Samsung NX 300M + 16-50 mm

NX300 - 20.3 MP, CMOS 23.5 x 15.7 mm, 8.4074 cm (3.31 ") AMOLED (800 x 480), SDXC, GPS, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, HDMI 1.4a

Manufacturer
Samsung
SKU
EV-NX300MBMVNL
15-09-2014
Perfect shooting

Central to the NX300’s outstanding imaging performance is its brand new 20.3 Megapixel APS-CMOS sensor, capable of capturing high quality detailed. Images boast sharp, life-like colors and are crisp and clear in all light conditions. The wide ISO range (ISO100-25600) further improves performance, letting users capture beautifully balanced images in even the darkest conditions. A brand new Hybrid Auto Focus (AF) system also delivers fast, accurate phase and contrast detection, while the 1/6000 sec shutter speed and 9fps continuous shooting mode ensure you never miss a moment.

The Samsung’s unique in-house developed DRIMe IV imaging engine provides outstanding developments in speed, and image quality. The DRIMe IV engine enables better color reproduction and greater noise reduction, as well as support for full 1080p HD video capture in both 2D and 3D (when combined with Samsung’s new 45mm 2D/3D lens).

The NX300’s 84mm (3.31”) AMOLED screen makes capturing and reviewing your images a pleasure, while the hybrid touch screen and 5-way manual key interface is simple and intuitive to use. The tilt display makes it easier than ever to take high and low angle shots, letting you capture your world from any angle you choose.

Easy usability and stylish retro design

The compact NX300 makes it simple for anyone to achieve pro-like and impressive pictures easily with minimal technical knowledge or time spent adjusting parameters. Using the camera’s Smart Mode, users can choose from 14 different settings, such as Creative Shot, Landscape, Light Trace or Action Freeze which will automatically adjust parameters such as aperture and shutter speed in order to obtain the best shot possible for the desired situation. The NX300 also includes i-Depth, an easy and simple way to adjust the depth of an image using the NX Series’ unique i-Function system which enables users to modify camera parameters using the lens itself, adjusting the image without ever having to move off target.

The NX acclaimed design returns with the NX300 sporting a stylish yet simple retro feel that is available in either black or white with a contrast silver band, conveying elegance and authenticity.

Instant sharing through enhanced Wi-Fi connectivity

The NX300’s Wi-Fi connectivity of SMART CAMERA allows users to share their cherished photos instantly and securely between their camera and smartphone (or tablet). To connect a smartphone to the camera, users simply need to download the Samsung SMART CAMERA App., which is available for both Android and iOS based application markets, onto their smartphone or tablet and follow the easy steps to create a secure connection with the camera. The NX300 will be able to detect and auto-connect to the smartphone wirelessly whenever any of the SMART CAMERA features are activated. These include AutoShare; which automatically sends every high-quality photos to your smart phone for safe keeping, and Mobile Link; which allows users to select and transfer images or album from the camera directly to your smartphone at their leisure. The SMART CAMERA App. also features a Remote Viewfinder function for the NX300, allowing for even more inventive and exciting photography.

The NX300’s enhanced Wi-Fi connectivity also lets users share images with friends and family directly from the camera via social networking sites using the cameras one-touch DIRECT LINK hot key. Alternatively, images can be automatically backed up or stored in the cloud through AllShare Play ensuring they are always safe and easily accessible.

Memory

Maximum memory card size 
128 GB

Video

Full HD 
Y
Maximum video resolution 
1920 x 1080 pixels
Video resolutions 
320 x 240, 640 x 480, 1280 x 720, 1920 x 810, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Video formats supported 
H.264, MP4, MPEG4
Motion JPEG frame rate
60 fps

