Samsung NX200

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Samsung NX200

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Samsung NX100

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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
 
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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
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
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Overall image quality Better image quality 69.0 vs 62.0
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More than 10% better image quality
True resolution Significantly 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 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 2 f-stops better
Weight Lighter 200 g vs 282 g
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Around 30% lighter
Lowest price Cheaper $459.83 vs $857.84
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The best price we've seen is $398 cheaper (around 50% less)
Size Slightly smaller 117x63x36 mm vs 120x71x35 mm
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More than 10% smaller
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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 Common Weaknesses
              Screen type OLED screens Help
              Bright and vivid
              Movie continuous focus Focus continuously recording movies Help
              Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
              Lens availability Many lenses available Help
              36 lenses
              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
              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
              NX200:365 ms
              NX100:431 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
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              614k dots
              Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
              Risk of blur
              Low light performance Above average noise at high ISO Help
              NX200:618 ISO
              NX100:563 ISO

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              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung NX300

              Samsung NX300

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $485 - $649 with 18-55mm lens

              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Samsung NX1000

              Samsung NX1000

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $316 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 significantly more shutter lag
              Samsung NX2000

              Samsung NX2000

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $250 - $319 with 20-50mm lens

              Screen size Has a much larger screen
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Sony Alpha A5000

              Sony Alpha A5000

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $448 - $450 with 16-50mm lens

              Low light performance Is slightly less noisy at high ISO
              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              External flash Doesn't support an external flash
              Sensor cleaning Lacks a self cleaning sensor
              Nikon 1 J1

              Nikon 1 J1

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $244 with 10-30mm lens

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              External flash Doesn't support an external flash
              Sony Alpha NEX-5

              Sony Alpha NEX-5

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $498 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
              Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi

              Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi

              Entry-level DSLR

              $695 with 18-55mm lens

              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Startup delay Has slightly less startup delay
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is much heavier

              Samsung NX200 Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Canon EOS M

              Canon EOS M

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $322 body only

              $315 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
              Sony NEX-5N

              Sony NEX-5N

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $598 body only

              Startup delay Much less startup delay
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              True resolution Lower true resolution
              Samsung NX20

              Samsung NX20

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $977 with 18-55mm lens

              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier
              Samsung NX3000

              Samsung NX3000

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $449 - $460 with 20-50mm lens

              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              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

              $550 with 14-42mm lens

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Longest exposure Much longer exposures
              Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $498

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Startup delay Much more startup delay

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