- 20MP - APS-C Sensor
- 3" Fixed Screen
- ISO 100 - 12800
- 1920 x 1080 video
- Samsung NX Mount
- 222g - 114 x 63 x 37mm
- Released April 2012
- Updated by Samsung NX1100
- Read full specs
- Size Comparison
Samsung NX1000 overview
Samsung NX1000 is Samsung's Entry-Level Mirrorless digital camera originally announced on April of 2012. It uses a 20 MegaPixel, CMOS APS-C sized sensor and has a maximum resolution of 5472 x 3648.
Samsung launched the newer Samsung NX1100 (Read Full Comparison) to improve this model.
The NX1000 is scored #57 out of 115 in Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras and all round #303 out of 1459 for cameras in our list. Remember to test our Smart camera filter to get camera listings based on your personal factors.
The following is a graph of various criteria used in the scoring system.
Samsung NX1000 history
The Samsung NX1000 comes with a history of related cameras. Listed below, you can discover all past and newer models as well as main specs.
NX1000 vs NX50028MPAPS-C9.0 fps2015
NX1000 vs NX300020MPAPS-C5.0 fps2014
NX1000 vs NX200020MPAPS-C8.0 fps2013
NX1000 vs NX30020MPAPS-C9.0 fps2013
NX1000 vs NX110020MPAPS-C8.0 fps2013
NX1000 vs NX300M20MPAPS-C9.0 fps2013
NX1000 vs NX21020MPAPS-C8.0 fps2012
NX1000 vs NX20020MPAPS-C7.0 fps2012
NX1000 vs NX1115MPAPS-C3.0 fps2010
NX1000 vs NX10015MPAPS-C3.0 fps2010
NX1000 vs NX515MPAPS-C3.0 fps2010
NX1000 vs NX1015MPAPS-C3.0 fps2010
Samsung NX1000 Gallery
You can see the NX1000 from several angles in the gallery here.
Samsung NX1000 Pros and Cons
Below is a collection of upsides and downsides of the Samsung NX1000 based on criterias which are usually viewed as necessary in a digital camera.
Samsung NX1000 Sensor info
The specification of the sensor on the Samsung NX1000 is 23.5mm x 15.7mm (APS-C). The 369 mm² sensor is able to resolve 5472 x 3648 pixels at aspect ratios of 1:1, 3:2 and 16:9.Google will print your 'Best' photos for $8 a month
The CMOS sensor boasts 20MP and supports a standard ISO range of 100 to 12800. RAW photos are supported therefore you have wider room to maneuver in post.
The image underneath displays the NX1000's sensor dimensions compared to other popular sizes. The NX1000 sensor comes with a crop factor of 1.5 and is displayed in green.Instagram's $20 billion Ad success
To get an idea of specific aspect ratios, you should refer to the graphic below.
Samsung NX1000 dimensions
Samsung NX1000 weighs 0.49 pounds (222 grams / 7.83 ounces) and the sizing of the camera is 114mm x 63mm x 37mm (4.5" x 2.5" x 1.5"). The weight of normal Entry-Level Mirrorless camera is 327 grams and the Samsung NX1000 is lighter when compared with various competitors.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
Down below is a image of the Samsung NX1000 besides a softdrink so you can have a feel for its scale.
The top view just below will highlight the button layout on the NX1000.
Samsung NX1000 Lens info
The NX1000 works with the Samsung NX mount and has 34 lenses available to buy. Below is a small number of the lenses we have in our database which will work with the NX1000.
Samsung NX1000 Connectivity
The NX1000 has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- Wireless Yes
- HDMI Yes
- GPS Yes
Cameras which have NFC and / or Bluetooth support can easily be used wirelessly through smartphones. You are able to transfer images and oftentimes alter camera settings without the hassle of connecting physically to the camera.
Several applications even stream a Liveview and click the shutter if you aren't close to the camera. If the camera includes a HDMI out, it could be attached to an external screen. Almost all cameras enable you to charge the battery using the USB port.
