Nikon D5000 vs Samsung GX-20

Winner
Nikon D5000

98

Samsung GX-20

88

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5000

Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
400 ms startup delay
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

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 D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$640 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$400 body only

$368 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Sony Alpha a6500

Sony Alpha a6500

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,298 body only

$1,398 with 16-50mm lens

Focus points Many more focus points
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder

Samsung GX-20 Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$338 - $479

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder
Pentax K-r

Pentax K-r

Entry-level DSLR

$489 body only

$488 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Weather sealed No weather sealing
Samsung NX10

Samsung NX10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization

discussion

Nikon D5000
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Samsung GX-20
GX-20
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