Samsung NX300M vs Sony Alpha a5000

122 mm
64 mm
Samsung NX300M digital camera
vs
110 mm
63 mm
Sony Alpha a5000 digital camera

Full Comparison

Sensor

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Sensor type
CMOS
CMOS
Sensor size
23.5 x 15.7 mm
23.2 x 15.4 mm
Sensor photo detectors
22 megapixels
20 megapixels
Effective pixels
20 Mpx
20 Mpx
Image ratio w:h
1:1, 3:2, 16:9
3:2, 16:9
Max resolution
5472, 3648
5456, 3632
Other resolutions
5472x3080, 5472 x 3080, 3888x2592, 3712x2088, 3648x3648, 2976x1984 , 2944x1656, 2640x2640 , 2688x1512, 2000x2000 , 1728x1152, 1920x1080, 1024x1024
5456x3064, 3872x2576, 3872x2176, 2736x1824, 2736x1536
Processor
DRIMe IV
BIONZ X

Image

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ISO Auto
yesYes
yesYes
ISO minimum
100
100
ISO maximum
25600
16000
White balance presets
7
9
Custom white balance
yesYes
yesYes
Image stabilization
noNo
noNo
Uncompressed format
RAW
RAW
Supported file formats
MPEG-4, H.264
JPEG, RAW

Optics & Focus

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Lens mount
Samsung NX
Sony E (NEX), Sony E, Sony FE
Digital zoom
2 x
2 x
Focal length multiplier
1.5×
1.5×
Autofocus
Contrast Detect (sensor), Phase Detect, Multi-area, Selective single-point, Single, Continuous, Touch, Face Detection, Live View
Contrast Detect (sensor), Multi-area, Center, Selective single-point, Tracking, Single, Continuous, Face Detection, Live View
Manual focus
yesYes
yesYes
Number of focus points
247
25
Image stabiliser
Lens based only
Lens based only

Screen / viewfinder

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Articulated LCD
Tilting
Tilting
Screen type
OLED
TFT LCD
Screen size
3.3 in
3 in
Screen dots
768000
460800
Touch screen
yesYes
noNo
Live view
yesYes
yesYes
Viewfinder
None
None

Photography features

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Minimum shutter speed
30 sec
30 sec
Maximum shutter speed
1/6000 sec
1/4000 sec
Shutter priority
yesYes
yesYes
Aperture priority
yesYes
yesYes
Manual exposure mode
yesYes
yesYes
Exposure compensation plus
3
3
Exposure compensation minus
-3
-3
Expousure compensation steps
1/2, 1/3
1/3
AE EV steps
1/3, 2/3, 1
1/3, 2/3, 1, 2
AE frames
3
3
WB Bracketing
Yes (max 3 shots)
Yes (max 3 shots)
Subject / scene modes
yesYes
yesYes
Flash sync speed
1/180s
1/160s
Built-in flash
noNo
yesYes
External flash
yesYes
noNo
Continuous drive
8.6 fps
3.5 fps
Self-timer
yesYes
yesYes
Metering modes
Multi, Center-weighted, Spot
Multi, Center-weighted, Spot
Flash modes
Auto, Flash ON, Flash OFF, Redeye Reduction, Manual, Smart Flash, Fill-in Flash
Auto, Flash ON, Flash OFF, Fill-in Flash, Slow Sync, Rear-curtain Sync, Redeye Reduction
Self-timer options
custom
2, 10, custom

Videography features

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Maximum resolution
1920, 1080
1920, 1080
Supported file formats
MPEG-4, H.264
JPEG, RAW
Microphone
Stereo
Stereo
Speaker
Mono
None
Video recording
yesYes
yesYes

Dimensions

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Body type
Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Colour of product
Black, Brown, Silver, White
Black, Brown, Silver, White
Weight
0.73 lb
0.59 lb
Width
4.80 in
4.33 in
Height
2.52 in
2.48 in
Length
1.61 in
1.42 in
Environmentally sealed
noNo
noNo

Storage

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Storage types
SD, SDHC, SDXC
SD, SDGC, SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo

Power

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Battery Life (CIPA)
330
420
Battery type
Li-Ion
Li-Ion

Connectivity

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USB version
2.0
2.0
HDMI
yesYes
yesYes
Wireless
Built-In
Built-In
Supported WiFi types
802.11b/g/n
801.11b/g/n
Remote control
yesYes
yesYes
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
yesYes
yesYes

Other features

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Orientation sensor
yesYes
yesYes
Timelapse recording
noNo
yesYes