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Samsung NX300 Digital Camera

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MILC 20.3MP CMOS Oct 2014
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Advanced 20.3M APS-C CMOS Sensor Worthy of professional photographers, but made for the enthusiast, the 20.3MP APS-C CMOS sensor now with Phase detection AF delivers high-quality images and... More
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48 Reasons For

Twenty-One Industry Awards

This Samsung camera has received twenty-one awards from experts.

This MILC camera was given an "Editor's Choice" award by PC Mag, Digitaltrends.com, CNET.co.uk, Photoreview.com.au, Log.com.tr and Reviewed.com all of whom thought that this digital camera was brilliant.

The writers at Ephotozine, PhotographyBlog.com, Lydogbilde.no, Ljudochbild.se and Lydogbillede.dk all said that this digital camera was very good and gave it their "Highly Recommended" award.

The experts at Trusted Reviews, Techradar, Pcauthority.com.au, Pocket Lint and Hardwarezone.com.ph all concluded that concluded that they would recommend this Samsung digital camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

This camera received a "Silver" from both Onfoto.ru and Digifotopro.nl, both of which decided that this Samsung camera was great.

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Good Expert Reviews

Fifty-six experts from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine and Trusted Reviews have rated this MILC camera on average 84%.

Excellent Owner Reviews

Based on 197 owner reviews this camera has an average owner rating of 90%.

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Some customers who bought it considered that it was well made. Three years ago Brett Danger gave the product a rating of 5 stars and he said in his Samsung NX300 review “Also have wifi built in so my wife can share”. Enrique Gonzalez mentioned “The camera built in presets do a fantastic job, I've taken hand-held night shots that would have never been possible with my Canon”. Expert website Ephotozine.com said in their review of this digital camera “A good range of Wi-Fi features built in”.

Several people who reviewed this digital camera thought it was reliable. Videomaker.com wrote in their review four years ago “Fast, reliable autofocus, excellent color reproduction” . Alphr.com mentioned in the same month “Feature-packed and with dependable image quality” in their review of this digital camera.

One customer who reviewed the Samsung NX300 wrote that it was strong and durable. Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned in their review on expert review site Expert Reviews “Rating based on the 18-55mm kit Samsung's NX system has always faced tough competition from other CSCs, such as the Sony NEX, Panasonic G”.

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Nice Design

A number of Samsung NX300 owners reckoned that the product was good looking. Amateurphotographer.co.uk mentioned in their review of this digital camera “The new model is more stylish when viewed from the front”. Pocket-Lint.com said in their review of this digital camera on expert review site Pocket Lint “There's a pretty heady mix of specs inside its beautiful retro body, with - to coin a cliché - something fo” and rated the product 5 stars. Expert review site Telegraph.co.uk mentioned “It makes pretty decent cameras, too”.

One customer who reviewed the product thought it was retro. Gardening Girl wrote in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “It is very attractive, has a retro look” but they only gave it a score of 60 out of 100. One person who bought it reckoned that it was neat. Jon Seymour he mentioned on Amazon “A really neat feature is "Best Face" which actually takes 5 different shots in succession” in his Samsung NX300 review.

One customer who bought the Samsung NX300 concluded that it was smooth. Slim said on Amazon “So far everythi g is going smooth” in their Samsung NX300 review.

One Samsung NX300 reviewer said in their reviews that the Samsung NX300 was luxurious. Expert review site Expertreviews.co.uk said in their review of the Samsung NX300 four years ago “A luxurious compact system camera with big improvements across the board” and rated this digital camera 5 stars.

One Samsung NX300 owner reckoned that it was well designed. Four years ago expert website Digitalversus.com gave the Samsung NX300 a score of 80 out of 100 and mentioned “It's well made, well designed, well thought out” in their review of this digital camera.

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Easy to Use

Seven Samsung NX300 reviewers who purchased the product mentioned that it was easy to use. Amazon Customer wrote in their Samsung NX300 review on Amazon “Really should have a higher rating like 10, really easy to use” and gave the product a score of 5 stars. Dalai Laban mentioned on Amazon “We are still learning to use it” however despite that they only gave the Samsung NX300 a score of 3 stars. Nickpa said on Amazon “And for someone who knows next to nothing about photography it is easy to use with its Automatic adjustments”.

One Samsung NX300 reviewer who reviewed it said that it was easy to use the menus. Gardening Girl said in their review of the Samsung NX300 “Other good features are the full range of settings expected in a digital camera, WiFi feature which worked really well in allowing me to upload pictures directly to Picasa”.

