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

Samsung NX1000 vs Sony Alpha NEX-5

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Samsung NX1000

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Reasons to buy the Samsung NX1000

24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Takes 3D photos
3D
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha NEX-5

Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
1000 ms startup delay
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
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 Alpha NEX-5.

competitors

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 NX300

Samsung NX300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$520 with 18-55mm lens

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

Sony Alpha NEX-5 Competitors

Sony NEX-5N

Sony NEX 5N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$887 with 16-50mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Startup delay Significantly more startup delay
Sony Alpha NEX-3

Sony Alpha NEX-3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$400 body only

$300 with 18-55mm lens

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Thickness Thinner
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$241 body only

$431 - $448 with 16-50mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Overall image quality Better image quality
3D Doesn't take 3D photos

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