- 15MP - APS-C Sensor
- 3" Fixed Display
- ISO 100 - 3200
- 1280 x 720 video
- Samsung NX Mount
- 499g - 123 x 87 x 40mm
- Announced December 2010
- Succeeded the Samsung NX10
- Successor is Samsung NX20
- Read full specs
- Size Comparison
Samsung NX11 summary
Samsung NX11 is Samsung's Entry-Level Mirrorless camera initially revealed on December of 2010. The camera has got a 15MP, CMOS APS-C size sensor with a full resolution of 4592 x 3056.
Samsung released this camera to replace the older Samsung NX10 (Read Full Comparison) and subsequently brought out the fresher Samsung NX20 (Read Full Comparison) in an effort to update this camera.
The NX11 ranks at #85 out of 115 in Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras and over-all #389 out of 1459 for digital cameras in our collection. Please test our Smart camera filter to get camera rankings based on your personalized requirements.
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Samsung NX11 family
The Samsung NX11 comes with a history of related digital cameras. Below, you can take a look at all older and the latest models as well as main features.
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Samsung NX11 Gallery
You can view the NX11 from several angles in the gallery underneath.
Samsung NX11 Pros and Cons
Here is a selection of pros and cons of the Samsung NX11 based on aspects that are generally regarded as essential in a camera.
Samsung NX11 Sensor specs
The Samsung NX11 features the DRIM Engine processor. The sensor specification on the Samsung NX11 is 23.4mm x 15.6mm (APS-C). The 365 mm² sensor has the capability to capture 4592 x 3056 pixels with aspect ratios of 3:2 and 16:9.Instagram's $20 billion Ad success
The CMOS sensor boasts 15 megapixels and provides a native ISO range of 100 to 3200. RAW files are saved so you have more margin for error.
The graphic below shows the NX11's sensor size compared to other common sizes. The NX11 sensor comes with a crop factor of 1.5 and is outlined in green.Control Profoto B10 & B10 Plus with your Android Phone
To get an understanding of specific aspect ratios, you should refer to the visual below.
Samsung NX11 dimensions
Samsung NX11 weighs about 1.10 pounds (499g or 17.60 oz) and features exterior dimensions of 123mm x 87mm x 40mm (4.8" x 3.4" x 1.6"). The weight of average Entry-Level Mirrorless camera is 327g and the Samsung NX11 is more heavy compared to various rivals.Last day to get your files as Canon Irisa shuts down
Listed below is a pic of the Samsung NX11 besides a softdrink so you're able to have a feel for its size.
The top view directly below will illustrate the button arrangement on the NX11.
Samsung NX11 Lens details
The NX11 works with the Samsung NX mount and has 34 lenses that you can purchase. Here is some of the lenses we have in our database that will fit the NX11.
Samsung NX11 Connectivity
The NX11 has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- HDMI Yes
- GPS Yes
Digital cameras that incorporate NFC and Bluetooth compatibility can easily be controlled wirelessly with smartphones. You can transfer pictures and sometimes adjust settings with no need to connect straight with the camera.
Several apps also provide a Liveview and release the shutter if you are not close to the camera. If the camera features a HDMI out, it could be connected to an external monitor. A lot of cameras will allow you to charge the battery pack through the USB socket.
Samsung NX11 Video details
The highest possible video quality on the Samsung NX11 is 1280 x 720 and it can save in H.264 format. 720p is low by today's requirements. You should strive for at least FUll HD quality for video. The body does not offer a mic and headphone jack so you have got zero control over your sound. It is probably best to take a look at a different camera if you want better sound in your video clips.
Samsung NX11 Weather Sealing
Samsung NX11 does not have environment proofing so wet conditions could ruin the camera.
Samsung NX11 Display and Viewfinder
The Samsung NX11 has got a 3" fixed display screen with a resolution of 614k dots.
Unfortunately the display screen is not a touch screen.Photographer fined '$200,000' for failing to deliver photos
The ViewFinder details regarding Samsung NX11 are the following:
- ViewFinder Electronic
- ViewFinder Coverage 100 percent
- ViewFinder Magnification 0.57x
In those bright outdoor conditions that make the camera displays washed out and hard to view, viewfinders are rather valuable.
Samsung NX11 Shutter details
Samsung NX11 has the capability to shoot continuously at 3.0 fps. The maximum shutter speed is 1/4000s.
Samsung NX11 Flash and Hot shoe details
Samsung NX11 has got both in-built flash plus external flash support. The highest flash sync speed is 1/180s.
Samsung NX11 Autofocus details
Samsung NX11 has got only Contrast Based Autofocus and lacks Phase Detect Autofocus. Phase Detection autofocusing is a lot more faster and accurate compared to Contrast Based autofocusing. The camera has got Face detect which makes it valuable for portraits.
It has got 15 focus points to select from. Samsung NX11 can use manual focusing if required during low light conditions or you need more accurate control on focusing.
Samsung NX11 Battery life
The battery life (BP1130) in the Samsung NX11 is designed to last for 400 photographs as per the CIPA measurements which is above standard for its category. The average Entry-Level Mirrorless camera battery life is 339. Samsung NX mini features the best (650) battery life within this group of cameras.
Below is a collection of Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras that come with the highest battery life:
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Samsung NX11 for different forms of photography
The following illustration shows a summary of the Samsung NX11 for different forms of photography. To find out more, have a look at the specific section below.
Samsung NX11 Portrait photography information
The Samsung NX11 gets a score of 73 which is very good, and means the camera is a fine pick for portrait photography. Taking portraits favors greatly towards sensor size, support for RAW files along with the flexibility to utilize external flash.
Street photography with Samsung NX11
Getting a modest score of 60, the Samsung NX11 is reasonably suitable to buy for street photography. A good street photography camera features a good balance of image quality and portability.
Samsung NX11 as a Sports photography camera
A moderate sports photography rating of 53 means the Samsung NX11 is fairly appropriate for taking pictures of sports. A camera must have excellent focusing and shutter speeds for sports photography.
Samsung NX11 Travel photography info
Portability is really crucial in buying a camera for travel. On the whole, the Samsung NX11 gets a above average 63 for a travel camera which makes it a respectable choice to buy for your holidays.
Samsung NX11 Landscape photography features
If you're looking to choose a digital camera for landscape photographs, the most essential factor is going to be image quality. The Samsung NX11 and it's very good score of 69 as a landscape camera is a very decent pick within the current marketplace.
Samsung NX11 as a Vlogging camera
A camera for vlogging should come with a moving screen, microphone port and if possible IBIS. Taking everything into account, the Samsung NX11 is not good for vlogging as it comes to a low rating of 24.
Samsung NX11 Alternatives
If you are shopping for alternatives to the NX11, here is a list of the top rated cameras which fall under the class of Entry-Level Mirrorless.
The graph here shows you a bird's eye view of the NX11 compared to it's top scoring competitors shown previously.
Here are a handful of other cameras you might take a look at as alternative options. To check out a full comparison, simply click the "compare" link.