Samsung Galaxy NX overview
Samsung Galaxy NX is Samsung's Entry-Level Mirrorless camera originally released on June of 2013. The camera has a 20MP, CMOS APS-C sized sensor and has a peak resolution of 5472 x 3648.
The Galaxy NX ranks at #27 out of 112 in Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras and all-around #176 out of 1436 for cameras in our database. You can check out our Smart camera search to see camera listings based on your personal requirements.
Below is a chart of specific criteria used in the scoring system.
Samsung Galaxy NX Gallery
You can see the Galaxy NX from several angles in the gallery below.
Samsung Galaxy NX Pros and Cons
Below is a shortlist of good and bad points of the Samsung Galaxy NX based on criterias that are normally seen as useful in a camera.
Samsung Galaxy NX Sensor specifications
The Samsung Galaxy NX features the DRIMe IV processor. The sensor measurement on the Samsung Galaxy NX is 23.5mm x 15.7mm (APS-C). The 369 mm² sensor can resolve 5472 x 3648 pixels at aspect ratios of 1:1, 3:2 and 16:9.Coronavirus is affecting the sensor business
The CMOS sensor boasts 20 megapixels and has a native ISO range of 100 to 25600. RAW files are supported so you have wider room to maneuver in post.
The graphic below displays the Galaxy NX's sensor dimensions when compared to other common sizes. The Galaxy NX sensor comes with a crop factor of 1.5 and is showcased in green.Unsplash partners with Institutions to bring historical archive photos
To get a sense of specific aspect ratios, you should refer to the visual below.
Samsung Galaxy NX dimensions
Samsung Galaxy NX weighs around 1.09 pounds (495g or 17.46 oz) and features external proportions of 137mm x 101mm x 26mm (5.4" x 4.0" x 1.0"). The weight of general Entry-Level Mirrorless camera is 325g and the Samsung Galaxy NX is weightier when compared with various rivals.Control Profoto B10 & B10 Plus with your Android Phone
Below is a pic of the Samsung Galaxy NX beside a soft drink to help you to have a feel for its scale.
The top view below will illustrate the button design on the Galaxy NX.
Samsung Galaxy NX Lens specifications
The Galaxy NX uses the Samsung NX mount and has 34 lenses that are available. Below is a few of the lenses we have in our database which will work with the Galaxy NX.
Samsung Galaxy NX Connectivity
The Galaxy NX has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- Wireless Yes
- HDMI Yes
- GPS Yes
Cameras which have NFC and Bluetooth compatibility are able to be controlled wirelessly by smartphones. You can send pictures and oftentimes change settings without connecting straight to the camera.
Certain applications even provide a Liveview and press the shutter when you aren't close to the camera. If the camera provides a HDMI out, it can easily be hooked up to an external screen. Almost all cameras will allow you to charge the battery through the USB socket.
Samsung Galaxy NX Video specifications
The highest video quality on the Samsung Galaxy NX is 1920 x 1080 and it can capture in MPEG-4 and H.264 format. 1080p quality gives a great balance for quality vs file sizes but FULL HD won't give you much room to crop. The camera does include both headphone and mic support making it extremely useful whilst recording sound.
Samsung Galaxy NX Weather Sealing
There is no weather proofing on the Samsung Galaxy NX so you need to be cautious in rainy and dusty conditions.
Samsung Galaxy NX Display and Viewfinder
The Samsung Galaxy NX has a 4.8" fixed display screen boasting a resolution of 922k dots.
Moreover the display screen is touch friendly so you can easily switch focus point plus adjust settings using your fingertips.Coronavirus is affecting the sensor business
The ViewFinder details regarding Samsung Galaxy NX are the following:
- ViewFinder Electronic
Viewfinders are quite handy for bright outdoor conditions which may make the camera display washed out and hard to view.
Samsung Galaxy NX Shutter specifications
Samsung Galaxy NX can shoot continuously at 9.0 frames/s. The max shutter speed is 1/6000 sec.
Samsung Galaxy NX Flash and Hot shoe specifications
Samsung Galaxy NX includes both integrated flash and also external flash ability. The max flash sync speed is 1/180 sec.
Samsung Galaxy NX Autofocusing specifications
Samsung Galaxy NX includes both Phase Detect Auto Focus along with Contrast Based Auto Focus. Phase Detection autofocusing is a lot more quicker and accurate when compared with Contrast Based autofocusing. The camera has Face detect which can be valuable for taking photos of people.
Samsung Galaxy NX has touch to focus. You can use your fingers to adjust where you focus. Samsung Galaxy NX can use manual focusing when required for low light conditions or you need to have more accurate focusing control.
Samsung Galaxy NX Battery life
The battery power on the Samsung Galaxy NX is fashioned to last for 440 shutters based on the CIPA standards making it above average ın comparison with its category. The typical Entry-Level Mirrorless camera battery life is 338. Samsung NX mini offers the highest (650) battery life for this kind of cameras.
Following is a number of Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras that come with the highest battery life:
Samsung Galaxy NX for varying categories of photography
The following illustration provides a analysis of the Samsung Galaxy NX for varying categories of photography. To check out more, go to the specific paragraph below.
Samsung Galaxy NX Portrait photography details
The Samsung Galaxy NX receives a points total of 78 which is superb, meaning that it is a excellent pick for portrait images. Shooting portrait images favors heavily to sensor dimension, support for RAW files and capability to utilize off-camera lighting.
Samsung Galaxy NX Street photography information
Getting a nice points tally of 69, the Samsung Galaxy NX is a good pick for street photography. A decent street photography camera gives a perfect balance of picture quality plus portability.
Sports photography with Samsung Galaxy NX
A very good sports photography score of 73 indicates the Samsung Galaxy NX is a very decent pick for taking photos of sports. A camera must have great tracking plus fast continuous shooting for sports photography.
Samsung Galaxy NX Travel photography information
Size is pretty important when picking a travel camera. All things considered, the Samsung Galaxy NX gets a above average 68 as a travelling camera which is a good pick to take on your trips.
Samsung Galaxy NX as a Landscape photography camera
For those who are planning to buy a digital camera for landscape pictures, the most essential factor will be image quality. The Samsung Galaxy NX at it's nice rating of 73 for a landscape camera is a good choice within the current marketplace.
Samsung Galaxy NX Vlogging info
A vlogging camera should really have a articulating display, mic port and ideally IBIS. Considering all the details, the Samsung Galaxy NX is not really acceptable as a vlog camera as it receives a bad score of 34.
Samsung Galaxy NX Alternatives
If you are trying to find replacements to the Galaxy NX, here is a selection of the top rated cameras which fall into the category of Entry-Level Mirrorless.
The line graph followed below provides you a summary of the Galaxy NX versus it's highest scored rivals mentioned earlier.
There are more cameras you might take a look at as alternatives. To go through a extensive comparison, go to the "compare" link.