Sony's NEX-5, Samsung's NX10 and Panasonic's Lumix G2 tested and compared.
IMAGING: 14.6MP effective, APS-C-sized CMOS sensor captures images at 4592x3056 pixels with 12 bits/color.
STORAGE: SD and SDHC. Stores JPEG, SRW RAW, and RAW + JPEG.
VIDEO: Up to 1280x720, 30-fps MP4; built-in mono mic; continuous AF.
BURST RATE: Full-sized JPEGs (Fine mode), up to 10 at 3 fps with SanDisk Extreme III class 6 SDHC card. RAW, up to 3 shots at 3 fps (12 bit).
AF SYSTEM: TTL contrast detection with up to 35 focus points. Single-shot and continuous.
SHUTTER SPEEDS: 1/4000 to 30 sec, plus B (1/3-, 1/2-EV increments).
METERING: TTL metering using 247-area multi (evaluative), centerweighted, and spot. EV 0–18 (at ISO 100).
ISO RANGE: ISO 100–3200 (in 1-EV increments).
FLASH: Built-in pop-up with TTL autoflash and GN 36 (ISO 100, feet). Flash sync to 1/180 sec. Samsung hot-shoe accepts optional flash units.
EVF: Approximately 100-percent field of view, 0.86X magnifi cation, 921,000-dot resolution.
DISPLAY: 3-inch AMOLED with 614,000-dot resolution arranged in a PenTile matrix for 640x480 output resolution.
OUTPUT: Hi-Speed USB 2.0, mini HDMI video, composite video.
BATTERY: Rechargeable BP1310 Li-ion, 1300 mAh. CIPA rating, 400.
SIZE/WEIGHT: 4.2x3.4x1.6 in., 0.95 lb with card and battery.
STREET PRICE: $700 with 18–55mm f/3.5–5.6 lens.
FOR INFO: samsung.com