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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Sony Alpha NEX-5

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Reasons to buy the Samsung NX1000

24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha NEX-5

Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
1000 ms startup delay

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 NX300

Samsung NX300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$670 body only

$600 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Samsung NX2000

Samsung NX2000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$430 with 20-50mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Samsung NX3000

Samsung NX3000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$376 body only

$400 with 20-50mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen

Sony Alpha NEX-5 Competitors

Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$446 body only

$348 with 16-50mm lens

Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Sony NEX-5N

Sony NEX 5N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$354 body only

$887 with 16-50mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Startup delay Much more startup delay
Sony Alpha NEX-3

Sony Alpha NEX-3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$398 body only

$380 with 18-55mm lens

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Low light performance Slightly lower noise at high ISO
Movie format Lower resolution movies

discussion

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