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Samsung Galaxy NX review

Up close and personal with the world's first Android CSC

Samsung Galaxy NX review

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The Samsung Galaxy NX comes equipped with an 18-55mm kit lens as standard. It puts in a decent performance, and makes for a good carry-around lens.

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Use the touchscreen to set the AF point where you want to focus. If you're using the electronic viewfinder you'll lose control over the AF point selection, with the camera deciding for you.

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The large sensor on the Samsung Galaxy NX helps to produce creative shallow depth of field effects.

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The Samsung Galaxy NX's sensor is capable of resolving plenty of detail.

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Colours directly from the Samsung Galaxy NX are well represented, without being overly saturated.

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The Samsung Galaxy NX is compatible with the full range of NX-mount lenses, of which there are now quite a few. Several interesting prime lenses are available, including a 20mm f/2.8 optic.

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The automatic white balance system does a good job of producing accurate colours in the majority of conditions.

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Using fully automatic mode is a good way to let the camera take control over settings, leaving you free to worry about composition.

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Creating a panoramic image is easy to do from the smart menu. Simply select the Panoramic mode and hold down the shutter release button, while sweeping the camera across the scene either from left to right or up and down.

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Another creative option is Double Exposure mode.

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Since the Samsung Galaxy NX is equipped with the Android Jelly Bean operating system, you can download a huge number of apps to edit and manipulate your photos. This, for instance, has been created with the ubiquitous Instagram.

Tech Specs

Product TypeMirrorless Camera
Battery Size SupportedProprietary Battery Size
Maximum Video Resolution1920 x 1080
TouchscreenYes
Wireless LANYes
Effective Camera Resolution20.3 Megapixel
GPSYes
USBYes
HDMIYes
Product FamilyGalaxy NX
HD Movie ModeYes
Memory Card SupportedmicroSD Card, microSDHC Card, microSD Extended Capacity (microSDXC)
Image StabilizationOptical
ColourBlack
Brand NameSamsung
FeaturesContinuous Shooting Mode, Face Detection, Live View, External Flash Shoe
Screen Size12.1 cm (4.8")
Video FormatsMP4, H.264, 3GP, AVI, WMV, ASF, FLV, MKV, WebM
Viewfinder TypeElectronic
Weight (Approximate)410 g
Image Sensor Size23.50 mm x 15.70 mm
Maximum Image Resolution5472 x 3648
Display Screen TypeLCD
Height101.2 mm
Width136.5 mm
Depth25.7 mm
Product SeriesNX
Image FormatsJPEG, RAW, MPO
External FlashOptional
Focus ModesAuto, Manual
ManufacturerSamsung
Product ModelEK-GN120
Product NameGalaxy NX 20.3MP Digital Camera
Product LineGalaxy
Exposure Control
  • Program AE
  • Aperture Priority AE
  • Shutter Priority AE
  • Manual
Aspect Ratio16:9
Manufacturer Part NumberEK-GN120ZKZBTU
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.samsung.com/uk/
Marketing InformationTurn any moment into an experience-and every picture into a story worth telling. The Galaxy NX is the versatile, easy-to-operate, always-connected camera that lets you share your stories with anyone, anywhere. Powered by Android OS, the NX is also a personal communications powerhouse. Ultra-fast Hybrid Autofocus, best-in-class optics, and an array of interchangeable lenses bring amazing colour and detail to images in any light, or nearly no light at all. Choose from the biggest library of mobile apps available and use the NX's 4.8" scLCD touchscreen to edit photos and video like a pro.
Package Contents
  • Galaxy NX 20.3MP Digital Camera
  • Body Cap
  • Hot-Shoe Cover
  • Battery
  • USB Cable
  • USB Power Adaptor
  • Shoulder Strap
  • Software DVD-ROM
  • Quick start guide / Handbook
Limited Warranty1 Year