SMART CAMERA NX300M
NX300MMore stylish, more convenient, more perfect. Available in chic black, the Samsung SMART CAMERA NX300M dazzles inside and out, with an ultra-sensitive 20.3MP APS-C CMOS sensor, advanced hybrid autofocus system and a 3.31" wide 180° flip-up display. Capture life with all the details you want, from any angle. Your photo albums will never look the same.
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- - 3.31” AMOLED 180° flip up LCD display
- - High-speed hybrid autofocus system
- - Speed for Capturing Motion
- - Add Pop to Movies with 3D Recording
Taking the sensor to the next level
Worthy of professional photographers, but made for the enthusiast, the 20.3MP APS-C CMOS sensor—now with Phase detection AF—delivers high-quality images and lifelike colors with the highest resolution in its class. It’s also ideal for out-focusing photography, thanks to a sensor that’s the largest used in a mirrorless camera. The sensor, which measures 23.5mm x 15.7mm, collects the most light so you can create beautiful images without noise, even in low-lit situations.
Perfecting the art of self-portraits
The Samsung SMART CAMERA NX300M was created to be an extension of your hand. Featuring a 3.31" tilt display that flips up a complete 180 degrees, it lets you capture life from the right angle every time. Perfect for snapping self-portraits and group-selfies. There’s also a hybrid user interface that combines the AMOLED touchscreen with a 5-way button so you can navigate the menu, adjust settings and share images—quickly and intuitively.
Capture with greater clarity and speed
play button stop button
Always ready to share your memories
Connect to your world—and to your smart devices. A dedicated Direct Link hot key lets you quickly and wirelessly send images to a mobile phone, tablet, PC or Smart HDTV—directly from your camera. It’s perfect for sharing moments with friends, family and your favorite social networks. The Samsung SMART CAMERA NX300M also includes Dual band (2.4GHz and 5GHz) support so you can connect faster and with more stability to wireless networks around you.
The speed you need for great photography
You have a split second to take the shot your family will be talking about for generations. Take it with the Samsung SMART CAMERA NX300M, which boasts a shutter speed of 1/6000 sec, the fastest in its class. With that kind of shutter speed—and the fast autofocus system—you can capture a skater whipping by or a snowboarder in midair, without a hint of motion blur.
Capture the moments within a moment
When you’re shooting fast-moving action such as a tennis player stretching for a shot at the net, effortlessly capture the entire sequence with a series of brilliantly clear stills. The Samsung SMART CAMERA NX300M lets you shoot continuously at an ultra-fast rate of 8.6 frames per second to ensure you get the shot you want. The advanced autofocus system brings crystal clarity to fast-moving subjects, and a short shutter release lag helps you capture the fleeting moment before the subject moves out of frame.
Discover the true beauty of Full HD video
The Samsung SMART CAMERA NX300M may not look like a camcorder, but it capably captures Full HD 1080/60P video. With uncompromising performance bolstered by an 18-200mm lens and wide zoom capability, the Samsung SMART CAMERA NX300M delivers smooth, professional-looking videos that play well on your HDTV. When you’re ready for showtime, an HDMI interface lets you transmit your vision straight to the big screen.
Add pop to your movies and stills
3D Still / Movie Capture Capability (45mm 2D/3D Lens only)
Make vacation stills and videos pop off the screen with True 3D Creator. Featuring the world’s first single lens system for capturing 2D and 3D images, the Samsung SMART CAMERA NX300M is also the only interchangeable-lens camera that lets you shoot stills and movies in 3D via Samsung 45mm 2D/3D lens. When you’re done shooting, let your friends back home feel as if they were there with you, by showing off your stunningly vivid adventures on a compatible 3D HDTV.
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5
Approx 20.3 MP
Approx 21.6 MP
RGB Primary Color Filter
Samsung Lenses for Samsung NX Mount
Lens Shift (Depends on Lens)
OIS Mode1 / Mode2 / OFF
LDC On / Off (depends on Lens)
i-Depth, i-Zoom (x1.2, 1.4, 1.7, 2.0)
AMOLED with Touch (C-type Touch Control Enabled) and Tilt (Up 90°, Down 45°)
WVGA ( 800X480 ) 768k dots (Pentile)
Field of View
Approx 100 %
Phase Detection & Contrast AF
Total AF Point : 105points (Phase Detection AF), 247points (Contrast AF) / Selection : 1point ( Free selection ) / Multi : Normal 21(3x7)points (Cross point 1), Closeup 35points / Face Detection : Max. 10 faces
Single AF, Continuous AF, MF, Touch AF&Shutter
-Auto: 1/6000sec. ~ 30sec.
-Manual: 1/6000sec. ~ 30sec. (1/3EV step).
-Bulb ( Limit time : 4min. )
TTL 221(17x13) Block segment. Metering : Multi, Center-weighted, Spot. Metering range : EV 0-18 (ISO 100 · 30mm, F2)
±3 EV (1/3EV step)
CUSTOM Key applicable
Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600 (1 or 1/3EV step).* AUTO ISO upper level is selectable. (Up to ISO3200)
Single, Continuous, Burst (5M size only), Self-timer, Bracket (AE/WB/PW)
-JPEG : High(8.6fps) , Normal(up to 5fps) selectable.
