Samsung NX200

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Samsung NX100

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Reasons to buy the Samsung NX200

Dynamic range
Wide dynamic range
12.6 EV
Screen type
OLED Screen
Bright and vivid
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung NX100

Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
1100 ms startup delay
Screen type
OLED Screen
Bright and vivid
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
431 ms shutter lag
 
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Advantages of the Samsung NX200

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Dynamic range More dynamic range 12.6 EV vs 10.7 EV
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1.9 f-stops more dynamic range
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution 20 MP vs 14 MP
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Capture more than 40% more detail in your photos
Overall image quality Better image quality 69.0 vs 62.0
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More than 10% better image quality
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The NX200's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Shutter lag Less shutter lag 365 ms vs 431 ms
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Around 20% less delay when taking photos
Low light performance Slightly lower noise at high ISO 618 ISO vs 563 ISO
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The NX200 has a slight edge (0.1 f-stops) in low noise, high ISO performance
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster 7 fps vs 3 fps
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Around 2.5x faster continuous shooting
Weight Lighter 200 g vs 282 g
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Around 30% lighter
Size Slightly smaller 117x63x36 mm vs 120x71x35 mm
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More than 10% smaller
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Advantages of the Samsung NX100

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Startup delay Much less startup delay 1100 ms vs 3600 ms
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3.3x less delay when turning on
Lowest price Cheaper $857.84 vs $1,012.36
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The best price we've seen is $155 cheaper (around 20% less)
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              similarities

              Compared to recent mirrorless cameras

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Screen type OLED screens Help
              Bright and vivid
              Lens availability Many lenses available Help
              36 lenses
              Movie continuous focus Focus continuously recording movies Help
              Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
              External flash Each supports an external flash Help
              Better lighting
              Built-in flash No built-in flash Help
              Professional
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              1/4000 of a second
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Shutter lag Significant shutter lag Help
              NX200:365 ms
              NX100:431 ms
              Supports 24p No support for 24p Help
              Missing that film look
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
              Risk of blur
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              614k dots
              Low light performance Above average noise at high ISO Help
              NX200:618 ISO
              NX100:563 ISO

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung NX300

              Samsung NX300

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $449 body only

              $520 - $650 with 18-55mm lens

              Low light performance Is slightly less noisy at high ISO
              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Samsung NX2000

              Samsung NX2000

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $285 - $299 with 20-50mm lens

              Low light performance Is slightly less noisy at high ISO
              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Samsung NX1000

              Samsung NX1000

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $330 with 20-50mm lens

              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Shutter lag Has much more shutter lag
              Samsung NX210

              Samsung NX210

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $929 - $952 with 18-55mm lens

              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Samsung NX1100

              Samsung NX1100

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $269 - $511 with 20-50mm lens

              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Canon EOS M

              Canon EOS M

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $300 body only

              $298 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Sony Alpha NEX-3

              Sony Alpha NEX-3

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $330 with 16-50mm lens

              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen

              Samsung NX200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony NEX-5N

              Sony NEX-5N

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
              Startup delay Much less startup delay
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Lens availability Fewer lenses available
              Sony Alpha A5000

              Sony Alpha A5000

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $498 with 16-50mm lens

              Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

              Samsung NX100 Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Olympus PEN E-PL1

              Olympus PEN E-PL1

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $279 with 14-42mm lens

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Lens availability Slightly more lenses available
              Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Fujifilm Finepix X10

              Fujifilm Finepix X10

              Pro digicam

              $323 - $425

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Color depth Worse color depth
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $265 - $400 with 14-42mm lens

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Color depth Worse color depth

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