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

Sony NEX 5N vs Samsung NX1000

Winner
Sony NEX-5N

116

Samsung NX1000

100

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 5N

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
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
235 ms shutter lag
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung NX1000

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

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Samsung NX1000.
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competitors

Sony NEX-5N Competitors

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$444 - $498 body only

$500 - $598 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Touch screen No touch screen
Sony NEX F3

Sony NEX F3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$450 with 18-55mm lens

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

Sony NEX 5R

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Focus points More focus points
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life

Samsung NX1000 Competitors

Samsung NX500

Samsung NX500

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,640 body only

$2,045 with 16-50mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Screen type Has an OLED screen
Lowest price More expensive
Samsung NX1100

Samsung NX1100

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$418 with 20-50mm lens

Weight Lighter
Thickness Slightly thicker
Samsung NX3000

Samsung NX3000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$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

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