Updated (August 2012): Compare the Nikon D5100 vs Samsung Galaxy Camera

Samsung Galaxy Camera vs Nikon D5100

Winner
Samsung Galaxy Camera

60

Nikon D5100

54

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Samsung Galaxy Camera

Large screen
Screen size
4.8"
Really small
Size
Compact (129×71×19 mm)
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
120 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5100

Dynamic range
Wide dynamic range
13.6 EV
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Badge
Autofocuses shooting video
Contrast detection

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D5100.

competitors

Samsung Galaxy Camera Competitors

Samsung Galaxy Camera 2

Samsung Galaxy Camera 2

Travel zoom

$549

Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Lowest price Slightly more expensive
GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition

GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition

Waterproof

$286

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Image stabilization No image stabilization
GoPro HD Hero 2

GoPro HD Hero 2

Waterproof

$459

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Waterproof Waterproof
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Nikon D5100 Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$460 body only

$369 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
True resolution Higher true resolution
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$350 body only

$390 - $409 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Higher true resolution
Startup delay Slightly less startup delay
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$597 body only

$478 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
GPS Has a GPS
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life

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