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Samsung NX210

alaTest has collected and analyzed 53 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the lens and design. The usability and image quality also get good comments. Many are critical about the memory and viewfinder. Views are divided on the low light performance.

portability, image quality, usability, design, lens

performance, value for money, flash, viewfinder, memory

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Compact System Cameras the Samsung NX210 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 53 reviews)

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Samsung NX210

 

The Samsung NX210 is, apart from the addition of a Wi-Fi mode, as good as identical to its predecessor Samsung NX200. In this article we have therefore concentrated on the new features of the camera but also included our usual studio test scene....

Good image quality with very high resolution and good detail at base ISO ; Well-designed and intuitive user interface, suitable for point-and-shoot users and enthusiasts alike ; Good customizability including the useful iFn button ; Attractive...

Longer than usual processing times after taking raw shots (but improved over NX200) ; Fairly aggressive noise reduction starts blurring detail at lower ISOs and mixes with high levels of chroma noise at higher sensitivities ; No live view feed in...

The Samsung NX210 offers you the high pixel-count and compact dimensions of the NX200 and adds WiFi-connectivity to the mix. The NX210 is slightly let down by long buffering times in raw mode and the JPEG engine's noise treatment at high sensitivities...

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Samsung NX210 (with 18-55mm lens)

 

Though it uses the same sturdy, well-designed body as the NX200 , and boasts a broad set of sharing and connectivity options, the Samsung NX210's performance and JPEG photo quality don't seem to match its predecessor's.

With excellent raw photos for a sub-$1,000 model, a nicely designed user interface, and a broad set of sharing features, the Samsung NX210 is a solid option for enthusiast photographers.

Its autofocus is a bit slow for the price and the JPEG processing could use some work.

The Samsung NX210's raw photos and the shooting experience it provides distinguish it from competitors, but it's slower than it should be and JPEG photos don't match the rest of the field.

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Samsung NX210First Impressions Review

 

The Samsung NX210 combines the sleek, compact design of the NX1000, with a few of the extra high-performance features and design implementations of the high-end NX20. Because of this, Samsung describes it as the most versatile of its new NX cameras—all...

The NX210 isn’t a revolutionary camera by any means. It has the same 20.3-megapixel CMOS sensor as its predecessor, the NX200, and the only huge new addition is the inclusion of a Samsung’s built-in WiFi feature. By this rationale, the NX210 is...

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Samsung NX210 Preview

 

The NX System, from Samsung, is a compact line of interchangeable lens cameras designed to work with all nine NX-series lens. This year, the big news is "In-Built Wifi." This means, you'll not only be taking high resolution 20.3 megapixel still photos...

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Samsung NX210

 

While the NX210 is compelling enough as a picture-taking machine, an extra selling point for general consumers is the camera's capabilities as a picture-sharing machine. Samsung has loaded its compact system camera with Wi-Fi connectivity and on-board...

Solidly built metal casing. Design is both aesthetically pleasing and very comfortable to shoot with. The 18-55mm kit lens is optically stabilized for better images at slower shutter speeds. In manual focus mode, LED display automatically zooms to the...

No built-in flash. No flash control button, so you’ve got to use the function button and then scroll to the flash icon to change or adjust the flash output. Slow RAW processing. The Wi-Fi functionality would benefit from a touchscreen. Android apps...

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NX210

 

($899) is a compact mirrorless interchangeable lens camera -- err, Smart Camera. Samsung has given the "Smart Camera" moniker to all of their Wi-Fi equipped cameras this year, and their implementation of this feature is one of the best I've seen. In...

Very good image quality ; Compact, well-designed, solidly built body ; Gorgeous 3-inch AMOLED display ; Excellent Wi-Fi implementation ; Attractive, easy-to-use interface with help screens for every option ; Full manual exposure controls, plus white...

Burst mode woes: camera locked up while saving to memory card, display lags behind the action, small amount of buffer memory ; OLED display can be difficult to see outdoors ; A bit pricey ; Camera's small size becomes moot when a zoom lens is attached...

Overall, I really enjoyed my time with the Samsung NX210. The healthy set of auto and manual controls, beautiful OLED display and UI combination, good photo quality, and best-in-class Wi-Fi features make the NX210 well worth looking at -- though it's a...

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Samsung NX210

 

Announced alongside the NX1000 and NX20, the NX210 is a direct replacement to the NX200 and actually adds very little. It boasts the same 20.3 megapixel sensor as its predecessor and essentially the same styling. Although not an upgrade, the sensor is...

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Amazon review summary for Samsung NX210

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 user reviews of Samsung NX210 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Compact System Cameras on Amazon.com.

performance, screen, portability, image quality, lens

80% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung NX210 Kit 20.3-megapixel Digital Camera with 18-55mm Lens-BlackSamsung NX210 Kit Black 20.3-megapixel Digital Camera with 18-55mm Lens

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Would recommend to everyone.

 

I bought this camera to take photos and videos for my newborn baby. It serves the purpose very well.

Compact design ; Great photovideo quality ; Plenty of shooting modes ; Very easy to use

Consumer review by:

Would recommend to everyone.

 

I bought this camera to take photos and videos for my newborn baby. It serves the purpose very well.

Compact design ; Great photovideo quality ; Plenty of shooting modes ; Very easy to use

Product Specifications

Configuration

Autofocus: Yes
Built-in Flash: No
Changeable Lens: Yes
Image Stabiliser: No
Integrated GPS Module: No
Touchscreen: No
View Finder Type:LCD Monitor

Connectivity

Bluetooth: No
HDMI: Yes
PictBridge: No
WiFi Connectivity: Yes

General Features

3D:3D Twin-Lens
Chip Type:CMOS
Sensor Size:23.5 x 15.7 mm

Lens

Longest Shutter Speed in s:30
Shortest Shutter Speed in s:1/4000

Memory

Compact Flash Card: No
Memory Stick / Memory Stick Pro: No
Memory Stick Duo / Duo Pro: No
Memory Type:External
Micro Drive: No
Multimedia Card: No
SDXC Card: Yes
Secure Digital Card: Yes
Secure Digital High Capacity Card: Yes
XD Card: No

Power Supply

Battery Model:Samsung BP-1030
Battery Type:Samsung BP-1030

Recording

Aperture Priority: Yes
Face Detection Mode:Face Detection
Movie / Voice Recording:Movie + Voice
RAW Format: Yes
Serial Shot Mode: Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes
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