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

Sony NEX 5N vs Samsung NX1000

Winner
Sony NEX-5N

113

Samsung NX1000

98

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 5N

High ISO
Light sensitivity
25,600 ISO
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung NX1000

Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
1700 ms startup delay
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
External flash
External flash
Better lighting

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 F3

Sony NEX F3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$230 body only

$470 with 18-55mm lens

Built-in flash Built-in flash
Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Touch screen No touch screen
Sony Alpha NEX-5

Sony Alpha NEX-5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$450 with 18-55mm lens

Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

Travel zoom

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Supports 24p No 24p support

Samsung NX1000 Competitors

Samsung NX3000

Samsung NX3000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$446 body only

$500 with 20-50mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Startup delay Much more startup delay
Samsung NX1100

Samsung NX1100

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$478 with 20-50mm lens

Weight Lighter
Thickness Slightly thicker
Samsung NX2000

Samsung NX2000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$578 with 20-50mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen

discussion

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