Samsung NX300 review

  • £599.99
  • $748

High performance CSC with fold out touchscreen

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The Samsung NX300 coped well with the low light and overcast skies and produced images with plenty of punch.

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The lens priority feature of Samsung's 18-55mm kit lens makes it easy to isolate a specific part of your image.

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With a maximum shutter speed of 1/6000 second, the Samsung NX300 makes short work of freezing fast action. This racing rally car was shot at 1/4000 sec.

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Comparison shots showing original raw file (top) and in-camera JPEG (lower) of the same image. Both have a healthy level of detail.

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Tech Specs

Product TypeMirrorless Camera with Lens
Battery Size SupportedProprietary Battery Size
Green CompliantYes
Maximum Video Resolution1920 x 1080
TouchscreenYes
Wireless LANYes
Effective Camera Resolution20.3 Megapixel
USBYes
HDMIYes
Wide AngleYes
Product FamilySmart NX
HD Movie ModeYes
Memory Card SupportedSecure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC UHS-I), Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC UHS-I)
Image StabilizationNo
ColourWhite
Optical Zoom2.5x
Digital Zoom2x
Brand NameSamsung
FeaturesLive View, Orientation Sensor, Continuous Shooting Mode, Face Detection, Noise Reduction
Screen Size8.4 cm (3.3")
Video FormatsMP4, MPEG-4
Viewfinder TypeNo
Weight (Approximate)284 g
Green Compliance Certificate/AuthorityWEEE
Image Sensor Size23.50 mm x 15.70 mm
Maximum Image Resolution5472 x 3648
Display Screen TypeAMOLED
Height63.7 mm
Width122 mm
Depth40.7 mm
Product SeriesNX
Focal Length20 mm to 50 mm (Lens 1)
Image FormatsJPEG, RAW, MPO
External FlashIncluded
Focus ModesAuto, Manual
ManufacturerSamsung
Product ModelNX300
Product NameNX300 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-NX300ZBFUGB
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.samsung.com/uk/
Marketing InformationHigh performance made portable-the on-the-go photographer never had it this good. The Samsung SMART CAMERA NX300 features a new, ultra-sensitive 20.3MP APS-C CMOS sensor and an advanced hybrid autofocus system for delivering detailed images that obliterate the line between professional and enthusiast. And thanks to 1/6000 shutter speed, you can keep up with the action-any action-and precisely capture a fast-paced moment you would otherwise miss.
Package Contents
  • NX300 20.3MP NX SMART Digital Camera
  • 20-50mm Standard Zoom Lens
  • Body Cap
  • Hot-Shoe Cover
  • AC Adapter
  • USB Cable
  • Rechargeable Battery
  • External Flash
  • Software CD-ROM (User Manual Included)
  • Software DVD-ROM
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Strap
Limited Warranty1 Year