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

88

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Reasons to buy the Samsung NX1000

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Light-weight
Weight
222 g
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha NEX-5

Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
1000 ms startup delay
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
920k dots

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 NX100

Samsung NX100

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$300 body only

$486 with 20-55mm lens

Screen type Has an OLED screen
Startup delay Less startup delay
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$395 with 16-50mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Battery life Longer battery life
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Canon EOS M

Canon EOS M

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$338 - $629 body only

$699 with 15-45mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Startup delay Significantly more startup delay

Sony Alpha NEX-5 Competitors

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
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$444 - $448 body only

$525 - $548 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Size Larger
Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$370 body only

$390 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Lens availability Much more lenses available
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen

discussion

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