If you are thinking about buying a Samsung digital camera then our handy guide provides you with all the key info at a glance. Our objective, impartial comparison of digital camera brands is compiled by analysing over 130,000 user and expert reviews and over 4,300 awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 1,900 digital cameras.
Samsung are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and award winning digital cameras. Their digital cameras start at £33 for the ST45 which has a weight of 105g, an optical zoom of 3x and is a compact digital camera and go up to £1,300 for the Galaxy NX which has a weight of 410g, an optical zoom of §x and is a mirrorless digital camera. The average price of a new Samsung digital camera is £619.
Samsung are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and award winning digital cameras.
Is Samsung the Best Digital Camera Brand?
So are Samsung digital cameras any good? We give every digital camera a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all digital cameras we are able to impartially rank all the digital camera brands.
Samsung is ranked the No. 10 best digital camera brand.
Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Samsung is the 10th best digital camera brand out there.
Let's look at how Samsung digital cameras compare to the other digital camera brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.
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Samsung Digital Cameras
At an average purchase price of £619, Samsung digital cameras tend to be cheaper than most other digital camera brands which makes them a popular choice with consumers. Samsung also have better reviews than the typical digital camera brand, with the average rating of a Samsung digital camera being 74%.
The average review score for a Samsung digital camera is 74%.
There's a smaller selection of Samsung digital cameras available compared to other digital camera brands, with only 16 Samsung digital cameras currently on the market in the United Kingdom.
No. Of Digital Cameras
Average Price £642
Price Distribution of All Digital Cameras
No. Of Digital Cameras
Average Price £619
Price Distribution of Samsung Digital Cameras
What Do the Samsung Digital Camera Reviews Say?
We've added up all the reviews for every Samsung digital camera to work out the average distribution of reviews for Samsung and then compared this to the other digital camera brands.
Samsung has a lower proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its digital cameras than most other digital camera brands.
Over 84% of expert reviews and 82% of user reviews for Samsung digital cameras are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 89% and 88% respectively across all Digital Camera brands.
Purchasers of Samsung digital cameras frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use, carefully designed and reliable. Their digital cameras have also won 280+ awards.
Looking at just the expert reviews, in the table below we compare the average review score given to Samsung digital cameras by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other digital camera brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.
How Many Industry Awards Have Samsung Digital Cameras Received?
After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 289 industry awards for Samsung digital cameras. The table below compares the number of awards given to Samsung to other popular digital camera brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.
Samsung has won 289 awards for its digital cameras.
We checked over 130,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Samsung digital cameras. 190+ of these reviews that mention reliability of which 83% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Samsung digital camera owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.
83% of reviewers think Samsung digital cameras are reliable.
So, most people think that Samsung digital cameras are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Samsung digital cameras that mention reliability:
This is a well made
build quality are excellent
appealing 16-50mm kit lens with built in Optical Image Stabilisation
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The build quality is good for a camera at this level
no viewfinder built in
one that I'm quite confident in (with reliable exposure
if you wanted a waterproof digital compact camera you had only two choices
as the NX1000 feels extremely well-built
Not only does it feel well built
The Samsung NV100HD has a sturdy metal body that comes in your choice of all-black
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well-built digital camera
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is easily scratched
in the photographic world I suspect we'll look back on it as the year that the interchangeable lens camera finally broke free of its 35mm film heritage with the loss of the
The 10-megapixel EX1 high-end digital compact from Samsung is built like a tank – not as regards size
was not all that reliable
though it’s more plasticky
Broke the internal panel without a shock
Poor Build Quality
i ordered some screen protectors as well which im glad i put on straight away as screen looks like it would be easily scratched
lens has broken 3 times now in 16 months Twice repaired under warranty
If you're looking for a high end Samsung digital camera then the Samsung NX30 takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 78, but is a bit more expensive at £999.99.
Features We Love:
High megapixels (20.3MP)
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution (1920x1080 pixels)
High maximum ISO sensitivity (25,600)
Wide range of minimum aperture numbers depending on lens used
Our review analysis indicates that this digital camera it. It's a multi award winning and fully featured 375g digital camera, with an Editor's Choice award from three expert review websites and 14 further awards from other expert sites. It supports Wi-Fi and Full HD video, does not have an image stabiliser and has a touchscreen.
132 Reviews + 17 Awards
Lots of Positive Reviews
Value for Money
4 Years Old
Multiple reviews mentioned that Samsung NX30 has very good expert reviews and superb user reviews with an average overall rating of 88%, based on 132 reviews. Samsung NX30 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.
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At only £114.99 and with a Kagoo Score of 80 the Samsung Gear 360 makes a great budget choice.
Features We Love:
Tiny optical zoom (1x)
Very light (130g)
Large maximum memory card size (256GB)
An award winning but 2 year old 130g digital camera, good for everyday photography. It supports Wi-Fi, features bluetooth and has an optical zoom of 1x. Our review analysis indicates that it produces good images, very easy to use and good-looking.
77 Reviews + 2 Awards
Lots of Positive Reviews
Value for Money
2 Years Old
Multiple reviews mentioned that Samsung Gear 360 has good expert reviews and great user reviews with 84% of buyers recommending this camera to others. Samsung Gear 360 has received two awards including a "Recommended" award from Digitaltrends.com plus one other site.
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The Samsung Gear 360 is 46.3mm wide, 45.1mm tall, 100.6mm deep and weighs 130g.
The cheapest price that we found for the Gear 360 in the United Kingdom is £114.99 and in total we found 5 prices for it.