Sony NEX 5R vs Samsung NX300

Winner
Sony NEX 5R

100

Samsung NX300

97

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 5R

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
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"
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
1200 ms startup delay
Screen type
OLED Screen
Bright and vivid
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
116 ms shutter lag

galleries

Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Samsung NX300.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony NEX 5R.

competitors

Sony NEX 5R Competitors

Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$300 body only

$395 with 16-50mm lens

Battery life Significantly longer battery life
True resolution Higher true resolution
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$445 - $548 body only

$479 - $648 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Touch screen No touch screen
Sony NEX-5N

Sony NEX 5N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Focus points Fewer focus points

Samsung NX300 Competitors

Samsung NX3000

Samsung NX3000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$446 body only

$500 with 20-50mm lens

Battery life Longer battery life
Weight Lighter
Screen size Much smaller screen
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$499 body only

$752 with 18-135mm lens

Lens availability Much more lenses available
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Screen size Much smaller screen
Samsung NX300M

Samsung NX300M

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$667 body only

$725 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Slightly larger screen
Thickness Thicker

discussion

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