Samsung NX2000 summary
Samsung NX2000 is Samsung's Entry-Level Mirrorless camera originally launched on November of 2013. The camera has got a 20MP, CMOS APS-C size sensor with a max resolution of 5472 x 3648.
Samsung launched this camera as a way to update the previous Samsung NX1100 (Read Full Comparison) & afterwards brought out the more recent Samsung NX3000 (Read Full Comparison) in an effort to replace this camera.
The NX2000 places at #29 out of 108 in Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras & overall #202 out of 1422 for digital cameras in our database. You should use our Smart camera search to get camera listings based on your personalized criteria.
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Samsung NX2000 family
The Samsung NX2000 is part of a family of cameras. You can view the full list below.
Samsung NX2000 Gallery
You can look at the NX2000 from different angles in the gallery underneath.
Samsung NX2000 Pros and Cons
Here is a selection of pluses and minuses of the Samsung NX2000 based on features that are normally considered essential in a camera.
Samsung NX2000 Sensor specs
The sensor measurement on the Samsung NX2000 is 23.5mm x 15.7mm (APS-C). The 369 mm² sensor can capture 5472 x 3648 pixels using aspect ratios of 1:1, 3:2 and 16:9.Handle those 8K RED files like a boss
The CMOS sensor has 20 megapixels and provides a native ISO range of 100 to 25600. RAW photos are supported which means that you have more margin for error.
The image below illustrates the NX2000's sensor size in comparison to other common sizes. The NX2000 sensor has a crop factor of 1.5 and is outlined in green.Unsplash partners with Institutions to bring historical archive photos
To get a sense of different aspect ratios, you can refer to the visual below.
Samsung NX2000 dimensions
Samsung NX2000 weighs around 0.50 lbs (228g / 8.04 oz) & the dimensions of the camera is 119mm x 65mm x 36mm (4.7" x 2.6" x 1.4"). The weight of typical Entry-Level Mirrorless camera is 323g and the Samsung NX2000 is less heavy as compared to its rivals.400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100
Listed below is a photo of the Samsung NX2000 next to a softdrink to help you to get a feel for its size.
The top view directly below will highlight the button layout on the NX2000.
Samsung NX2000 Lens details
The NX2000 fits the Samsung NX mount and has 32 lenses that you can buy. Here is some of the lenses we have in our database that will work with the NX2000.
Samsung NX2000 Connectivity
The NX2000 has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- Wireless Yes
- NFC Yes
- HDMI Yes
- GPS Yes
Digital cameras that include NFC and / or Bluetooth compatibility can be controlled wirelessly via smartphones. You can copy pictures and in some cases change camera settings without connecting directly with the camera.
Some apps also allow a Liveview and hit the shutter when you are not close to the camera. If the camera has a HDMI port, it can be attached to an external display. Virtually all cameras will allow you to charge the battery pack with the USB socket.
Samsung NX2000 Video details
The max video quality on the Samsung NX2000 is 1920 x 1080 and you can record in MPEG-4 and H.264 format. 1080p quality gives a great balance for quality versus file size but 1080p won't leave you with any room to crop. The body does not have a microphone and / or headphone socket which means you have absolutely no control over the sound. It is probably a better idea to have a look at a different camera if you want better sound for your video clips.
Samsung NX2000 Weather Sealing
There is no environment proofing in the Samsung NX2000 so you have to be careful in rainy and dusty conditions.
Samsung NX2000 Display and Viewfinder
The Samsung NX2000 has got a 3.7 inch fixed screen having a resolution of 1,152 thousand dots.
Moreover the screen is touch friendly which means that you are able to switch focus point as well as adjust settings with your fingertips.Instagram's $20 billion Ad success
The ViewFinder specifications for Samsung NX2000 are below:
- ViewFinder None
Viewfinders are really handy for bright outdoor conditions which might make the camera display washed out and difficult to see.
Samsung NX2000 Shutter details
Samsung NX2000 continuous shooting speed is 8.0 frames per second. The maximum shutter speed is 1/4000 sec.
Samsung NX2000 Flash and Hot shoe details
Samsung NX2000 has external flash support but is without integrated flash. The max flash sync speed is 1/180 sec.
Samsung NX2000 Autofocusing details
Samsung NX2000 has only Contrast Based Autofocus & doesn't have Phase Detect Autofocus. Phase Detection autofocusing is a lot more faster & precise as compared to Contrast Based autofocusing. The camera has got Face detect which can be handy for taking photos of people.
The AF system has got 21 focus points to select from. Samsung NX2000 has tap to focus. You are able to use your fingers to adjust where you focus. It also comes with Tracking Autofocus for moving things. Samsung NX2000 has the ability to use manual focusing if required for low light situations or you require more precise focusing control.
Samsung NX2000 Battery life
The battery pack (BP1130) in the Samsung NX2000 is fashioned to last for 340 pictures as per the CIPA requirements making it about the same as it's rivals. The usual Entry-Level Mirrorless camera battery life is 337. Samsung NX mini has got the maximum (650) battery life for this group of cameras.
Listed below is a list of Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras that come with the highest battery life:
Samsung NX2000 for varying kinds of photography
The following diagram indicates a summary of the Samsung NX2000 for varying kinds of photography. To understand more, scroll to the specific paragraph below.
Samsung NX2000 Portrait photography information
The Samsung NX2000 has a score of 79 which is very high, and means the camera is a superb option for portrait photography. Shooting portraits leans greatly towards sensor size, support for RAW photos plus the ability to use external lighting.
Samsung NX2000 Street photography info
Getting a outstanding rating of 77, the Samsung NX2000 is a outstanding fit to buy for street photography. A very good street photography camera comes with a fine balance of picture quality and portability.
Samsung NX2000 Sports photography information
A very good sports photography points total of 62 suggests the Samsung NX2000 is a good pick for photographing sports. A camera must have good autofocus and fast continuous shooting for sports photography.
Travel photography with Samsung NX2000
Portability is really critical when getting a camera for travel. Overall, the Samsung NX2000 gets a nice 72 as a travel camera which is a good fit to take with you on your travels.
Samsung NX2000 Landscape photography features
For those who are planning to purchase a digital camera for landscape photographs, the most vital factor is going to be image quality. The Samsung NX2000 with it's above average score of 73 for a landscape camera is a very decent choice in the current marketplace.
Samsung NX2000 Vlogging factors
A camera for vlogging preferably should come with a moving display, microphone port and ideally IBIS. Taking everything into account, the Samsung NX2000 is simply not very good as a vlog camera as it comes to a lousy rating of 35.
Samsung NX2000 Alternatives
If you want replacements to the NX2000, here is a selection of the highest ranked cameras that fall under the family of Entry-Level Mirrorless.
The chart down below will give you an overview of the NX2000 vs it's top scoring competitors listed previously.
Here are a handful of other cameras you may regard as alternate options. To check out a extensive comparison, just click on the "compare" link.