-Burst : 10, 15, 30fps selectable, 30 shots by 1 release.
-RAW : High(8.6fps), Normal(up to 5fps) selectable
Auto Exposure Bracket (±3EV), WB, PW
2 - 30sec. (1sec. step)
External Flash only (Bundle with SEF8A)
Smart Flash, Auto, Auto+Red-eye reduction, Fill-in, Fill-in+Red-eye reduction, 1st Curtain, 2nd Curtain, Off
8 (at ISO 100) (SEF8A)
Angle of View Coverage
28mm wide-angle (Equivalent to 35mm)
Less than 1/180 sec
-2 - +2EV (1/2EV step)
Samsung External Flash available
Synchro (Flash attachment)
each 7 steps in Amber / Blue / Green / Magenta axis
Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent (W, N, D), Tungsten, Flash, Custom, K(Manual)
Dynamic Range Expansion
Dynamic Range Expansion
OFF / Smart Range+ / HDR
Standard, Vivid, Portrait, Landscape, Forest, Retro, Cool, Calm, Classic, Custom (1~3)
Vignetting, Minature, Colored Pencil, Watercolor, Wash Drawing, Oil Sketch, Ink Sketch, Acryl, Negative, Selective Color (R/G/B/Y 4 Colors)
Smart Auto, Program, Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, Manual, Lens Priority, Smart
Beauty Face, Landscape, Macro, Action Freeze, Rich Tone, Panorama, Waterfall, Silhouette, Sunset, Night, Fireworks, Light Trace, Creative Shot, Best Face
-JPEG (3:2)：20.0M (5472x3648), 10.1M (3888x2592), 5.9M (2976x1984), 2.0M (1728x1152), 5.0M (2736x1824): Burst mode only
-JPEG (16:9)：16.9M (5472x3080), 7.8M (3712x2088), 4.9M (2944x1656), 2.1M (1920x1080)
-JPEG (1:1)：13.3M (3648x3648), 7.0M (2640x2640), 4.0M (2000x2000), 1.1M (1024x1024)
-RAW : 20.0M (5472x3648)
* 3D Lens Image Size : JPEG (16:9) 4.1M (2688x1512), (16:9) 2.1M (1920x1080)
Super fine , Fine, Normal
sRGB / Adobe RGB
Movie : H.264 , Sound : AAC
Program, Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, Manual
1920x1080, 1920x810, 1280x720 , 640x480, 320x240 for Sharing
60fps, 30fps, 24fps(1920x810 Only), 15fps (available only with some Smart Filter options)
x0.25 (640, 320 only), x0.5 (1280, 640, 320 only), x5, x10, x20
High Quality , Normal
Single image, Thumbnails (15/28 images), Slide show, Movie
Smart Filter, Red-eye fix, Resize, Rotate, Face Retouch, Brightness, Contrast
Still Image Capture, Time Trimming
Memory▲ (Actual available memory for end user usage may vary due to pre-configuration. The pre-configuration includes preloaded operating system and applications.)
SD, SDHC, SDXC, UHS-1 Support
20.0M : RAW 69
20.0M (3:2) : Super Fine 151, Fine 179, Normal 218
10.1M (3:2) : Super Fine 276, Fine 321, Normal 384
5.9M (3:2) : Super Fine 423, Fine 484, Normal 565
2.0M (3:2) : Super Fine 845, Fine 923, Normal 1016
Burst (5.0M) : Super Fine 479, Fine 545, Normal 631
16.9M (16:9) : Super Fine 177, Fine 208, Normal 252
7.8M (16:9) : Super Fine 343, Fine 396, Normal 467
4.9M (16:9) : Super Fine 487, Fine 553, Normal 640
2.1M (16:9) : Super Fine 827, Fine 905, Normal 999
13.3M (1:1) : Super Fine 218, Fine 255, Normal 307
7.0M (1:1) : Super Fine 373, Fine 429, Normal 504
4.0M (1:1) : Super Fine 559, Fine 630, Normal 721
1.1M (1:1) : Super Fine 1111, Fine 1180, Normal 1258
Movie : 1920
x1080 60p: High Quality 10m 10s, Normal 12m 43s
1920x1080 30p : High Quality 17m 41s, Normal 22m 9s
1920x810 24p : High Quality 21m 35s, Normal 27m 2s
1280x720 60p :High Quality 16m 51s, Normal 21m 6s
1280x720 30p : High Quality 29m 11s, Normal 36m 35s
640x480 30p : High Quality 120m 47s, Normal 153m 30s
320x240 30p : High Quality 218m 48s, Normal 278m 24s
※ These figures are measure under the Samsung standard.