Samsung NX1000 Video info
The maximum video resolution on the Samsung NX1000 is 1920 x 1080 and it can capture in MPEG-4 and H.264 file format. 1080p resolution gives a great balance for video quality vs file sizes but FULL HD won't leave you with much room to downsample. The camera doesn't feature a mic and / or headphone port which means that you get no control over your audio. It is probably a better idea to purchase a different model should you want good audio in your videos.
Samsung NX1000 Weather Sealing
Samsung NX1000 doesn't include weather proofing so wet conditions may damage the camera.
Samsung NX1000 Screen and Viewfinder
The Samsung NX1000 houses a 3 inch fixed screen boasting a resolution of 921 thousand dots.
Please be aware that the screen offers no touch support.Coronavirus is affecting the sensor business
The View Finder specs regarding Samsung NX1000 are the following:
- ViewFinder None
In those sunny outdoor situations which make the camera screens washed out and difficult to view, viewfinders will be very valuable.
Samsung NX1000 Shutter info
Samsung NX1000 is able to shoot continuously at 8.0 frames/s. The highest shutter speed is 1/4000 sec.
Samsung NX1000 Flash and Hot shoe info
Samsung NX1000 includes external flash ability but is without built-in flash. The max flash sync is 1/180 sec.
Samsung NX1000 Autofocusing info
Samsung NX1000 includes just Contrast Detect Auto Focus and does not have Phase Detect Auto Focus. Phase Detection autofocusing is more faster & exact when compared with Contrast Detect autofocusing. The camera boasts Face detection which can be useful for portrait photography.
The Sensor boasts 15 focus points to pick from. Samsung NX1000 features manual focus in case it is needed for low light occasions or you need to have more exact control on focus.
Samsung NX1000 Battery life
The battery (BC1030) in the Samsung NX1000 is fashioned to last for 320 shutters based on the CIPA specifications making it comparable with its competitors. The general Entry-Level Mirrorless camera battery life is 339. Samsung NX mini comes with the highest possible (650) battery life for this kind of cameras.
Listed below is a number of Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras with the highest battery life:
NX1000 vs NX mini650 yesnono
NX1000 vs K-01540 yesnono
NX1000 vs NEX-3N480 yesnono
NX1000 vs NEX-F3470 yesnono
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Samsung NX1000 for various types of photography
The following illustration displays a overview of the Samsung NX1000 for various types of photography. To check out more, go to the specific paragraph underneath.
Samsung NX1000 Portrait photography details
The Samsung NX1000 gets a points total of 77 which is great, and means the camera is a brilliant option to use for portrait photos. Shooting portraits leans greatly towards sensor resolution, support for RAW photos along with the flexibility to utilize off-camera flash.
Samsung NX1000 Street photography advice
Getting a very good score of 73, the Samsung NX1000 is a very decent fit to use in street photography. A decent street photography camera gives a perfect balance of image quality plus portability.
Samsung NX1000 Sports photography details
A reasonable sports photography points total of 56 indicates the Samsung NX1000 is reasonably appropriate for taking pictures of sports. A camera should have excellent autofocus plus fast continuous shooting for sports photography.
Samsung NX1000 Travel photography information
Portability is super crucial when getting a camera for travel. On the whole, the Samsung NX1000 gets a above average 68 as a travelling camera which is a respectable choice to purchase for your trips.
Samsung NX1000 Landscape photography features
For anyone looking to pick a camera for landscape pictures, the most significant aspect will be image quality. The Samsung NX1000 with it's nice rating of 71 as a landscape camera is a good option in the current market.
Samsung NX1000 as a Vlogging camera
A vlogging camera should really have a articulating display screen, microphone port and if possible image stabilization. Considering all the details, the Samsung NX1000 is not appropriate for vlogging as it receives a awful score of 34.
Samsung NX1000 Alternatives
If you need alternatives to the NX1000, here is a number of the top ranked cameras that fall into the category of Entry-Level Mirrorless.
The chart here offers you a summary of the NX1000 compared to it's top ranked competitors listed previously.
There are a bunch of cameras you may regard as alternate options. To browse through a detailed comparison, just click on the "compare" link.