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Smart Camera NX300 & 20-50mm Lens Kit (White)
NX300High performance made portable—the on-the-go photographer never had it this good. The Samsung SMART CAMERA NX300 features a new, ultra-sensitive 20.3MP APS-C CMOS sensor and an advanced hybrid autofocus system for delivering detailed images that obliterate the line between professional and enthusiast. And thanks to 1/6000 shutter speed, you can keep up with the action—any action—and precisely capture a fast-paced moment you would otherwise miss. 4.833 5 18 reviews
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- Discover amazing detail with 20.3MP APS-C sensor
- Take sharp shots spontaneously with hybrid autofocus
- Shoot continuously at a fast 8.6 frames per second
- Share photos on the go with built-in Wi-Fi connectivity
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Effective PixelApprox 20.3
Total PixelApprox 21.6
Colour FilterRGB Primary Color Filter
Usable LensSamsung Lenses for Samsung NX Mount
TypeLens Shift (Depends on Lens)
ModeOIS Mode1 / Mode2 / OFF
Distortion CorrectLDC On / Off (depends on Lens)
i-Functioni-Depth, i-Zoom (x1.2, 1.4, 1.7, 2.0)
TypeAMOLED with Touch (C-type Touch Control Enabled) and Tilt (Up 90°, Down 45°)
ResolutionWVGA ( 800X480 ) 768k dots (Pentile)
Field of ViewApprox 100
TypePhase Detection & Contrast AF
Focusing pointTotal 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
ModeSingle AF, Continuous AF, MF, Touch AF&Shutter
SpeedAuto：1/6000sec. ~ 30sec.Manual：1/6000sec. ~ 30sec. (1/3EV step).Bulb ( Limit time : 4min. )
Metering SystemTTL 221(17x13) Block segment. Metering : Multi, Center-weighted, Spot. Metering range : EV 0-18 (ISO 100 · 30mm, F2)
Compensation±3 EV (1/3EV step)
AE LockCUSTOM Key applicable
ISO EquivalentAuto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600 (1 or 1/3EV step).* AUTO ISO upper level is selectable. (Up to ISO3200)
ModeSingle, Continuous, Burst (5M size only), Self-timer, Bracket (AE/WB/PW)
ContinuousJPEG : 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
BracketAuto Exposure Bracket (±3EV), WB, PW
Self-Timer2 - 30sec. (1sec. step)
TypeExternal Flash only (Bundle with SEF8A)
ModeSmart Flash, Auto, Auto+Red-eye reduction, Fill-in, Fill-in+Red-eye reduction, 1st Curtain, 2nd Curtain, Off
Guide Number8 (at ISO 100) (SEF8A)
Angle of View Coverage28mm wide-angle (Equivalent to 35mm)
Sync SpeedLess than 1/180
Flash Compensation-2 - +2EV (1/2EV step)
External FlashSamsung External Flash available
Synchro (Flash attachment)Hot Shoe
Micro Adjustmenteach 7 steps in Amber / Blue / Green / Magenta axis
ModeAuto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent (W, N, D), Tungsten, Flash, Custom, K(Manual)
Dynamic Range Expansion
Dynamic Range ExpansionOFF / Smart Range+ / HDR
Picture WizardStandard, Vivid, Portrait, Landscape, Forest, Retro, Cool, Calm, Classic, Custom (1~3)
Smart FilterVignetting, Minature, Colored Pencil, Watercolor, Wash Drawing, Oil Sketch, Ink Sketch, Acryl, Negative, Selective Color (R/G/B/Y 4 Colors)
ModeSmart Auto, Program, Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, Manual, Lens Priority, Smart
SmartBeauty Face, Landscape, Macro, Action Freeze, Rich Tone, Panorama, Waterfall, Silhouette, Sunset, Night, Fireworks, Light Trace, Creative Shot, Best Face
Image SizeJPEG (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)
QualitySuper fine , Fine, Normal
Colour SpacesRGB / Adobe RGB
CompressionMovie : H.264 , Sound : AAC
ModeProgram, Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, Manual
Image Size1920x1080, 1920x810, 1280x720 , 640x480, 320x240 for Sharing
Frame Rate60fps, 30fps, 24fps(1920x810 Only), 15fps (available only with some Smart Filter options)
Multi-Motion Recordingx0.25 (640, 320 only), x0.5 (1280, 640, 320 only), x1, x5, x10, x20
QualityHigh Quality , Normal
TypeSingle image, Thumbnails (15/28 images), Slide show, Movie
StillSmart Filter, Red-eye fix, Resize, Rotate, Face Retouch, Brightness, Contrast
MovieStill Image Capture, Time Trimming
External MediaSD, SDHC, SDXC, UHS-1 Support
Capacity (2GB)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 : 1920x1080 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.
