Pentax E70 vs Samsung NX2000 Overview
Following is a in depth overview of the Pentax E70 vs Samsung NX2000, former is a Small Sensor Compact while the other is a Entry-Level Mirrorless by competitors Pentax and Samsung. There is a substantial difference between the sensor resolutions of the E70 (10MP) and NX2000 (20MP) and the E70 (1/2.3") and NX2000 (APS-C) offer totally different sensor size.Unsplash partners with Institutions to bring historical archive photos
The E70 was launched 5 years before the NX2000 which is quite a big difference as far as tech is concerned. Each of these cameras feature different body design with the Pentax E70 being a Compact camera and the Samsung NX2000 being a Rangefinder-style mirrorless camera.
Before we go right into a step-by-step comparison, here is a concise introduction of how the E70 scores against the NX2000 for portability, imaging, features and an overall score.
Pentax E70 vs Samsung NX2000 Key Specs
- 10MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
- 2.4" Fixed Display
- ISO 64 - 6400
- 1280 x 720 video
- 35-105mm (F3.1-5.9) lens
- 175g - 94 x 61 x 26mm
- Revealed January 2009
Pentax E70 vs Samsung NX2000 Physical Comparison
When you are aiming to lug around your camera frequently, you will have to factor its weight and size. The Pentax E70 features exterior dimensions of 94mm x 61mm x 26mm (3.7" x 2.4" x 1.0") and a weight of 175 grams (0.39 lbs) and the Samsung NX2000 has specifications of 119mm x 65mm x 36mm (4.7" x 2.6" x 1.4") and a weight of 228 grams (0.50 lbs).Control Profoto B10 & B10 Plus with your Android Phone
Take into account, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will vary depending on the lens you are employing during that time. Underneath is a front view over all size comparison of the E70 compared to the NX2000.
Taking into consideration dimensions and weight, the portability grade of the E70 and NX2000 is 94 and 89 respectively.
Pentax E70 vs Samsung NX2000 Sensor Comparison
More often than not, it can be difficult to imagine the gap between sensor measurements purely by going over a spec sheet. The photograph here will offer you a stronger sense of the sensor dimensions in the E70 and NX2000.
Clearly, each of these cameras feature different megapixels and different sensor measurements. The E70 with its tinier sensor is going to make achieving shallower DOF more challenging and the Samsung NX2000 will offer you greater detail using its extra 10MP. Greater resolution can also enable you to crop pics way more aggressively. The older E70 is going to be behind with regard to sensor tech.