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Samsung NX500

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A multi award winning and fully featured 28.2 megapixel digital camera
MILC 28.2MP CMOS White Jul 2015
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Samsung NX500 Review

With excellent reviews but mediocre features, we have ranked the Samsung NX500 number 222 across all digital cameras.
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46
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Why Has it Scored 47?

It has very good expert reviews and outstanding user reviews with 93% 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 digital cameras 2017.
Customers report excellent product quality, it is easy to use and good picture quality.
This Samsung 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

Should You Buy it Now?

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How Big is the Samsung NX500?

The Samsung NX500 is 119.4mm wide and 63.5mm tall. It is 43.2mm deep and weighs 285g.

Samsung NX500 front dimensions

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Samsung NX500 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

18 Industry Awards

This digital camera has received 18 awards from experts in digital cameras.

This Samsung digital camera received a "Recommended" award from review websites Trusted Reviews, Lydogbilde.no, Digitaltrends.com and Futurelooks.com all of whom said that this camera was very good.

This camera was given a "Highly Recommended" award by review websites Ljudochbild.se, Lydogbillede.dk and PhotographyBlog.com all of whom said that this Samsung camera was very good.

Review websites Reviewed.com, Photoreview.com.au and Ephotozine all concluded that this digital camera was marvellous and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

An additional three expert review sites endorsed this camera. This Samsung camera received an Ixbt.com "Original Design" award and the author at website Digifotopro.nl concluded that it was brilliant and gave it a "Gold" award. Furthermore, the author at review site Hardware.info thought that this camera was very good and gave it a "Bronze Award".

This digital camera received a "Silver" award from review website DP Review who said that this Samsung digital camera was great.

Expert Reviews Are Good

The average expert rating of this camera is 86% based on 55 expert reviews from sites including DP Review, PhotographyBlog.com, What Digital Camera and CNET.com. This means that digital camera experts think this digital camera is one of the better cameras.

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Owner Reviews Are Excellent

This Samsung camera has an outstanding average owner rating based on 133 owner reviews. Over 71% 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.

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Users Report Superior Product Quality

20 people said that the product was good quality.

Users Report it is Easy to Use

13 people who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was easy to use and four owners wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

33 people who reviewed the product concluded that it was able to produce good images, eight customers who reviewed it thought it had a good picture resolution and four owners said in their reviews that this digital camera had a good image sensor. two owners considered that this digital camera was good in low light.

Customers Report it is Robust

Four people wrote that the product was well made.

Users Report it is a Good Size

Nine customers who reviewed it thought it was compact and two customers who reviewed it said that it was lightweight.

Very Good Brand

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

Users Report Nice Design

Five people thought it was good looking and two customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was well designed.

Customers Report Good Video Capture

Three customers who purchased this digital camera wrote that it was good for video recording.

Customers Report Good Technical Features

Nine customers reckoned that it had good features.

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Seven owners wrote in their reviews that the Samsung NX500 was good value for money.

Customers Report Good Lens Quality

Nine customers thought it had a good lens.


Value For Money

Not Cheap

The price range of cameras is from $29 to $6,895. We think that this Samsung digital camera looks expensive compared to other cameras.

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Features

6480 X 4320 Pixels Image Resolution

The Samsung NX500 has a 6480 x 4320 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than the 2048 x 1536 pixels maximum image resolution found on most cameras. Cameras maximum image resolutions range from 2560 х 1280 pixels to 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Fairly High Megapixel

When compared to other digital cameras that we have assessed, the megapixel of the Samsung NX500 of 28.2 megapixels is one of the highest. The lowest megapixel of cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 80MP, and the average megapixel is 16MP.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 285 grams, the Samsung NX500 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Samsung NX500 has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Samsung NX500 has a relatively average display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Samsung NX500 has a self-timer, as do most of the other cameras.

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Fairly High Display Resolution (numeric)

At 1,036,000 pixel, the Samsung NX500 has a fairly high display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other cameras. The lowest display resolution (numeric) of cameras is 3 pixels, the highest is 16,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 600,000 pixels.

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The Samsung NX500 has an anti-dust function. Most of the other digital cameras also have an anti-dust function.

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Features Bluetooth

The Samsung NX500 features bluetooth. Most of the other cameras do not feature bluetooth.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Samsung NX500 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Samsung NX500 supports Full HD video. Most of the other cameras also support Full HD video.

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Very Small Maximum Aperture Number

At only 5.6, the Samsung NX500 has a quite small maximum aperture number compared to most of the other digital cameras. The smallest maximum aperture number of cameras is 1.8 and the largest is 130.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Samsung NX500 supports video capability, as do most of the other cameras.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Samsung NX500 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). Most of the other cameras also support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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4608 X 2592 Still Image Resolution

The Samsung NX500 has a 4608 x 2592 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most cameras. This Samsung camera also have a still image resolution(s) of 3264 x 2176 and 3328 x 1872. The best still image resolution of all cameras is 6016 x 4000 and the worst is S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664.

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370 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The Samsung NX500 is a camera that takes 370 shots battery life (CIPA standard).

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Has an External Flash Connector

The Samsung NX500 has an external flash connector. Most of the other cameras also have an external flash connector.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Samsung NX500 has a touchscreen. Most of the other cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Samsung NX500 has a vari-angle LCD display. Most of the other cameras also have a vari-angle LCD display.

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4096 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Samsung NX500 is 4096 x 2160 pixels. That's over nine times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels digital camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by cameras. 1280 x 720 pixels is also supported by this Samsung digital camera. In addition, this digital camera support video resolutions of 3840 x 2160 pixels and 1920 x 1080 pixels and 640 x 480 pixels.

A 4096 x 2160 pixels video resolutions is actually the best supported video resolution across all cameras.

A 320 x 120 pixels video resolutions is the worst supported video resolution amongst similar types of camera.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Samsung NX500 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other cameras also support Wi-Fi.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was July 2015 when this camera was released.


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