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

Samsung Galaxy Camera vs Nikon D5100

Winner
Samsung Galaxy Camera

58

Nikon D5100

50

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

Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$379 - $499

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
Screen size Much smaller screen
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2

Samsung Galaxy Camera 2

Travel zoom

$499

Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Lowest price More expensive
GoPro HD Hero 2

GoPro HD Hero 2

Waterproof

$364

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

Nikon D5100 Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$279 body only

$349 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
True resolution Higher true resolution
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$249 body only

$309 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Higher true resolution
Startup delay Slightly less startup delay
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
Nikon D5200

Nikon D5200

Entry-level DSLR

$325 body only

$393 - $500 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Higher true resolution
Overall image quality Better image quality
Battery life Shorter battery life

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