Samsung Digimax U-CA 4 vs Sony Alpha QX1

Full Comparison

Sensor

Samsung Digimax U-CA 4Samsung Digimax U-CA 4Sony Alpha QX1Sony Alpha QX1
Sensor type
CCD
CMOS
Sensor size
5.744 x 4.308 mm
23.2 x 15.4 mm
Sensor photo detectors
4 megapixels
20 megapixels
Effective pixels
4 megapixels
20 megapixels
Image ratio w:h
4:3
4:3, 3:2
Max resolution
2272, 1704
5456, 3632
Other resolutions
2048x1360, 1600x1200, 1024x768, 640x480
5456x3064, 3872x2576, 3872x2176, 2736x1824, 2736x1536

Image

Samsung Digimax U-CA 4Samsung Digimax U-CA 4Sony Alpha QX1Sony Alpha QX1
ISO Auto
yesYes
yesYes
ISO minimum
100
100
ISO maximum
400
16000
White balance presets
5
10
Custom white balance
noNo
noNo
Image stabilization
noNo
noNo

Optics & Focus

Samsung Digimax U-CA 4Samsung Digimax U-CA 4Sony Alpha QX1Sony Alpha QX1
Autofocus
Contrast Detect (sensor), Single, Live View
Contrast Detect (sensor), Multi-area, Selective single-point, Single, Touch, Face Detection, Live View

Screen / viewfinder

Samsung Digimax U-CA 4Samsung Digimax U-CA 4Sony Alpha QX1Sony Alpha QX1
Touch screen
noNo
yesYes
Live view
yesYes
yesYes
Viewfinder
Optical (tunnel)
None

Photography features

Samsung Digimax U-CA 4Samsung Digimax U-CA 4Sony Alpha QX1Sony Alpha QX1
Minimum shutter speed
2 sec
30 sec
Maximum shutter speed
1/1200 sec
1/4000 sec
Shutter priority
noNo
yesYes
Aperture priority
noNo
yesYes
Exposure compensation plus
2
3
Exposure compensation minus
-2
-3
Expousure compensation steps
1/2
1/3
Built-in flash
yesYes
yesYes
Flash range
3 m
4 m
External flash
noNo
noNo
Self-timer
yesYes
yesYes
Flash modes
Auto, Redeye Reduction, Flash ON, Flash OFF, Slow Sync
Auto, Flash ON, Flash OFF, Fill-in Flash, Slow Sync, Rear-curtain Sync
Self-timer options
2, 10
2, 10

Videography features

Samsung Digimax U-CA 4Samsung Digimax U-CA 4Sony Alpha QX1Sony Alpha QX1
Maximum resolution
320, 240
1920, 1080

Dimensions

Samsung Digimax U-CA 4Samsung Digimax U-CA 4Sony Alpha QX1Sony Alpha QX1
Body type
Compact
Compact
Weight
169 g
216 g
Width
102 mm
74 mm
Height
54 mm
70 mm
Length
32 mm
53 mm
Environmentally sealed
noNo
noNo

Storage

Samsung Digimax U-CA 4Samsung Digimax U-CA 4Sony Alpha QX1Sony Alpha QX1
Storage types
Memory Stick Duo
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC, Memory Stick Micro

Connectivity

Samsung Digimax U-CA 4Samsung Digimax U-CA 4Sony Alpha QX1Sony Alpha QX1
USB version
1.0
2.0
HDMI
noNo
noNo
Remote control
noNo
yesYes

Other features

Samsung Digimax U-CA 4Samsung Digimax U-CA 4Sony Alpha QX1Sony Alpha QX1
Orientation sensor
noNo
yesYes
Timelapse recording
noNo
noNo