Samsung Digimax V50 vs Sony Alpha QX1

4.19 in
1.52 in
Samsung Digimax V50 digital camera
vs
2.91 in
2.74 in
Sony Alpha QX1 digital camera

Full Comparison

Sensor

Samsung Digimax V50Samsung Digimax V50Sony Alpha QX1Sony Alpha QX1
Sensor type
CCD
CMOS
Sensor size
7.144 x 5.358 mm
23.2 x 15.4 mm
Sensor photo detectors
5 Mpx
20 Mpx
Effective pixels
5 Mpx
20 Mpx
Image ratio w:h
4:3
3:2
Max resolution
2592, 1944
5456, 3632
Other resolutions
2272x1704, 2048x1704, 1600x1200, 640x480
5456x3064, 3872x2576, 3872x2176, 2736x1824, 2736x1536

Image

Samsung Digimax V50Samsung Digimax V50Sony Alpha QX1Sony Alpha QX1
ISO Auto
yesYes
yesYes
ISO minimum
50
100
ISO maximum
400
16000
Maximum image resolution
2592, 1944
5456, 3632
White balance presets
5
10
Custom white balance
noNo
noNo
Supported image file formats
JPEG, TIFF
JPG
Image stabilization type
noNo
noNo
Uncompressed format
TIFF
RAW

Optics and focus

Samsung Digimax V50Samsung Digimax V50Sony Alpha QX1Sony Alpha QX1
Digital zoom
5 x
2 x
Maximum aperture
4.9
3.5
Autofocus
Contrast Detect (sensor), Single, Live View
Contrast Detection Auto Focus, Face detection, Single Auto Focus
Manual focus
yesYes
yesYes
Image stabiliser
noNo
Lens based only

Screen and viewfinder

Samsung Digimax V50Samsung Digimax V50Sony Alpha QX1Sony Alpha QX1
Articulated LCD
yesYes
noNo
Touch screen
noNo
yesYes
Live view
yesYes
yesYes
Viewfinder
Optical (tunnel)
None

Photography features

Samsung Digimax V50Samsung Digimax V50Sony Alpha QX1Sony Alpha QX1
Minimum shutter speed
2 sec
30 sec
Maximum shutter speed
1/2000 sec
1/4000 sec
Shutter priority
yesYes
yesYes
Aperture priority
yesYes
yesYes
Exposure compensation plus
2
3
Exposure compensation minus
-2
-3
Expousure compensation steps
1/2
1/3
Self-timer delay
2 s
2, 10
Built-in flash
yesYes
yesYes
Flash range
118.11 in
157.48 in
Flash modes
Redeye Reduction
Auto
External flash
noNo
noNo
Self-timer
yesYes
yesYes
Manual settings
yesYes
yesYes
Self-timer options
2, 10
2, 10

Videography features

Samsung Digimax V50Samsung Digimax V50Sony Alpha QX1Sony Alpha QX1
Maximum resolution
640, 480
1920, 1080
Video recording
yesYes
yesYes
Supported video file formats
MJPEG
AVC, H.264, MP4
Max frame rate (highest resolution)
30 fps
60 fps

Design

Samsung Digimax V50Samsung Digimax V50Sony Alpha QX1Sony Alpha QX1
Body type
Compact
Compact
Colour of product
Silver
Black
Environmentally sealed
noNo
noNo

Dimensions

Samsung Digimax V50Samsung Digimax V50Sony Alpha QX1Sony Alpha QX1
Weight
0.42 lb
0.35 lb
Width
4.19 in
2.91 in
Height
1.52 in
2.74 in
Depth
2.24 in
2.07 in

Storage

Samsung Digimax V50Samsung Digimax V50Sony Alpha QX1Sony Alpha QX1
Compatible memory cards
MMC, MS PRO, SD
MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDHC, MicroSDXC, MS Micro (M2)
Storage types
Memory Stick Duo, SD, MMC
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC, Memory Stick Micro

Power

Samsung Digimax V50Samsung Digimax V50Sony Alpha QX1Sony Alpha QX1
Battery technology
Alkaline
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)

Connectivity

Samsung Digimax V50Samsung Digimax V50Sony Alpha QX1Sony Alpha QX1
HDMI
noNo
noNo
USB version
1.0
2.0
Remote control
yesYes
yesYes
NFC
noNo
yesYes
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
noNo
yesYes

Other features

Samsung Digimax V50Samsung Digimax V50Sony Alpha QX1Sony Alpha QX1
Timelapse recording
noNo
noNo
Orientation sensor
noNo
yesYes

Often compared to Alpha QX1