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Samsung NX300

£380.00
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A multi award winning and fully featured MILC camera, perfect for wildlife photography
MILC 20.3MP CMOS Black Aug 2014
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Samsung NX300 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Samsung NX300 number 166 across all digital cameras.
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275 Reviews + 21 Awards
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Fully-Featured
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3 Years Old
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Why Has it Scored 67?

It has very good expert reviews and very good user reviews with 90% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others. This digital camera has received 21 awards including an "Editor's Choice" award from Photoreview.com.au plus five other sites and a "Highly Recommended" award from Lydogbillede.dk plus four other sites. Canon cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital 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 2017.
Customers report product quality, design and is easy to use.
The NX300 has some great features:
Fairly high megapixels sensor
5472 x 3648 pixels image resolution
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is excellent for wildlife photography, ranking number 161 in wildlife photography cameras. It is also excellent for portrait photography, ranking number 125 in portrait photography cameras as well being excellent for sports photography, ranking number 162 in sports photography cameras.
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Samsung NX300 Video Reviews


How Big is the Samsung NX300?

The Samsung NX300 is 122mm wide and 63.7mm tall. It is 40.7mm deep and weighs 280g.

Samsung NX300 front dimensions

Samsung NX300 size in context

Samsung NX300 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

21 Industry Awards

Experts in cameras love this Samsung camera and have given it 21 awards.

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

This Samsung digital camera was given a "Highly Recommended" award by review sites Lydogbillede.dk, Ljudochbild.se, Lydogbilde.no, PhotographyBlog.com and Ephotozine all of whom concluded that this digital camera was very good.

Five other expert review sites all concluded that they would recommend this digital camera. This Samsung camera received a "Recommended" award from Pcauthority.com.au, Hardwarezone.com.ph, Trusted Reviews, Techradar and Pocket Lint.

The writers at review websites Digifotopro.nl and Onfoto.ru both thought that this camera was very good and gave it their "Silver" award.

The editor of review site Itproportal.com said that this Samsung camera was a sensible purchase and gave it their "Best Buy" award.

Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on 50 expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine and Trusted Reviews this Samsung digital camera has an average expert rating of 83 out of 100.

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Owner Reviews Are Good

NX300 owners on average rated this camera 89 out of 100. Over 86% of reviewers gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars and 90% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report Superior Product Quality

21 owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was good quality.

Users Report Nice Design

13 customers who purchased this digital camera reckoned that it was good looking, two owners who bought the product mentioned that it was ergonomic and two people who bought it reckoned that it was neat. two owners who purchased it reckoned that it was retro.

Customers Report it is Easy to Use

15 people who reviewed the Samsung NX300 thought it was easy to use, three customers who bought the product agreed that it was easy to use the menus and two customers concluded that this digital camera was comfortable and easy to hold.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

37 people who bought this digital camera agreed that it was able to produce good images, four customers concluded that it was good in low light and three customers who reviewed it agreed that it had a good picture resolution.

Customers Report Superior Technical Features

Seven people said in their reviews that this digital camera had good features.

Customers Report it is a Good Size

Nine customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was compact, four customers who bought the product concluded that it was a good body shape and two owners wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was lightweight. two people who reviewed it said that it was heavy and bulky.

Customers Report Good Video Capture

Six owners who reviewed this digital camera agreed that it was good for video recording.

Samsung Has Very Good Digital Camera Reviews

We checked 6,711 owner and expert reviews (including 1,798 verified purchases) for Samsung digital cameras and found that on average Samsung has very good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Samsung has very good reviews specifically for its digital cameras. 92% of those that bought a Samsung camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Nine people who bought it thought it was good value for money.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

Seven people who reviewed this digital camera thought it had a good lens, five people who purchased the Samsung NX300 considered that it had a good autofocus and two customers who bought it considered that it had a good zoom.

Customers Report it is Robust

Five owners who purchased it wrote that it was well made.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and features, but is over 6 months old, and at £380.00 it is more expensive than 67% of cameras.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Samsung NX300 and the United Kingdom price of £380.00 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $618.99 (£804.38).