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Good Technical Features

Some people who purchased the Samsung NX300 concluded that it had good features. Shoppinggeek gave it a rating of 5 stars and said “My favorite features are the one-button panoramas (see user photos)”. Expert website Videomaker.com wrote “Samsung NX300 is the new flagship model in the NX series delivering advanced and practical features for the professional photographer”. Four years ago Goodgearguide.com.au rated this digital camera 70 out of 100 and wrote on expert website Good Gear Guide.com.au “It has plenty of Wi-Fi features to play with, too.” in their Samsung NX300 review.

Good Product Quality

Some Samsung NX300 owners who reviewed the product reckoned that it was good quality. @madesignuk mentioned “The camera is well refined, semi-pro camera overall quality is really impressive” in their review. Bianca wrote two years ago “The quality output is superb! There is so much you can do with this camera” in her review of this digital camera. Enrique Gonzalez wrote in his Samsung NX300 review “Decided I did not want to loose the quality of the APS-C sensor, there's many reasons to go with Micro Four Thirds”.

Good Connectivity

Several Samsung NX300 reviewers considered that it was wifi compatible. Bianca said two years ago “Still loving it! It is worth noting that this camera has WiFi capabilities and when setup, is able to email photos or upload to Facebook directly from the camera!” in her review of this digital camera and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Jon Seymour wrote “The camera is equipped with WiFi which you can link directly to your PC using the software provided, or to your iOS/Android device via the free app available” in his review of this digital camera. Pcmag.com wrote in their review “The Samsung NX300 is a speedy mirrorless compact that captures excellent images and offers well-executed integrated Wi-Fi for easy online photo sharing” .

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was good in terms of USB connections. Three years ago @madesignuk said on Amazon “The dreadful uploading software - means that the old USB cable is best used!”.

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Good Size

Twenty-nine Samsung NX300 owners who purchased the product thought it was compact. Jon Seymour said “It really does do exactly what it says on the box.I had been looking to take the leap from compact camera to full on DSLR.” in his Samsung NX300 review. Jon Seymour also mentioned “For anyone looking to upgrade from a compact camera to a more professional camera, then I can think of no better product than this one”. Three years ago Jospeh C. Mccullough said in his review of this digital camera “I love the compact size”.

A few Samsung NX300 reviewers who purchased it reckoned that it was a good body shape. Expert review site Digitalcamerareview.com gave the Samsung NX300 a rating of 5 stars and said “It offers a classic leatherette skin draped over a sleek metal body”.

One Samsung NX300 reviewer who purchased this digital camera thought it was heavy and bulky. Bianca said on Amazon two years ago “Don't want to lug around a bulky camera” in her review of this digital camera and gave the product a rating of 5 stars.

One Samsung NX300 reviewer mentioned that it was thick. One Samsung NX300 reviewer wrote in their reviews that the product was lightweight. Digitalspidey.com mentioned “That's because it is so lightweight” in their Samsung NX300 review.

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Good Quality Pictures

Some Samsung NX300 owners agreed that the product was able to produce good images. Bianca said in her review of the Samsung NX300 on Amazon “With a little familiarization, who can take great professional looking photos”. Brett Danger he said on Amazon “Based on that, I wanted to get a camera that would take as good of photos as my Nikon.” in his review. Brett Danger also wrote “The touch screen focusing really helps the wife take better photos”.

A number of people who reviewed this digital camera wrote that it had a good image sensor. Expert website Videomaker.com said in their review of this digital camera four years ago “With a 20.3 Megapixel APS - CMOS sensor the NX300 is capable o” . Macworld.com mentioned on expert review site Mac World in the same month “Its large APS-C sensor, sharp kit lens” in their review of this digital camera. Expert review site Cnet.co.uk mentioned also four years ago “The NX300 boasts a new sensor, articulated screen and faster responses” .

Five people who purchased it reckoned that it had a good picture resolution. Gardening Girl wrote “Still see what you are shooting” . Four years ago Ephotozine.com wrote on expert website Ephotozine “Introduces a large 3.3inch 760k dot tilting touch-screen, improved focus speed and slightly quicker continuous shooting, as well as a new two-tone design, available in black/brown/white” in their review. Expert review site Ubergizmo.com wrote also four years ago “It’s easy to bring along for city walks or travel, makes shooting fun” .

