Updated (February, 2011): Compare the Canon Rebel T3 vs Samsung NX10

Canon Rebel T1i

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Canon EOS Rebel T1i

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Samsung NX10

39

Samsung NX10

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Reasons to buy the Canon Rebel T1i

Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
159 ms shutter lag
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Built-in focus motor
Autofocuses with more lenses
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung NX10

Size
Really small
Mid size 123x87x40 mm
Screen type
OLED Screen
Bright and vivid
Badge
Built-in focus motor
Autofocuses with more lenses
Thickness
Thin
1.6"
 
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Advantages of the Canon T1i

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Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 20fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video but at a lower frame rate
Autofocus Faster autofocus Phase detection vs Contrast detection
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Catch candid moments easily
Lens availability Much more lenses available 197 lenses vs 36 lenses
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Around 5.5x more lenses available
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 920k dots vs 614k dots
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Around 50% higher resolution screen
Shutter lag Significantly less shutter lag 159 ms vs 424 ms
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2.7x less delay when taking photos
Startup delay Less startup delay 300 ms vs 1100 ms
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3.7x less delay when turning on
Dynamic range More dynamic range 11.5 EV vs 10.8 EV
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0.7 f-stops more dynamic range
True resolution Slightly higher true resolution 15.1 MP vs 14 MP
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Capture around 10% more detail in your photos
Lowest price Significantly cheaper $400.00 vs $1,088.53
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The best price we've seen is $689 cheaper (2.7x less)
Viewfinder Has an optical viewfinder Pentamirror vs Digital
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Optical viewfinders save battery life and are more detailed
Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost ISO 12,800 ISO vs None
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Allows taking photos in darker situations, often at the cost of additional noise in the image
Low light performance Slightly lower noise at high ISO 663 ISO vs 572 ISO
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The T1i has a slight edge (0.2 f-stops) in low noise, high ISO performance
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Advantages of the Samsung NX10

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Screen type Has an OLED screen OLED vs LCD
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OLED screens are often brighter and more vibrant than typical LCD screens
Size Smaller 123x87x40 mm vs 129x98x62 mm
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Around 50% smaller
Color depth Better color depth 22.8 bits vs 21.7 bits
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Distinguishes 1.1 more bits of color
Thickness Thinner 1.6" vs 2.4"
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Around 40% thinner
Sensor size Slightly larger sensor APS-C 23.4x15.6mm vs APS-C 22.3x14.9mm
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Around 10% larger sensor
Weight Slightly lighter 499 g vs 520 g
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Almost the same
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digital cameras

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Sensor size Large sensors Help
              T1i:APS-C 22.3x14.9mm
              NX10:APS-C 23.4x15.6mm
              Interchangeable lenses Both support interchangeable lenses, which is uncommon in cameras similar to these Help
              Many lenses to choose from
              Supports RAW Supports RAW Help
              Better editing
              External flash Each supports an external flash Help
              Better lighting
              Viewfinder Viewfinders Help
              T1i:Pentamirror
              NX10:Digital
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Weight Heavy Help
              T1i:520 g
              NX10:499 g
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
              Risk of blur
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Dynamic range Poor dynamic range Help
              T1i:11.5 EV
              NX10:10.8 EV
              3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
              No 3d support
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              T1i:3.4 fps
              NX10:3 fps
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Supports 24p No support for 24p Help
              Missing that film look
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon Rebel T3i

              Canon Rebel T3i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $499 - $749 body only

              $550 - $600 with 18-55mm lens

              True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Thickness Is thicker
              Shutter lag Has slightly more shutter lag
              Canon Rebel T3

              Canon Rebel T3

              Entry-level DSLR

              $276 - $298 body only

              $385 - $450 with 18-55mm lens

              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Sensor cleaning Lacks a self cleaning sensor
              Thickness Is thicker
              Nikon D3100

              Nikon D3100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $392 - $427 with 18-55mm lens

              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Movie continuous focus Can focus continuously while recording movies
              Thickness Is thicker
              Shutter lag Has slightly more shutter lag

              Canon EOS Rebel T1i Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Canon EOS Rebel T2i

              Canon Rebel T2i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $575 body only

              $650 - $779 with 18-55mm lens

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Shutter lag More shutter lag
              Startup delay Slightly more startup delay
              Canon EOS 60D

              Canon EOS 60D

              Pro DSLR

              $699 - $871 body only

              $999 - $1,150 with 18-135mm lens

              Weather sealed Weather sealed
              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Size Larger
              Shutter lag More shutter lag
              Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi

              Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi

              Entry-level DSLR

              $780 with 18-55mm lens

              Battery life Longer battery life
              Color depth Better color depth
              Movie format Does not take movies
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Canon Rebel T5i

              Canon Rebel T5i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $599 body only

              $749 - $1,148 with 18-55mm lens

              Autofocus Video autofocus
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Size Larger
              Shutter lag More shutter lag

              Samsung NX10 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung NX5

              Samsung NX5

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Live view No live view
              Samsung NX300

              Samsung NX300

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $500 body only

              $614 - $690 with 18-55mm lens

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Samsung NX1000

              Samsung NX1000

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $318 - $503 with 20-50mm lens

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Shutter lag Significantly more shutter lag
              Samsung NX20

              Samsung NX20

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $944 with 18-55mm lens

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Startup delay Much more startup delay
              Samsung NX11

              Samsung NX11

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $719 with 18-55mm lens

              Lowest price Cheaper

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