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Samsung NX300

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A multi award winning 20.3 megapixel camera
MILC 20.3MP CMOS Black Aug 2014
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Samsung NX300 Review

With excellent reviews, we have ranked the Samsung NX300 number 409 across all digital cameras.
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Overall Score
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Average

Why Has it Scored 52?

It has great expert reviews and very good user reviews with 90% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2017.
Customers report good product quality, nice design and is easy to use.
This Samsung digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
5472 x 3648 pixels image resolution
Quite high megapixel
Very short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)
Quite small digital zoom

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared the NX300 with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is excellent for portrait photography, ranking number 9999999 in portrait photography cameras. It is also very good for everyday photography, ranking number 9999999 in everyday photography cameras as well being very good for landscape photography, ranking number 9999999 in landscape photography cameras.
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Samsung NX300 Video Reviews


How Big is the Samsung NX300?

The Samsung NX300 is 122mm wide and 63.7mm tall. It is 40.7mm deep and weighs 280g.

Samsung NX300 front dimensions

Samsung NX300 size in context

Samsung NX300 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

21 Industry Awards

Amongst digital cameras, this camera is one of the most highly awarded.

This Samsung camera received an "Editor's Choice" award from websites Photoreview.com.au, Reviewed.com, Log.com.tr, Digitaltrends.com, PC Mag and CNET.co.uk all of whom concluded that this camera was terrific.

This Samsung digital camera was given a "Highly Recommended" award by review sites Lydogbillede.dk, Ljudochbild.se, Lydogbilde.no, PhotographyBlog.com and Ephotozine all of whom said that this digital camera was great.

The editors of five additional expert review sites all concluded that they would endorse this camera. This Samsung camera received a "Recommended" award from Pcauthority.com.au, Hardwarezone.com.ph, Trusted Reviews, Techradar and Pocket Lint.

The writers at two additional expert review sites both concluded that this Samsung camera was very good. Digifotopro.nl and Onfoto.ru both gave this camera a "Silver" award.

The expert at review site Itproportal.com decided that this camera was a sensible purchase and gave it their "Best Buy" award.

Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on 50 expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine and Trusted Reviews the average expert rating of this camera is 83%.

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Good User Reviews

On average, based on 225 user reviews the average user rating of this digital camera is 88 out of 100. 100 reviewers (85% of all reviewers) gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars and 90% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report Superior Product Quality

23 customers concluded that the Samsung NX300 was good quality.

Customers Report Excellent Design

13 people mentioned in their reviews that it was good looking, two customers who reviewed it concluded that it was neat and two owners said in their reviews that the product was ergonomic. two owners wrote in their reviews that the product was retro.

Customers Report it is Easy to Use

16 customers who reviewed the product agreed that it was easy to use, three customers thought the product was easy to use the menus and two owners who purchased it wrote that it was comfortable and easy to hold.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

40 customers who purchased the product considered that it was able to produce good images, three owners mentioned that the product had a good picture resolution and three customers wrote that it was good in low light.

Customers Report Great Technical Features

Seven owners who bought the Samsung NX300 agreed that it had good features.

Customers Report it is a Good Size

Nine owners who reviewed this digital camera agreed that it was compact, four people who reviewed the product said that it was a good body shape and two owners considered that it was lightweight. two customers who purchased this digital camera concluded that it was heavy and bulky.

Customers Report Good Video Capture

Six owners who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it was good for video recording.

Samsung Digital Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 8,281 expert and owner reviews (including 2,328 verified purchases) for Samsung digital cameras and found that on average Samsung has very good reviews. 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.

Customers Report Good Battery Life

Two owners wrote in their reviews that this digital camera had a good battery life.

Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Nine customers who purchased this digital camera agreed that it was good value for money.

Customers Report Good Lens Quality

Seven owners who reviewed the Samsung NX300 thought it had a good lens, five customers agreed that this digital camera had a good autofocus and two owners who reviewed it concluded that it had a good zoom.

Customers Report it is Robust

Five people considered that this digital camera was well made.


Value For Money

Average Priced

The cheapeast digital cameras that we found costs $29 and the most expensive costs $6,895. We think that this camera has an average price.

Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Samsung NX300 of £380.00 ($380.00) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $238.99.

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Features

5472 X 3648 Pixels Image Resolution

The Samsung NX300 has a 5472 x 3648 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than the 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution found on most cameras. The image resolution of all cameras ranges from 2592 x 1944 pixels (worst) to 7680 x 5120 pixels (best).

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Quite High Megapixel

Across all the cameras the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixel is 16MP. The Samsung NX300 has one of the higher megapixels (20.3 megapixels) amongst digital cameras of this age.

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Average Weight

The Samsung NX300 has a pretty average weight (280 grams) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Samsung NX300 has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of cameras is 2.9". When compared to other cameras, the Samsung NX300's display diagonal of 3.31 inches is one of the largest.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Samsung NX300 features contrast adjustment. Most of the other digital cameras also feature contrast adjustment.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Samsung NX300 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Features Album Organization

The Samsung NX300 features album organization. Most of the other cameras also feature album organization.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The Samsung NX300 features saturation adjustment. Most of the other cameras also feature saturation adjustment.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The Samsung NX300 features multi burst mode, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Samsung NX300 has a touchscreen. Most of the other cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Samsung NX300 supports Full HD video. Most of the other cameras also support Full HD video.

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Samsung NX300 has a shoe mounting point. Most of the other cameras also have a shoe mounting point.

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Has a GPS (satellite)

GPS (satellite)

The Samsung NX300 has a GPS (satellite), which is unusual. Most of the other digital cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Samsung NX300 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels (which is also supported by this Samsung digital camera). This camera also support video resolutions of 1920 x 810 pixels and 640 x 480 pixels and 320 x 240 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail. Across all cameras the best video resolution is 4096 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 320 x 120 pixels.

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Quite Large Maximum Aperture Number

The smallest maximum aperture number of digital cameras is 1.8, the largest is 130, and the average maximum aperture number is 11. The Samsung NX300 has a quite large maximum aperture number (22) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Samsung NX300 has a tripod mountable, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Samsung NX300 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum video resolution on cameras.

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Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The Samsung NX300 has a flash exposure compensation, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has an External Flash Connector

The Samsung NX300 has an external flash connector. Most of the other cameras also have an external flash connector.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Samsung NX300 has a self-timer, as do most of the other cameras.

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5472 X 3080 Still Image Resolution

The Samsung NX300 has a higher still image resolution than most digital cameras. This Samsung camera has a 5472 x 3080 still image resolution(s), whereas most digital cameras have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this camera have still image resolution(s) of 3648 x 3648, 3888 x 2592, 3712 x 2088, 2640 x 2640, 2976 x 1984, 2736 x 1824, 2944 x 1656, 2112 x 2112, 2000 x 2000, 1920 x 1080 and 1728 x 1152 and 1024 x 1024. The worst still image resolution of all cameras 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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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

At only 84.7 millimeters, the Samsung NX300 has a quite short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other cameras. Across all the cameras the maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 2.3mm to 2,000mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 300mm.

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Quite Small Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of only 2 times zoom factor, the Samsung NX300 has one of the smaller digital zooms amongst cameras of this age. Across all the cameras the digital zooms range from 0.72x to 810x.

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3D

The Samsung NX300 is 3D, as are most of the other digital cameras.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Samsung NX300 has an HDMI port. Most of the other cameras also have an HDMI port.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Samsung NX300 features brightness adjustment. Most of the other digital cameras also feature brightness adjustment.

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Only One Aspherical Lens

The Samsung NX300 is a one aspherical lens camera. Most of the other digital cameras have between 1 and 14 aspherical lenses.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Samsung NX300 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). Most of the other cameras also support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Quite Large Maximum Memory Card Size

The smallest maximum memory card size of cameras is 1GB and the largest is 2.1TB. The Samsung NX300 has one of the larger maximum memory card sizes (128 gigabytes) amongst digital cameras of this age.

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The Samsung NX300 has an anti-dust function. Most of the other cameras also have an anti-dust function.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Samsung NX300 has a vari-angle LCD display, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was August 2014 when Samsung released the NX300.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung 20502d3d5020020, samsung evnx300zbatgb, samsung evnx300zbttgb
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