A few customers thought the product had a good ISO range. Smh.com.au mentioned in their review of the Samsung NX300 “The iLens has a button on the barrel giving instant access to ISO, exposure compensatio”. One Samsung NX300 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it was good in low light. Four years ago expert review site Itproportal.com said in their Samsung NX300 review “Low light performance is among the best you could hope”.

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Good Quality Lens

Some Samsung NX300 owners mentioned in their reviews that it had a good lens. Gardening Girl said in their review “Took nice pictures, liked the lens selection.” . Jtownsiv mentioned “The video quality was awesome and it did work well, I also found the 18-55 OIS lens to be nice” in their review of this digital camera. Expert review site Videomaker.com said “The NX300 is a compact, mirrorless, interchangeable lens camera that allows you greater fle” in their review.

Some Samsung NX300 owners who reviewed it agreed that it had a good autofocus. Enrique Gonzalez mentioned on Amazon “It has 105 focus points vs 9 on the Rebels”. Jon Seymour said on Amazon “This means you can rapidly swap focus between background or foreground depending on your subject” and gave the product a score of 5 stars. Four years ago expert website Techradar.com/au/ wrote “A large, vibrant screen, 20.3 megapixel sensor, 1/6000 sec maximum shutter speed and best focus time of just 0.08 seconds s”.

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Good Screen / Viewfinder

Four Samsung NX300 reviewers who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it had a good screen. Gardening Girl mentioned “The newest model has a screen that flips up 90 degrees for selfies”. Shoppinggeek mentioned on Amazon “I also love the touch display and the RAW format, which I've never had before” in their Samsung NX300 review. Four years ago expert review site Ephotozine.com said in their Samsung NX300 review “The Samsung NX300 is an welcome refresh to the Samsung NX range, with an impressive 3.31 inch touch screen (the largest on any mirrorless camera”.

Some customers who bought the product thought it was mirrorless. Four years ago Techguide.com.au mentioned in their review of the Samsung NX300 “A DSLM (digital single lens mirrorless) with an APS-C (advanced photo system type C) sensor? What a curious beast”. Gadgetsmagazine.com.ph said “The Samsung NX300 is a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera that features wireless capabilities” in their review.

One person who bought this digital camera considered that it had a good viewfinder. Photoreview.com.au wrote “The lack of a built-in viewfinder will be off-putting for” in their review of this digital camera and gave the product a rating of 4 stars.

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Reasonably Priced

Some Samsung NX300 reviewers who reviewed this digital camera thought it was good value for money. Enrique Gonzalez said on Amazon “The price is perfect and it comes with Adobe Lightroom” in his review and rated it as very good. Jospeh C. Mccullough wrote in his review of the Samsung NX300 “You get a fine camera and a fine price, Nikon and Canon better watch out” and rated it 5 stars. Photoreview.com.au mentioned “With its competitive price tag, abundance of features”.

Some people who bought it considered that it was a bargain for the price. Shoppinggeek said in their review of the Samsung NX300 three years ago “I'm surprised that a memory card does not come with the camera since they are so cheap and you cannot use the camera without one” and scored the product very highly. Suzukiboy mentioned in their Samsung NX300 review on Amazon “Found a great deal from Asda of all places for” and rated the Samsung NX300 as very good.

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Good Support

Several people mentioned in their reviews that the product had good technical guidance. Jon Seymour mentioned in his review of the Samsung NX300 on Amazon four years ago “For the more experienced photographer, there are many manual modes to choose from, so that you have a lot more control over the pictures that you wish to take”. Mr. Jonny Blond wrote in their review of this digital camera three years ago “The manual and quick start was in German” and rated the Samsung NX300 as very good. Fatducktech.com mentioned “I went hands on with it, with a little help from the world's fastest man” in their Samsung NX300 review.

Good Video Capture

A few Samsung NX300 reviewers who reviewed it concluded that it was good for video recording. Mr. Jonny Blond said on Amazon “Just a quick review for now as I have only just received the camera.I bought it as we have just had a Baby and wanted great pictures and video”. Expert website Digitaltrends.com said four years ago “This would be a great next-step camera for someone who wants high-quality stills and solid videos from an interchangeable lens ca” in their Samsung NX300 review. Popphoto.com wrote “Its dedicated movie button lets you switch to recording video quickly” in their Samsung NX300 review.

Samsung Has Good Camera Reviews

Samsung is one of the better rated camera brands according to average reviews from owners and experts, and Samsung also has good reviews for its MILC digital cameras.

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Good Flash

One Samsung NX300 reviewer thought it had a good flash. Jon Seymour wrote on Amazon “Bundled with the kit is a hot shoe micro flash, which is good enough for most tasks”.

