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Samsung NX1

$2,344.33
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A multi award winning and fully featured 28.2 megapixel camera
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Samsung NX1 Review

With excellent reviews but mediocre features, we have ranked the Samsung NX1 number 238 across all digital cameras.
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154 Reviews + 19 Awards
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Overall Score
43
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 43?

It has very good expert reviews and brilliant user reviews with 93% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others.
At over a year old this digital camera is slightly out of date, and newer cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
Customers report is easy to use, good video capture and picture quality. However they also report unacceptable noise level.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
6480 x 4320 pixels image resolution
Fairly high megapixel
Very small maximum aperture number

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Samsung NX1 Video Reviews


How Big is the Samsung NX1?

The Samsung NX1 is 138.5mm wide and 65.8mm tall. It is 102.3mm deep and weighs g.

Samsung NX1 front dimensions

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Samsung NX1 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

18 Industry Awards

This Samsung digital camera has received 18 awards from digital camera experts.

This digital camera was given an "Editor's Choice" award by websites CNET.com.au, Log.com.tr, Tomsguide.com, PC Mag, Photoreview.com.au, Digitaltrends.com, Ephotozine and Reviewed.com all of whom concluded that this camera was exceptional.

Three other expert review sites all said that this camera was very good. This Samsung digital camera received an "Especially Recommended 6 Star" award from both Lydogbillede.dk and Lydogbilde.no and it received an "Especially Recommended" award from Ljudochbild.se.

The writers at websites Hi-Tech.mail.ru/ and Pocket Lint both recommend this digital camera and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Two other expert review sites thought that this camera was very good. This Samsung camera received a DP Review "Gold" award and it received a "Best Buy" award from review site Expert Reviews.

Digital Versus and 01net.com both gave this Samsung digital camera a "5 Star" award and it received an "Essential" award from PhotographyBlog.com.

Good Expert Reviews

Based on 49 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, DP Review, What Digital Camera and CNET.com the average expert rating of this camera is 89%. This puts this Samsung camera in the top 6% of all the cameras when ranked by average expert review score.

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Excellent User Reviews

Based on 106 user reviews the average user rating of this Samsung camera is excellent. Over 77% of reviewers gave this camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 94% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others. If all the cameras are ranked by average user review score then this camera is in the top 17%.

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Users Report it is Easy to Use

Nine owners agreed that it was easy to use, two people concluded that it was easy to use the menus and two owners who reviewed this digital camera thought it was comfortable and easy to hold.

Customers Report Unacceptable Noise Level

Two owners who reviewed it agreed that it was noisy.

Customers Report Good Video Capture

Five owners who reviewed the product agreed that it was good for video recording.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

20 customers agreed that the Samsung NX1 was able to produce good images, four customers reckoned that it had a good picture resolution and two people who reviewed it thought it was good in low light.

Customers Report Great Technical Features

Four people said in their reviews that it had good features.

Customers Report it is Robust

Four owners said in their reviews that it was well made and two people reckoned that it was strong and durable.

Samsung Has Very Good Camera Reviews

We checked 8,281 expert and user reviews (including 2,328 verified purchases) for Samsung cameras and found that on average Samsung has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Samsung has very good reviews specifically within its cameras range. 93% of those that bought a Samsung camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Great Product Quality

Nine owners who reviewed it wrote that it was good quality.

Customers Report Good Lens Quality

Six people concluded that the Samsung NX1 had a good autofocus and three customers who reviewed it considered that it had a good lens.

Customers Report Excellent Design

Six customers wrote that the Samsung NX1 was good looking and two customers who reviewed the product considered that it was smooth.

Customers Report it is a Good Size

Two people who bought the product concluded that it was compact.

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Three owners concluded that it was good value for money.


Value For Money

Not Cheap

After checking the price of 417 digital cameras they range in price from $29 to $6,895. We think that this camera looks expensive compared to other digital cameras.

