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Samsung NX300M vs Sony DSC-WX500

Samsung NX300M vs Sony DSC-WX500

Samsung NX300M

83

Overall Score

Samsung NX300M

£213.96
Our Verdict:
A gigantic MILC camera, terrific for wildlife photography
90
Reviews
7 Reviews
92
Value for Money
Excellent
83
Features
Fully-Featured
58
Age
2 Years Old
83
Overall Score
Excellent
MILC 20.3MP 5472 X 3648 Pixels CMOS Nov 2014
Camera Type Megapixels Maximum Image Resolution Sensor Type Release Date
Sony DSC-WX500

52

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A top-rated compact camera with good features but high running costs
79
Reviews
1,018 Reviews
69
Features
Good Features
59
Age
2 Years Old
52
Overall Score
Average
Compact 18.2MP 30x Yes Apr 2015
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Reviews & Awards

Awards
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Average Expert Rating
Average User Rating

Specification

Picture Quality

Camera Type  MILC
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 MILC
Megapixels 20.3MP
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18.2MP
Image Sensor Size Unknown - Click to provide data 1"
Still Image Resolution  5472 x 3648  5472 x 3080  3648 x 3648  3888 x 2592  3712 x 2088  2640 x 2640  2976 x 1984  2736 x 1824  2944 x 1656  2000 x 2000  1920 x 1080  1728 x 1152  1024 x 1024  4896 x 3672  11520 x 1080  3648 x 2736  3648 x 2432  7152 x 1080  3648 x 2056  2736 x 2736  2592 x 1944  2592 x 1728  1920 x 1920
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 5472 x 3648  5472 x 3080  3648 x 3648  3888 x 2592  3712 x 2088  2640 x 2640  2976 x 1984  2736 x 1824  2944 x 1656  2000 x 2000  1920 x 1080  1728 x 1152  1024 x 1024  4896 x 3672  11520 x 1080  3648 x 2736  3648 x 2432  7152 x 1080  3648 x 2056  2736 x 2736  2592 x 1944  2592 x 1728  1920 x 1920
Maximum Image Resolution  5472 x 3648
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 5472 x 3648
Sensor Type  CMOS  CMOS
Image Formats Supported  JPG  JPG
Image Sensor Size (W X H) Unknown - Click to provide data
Total Megapixels 21.6MP Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour  White  White

Lens System

Optical Zoom 30x
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Digital Zoom 2x
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120x
Minimum Aperture Number 3.5 3.5
Maximum Aperture Number 22
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6.4
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 84.7mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 27.7mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspherical Lens 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Structure (elements/groups) Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Mount Interface  Samsung NX  Samsung NX
Diaphragm Blade 7 Unknown - Click to provide data
Filter Size 58mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Mounting Type  Bayonet  Bayonet

Focusing

Closest Focusing Distance 0.28m Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes  single  continuous  Single Auto Focus  Continuous Auto Focus  Face detection  contrast detection  Contrast Detection Auto Focus  single  continuous  Single Auto Focus  Continuous Auto Focus  Face detection  contrast detection  Contrast Detection Auto Focus
Auto Focus (AF) Points 247 Unknown - Click to provide data

Light Exposure

ISO Sensitivity  Auto
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 Auto
Light Exposure Modes  shutter priority  aperture priority  Auto  Manual  Shutter priority AE  Aperture priority AE  aperture priori  Shutter priori
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 shutter priority  aperture priority  Auto  Manual  Shutter priority AE  Aperture priority AE  aperture priori  Shutter priori
Maximum ISO Sensitivity 25,600
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12,800
Minimum ISO Sensitivity 100 80
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Light Metering  Evaluative (Multi-pattern)  Centre-weighted  Spot  evaluative  Multi-pattern  Evaluative (Multi-pattern)  Centre-weighted  Spot  evaluative  Multi-pattern
Light Exposure Correction  ± 3EV (1/3EV step)  ± 3EV (1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Control  Program AE  Program  Program AE  Program

Shutter

Camera Shutter Speed 1s 1s
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed 30s 30s
Camera Shutter Type  Electronic  Electronic

Flash

Flash Modes  Auto  Fill-in  Flash on  Flash off  Red-eye reduction  Slow synchronization  Auto  Fill-in  Flash on  Flash off  Red-eye reduction  Slow synchronization
Flash Guide Number 8m Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Sync-Speed 1s Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Range (tele) Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Range (wide) Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Exposure Correction  ±2EV (1/2, 1/3 EV step)
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 ±2EV (1/2, 1/3 EV step)