Good Exposure Control

One customer said in their reviews that it had good exposure controls.

Good Battery Life

One Samsung NX300 reviewer who reviewed it considered that it had a good battery life. Nickpa mentioned “The battery drains FAST”.

Acceptable Noise Level

One Samsung NX300 reviewer wrote in their reviews that it was noisy. Expert review site Digital-Photography-School.com mentioned “Samsung has not been overly noisy about its NX line of mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras”.

Has a GPS (satellite)

has a GPS (satellite)

Unlike most of the other similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the NX300 which do not have a GPS (satellite), the Samsung NX300 has a GPS (satellite).

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Quite Large Display Diagonal

At 3.31 inches, the Samsung NX300 has a fairly large display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras that are a comparable age to the NX300. The smallest display diagonal of MILC digital cameras that were released more than two years ago is 2.5", the largest is 4.8", and the average display diagonal is 3".

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Samsung NX300 supports wi-Fi, unlike most of the other cameras of this age and type which do not support wi-Fi.

We compared all the other cameras which support wi-Fi to this digital camera and we think a cheaper digital camera such as the Sony Alpha A5100[plb_2417436_price] or you might consider a higher scoring digital camera such as the Sony Alpha A6000[plb_2165999_price] are also worth considering.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Samsung NX300 supports Full HD video. Most of the other MILC digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the NX300 also support Full HD video.

We compared this camera to all the other cameras which support Full HD video and we think a cheaper camera such as the Sony Alpha A5100[plb_2417436_price] or you might consider a better rated camera such as the Sony Alpha A6000[plb_2165999_price] are also worth considering.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is typical of many MILC digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

If the memory card type of this MILC camera is not good enough for you then you might want to look at the Sony Alpha A5100[plb_2417436_price] (MS PRO Duo|MS Pro-HG Duo|MS XC-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC and cheaper); or the Sony Alpha A6000[plb_2165999_price] (MS PRO Duo|MS Pro-HG Duo|MS XC-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC and higher rated).

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Electronic Camera Shutter Type

This digital camera has an Electronic camera shutter type, which is the most frequently found camera shutter type on similar spec cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Stereo Audio System

This digital camera has a Stereo audio system, which is the most commonly found audio system on digital cameras of this spec and age.

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Supports Four Image Formats Supporteds

The number of supported image formats on the Samsung NX300 is more than most MILC digital cameras that have been available for more than two years. This camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by comparable spec cameras that were launched more than two years ago. The image formats supporteds "EXIF", "MPO" and "RAW" are also supported by this Samsung camera.

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Has Three Image Editings

The number of image editing modes found on the Samsung NX300 is more than most MILC digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to it. This camera has a Rotating image editing, which is the most frequently found image editing found on similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. The image editings "Crop" and "Resizing" are also found on this Samsung digital camera.

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Quite High Motion JPEG Frame Rate

The Samsung NX300 has one of the higher motion JPEG frame rates (60 frames per second) amongst MILC digital cameras of this age. The lowest motion JPEG frame rate of similar spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago is 24fps and the highest is 60fps.

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Fairly Large Maximum Memory Card Size

With a maximum memory card size of 128 gigabytes, the Samsung NX300 has one of the larger maximum memory card sizes amongst MILC digital cameras of this age. The maximum memory card sizes of digital cameras that are a similar age to the NX300 range from 8GB to 130GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 87GB.

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Fairly High ISO Sensitivity (max)

Cameras of this spec and age have ISO sensitivity (max)s of between 1,600 and 410,000, and the average ISO sensitivity (max) is 24,000. At 25,600, the Samsung NX300 has a fairly high ISO sensitivity (max) compared to most of the other cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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5472 X 3080 Still Image Resolution(s)

The Samsung NX300 has a higher still image resolution than most digital cameras of this type and age. This camera has a 5472 x 3080 still image resolution(s), whereas most digital cameras of this type and age have a 1920 x 1080 still image resolution(s). In addition, this Samsung camera have still image resolution(s)s of 1024 x 1024, 1728 x 1152, 2000 x 2000, 2640 x 2640, 2736 x 1824, 2944 x 1656, 2976 x 1984, 3648 x 3648 and 3712 x 2088 and 3888 x 2592. The worst still image resolution of all MILC digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the NX300 is 1024 x 768 and the best is 6000 x 4000.

