Samsung Pro815 vs Sony Alpha QX1

136 mm
87 mm
Samsung Pro815 digital camera
vs
74 mm
70 mm
Sony Alpha QX1 digital camera

Full Comparison

Sensor

Samsung Pro815Samsung Pro815Sony Alpha QX1Sony Alpha QX1
Sensor type
CCD
CMOS
Sensor size
8.8 x 6.6 mm
23.2 x 15.4 mm
Sensor photo detectors
8 megapixels
20 megapixels
Effective pixels
8 megapixels
20 megapixels
Image ratio w:h
4:3, 3:2, 16:9
4:3, 3:2
Max resolution
3264, 2448
5456, 3632
Other resolutions
2400x1800 , 1632x1224, 1024x768, 640x480
5456x3064, 3872x2576, 3872x2176, 2736x1824, 2736x1536

Image

Samsung Pro815Samsung Pro815Sony Alpha QX1Sony Alpha QX1
ISO Auto
yesYes
yesYes
ISO minimum
50
100
ISO maximum
400
16000
White balance presets
5
10
Custom white balance
yesYes
noNo
Image stabilization
noNo
noNo

Optics & Focus

Samsung Pro815Samsung Pro815Sony Alpha QX1Sony Alpha QX1
Digital zoom
4 x
2 x
Autofocus
Contrast Detect (sensor), Single, Live View
Contrast Detect (sensor), Multi-area, Selective single-point, Single, Touch, Face Detection, Live View
Manual focus
yesYes
yesYes

Screen / viewfinder

Samsung Pro815Samsung Pro815Sony Alpha QX1Sony Alpha QX1
Touch screen
noNo
yesYes
Live view
yesYes
yesYes
Viewfinder
Electronic
None

Photography features

Samsung Pro815Samsung Pro815Sony Alpha QX1Sony Alpha QX1
Minimum shutter speed
30 sec
30 sec
Maximum shutter speed
1/4000 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
1/3
1/3
Built-in flash
yesYes
yesYes
Flash range
3.7 m
4 m
External flash
yesYes
noNo
Continuous drive
2.5 fps
3.5 fps
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 Pro815Samsung Pro815Sony Alpha QX1Sony Alpha QX1
Maximum resolution
640, 480
1920, 1080

Dimensions

Samsung Pro815Samsung Pro815Sony Alpha QX1Sony Alpha QX1
Body type
Compact
Compact
Weight
910 g
216 g
Width
136 mm
74 mm
Height
87 mm
70 mm
Length
79 mm
53 mm
Environmentally sealed
noNo
noNo

Storage

Samsung Pro815Samsung Pro815Sony Alpha QX1Sony Alpha QX1
Storage types
Compact Flash Type I/II
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC, Memory Stick Micro

Connectivity

Samsung Pro815Samsung Pro815Sony Alpha QX1Sony Alpha QX1
USB version
1.0
2.0
HDMI
noNo
noNo

Other features

Samsung Pro815Samsung Pro815Sony Alpha QX1Sony Alpha QX1
Orientation sensor
noNo
yesYes
Timelapse recording
noNo
noNo