Samsung NX200 overview
Samsung NX200 is Samsung's Entry-Level Mirrorless camera originally announced on February of 2012. It comes with a 20 MegaPixel, CMOS APS-C sized sensor and has a peak resolution of 5472 x 3648.
Samsung brought out this camera in order to upgrade the previous Samsung NX100 (Read Full Comparison) and afterwards introduced the newer Samsung NX210 (Read Full Comparison) in order to upgrade this model.
The NX200 is ranked #61 out of 112 in Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras and all round #297 out of 1436 for cameras in our list. You can use our Advanced camera filter to find camera results based on your personalized criteria.
The following is a diagram of multiple criteria used in the scoring system.
Samsung NX200 family
The Samsung NX200 comes with a history of related cameras. Down below, you can look at all past and newer models along with key features.
Samsung NX200 Gallery
You can see the NX200 from different angles in the gallery underneath.
Samsung NX200 Pros and Cons
Below is a list of upsides and downsides of the Samsung NX200 based on features which are typically seen as crucial in a camera.
Samsung NX200 Sensor specifications
The sensor specification in the Samsung NX200 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.Last day to get your files as Canon Irisa shuts down
The CMOS sensor boasts 20 megapixels and gives a native ISO range of 100 - 12800. RAW format is saved so the user has wider room to maneuver in post.
The image underneath shows the NX200's sensor dimensions in comparison to other common sizes. The NX200 sensor comes with a crop factor of 1.5 and is outlined in green.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
To get an idea of different aspect ratios, you should refer to the visual below.
Samsung NX200 dimensions
Samsung NX200 weighs around 0.49 pounds (223 grams / 7.87 oz) and the over all size of the camera is 117mm x 63mm x 36mm (4.6" x 2.5" x 1.4"). The weight of general Entry-Level Mirrorless camera is 325 grams so the Samsung NX200 is lighter compared with its rivals.Instagram's $20 billion Ad success
Down below is a image of the Samsung NX200 with a soda so you can have a sense of its scale.
The top view under will provide the button layout on the NX200.
Samsung NX200 Lens specifications
The NX200 uses the Samsung NX mount and has 34 lenses available to buy. Below is a few of the lenses we have in our collection which will fit the NX200.
Samsung NX200 Connectivity
The NX200 has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- HDMI Yes
- GPS Yes
Cameras that incorporate NFC and / or Bluetooth compatibility are able to be used wirelessly by smartphones. You will be able to copy photos and at times change settings with no need to connect physically to the camera.
Some applications even enable a Liveview and press the shutter whenever you aren't near the camera. If the camera comes with a HDMI out, it can easily be attached to an external monitor. Nearly all cameras enable you to recharge the battery through the USB socket.
Samsung NX200 Video specifications
The highest video resolution in the Samsung NX200 is 1920 x 1080 and it can capture in MPEG-4 and H.264 format. 1080p resolution gives you an excellent balance in quality vs file sizes but FULL HD isn't going to leave you with much room to downsample. The camera doesn't include a mic and / or headphone port so you have got no control over your audio. It is perhaps a better idea to order an alternative model in case you require better audio in your video clips.
Samsung NX200 Weather Sealing
There is no weather sealing for the Samsung NX200 so you need to be cautious in wet or dusty situations.
Samsung NX200 Display and Viewfinder
The Samsung NX200 comes with a 3 inch fixed display screen boasting a resolution of 614 thousand dots.
Sadly the display screen is not a touch screen.400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100
The View Finder details regarding Samsung NX200 are below:
- ViewFinder Electronic (optional)
In those sunny outdoor situations which make the camera screens washed out and hard to view, viewfinders are particularly helpful.
Samsung NX200 Shutter specifications
Samsung NX200 continuous shooting rate is 7.0 fps. The highest shutter speed is 1/4000 sec.
Samsung NX200 Flash and Hot shoe specifications
Samsung NX200 includes external flash ability but with no in-built flash. The maximum flash sync is 1/180 sec.
Samsung NX200 Autofocus specifications
Samsung NX200 includes just Contrast Detect Autofocus and does not have Phase Detect Autofocus. Phase Detection focusing is a lot quicker & accurate compared with Contrast Detect focusing. The camera comes with Face detect which is useful for people photography.
The Sensor comes with 15 focus points to choose from. Samsung NX200 has got manual focus when required in low light or you need more exact focus control.
Samsung NX200 Battery life
The battery power (BC1030) for the Samsung NX200 is made to last for 330 clicks as per the CIPA benchmarks which is on par with its rivals. The typical Entry-Level Mirrorless camera battery life is 338. Samsung NX mini features the highest (650) battery life in this range of cameras.
Following is a number of Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras which have the highest battery life:
Samsung NX200 for specific categories of photography
The following graph presents a overview of the Samsung NX200 for specific categories of photography. To read more, have a look at the specific section underneath.
Samsung NX200 Portrait photography features
The Samsung NX200 gets a score of 77 which is exceptional, and means the camera is a terrific option to use for portrait photos. Taking portrait photos leans greatly towards sensor specs, RAW support plus the capability to utilize off-camera lighting.
Samsung NX200 Street photography features
Coming in at a nice score of 73, the Samsung NX200 is a very decent pick for street photography. A decent street photography camera has a perfect balance of image quality plus portability.
Samsung NX200 as a Sports photography camera
A modest sports photography points tally of 56 indicates the Samsung NX200 is fairly acceptable for taking pictures of sports. A camera really should have great autofocus plus shutter speeds for sports photography.
Samsung NX200 Travel photography highlights
Portability is extremely critical when buying a camera for travel. On the whole, the Samsung NX200 gets a very good 68 as a travel camera which is a good choice to take with you on your travels.
Landscape photography with Samsung NX200
If you're planning to purchase a digital camera for landscape photography, the most significant factor is going to be image quality. The Samsung NX200 and it's nice rating of 71 for a landscape camera is a respectable choice amongst it's competitors.
Samsung NX200 as a Vlogging camera
A camera for vlogging preferably should offer a articulating screen, microphone input and preferably image stabilization. Taking everything in to account, the Samsung NX200 is not really good as a vlog camera as it gets a bad score of 34.
Samsung NX200 Alternatives
If you want replacements to the NX200, below is a number of the top placed cameras that fall in to the class of Entry-Level Mirrorless.
The chart listed below will give you a summary of the NX200 versus it's top scored competitors suggested previously.
These are some more cameras you may regard as alternatives. To review a comprehensive comparison, visit the "compare" link.