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Samsung NX300M Digital Camera

$597.84
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MILC 20.3MP CMOS 2x Nov 2014
Camera Type Megapixel Sensor Type Digital Zoom Release Date
Good expert reviews
Easy to use
Good battery life
11 Reviews
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Reviews

Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on three expert reviews from sites including techtudo.com.br, dkamera.de and fotohits.de this digital camera has an overall expert rating of 84%.

Good Brand

Based on 7,330 user and expert reviews (including 401 verified purchases), Samsung has good ratings for its digital cameras. Samsung also has good ratings specifically for its high megapixel cameras compared to other manufacturers. 91% of those that bought a Samsung digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Memory

Fairly Large Maximum Memory Card Size

At 128 gigabytes, the Samsung NX300M has a quite large maximum memory card size compared to most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this camera. Cameras of this age and type have maximum memory card sizes of between 1GB and 130GB.

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Light Exposure

Supports Ten ISO Sensitivities

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Samsung NX300M is more than most similar spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. This Samsung camera supports a 100 ISO sensitivity, which is the most commonly supported ISO sensitivity supported by high megapixel cameras that have been available for more than two years. The ISO sensitivities "200", "400", "800", "1600", "3200", "6400", "12800", "25600" and "Auto" are also supported by this camera.

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Packaging Content

Has a Batteries Included

The Samsung NX300M has a batteries included. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been around for more than two years also have a batteries included.

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Lens System

Quite Small Maximum Aperture Number

The average maximum aperture number of comparable spec cameras that have been available for more than two years is 14. With a maximum aperture number of 22, the Samsung NX300M has a fairly small maximum aperture number compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this digital camera.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

At only 2 times zoom factor, the Samsung NX300M has a quite small digital zoom compared to most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been around for around the same time as this digital camera. The average digital zoom of cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera is 33x.

We compared this digital camera to all the other 2x digital zoom cameras and we think the Nikon P520 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If this digital camera digital zoom is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Alpha A5100 ($379) (8x), or the Alpha A5100L (8x) both from Sony or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 ($697.99) (4x) which also has a higher rating.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera have maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of between 18mm and 1,600mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 350mm. The Samsung NX300M has a quite short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) (only 84.7 millimeters) compared to most of the other high megapixel cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The shortest minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of high megapixel cameras that were launched more than two years ago is 6mm and the longest is 75mm. The Samsung NX300M has one of the longer minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) (27.7 millimeters) amongst high megapixel cameras of this age.

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Camera

Features Histogram

The Samsung NX300M features histogram. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to this digital camera also feature histogram.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an HDMI

The Samsung NX300M has an HDMI, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera.

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2 USB Version

This camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many high megapixel cameras that were released around the same time as it.

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Audio

Features Voice Recording

The Samsung NX300M features voice recording. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this digital camera also feature voice recording.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Samsung NX300M has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Flash

Has an External Flash Connector

The Samsung NX300M has an external flash connector, as do most of the other cameras that are a similar age to this camera.

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Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The Samsung NX300M has a flash exposure compensation, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Design

Easy to Use

Two people who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to use. Bhphotovideo.com mentioned two years ago “Easy to Use”. One customer who reviewed it concluded that it was easy to setup. Steve the Rx Man gave the product a score of 8 stars and he said on Bhphotovideo.com “Wi Fi easy to set up and use! Plan to purchase an additional lens”.


Weight & Dimensions

Compact

One person who reviewed it considered that it was compact. Bhphotovideo.com said in their review of this digital camera two years ago “Small Compact”.

Average Weight

With a weight of 310 grams, the Samsung NX300M has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Samsung NX300M has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that are a comparable age to this camera.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative cameras with an image stabilizer currently available including because of it's better review score, the DSC-HX200V, or the Alpha A5100L both from Sony.

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5472 X 3648 Still Image Resolution

The Samsung NX300M has a 5472 x 3648 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 1920 x 1080 still image resolution(s) found on most cameras of a similar age and spec to it. This Samsung camera also have still image resolution(s) of 5472x3648, 3888x2592, 2976x1984, 1728x1152, 2736x1824, 5472x3080, 3712x2088, 2944x1656, 1920x1080, 3648x3648, 2640x2640 and 2000x2000 and 1024x1024. The worst still image resolution of all digital cameras of this type and age is 640 x 360 and the best is 6000 x 4000.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

The Samsung NX300M supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera also support Wi-Fi.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras which support Wi-Fi and we think because of it's better review score, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1, the Samsung NX2000 ($867.99), and the Sony Alpha A5100L is also worth considering.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Samsung NX300M supports Near Field Communication (NFC), as do most of the other cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this digital camera.

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Display

Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The Samsung NX300M has one of the largest display diagonals (3.31 inches) amongst cameras of this age. The smallest display diagonal of high megapixel cameras that were launched more than two years ago is 2.5", the largest is 4.8", and the average display diagonal is 3".

There are a number of other 3.31" screen cameras currently available which you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Samsung NX300.

If you are looking for a camera with a larger display diagonal then you might want to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 (4.7") which is also higher rated.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Samsung NX300M has a touchscreen. Most of the other cameras of this spec and age do not have a touchscreen.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Samsung NX300M has a vari-angle LCD display. Most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to this camera also have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Good in Low Light

Two people who reviewed the product concluded that it was good in low light. Bhphotovideo.com said two years ago “Good in Low Light” in their Samsung NX300M review but even so they gave it a score of 20 out of 100. One owner said in their reviews that the product had a good picture resolution. Bhphotovideo.com wrote two years ago “Great Resolution” in their Samsung NX300M review.

Good Lens

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it had a good zoom. One customer who purchased it said that it had a good lens. Bhphotovideo.com said in their review of this digital camera two years ago “Get A Prime Lens”.


Video

Supports Video Recording

The Samsung NX300M supports video recording. Most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to this digital camera also support video recording.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Samsung NX300M supports Full HD video, as do most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

There are a number of other cameras which support Full HD video currently available which you might also want to consider including the EOS 60Da, or the 550D + EF-S 18-55mm both from Canon or the Sony ILCE-7R ($1,899.99) which has better reviews.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Samsung NX300M supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by digital cameras of this age and type. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this digital camera. This camera also support video resolutions of 320 x 240 pixels and 1280 x 720 pixels and 1920 x 810 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.

This camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best supported video resolution amongst all digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to this camera.

Amongst comparable types of camera the worst supported video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels.

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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 commonly found maximum video resolution on high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Power

Good Battery Life

Two customers considered that the Samsung NX300M had a good battery life. Bhphotovideo.com said in their Samsung NX300M review “Good Battery Life”. Steve the Rx Man he mentioned on Bhphotovideo.com “Battery life was very good”.


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Released Over Two Years Ago

Samsung released the NX300M in April 2017.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung nx300m
Barcodes 00887276683799, 00887276695655, 00887276967899, 08806086082815, 08806086082846, 08806086084048, 08806086084079, 08806086474733, 08806086550574

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