Samsung NX1000 review

Samsung's lightweight baby of the NX lineup

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Samsung NX1000 review

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With a bright sky filling the background and a dark, textured wall in the foreground, the Samsung NX100 was able to balance both, preserving highlight detail in the clouds and finer details in the bricks and plastic bag.

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Using the centre AF point and expanding its area made it very easy to get this image in focus in the centre of the wheel.

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This is the roof over a Sainsbury's car park, which we were able to get in difficult lighting shooting handheld by increasing the ISO.

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Using the MF Assist feature for manual focusing subjects helps fine tune your area of focus - particularly shooting close-ups.

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We found the effects of the scene modes to be a little over-exaggerated sometimes. This scene was shot using the Sunset mode option at around 4pm when the sun was already low in the sky.

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A flip-out screen would be useful on a camera like the Samsung NX1000 for taking pictures from lower perspectives, but the camera's bright LCD was nevertheless quite easy to see in all lighting conditions.

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The Samsung NX1000 makes it easy to quickly change exposure settings, such as in this shot when we decided to blur movement. Simply press the bottom of the four-way button to move between shutter speed and aperture, then scroll the wheel to your desired setting.

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An old film effect is one of the many creative art filters you can apply to your images.

Tech Specs

Product TypeMirrorless Camera with Lens
Battery Size SupportedProprietary Battery Size
Maximum Video Resolution1920 x 1080
TouchscreenNo
Wireless LANYes
Effective Camera Resolution20.3 Megapixel
GPSYes
USBYes
HDMIYes
Wide AngleYes
PictBridgeYes
Product FamilyNX
HD Movie ModeYes
Memory Card SupportedSecure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card
Image StabilizationOptical
ColourBlack
Optical Zoom3.1x
Digital Zoom2x
Brand NameSamsung
Features3D Panorama, Noise Reduction, External Flash Shoe, Live View, Manual White Balance, Orientation Sensor, Continuous Shooting Mode, Self-timer, Face Detection
Screen Size7.6 cm (3")
Video FormatsMPEG-4 AVC, MP4
Viewfinder TypeNo
Weight (Approximate)222 g
Image Sensor Size23.50 mm x 15.70 mm
Maximum Image Resolution5472 x 3648
Display Screen TypeLCD
Height62.5 mm
Width114 mm
Depth37.5 mm
Product SeriesNX
Focal Length20 mm to 50 mm (Lens 1)
Image FormatsJPEG, RAW
External FlashIncluded
Focus ModesAuto, Manual
ManufacturerSamsung
Product ModelNX1000
Product NameNX1000 20.3MP NX SMART Digital Camera
Exposure Control
  • Program AE
  • Aperture Priority
  • Shutter Priority
  • Manual Exposure Mode
Aspect Ratio16:9
Manufacturer Part NumberEV-NX1000BABGB
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.samsung.com/uk/
Marketing Information

Take photographs that you'll want to show everyone with a camera that makes sharing fast and easy. The Samsung NX1000 Smart Camera features an ultra-sensitive 20.3MP APS-C CMOS sensor which delivers amazing detail - even in surroundings with low light. You'll also be able to record Full HD video, thanks to an 18-200mm lens, and shoot with auto-focus. The NX1000's compact and lightweight design, meanwhile, means you can take it with you anywhere, and with built-in Wi-Fi, you can store, email and share your memories - wherever you are.

Package Contents
  • NX1000 20.3MP NX SMART Digital Camera
  • External Flash
  • USB Cable
  • Rechargeable Battery
  • Battery Cradle/AC Power Cable
  • Software CD-ROM
  • User Manual Basic Operation
  • Strap
  • 18-55mm NX Camera Standard Zoom Lens
Limited Warranty1 Year