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Features

6480 X 4320 Pixels Image Resolution

The Samsung NX1 has a 6480 x 4320 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than the 2048 x 1536 pixels maximum image resolution found on most digital cameras. Digital cameras maximum image resolutions range from 2560 х 1280 pixels to 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Fairly High Megapixel

The Samsung NX1 has one of the highest megapixels (28.2 megapixels) amongst cameras of this age. Digital cameras have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 80MP, and the average megapixel is 16MP.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Samsung NX1 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the Samsung NX1 has a fairly standard display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The Samsung NX1 has an anti-dust function. Most of the other cameras also have an anti-dust function.

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Quite Large Maximum Memory Card Size

The average maximum memory card size of cameras is 48GB. The Samsung NX1 has one of the larger maximum memory card sizes (64 gigabytes) amongst cameras of this age.

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Fairly High Display Resolution (numeric)

The average display resolution (numeric) of cameras is 600,000 pixels. The Samsung NX1 has a fairly high display resolution (numeric) (1,036,000 pixel) compared to most of the other cameras.

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3 USB Version

The Samsung NX1 supports a 3 USB version which is newer than the 2 USB version supported by most cameras. In addition, this camera support a 3.1 and 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) USB version.

A 3 USB version is actually the best supported USB version across all cameras.

A 3.1 USB version is the worst supported USB version across similar types of digital camera.

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4608 X 2592 Still Image Resolution

The Samsung NX1 has a 4608 x 2592 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most cameras. Most cameras have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This Samsung camera also have a still image resolution(s) of 3264 x 2176 and 3328 x 1872. Across all cameras the worst still image resolution is S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664 and the best is 6016 x 4000.

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4096 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Samsung NX1 is 4096 x 2160 pixels. That's over nine times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by cameras. 1280 x 720 pixels is also supported by this camera. In addition, this Samsung camera support video resolutions of 3840 x 2160 pixels and 1920 x 1080 pixels and 640 x 480 pixels.

This camera's video resolution (4096 x 2160 pixels) is in fact the best supported video resolution amongst all cameras.

The worst supported video resolution across similar types of camera is 320 x 120 pixels.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Samsung NX1 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Supports Dioptic Correction

The Samsung NX1 supports dioptic correction. Most of the other cameras also support dioptic correction.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Samsung NX1 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Samsung NX1 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Samsung NX1 has a vari-angle LCD display. Most of the other digital cameras also have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Samsung NX1 has a shoe mounting point. Most of the other digital cameras also have a shoe mounting point.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Samsung NX1 has a self-timer, as do most of the other cameras.

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500 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The Samsung NX1 is a camera that takes 500 shots battery life (CIPA standard).

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4096 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolution

The Samsung NX1 has a maximum video resolution of 4096 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the video resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution.

A 4096 x 2160 pixels maximum video resolution is actually the best video resolution amongst all cameras.

Amongst similar types of digital camera the worst video resolution is 640 pixels.

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Has a Microphone in

The Samsung NX1 has a microphone in, as do most of the other cameras.

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Very Small Maximum Aperture Number

With a maximum aperture number of only 5.6, the Samsung NX1 has a fairly small maximum aperture number compared to most of the other digital cameras. The smallest maximum aperture number of cameras is 1.8, the largest is 130, and the average maximum aperture number is 11.

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Has a Headphone Outputs

The Samsung NX1 has a headphone outputs. Most of the other cameras also have a headphone outputs.

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Has a USB Connectivity

The Samsung NX1 has a USB connectivity. Most of the other cameras also have a USB connectivity.

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Features Bluetooth

The Samsung NX1 features bluetooth. Most of the other cameras do not feature bluetooth.

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Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The Samsung NX1 has a flash exposure compensation. Most of the other cameras also have a flash exposure compensation.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Samsung NX1 has a touchscreen, unlike most of the other cameras which do not have a touchscreen.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Samsung NX1 supports video capability. Most of the other cameras also support video capability.

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Age

Released 16 Months Ago

It was March 2016 when this digital camera was released.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung evnx1zzzbzbde, samsung nx1bodyonly
Barcodes 00602498611210, 00887276103693, 00887276103723, 08806086468329, 08806086474603, 08806086476584, 08806086476591, 08806086476874, 08806086478342, 08806086535588, 08806086547017, 08806086547024, 08806086697675

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