29 Languages (Korean, English, Danish, German, Dutch, Swedish, Spanish, Italian, Czech, French, Portuguese, Polish, Finnish, Russian, Norsk, Simplified/Traditional Chinese, Arabic, Persian, Turkish, Hebrew, Thai, Greek, Hungarian, Estonian, Lithuanian, Latvian,Serbian, Croatian)
Network and Wireless Connectivity
IEEE 802.11b/g/n support Dual Channel . AutoShare . SNS & Cloud . Auto Backup . Remote Viewfinder . Mobile Link . Wi-Fi Direct . AllSharePlay . Email
Digital Output Connector
USB 2.0 (micro USB Jack)
NTSC, PAL, HDMI
Rechargeable battery : BP1130 (1130mAh)
DC 5.0V, 1A via Micro USB port
Still Image Capturing Time
165 min / 330 shots (CIPA Standard)
Dimension (WxHxD) (mm)
122 x 63.7 x 42.7 mm
0 - 40 °C
5 - 85 %
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5, iLauncher
Intel® i5 3.3GHz or Higher, AMD Phenom™ II x4 3.2GHz or higher, Minimum 512MB RAM (1GB or more recommended), Windows XP SP2 / Vista / 7 / 8, 250MB of available hard-disk space (1GB and above recommend), USB 2.0 port, CD-ROM drive, nVIDIA Geforce 7600GT or higher / ATI X1600 series or higher, 1024×768 pixels, 16-bit color display compatible monitor, (1280x1024, 32-bit color display recommended), Microsoft DirectX 9.0c or later
Mac OS 10.5 or higher (except PowerPC), Minimum 256MB RAM (512MB or more recommended), Minimum 110MB of available hard-disk space, USB 2.0 port, CD-ROM drive
5.15 MB, pdf, ENGLISH
All OS, 233.67 MB, zip, MULTI LANGUAGE
Version : 1.15
2014.12.15Close tooltip pop-up1. Title - NX300M firmware v1.15
2. Carrier or Corporate Customer - Open market
[Caution] During upgrading firmware, a camera turns itself on and off 3 times.
Do not cut off the power and Do not remove battery before complete message.
1.Fixed EXIF information error that captured RAW + over shutter speed 0.5sec
1.Improved 50-150mm-S lens compatibility
2.Improved Flash-zoom issue of SEF42A Flash
1.Improved 16-50mm-PWZ 16mm position movie recording intermittent line noise
2.Revision Open Source Licenses
1.Improved movie playback sound performance
1.Add Wi-Fi Privacy Lock function
2.Revision Open Source Licenses
1.Adding Shunt down Action option of Sensor Cleaning
2.Adding DMF Responsiveness option (support lens 18-55mm-III, 16-50mm)
3.16-50mm S and Power zoom lens compatability
- Improved AF performance and color shading
- Power zoom lens, zoom speed changing option
- Power zoom lens, movie recording touch-zoom function option
- Power zoom lens, display focal-length option
1.Fixed vertical noise on the left side under Tele+high brightness condition after upgrade v1.01
1.Improved connection speed of android smart phone
(Please use latest version of Upgrade Smart Camera App)
2.Improved Movie recording(Framing Mode ON)
3.Improved 60mm,85mm lens full time manual focus performance
Lens Upgrade File
All OS, 0.37 MB, zip, MULTI LANGUAGE
Version : 140311
2014.03.11Close tooltip pop-upThis is the latest LENS firmware package.
To maximize improved firmware performance, body firmware should be the latest version.
1. 18-55mm-III (v1.11)
- Improved OIS performance
- Improved the DMF sense of rotation for MF ring
- Add new function for NX30 - Enable 3 steps control of DMF sensitivity
2. 18-55mm-I (v1.20), 18-55mm-II_iFn (v1.10),
20-50mm-I (v1.10), 20-50mm-II (v1.00), 20mm (v1.10),
50-200mm-I (v1.20), 50-200mm-II_iFn (v1.10)
- Change the sense of rotation for MF Ring. (Opposite position)
- Reduce the Current consumption when lens operated.
- Improved infinity AF(Auto Focus) accuracy at fireworks mode.
3. 18-200mm (v1.10)
- Improved NX200 movie mode aperture noise
- Improved OIS current and noise
4. 30mm (v1.22)
- Intermittent failure of DMF that occurs when user press half shutter is fixed.
- Accuracy of auto focus has been improved.
5. 85mm (v1.10)
- Back focusing problem of small aperture is fixed.
[How to check the Lens firmware version]
Please select the menu in the following order.
Menu -> Setup -> Device information
[How to update the Lens firmware]
1) Download the lens firmware file into the root directory of the SD memory card.
- When you upgrade the lens firmware, the lens which you upgrade must be attached on the camera.
- If you can not attach the lens to the camera, you can not not upgrade it.
- The file name of lens firmware is ''lens.bin''
- If there is a difference between attached lens and lens firmware file, you can find the ''File Error'' message.
2) Insert the SD card on which the lens firmware file is to be saved and then turn on the camera.
3) Please select the menu in the following order.
Menu -> Setup -> Device Information -> Firmware Update -> Lens Firmware -> ''Yes''
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