Samsung NX300 Review: A Camera For Shooting Every Moment
Have you seen any camera which has made you feel awesome? If no, then a take a look on the newly released Samsung NX series, Samsung NX300. Samsung announced its launch on January 3, 2013. It is an updated version of NX210.
Its 45mm 2D/3D lens is the world’s first one lens 3D system for consumer camera. Without its compromise on style, it delivers users with best quality imaging technology.
Samsung NX300 Specifications
- Samsung NX300 has 20.3 megapixel APS-CMOS sensor.
- It provides excellent display with its 84.0mm (3.31”) AMOLED screen with tilt touch panel.
- SMART mode, 3D still image and video capturing are the value added features.
- It weighs 280g (without battery).
- Its dimension is 122(W) ×63.7(H) ×40.7(D) mm.
- WiFi enabled
- It uses BP1130 battery.
- 8.6fps- continuous shooting.
Samsung NX300: A review
Samsung NX300 operates at 20.3 mega pixel. The camera uses APS-CMOS sensor because it is less expensive, immune to the blooming effect and it has a potential to capture high quality images which are clear and crisp in all light conditions.
In dark, the ISO feature (ISO 100- 25600) assists the users to catch balanced images. Contrast detection and accurate phase are given by hybrid auto focus system (AF). One of its excellent features is the DRIMe IV imaging engine. It provides,
- Better color reproduction
- Greater noise reduction
- Increased speed
- High image quality
- Support for 1080p HD video capture.
AMOLED technology consumes low power. The AMOLED screen makes your eye get attached with the image by providing astounding display. Pictures can be taken from any angle using tilt display. The camera has 14 different settings in SMART mode. They are
- Beauty Face
- Action Freeze
- Rich Tone
- Fire Works
- Light Trace
- Best Face
- Creative shot.
According to situations, these 14 settings will automatically adjust shutter and aperture speed and brings good quality image. To vary depth of an image, i-Depth, a unique i function in NX series can be used.
Camera parameters can even be modified. Don’t worry about the transfer of images and it is never a long process. Images can be transferred instantly from camera to smartphone using WiFi.
After downloading the SMART Camera app on smartphone or tablet, user can connect the camera to the devices and can securely move the photos. The Smart camera app is available for iOS and android. When SMART CAMERA features such as auto share and mobile link are activated, photo transmission can be done automatically or transmission can be done at leisure time through wireless mode.
The WiFi connectivity allows users to attach your favorite photos to social networking site from camera using DIRECT LINK hot key. Images can be stored in a cloud so that they can be safe all the time. They are easily accessible. NX300 supports JPEG image and MP4 video format
The 2D shooting mode has OIS. Shooting 3D is not a tough task and it is always fun with NX300. Nx300 is a mirror less interchangeable camera which works at 60 Hz and for still and video photography, it can shoot in 3D. 3D movies can be shot and played back at the same time. It has 45mm focal distance which is suitable for portrait shots.
Samsung NX300 is available in white or black with contrast silver band.
In March, this camera will go on sale for $750. The 3D lens costs $500 and will be sold separately.
Choosing a right camera is always a difficult task as many products from various companies come to market at the same time. Sometimes inexpensive camera will satisfy your needs. One has to look into various features of cameras such as pixels, shooting capacity, lens, speed, performance, life etc before buying the right one for them.
Figuring out the purpose of camera is a significant point in choosing the camera. Various cameras come with various purposes and with various features.
NX300 is a good choice since it captures and shares your photos instantly. It has innumerable upgraded, outstanding features and the rich experience of photography can be enjoyed with this device.