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

100

Sony Alpha NEX-5

99

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Reasons to buy the Samsung NX1000

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

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 NX500

Samsung NX500

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,633 body only

$2,037 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

$417 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

Sony Alpha NEX-5 Competitors

Sony Alpha a6300

Sony Alpha a6300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$776 - $798 body only

$839 - $898 with 16-50mm lens

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Size Larger
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$444 - $448 body only

$500 - $548 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Size Larger
Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$373 with 16-50mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

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