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Very Big Frame Rate

Across all the cameras of this type and age the frame rates range from 1.5fps to 60fps. At 60 frames per second, the Samsung NX300 has a very big frame rate compared to most of the other cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Has Seven White Balances

The Samsung NX300 has a greater number of white balance modes than most cameras of this type and age. This digital camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on digital cameras of this age and spec. The white balances "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Flash", "Fluorescent" and "Tungsten" are also found on this Samsung digital camera.

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Quite Small ISO Sensitivity (min)

With an ISO sensitivity (min) of only 100, the Samsung NX300 has a fairly small ISO sensitivity (min) compared to most of the other cameras of this age and spec. Digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have ISO sensitivity (min)s of between 50 and 200.

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5472 X 3648 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 5472 x 3648 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum image resolution on digital cameras of this age and type.

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Supports Nine ISO Sensitivitys

The Samsung NX300 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This digital camera supports a 200 ISO sensitivity, which is the most commonly supported ISO sensitivity supported by comparable spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the NX300. The ISO sensitivitys "100", "400", "800", "1600", "3200", "6400", "12800" and "25600" are also supported by this Samsung digital camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

This digital camera supports a video resolutions of 320 x 240|640 x 480|1280 x 720|1920 x 810|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported video resolutions on cameras of this age and type. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

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H.264 Video Formats Supported

This digital camera supports a H.264|MP4 video formats supported, which is typical of many digital cameras that came out around the same time as it.

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AMOLED Display

The Samsung NX300 has an AMOLED display which is better than most MILC digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. Most comparable spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as it have an LCD display. AMOLED are a type of OLED displays and have the same attributes as OLED displays and are far superior to LED TFT displays.

An AMOLED display is in fact the best display across all digital cameras of this age and spec.

Across comparable types of camera the worst display is LCD.

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Features Three Auto Focusing (AF) Modess

The Samsung NX300 has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This Samsung digital camera features a Continuous Auto Focus auto focusing (AF) modes, which is the most commonly featured auto focusing (AF) modes featured on MILC digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. The auto focusing (AF) modess "Face detection" and "Single Auto Focus" are also featured on this digital camera.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This camera has an Auto/Manual focus adjustment, which is the most commonly found focus adjustment on MILC digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Supports One Power Source Type

The number of power sources supported by the Samsung NX300 is more than most cameras of this spec and age. This Samsung camera supports a Battery power source type, which is the most commonly supported power source type supported by digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the NX300.

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Very Short Flash Sync-Speed

The shortest flash sync-speed of digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the NX300 is 0.004s and the longest is 4s. The Samsung NX300 has a quite short flash sync-speed (only 0.006 seconds) compared to most of the other MILC digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the NX300.

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Very Low Minimum Hard Disk Space

With a minimum hard disk space of only 110 megabytes, the Samsung NX300 has a quite low minimum hard disk space compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to the NX300. The average minimum hard disk space of digital cameras of this age and type is 390MB.

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Fairly Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s of cameras of this spec and age range from 27mm to 870mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 120mm. The Samsung NX300 has one of the longer maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s (84.7 millimeters) amongst similar spec digital cameras of this age.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago have a built-in flash, however the Samsung NX300 does not have a built-in flash.

It is worth also looking at other digital cameras which also have a built-in flash including the Sony Alpha A6000[plb_2165999_price] or the Sony Alpha A5100[plb_2417436_price].

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Does Not Support Video Capability

The Samsung NX300 does not support video capability. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that were launched around the same time as the NX300 also do not support video capability.

It is worth also looking at other cameras which also support video capability including the Sony Alpha A5100[plb_2417436_price] which is also cheaper.

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Not 3D

The Samsung NX300 is not 3D, although it is worth noting that most of the other digital cameras of this age and type are also not 3D.

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Not Waterproof

The Samsung NX300 is not waterproof, although keep in mind that most of the other MILC digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the NX300 are also not waterproof.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The Samsung NX300 does not have an image stabilizer, although it is worth noting that most of the other cameras that have been around for a similar time to the NX300 also do not have an image stabilizer.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The Samsung NX300 has a quite small digital zoom (only 2 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this type and age. The smallest digital zoom of cameras of a comparable type and age to the NX300 is 2x and the biggest is 150x.

If you are looking for a bigger digital zoom then you might want to consider the Sony Alpha A6000[plb_2165999_price] (4x and higher rated) or the Sony Alpha A5100[plb_2417436_price] (8x and cheaper).

