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Samsung NX210
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Samsung NX210 Camcorder

DP Review Silver PhotographyBlog.com Recommended Ephotozine Highly Recommended
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12 Reasons For

Three Industry Awards

Three expert review sites thought that this Samsung camcorder was good. The reviewer at DP Review gave this video camera a "Silver" award and thought it was great and it received a "Highly Recommended" award from Ephotozine. Also, the writer at PhotographyBlog.com conluded that they would recommend this camcorder and gave it a "Recommended" award.

Expert Reviews Are Average

Twenty-six experts from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, DP Review, CNET.com and Ephotozine have rated this Samsung camcorder on average 76%.

Good Size

Some Samsung NX210 owners reckoned that it was compact. Expert website Ephotozine.com wrote four years ago “The is the latest compact mirrorless camera from Samsung”. Ephotozine.com also said “Samsung NX CamerasSamsung today announced a complete refresh of the NX mirrorless compact system camera line-up with a new entry level model”. Photographyblog.com mentioned on expert review site PhotographyBlog.com “The Samsung NX200 is a new mirrorless compact system camera that aims for the middle ground between the more DSLR-like NX20”.

Two Samsung NX210 owners who reviewed the product considered that it was a good body shape. One Samsung NX210 reviewer thought it was a good size. Amateurphotographer.co.uk scored the product 4 stars and said in their review of the Samsung NX210 “The NX210 is a nice size, with a strong, w”.

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Good Product Quality

Several people who reviewed the product concluded that it was good quality. Photographyblog.com said “While we still like the NX210's excellent image quality” in their Samsung NX210 review. Digitalversus.com wrote on expert review site Digital Versus “The image quality is good.” in their Samsung NX210 review.

Good Connectivity

Several Samsung NX210 owners who reviewed it concluded that it was wifi compatible. Four years ago Dcresource.com mentioned “Samsung has given the "Smart Camera" moniker to all of their Wi-Fi equipped cameras this year” in their review of this camcorder. Digitalversus.com gave it a rating of 4 stars and said on expert website Digital Versus “The only major addition is the Wi-Fi function”.

One Samsung NX210 owner mentioned in their reviews that it was good in terms of connectivity. Expert review site Whatsyourtech.ca mentioned in their review “Integrating its app-driven smartphone interfaces with Wi-Fi connectivity and an impressive DSLR-sized 20.3 megapixel image sensor, Samsung's NX210 ‘Smart Camera aims to impress”.

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Robust

Some Samsung NX210 reviewers said in their reviews that the product was well made. S3anreilly rated the product 80 out of 100 and said “Outstanding Build Quality and Super Still Images” in their Samsung NX210 review. Expert review site Ephotozine.com said four years ago “The Samsung NX210 features a 20.3 megapixel APS-C sensor, Full HD video recording and built in Wi-Fi”.

One customer who bought it wrote that it was strong and durable. Expert review site Cnet.com scored the product 70 out of 100 and mentioned in their Samsung NX210 review “Though it uses the same sturdy, well-designed body as the NX200”.

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Good Support

Some customers who bought this camcorder concluded that it had good technical guidance.

Good Technical Features

Several people thought it had good features. Four years ago expert review site Dcresource.com said “Really separates itself from the rest of the pack with its excellent Wi-Fi features”.

Good Quality Lens

Two Samsung NX210 owners thought the Samsung NX210 had a good lens. Expert review site Dcresource.com wrote “The Samsung NX210 ($899) is a compact mirrorless interchangeable lens camera -- err, Smart Camera” in their Samsung NX210 review. Cnet.co.uk wrote “In this review Intelligent lens system NX210 in use Stills tests Video test Conclusion Mirrorless compacts with swappable lenses are the hot trend in cameras right now” in their review of the Samsung NX210 and gave this camcorder a score of 70 out of 100.

Easy to Use

One Samsung NX210 owner who reviewed the product concluded that it was easy to use. Cnet.co.uk scored the product 70 out of 100 and wrote on CNET.co.uk “The Samsung NX210 is an extremely capable, versatile and easy to use camera” in their review of this camcorder.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

One Samsung NX210 owner wrote that the Samsung NX210 had a good viewfinder.

