Sony NEX 5N vs Samsung NX200

Winner
Sony NEX-5N

116

Samsung NX200

96

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 5N

High ISO
Light sensitivity
25,600 ISO
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung NX200

True resolution
High true resolution
20 MP
Screen type
OLED Screen
Bright and vivid
Weight
Light-weight
200 g
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies

galleries

Explore our gallery of 21 sample photos taken by the Samsung NX200.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony NEX-5N.

competitors

Sony NEX-5N Competitors

Sony NEX 5R

Sony NEX 5R

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Focus points More focus points
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$447 - $448 body only

$529 - $548 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Touch screen No touch screen
Sony NEX C3

Sony NEX C3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$310 body only

$435 with 18-55mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Weight Lighter
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag

Samsung NX200 Competitors

Samsung NX100

Samsung NX100

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$389 with 20-55mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Lowest price Cheaper
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Canon PowerShot G1X

Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$498 - $1,299

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Startup delay Much less startup delay
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Samsung NX2000

Samsung NX2000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$480 with 20-50mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen

discussion

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Michael (6:14 PM, December 08, 2011)
The NX200 includes a flash in the standard kit.
 
Avatar for Nuradil Nuradil (8:10 PM, October 24, 2011)
Nor NX200 nor NEX-5 hasn't built in flash. They are included in the kit and can be mounted on the camera.
Among other advantages of Samsung NX series the biggest one is an excellent lens roadmap, especially 3 very sharp pancakes which make the camera very light and compact.
NX200 is a clear winner of this contest.
 
Avatar for Snapsort Snapsort (0:44 AM, September 27, 2011)
Hi Dave, good catch, you're right he Samsung NX200 does not have a built in flash, I'll get the specs updated.  As far as the price - Snapsort shows prices from actual retailers, and thats the best price its seen so far, it looks like the NX200 is not widely available yet.
 
Avatar for Low Budget Dave Low Budget Dave (11:29 PM, September 26, 2011)
I am pretty sure the Samsung NX200 does not have a built in flash.  On the bright side, the actual price is only about $899.

The biggest advantage of the Samsung is the traditional controls.  The Sony takes a lot of getting used to.