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Only Features Three Flash Modess

The number of flash modes featured on the Samsung NX300 is more than most digital cameras of a comparable age and type to it. This digital camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the NX300. The flash modess "Fill-in" and "Red-eye reduction" are also featured on this Samsung digital camera.

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Only One Number of Aspheric Elements

Most MILC digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago have between one and four number of aspheric elementss, including the Samsung NX300 which has one number of aspheric elements.

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Quite Short Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

The shortest slowest camera shutter speed of MILC digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years is 4s and the longest is 240s. With a slowest camera shutter speed of only 30 seconds, the Samsung NX300 has a fairly short slowest camera shutter speed compared to most of the other MILC digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Samsung NX300

Released Over Two Years Ago

Samsung released the NX300 over two years ago.

Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 20.3 megapixels, the Samsung NX300 has a relatively standard megapixel compared to most of the other MILC digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the NX300.

If you want a camera with a higher megapixel then you might want to look at the Sony Alpha A6000[plb_2165999_price] (24.3MP and higher rated); or the Sony Alpha A5100[plb_2417436_price] (24.3MP and cheaper).

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Average Weight

The Samsung NX300 has a relatively average weight (284 grams) compared to most of the other MILC digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the NX300.

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MOS Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is the most commonly found sensor type on digital cameras that came out around the same time as it.

We compared all the other cameras that have a CMOS sensor to this camera and we think a cheaper digital camera such as the Sony Alpha A5100[plb_2417436_price] or you might consider a higher rated digital camera such as the Sony Alpha A6000[plb_2165999_price] are also worth considering.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Image Formats Supported
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
Total Megapixels
Image Stabilizer Location
Supported Aspect Ratios
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Type
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Lens Mount Interface
Number of Aspheric Elements
Number of Diaphragm Blades
Filter Size
Mounting Type
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
Focus Adjustment
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Guide Number
Flash Sync-Speed
External Flash Connector
Flash Exposure Compensation
Flash Exposure Correction
Shoe Mounting Point Type
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Resolution At Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Voice Recording
Audio System
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Slots
Display
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Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Album Organization
Histogram
Anti-Dust Function
Image Quality Adjustment
Image Editing
Camera File System
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Built-In Processor
Scene Modes
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Weight & Dimensions
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Battery Life (max)
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Operating Temperature (T-T)
System Requirements
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Packaging Content
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Quick Start Guide
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Wi-Fi
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USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
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12 December 2014

Updated as on December 2014. Don't forget to bookmark this page, as we will be updating it regularly.Digital cameras have taken over the world. The world of photography has changed completely as a... Read more…

22 December 2013

But regular cameras are now catching up in the convenience stakes. Some have WiFi built in so you can send images to social networking sites, while compact system cameras offer the high-quality... Read more…

24 November 2013

One of the most significant developments in digital photography has been the introduction of mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras. By removing the mirror and optical viewfinder, manufacturers... Read more…

24 October 2013

Fast, reliable autofocus, excellent color reproduction and image quality are sure to make Samsung's NX300, a hit among both newbies and experienced shooters alike. The NX300 is a compact,... Read more…

22 October 2013

The Samsung NX300 is a highly capable all-rounder that has already found many fans. It?s easy to bring along for city walks or travel, makes shooting fun, and mostly delivers pleasing results that...

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Reviewed 4 October 2013 by Amandell
Amandell would recommend the Samsung NX300 (Verified Purchase)

Had the camera for about a month and have been thrilled so far. I love the look and feel of it--reminds me of the old Nikkormat I had in high school--and am equally pleased with the image quality.... Read more…

Reviewed 28 April 2014 by B craw

With a number of very good mirrorless cameras released in the last year or so, the NX300 didn't receive much attention. Samsung, in general, is gaining in acceptance by the serious photography... Read more…

Reviewed 4 December 2013 by BriMW
BriMW would recommend the Samsung NX300 (Verified Purchase)

I love taking picture, though I'm not a professional photographer. I quickly noticed how much more true to life the color was on this camera than other's that I've used in the past. The pictures... Read more…

Reviewed 26 June 2014 by Annie
Annie would recommend the Samsung NX300 (Verified Purchase)

The camera takes wonderful pictures, up close, distance, inside and out, motion and still. and different light. The outcome was marvelous pictures of a marvelous vacation...

Reviewed 22 April 2014 by Bancika
Bancika would recommend the Samsung NX300

I got this as a step up from the compact camera world as I became increasingly interested in photography. It came down to NX300 or Sony NEX-6 but it looked like Samsung offers more for the money,... Read more…

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