As well as being compared against other mirrorless, the Samsung NX10 is also often compared to entry-level DSLRs, pro 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 Coolpix P100)

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 1900 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 1080p @ 30fps), has slightly lower image quality (63.0 vs 72.0), has significantly narrower dynamic range (10.8 EV vs 12.4 EV), takes slightly lower resolution photos (14 MP vs 20 MP) and slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (3,200 ISO vs 25,600 ISO).

Samsung NX1000

Samsung NX1000
2 years newer
$299 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
  • 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

  • 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
  • Each supports an external flash
arrow Compare the NX11 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
  • 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
  • Each supports an external flash
arrow Compare the NX20 vs the NX10

Samsung NX100

Samsung NX100
8 months newer
$858 20-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the NX100 (vs the NX10)

  • Significantly lighter: 282 g vs 499 g

Significant disadvantages of the NX100 (vs the NX10)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital
  • No built-in flash

common strengths of the NX100 and NX10

  • OLED screens: OLED vs OLED
  • Each supports an external flash
arrow Compare the NX100 vs the NX10

Samsung NX300

Samsung NX300
3 years newer
$488 - $749 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the NX300 (vs the NX10)

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

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
  • Each supports an external flash
arrow Compare the NX300 vs the NX10

Sony NEX-5N

Sony NEX-5N
1 year newer
$640 18-55mm lens

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

  • More dynamic range: 12.7 EV vs 10.8 EV
  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 60fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Better image quality: 77.0 vs 63.0

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

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital
  • Significantly 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 has slightly more color depth (22.8 bits vs 22.1 bits), has a slightly larger screen (3.0" vs 2.5"), lets you preview your photos on the screen, has a slightly larger sensor (APS-C 23.4x15.6mm vs APS-C 22.3x14.9mm) and has an OLED screen (OLED vs LCD).

However, on average it is slightly more noisy at high ISO (572 ISO vs 919 ISO), has slightly lower image quality (63.0 vs 80.0), records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 20fps), has slightly narrower dynamic range (10.8 EV vs 13 EV) and doesn't record movies in 24p.

Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100
7 months newer
$278 (body only)
$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

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS
1 year older
$600 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the Rebel XS (vs the NX10)

  • Much less shutter lag: 164 ms vs 424 ms
  • Much more lenses available: 197 lenses vs 36 lenses
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital

Significant disadvantages of the Rebel XS (vs the NX10)

  • Does not take movies: None vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Much smaller screen: 2.5" vs 3.0"
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED

common strengths of the Rebel XS and NX10

  • Very small: Prosumer size 126x98x65 mm vs Mid size 123x87x40 mm
  • Very thin: 2.6" vs 1.6"
  • Light weight: 502 g vs 499 g
arrow Compare the Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS 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

Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i
1 year newer
$499 - $774 (body only)
$200 - $729 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the T3i (vs the NX10)

  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Much more lenses available: 197 lenses vs 36 lenses

Significant disadvantages of the T3i (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Much larger: Professional size 133x99x79 mm vs Mid size 123x87x40 mm
  • Much smaller sensor: APS-C 22.3x14.9mm vs APS-C 23.4x15.6mm

common strengths of the T3i and NX10

  • None found
arrow Compare the Canon Rebel T3i vs the Samsung NX10

Nikon D5100

Nikon D5100
1 year newer
$352 - $415 (body only)
$495 - $797 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D5100 (vs the NX10)

  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Much lower noise at high ISO: 1,183 ISO vs 572 ISO
  • Much better image quality: 80.0 vs 63.0

Significant disadvantages of the D5100 (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Much larger: Prosumer size 127x96x78 mm vs Mid size 123x87x40 mm
  • Much thicker: 3.1" vs 1.6"

common strengths of the D5100 and NX10

  • None found
arrow Compare the Nikon D5100 vs the Samsung NX10

Canon Rebel T1i

Canon EOS Rebel T1i
9 months older
$800 (body only)
$756 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

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 21.8 bits), has an OLED screen (OLED vs LCD), is significantly smaller (mid size 123x87x40 mm vs professional size 146x108x74 mm), is thinner (1.6" vs 2.9") and is significantly lighter (499 g vs 822 g).

However, on average it is slightly more noisy at high ISO (572 ISO vs 2,340 ISO), has slightly lower image quality (63.0 vs 82.0), has significantly narrower dynamic range (10.8 EV vs 12.1 EV), has a significantly lower resolution screen (614k dots vs 1,040k dots) and takes slightly lower resolution photos (14 MP vs 20.9 MP).

Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D
2 years newer
$1,899 (body only)
$1,899 - $2,499 24-105mm lens

Significant advantages of the 6D (vs the NX10)

  • Much lower noise at high ISO: 2,340 ISO vs 572 ISO
  • Significantly better image quality: 82.0 vs 63.0
  • More dynamic range: 12.1 EV vs 10.8 EV

Significant disadvantages of the 6D (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Much thicker: 2.8" vs 1.6"
  • Significantly larger: Professional size 145x111x71 mm vs Mid size 123x87x40 mm

common strengths of the 6D and NX10

  • Fairly small: Professional size 145x111x71 mm vs Mid size 123x87x40 mm
  • Very thin: 2.8" vs 1.6"
  • Light weight: 770 g vs 499 g
arrow Compare the Canon EOS 6D vs the Samsung NX10

Canon EOS 50D

Canon EOS 50D
1 year older
$1,299 (body only)

Significant advantages of the 50D (vs the NX10)

  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Much more lenses available: 197 lenses vs 36 lenses
  • Much less shutter lag: 131 ms vs 424 ms

Significant disadvantages of the 50D (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Worse color depth: 21.8 bits vs 22.8 bits
  • Much thicker: 2.9" vs 1.6"

common strengths of the 50D and NX10

  • Fairly small: Professional size 146x108x74 mm vs Mid size 123x87x40 mm
  • Thin: 2.9" vs 1.6"
  • Inexpensive: $1,299.00 vs $1,088.53
arrow Compare the Canon EOS 50D 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 2/3" 8.8x6.6mm), is significantly less noisy at high ISO (572 ISO vs 245 ISO), has slightly better image quality (63.0 vs 50.0), has slightly more color depth (22.8 bits vs 20.5 bits) and has much less startup delay (1100 ms vs 2800 ms).

However, on average it records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps), has a slightly lower resolution screen (614k dots vs 1,229k dots), has significantly narrower dynamic range (10.8 EV vs 12.4 EV), doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 200 fps) and doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens).

Fujifilm Finepix X10

Fujifilm Finepix X10
1 year newer
$323 - $591

Significant advantages of the X10 (vs the NX10)

  • Image stabilization: Lens vs None
  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Can create panoramas in-camera

Significant disadvantages of the X10 (vs the NX10)

  • Much smaller sensor: 2/3" 8.8x6.6mm vs APS-C 23.4x15.6mm
  • Much more noise at high ISO: 245 ISO vs 572 ISO
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED

common strengths of the X10 and NX10

  • Supports RAW
  • Support external flash
  • Viewfinders: Tunnel vs Digital
arrow Compare the Fujifilm Finepix X10 vs the Samsung NX10

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100
2 years newer
$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
  • Supports RAW
arrow Compare the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100 vs the Samsung NX10