Samsung NX300 Smart Wi-Fi Brief Review

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Specifications

  • 20.3M APS sensor
  • 1/6000 shutter speed
  • Built-in Wi-Fi.
  • Tiltable 3" AMOLED display with touch
  • Wide range ISO (100-25600)
  • RAW option
  • Manual shooting modes
  • 1080 HD video at 60 fps
  • GPS
  • Release Date: 2013-03-05
  • Final Grade: 94 4.7 Star Rating: Recommended

4.7 Star Rating: Recommended
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Samsung NX300 Smart Wi-Fi
20.3M APS sensor; 1/6000 shutter speed; Built-in Wi-Fi.; Tiltable 3" AMOLED display with touch; Wide range ISO (100-25600); RAW option; Manual shooting modes; 1080 HD video at 60 fps; GPS
By , Last updated on: 5/18/2014

Samsung's latest mirrorless model has really impressed early consumers with its versatility. The 2013 release uses a large 20.3 megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor and supports the new Samsung 3D and hybrid autofocus lenses. With 8 fps burst and a top shutter speed of 1/6000, the NX300 should be an excellent choice for action shots. The 3' LCD can be tilted for shooting at odd angles and the built-in wi-fi allows instant photo transfer and sharing. Add RAW, GPS and 60 fps HD video and the NX300 is really feature packed.

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