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Samsung SMART CAMERA NX1

alaTest has collected and analyzed 234 reviews of Samsung SMART CAMERA NX1. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the portability and screen. The image quality and usability are also appreciated, whereas the memory and low light performance get less positive opinions.

performance, usability, image quality, screen, portability

reliability, low-light, memory

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Samsung SMART CAMERA NX1 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Samsung SMART CAMERA NX1

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Samsung SMART CAMERA NX1 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung NX1 Compact System Smart Camera (28.2 MP)Samsung NX1 Compact System Smart Camera (28.2 MP)

May, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Samsung SMART CAMERA NX1

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 89 user reviews of Samsung SMART CAMERA NX1 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the price and lens. The image quality and usability also get good feedback. Views are divided on the portability, and some have doubts about the energy efficiency and memory.

performance, usability, image quality, lens, price

reliability, low-light, memory, energy

90% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung NX1 28.2 MP Wireless SMART Compact System Camera with 16-50mm f/2.0-2.8 "S" LensSamsung NX1 28.2 MP Wireless SMART Compact System Camera with 16-50mm f/2.0-2.8 "S" Lens

May, 2017

Expert review by: Eric Butterfield (steves-digicams.com)

Samsung NX1

 

The NX1 delivers very high image and video quality, has a powerful auto focus, and allows for quick settings changes via touchscreen, dedicated buttons and dials. If the EVF and modest lens offerings don't deter you, this mirrorless powerhouse is worth...

Very high image quality ; Burst modes are fast, even in RAW mode ; Touchscreen navigation is convenient ; Lots of controls, including three dials ; Built-in flash is quick to recharge ; Built in NFC, WiFi and Bluetooth ; Tap touchscreen for AF during...

Number of NX mount lenses is limited ; Electronic viewfinder lacks clarity of optical ; EVF and LCD refresh rate can hamper action photography ; Manual focus via EVF is not ideal ; LCD angles only 45 degrees downward ; No iOS smartphone support...

The NX1 delivers very high image and video quality, has a powerful auto focus, and allows for quick settings changes via touchscreen, dedicated buttons and dials. If the EVF and modest lens offerings don't deter you, this mirrorless powerhouse is worth...

Apr, 2015

Expert review by: (dpreview.com)

Samsung NX1 Review

 

Samsung has been pretty inventive in the digital camera world. It was the first to offer an really extensive Wi-Fi system (which continues to this day), Android-based cameras (though Nikon launched a model at about the same time), and arguably the...

Apr, 2015

Editor's Choice

Expert review by: Lori Grunin (cnet.com)

Samsung NX1 review

 

Samsung has been making dSLR-style mirrorless interchangeable-lens models for years, but like many competitors they've suffered from performance issues. The company finally steps up its game with the NX1, a high-performance, high-quality camera that...

The Samsung NX1 is fast, well-designed, weather resistant and feature-packed, and it produces great photos and videos.

There's no charger included, and USB charging takes longer than we'd like. Plus, it could use tracking autofocus when you're shooting via the viewfinder.

Fast, sturdy, well-designed and with excellent photo quality, the Samsung NX1 hits all the bases for action-shooting enthusiasts.

Mar, 2015

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Expert review by: Jim Fisher (pcmag.com)

Samsung NX1

 

The Samsung NX1 has it all: quick focus, 28-megapixel resolution, 4K video, Wi-Fi, and a weather-sealed design. It's our Editors' Choice for high-end mirrorless cameras.

Best-in-class sensor resolution. 15fps continuous shooting. Sharp EVF. Tilting touch-screen LCD. 1/8,000-second shutter. Strong high ISO performance. Weather-sealed design. Monochrome information LCD. Great control layout. Dual-band Wi-Fi and Bluetooth...

Burst shooting limited in Raw mode. 4K footage requires transcoding for editing and computer playback. Bluetooth functionality for Android only. Doesn't include external charger

Mirrorless system cameras have come a long way since the first Micro Four Thirds models debuted in 2008. Early models were compact and leaders in image quality, but suffered from slow focus and burst rates. Some entry-level models still suffer from...

Feb, 2015

Expert review by: Mark Goldstein (photographyblog.com)

Samsung NX1 Review

 

The Samsung NX1 is a new professional compact system camera. The DSLR-like NX1 features a 28.2 megapixel APS-C BSI CMOS sensor with no optical low-pass filter, 4K video recording, 15fps continuous shooting, a weather-sealed magnesium-alloy body,...

Dec, 2014

Expert review by: Rex (4k.com)

Samsung NX1 Review – 28 MP 4K Wireless Smart Camera with 16-50mm Power Zoom Lens

 

Samsung has remained one of the more innovative companies, especially when it comes to digital cameras . The NX1 was the first ever APS-C-sized, 28MP CMOS sensor that's backside illuminated. The BSI sensors move all the circuitry behind the...

* 28.2 megapixel APS-C BSI-CMOS sensor ; * Hybrid AF system with 205 phase-detect points ; * 15 fps burst shooting with continuous autofocus ; * 4K video recording ; * 4K video over HDMI ; * Weather-resistant magnesium alloy body ; * 3" tilting Super...

The NX1’s 28MP backside illuminated sensor produces gorgeous stills and the 4K video footage that comes out of the NX1 is comparable to Panasonic’s lauded GH4. Samsung has managed to create a camera that goes toe to toe with other cameras in its class...

May, 2016

Expert review by: Eric Reagan (photographybay.com)

Samsung NX is Fading: NX500 Discontinued, NX1 on Life Support

 

We have all pretty much accepted it now. Samsung and its mirrorless camera system is dead in the water. The Samsung NX500 that is barely a year old is now discontinued. It had a solid spec sheet and plenty of positive reviews as one of the first 4K...

The NX1 is a solid camera and that 16-50mm f/2-2.8 lens is pretty sexy. If you can live with the rest of the lens limitations for the NX line, you may be able to pick of a nice camera that will last a few years on the cheap soon.

Mar, 2016

Expert review by: Eric Reagan (photographybay.com)

Samsung NX1 Review at DPReview

 

DPReview has posted its review of the Samsung NX1. For the most part, it is a glowing review. The 28.2MP backside-illuminate CMOS sensor seems to really set the NX1 apart from other APS-C cameras. ...

Apr, 2015

Expert review by: Marcus Wong (hardwarezone.com)

First looks at the Samsung NX1 professional camera

 

Samsung's new NX1 camera is their first foray into cameras targeted squarely at professionals and serious enthusiasts, and we were on hand to get a quick first-hand experience of it.

Nov, 2014

Expert review by: Angela Nicholson (techradar.com)

Samsung NX1 review

 

It's not just the spec that impresses, the image quality is excellent as well

High pixel count and good detail resolution ; Excellent AF system ; 15fps continuous shooting

Missing a few customisation options ; Baseball Mode is rather gimmicky ; Manual Focus Assist needs to work off centre

Ratings in depth: Camera reviews Best mirrorless CSC Best camera In recent times Samsung has produced some impressive compact system cameras such as the NX30 and NX Mini, but they don't seem to have grabbed the attention of the average enthusiast...

Dec, 2014

Product Specifications

Flash

Shoe mounting point: Yes
Shoe mounting point type:Hot

Picture Quality

Sensor Format:Advanced Photo System type-C (APS-C)
Supported aspect ratios:1:1, 3:2, 16:9

Video

HD type:4K Ultra HD / Full HD

Weight & Dimensions

Lens length:1.22
Lens weight:3.92