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

63

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Reasons to buy the Samsung NX1000

24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha NEX-5

Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
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

$663 body only

$730 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Samsung NX3000

Samsung NX3000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$390 body only

$579 with 16-50mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Battery life Longer battery life
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Samsung NX1100

Samsung NX1100

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$492 with 20-50mm lens

Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
Thickness Slightly thicker

Sony Alpha NEX-5 Competitors

Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$437 body only

$370 - $379 with 16-50mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Olympus PEN E-PL8

Olympus PEN E-PL8

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$549 - $550 body only

$649 - $650 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Weight Heavier
Sony NEX-5N

Sony NEX 5N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$691 body only

$853 with 16-50mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Better image quality
Lowest price Slightly more expensive

discussion

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