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Advantages of the Samsung NX20

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Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Viewfinder size
Slightly larger viewfinder
0.68x vs 0.65x
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Around 10% larger viewfinder
Size
Smaller
122×90×40 mm vs 127×96×58 mm
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Around 40% smaller
Thickness
Thinner
1.6" vs 2.3"
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More than 30% thinner
Weight
Slightly lighter
341 g vs 375 g
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Around 10% lighter
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$467.39 vs $785.89
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The best price we've seen is $319 cheaper (more than 40% less)
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Advantages of the Samsung NX30

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Touch screen
Has a touch screen
Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Screen resolution
Much higher resolution screen
1,036k dots vs 614k dots
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Around 70% higher resolution screen
Autofocus
Faster autofocus
Phase detection vs Contrast detection
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Catch candid moments easily
Focus points
Significantly more focus points
247 vs 15
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Set focus accurately within the frame
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
25,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
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The NX30's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
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              similarities

              Compared to recent mirrorless cameras

              Common Strengths
              Screen type OLED screens Help
              Bright and vivid
              External mic jack Have external mic jacks Help
              Record higher quality audio with a microphone
              Weight Light weight Help
              NX20341 g
              NX30375 g
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              NX20$467.39
              NX30$785.89
              Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
              External flash not needed
              Common Weaknesses
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              Movie format Full HD (1080p) video Help
              NX201080p @ 30fps
              NX301080p @ 60fps
              Lens availability Few lenses available Help
              55 lenses
              Weather sealed Neither is weather sealed Help
              Need to shelter it from weather
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              NX2012,800 ISO
              NX3025,600 ISO

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