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Samsung NX30

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A multi award winning and fully featured bridge digital camera, with an Editor's Choice award from three expert review websites and 14 further awards from other expert sites
Bridge 20.3MP Yes 5472 X 3648 Pixels Jul 2015
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Samsung NX30 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Samsung NX30 number 270 in best selling cameras and number 275 across all digital cameras.
94
Reviews
105 Reviews + 17 Awards
61
Value for Money
Good
82
Features
Fully-Featured
76
Age
2 Years Old
79
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 79?

It has great expert reviews and superb user reviews with 94% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others. This digital camera has received 17 awards including a "Recommended" award from Altomdata.dk plus eight other sites and an "Editor's Choice" award from Reviewed.com plus two other sites. 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 digital cameras 2018.
Customers report good screen / viewfinder, excellent product quality and great technical features.
The NX30 has some great features:
Higher than average megapixels
5472 x 3648 pixels image resolution
Higher than average maximum ISO sensitivity
Average minimum aperture number
The beauty of being connected
Lights, camera, action
Automatic back-up
Panorama ready
The filters you want
Smart shortcuts

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for everyday photography, ranking number 266 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 278 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for portrait photography, ranking number 229 in portrait photography cameras.
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Portrait Photography
Very Good
78
Landscape Photography
Very Good
79
Everyday Photography
Very Good
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

Samsung NX30 Video Reviews

How Big is the Samsung NX30?

The Samsung NX30 is 41.7mm wide and 95.5mm tall. It is 127mm deep and weighs 375g.

Samsung NX30 front dimensions
Samsung NX30 size in context

Samsung NX30 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

17 Industry Awards

Expert review sites rave about this digital camera and have given it 17 awards.

Websites Altomdata.dk, Gagadget.com, Smartson.se, M3.idg.se, Vido.com.ua, Techradar, Alphr.com, Pocket Lint and Trusted Reviews all endorse this Samsung digital camera and have given it their "Recommended" award.

This camera received an "Editor's Choice" award from review websites Reviewed.com, Digitaltrends.com and Tomsguide.com all of whom concluded that this Samsung camera was amazingly good.

This digital camera was given a "Highly Recommended" award by both websites Ephotozine and PhotographyBlog.com, both of which thought that this camera was great.

The authors at two other expert review sites both liked this Samsung digital camera. This camera received a "Gold" award from website What Digital Camera and it received a "Silver" award from review site DP Review who decided it was very good.

The author at one more expert review site concluded that this digital camera was very good. This was from 01net.com who gave it an "4 Star".

Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on 45 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, DP Review, What Digital Camera and Trusted Reviews this camera has an overall expert rating of 82%.

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Excellent Owner Reviews

On average, based on 60 owner reviews this camera has a fantastic overall owner rating. Over 76% of reviewers gave this digital camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 94% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Three customers mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good viewfinder and two people who purchased the Samsung NX30 thought it had a good screen.

  • Love the adjustable viewfinder and also rotating 3" screen…
    Jakesj (Walmart.com) - September 2015
  • When you are using the view finder the preview is displayed in it…
  • The view finder is such a plus…
  • The display is so amazing! The ergonomic design is perfect for medium hands…
  • The additional features are very nice, like a fully articulating screen and END, 1/8000 shutter speed, digital video stabilization, time lapse interval photos, added buttons, full manual controls from phone app, custom on dial presets, etc…
    ELW (Bhphotovideo.com) - September 2014

Users Report Great Product Quality

Two customers who reviewed the Samsung NX30 wrote that it was good quality.

Users Report Good Technical Features

Four owners wrote in their reviews that the product had good features.

Customers Report Nice Design

Two people who reviewed the Samsung NX30 wrote that it was well designed.

Samsung Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 9,733 expert and user reviews (including 2,325 verified purchases) for Samsung digital cameras and found that on average Samsung has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. 94% of those that bought a Samsung digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Good Video Capture

Two owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was good for video recording.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Six owners who reviewed it considered that it was easy to use.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Six customers who reviewed the Samsung NX30 thought it was able to produce good images.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and good features but is over 6 months old, and at £1,299.99 it is in the most expensive 25% of digital cameras.

Cheaper Price Found in the United States

We found a cheaper price for the Samsung NX30 of $538.00 (£740.45) in the United States. That's a saving of £559.54.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This camera was released in July 2015.

Features

Higher Than Average Megapixels

The Samsung NX30's sensor megapixels of 20.3MP is in the highest 14% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Digital cameras have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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5472 X 3648 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Samsung NX30 is 5472 x 3648 pixels. That's 25% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all cameras the best resolution is 8256 x 6192 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on cameras.

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The average maximum ISO sensitivity of all cameras is 14,000, with the lowest being 200 and the highest being 820,000. The Samsung NX30's maximum ISO sensitivity of 25,600 is higher than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 11% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Samsung NX30's minimum aperture number of 3.5 is relatively standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 98% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Samsung NX30 has an image stabilizer, as do 78% of cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Samsung NX30 has a built-in flash. 68% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Heavier Than Average

The weight of the Samsung NX30 of 375g is in the heaviest 30% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. Cameras have weights of between 50g and 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Samsung NX30 of 3" is relatively typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 36% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Samsung NX30 does not have a GPS (satellite). 89% of cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Higher Than Average Magnification

The magnification of the Samsung NX30 of 0.96x is higher than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 19% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Samsung NX30 supports Wi-Fi, unlike 69% of cameras which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Samsung NX30 has a vari-angle LCD display, which is unusual. 83% of cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Shorter Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Samsung NX30's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 27.7mm is shorter than average when compared to most other cameras. It is shorter than 73% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Samsung NX30 has a touchscreen. 83% of digital cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The Samsung NX30 features multi burst mode. 87% of cameras do not feature multi burst mode.

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Has a USB Connectivity

The Samsung NX30 has a USB connectivity, which is unusual. 87% of cameras do not have a USB connectivity.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Samsung NX30 supports Full HD video. 76% of cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Samsung NX30 has a self-timer, unlike 82% of cameras which do not have a self-timer.

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Has an External Flash Connector

The Samsung NX30 has an external flash connector. 86% of cameras do not have an external flash connector.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The Samsung NX30's display resolution of 1,040,000 pixels is higher than 83% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The display resolutions of cameras range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1920 x 810|1280 x 720|640 x 480|320 x 240 pixels, which is the most commonly supported resolution on cameras.

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Samsung NX30 has a shoe mounting point. 89% of digital cameras do not have a shoe mounting point.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The smallest digital zoom of cameras is 1x, the biggest is 810x, and the average digital zoom is 12x. The digital zoom of the Samsung NX30 of only 2x is smaller than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is smaller than 92% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Samsung NX30 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 87% of cameras do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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360 Battery Life

Most cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life, including the Samsung NX30 which takes 360 battery life.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Samsung NX30 features flash exposure compensation, which is unusual. 79% of digital cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Smaller Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The Samsung NX30's maximum aperture number of only 6.3 is in the smallest 12% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Microphone in

The Samsung NX30 has a microphone in. 88% of cameras do not have a microphone in.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung sasevnx30zzbgb, samsung evnx30zzbgbus

Barcodes:

00641438697754, 00887276956152, 08806085972698, 08806085972810, 08806085973589, 08806085978430, 08806086135337, 08806086170024, 08806086202442, 08806086456364, 08806086739931

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