Samsung NX1100 Review

Overall Score

60

Main Features

  • 20 MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • 100 - 12800 ISO
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 8 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 114 x 63 x 37 mm, 222g.
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  • Replaced: NX1000
  • Replaced by: NX2000

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Samsung NX1100 Overview


First introduced in April, 2013, Samsung NX1100 is a 20 MP Mirrorless with a APS-C (23.5 x 15.7 mm) sized CMOS sensor. Samsung replaced the older Samsung NX1000 with NX1100. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Samsung NX1100 with Samsung NX1000

Samsung replaced NX1100 with Samsung NX2000. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Samsung NX1100 with Samsung NX2000


Samsung NX1100 comes with a 23.5 x 15.7 mm CMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 28.26 mm (1.1").

- Full Frame
- Samsung NX1100

Sensor resolution of Samsung NX1100 ~ 5477 x 3651 pixels.

Samsung NX1100 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 NX1100


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Samsung NX1100 with competitors in entry-level mirrorless cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
AF Face Detection
20MP High Resolution Sensor
921k dots Screen Resolution
1/4000s Max Shutter Speed
Manual Exposure Mode
15 Focus Points
Flash Sync Port
External Flash
RAW Support
12800 Max Native ISO
8.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Focus
222g Light Body
3 AE Bracketing Range
Focus Bracketing
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No Environmental Sealing
Low Battery Life: 320 shots
No Articulating Screen
No Image Stabilization
No Built-in Viewfinder
Type Scores

Samsung NX1100 has an Overall Score of 60/100 and ranked #156 out of 214 in Mirrorless cameras, and ranked #326 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Samsung NX1100 Scores
Imaging score
56
Features score
52
Value for money score
75
Portability score
95
Overall score
60
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 NX1100


Samsung NX1100 weighs 222g and has external dimensions of 114 x 63 x 37mm (4.49 x 2.48 x 1.46"). Considering that the average weight of Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras is 323g, Samsung NX1100 is 101 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category. Samsung NX1100 is less by 1mm more than the average length in Entry-Level Mirrorless.

Weight Comparison
Entry-Level Mirrorless Cameras


Samsung NX1100
222g
Average weight
323g
Min weight
180g
Max weight
561g

Thickness Comparison
Entry-Level Mirrorless Cameras


Samsung NX1100
37mm
Average Thickness
40mm
Min Thickness
23mm
Max Thickness
85mm

Here is the front and top view image of Samsung NX1100 with the dimensions:

Samsung NX1100

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight NX1100 Dimensions NX1100
Samsung NX1000 Samsung NX1000 222 g 222 g 114 x 63 x 37 mm 114 x 63 x 37 mm
Samsung NX2000 Samsung NX2000 228 g 222 g 119 x 65 x 36 mm 114 x 63 x 37 mm
Samsung NX3000 Samsung NX3000 230 g 222 g 117 x 66 x 39 mm 114 x 63 x 37 mm
Samsung NX300 Samsung NX300 331 g 222 g 122 x 64 x 41 mm 114 x 63 x 37 mm
Samsung NX mini Samsung NX mini 196 g 222 g 110 x 62 x 23 mm 114 x 63 x 37 mm
Sony Alpha a5000 Sony a5000 269 g 222 g 110 x 63 x 36 mm 114 x 63 x 37 mm
Sony Alpha a6000 Sony A6000 344 g 222 g 120 x 67 x 45 mm 114 x 63 x 37 mm
Samsung NX500 Samsung NX500 287 g 222 g 120 x 64 x 43 mm 114 x 63 x 37 mm

Specifications of Samsung NX1100


General
Brand Samsung
Model NX1100
Announced April, 2013
Body Type Rangefinder-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 921k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder None
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 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 8.0 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 12800
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 Optional
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 320 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model BC1030
Physical
Weight 222 g
Physical Dimensions 114 x 63 x 37 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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