynamic range (10.8 EV vs 12.5 EV) and takes slightly lower resolution photos (14 MP vs 24 MP).

Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100
7 months newer
$380 - $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 D5200

Nikon D5200
2 years newer
$597 - $647 (body only)
$544 - $747 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
arrow Compare the Nikon D5200 vs the Samsung NX10

Samsung GX-10

Samsung GX-10
3 years older

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

  • Image stabilization: Sensor shift vs None
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Digital
  • 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"
arrow Compare the GX-10 vs the NX10

Nikon D5000

Nikon D5000
8 months older
$625 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D5000 (vs the NX10)

  • More dynamic range: 12.5 EV vs 10.8 EV
  • Significantly lower noise at high ISO: 868 ISO vs 572 ISO
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the D5000 (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Significantly smaller screen: 2.7" vs 3.0"
  • Much larger: Professional size 127x104x80 mm vs Mid size 123x87x40 mm

common strengths of the D5000 and NX10

  • None found
arrow Compare the Nikon D5000 vs the Samsung NX10

Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200
2 years newer
$319 - $656 (body only)
$399 - $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

Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3
1 year newer
$276 - $290 (body only)
$350 - $409 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

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 1/1.8" 7.4x5.6mm), is significantly less noisy at high ISO (572 ISO vs 390 ISO), has slightly more color depth (22.8 bits vs 21 bits), has much less startup delay (1100 ms vs 2800 ms) and has an OLED screen (OLED vs LCD).

However, on average it records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps), has a significantly lower resolution screen (614k dots vs 1,229k dots), has much narrower dynamic range (10.8 EV vs 12.3 EV), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens) and takes significantly lower resolution photos (14 MP vs 20 MP).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10
3 years newer
$998 - $1,200

Significant advantages of the DSC-RX10 (vs the NX10)

  • More dynamic range: 12.6 EV vs 10.8 EV
  • Image stabilization: Lens vs None
  • Supports 24p

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX10 (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
  • Significantly larger: Professional size 129x88x102 mm vs Mid size 123x87x40 mm

common strengths of the DSC-RX10 and NX10

  • Very large sensors: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs APS-C 23.4x15.6mm
  • Relatively low noise at high ISO: 474 ISO vs 572 ISO
  • Good image quality: 69.0 vs 63.0
arrow Compare the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 vs the Samsung NX10

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III
4 years newer
$798

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

  • More dynamic range: 12.3 EV vs 10.8 EV
  • Image stabilization: Lens vs None
  • Supports 24p

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX100 III (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 DSC-RX100 III and NX10

  • Very large sensors: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs APS-C 23.4x15.6mm
  • Very low noise at high ISO: 495 ISO vs 572 ISO
  • Good image quality: 67.0 vs 63.0
arrow Compare the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III vs the Samsung NX10

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100
2 years newer
$479 - $498

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

  • More dynamic range: 12.4 EV vs 10.8 EV
  • Image stabilization: Lens vs None
  • 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
  • Significantly more noise at high ISO: 390 ISO vs 572 ISO
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED

common strengths of the DSC-RX100 and NX10

  • Very large sensors: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs APS-C 23.4x15.6mm
  • Relatively low noise at high ISO: 390 ISO vs 572 ISO
  • Good image quality: 66.0 vs 63.0
arrow Compare the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100 vs the Samsung NX10

Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16
3 years newer
$499

Significant advantages of the G16 (vs the NX10)

  • Image stabilization: Lens vs None
  • More dynamic range: 11.7 EV vs 10.8 EV
  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 60fps vs 720p @ 30fps

Significant disadvantages of the G16 (vs the NX10)

  • Much smaller sensor: 1/1.8" 7.4x5.6mm vs APS-C 23.4x15.6mm
  • Much more noise at high ISO: 230 ISO vs 572 ISO
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED

common strengths of the G16 and NX10

  • Support external flash
  • Viewfinders: Tunnel vs Digital
arrow Compare the Canon PowerShot G16 vs the Samsung NX10