Languages29 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
Wi-FiIEEE 802.11b/g/n support Dual Channel . AutoShare . SNS & Cloud . Auto Backup . Remote Viewfinder . Mobile Link . Wi-Fi Direct . AllSharePlay . Email
Digital Output ConnectorUSB 2.0 (micro USB Jack)
Video OutNTSC, PAL, HDMI 1.4a
CapacityRechargeable battery : BP1130 (1130mAh)
ChargingDC 5.0V, 1A via Micro USB port
Still Image Capturing Time165 min / 330 shots (CIPA Standard)
Dimension (WxHxD)122 x 63.7 x 40.7
Operating Temperature0 - 40
Operating Humidity5 - 85
ApplicationAdobe Photoshop Lightroom, iLauncher
WindowsIntel® 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
MacintoshMac 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
Owners Overall Ratings
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Excellent for carrying along.
I am very happy with its features and the image quality. One thing is missing though, a viewfinder. Still, it's a super camera.
Excellent product, but still missing potential.
This is a very well made camera. The build quality is superb, and the photos it can take are stunning. The on-board quick photo editing suites are excellent if you can make the right use for them.
One of my favourite software features is the Wi-Fi sharing, but this is where there is a lack of fuffilled potential. As of writing this review, on Sunday the 19th of January, The Wi-Fi sharing capabilities are hindereied by the lack of places to share to. You can share photos and videos to Facebook, Picasa, Youtube and Skydrive. While these will suffice for the moment, there are many places that the camera should be able to share to, such as Dropbox, Google drive, or any of the other similar cloud services. Along with other social media sites, such as Twitter, Google+, and Tumblr. I am happy with all of the pictures I have taken with this camera, because of how well done both the hardware and software (image processing) have been made. Overall, This product is one of the best cameras I have used. Congratulations to samsung for the amazing product. (Other features worth mentioning that I haven't had too much need for use of or have had enough experience to review fully but have been excellent when I have used them: Articulating Screen, AMOLED Screen, Built in Lens i-Function.) Photos Below Captured and edited only with On-board software. (Can't wait to start editing with the included Adobe Photoshop Lightroom software!)Show more +
amazing camera and quality
amazing quality pictures every time, can't beat it! amazing camera would recommend it to everyone.
Use the camera
Don't just leave this in 'auto' mode although you will still get excellent pictures, it is well worth spending an hour or two with the downloaded information from Samsung and getting to know the workings of the camera really well.
I did this and my first purchase afterwards was a tripod. I now go out and look at things with an eye to composition rather than just 'snap and shoot.', not that there is anything wrong with doing just that, this camera will accommodate both disciplines. Just using 'auto' mode is like buying a Jag and then tooling around in first gear, opening it up will give you the full experience, same with the NX300, open it up and see what it, and you, can do.Show more +
8.81 MB, pdf, ENGLISH
29 Mar, 2014
All OS, 0.01MB, zip, MULTI LANGUAGE
3 Jul, 2013Close tooltip pop-up1. Title - Adobe Photoshop Lightroom S/W Ver. 4.4.1
2. Applicable Model - NX300, NX2000, NX1100
*Please download and update your program
*OPEN attached file - You can find URL address
[Improved items of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Ver. 4.4.1]
- Enhanced NX300, NX2000, NX1100 RAW picture quality
- Windows: http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/detail.jsp?ftpID=5600
- Mac.: http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/detail.jsp?ftpID=5599
All OS, 240.89 MB, zip, MULTI LANGUAGE
23 Jul, 2014Close tooltip pop-up1. Title - NX300 firmware v1.42
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.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 after upgrade v1.33
1.Remote ViewFinder - add touch AF function
2.Remote ViewFinder - add streaming quality option
3.Improved connection speed of android smart phone
(Please use latest version of Upgrade Smart Camera App)
4.Improved Movie recording(Framing Mode ON)
5.Improved 60mm,85mm lens full time manual focus performance
1.Improved image quality
2.Improved LCD review
3.Reboot NX300 - Do not reset value of Slide show options
1.Improved recognition issue of 18-55mm lens re-mount many times under power on condition
2.Improved application issue of Playback-Editing photos-color temperature -1000K
3.Improved Movie Header Information error
4.Improved reset F number after execution power save and power on
All OS, 0.28 MB, pdf, MULTI LANGUAGE
26 Jun, 2014
Lens Upgrade File
All OS, 0.37 MB, zip, MULTI LANGUAGE
9 Jun, 2014Close 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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