Updated (January, 2014): Compare the Nikon D3300 vs Samsung NX2000

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Reasons to buy the Nikon D3200

Overall image quality
Great image quality
81.0
True resolution
High true resolution
24.2 MP
Dynamic range
Wide dynamic range
13.2 EV
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung NX2000

Screen size
Large screen
3.7"
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,152k dots
Size
Really small
Mid size 119x65x36 mm
Light sensitivity
High ISO
25,600 ISO
 
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differences

Advantages of the Nikon D3200

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Autofocus Faster autofocus Phase detection vs Contrast detection
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Catch candid moments easily
Lens availability Much more lenses available 205 lenses vs 36 lenses
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More than 5.5x more lenses available
External mic jack Has an external mic jack Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
True resolution Higher true resolution 24.2 MP vs 20 MP
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Capture more than 20% more detail in your photos
Battery life Longer battery life 540 shots vs 340 shots
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Around 60% more shots per battery charge
Built-in flash Built-in flash Yes vs No
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A built-in flash is useful for taking indoor shots where there is little light
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder Pentamirror vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
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Advantages of the Samsung NX2000

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Lens focus motor Has a built-in focus motor Yes vs No
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Autofocuses with all autofocus lenses
Screen size Much larger screen 3.7" vs 3.0"
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More than 20% larger screen
Size Significantly smaller 119x65x36 mm vs 125x96x76 mm
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3.3x smaller
Touch screen Has a touch screen Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 25,600 ISO vs 6,400 ISO
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The NX2000's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 1,152k dots vs 921k dots
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Around 30% higher resolution screen
Weight Significantly lighter 228 g vs 505 g
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2.2x lighter
Thickness Significantly thinner 1.4" vs 3"
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2.1x thinner
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 8 fps vs 4 fps
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2x faster continuous shooting
Focus points Slightly more focus points 21 vs 11
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Set focus accurately within the frame
Lowest price Cheaper $314.99 vs $496.95
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The best price we've seen is $182 cheaper (around 40% less)
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similarities

Compared to recent digital cameras

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Supports 24p Both support 24p, which is uncommon in cameras similar to these Help
For that film look
Screen resolution High resolution screens Help
D3200:921k dots
NX2000:1,152k dots
True resolution Capture extremely high resolution images Help
D3200:24.2 MP
NX2000:20 MP
Sensor size Large sensors Help
D3200:APS-C 23.2x15.4mm
NX2000:APS-C 23.5x15.7mm
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
Sensor cleaning Self cleaning sensors Help
Avoids dust in your photos
External flash Each supports an external flash Help
Better lighting
Sensor type Better sensor types Help
Better in low light
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
No 3d support
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible

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Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$499 - $749 body only

$550 - $600 with 18-55mm lens

Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is significantly heavier
Nikon D5100

Nikon D5100

Entry-level DSLR

$449 - $520 body only

$545 - $696 with 18-55mm lens

Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is significantly heavier
Nikon D5200

Nikon D5200

Entry-level DSLR

$647 body only

$747 with 18-55mm lens

Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
3D Captures 3D images
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Thickness Is thicker
Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$390 - $430 with 18-55mm lens

Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is significantly heavier
Sony Alpha ILC-3000

Sony Alpha ILC-3000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Image stabilization Has image stabilization
Viewfinder coverage Much better viewfinder coverage
Sensor cleaning Lacks a self cleaning sensor
Startup delay Has much more startup delay

Nikon D3200 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$636 - $647 with 18-55mm lens

Lens focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Lowest price Slightly more expensive
Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$599 - $681 body only

$549 - $823 with 18-55mm lens

Lens focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Weight Slightly lighter
Overall image quality Significantly worse image quality
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3

Entry-level DSLR

$276 - $298 body only

$399 - $450 with 18-55mm lens

Lens focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Battery life Longer battery life
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Overall image quality Significantly worse image quality

Samsung NX2000 Competitors

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Disadvantages

Samsung NX300

Samsung NX300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$500 body only

$614 - $670 with 18-55mm lens

Screen type Has an OLED screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Screen size Significantly smaller screen
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Samsung NX1000

Samsung NX1000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$350 - $503 with 20-50mm lens

3D Takes 3D photos
Screen size Much smaller screen
Touch screen No touch screen
Samsung NX1100

Samsung NX1100

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$299 with 20-50mm lens

3D Takes 3D photos
Weight Lighter
Screen size Much smaller screen
Touch screen No touch screen
Sony Alpha NEX-3N

Sony Alpha NEX-3N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$320 body only

$325 - $450 with 16-50mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
3D Takes 3D photos
Screen size Much smaller screen
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Sony NEX-5T

Sony NEX-5T

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$448 body only

$1,299 with 18-200mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Focus points Many more focus points
Screen size Much smaller screen
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen

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