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Samsung NX210 review

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As part of our image quality testing for the Samsung NX210, we've shot our resolution chart.

If you view our crops of the resolution chart's central section at 100% (or Actual Pixels) you will see that, for example, at ISO 100 the Samsung NX210 is capable of resolving up to around 24 (line widths per picture height x100) in its highest quality JPEG files.

For a full explanation of what our resolution charts mean, and how to read them, check out our full explanation of our camera testing resolution charts.

Examining images of the chart taken at each sensitivity setting reveals the following resolution scores in line widths per picture height x100:

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Samsung NX210

Samsung NX210 review

ISO 100, score: 24 (Click here to see full resolution image)

Samsung NX210 review

ISO 200, score: 24 (Click here to see full resolution image)

Samsung NX210 review

ISO 400, score: 22 (Click here to see full resolution image)

Samsung NX210 review

ISO 800, score: 16 (Click here to see full resolution image)

Samsung NX210 review

ISO 1600, score: 16 (Click here to see full resolution image)

Samsung NX210 review

ISO 3200, score: 14 (Click here to see full resolution image)

Samsung NX210 review

ISO 6400, score: 12 (Click here to see full resolution image)

Samsung NX210 review

ISO 12800, score: n/a (Click here to see full resolution image)

Raw

Samsung NX210 review

ISO 100, score: 24 (Click here to see full resolution image)

Samsung NX210 review

ISO 200, score: 24 (Click here to see full resolution image)

Samsung NX210 review

ISO 400, score: 22 (Click here to see full resolution image)

Samsung NX210 review

ISO 800, score: 18 (Click here to see full resolution image)

Samsung NX210 review

ISO 1600, score: 18 (Click here to see full resolution image)

Samsung NX210 review

ISO 3200, score: 16 (Click here to see full resolution image)

Samsung NX210 review

ISO 6400, score: 12 (Click here to see full resolution image)

Samsung NX210 review

ISO 12800, score: 10 (Click here to see full resolution image)

Tech Specs

Product TypeMirrorless Camera with Lens
Battery Size SupportedProprietary Battery Size
Green CompliantYes
Maximum Video Resolution1920 x 1080
TouchscreenNo
Wireless LANYes
Effective Camera Resolution20.3 Megapixel
USBYes
HDMIYes
PictBridgeYes
Product FamilySmart NX
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
FeaturesFace Detection, External Flash Shoe, Orientation Sensor, Noise Reduction, Continuous Shooting Mode, Live View, 3D Panorama
Screen Size7.6 cm (3")
Video FormatsMP4, MPEG-4
Viewfinder TypeNo
Weight (Approximate)222.2 g
Green Compliance Certificate/AuthorityWEEE
Image Sensor Size23.50 mm x 15.70 mm
Maximum Image Resolution5472 x 3648
Display Screen TypeAMOLED
Height62.5 mm
Width116.5 mm
Depth36.6 mm
Product SeriesNX
Focal Length18 mm to 55 mm (Lens 1)
Image FormatsJPEG, RAW
External FlashIncluded
Focus ModesAuto, Manual
ManufacturerSamsung
Product ModelNX210
Product NameNX210 20.3MP NX Smart Digital Camera
Product LineSmart
Exposure Control
  • Program AE
  • Aperture Priority AE
  • Shutter Priority AE
  • Manual
Aspect Ratio16:9
Manufacturer Part NumberEV-NX210ZBSBGB
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.samsung.com/uk/
Marketing InformationShare life in stunning detail with the Samsung NX210 Smart Camera. You can unleash the professional photographer within, thanks to the detail delivered by its 20.3MP APS-C CMOS sensor. Meanwhile, the NX210's High Speed Capture capabilities give the precision you need to capture split-second shots in superb focus. Premium metal design not only looks great but makes the camera more practical, with its compact shape and light weight adding to portability. And, with built-in Wi-Fi, you'll be able to share images wirelessly on social networks, save them to computers or cloud services and even print or email them.
Package Contents
  • NX210 20.3MP NX Smart Digital Camera
  • 18-55mm NX Standard Zoom Lens
  • Body Cap
  • Hot-Shoe Cover
  • External Flash
  • USB Cable
  • Rechargeable Battery
  • Battery Cradle
  • AC Power Cable
  • Software CD-ROM (User Manual Included)
  • User Manual Basic Operation
  • Strap
Limited Warranty1 Year