Samsung Galaxy NX Review

Overall Score

69

Main Features

  • 20 MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 4" Fixed Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • 9 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In GPS
  • 137 x 101 x 26 mm, 495g.
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Samsung Galaxy NX Overview


First introduced in June, 2013, Samsung Galaxy NX is a 20 MP Mirrorless with a APS-C (23.5 x 15.7 mm) sized CMOS sensor.


Samsung Galaxy NX comes with a 23.5 x 15.7 mm CMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 28.26 mm (1.1").

- Full Frame
- Samsung Galaxy NX

Sensor resolution of Samsung Galaxy NX ~ 5477 x 3651 pixels.

Samsung Galaxy NX has Crop Factor: 1.53

The sensor has a surface area of 369.0 mm².

There are approximate 19,996,527 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Samsung Galaxy NX


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Samsung Galaxy NX with competitors in entry-level mirrorless cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
External Flash
RAW Support
25600 Max Native ISO
9.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Focus
495g Light Body
Headphone Port
Flash Sync Port
Touch Screen
AF Face Detection
20MP High Resolution Sensor
922k dots Screen Resolution
1/6000s Max Shutter Speed
Manual Exposure Mode
Microphone Port
3 AE Bracketing Range
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Image Stabilization
Low Battery Life: 440 shots
No Articulating Screen
No Environmental Sealing
Type Scores

Samsung Galaxy NX has an Overall Score of 69/100 and ranked #98 out of 214 in Mirrorless cameras, and ranked #189 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Samsung Galaxy NX Scores
Imaging score
57
Features score
67
Value for money score
81
Portability score
87
Overall score
69
Average Scores in Entry-Level Mirrorless
Imaging Score
52
Features Score
61
Value For Money Score
76
Portability Score
91
Overall score
63

Physical Dimensions of Samsung Galaxy NX


Samsung Galaxy NX weighs 495g and has external dimensions of 137 x 101 x 26mm (5.39 x 3.98 x 1.02"). Considering that the average weight of Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras is 323g, Samsung Galaxy NX is 172 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category. Samsung Galaxy NX is more by 22mm more than the average length in Entry-Level Mirrorless.

Weight Comparison
Entry-Level Mirrorless Cameras


Samsung Galaxy NX
495g
Average weight
323g
Min weight
180g
Max weight
561g

Thickness Comparison
Entry-Level Mirrorless Cameras


Samsung Galaxy NX
26mm
Average Thickness
40mm
Min Thickness
23mm
Max Thickness
85mm

Here is the front and top view image of Samsung Galaxy NX with the dimensions:

Samsung Galaxy NX

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Galaxy NX Dimensions Galaxy NX
Samsung NX30 Samsung NX30 375 g 495 g 127 x 96 x 58 mm 137 x 101 x 26 mm
Samsung NX1 Samsung NX1 550 g 495 g 139 x 102 x 66 mm 137 x 101 x 26 mm
Nikon 1 J4 Nikon 1 J4 232 g 495 g 100 x 60 x 29 mm 137 x 101 x 26 mm
Sony Alpha a6000 Sony A6000 344 g 495 g 120 x 67 x 45 mm 137 x 101 x 26 mm
Nikon 1 J2 Nikon 1 J2 238 g 495 g 106 x 61 x 30 mm 137 x 101 x 26 mm
Samsung NX500 Samsung NX500 287 g 495 g 120 x 64 x 43 mm 137 x 101 x 26 mm
Samsung NX300 Samsung NX300 331 g 495 g 122 x 64 x 41 mm 137 x 101 x 26 mm
Samsung NX mini Samsung NX mini 196 g 495 g 110 x 62 x 23 mm 137 x 101 x 26 mm

Specifications of Samsung Galaxy NX


General
Brand Samsung
Model Galaxy NX
Announced June, 2013
Body Type SLR-style mirrorless
Lens
Lens Mount Samsung NX
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier 1.5
Number of Lenses 32
Macro Focus Range n/a
Screen
Screen Size 4"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 922k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 0
Number of Cross Focus Points
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/6000 sec
Continuous Shooting 9.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range no built-in flash
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Fill-in, 1st/2nd Curtain, Smart Flash, Manual
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±3 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size APS-C
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 23.5 x 15.7 mm
Sensor Area 369.0 mm²
Sensor Resolution 20 MP
Max Image Resolution 5472 x 3648
Max Native ISO 25600
Min Native ISO 100
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
Video Formats MPEG-4, H.264
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS Built-In
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 440 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model
Physical
Weight 495 g
Physical Dimensions 137 x 101 x 26 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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