Nikon D5000 vs Samsung GX-20

Winner
Nikon D5000

100

Samsung GX-20

90

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
Self cleaning sensor
Sensor cleaning
Avoids dust in your photos
Has live view
Live view
Preview your photos
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung GX-20

Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
0.62x
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentaprism

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 D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$431 body only

$400 - $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 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 D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$393 body only

$399 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

Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$431 - $649 body only

$550 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Color depth Worse color depth
Pentax K-x

Pentax K-x

Entry-level DSLR

$700 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Weather sealed No weather sealing
Pentax K-50

Pentax K-50

Entry-level DSLR

$430 body only

$449 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder size Slightly smaller viewfinder

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Nikon D5000
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Samsung GX-20
GX-20
Samsung

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