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Samsung NX1

$2,344.33
$1,699.00 $645.33 cheaper than 31 days ago
MILC 28.2MP CMOS Black Mar 2016
Camera Type Megapixel Sensor Type Colour Release Date
DP Review Gold PhotographyBlog.com Essential Ephotozine Editor's Choice Expert Reviews Best Buy
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Samsung NX1 Review

, we have ranked the Samsung NX1 number 102 across all digital cameras.

Why Has it Scored This?

It has great expert reviews and superb user reviews with 93% of buyers recommending this camera to others. This digital camera has received 18 awards including an "Editor's Choice" award from review sites PC Mag, Ephotozine, Digitaltrends.com, Tomsguide.com, CNET.com.au, Photoreview.com.au, Log.com.tr and Reviewed.com, a "Highly Recommended" award from review websites Lydogbilde.no, Ljudochbild.se and Lydogbillede.dk and a "Recommended" award from both websites Pocket Lint and Hi-Tech.mail.ru/.

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Samsung NX1 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

18 Industry Awards

Amongst new high megapixel cameras, this high megapixel camera is one of the most highly awarded by experts.

This Samsung digital camera was given an "Editor's Choice" award by review sites PC Mag, Ephotozine, Digitaltrends.com, Tomsguide.com, CNET.com.au, Photoreview.com.au, Log.com.tr and Reviewed.com all of whom said that this high megapixel camera was outstanding.

The experts at review websites Lydogbilde.no, Ljudochbild.se and Lydogbillede.dk all strongly endorse this Samsung camera and have given it their "Highly Recommended" award.

This camera was given a "Recommended" award by both websites Pocket Lint and Hi-Tech.mail.ru/, both of which decided that this Samsung digital camera was very good.

Two more expert review sites thought that this high megapixel camera was very good. The writer at website DP Review gave this camera a "Gold" award and said it was terrific and it received a "Best Buy" award from website Expert Reviews who decided it was would make a great purchase.

The writers at three other expert review sites all thought that this high megapixel camera was very good. Digital Versus and 01net.com both gave this camera a "5 Star" award and it received an "Essential" award from PhotographyBlog.com.

Good Expert Reviews

This Samsung camera has an average expert rating of 89 out of 100 based on 49 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, DP Review, What Digital Camera and CNET.com. That puts this high megapixel camera in the top 6% of all the latest comparable spec cameras.

Excellent Owner Reviews

Based on 105 owner reviews this camera has an excellent average owner rating. Over 77% of reviewers gave this camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 93% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others. Users think this high megapixel camera is one of the better recently released comparable spec digital cameras.

Unacceptable Noise Level

Two owners who reviewed it considered that it was noisy.

Easy to Use

Nine people mentioned in their reviews that the product was easy to use and two customers agreed that it was comfortable and easy to hold.

Good Quality Pictures

20 customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was able to produce good images, two owners mentioned in their reviews that it had a good picture resolution and two customers who reviewed it considered that it was good in low light.

Good Video Capture

Five owners who reviewed the Samsung NX1 wrote that it was good for video recording.

Good Technical Features

Four customers who purchased it concluded that it had good features.

Robust

Four customers who reviewed it thought it was well made and two customers who reviewed the Samsung NX1 concluded that it was strong and durable.

Samsung Digital Cameras Have Good Reviews

We checked 8,143 expert and owner reviews (including 409 verified purchases) for Samsung cameras and found that on average Samsung has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Samsung has good ratings specifically within its high megapixel cameras range. 91% of those that bought a Samsung digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Excellent Product Quality

Nine customers who bought it considered that it was good quality.

Good Quality Lens

Six people who purchased the product concluded that it had a good autofocus and three customers who reviewed the product said that it had a good lens.

Excellent Design

Six owners concluded that the product was good looking and two customers thought it was smooth.

Good Size

Two customers who purchased the product said that it was compact.

Reasonably Priced

Three customers who reviewed it concluded that it was good value for money.


Features

Supports Video Recording

The Samsung NX1 supports video recording. Most of the other cameras that are a similar age to this camera also support video recording.

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Supports Video Capability

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

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Average Display Diagonal

The Samsung NX1 has a relatively standard display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other latest digital cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

The Samsung NX1 has a built-in flash. Most of the other new digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Samsung NX1 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera also support Wi-Fi.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

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

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Features Bluetooth

The Samsung NX1 features bluetooth, which is unusual. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been available for around the same time as this digital camera do not feature bluetooth.

