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Samsung NX 11 versus Sony NEX5 versus Olympus PEN EPL2

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Samsung NX 11

DxOMark Sensor Scores

Overall Score
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63
Portrait
(Color Depth)
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22.7 bits
Landscape
(Dynamic Range)
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10.8 Evs
Sports
(Low-Light ISO)
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553 ISO
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Sony NEX5

DxOMark Sensor Scores

Overall Score
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69
Portrait
(Color Depth)
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22.2 bits
Landscape
(Dynamic Range)
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12.2 Evs
Sports
(Low-Light ISO)
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796 ISO
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Olympus PEN EPL2

DxOMark Sensor Scores

Overall Score
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55
Portrait
(Color Depth)
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21.4 bits
Landscape
(Dynamic Range)
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10.2 Evs
Sports
(Low-Light ISO)
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573 ISO
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Samsung NX 11

Manufacturer specifications

Type Hybrid 
Announced 2010-12-28 
Indicative price (USD) 649  
Sensor type CMOS 
Resolution 4592 x 3056  
Sensor photo detectors (Mpix) 14.60  
Sensor size (mm) 15.6 x 23.4 
Color filter array RGB 
Pixel pitch (µm) 5  
Bits per pixel 12 
Focal length multiplier 1.50 
Aspect Ratio 3:2, 16:9 
ISO latitude  100 - 3200 
Shutter type Electronically controlled vertical-run focal plane shutter 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/4000 - 30.0  
Frame rate (fps) 3.0  
Live view  NA 
Stabilization  No 
Firmware  
Dust cleaningsuper sonic drive 
Mount typeSamsung NX  
Weight (gr)  
Battery type BP1310 (1300mAh) 7.4V 
Battery weight (gr)  
Tropicalization 0-40 C 5-85% 
Camera material  
Mount material Metal 
View finder type Electronic 
View finder magnification 0.86 
View finder coverage 100 
Mirror lockup NA 
View finder diopter -4.0 ~ +2.0 
Monitor type Oled 
Monitor size
Monitor pixel 614000 
Articulated screen No 
Touch screen No 
Contrast screen  
Low-pass filter  
Focus mode Yes 
Autofocus modes Single AF, Continuous AF, MF 
Number of autofocus points 35 
Exposure bracketing  
Exposure compensation  
Drive modes Single, Continuous, Burst, Self-timer, Bracket (AE, WB, PW), JPEG: 3fps up to 6shots (LDC: On) 10 shots (LDC: Off) Burst mode: 10, 15, 30fps selectable, 30 shots by 1 released RAW: 3fps up to 3shots 
Buffer size  
Recording medium SD/SDHC  
Image format JPEG, RAW(SRW) 
White balance bracketing  
Connectivity USB/HDMI 
Bluetooth No 
3G No 
Sound recording Mono 
External micro NA 
Histogram Yes 
GPS No 
Video Yes 
Maximum format image video 1280x720 / 30 fps 
Full HD No 
Live autofocus NA 
Video file format MPEG 
Video codec H.264 
Video stabilisation  

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Sony NEX5

Manufacturer specifications

Type Hybrid 
Announced 2010-05-01 
Indicative price (USD) 650  
Sensor type CMOS 
Resolution 4608 x 3072  
Sensor photo detectors (Mpix) 14.16  
Sensor size (mm) 15.6 x 23.4 
Color filter array RGB 
Pixel pitch (µm) 5.1  
Bits per pixel 12 
Focal length multiplier 1.50 
Aspect Ratio 3/2 
ISO latitude  200 - 12800 
Shutter type mechanical 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/4000 - 30  
Frame rate (fps) 7  
Live view  Yes 
Stabilization  Yes 
Firmware  
Dust cleaningYes 
Mount typeSony E  
Weight (gr)  
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Battery weight (gr)  
Tropicalization  
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View finder type  
View finder magnification  
View finder coverage  
Mirror lockup  
View finder diopter  
Monitor type  
Monitor size  
Monitor pixel  
Articulated screen  
Touch screen  
Contrast screen  
Low-pass filter  
Focus mode  
Autofocus modes  
Number of autofocus points  
Exposure bracketing  
Exposure compensation  
Drive modes  
Buffer size  
Recording medium  
Image format  
White balance bracketing  
Connectivity  
Bluetooth  
3G  
Sound recording  
External micro  
Histogram  
GPS  
Video  
Maximum format image video  
Full HD  
Live autofocus  
Video file format  
Video codec  
Video stabilisation  

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Olympus PEN EPL2

Manufacturer specifications

Type Hybrid 
Announced 2011-01-06 
Indicative price (USD) 599  
Sensor type Live MOS 
Resolution 4096 x 3084  
Sensor photo detectors (Mpix) 12.63  
Sensor size (mm) 13.0 x 17.3 
Color filter array RGB 
Pixel pitch (µm) 4.2  
Bits per pixel 12.0 
Focal length multiplier 2.00 
Aspect Ratio 4:3 
ISO latitude  200 - 6400 
Shutter type mechanical 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/4000 - 60.0  
Frame rate (fps) 3.0  
Live view  Yes 
Stabilization  Yes 
Firmware  
Dust cleaningYes 
Mount typeMicro 4/3  
Weight (gr)  
Battery type Li-ion, BLS-5, 7.2V, 1150mAh 
Battery weight (gr) 44 
Tropicalization  
Camera material  
Mount material  
View finder type Electronic (optional) VF-2 
View finder magnification 1.15 
View finder coverage 100 
Mirror lockup  
View finder diopter -3.0 to +1.0 
Monitor type LCD 
Monitor size
Monitor pixel 460000 
Articulated screen No 
Touch screen No 
Contrast screen  
Low-pass filter  
Focus mode Yes 
Autofocus modes Single AF (S-AF) / Continuous AF (C-AF) / S-AF + MF / AF tracking (C-AF + TR) C-AF and AF tracking are not available with non-mFTs lenses. 
Number of autofocus points 11 
Exposure bracketing 2, 3, 5 frames in 0.3, 0.7, 1EV steps selectable, 7frames in 0.3, 0.5, 0.7EV steps selectable 
Exposure compensation  
Drive modes single, continuous, self-timer (12 sec., 2 sec.) 
Buffer size 10 (RAW) 
Recording medium SD, SDHC, SDXC 
Image format JPG, RAW (ORF) 
White balance bracketing 3 frames in 2, 4, 6 steps selectable in each A-B/G-M axis. 
Connectivity USB 2.0 High Speed, Mini HDMI(HD/Mono or Stereo Sound), VIDEO-OUT(NTSC/PAL selectable; SD/Mono Sound), Accessory port AP2 (works with VF-2, SEMA-1, Macro Arm Light MAL-1 and Communication Unit Olympus PENPAL) 
Bluetooth PENPAL (extarnal, optional) 
3G  
Sound recording Yes 
External micro Yes 
Histogram Yes 
GPS  
Video  
Maximum format image video  
Full HD  
Live autofocus  
Video file format  
Video codec  
Video stabilisation  

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