Sony Alpha A6000

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Sony Alpha A6000

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Samsung NX300

82

Samsung NX300

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Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha A6000

Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital
True resolution
High true resolution
24.3 MP
Viewfinder coverage
Great viewfinder coverage
100%
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung NX300

Screen size
Large screen
3.3"
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
1200 ms startup delay
Screen type
OLED Screen
Bright and vivid
 
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differences

Advantages of the Samsung NX300

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Screen type Has an OLED screen OLED vs LCD
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OLED screens are often brighter and more vibrant than typical LCD screens
3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
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 size Larger screen 3.3" vs 3.0"
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Around 10% larger screen
Lens availability More lenses available 36 lenses vs 21 lenses
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More than 70% more lenses available
Fastest shutter speed Faster max shutter speed 1/6000s vs 1/4000s
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More than 30% faster max shutter speed
Size Slightly smaller 122x64x41 mm vs 120x67x45 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Lowest price Cheaper $449.00 vs $648.00
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The best price we've seen is $199 cheaper (more than 30% less)
Thickness Thinner 1.6" vs 1.8"
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Around 10% thinner
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Advantages of the Sony A6000

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Viewfinder Has a viewfinder Digital vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO 1,347 ISO vs 942 ISO
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The A6000 has a slight edge (0.5 f-stops) in low noise, high ISO performance
Focus points Significantly more focus points 179 vs 105
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Set focus accurately within the frame
Overall image quality Better image quality 82.0 vs 76.0
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Around 10% better image quality
Battery life Significantly longer battery life 420 shots vs 320 shots
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More than 30% more shots per battery charge
True resolution Higher true resolution 24.3 MP vs 20 MP
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Capture more than 20% more detail in your photos
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 921k dots vs 768k dots
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Around 20% higher resolution screen
Dynamic range More dynamic range 13.1 EV vs 12.7 EV
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0.4 f-stops more dynamic range
Built-in flash Built-in flash Yes vs No
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A built-in flash is useful for taking indoor shots where there is little light
Color depth Better color depth 24.1 bits vs 23.6 bits
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Distinguishes 0.5 more bits of color
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster 11 fps vs 9 fps
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More than 20% faster continuous shooting
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              similarities

              Compared to recent mirrorless cameras

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Supports 24p 24p support Help
              For that film look
              Color depth Good color depth Help
              NX300:23.6 bits
              A6000:24.1 bits
              Dynamic range Good dynamic range Help
              NX300:12.7 EV
              A6000:13.1 EV
              Screen flips out Flip-out screens Help
              Great for movies
              Movie continuous focus Focus continuously recording movies Help
              Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
              Focus points Many focus points Help
              NX300:105
              A6000:179
              True resolution Capture very high resolution images Help
              NX300:20 MP
              A6000:24.3 MP
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Sensor cleaning Self cleaning sensors Help
              Avoids dust in your photos
              External flash Each supports an external flash Help
              Better lighting
              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

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Alpha NEX-6

              Sony Alpha NEX-6

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $480 - $748 body only

              $500 - $779 with 16-50mm lens

              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Shutter lag Has significantly more shutter lag
              Sony Alpha A5000

              Sony Alpha A5000

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $498 with 16-50mm lens

              Weight Is slightly lighter
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              External flash Doesn't support an external flash
              Sony NEX-7

              Sony NEX-7

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $1,100 with 18-55mm lens

              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Olympus OM-D E-M10

              Olympus OM-D E-M10

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $699 body only

              $799 with 14-42mm lens

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Sony NEX-5T

              Sony NEX-5T

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $498 - $520 with 16-50mm lens

              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              True resolution Takes slightly lower resolution photos
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $479 - $498

              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              External flash Doesn't support an external flash
              Fujifilm X-M1

              Fujifilm X-M1

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $499 body only

              $585 - $599 with 16-50mm lens

              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas

              Samsung NX300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung NX3000

              Samsung NX3000

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $439 - $449 with 20-50mm lens

              Battery life Longer battery life
              Weight Lighter
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Samsung NX2000

              Samsung NX2000

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $285 - $299 with 20-50mm lens

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Samsung NX300M

              Samsung NX300M

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $799 with 18-55mm lens

              Sensor size Slightly larger sensor
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

              Sony Alpha A6000 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony A7

              Sony A7

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $1,498 - $2,298 body only

              $1,798 - $1,998 with 28-70mm lens

              Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
              Autofocus Faster video autofocus
              Focus points Significantly fewer focus points
              Lens availability Fewer lenses available
              Nikon D5300

              Nikon D5300

              Entry-level DSLR

              $720 - $747 body only

              $847 with 18-55mm lens

              Lens availability Much more lenses available
              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Viewfinder coverage Much less viewfinder coverage
              Focus points Many fewer focus points

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