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The Samsung NX1 has an anti-dust function. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as this camera also have an anti-dust function.

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Samsung NX1 has a shoe mounting point, as do most of the other new digital cameras.

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Supports Dioptic Correction

The Samsung NX1 supports dioptic correction, as do most of the other latest high megapixel cameras.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Samsung NX1 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). Most of the other new high megapixel cameras also support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Samsung NX1 has a vari-angle LCD display. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been around for a similar time to this digital camera also have a vari-angle LCD display.

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4096 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolution

The Samsung NX1 supports a maximum video resolution of 4096 x 2160 pixels. That's over five times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolutions of 1440 x 1080 pixels. This camera also support video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels, 1280 x 720 pixels and 1920 x 1080 pixels and 3840 x 2160 pixels.

A 4096 x 2160 pixels video resolutions is in fact the best supported video resolution across all latest similar spec digital cameras.

A 160 x 120 pixels video resolutions is the worst supported video resolution across comparable types of digital camera.

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Features Voice Recording

The Samsung NX1 features voice recording. Most of the other cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera also feature voice recording.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Samsung NX1 has a touchscreen. Most of the other new similar spec digital cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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Has a USB Connectivity

The Samsung NX1 has a USB connectivity, as do most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera.

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Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

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

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Has a Headphone Outputs

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

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Features Histogram

The Samsung NX1 features histogram, as do most of the other latest high megapixel cameras.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Samsung NX1 has a self-timer. Most of the other latest comparable spec digital cameras also have a self-timer.

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Has a Microphone in

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

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Has an HDMI

The Samsung NX1 has an HDMI, as do most of the other cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Samsung NX1 has a batteries included, as do most of the other digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this digital camera.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Samsung NX1 has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other latest high megapixel cameras.

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4096 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Samsung NX1 is 4096 x 2160 pixels. That's 7% more video resolution than a 3840 x 2160 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution.

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

The worst video resolution across comparable types of digital camera is 640 x 480 pixels.

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500 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

Most comparable spec cameras that have been available for a similar time to this digital camera take between 150 and 4,699 battery life (CIPA standard), including the Samsung NX1 which takes 500 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Supports 100, 200 and 13 More ISO Sensitivities

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Samsung NX1 is more than most digital cameras that are a comparable age to it. The most commonly supported ISO sensitivity is 160, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this camera. The ISO sensitivities 100, 25600, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400 and 12800 are also supported by this Samsung camera.

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Very Small Maximum Aperture Number

The Samsung NX1 has a quite small maximum aperture number (only 5.6) compared to most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this digital camera. The maximum aperture numbers of similar spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera range from 2.7 to 40.

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28.2 Megapixels Megapixel

This is a 28.2 megapixels camera.

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Age

Released 16 Months Ago

It was March 2016 when Samsung released the NX1.


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Self-Timer

has a self-timer


Image Stabilizer

has an image stabilizer


Maximum Image Resolution

maximum image resolution


Optical Sensor Size

optical sensor size


Pre-Flash

pre-flash


Smile Detection

smile detection


Handheld Remote Control

handheld remote control


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Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

500 battery life (CIPA standard)


Optical Zoom

optical zoom


Anti-Dust Function

has an anti-dust function


Maximum Image Resolution

maximum image resolution


Optical Sensor Size

optical sensor size


Weight

weight


Waterproof

waterproof


Electronic Compass

electronic compass


GPS (satellite)

GPS (satellite)


Dustproof

dustproof


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Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

500 battery life (CIPA standard)


Image Stabilizer

has an image stabilizer


Vari-Angle LCD Display

has a vari-angle LCD display


Optical Sensor Size

optical sensor size


Weight

weight


Face Detection

face detection


Overall
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Image Stabilizer

has an image stabilizer


ISO Sensitivities

supports 100, 200 and 13 more ISO sensitivities


Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

500 battery life (CIPA standard)


Camera Shutter Speed

camera shutter speed


Multi Burst Mode

multi burst mode


Waterproof

waterproof


Flash Recharging Time

flash recharging time


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung evnx1zzzbzbde, samsung nx1bodyonly, samsung nx1slenskit
Barcodes 00602498611210, 00887276103693, 00887276103723, 08806086468329, 08806086474603, 08806086476584, 08806086476591, 08806086476874, 08806086478342, 08806086535588, 08806086547017, 08806086547024, 08806086587211, 08806086697675

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