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

Sony NEX 5N vs Samsung NX1000

Winner
Sony NEX-5N

71

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

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 Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$299 body only

$448 with 16-50mm lens

Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
True resolution Higher true resolution
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$548 body only

$698 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Touch screen No touch screen
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

Samsung NX1000 Competitors

Samsung NX300

Samsung NX300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$599 body only

$479 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Samsung NX2000

Samsung NX2000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$310 with 20-50mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
HDR Has in-camera HDR
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Samsung NX3000

Samsung NX3000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$376 body only

$449 - $480 with 20-50mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Supports 24p No 24p support

discussion

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