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Features

Fairly High Megapixels Sensor

The Samsung NX300's sensor megapixels of 20.3MP is in the highest 11% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The lowest megapixels of digital cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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5472 X 3648 Pixels Image Resolution

The Samsung NX300 has a maximum image resolution of 5472 x 3648 pixels. That's 25% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. The best resolution of all cameras 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 Samsung 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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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on digital cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as "Full HD".

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Fairly High ISO Sensitivity (max)

The ISO sensitivity (max) of the Samsung NX300 of 25,600 is in the highest 15% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The average ISO sensitivity (max) of all cameras is 14,000, with the lowest being 200 and the highest being 820,000.

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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 NX300 has a built-in flash, as do 66% of cameras.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Samsung NX300 of 280g is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lightest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Quite Large Maximum Memory Card Size

The Samsung NX300's maximum memory card size of 128GB is in the largest 6% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The smallest maximum memory card size of digital cameras is 1GB, the largest is 2.1TB, and the average maximum memory card size is 48GB.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Samsung NX300 has a vari-angle LCD display. 84% of digital cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Samsung NX300 has an HDMI port, which is unusual. 71% of cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Samsung NX300 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 88% of cameras do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Samsung NX300 features brightness adjustment, unlike 79% of digital cameras which do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Has an External Flash Connector

The Samsung NX300 has an external flash connector, unlike 87% of digital cameras which do not have an external flash connector.

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3D

The Samsung NX300 is 3D, which is unusual. 90% of digital cameras are not 3D.

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The Samsung NX300 has an anti-dust function. 91% of digital cameras do not have an anti-dust function.

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Wide Range of Aspherical Lenses Depending On Lens Used

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

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Has a Self-Timer

The Samsung NX300 has a self-timer, which is unusual. 82% of digital cameras do not have a self-timer.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080|1920 x 810|1280 x 720|640 x 480|320 x 240 pixels, which is typical of many cameras. 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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Wide Range of Closest Focusing Distances Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the closest focusing distance depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of closest focusing distances are possible with this camera.

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5472 X 3080 Pixels Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Samsung NX300 is 5472 x 3080 pixels. That's 6% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most common resolution supported by digital cameras. In addition, this camera supports still image resolutions of 3648 x 3648 pixels, 3888 x 2592 pixels, 3712 x 2088 pixels plus 9 more values. The resolution of all digital cameras ranges from 384 x 480 pixels (worst) to 6016 x 4016 pixels (best).

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The Samsung NX300 features saturation adjustment, unlike 88% of digital cameras which do not feature saturation adjustment.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Samsung NX300 supports Full HD video. 75% of cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Quite Large Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Samsung NX300 of 3.31" is very large compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 3% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The smallest display diagonal of cameras is 0.5", the largest is 9", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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Has a Touchscreen

The Samsung NX300 has a touchscreen. 84% of digital cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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Wide Range of Maximum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

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

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The Samsung NX300 features multi burst mode, which is unusual. 87% of digital cameras do not feature multi burst mode.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Samsung NX300 features contrast adjustment. 83% of digital cameras do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Features Album Organization

The Samsung NX300 features album organization, which is unusual. 96% of digital cameras do not feature album organization.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Samsung NX300 features flash exposure compensation, which is unusual. 80% of digital cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The digital zooms of cameras range from 0.72x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x. The digital zoom of the Samsung NX300 of only 2x is in the smallest 7% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Samsung NX300 supports Wi-Fi, unlike 72% of cameras which do not support Wi-Fi.

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

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

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Has a GPS (satellite)

GPS (satellite)

The Samsung NX300 has a GPS (satellite), which is unusual. 90% of digital cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Samsung NX300 has a shoe mounting point, unlike 90% of digital cameras which do not have a shoe mounting point.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Samsung NX300 has a tripod mount, which is unusual. 75% of digital cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This camera has been on the market since August 2014.


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