As well as being compared against other mirrorless, the Samsung NX10 is also often compared to pro DSLRs and entry-level DSLRs. The Samsung NX10's top rivals come from Samsung (such as the NX11 and the NX20) 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 record movies in 24p.

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 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 NX2000

Samsung NX2000
3 years newer
$260 2000-2mm 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 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

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000
4 years newer
$648 (body only)
$748 - $798 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the A6000 (vs the NX10)

  • Significantly better image quality: 82.0 vs 63.0
  • Lower noise at high ISO: 1,347 ISO vs 572 ISO
  • More dynamic range: 13.1 EV vs 10.8 EV

Significant disadvantages of the A6000 (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED

common strengths of the A6000 and NX10

  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
  • Each supports an external flash
  • Each has a built-in flash
arrow Compare the Sony Alpha A6000 vs the Samsung 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

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 3.2") and is significantly lighter (499 g vs 822 g).

However, on average it is significantly more noisy at high ISO (572 ISO vs 2,853 ISO), has significantly lower image quality (63.0 vs 94.0), records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 30fps), has much narrower dynamic range (10.8 EV vs 14.2 EV) and has a slightly smaller screen (3.0" vs 3.2").

Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 70D
3 years newer
$999 - $1,231 (body only)
$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: $999.00 vs $1,088.53
  • Each has a built-in flash
arrow Compare the Canon EOS 70D vs the Samsung NX10

Nikon D810

Nikon D810
4 years newer
$3,297 (body only)
$3,830 50mm lens

Significant advantages of the D810 (vs the NX10)

  • Much lower noise at high ISO: 2,853 ISO vs 572 ISO
  • Much better image quality: 97.0 vs 63.0
  • More dynamic range: 14.8 EV vs 10.8 EV

Significant disadvantages of the D810 (vs the NX10)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Much thicker: 3.2" vs 1.6"
  • Much larger: Large 146x123x81 mm vs Mid size 123x87x40 mm

common strengths of the D810 and NX10

  • Each has a built-in flash
arrow Compare the Nikon D810 vs the Samsung NX10

Canon EOS 40D

Canon EOS 40D
2 years older

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"
  • Each has a built-in flash
arrow Compare the Canon EOS 40D vs the Samsung NX10

Nikon D600

Nikon D600
2 years newer
$1,444 (body only)

Significant advantages of the D600 (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 D600 (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 D600 and NX10

  • Inexpensive: $1,444.00 vs $1,088.53
  • Each has a built-in flash
arrow Compare the Nikon D600 vs the Samsung NX10

Canon EOS 60D

Canon EOS 60D
7 months newer
$699 (body only)
$999 - $1,182 18-135mm lens

Significant advantages of the 60D (vs the NX10)

  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Supports 24p
  • Much more lenses available: 197 lenses vs 36 lenses

Significant disadvantages of the 60D (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 60D and NX10

  • Fairly small: Professional size 145x106x79 mm vs Mid size 123x87x40 mm
  • Inexpensive: $699.00 vs $1,088.53
  • Each has a built-in flash
arrow Compare the Canon EOS 60D 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 prosumer size 129x98x78 mm), has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD) and is thinner (1.6" vs 3").

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 80.0), records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 24fps), has much 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
$273 (body only)
$640 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)
$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

Nikon D90

Nikon D90
1 year older
$850 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

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 D7000

Nikon D7000
8 months newer
$1,699 18-200mm 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

Nikon D5200

Nikon D5200
2 years newer
$547 - $697 (body only)
$549 - $647 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