Updated (April 2012): Compare the Samsung NX1000 vs Sony NEX-5N

Sony NEX 5N vs Samsung NX1000

Winner
Sony NEX-5N

72

Samsung NX1000

61

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 5N

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
235 ms shutter lag
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung NX1000

3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Sensor cleaning
Self cleaning sensor
Avoids dust in your photos

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Samsung NX1000.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony NEX-5N.

competitors

Sony NEX-5N Competitors

Sony NEX 5R

Sony NEX 5R

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$400 body only

Focus points More focus points
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Low light performance More noise at high ISO
Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$378 body only

$448 with 16-50mm lens

True resolution Higher true resolution
Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Sony Alpha NEX-5

Sony Alpha NEX-5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$390 body only

$481 with 16-50mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag

Samsung NX1000 Competitors

Samsung NX2000

Samsung NX2000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$424 with 20-50mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
HDR Has in-camera HDR
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Samsung NX300

Samsung NX300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$629 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Samsung NX3000

Samsung NX3000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$376 body only

$299 - $606 with 20-50mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
3D Doesn't take 3D photos

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