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

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Reasons to buy the Nikon D7000

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 24fps
Dynamic range
Wide dynamic range
13.9 EV
Live view
Has live view
Preview your photos
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung GX-10

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Sensor shift
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Size
Really small
Professional size 142x101x70 mm
Thickness
Thin
2.8"
 
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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
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
Continuous shooting Shoots significantly faster 6 fps vs 3 fps
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2x faster continuous shooting
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
Weight Slightly lighter 780 g vs 793 g
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Almost the same
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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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similarities

Compared to recent entry-level DSLRs

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Weather sealed Weather sealed Help
Shoot in extreme weather
Viewfinder Both have pentaprism viewfinders Help
Pentaprism
Sensor size Large sensors Help
D7000:APS-C 23.6x15.6mm
GX-10:APS-C 23.5x15.7mm
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
Autofocus Lacks video autofocus Help
D7000:Contrast detection
GX-10:None
Movie format One shoots movies Help
D7000:1080p @ 24fps
GX-10:None

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Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$499 - $699 body only

$200 - $729 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Thickness Is thicker
Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$278 body only

$427 - $440 with 18-55mm lens

Size Is significantly smaller
Lowest price Is much less expensive
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Thickness Is thicker

Nikon D7000 Competitors

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Disadvantages

Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$1,097 body only

$1,394 - $1,397 with 18-140mm lens

Movie format Higher frame rate movies
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Battery life Shorter battery life
Size Larger
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$747 body only

$695 - $847 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher frame rate movies
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Weather sealed No weather sealing
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Canon EOS 60D

Canon EOS 60D

Pro DSLR

$699 - $700 body only

$450 - $1,199 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 D5200

Nikon D5200

Entry-level DSLR

$547 body only

$549 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher frame rate movies
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Weather sealed No weather sealing
Canon EOS 7D

Canon EOS 7D

Pro DSLR

$999 - $1,799 body only

$1,299 - $1,729 with 18-135mm lens

Cross type focus points Significantly more cross-type focus points
Shutter lag Significantly less shutter lag
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
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
Nikon Coolpix L820

Nikon Coolpix L820

Super zoom

$170 - $279

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Sensor size Much smaller sensor
Viewfinder No viewfinder
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
Pentax K200D

Pentax K200D

Entry-level DSLR

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Size Smaller
Viewfinder size Smaller viewfinder
Viewfinder Doesn't have a pentaprism viewfinder

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