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

98

Sony Alpha NEX-5

96

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Reasons to buy the Samsung NX1000

High true resolution
True resolution
20 MP
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha NEX-5

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 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

Sony Alpha NEX-5 Competitors

Fujifilm X-A10

Fujifilm X-A10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$499 with 16-50mm lens

Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
External flash No external flash support
Sony NEX-5N

Sony NEX 5N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$691 body only

$853 with 16-50mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Lowest price Slightly more expensive
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
Thickness Slightly thinner
Color depth Worse color depth

discussion

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