Updated (September 2010): Compare the Olympus PEN E-PL1 vs Samsung NX100

Samsung NX100 vs Olympus PEN E-PL1

Winner
Samsung NX100

46

Olympus PEN E-PL1

43

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Samsung NX100

Great color depth
Color depth
22.6 bits
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
1100 ms startup delay
OLED Screen
Screen type
Bright and vivid
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus PEN E-PL1

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Longest exposure
Long exposures
60 seconds
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Olympus PEN E-PL1.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Samsung NX100.

competitors

Samsung NX100 Competitors

Samsung NX1

Samsung NX1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,099 - $1,100 body only

$1,298 - $1,300 with 16-50mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Size Significantly larger
Samsung NX1000

Samsung NX1000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$370 body only

$328 with 20-50mm lens

Dynamic range More dynamic range
3D Takes 3D photos
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Samsung NX200

Samsung NX200

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$459 body only

Dynamic range More dynamic range
3D Takes 3D photos
Startup delay Much more startup delay

Olympus PEN E-PL1 Competitors

Olympus PEN Lite E-PL3

Olympus PEN E-PL3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$312 body only

$219 with 14-42mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Screen size Much larger screen
Color depth Worse color depth
Olympus PEN E-PM1

Olympus PEN E-PM1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$170 body only

$323 with 14-42mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Screen size Much larger screen
Color depth Worse color depth
Olympus PEN E-P1

Olympus PEN E-P1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$743 body only

$342 with 14-42mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag

discussion

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