Updated (February, 2011): Compare the Canon Rebel T3i vs Samsung NX10

Canon Rebel T2i

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Canon EOS Rebel T2i

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Samsung NX10

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Samsung NX10

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Reasons to buy the Canon Rebel T2i

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,040k dots
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung NX10

Size
Really small
Mid size 123x87x40 mm
Screen type
OLED Screen
Bright and vivid
Thickness
Thin
1.6"
 
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Advantages of the Canon T2i

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Autofocus Faster autofocus Phase detection vs Contrast detection
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Catch candid moments easily
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Supports 24p Supports 24p Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
External mic jack Has an external mic jack Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen 1,040k dots vs 614k dots
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Around 70% higher resolution screen
Lens availability Much more lenses available 197 lenses vs 36 lenses
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Around 5.5x more lenses available
Shutter lag Significantly less shutter lag 252 ms vs 424 ms
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More than 40% less delay when taking photos
Startup delay Less startup delay 400 ms vs 1100 ms
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2.7x 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 Higher true resolution 17.9 MP vs 14 MP
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Capture around 30% more detail in your photos
Overall image quality Slightly better image quality 66.0 vs 63.0
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Almost the same
Lowest price Significantly cheaper $199.95 vs $1,088.53
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The best price we've seen is $889 cheaper (5.4x less)
Low light performance Slightly lower noise at high ISO 784 ISO vs 572 ISO
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The T2i has a slight edge (0.5 f-stops) in low noise, high ISO performance
Viewfinder Has an optical viewfinder Pentamirror vs Digital
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Optical viewfinders save battery life and are more detailed
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 6,400 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The T2i's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
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
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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
Thickness Thinner 1.6" vs 2.4"
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Around 40% thinner
Color depth Better color depth 22.8 bits vs 22.1 bits
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Distinguishes 0.7 more bits of color
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 530 g
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Around 10% lighter
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              Compared to recent digital cameras

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Sensor size Large sensors Help
              T2i: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 Support external flash Help
              Better lighting
              Viewfinder Viewfinders Help
              T2i:Pentamirror
              NX10:Digital
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Weight Heavy Help
              T2i:530 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
              T2i:11.5 EV
              NX10:10.8 EV
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
              No 3d support
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              T2i:3.7 fps
              NX10:3 fps

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon D3200

              Nikon D3200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $319 body only

              $389 - $506 with 18-55mm lens

              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
              Thickness Is thicker
              Size Is slightly larger
              Nikon D3100

              Nikon D3100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $285 body only

              $427 with 18-55mm lens

              Movie continuous focus Can focus continuously while recording movies
              Autofocus Focuses automatically while shootting video
              Thickness Is thicker
              Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
              Canon EOS Rebel T1i

              Canon Rebel T1i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $800 body only

              $700 with 18-55mm lens

              Shutter lag Has slightly less shutter lag
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon EOS 70D

              Canon EOS 70D

              Pro DSLR

              $999 - $1,231 body only

              $200 - $1,149 with 18-55mm lens

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Weather sealed Has a weather sealed body
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Nikon D90

              Nikon D90

              Entry-level DSLR

              $929 body only

              $848 - $940 with 18-105mm lens

              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              Dynamic range Has significantly wider dynamic range
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon EOS 40D

              Canon EOS 40D

              Pro DSLR

              $1,138 body only

              Shutter lag Has slightly less shutter lag
              Battery life Has a much longer battery life
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Nikon D7000

              Nikon D7000

              Entry-level DSLR

              $640 body only

              $850 with 18-105mm lens

              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              Weather sealed Has a weather sealed body
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Canon EOS Rebel T2i Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Canon Rebel T3i

              Canon Rebel T3i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $499 - $648 body only

              $200 - $579 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Startup delay Significantly more startup delay
              Size Larger
              Canon Rebel T5i

              Canon Rebel T5i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $200 with 18-55mm lens

              Autofocus Video autofocus
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Size Larger
              Overall image quality Worse image quality
              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Entry-level DSLR

              $681 - $700 body only

              $499 - $822 with 18-55mm lens

              Autofocus Video autofocus
              Battery life Slightly longer battery life
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
              Canon Rebel T3

              Canon Rebel T3

              Entry-level DSLR

              $225 - $389 body only

              $399 - $550 with 18-55mm lens

              Battery life Longer battery life
              Weight Lighter
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Canon EOS 60D

              Canon EOS 60D

              Pro DSLR

              $699 body only

              $450 - $1,182 with 18-135mm lens

              Weather sealed Weather sealed
              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier

              Samsung NX10 Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Samsung NX11

              Samsung NX11

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $719 with 18-55mm lens

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Samsung NX2000

              Samsung NX2000

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $250 - $319 with 20-50mm lens

              Screen size Much larger screen
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Samsung NX1000

              Samsung NX1000

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $316 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

              $977 with 18-55mm lens

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Dynamic range More dynamic range
              Startup delay Much more startup delay
              Samsung NX300

              Samsung NX300

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $485 - $649 with 18-55mm lens

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Overall image quality Better image quality
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Viewfinder No viewfinder

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