Summary Samsung NX100

Prices Price
Body only
With 20-55mm lens
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 10
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 38
Specifications Key specs
Sensor size
Help APS-C 23.4x15.6mm
Screen resolution
Help 614k dots
Help 14 MP
Movie format
Help 720p @ 30fps
Screen size
Help 3"
Light sensitivity
Help 3,200 ISO
see all specifications
Lenses Lenses
Browse Samsung NX100 lenses at LensHero
Samsung NX100Samsung NX100


Samsung has replaced the NX100 with the NX200.

Samsung NX200
Samsung NX200 announced September 2011
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
3D Takes 3D photos

Compare the new Samsung NX200 vs the NX100


Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Samsung NX100.


Manual Focus Samsung NX100 Video Sample
  • Shallow DOF
  • Manual focus
  • Sample video


Report a correction

The Samsung NX100 vs other recent mirrorless cameras

Startup delay Short startup delay Help
1100 ms startup delay
Screen type OLED Screen Help
Bright and vivid
External flash External flash Help
Better lighting
Thickness Thin Help
Movie continuous focus Movie continuous focus Help
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Size Quite small Help
Mid size (120×71×35 mm)
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
Weight Light Help
282 g


Report a correction

The Samsung NX100 vs other recent mirrorless cameras

Low light performance Noisy at high ISO Help
563 ISO
Overall image quality Low overall image quality Help
Dynamic range Very narrow dynamic range Help
10.7 EV
Viewfinder Can only preview photos on the screen Help
Supports 24p No 24p movies Help
Missing that film look
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
14 MP
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramas Help
You could stitch photos in post
Announced Old Help
September 2010
Built-in flash No built-in flash Help
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
30 seconds
Movie format HD movies Help
720p @ 30fps
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
614k dots
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
3 fps
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Weather sealed No weather sealing Help
Need to shelter it from weather
Autofocus contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Shutter lag Poor shutter lag Help
431 ms shutter lag
Light sensitivity (boost) Very low boost light sensitivity Help
6,400 ISO
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/4000 of a second
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users




front photo of the Samsung NX100back photo of the Samsung NX100angle photo of the Samsung NX100


Samsung NX100

Report a correction

Showing 1 comments

Avatar for Michael Barkowski Michael Barkowski (6:35 PM, May 10, 2011)
I have this camera. It does not lack continuous AF in video mode, it just doesn't use it by default. You have to press the "C" (depth of field preview) button to get it started, and then it continously autofocuses for the rest of the movie.