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Samsung NX3300 vs Sony Alpha A5100

Samsung NX3300 vs Sony Alpha A5100

Samsung NX3300

63

Overall Score

Samsung NX3300

£178.30
Our Verdict:
A fully featured MILC digital camera, excellent for wildlife photography
56
Reviews
2 Reviews
49
Value for Money
Average
82
Features
Fully-Featured
65
Age
1 Year Old
63
Overall Score
Good
MILC 20.3MP 5472 X 3648 Pixels CMOS Sep 2015
Camera Type Megapixels Maximum Image Resolution Sensor Type Release Date
Sony Alpha A5100

77

Overall Score

Sony Alpha A5100

£389.99
Our Verdict:
A multi award winning MILC digital camera with an Editor's Choice award from one expert review website
86
Reviews
55 Reviews + 5 Awards
74
Value for Money
Good
85
Features
Fully-Featured
53
Age
3 Years Old
77
Overall Score
Very Good
MILC 24.3MP 6000 X 4000 Pixels CMOS Aug 2014
Camera Type Megapixels Maximum Image Resolution Sensor Type Release Date

Top Prices

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Reviews & Awards

Awards
No awards found 5 Awards
01net.com: 4 Star
Ephotozine: Highly Recommended
PhotographyBlog.com: Essential
reviewed.com: Editor's Choice
ua.gecid.com: Easy to Use
Average Expert Rating
Average User Rating
No reviews found

Specification

Picture Quality

Camera Type  MILC  MILC
Megapixels 20.3MP 24.3MP
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Still Image Resolution  5472 x 3648  5472 x 3080  3648 x 3648  3888 x 2592  3712 x 2088  2640 x 2640  2976 x 1984  2736 x 1824  2944 x 1656  2000 x 2000  1920 x 1080  1728 x 1152  1024 x 1024  6000 x 4000  12416 x 1856  6000 x 3376  8192 x 1856  4240 x 2832  5536 x 2160  4240 x 2400  3872 x 2160  3008 x 2000  3008 x 1688  5472 x 3648  5472 x 3080  3648 x 3648  3888 x 2592  3712 x 2088  2640 x 2640  2976 x 1984  2736 x 1824  2944 x 1656  2000 x 2000  1920 x 1080  1728 x 1152  1024 x 1024  6000 x 4000  12416 x 1856  6000 x 3376  8192 x 1856  4240 x 2832  5536 x 2160  4240 x 2400  3872 x 2160  3008 x 2000  3008 x 1688
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Maximum Image Resolution  6000 x 4000  6000 x 4000
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Sensor Type  CMOS  CMOS
Image Formats Supported  RAW  JPG  RAW  JPG
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
Total Megapixels 21.6MP 24.7MP
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Sensor Format  Advanced Photo System type-C (APS-C)  Advanced Photo System type-C (APS-C)

Design

Colour  White  White

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom Unknown - Click to provide data 8x
Minimum Aperture Number 3.5
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Maximum Aperture Number 22 36
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Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 77mm
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75mm
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 24.6mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspherical Lens 4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F) Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Structure (elements/groups) Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Mount Interface  Samsung NX  Sony E  Samsung NX  Sony E
Diaphragm Blade 7 7
Filter Size 43mm 40.5mm
Mounting Type  Bayonet  Bayonet

Focusing

Auto Focusing (AF) Modes  single  continuous  contrast detection  Single Auto Focus  Continuous Auto Focus  Face detection  Contrast Detection Auto Focus  spot  flexible spot  centre weighted  Spot Auto Focus  Flexible Spot Auto Focus  Centre weighted Auto Focus  single  continuous  contrast detection  Single Auto Focus  Continuous Auto Focus  Face detection  Contrast Detection Auto Focus  spot  flexible spot  centre weighted  Spot Auto Focus  Flexible Spot Auto Focus  Centre weighted Auto Focus
Auto Focus (AF) Points 35 179
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Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection  Manual  Manual
Focus  TTL  TTL

Light Exposure

ISO Sensitivity  Auto
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 Auto
Light Exposure Modes  shutter priority  aperture priority  Auto  Manual  Shutter priority AE  Aperture priority AE  aperture priori  Shutter priori  shutter priority  aperture priority  Auto  Manual  Shutter priority AE  Aperture priority AE  aperture priori  Shutter priori
Maximum ISO Sensitivity 25,600 25,600
Minimum ISO Sensitivity 100 100
Light Metering  Evaluative (Multi-pattern)  Centre-weighted  Spot  evaluative  Multi-pattern  Evaluative (Multi-pattern)  Centre-weighted  Spot  evaluative  Multi-pattern
Light Exposure Correction  ± 3EV (1/3EV step)  ± 3EV (1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Control  Program AE  Program  Program AE  Program

Shutter

Camera Shutter Speed 1s 1s
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed 30s 30s
Camera Shutter Type  Electronic  Electronic

