Samsung SL820 (IT100) vs Sony Alpha QX1

Full Comparison

Sensor

Samsung SL820 (IT100)Samsung SL820 (IT100)Sony Alpha QX1Sony Alpha QX1
Sensor type
CCD
CMOS
Sensor size
6.08 x 4.56 mm
23.2 x 15.4 mm
Sensor photo detectors
12 megapixels
20 megapixels
Effective pixels
12 Mpx
20 Mpx
Image ratio w:h
4:3, 16:9
4:3, 3:2
Max resolution
4000, 3000
5456, 3632
Other resolutions
3984x2656, 3968x2232, 3264x2448, 2592x1944, 2048x1536, 1920x1080, 1024x768
5456x3064, 3872x2576, 3872x2176, 2736x1824, 2736x1536

Image

Samsung SL820 (IT100)Samsung SL820 (IT100)Sony Alpha QX1Sony Alpha QX1
ISO Auto
yesYes
yesYes
ISO minimum
80
100
ISO maximum
1600
16000
White balance presets
6
10
Custom white balance
yesYes
noNo
Image stabilization
noNo
noNo
Uncompressed format
noNo
RAW
Supported file formats
MJPEG
JPEG, RAW

Optics & Focus

Samsung SL820 (IT100)Samsung SL820 (IT100)Sony Alpha QX1Sony Alpha QX1
Digital zoom
5 x
2 x
Autofocus
Contrast Detect (sensor), Multi-area, Center, Single, Face Detection, Live View
Contrast Detect (sensor), Multi-area, Selective single-point, Single, Touch, Face Detection, Live View
Manual focus
noNo
yesYes

Screen / viewfinder

Samsung SL820 (IT100)Samsung SL820 (IT100)Sony Alpha QX1Sony Alpha QX1
Articulated LCD
Fixed
noNo
Touch screen
noNo
yesYes
Live view
yesYes
yesYes
Viewfinder
None
None

Photography features

Samsung SL820 (IT100)Samsung SL820 (IT100)Sony Alpha QX1Sony Alpha QX1
Minimum shutter speed
8 sec
30 sec
Maximum shutter speed
1/1500 sec
1/4000 sec
Shutter priority
noNo
yesYes
Aperture priority
noNo
yesYes
Manual exposure mode
noNo
noNo
Exposure compensation plus
2
3
Exposure compensation minus
-2
-3
Expousure compensation steps
1/3
1/3
Subject / scene modes
yesYes
noNo
Built-in flash
yesYes
yesYes
Flash range
177.17 in
157.48 in
External flash
noNo
noNo
Self-timer
yesYes
yesYes
Metering modes
Multi, Center-weighted, Spot
Multi
Flash modes
Auto, Redeye Reduction, Flash ON, Flash OFF, Slow Sync, Fill-in Flash
Auto, Flash ON, Flash OFF, Fill-in Flash, Slow Sync, Rear-curtain Sync

Videography features

Samsung SL820 (IT100)Samsung SL820 (IT100)Sony Alpha QX1Sony Alpha QX1
Maximum resolution
1280, 720
1920, 1080
Supported file formats
MJPEG
JPEG, RAW
Microphone
Mono
Stereo

Dimensions

Samsung SL820 (IT100)Samsung SL820 (IT100)Sony Alpha QX1Sony Alpha QX1
Body type
Compact
Compact
Weight
0.37 lb
0.48 lb
Width
3.74 in
2.91 in
Height
2.32 in
2.76 in
Length
0.91 in
2.09 in
Environmentally sealed
noNo
noNo

Storage

Samsung SL820 (IT100)Samsung SL820 (IT100)Sony Alpha QX1Sony Alpha QX1
Storage types
SD, SDHC, MMC, MMC Plus, Internal
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC, Memory Stick Micro

Power

Samsung SL820 (IT100)Samsung SL820 (IT100)Sony Alpha QX1Sony Alpha QX1
Battery type
Li-Ion
Li-Ion

Connectivity

Samsung SL820 (IT100)Samsung SL820 (IT100)Sony Alpha QX1Sony Alpha QX1
USB version
2.0
2.0
HDMI
noNo
noNo
Remote control
noNo
yesYes

Other features

Samsung SL820 (IT100)Samsung SL820 (IT100)Sony Alpha QX1Sony Alpha QX1
Orientation sensor
noNo
yesYes
Timelapse recording
noNo
noNo