Canon Rebel T2i vs Samsung NX5

Canon EOS Rebel T2i
Samsung NX5

Reasons to buy the Canon Rebel T2i

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
1,040k dots
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
400 ms startup delay
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
252 ms shutter lag
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung NX5

Size
Really small
Mid size (123×87×40 mm)
Thickness
Thin
1.6"

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS Rebel T2i.
Explore our gallery of 23 sample photos taken by the Samsung NX5.

competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T2i Competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$325 body only

$399 - $469 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Weight Slightly lighter
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$515 body only

$743 with 18-55mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Startup delay Much more startup delay
Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$429 - $649 body only

$550 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Overall image quality Worse image quality

Samsung NX5 Competitors

Samsung NX100

Samsung NX100

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$389 with 20-55mm lens

Screen type Has an OLED screen
Live view Has live view
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Samsung NX11

Samsung NX11

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Screen type Has an OLED screen
Live view Has live view
Samsung NX1000

Samsung NX1000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$530 with 20-50mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Built-in flash No built-in flash

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