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 NX20 and the NX1) and Panasonic (such as the Lumix DMC-G2 and the Lumix DMC-G6)

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 an OLED screen (OLED vs LCD) and has a built-in flash.

However, on average it is much more noisy at high ISO (572 ISO vs 908 ISO), records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs 4K @ 24fps), has slightly lower image quality (63.0 vs 72.0), has a much smaller screen (3" vs 3.7") and has a slightly lower resolution screen (614k dots vs 921k dots).

Samsung NX20

Samsung NX20
2 years newer
$527 (body only)

Significant advantages of the NX20 (vs the NX10)

  • Much lower noise at high ISO: 785 ISO vs 572 ISO
  • Significantly better image quality: 75.0 vs 63.0
  • More dynamic range: 12.9 EV vs 10.8 EV

Significant disadvantages of the NX20 (vs the NX10)

  • None found

common strengths of the NX20 and NX10

  • OLED screens: OLED vs OLED
  • Thin: 1.6" vs 1.6"
  • Each has a built-in flash

Samsung NX1

Samsung NX1
4 years newer
$2,348 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the NX1 (vs the NX10)

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

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

  • OLED screens: OLED vs OLED
  • Each has a built-in flash

Samsung NX1000

Samsung NX1000
2 years newer
$530 20-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the NX1000 (vs the NX10)

  • Much lower noise at high ISO: 840 ISO vs 572 ISO
  • Significantly better image quality: 72.0 vs 63.0
  • More dynamic range: 12.4 EV vs 10.8 EV

Significant disadvantages of the NX1000 (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 NX1000 and NX10

  • Thin: 1.5" vs 1.6"

Samsung NX2000

Samsung NX2000
3 years newer
$399 20-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the NX2000 (vs the NX10)

  • Much lower noise at high ISO: 908 ISO vs 572 ISO
  • Much larger screen: 3.7" vs 3"
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,152k dots vs 614k dots

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

  • Thin: 1.4" vs 1.6"

Samsung NX1100

Samsung NX1100
3 years newer
$492 20-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the NX1100 (vs the NX10)

  • Much lower noise at high ISO: 852 ISO vs 572 ISO
  • Significantly better image quality: 73.0 vs 63.0
  • More dynamic range: 12.5 EV vs 10.8 EV

Significant disadvantages of the NX1100 (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 NX1100 and NX10

  • Thin: 1.6" vs 1.6"

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2
similar age

Significant advantages of the DMC-G2 (vs the NX10)

  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Has a touch screen
  • Has an external mic jack

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-G2 (vs the NX10)

  • Much more noise at high ISO: 493 ISO vs 572 ISO
  • Worse color depth: 21.2 bits vs 22.8 bits
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED

common strengths of the DMC-G2 and NX10

  • 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 significantly more color depth (22.8 bits vs 21.9 bits), lets you preview your photos on the screen, has an OLED screen (OLED vs LCD), is much smaller (mid size (123×87×40 mm) vs prosumer size (127×97×79 mm)) and has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD).

However, on average it is slightly more noisy at high ISO (572 ISO vs 1,183 ISO), records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 30fps), has much narrower dynamic range (10.8 EV vs 13.6 EV), has a significantly lower resolution screen (614k dots vs 920k dots) and takes slightly lower resolution photos (14 MP vs 17.9 MP).

Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i
3 years newer
$421 - $649 (body only)
$520 - $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

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5
4 years newer
$325 (body only)
$399 - $469 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the Rebel T5 (vs the NX10)

  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital
  • Supports 24p

Significant disadvantages of the Rebel T5 (vs the NX10)

  • Worse color depth: 21.9 bits vs 22.8 bits
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 614k dots

common strengths of the Rebel T5 and NX10

  • Light weight: 480 g vs 499 g

Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i
1 year newer
$515 (body only)
$743 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the T3i (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 T3i (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Worse color depth: 22.1 bits vs 22.8 bits
  • Much larger: Professional size (133×100×80 mm) vs Mid size (123×87×40 mm)

common strengths of the T3i and NX10

  • None found

Canon Rebel T2i

Canon EOS Rebel T2i
similar age
$389 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

  • Very small: Prosumer size (129×98×62 mm) vs Mid size (123×87×40 mm)
  • Very thin: 2.4" vs 1.6"

Nikon D5100

Nikon D5100
1 year newer
$588 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

Nikon D3000

Nikon D3000
5 months older
$590 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D3000 (vs the NX10)

  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital
  • Much less shutter lag: 262 ms vs 424 ms
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the D3000 (vs the NX10)

  • Does not take movies: None vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 614k dots
  • No live view

common strengths of the D3000 and NX10

  • Very small: Prosumer size (126×97×64 mm) vs Mid size (123×87×40 mm)
  • Very thin: 2.5" vs 1.6"
  • Light weight: 485 g vs 499 g

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 22.1 bits), has an OLED screen (OLED vs LCD), is newer (january 2010 vs august 2007), is significantly smaller (mid size (123×87×40 mm) vs professional size (145×106×79 mm)) and is thinner (1.6" vs 3.1").

However, on average it has slightly narrower dynamic range (10.8 EV vs 11.5 EV), doesn't record movies in 24p, doesn't shoot as fast continuously (3 fps vs 6.5 fps), has significantly more startup delay (1100 ms vs 400 ms) and doesn't have a screen which flips out.

Canon EOS 40D

Canon EOS 40D
2 years older
$325 (body only)

Significant advantages of the 40D (vs the NX10)

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

Significant disadvantages of the 40D (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Worse color depth: 22.1 bits vs 22.8 bits
  • Much thicker: 2.9" vs 1.6"

common strengths of the 40D and NX10

  • Fairly small: Professional size (146×108×74 mm) vs Mid size (123×87×40 mm)
  • Thin: 2.9" vs 1.6"
  • Light weight: 822 g vs 499 g

Canon EOS 60D

Canon EOS 60D
7 months newer
$850 (body only)
$1,253 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the 60D (vs the NX10)

  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Digital
  • Supports 24p
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the 60D (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Much thicker: 3.1" vs 1.6"
  • Significantly larger: Professional size (145×106×79 mm) vs Mid size (123×87×40 mm)

common strengths of the 60D and NX10

  • Fairly small: Professional size (145×106×79 mm) vs Mid size (123×87×40 mm)
  • Light weight: 755 g vs 499 g
  • Built-in flashes