Flash

Flash Modes  Auto  Fill-in  Flash off  Red-eye reduction  Slow synchronization  Auto  Fill-in  Flash off  Red-eye reduction  Slow synchronization
Flash Guide Number 8m Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Sync-Speed 1s 1s
Flash Exposure Correction  ±2EV (1/2, 1/3 EV step)  ±2EV (1/2, 1/3 EV step)

Video

Maximum Video Resolution  1920 x 1080  1920 x 1080
Video Resolution  1920 x 1080  1280 x 720  640 x 480  320 x 240  1440 x 1080  1920 x 1080  1280 x 720  640 x 480  320 x 240  1440 x 1080
Motion JPEG Frame Rate 30fps 30fps
Video Formats Supported  MP4  H.264  AVCHD  AVC  MP4  H.264  AVCHD  AVC
Analog Signal Format System  PAL  PAL N  NTSC  NTSC/PAL  PAL/NTSC  PAL  PAL N  NTSC  NTSC/PAL  PAL/NTSC
HD Type  Full HD  HD  Full HD  HD

Audio

Audio System  Stereo  Stereo
Audio Formats Supported  AAC++  AAC++

Memory

Maximum Memory Card Size 64GB Unknown - Click to provide data
Compatible Memory Cards  SDXC  SDHC  SD  MicroSD (TransFlash)  MicroSDHC  MicroSDXC  microSD  MS PRO  MS PRO Duo  MS Pro-HG  MS Pro-HG Duo  MSXC  MS XC-HG Duo  SDXC  SDHC  SD  MicroSD (TransFlash)  MicroSDHC  MicroSDXC  microSD  MS PRO  MS PRO Duo  MS Pro-HG  MS Pro-HG Duo  MSXC  MS XC-HG Duo
Memory Slots 1 1

Display

Display Diagonal 3" 3"
Field of View 100% Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution 460,800 pixels 921,600 pixels
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Display Resolution  320 x 480
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 320 x 480
Display  TFT
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 TFT

Viewfinder

Magnification 0.24x
BEST
0.22x

Ports & Interfaces

USB Connector Type  USB  Micro-USB B  USB  Micro-USB B
HDMI Connector Type  Micro  Micro
HDMI Version  1.4a
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 1.4a
USB Connector  Micro-USB  Micro-USB B  Micro-USB  Micro-USB B

Camera

White Balance  Auto  Manual  Tungsten  Fluorescent  Cloudy  Daylight  Flash  Custom modes  custom m  cus  Incandescent  Shade  Underwater  Auto  Manual  Tungsten  Fluorescent  Cloudy  Daylight  Flash  Custom modes  custom m  cus  Incandescent  Shade  Underwater
Shooting Modes  Auto  Program  Shutter priority  Aperture priority  Manual  Aperture pr  Auto  Program  Shutter priority  Aperture priority  Manual  Aperture pr
Photo Effects  Calm  Neutral  Vivid  Black&White  Sepia  Calm  Neutral  Vivid  Black&White  Sepia
Self-Timer Delay
Camera File System  Exif 2.3  RAW  DCF  Exif  MPF  Exif 2.3  RAW  DCF  Exif  MPF
Camera Playback  Movie  Single image  Slide show  Thumbnails  Thumbnail  Single  Movie  Single image  Slide show  Thumbnails  Thumbnail  Single
Built-In Processor Unknown - Click to provide data
Playback Modes  Slideshow  Slideshow
Scene Modes  Children  Fireworks  Landscape  Night  Panorama  Portrait  Party (indoor)  Sunset  Food  Night portrait  Sports  Self-portrait  Children  Fireworks  Landscape  Night  Panorama  Portrait  Party (indoor)  Sunset  Food  Night portrait  Sports  Self-portrait
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages  NOR  RUS  ENG  FIN  FRE  DEU  LIT  ITA  POL  POR  ESP  SWE  TUR  HUN  KOR  CHI (TR)  CHI (SIMPL)  CRO  PER  EN  ES  F  DAN  DUT  ARA  GRE  EST  HEB  SER  CZE  LAV  THA  NOR  RUS  ENG  FIN  FRE  DEU  LIT  ITA  POL  POR  ESP  SWE  TUR  HUN  KOR  CHI (TR)  CHI (SIMPL)  CRO  PER  EN  ES  F  DAN  DUT  ARA  GRE  EST  HEB  SER  CZE  LAV  THA

Weight & Dimensions

Weight 230g 224g
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Height 65.9mm 62.8mm
Depth 39mm 35.7mm
Width 117.4mm 109.6mm
Weight (including Battery) Unknown - Click to provide data 283g

Battery

Power Source Type  Battery  DC  USB  Battery  DC  USB
Battery Technology  Lithium  Lithium
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Battery Supported Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Battery Type Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Battery Life 3h Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Capacity 2,330mAh
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1,080mAh
Battery Life 370 shots 400 shots
BEST
Battery Voltage 3.8V 7.4V

Operational Conditions

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

Bundled Software Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included  USB  USB

Other Features

Camera Shutter Speed
Aspect Ratio  3:2  3:2
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Technical Details

Silent Shooting
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