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Samsung NX300M

£269.99
£215.37 £54.62 cheaper than 9 days ago
A critically acclaimed and great value for money MILC digital camera, perfect for wildlife photography
MILC 20.3MP CMOS White Nov 2014
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Samsung NX300M Review

With excellent reviews and representing value for money, we have ranked the Samsung NX300M number 6 across all digital cameras.
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Why Has it Scored 85?

It has great expert reviews and excellent user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this camera to others. Canon cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2017.
This Samsung digital camera 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 the NX300M with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is excellent for wildlife photography, ranking number 10 in wildlife photography cameras. It is also excellent for portrait photography, ranking number 9 in portrait photography cameras as well being excellent for sports photography, ranking number 11 in sports photography cameras.
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How Big is the Samsung NX300M?

The Samsung NX300M is 122mm wide and 63.7mm tall. It is 42.7mm deep and weighs 310g.

Samsung NX300M front dimensions
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Samsung NX300M In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Good Expert Reviews

Three experts from sites including dkamera.de, fotohits.de and techtudo.com.br have rated this camera on average 84 out of 100. Digital camera experts think this Samsung camera is one of the better digital cameras.

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Samsung Has Very Good Digital Camera Reviews

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


Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and features, but is over 6 months old. However at £215.37 it is cheaper than 57% of cameras.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Samsung NX300M and the United Kingdom price of £215.37 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $439.00 (£571.89).

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Features

Fairly High Megapixels Sensor

Digital cameras have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The Samsung NX300M's sensor megapixels of 20.3MP is quite high compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 11% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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5472 X 3648 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Samsung NX300M is 5472 x 3648 pixels. That's 25% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most common resolution. Across all cameras the worst resolution is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

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

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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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Quite High ISO Sensitivity (max)

The ISO sensitivity (max) of the Samsung NX300M of 25,600 is in the highest 13% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. Digital cameras have ISO sensitivities (max) of between 200 and 820,000, and the average ISO sensitivity (max) is 14,000.

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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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Average Weight

The Samsung NX300M's weight of 310g is pretty standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lightest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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5472 X 3648 Pixels Still Image Resolution

The Samsung NX300M supports a maximum still image resolution of 5472 x 3648 pixels. That's 25% higher resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. In addition, this Samsung digital camera supports still image resolutions of 5472 x 3080 pixels, 3648 x 3648 pixels, 3888 x 2592 pixels plus 9 more values. Across all digital cameras the resolution ranges from 384 x 480 pixels (worst) to 6016 x 4016 pixels (best).

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Wide Range of Aspherical Lenses Depending On Lens Used

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

This 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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Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Samsung NX300M of 3.31" is very large compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 3% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. Digital cameras have display diagonals of between 0.5" and 9", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The Samsung NX300M's digital zoom of only 2x is in the smallest 7% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The average digital zoom of all cameras is 11x, with the smallest being 0.72x and the biggest being 810x.

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Fairly Large Maximum Memory Card Size

Digital cameras have maximum memory card sizes of between 1GB and 2.1TB, and the average maximum memory card size is 48GB. The maximum memory card size of the Samsung NX300M of 128GB is in the largest 5% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Wide Range of Closest Focusing Distances Depending On Lens Used

This Samsung 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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Supports Wi-Fi

The Samsung NX300M supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 72% of digital cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Samsung NX300M features flash exposure compensation, which is unusual. 80% of digital cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Samsung NX300M supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 88% of digital cameras do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Samsung NX300M has a vari-angle LCD display. 84% of digital cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Samsung NX300M has a touchscreen, unlike 84% of cameras which do not have a touchscreen.

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Wide Range of Maximum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This 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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Has an External Flash Connector

The Samsung NX300M has an external flash connector, unlike 87% of digital cameras which do not have an external flash connector.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Samsung NX300M supports Full HD video, which is unusual. 75% of digital cameras do not support Full HD video.

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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 digital 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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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Samsung camera has been on the market since November 2014.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung evnx300mbstus, samsung nx300m
Barcodes 00887276683799, 00887276695655, 00887276967899, 08806086082815, 08806086082846, 08806086084048, 08806086084079, 08806086314558, 08806086474733, 08806086550574

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Three more aspherical lenses
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67% lower display resolution
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