Video

Maximum Video Resolution  1920 x 1080  1920 x 1080
Video Resolution  1920 x 1080  1920 x 810  1280 x 720  640 x 480  320 x 240  1920 x 1080  1920 x 810  1280 x 720  640 x 480  320 x 240
Motion JPEG Frame Rate 60fps Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Formats Supported  MP4  H.264  AVCHD  AVC  MP4  H.264  AVCHD  AVC
Analog Signal Format System  PAL  PAL N  NTSC  NTSC/PAL  PAL/NTSC  PAL  PAL N  NTSC  NTSC/PAL  PAL/NTSC
Resolution At Capture Speed  1920x1080@60fps  1920x1080@30fps  1280×720@60fps  1920x1080@50fps  1920x1080@60fps  1920x1080@30fps  1280×720@60fps  1920x1080@50fps
HD Type  Full HD  HD  Full HD  HD

Audio

Audio System  Stereo  Stereo
Audio Formats Supported  AAC++  AAC++

Memory

Maximum Memory Card Size 128GB Unknown - Click to provide data
Compatible Memory Cards  SDXC  SDHC  SD  MS PRO  MS Micro (M2)  MS Duo  MS PRO Duo  MS Pro-HG  MS Pro-HG Duo  MicroSD (TransFlash)  MicroSDHC  MicroSDXC  microSD  SDXC  SDHC  SD  MS PRO  MS Micro (M2)  MS Duo  MS PRO Duo  MS Pro-HG  MS Pro-HG Duo  MicroSD (TransFlash)  MicroSDHC  MicroSDXC  microSD
Memory Slots 1 1

Display

Display Diagonal 3.31"
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3"
Field of View 100% Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution 768,000 pixels 921,600 pixels
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Display Resolution  800 x 480
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 800 x 480
Display Aspect Ratio  4:3  4:3
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Display  OLED
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 OLED

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Screen Size Unknown - Click to provide data 0.2"

Ports & Interfaces

USB Connector Type  USB  USB
HDMI Connector Type  Micro  Micro
HDMI Version  1.4a
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 1.4a
USB Connector  Micro-USB  Micro-USB

Camera

White Balance  Auto  Tungsten  Fluorescent  Cloudy  Daylight  Flash  Custom modes  custom m  cus  Incandescent  Shade  Auto  Tungsten  Fluorescent  Cloudy  Daylight  Flash  Custom modes  custom m  cus  Incandescent  Shade
Shooting Modes  Auto  Lens priority  Shutter priority  Aperture priority  Manual  Aperture pr  Scene  Movie  Mo  Auto  Lens priority  Shutter priority  Aperture priority  Manual  Aperture pr  Scene  Movie  Mo
Photo Effects  Vivid  Black&White  Vivid  Black&White
Self-Timer Delay
Camera File System  DPOF 1.1  Exif 2.2  Exif 2.21  RAW  DCF  DPOF  Exif  Exif 2.3  DPOF 1.1  Exif 2.2  Exif 2.21  RAW  DCF  DPOF  Exif  Exif 2.3
Camera Playback  Movie  Single image  Slide show  Thumbnails  Thumbnail  Single  Movie  Single image  Slide show  Thumbnails  Thumbnail  Single
Playback Modes  Slideshow  Slideshow
Scene Modes  Fireworks  Landscape  Night  Night portrait  Portrait  Sunset  Beach  Snow  Sports  Twilight  Fireworks  Landscape  Night  Night portrait  Portrait  Sunset  Beach  Snow  Sports  Twilight
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages  NOR  RUS  ENG  FIN  FRE  DEU  LIT  ITA  POL  POR  ESP  SWE  TUR  HUN  KOR  CHI (TR)  CHI (SIMPL)  CRO  PER  EN  ES  F  DAN  DUT  ARA  GRE  EST  HEB  SER  CZE  LAV  THA  NOR  RUS  ENG  FIN  FRE  DEU  LIT  ITA  POL  POR  ESP  SWE  TUR  HUN  KOR  CHI (TR)  CHI (SIMPL)  CRO  PER  EN  ES  F  DAN  DUT  ARA  GRE  EST  HEB  SER  CZE  LAV  THA

Weight & Dimensions

Weight 310g 209g
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Height 63.7mm 58.1mm
Depth 42.7mm 35.5mm
Width 122mm 101.6mm
Weight (including Battery) Unknown - Click to provide data 236g

Battery

Power Source Type  Battery  Battery
Battery Supported 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Type Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Battery Life 2.75h 3.33h
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Battery Capacity 1,130mAh Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Life 330 shots 400 shots
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Operational Conditions

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data

System Requirements

Minimum Processor Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum RAM 256MB Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Hard Disk Space 110MB Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

Bundled Software Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included  USB  Micro-USB  micro USB  USB  Micro-USB  micro USB
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Other Features

Camera Shutter Speed

Technical Details

Image Processor  BIONZ  BIONZ
Silent Shooting
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