If you are thinking about buying a Samsung digital camera then our handy guide provides you with all the key info at a glance. Our objective, impartial comparison of digital camera brands is compiled by analysing over 35,000 user and expert reviews and 690+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 1,900 digital cameras.
Samsung are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and award winning digital cameras. Their digital cameras start at $60 for the Gear 360 which has a weight of 130g, an optical zoom of 1x and is a compact digital camera and go up to $1,530 for the NX1 which has a weight of 550g, an optical zoom of §x and is a mirrorless digital camera. The average price of a new Samsung digital camera is $380.
Samsung are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and award winning digital cameras.
Is Samsung the Best Digital Camera Brand?
So are Samsung digital cameras any good? We give every digital camera a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all digital cameras we are able to impartially rank all the digital camera brands.
Samsung is ranked the No. 6 best digital camera brand.
Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Samsung is the 6th best digital camera brand out there.
Let's look at how Samsung digital cameras compare to the other digital camera brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.
All digital camera Brands
Samsung Digital Cameras
Samsung have better reviews than the typical digital camera brand, with the average rating of a Samsung digital camera being 72%.
The average review score for a Samsung digital camera is 72%.
There's a smaller selection of Samsung digital cameras available compared to other digital camera brands, with only 35 Samsung digital cameras currently on the market in the US. Samsung digital cameras also tend to be cheaper than most other digital camera brands however they are still a less popular choice with consumers.
No. Of Digital Cameras
Average Price $558
Price Distribution of All Digital Cameras
No. Of Digital Cameras
Average Price $380
Price Distribution of Samsung Digital Cameras
What Do the Samsung Digital Camera Reviews Say?
We've added up all the reviews for every Samsung digital camera to work out the average distribution of reviews for Samsung and then compared this to the other digital camera brands.
Samsung has a lower proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its digital cameras than most other brands.
Over 87% of expert reviews and 80% of user reviews for Samsung digital cameras are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 89% and 84% respectively across all Digital Camera brands.
Purchasers of Samsung digital cameras frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use, and they have won 80+ awards.
In the table below we compare the average review score given to Samsung digital cameras by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other digital camera brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.
How Many Industry Awards Have Samsung Digital Cameras Received?
After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 83 industry awards for Samsung digital cameras. The table below compares the number of awards received by Samsung to other popular digital camera brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.
Samsung has won 83 awards for its digital cameras.
We checked over 35,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Samsung digital cameras. over 50 of these reviews mention reliability of which 84% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Samsung digital camera owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.
84% of reviewers think Samsung digital cameras are reliable.
So, most people think that Samsung digital cameras are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Samsung digital cameras that mention reliability:
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The 10-megapixel EX1 high-end digital compact from Samsung is built like a tank – not as regards size
It feels more fragile than other digital cameras we have owned
The service told me that the camera is broken
What is the Best Mid-Range Samsung Digital Camera?
If you're looking for a high end Samsung digital camera then the Samsung NX2000 takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 77, but is a bit more expensive at $650.
Features We Love:
High megapixels (20.3MP)
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution (1920x1080 pixels)
High maximum ISO sensitivity (25,600)
Large minimum aperture number (3.5)
A classic and fully featured 228g digital camera. It has an image stabiliser and a touchscreen, is 3D and supports Wi-Fi. Multiple reviews mentioned that it has a good lens and it produces very good images, and easy to use.
Value for Money
Customers report that Samsung NX2000 has fantastic user reviews with an average user rating of 96%, based on 28 reviews.
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The Samsung NX2000 is 119mm wide, 64.5mm tall, 35.7mm deep and weighs 228g.
The cheapest price that we could find for the NX2000 in the US is $650.00 but in total we found only 1 price for it.