Updated (February, 2013): Compare the Nikon D7100 vs Samsung GX-10

Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000

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Samsung GX-10

Samsung GX-10

     

Reasons to buy the Nikon D7000

Great image quality
Overall image quality
80.0
Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 24fps
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13.9 EV
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.62x
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung GX-10

Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
0.62x
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Sensor shift
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Sensor size
Large sensor
APS-C 23.5x15.7mm
 

differences

Advantages of the Nikon D7000

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Movie format
Shoots movies
1080p @ 24fps vs None
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Shoots Full HD (1080p) video as well as still pictures
Screen size
Much larger screen
3.0" vs 2.5"
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More than 20% larger screen
Screen resolution
Much higher resolution screen
920k dots vs 210k dots
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Around 4.5x higher resolution screen
Live view
Has live view
Yes vs No
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Preview your photos on the camera's screen before taking them
Autofocus
Faster autofocus
Phase detection vs Contrast detection
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Catch candid moments easily
Autofocus
Video autofocus
Contrast detection vs None
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Automatically focuses shooting video
Continuous shooting
Shoots much faster
6 fps vs 3 fps
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2x faster continuous shooting
Lens availability
Much more lenses available
205 lenses vs 109 lenses
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Around 90% more lenses available
True resolution
Significantly higher true resolution
16.1 MP vs 10 MP
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Capture more than 60% more detail in your photos
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Built-in focus motor
Has a built-in focus motor
Yes vs No
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Autofocuses with all autofocus lenses
Light sensitivity (boost)
Has boost ISO
25,600 ISO vs None
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Allows taking photos in darker situations, often at the cost of additional noise in the image
Viewfinder coverage
Significantly better viewfinder coverage
100% vs 95%
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Around 10% better viewfinder coverage
Storage slots
Has more storage slots
2 vs 1
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More slots allows storing more images without switching memory cards
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
6,400 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The D7000's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Fastest shutter speed
Much faster max shutter speed
1/8000s vs 1/4000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
Lowest price
Cheaper
$624.95 vs $799.00
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The best price we've seen is $174 cheaper (more than 20% less)
Weight
Slightly lighter
780 g vs 793 g
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Almost the same
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Advantages of the Samsung GX-10

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Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Sensor shift vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Size
Smaller
142x101x70 mm vs 132x105x77 mm
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Around 10% smaller
Thickness
Significantly thinner
2.8" vs 3"
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Around 10% thinner
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recommendations

Snapsort can't make a recommendation (yet) because it doesn't have enough data yet about the Samsung GX-10.

similarities

Compared to recent entry-level DSLRs

Common Strengths
Weather sealed Weather sealed Help
Shoot in extreme weather
Viewfinder size Above average viewfinder size Help
0.62x
Viewfinder Both have pentaprism viewfinders Help
Pentaprism
Common Weaknesses
Weight Heavy Help
D7000:780 g
GX-10:793 g
HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Size Large Help
D7000:132x105x77 mm
GX-10:142x101x70 mm
True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
D7000:16.1 MP
GX-10:10 MP
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
D7000:6,400 ISO
GX-10:1,600 ISO
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
You could stitch photos in post
Movie format One shoots movies Help
D7000:1080p @ 24fps
GX-10:None

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competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$697 body only

$599 - $797 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Is slightly less noisy at high ISO
Movie format Records higher quality movies
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Thickness Is thicker
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$439 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Is slightly less noisy at high ISO
Movie format Records higher quality movies
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Thickness Is thicker
Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$272 body only

$390 - $409 with 18-55mm lens

Size Is significantly smaller
Lowest price Is significantly less expensive
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Thickness Is thicker
Pentax K-50

Pentax K-50

Entry-level DSLR

$350 - $400 body only

$420 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously while recording movies

Nikon D7000 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$892 - $1,097 body only

$1,197 with 18-140mm lens

Movie format Higher frame rate movies
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Battery life Shorter battery life
Lowest price Significantly more expensive
Nikon D5200

Nikon D5200

Entry-level DSLR

$497 body only

$597 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher frame rate movies
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder
Canon EOS 60D

Canon EOS 60D

Pro DSLR

$699 - $899 body only

$959 - $1,182 with 18-135mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Movie format Higher frame rate movies
Low light performance Significantly more noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Significantly worse image quality
Nikon D90

Nikon D90

Entry-level DSLR

$929 body only

$900 with 18-55mm lens

Shutter lag Less shutter lag
Viewfinder size Slightly larger viewfinder
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Low light performance More noise at high ISO
Canon EOS 7D

Canon EOS 7D

Pro DSLR

$999 - $1,499 body only

$1,099 - $1,978 with 28-135mm lens

Cross type focus points Significantly more cross-type focus points
Continuous shooting Shoots significantly faster
Overall image quality Significantly worse image quality
Low light performance Significantly more noise at high ISO

Samsung GX-10 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Pentax K10D

Pentax K10D

Entry-level DSLR

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$498

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Sensor size Much smaller sensor
Viewfinder No viewfinder
Samsung GX-20

Samsung GX-20

Entry-level DSLR

Live view Has live view
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Sensor size Slightly smaller sensor
Size Larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$600 body only

$760 with 14-42mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Sensor size Much smaller sensor
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder
Pentax K-30

Pentax K-30

Entry-level DSLR

$370 body only

$519 - $560 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Viewfinder size Slightly smaller viewfinder
Thickness Slightly thicker

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