NX300MMore stylish, more convenient, more perfect. Available in chic white, 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.
Recycling Batteries Responsibly
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- Featuring an advanced hybrid AF and a flip-up display, the Samsung SMART CAMERA NX300M captures life perfectly from any angle
Taking the sensor to the next level
Perfecting the art of self-portraits
The speed you need for great photography
Capture the moments within a moment
Discover the true beauty of Full HD video
Add pop to your movies and stills
Capture with greater clarity and speed
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5
23.5 x 15.7mm
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 ( 800 x 480 ) 768k dots (Pentile)
Field of View
Approx 100 %
Phase Detection & Contrast AF
Total AF Point: 105 points (Phase Detection AF), 247 points (Contrast AF) / Selection: 1 point ( Free selection ) / Multi: Normal 21 (3 x 7) points (Cross point 1), Closeup 35 points / Face Detection: Max. 10 faces
Single AF, Continuous AF, MF, Touch AF & Shutter
Auto: 1/6,000 seconds - 1/4 seconds Manual: 1/6,000 seconds - 30 seconds (1/3EV step) .Bulb ( Limit time : 4 minutes)
TTL 221(17 x 13) Block segment. Metering: Multi, Centre-weighted, Spot. Metering range : EV 0-18 (ISO 100 · 30mm, F2)
±3EV (1/3EV step)
CUSTOM Key applicable
Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1,600, 3,200, 6,400, 12,800, 25,600 (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)
8.6fps ※ Maximum shooting speed is 8.6 frames per second.It will slow down after approx. JPEG 13 shots, RAW 5 shots.(May vary depending on the spec of memory card.)
Auto Exposure Bracket (±3EV), WB, PW
2 - 30 seconds. (1 second. 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, Coloured Pencil, Watercolour, Wash Drawing, Oil Sketch, Ink Sketch, Acryl, Negative, Selective Colour (R / G / B / Y 4 Colours)
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 (5,472 x 3,648), 10.1M (3,888 x 2,592), 5.9M (2,976 x 1,984), 2.0M (1,728 x 1,152), 5.0M (2,736 x 1,824): Burst mode only / JPEG (16:9): 16.9M (5,472 x 3,080), 7.8M (3,712 x 2,088), 4.9M (2,944 x 1,656), 2.1M (1,920 x 1,080) / JPEG (1:1): 13.3M (3,648 x 3,648), 7.0M (2,640 x 2,640), 4.0M (2,000 x 2,000), 1.1M (1,024 x 1,024) / RAW: 20.0M (5,472 x 3,648) * 3D Lens Image Size: JPEG (16:9) 4.1M (2,688 x 1,512), (16:9) 2.1M (1,920 x 1,080)
Super fine , Fine, Normal
sRGB / Adobe RGB
Movie: H.264 , Sound: AAC
Program, Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, Manual
1,920 x 1,080, 1,920 x 810, 1,280 x 720 , 640 x 480, 320 x 240 for Sharing
60.0fps, 30.0fps, 24.0fps(1,920 x 810 Only), 15fps (available only with some Smart Filter options)
x0.25 (640, 320 only), x0.5 (1,280, 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
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 1,016, 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 1,111, Fine 1,180, Normal 1,258, Movie: 1,920 x 1,080 60p: High Quality 10 minutes 10 seconds, Normal 12 minutes 43 seconds, 1,920 x 1,080 30p: High Quality 17 minutes 41 seconds, Normal 22 minutes 9 seconds, 1,920 x 810 24p: High Quality 21 minutes 35 seconds, Normal 27 minutes 2 seconds, 1,280 x 720 60p: High Quality 16 minutes 51 seconds, Normal 21 minutes 6 seconds, 1,280 x 720 30p: High Quality 29 minutes 11 seconds, Normal 36 minutes 35 seconds, 640 x 480 30p: High Quality 120 minutes 47 seconds, Normal 153 minutes 30 seconds, 320 x 240 30p: High Quality 218 minutes 48 seconds, Normal 278 minutes 24 seconds, ※ 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. MobileLink, Remote Viewfinder, Auto Backup, Email, SNS&Cloud, Samsung Link, AutoShare, Wi-Fi Direct
Digital Output Connector
USB 2.0 (micro USB Jack)
NTSC, PAL, HDMI
Rechargeable battery: BP1130 (1,130mAh)
DC 5.0V, 1A via Micro USB port
Still Image Capturing Time
165 minutes / 330 shots (CIPA Standard)
122.0 x 63.7 x 42.7mm
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, 1,024 x 768 pixels, 16-bit colour display compatible monitor, (1,280 x 1,024, 32-bit colour 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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