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Samsung NX300 review

High performance CSC with fold out touchscreen

Our Verdict

For

  • Image quality
  • Build quality and design
  • Ease of use
  • Bundled Lightroom software

Against

  • Slightly chunky body and lenses
  • No bundled external charger

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Tech Specs

Product TypeMirrorless Camera
Battery Size SupportedProprietary Battery Size
Green CompliantYes
Maximum Video Resolution1920 x 1080
TouchscreenYes
Effective Camera Resolution20.3 Megapixel
USBYes
Wide AngleYes
Product FamilySmart NX
Image StabilizationNo
ColourWhite
Optical Zoom2.5x
Digital Zoom2x
Brand NameSamsung
FeaturesLive View, Orientation Sensor, Continuous Shooting Mode, Face Detection, Noise Reduction
Screen Size8.4 cm (3.3")
Video FormatsMP4, MPEG-4
Viewfinder TypeNo
Weight (Approximate)284 g
Green Compliance Certificate/AuthorityWEEE
Minimum Focus Distance280 mm
Maximum Image Resolution5472 x 3648
Maximum Frame Rate60 fps
Number of Batteries Supported1
Battery Built-inNo
Battery RechargeableYes
Battery IncludedYes
Display Screen TypeAMOLED
Image Sensor TypeCMOS
Total Camera Resolution21.6 Megapixel
HDMIYes
Camera AssemblyBody with Lens Kit
HD Movie ModeYes
Battery Model SupportedBP1130
Memory Card SupportedSecure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC UHS-I), Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC UHS-I)
Height63.7 mm
Width122 mm
Depth40.7 mm
Autofocus Points247
Product SeriesNX
Focal Length20 mm to 50 mm (Lens 1)
Image FormatsJPEG, RAW, MPO
Audio FormatsAAC
Flash ModesSmart Flash, Auto Flash, Flash OFF, Flash ON, Red-eye Reduction, Front Curtain Sync, Rear Curtain Sync, Flash Exposure Compensation
Focus ModesAuto, Manual
ManufacturerSamsung
Product ModelNX300
Product NameNX300 20.3MP NX SMART Digital Camera
Product LineSmart
Aspect Ratio16:9
Manufacturer Part NumberEV-NX300ZBFUGB
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.samsung.com/uk/
Marketing InformationHigh performance made portable-the on-the-go photographer never had it this good. The Samsung SMART CAMERA NX300 features a new, ultra-sensitive 20.3MP APS-C CMOS sensor and an advanced hybrid autofocus system for delivering detailed images that obliterate the line between professional and enthusiast. And thanks to 1/6000 shutter speed, you can keep up with the action-any action-and precisely capture a fast-paced moment you would otherwise miss.
Battery Life320 Shot/2.67 Hour Video
Package Contents
  • NX300 20.3MP NX SMART Digital Camera
  • 20-50mm Standard Zoom Lens
  • Body Cap
  • Hot-Shoe Cover
  • AC Adapter
  • USB Cable
  • Rechargeable Battery
  • External Flash
  • Software CD-ROM (User Manual Included)
  • Software DVD-ROM
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Strap
Display Resolution768000 Pixel
Limited Warranty1 Year
Built-in DevicesSpeaker, Microphone