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

Sony NEX 5N vs Samsung NX1000

Winner
Sony NEX-5N

100

Samsung NX1000

86

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 5N

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
1,079 ISO
Great image quality
Overall image quality
77.0
Great color depth
Color depth
23.6 bits
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung NX1000

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Samsung NX1000 over the Sony NEX 5N.

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competitors

Sony NEX-5N Competitors

Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$447 body only

$365 - $379 with 16-50mm lens

True resolution Higher true resolution
Built-in flash Built-in flash
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Sony Alpha A5100

Sony Alpha A5100

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$448 body only

$478 - $548 with 16-50mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Battery life Shorter battery life
Sony NEX 5R

Sony NEX 5R

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$450 body only

$808 with 18-55mm lens

Focus points More focus points
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Battery life Much shorter battery life

Samsung NX1000 Competitors

Samsung NX300

Samsung NX300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$554 body only

$730 with 20-50mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen type Has an OLED screen
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$447 body only

$365 - $379 with 16-50mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Fujifilm FinePix S8200

Fujifilm FinePix S8200

Super zoom

$257

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

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