Samsung NX10 Review

Overall Score

59

Main Features

  • 15 MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • 920k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 3 fps continuous shooting
  • 1280 x 720 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 123 x 87 x 40 mm, 499g.
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  • Replaced by: NX11

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Samsung NX10 Overview


First introduced in April, 2010, Samsung NX10 is a 15 MP Mirrorless with a APS-C (23.4 x 15.6 mm) sized CMOS sensor.

Samsung replaced NX10 with Samsung NX11. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Samsung NX10 with Samsung NX11


Samsung NX10 comes with a 23.4 x 15.6 mm CMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 28.12 mm (1.1").

- Full Frame
- Samsung NX10

Sensor resolution of Samsung NX10 ~ 4743 x 3162 pixels.

Samsung NX10 has Crop Factor: 1.54

The sensor has a surface area of 365.0 mm².

There are approximate 14,997,366 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Samsung NX10


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Samsung NX10 with competitors in entry-level mirrorless cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
AF Face Detection
614k dots Screen Resolution
1/4000s Max Shutter Speed
Manual Exposure Mode
920k dot Viewfinder Resolution
±3 AE Bracketing Range
Focus Bracketing
External Flash
RAW Support
3.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Focus
499g Light Body
15 Focus Points
Flash Sync Port
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No Image Stabilization
Slow Continuous Shooting: 614 fps
No Articulating Screen
No Full HD Video
No Environmental Sealing
Low Battery Life: 400 shots
Type Scores

Samsung NX10 has an Overall Score of 59/100 and ranked #141 out of 195 in Mirrorless cameras, and ranked #334 out of 1201 in all cameras.

Samsung NX10 Scores
Imaging score
50
Features score
53
Value for money score
73
Portability score
86
Overall score
59
Average Scores in Entry-Level Mirrorless
Imaging Score
51
Features Score
60
Value For Money Score
76
Portability Score
91
Overall score
62

Physical Dimensions of Samsung NX10


Samsung NX10 weighs 499g and has external dimensions of 123 x 87 x 40mm (4.84 x 3.43 x 1.57"). Considering that the average weight of Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras is 320g, Samsung NX10 is 179 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category.

Weight Comparison
Entry-Level Mirrorless Cameras


Samsung NX10
499g
Average weight
320g
Min weight
180g
Max weight
561g

Thickness Comparison
Entry-Level Mirrorless Cameras


Samsung NX10
40mm
Average Thickness
40mm
Min Thickness
23mm
Max Thickness
85mm

Here is the front and top view image of Samsung NX10 with the dimensions:

Samsung NX10

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight NX10 Dimensions NX10
Samsung NX11 Samsung NX11 499 g 499 g 123 x 87 x 40 mm 123 x 87 x 40 mm
Samsung NX30 Samsung NX30 375 g 499 g 127 x 96 x 58 mm 123 x 87 x 40 mm
Samsung NX300 Samsung NX300 331 g 499 g 122 x 64 x 41 mm 123 x 87 x 40 mm
Samsung NX20 Samsung NX20 341 g 499 g 122 x 90 x 40 mm 123 x 87 x 40 mm
Samsung NX3000 Samsung NX3000 230 g 499 g 117 x 66 x 39 mm 123 x 87 x 40 mm
Samsung NX1 Samsung NX1 550 g 499 g 139 x 102 x 66 mm 123 x 87 x 40 mm
Samsung NX1000 Samsung NX1000 222 g 499 g 114 x 63 x 37 mm 123 x 87 x 40 mm
Sony Alpha a6000 Sony A6000 344 g 499 g 120 x 67 x 45 mm 123 x 87 x 40 mm

Specifications of Samsung NX10


General
Brand Samsung
Model NX10
Announced April, 2010
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 3"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 614k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution 920
Viewfinder Coverage 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.57
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 15
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec
Continuous Shooting 3.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 11.00
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 23.4 x 15.6 mm
Sensor Area 365.0 mm²
Sensor Resolution 15 MP
Max Image Resolution 4592 x 3056
Max Native ISO 3200
Min Native ISO 100
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1280 x 720
Video Formats H.264
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS Optional
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 400 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model BP1130
Physical
Weight 499 g
Physical Dimensions 123 x 87 x 40 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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