Samsung NX300 vs Olympus E-1

Samsung NX300
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Reasons to buy the Samsung NX300

Large screen
Screen size
3.3"
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
1200 ms startup delay
OLED Screen
Screen type
Bright and vivid
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus E-1

Viewfinder coverage
Great viewfinder coverage
100%
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentaprism
Longest exposure
Long exposures
60 seconds

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Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Olympus E-1.
Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Samsung NX300.

competitors

Samsung NX300 Competitors

Samsung NX3000

Samsung NX3000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$376 body only

$449 with 20-50mm lens

Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Weight Slightly lighter
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Samsung NX500

Samsung NX500

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$798 with 16-50mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Overall image quality Better image quality
Screen size Significantly smaller screen
Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$287 body only

$448 with 16-50mm lens

Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
Built-in flash Built-in flash
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen

Olympus E-1 Competitors

Nikon D610

Nikon D610

Pro DSLR

$1,292 - $1,497 body only

$1,699 - $1,897 with 24-85mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Autofocus Video autofocus
Size Slightly larger
Olympus E-3

Olympus E-3

Entry-level DSLR

$890 body only

$3,599 with 12-60mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Weight Heavier
Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000

Entry-level DSLR

$501 body only

$559 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Autofocus Video autofocus
Longest exposure Shorter max exposures

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