Samsung Camcorders Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Samsung video cameras and also specifically for Samsung camcorders and found that in both cases Samsung had good reviews compared to other brands.

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9 Reasons Against

Not Full HD

Most camcorders that have been on the market for around the same time as the NX210 are not Full HD. The Samsung NX210 is no exception to this as it too is not Full HD.

Camcorders which are Full HD that might also be worth looking at include the GoPro Hero 3.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabiliser

Like most of the other camcorders that have been on the market for a similar time to the NX210, the Samsung NX210 does not have an image stabiliser.

We compared all the other video cameras which also have an image stabiliser to this video camera and we think the FDR-X1000 ($79.95), or the HDR-CX730 both from Sony is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have an HDMI Port

Most camcorders that have been on the market for more than two years do not have an HDMI port. The Samsung NX210 is no exception to this as it too does not have an HDMI port.

Other camcorders which also have an HDMI port that you might also want to look at include the FDR-X1000 ($79.95), or the HDR-CX730 both from Sony.

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Does Not Have an Interchangeable Lens

The Samsung NX210 does not have an interchangeable lens. Most of the other camcorders that have been around for more than two years also do not have an interchangeable lens.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Display

Most of the other camcorders of a similar age and type to the NX210 have a built-in display, however the Samsung NX210 does not have a built-in display.

We compared this video camera to all the other camcorders with a built-in display and we think the Sony FDR-X1000 ($79.95) is also worth considering.

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Not Waterproof

The Samsung NX210 is not waterproof, although it is worth noting that most of the other video cameras of this age and spec are also not waterproof.

If you would prefer a video camera that is waterproof then you might want to consider the Sony FDR-X1000 ($79.95).

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

Like most of the other camcorders that have been around for a comparable time to the NX210, the Samsung NX210 does not have a night mode.

We think you might also be interested in other video cameras which also have a night mode including the Sony HDR-CX730.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Projector

Most comparable spec camcorders that have been available for more than two years do not have a built-in projector. The Samsung NX210 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in projector.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other comparable spec video cameras that have been around for a similar time to the NX210, the Samsung NX210 is not 3D compatible.

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1 Other reason to consider the Samsung NX210

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this video camera was released.

3 Awards

DP Review Silver PhotographyBlog.com Recommended Ephotozine Highly Recommended

Expert Reviews

(42)
9 August 2013

This is no bigger than a medium sized digital camera; it is however a DSLR offering so that those intent on improving can hone their skills at a reasonable price and the still images they know... Read more…

9 July 2013

Samsung is one of the few makers with the capability to supply sensors for its own mirrorless cameras. The Wi-FI enabled finder-less NX300 and NX210 are just two of such cameras from the consumer... Read more…

3 December 2012

The Korean electronics giant's most current CSCs are the trio of the NX1000, NX210 and NX20, which are respectively the entry level, mid range, and flagship model. We've previously been very... Read more…

30 November 2012

The Korean electronics giant?s most current CSCs are the trio of the NX1000, NX210 and NX20, which are respectively the entry level, mid range, and flagship model. We?ve previously been very... Read more…

3 October 2012

The Samsung NX210 is an upgraded version of the NX200 that we checked out earlier this year. The big upgrade this time around is the addition of Wi-Fi, raising it to the ranks of Smart Cameras.... Read more…

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User Reviews

(3)
Reviewed 5 March 2015 by C. Waddington "book Worm"
(Verified Purchase)

Terrific product. Pity no proper user manual, only a small booklet.
Delivery prompt. Would use this supplier again Thanks.

Reviewed 5 March 2015 by C. Waddington
(Verified Purchase)

Terrific product. Pity no proper user manual, only a small booklet. Delivery prompt. Would use this supplier again Thanks...

Reviewed 4 January 2015 by S3anreilly

PROS

Surprisingly balanced in the hand- obviously it looks very front (lens) heavy
Great image quality from CMOS sensor (accurate colours, and sharp pictures)
Compact
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