Nikon D5000 vs Samsung GX-20

Winner
Nikon D5000

50

Samsung GX-20

45

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5000

Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
12.5 EV
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Phase detection autofocus
Badge
fast and accurate
Self cleaning sensor
Sensor cleaning
Avoids dust in your photos
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung GX-20

Color depth
Great color depth
23.1 bits
Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
0.62x
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D5000.
Explore our gallery of 4 sample photos taken by the Samsung GX-20.

competitors

Nikon D5000 Competitors

Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$529 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$419 body only

$419 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$389 body only

$399 - $899 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

Samsung GX-20 Competitors

Samsung GX-10

Samsung GX-10

Entry-level DSLR

Thickness Thinner
Size Slightly smaller
Live view No live view
Pentax K20D

Pentax K20D

Entry-level DSLR

$569 body only

$1,085 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Low light performance More noise at high ISO
Canon EOS Rebel T1i

Canon Rebel T1i

Entry-level DSLR

$650 body only

$491 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Color depth Worse color depth

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Nikon D5000
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