Sony A9 with Samsung NX1 Comparison

Sony A9 and Samsung NX1 Main Features

  • April, 2017
  • September, 2014
  • 24 MP Full frame BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 28 MP APS-C BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 100 - 51200 ISO
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 5-axis Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • -
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • 3686k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 2360k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 20.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 15.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 4K 3840 x 2160 video resolution
  • 4K 4096 x 2160 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 127 x 96 x 63 mm, 673g.
  • 139 x 102 x 66 mm, 550g.
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Sony A9 Scores


Imaging score
78
Features score
92
Value for money score
92
Portability score
78
Overall score
90

Samsung NX1 Scores


Imaging score
64
Features score
90
Value for money score
94
Portability score
79
Overall score
84

Samsung NX1 with Sony Alpha A9 Overview


Let's compare Sony Alpha A9 with Samsung NX1. These models are included in the Pro Mirrorless cameras. Sony A9 was released in 2017, and Samsung NX1 in 2014. Alpha A9 is newer, which is a plus. NX1 3 years older. However 3 years, the difference is not so bad.
The sensor resolution of Alpha A9 is greater than that of NX1. However, the difference of 4 MP is not very significant. The more megapixels the camera has, the more detailed and clear the picture will be. The number of megapixels will also affect the maximum size of the photos, which then can be printed without loss of quality.
The minimum ISO value for these cameras is the same and is . A larger maximum ISO allows you to take good pictures in the dark. The maximum ISO value for these cameras is the same and is . Alpha A9 has image stabilization(5-axis Sensor-shift), NX1 doesn’t, it is a big minus. Both cameras feature a 3-inch tilting screen.
Both cameras have a electronic viewfinder. Viewfinder Alpha A9 has a higher resolution of 3686k dots, NX1 has a resolution of 2360k dots. Burst mode, also called continuous shooting mode, sports mode or continuous high speed mode, is a shooting mode in still cameras. Sony Alpha A9 has 15.0 fps continuous shooting. Sony Alpha A9 has 15.0 fps continuous shooting.

General Alpha A9 NX1
Brand Sony Samsung
Model Alpha A9 NX1
Announced April, 2017 September, 2014
Body Type SLR-style mirrorless SLR-style mirrorless
Lens
Lens Mount Sony E Samsung NX
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier 1 1.5
Number of Lenses 116 32
Macro Focus Range n/a n/a
Screen
Screen Size 3" 3"
Screen Type Tilting Tilting
Screen Resolution 1440k pixels 1036k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution 3686
Viewfinder Coverage 100% 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.78 0.7
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 693 209
Number of Cross Focus Points 0 153
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/30 sec 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/8000 sec 1/8000 sec
Continuous Shooting 20.0 fps 15.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range no built-in flash 11.00
Flash Modes Flash off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Rear Sync., Red-eye reduction, Wireless, Hi-speed sync n/a
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±5 EV ±5 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size Full frame APS-C
Sensor Type BSI-CMOS BSI-CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 35.6 x 23.8 mm 23.5 x 15.7 mm
Sensor Area 847.3 mm² 369.0 mm²
Sensor Resolution 24 MP 28 MP
Max Image Resolution 6000 x 4000 6480 x 4320
Max Native ISO 51200 25600
Min Native ISO 100 100
Max Boosted ISO 204800 51200
Min Boosted ISO 50 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 3840 x 2160 4096 x 2160
Video Formats MPEG-4, AVCHD, H.264 H.265
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 3.0 (5 GBit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 650 shots 500 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Model NP-FZ100 BP1900
Physical
Weight 673 g 550 g
Physical Dimensions 127 x 96 x 63 mm 139 x 102 x 66 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type Dual SD/SDHC/SDXC slots (UHS-II compatible) SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I/II)
Storage Slots 2 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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