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

Sony NEX 5N vs Samsung NX1000

Winner
Sony NEX-5N

73

Samsung NX1000

62

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 5N

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
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
Takes 3D photos
3D
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 

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 a6300

Sony Alpha a6300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$998 body only

$1,148 with 16-50mm lens

Focus points Many more focus points
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Touch screen No touch screen
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$498 body only

$593 - $648 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Sony NEX 5R

Sony NEX 5R

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$500 body only

Focus points More focus points
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Low light performance Slightly more noise at high ISO

Samsung NX1000 Competitors

Samsung NX2000

Samsung NX2000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$429 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

$297 body only

$340 - $449 with 20-50mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
HDR Has in-camera HDR
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Samsung NX300

Samsung NX300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$399 with 20-50mm lens

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

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