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

Samsung NX1000 vs Sony Alpha NEX-5

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Reasons to buy the Samsung NX1000

24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Thin
Thickness
1.5"
Light-weight
Weight
222 g
Really small
Size
Mid size (114×63×37 mm)
 

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
Size
Really small
Compact (111×59×38 mm)
Thickness
Thin
1.5"

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

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Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$447 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Lens availability Much more lenses available
Size Much larger
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Canon Rebel SL1

Entry-level DSLR

$599 with 18-55mm, 75-300mm lenses

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Lens availability Much more lenses available
Size Significantly larger
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Samsung NX3000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

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

Sony Alpha NEX-5 Competitors

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Sony Alpha NEX-3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Thickness Slightly thinner
Movie format Lower resolution movies
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Sony Alpha A5100

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$448 body only

$548 with 16-50mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Supports 24p Supports 24p
External flash No external flash support
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Sony NEX 7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Weight Heavier

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