Sony A68 vs. Samsung Nx1

Sony-A68-VS.NX1Samsung NX1 is a technological breakthrough or we can say its a alien camera with un-matched specification on the other hand Sony 77II arrived with new clothes named A68

Models/ features Sony A68  Samsung Nx1
Megapixel 24 Megapixel Sensor 28.2 Megapixel Sensor
Sensor Size APS-C (22.3 x 14.9 mm) APS-C (23.5 x 15.7 mm)
Low pass filter Yes Yes
processor Bionz X DRIme 5
AF system Contrast Detect (sensor)+Phase Detect (Hybrid) Contrast Detect (sensor)+Phase Detect (Hybrid)
AF points 79+ 15 cross type 209
Image stabilization yes No
ISO 100-25600 100-51200
Shutter Min/Max 30 sec 1/4000 sec 30 sec 1/8000 sec
Continuous shooting speed 8fps 15fps
Video 1920 x 1080 (50p, 30p) UHD 3840×2160 (30fps Only), 4K 4096×2160 (24fps Only), Full HD 1920×1080, 1280×720 , 640×480
Display 2.7″ LCD Rear Touch Screen 3″ Rear Touchscreen Tilting  AMOLED (1,036,000)
Viewfinder EVF 100% EVF 100%
Wireless Built in With NFC
Battery life Unknown 500 Shots
Dimension 143 x 104 x 81 mm 139x102x66mm
Weight 690g 550g

Sensor- You can easily see from the table that the Samsung Nx1 is sure camera to provide the maximum sharper images for the maximum times. Since the camera has the bit bigger sensor size APS-C (23.5 x 15.7 mm) as well as it will give its users larger printouts due to the maximum number of effective resolution of 28.2. On the other hand, Sony A68 has just 24 mp of resolution and the size of the sensor is also smaller as compared to the NX1.

AF system- By using the much advanced hybrid AF system of 205 phase and 209 contrast detection autofocus points to show the ability in acquiring focus quickly and precisely of the desired subjects. By the way, Sony A68 has also the hybrid AF system but limited to 79 contrast + 15 cross type is within it, obviously, the NX1 will outperform A68 during AF test.

Image stabilization- The photographers of Sony A68 can take the shots without any risk of camera shake because the camera has been engineered with image stabilization that helps the camera to provide images without any blur. But there is no image stabilization paired to the device of Samsung.

ISO- No matter, if the shooting conditions are dimmer, the NX1 is surely able to provide you finely exposed images with less noise, since the camera using the expandable ISO range of 51200. On the other hand the A68 camera has an expandable ISO range of 25600 only.

Shutter speed- Samsung Nx1 has the maximum shutter speed that is 30 sec 1/8000 sec ensures you to track the fast moving subjects more smartly and easily. But if the user of Sony A68 may feel a bit uncomfortable to track the fast moving subjects because the camera uses the faster shutter speed of 1/4000 secs.

Continuous shooting speed-You can seamlessly track the whole action of the subject by using NX1 (15fps), even if the subject is running hastily. On the other hand the Sony has only 8fps of continuous speeds.

Videos– NX1 supports 4 K and Ultra HD (UHD) video recording as well as providing flexibility and choice for movie capture. UHD has a four times higher resolution than Full HD. So the users can easily get the impressive quality of videos.

Display- The 3.0-inch FVGA Super AMOLED display with touch capabilities that can be brilliantly used by the users to take the shots from every angles, doesn’t matter whether it is high up and down.

Shots- The users can get the maximum shots of 500 by using Nx1.

Verdicts- Looking at the above comparison Samsung NX1 is getting the upper hand because, if you look the overall comparison the one thing is much clear, Sony A68 is not a good competitor of Samsung Nx1. From sensor to video, Samsung is outperforming at every chief specification of  Sony A68.


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