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
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha NEX-5

Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
1000 ms startup delay
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions

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

$469 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

$379 with 20-50mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
HDR Has in-camera HDR
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Samsung NX3000

Samsung NX3000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$376 body only

$299 - $365 with 20-50mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

Sony Alpha NEX-5 Competitors

Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$287 body only

$398 with 16-50mm lens

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

Sony NEX 5N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$887 with 16-50mm lens

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

Sony Alpha NEX-3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$400 body only

$350 with 16mm lens

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

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