Technical details

Colour of product 
White
Minimum hard disk space 
250 MB
ISO sensitivity 
100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 12800, 25600
Wi-Fi standards 
802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Weight 
310g
Flash guide number 
8m
Minimum processor 
Intel Core 2 Duo 1.66 GHz / AMD Athlon X2 Dual-Core 2.2 GHz
Focal length range (f-f) 
16 - 50 mm
Analog signal format system 
NTSC, PAL
Audio system 
Stereo
Auto Exposure (AE) lock
Y
Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
Y
Auto Focus (AF) points
247
Auto focusing (AF) modes 
Continuous Auto Focus, Single Auto Focus
Camera file system
DPOF 1.1, Exif 2.21
Camera shutter type 
Electronic
Compatible memory cards 
SD, SDHC, SDXC
Display 
AMOLED
Flash exposure compensation
Y
Flash modes 
Auto, Fill-in, Forced off, Red-eye reduction
Flash sync-speed
1/180s
GPS 
Y
Histogram
Y
Light exposure correction
± 3EV (1/3EV step)
Light metering 
Centre-weighted, Evaluative (Multi-pattern), Spot
Megapixel 
20.3 MP
Memory slots 
1
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Y
On Screen Display (OSD) languages
ARA, CHI (SIMPL), CHI (TR), CRO, CZE, DAN, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, EST, FIN, FRE, GRE, HEB, HUN, ITA, KOR, LAV, LIT, NOR, POL, POR, RUS, SER, SWE, THA, TUR
Saturation adjustment
Y
Scene modes 
Fireworks, Landscape, Night, Panorama, Sunset
Self-timer 
2, 30s
Sensor type 
CMOS
Shooting modes
Aperture priority, Auto, Lens priority, Manual, Program, Shutter priority
Total megapixels 
21.6 MP
Tripod mountable
Y
USB connector type 
Micro-USB B
White balance 
Auto, Cloudy, Custom modes, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Manual, Tungsten

Networking

Wi-Fi 
Y

Ports & interfaces

HDMI 
Y
HDMI version
1.4a
DC-in jack 
Y
Built-in microphone 
Y
USB version 
2.0

Power

Power source type 
Battery
Battery type 
BP1130
Battery life (max) 
2.66h
Number of batteries supported 
1

Display

Display resolution (numeric) 
768000 pixels
Display resolution 
800 x 480 pixels
Field of view
100%
Vari-angle LCD display
Y
Touch screen 
Y

Technical details

Display diagonal 
8.41 cm (3.31")

Audio

Voice recording
Y
Audio formats supported 
AAC

Lens system

Lens structure (elements/groups) 
9/8
Fixed focal length
4.3 cm
Closest focusing distance
0.28m
Digital zoom 
2x
Lens mount interface 
Samsung NX
Maximum aperture number 
5.6
Minimum aperture number 
3.5

Camera

Camera type 
MILC
Photo effects 
Vivid
Camera playback
Movie, Single image
Anti-dust function
Y
Image editing
Crop, Resizing, Rotating
Image quality adjustment
Brightness, Contrast
Built-in processor
DRIMe IV

Light exposure

ISO sensitivity (max)
25600
ISO sensitivity (min)
100

Flash

Built-in flash 
Y
External flash connector
Y
Flash exposure correction
±2EV (1/2 EV step)

Shutter

Fastest camera shutter speed 
1/6000s
Slowest camera shutter speed 
30/1s

System requirements

Minimum RAM 
512 MB
Windows operating systems supported 
Y
Mac operating systems supported 
Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks

Operational conditions

Operating temperature (T-T) 
0 - 40 °C
Operating relative humidity (H-H)
5 - 85%

Battery

Battery life (CIPA standard)
320 shots
Battery capacity 
1130 mAh

Packaging content

Batteries included
Y
Quick start guide 
Y

Picture quality

Maximum image resolution 
5472 x 3648 pixels
Image formats supported 
JPG, RAW
Still image resolution(s) 
1024 x 1024, 1728 x 1152, 1920 x 1080, 2000 x 2000, 2112 x 2112, 2640 x 2640, 2736 x 1824, 2944 x 1656, 2976 x 1984, 3648 x 3648, 3712 x 2088, 3888 x 2592, 5472 x 3080
Supported aspect ratios 
3:2, 16:9
Image stabilizer location
Lens

Weight & dimensions

Width 
12.2 cm
Depth 
4.27 cm
Height 
6.37 cm
Lens diameter 
6.48 cm
Lens length
3.1 cm
Lens weight
111g