Samsung NX30 Review

 
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Model Name: Samsung NX30 
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Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website
General
Model Number: NX30 
Camera Format: Compact System Camera 
Currently Manufactured: Yes 
Retail Price: $999.99
Street Price:  
Date Available: 2014-02-20
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 23.1 oz (654 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Weight Includes Kit Lens? Yes
Size: 5.0 x 3.8 x 1.6 in.
(127 x 96 x 42 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS 
Sensor Manufacturer: Samsung 
Total Megapixels: 21.6
Effective Megapixels: 20.3 
Sensor Format: APS-C 
Sensor Size (dia.): 1.11"
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.5
Color Filter Type: RGBG 
Self-Cleaning: Yes 
Sensor-shift Stabilized: No 
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2),
5472 x 3080 (16.9 MP, 16:9),
3648 x 3648 (13.3 MP, 1:1),
3888 x 2592 (10.1 MP, 3:2),
3712 x 2088 (7.8 MP, 16:9),
2640 x 2640 (7.0 MP, 1:1),
2976 x 1984 (5.9 MP, 3:2),
2944 x 1656 (4.9 MP, 16:9),
2000 x 2000 (4.0 MP, 1:1),
1728 x 1152 (2.0 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1024 x 1024 (1.0 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG, MPO, RAW (SRW), RAW+JPEG 
Video Capture
Movie Mode: Yes 
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080, 1920x810, 1280x720, 640x480, 320x240
Movie Frame Rate: 60p/30p, 24p, 60p/30p, 60p/30p, 60p/30p
Movie Audio: Yes 
Movie File Format: MP4 (Video: MPEG4, AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC) 
Optics
Lens Mount: Samsung NX 
Kit Lens: Samsung 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 III OIS NX
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 27 - 84 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.06x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 (wide) / f/5.6 (tele) - f/22 
Normal Focus Range: 28 cm to Infinity
11.0 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:  
Optical Image Stablization: Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 2x 
Filter Thread: 58mm
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Type: Samsung NX AF System II (Hybrid contrast/phase-detect): 105points (Phase Detection AF), 247points (Contrast AF), Selection: 1point ( Free selection ), Multi: Normal 21 (3 x 7) points, Closeup 35points, Face Detection: Max. 10 faces 
Face Detection: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus: Yes 
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF 
Viewfinder Type: Tiltable (up to 80 degrees) EVF with eye sensor; XGA (1024x768) 2,359K dots; 100% Field of view; 0.96x Magnification(50mm eq. lens); -4 to +1 diopter  
Display
OLED Viewfinder: Yes 
OLED Size (inches): 3.0
OLED Resolution: 1,036,800 dots (345,600 px)
Touchscreen: Yes 
Articulating OLED: Yes 
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent (W, N, D), Tungsten, Flash, Custom, K (Manual) 
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/8000
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: Beauty Face, Landscape, Macro, Action Freeze, Rich Tone, Panorama, Waterfall, Silhouette, Sunset, Night, Fireworks, Light Trace, Creative Shot, Best Face, Multi-Exposure, Smart Jump Shot  
Self Timer: 2-30 seconds
Time Lapse:  
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Smart Flash, Auto, Auto+Red-eye reduction, Fill-in, Fill-in+Red-eye reduction, 1st Curtain, 2nd Curtain, Off 
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 11.0 m / 36.1 ft.
Flash Range Description: Lens dependent; GN=11 (ISO 100, m) 
Max Flash Sync: 1/200 
Flash Exp Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.5EV steps
Ext Flash Connection: Hot shoe 
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC 
Memory Included (MB):  
File System:  
DCF Compliant:  
Connectivity
Composite Video Out: No 
NTSC/PAL Switchable: n/a 
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a 
HD Video Out: Yes 
HD Video Connection: HDMI 
Built-In Wi-fi: Yes 
Computer/Printer: USB 2.0 High Speed, WiFi
PictBridge Compliant:  
DPOF Compliant:  
Remote Control: Yes 
Remote Control Type: Wi-Fi live view; optional wired via USB 
Other Connection:  
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary BP-1410 
Usable Battery Types: 1410mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary BP-1410 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: 360
Software
Included Software: iLauncher, Adobe Lightroom v5 
OS Compatibility:  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Wi-Fi: IEEE 802.11b/g/n supports Dual Channel (Smart Camera 3.0 with NFC, AutoShare, SNS & Cloud, Email, Auto Back, Remote Viewfinder Pro, Mobile Link,Samsung Link, Group Share, Photo Beam, HomeSync, Baby Monitor) 

 




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