Samsung NX200 vs Samsung NX100

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Samsung NX200

60

Samsung NX100

46

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Samsung NX200

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

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

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differences

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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2.9 f-stops more dynamic range
3D
Takes 3D photos
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Overall image quality
Better image quality
69.0 vs 62.0
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More than 10% better image quality
Movie format
Higher resolution movies
1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
True resolution
Higher true resolution
20 MP vs 14 MP
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Capture more than 40% more detail in your photos
Shutter lag
Less shutter lag
365 ms vs 431 ms
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Around 20% less delay when taking photos
Continuous shooting
Shoots slightly faster
7 fps vs 3 fps
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Around 2.5x faster continuous shooting
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The NX200's maximum light sensitivity is 4 f-stops better
Weight
Lighter
200 g vs 282 g
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Around 30% lighter
Size
Slightly smaller
117×63×36 mm vs 120×71×35 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
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              similarities

              Compared to recent mirrorless cameras

              Common Strengths
              Screen type OLED screens Help
              Bright and vivid
              Movie continuous focus Focus continuously recording movies Help
              Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
              Thickness Thin Help
              1.4"
              Weight Light weight Help
              NX200200 g
              NX100282 g
              External flash Each supports an external flash Help
              Better lighting
              Common Weaknesses
              Built-in flash No built-in flash Help
              Professional
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              1/4000 of a second
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              30 seconds
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Supports 24p No support for 24p Help
              Missing that film look
              Shutter lag Significant shutter lag Help
              NX200365 ms
              NX100431 ms
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen
              Weather sealed Neither is weather sealed Help
              Need to shelter it from weather
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              614k dots
              Autofocus Slower contrast detection autofocus Help
              slower focusing
              Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
              Risk of blur
              Low light performance Above average noise at high ISO Help
              NX200618 ISO
              NX100563 ISO

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung NX300

              Samsung NX300

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $499 with 18-55mm lens

              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              Screen size Has a much larger screen
              Samsung NX1000

              Samsung NX1000

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $370 body only

              $270 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 NX2000

              Samsung NX2000

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $520 with 20-50mm lens

              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              Screen size Has a much larger screen
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Samsung NX3000

              Samsung NX3000

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $292 body only

              $360 - $399 with 20-50mm lens

              Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Sensor cleaning Lacks a self cleaning sensor
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Nikon D3100

              Nikon D3100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $275 body only

              $484 with 18-55mm, 55-200mm lenses

              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Samsung NX Mini

              Samsung NX Mini

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $371 body only

              $275 - $479 with 9-27mm lens

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
              External flash Doesn't support an external flash
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Sony Alpha NEX-5

              Sony Alpha NEX-5

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $360 body only

              $350 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
              Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity

              Samsung NX200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony NEX-5N

              Sony NEX-5N

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $450 body only

              $803 with 16-50mm lens

              Startup delay Much less startup delay
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              True resolution Lower true resolution
              Olympus Tough TG-4

              Olympus Tough TG-4

              Waterproof

              $329

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Waterproof Waterproof
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only

              Samsung NX100 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Alpha NEX-6

              Sony Alpha NEX-6

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $499 - $619 body only

              $879 with 16-50mm lens

              Dynamic range More dynamic range
              Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Startup delay Significantly more startup delay

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