Samsung NX100 Review

 
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Model Name: Samsung NX100 
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Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website
General
Model Number: NX100 
Camera Format: Compact System Camera 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $599.99
Street Price: $798.62
Date Available: 2010-10-15
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 16.3 oz (463 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Weight Includes Kit Lens? Yes
Size: 4.7 x 2.8 x 1.4 in.
(121 x 71 x 35 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS 
Sensor Manufacturer: Samsung 
Total Megapixels: 15.1
Effective Megapixels: 14.6 
Sensor Format: APS-C 
Sensor Size (dia.): 1.10"
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Color Filter Type: RGBG 
Self-Cleaning: Yes 
Sensor-shift Stabilized: No 
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4592 x 3056 (14.0 MP, 3:2),
4592 x 2584 (11.9 MP, 16:9),
3872 x 2592 (10.0 MP, Other),
3872 x 2176 (8.4 MP, 16:9),
3008 x 2000 (6.0 MP, 3:2),
3008 x 1688 (5.1 MP, Other),
1920 x 1280 (2.5 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1472 x 976 (1.4 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.2), RAW (.SRW) 
Video Capture
Movie Mode: Yes 
Movie Resolution: 1280x720, 640x480, 320x240
Movie Frame Rate: 30, 30, 30
Movie Audio: Yes 
Movie File Format: H.264 .MP4 
Optics
Lens Mount: Samsung NX 
Kit Lens: Samsung iFunction 20-50mm f/3.5-5.6 ED
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 31 - 77 mm
Zoom Ratio: 2.50x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 (W) / f/5.6 (T) - f/22 
Normal Focus Range:  
Macro Focus Range:  
Optical Image Stablization: No
Digital Zoom:  
Digital Zoom Values:  
Filter Thread: 41mm
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Type: Contrast detection 
Face Detection: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light?  
Manual Focus: Yes 
Viewfinder
Viewfinder:  
Viewfinder Type: Optional EVF: 201Kdot (QVGA), 98% coverage, 0.83x magnification, 17mm eyepoint, -4 to +1 diopter 
Display
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 3.0
LCD Resolution: 614,000 dots
Touchscreen:  
Articulating LCD: No 
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
ISO Settings: 100 - 3200; expandable to 6400
Auto ISO Mode: No
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent (W, N, D), Tungsten, Flash, Custom, K (Manual)  
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/4000
Bulb Mode: Yes 
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi, center-weighted, spot 
Program AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Creative Exposure Modes: SmartAuto, Lens Priority, Beauty shot, Children, Close Up, Text, Sunset, Dawn, Backlight, Fireworks, Beach & Snow, Night, Portrait, Landscape, Sports, Sound Picture 
Self Timer: 2-30 seconds
Time Lapse:  
Flash
Built-in Flash: No 
Flash Modes: n/a
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/180 
Flash Exp Compensation:  
Ext Flash Connection: Hot shoe 
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC 
Memory Included (MB):  
File System: FAT32 
DCF Compliant: Yes 
Connectivity
Composite Video Out: Yes 
NTSC/PAL Switchable: Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
HD Video Out: Yes 
HD Video Connection: HDMI 
Built-In Wi-fi:  
Computer/Printer: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes 
DPOF Compliant: Yes 
Remote Control:  
Remote Control Type:  
Other Connection: Accessory port for optional EVF or GPS module (GPS10) 
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary BP-1310 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: 420
Software
Included Software:  
OS Compatibility: Windows XP / Vista / 7; Mac OS 10.4 or later 
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: iFunction lenses allow shutter speed, aperture, EV, WB, and ISO setting changes from lens; Smart Filters, 720p HD movies, 3-inch AMOLED screen, Geo-tagging w/ optional GPS module (GPS10). Available in black and brown. 

 


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