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Samsung NX100

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dreamwarecomputers.com Recommended Digicam Buyer.co.uk Editor's Choice PhotographyBlog.com Recommended What Digital Camera Recommended
A multi award winning and good spec SLR camera, with an Editor's Choice award from two expert review websites and 7 further awards from other expert sites
SLR 14.6MP 4592 X 3056 Pixels CMOS Jul 2012
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Samsung NX100 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Samsung NX100 number 768 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
92 Reviews + 9 Awards
76
Features
Good Features
61
Age
5 Years Old
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It has good expert reviews and superb user reviews with an average overall rating of 83%, based on 92 reviews. This digital camera has received nine awards including a "Recommended" award from Dreamwarecomputers.com plus three other sites and an "Editor's Choice" award from Digicam Buyer.co.uk plus one other site. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However this Samsung digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2018.
Customers report good picture quality, lens quality and that it is fairly priced. However they also report poor product quality.
The NX100 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
Wide range of minimum aperture numbers depending on lens used
Stunning photos in seconds
Snap stunning photos in style
Super large image sensor offers utmost image quality and rich natural colors
3.0" AMOLED display provides clear photo information at anytime, anywhere
Instantly capture those fleeting moments
Create HD movies like motion pictures
Creative effects, imaginative photos creative effects, imaginative photos
Sound with pictures
High sensitivity ISO 6400
Only 4592 x 3056 pixels image resolution
Only 1280 x 720 pixels video resolution

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How Big is the Samsung NX100?

The Samsung NX100 is 120.5mm wide and 71mm tall. It is 34.5mm deep and weighs 281g.

Samsung NX100 front dimensions
Samsung NX100 size in context

Samsung NX100 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Nine Industry Awards

This Samsung camera has received nine awards from digital camera experts.

The experts at four expert review sites all concluded that they would endorse this digital camera. This was from Dreamwarecomputers.com, What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com and Gagadget.com who gave it an "Recommended".

The authors at two other expert review sites both said that this Samsung digital camera was astonishingly good and gave it their highest award. This was from Digicam Buyer.co.uk and Photoxels.com who gave it an "Editor's Choice".

This digital camera received a "Platinum" award from website Buy-N-Shoot.com who said that this camera was terrific.

The experts at two other expert review sites both decided that this camera was very good. Letsgodigital.org/nl/ gave this Samsung digital camera an "Excellent" award and it received a "Technical Image Press Association Award" from Tipa.com.

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on 57 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, What Digital Camera, Ephotozine and Expert Reviews the average expert rating of this camera is 74%.

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Excellent User Reviews

Based on 35 user reviews the average user rating of this camera is fantastic. Over 94% of reviewers gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Customers Report Poor Product Quality

Two people who bought this digital camera thought it was not good quality.

  • The first thing that comes to most peoples mind is amazing picture quality and a seemingly endless amount of options…
  • Sadly Apple, your quality control leaves a lot to be desired…
  • Having had all sorts of point and shoot cameras these last few years and all have been very disappointing in image quality…

Samsung Has Very Good Camera Reviews

We checked 9,508 owner and expert reviews (including 2,242 verified purchases) for Samsung digital cameras and found that on average Samsung has very good ratings compared to other brands. 94% of those that bought a Samsung camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Eight customers who purchased the Samsung NX100 thought it was able to produce good images.

Customers Report Good Lens Quality

Five customers reckoned that it had a good lens and two owners said in their reviews that it had a good image stabiliser.

Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Two customers who purchased it agreed that it was good value for money.

Customers Report a Good Flash

Two owners wrote in their reviews that it had a good flash.

Users Report Excellent Design

Two people who reviewed it reckoned that it was good looking.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Three people who purchased it agreed that it was easy to use.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Four people who purchased it thought it was compact.

Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This camera was released in July 2012.

Features

Average Megapixels

The Samsung NX100's sensor megapixels of 14.6MP is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 37% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 4592 X 3056 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Samsung NX100 is 4592 x 3056 pixels. That's 12% lower image resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Across all digital cameras the best resolution is 8256 x 6192 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the optical zoom depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of optical zooms are possible with this camera.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Samsung NX100 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all cameras the worst resolution is 160 x 120 pixels and the best is 3840 x 3840 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as "HD 720".

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Samsung NX100 of only 3,200 is lower than 67% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The average maximum ISO sensitivity of all digital cameras is 14,000, with the lowest being 200 and the highest being 820,000.

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Very Slow Camera Shutter Speed

The camera shutter speed of the Samsung NX100 of only 0.00025s is slower than 82% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum aperture numbers are possible with this camera.

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Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

This camera has interchangeable lenses so whether this camera has an image stabilizer depends on the lens being used.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Samsung NX100 has a built-in flash. 68% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Samsung NX100 of 281g is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is heavier than 38% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Samsung NX100 has an HDMI port, which is unusual. 72% of cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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Has an External Flash Connector

The Samsung NX100 has an external flash connector, unlike 86% of cameras which do not have an external flash connector.

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Wide Range of Minimum Focal Lengths (35mm Film Equiv) Depending On Lens Used

This Samsung digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) are possible with this camera.

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420 Battery Life

The Samsung NX100 is a camera that takes 420 shots battery life. Most of the other cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Samsung NX100 supports video capability. 67% of digital cameras do not support video capability.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The Samsung NX100 features multi burst mode. 87% of cameras do not feature multi burst mode.

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Only 1280 X 1280 Still Image Resolution

The Samsung NX100 supports a maximum still image resolution of 1280 x 1280. That's 44% lower still image resolution than a 1712 x 1712 digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by digital cameras. The worst resolution of all cameras is 384 x 480 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The Samsung NX100 has an anti-dust function, which is unusual. 90% of cameras do not have an anti-dust function.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Samsung NX100's display diagonal of 3" is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 61% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Direct Printing

The Samsung NX100 supports direct printing. 88% of cameras do not support direct printing.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

evnx100zbannl, evnx100zbasnl, ext50200sb, exs30nb, exw20nb, sef42a, sef20a, sef15a

Barcodes:

00806071147413, 08806071147413, 08806071147420, 08806071177069, 08806071177076, 08806071177083, 08806071177113, 08806071177120

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