Summary Samsung NX100

Prices Price
Body only
Unknown
With 20-55mm lens
$389
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 2
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 32
Specifications Key specs
Sensor size
Help APS-C 23.4x15.6mm
Screen resolution
Help 614k dots
Megapixels
Help 14 MP
Movie format
Help 720p @ 30fps
Screen size
Help 3"
Light sensitivity
Help 3,200 ISO
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Lenses Lenses
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Samsung NX100Samsung NX100

Replacement

Samsung has replaced the NX100 with the NX200.

Samsung NX200
Samsung NX200 announced September 2011
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Overall image quality Better image quality
Movie format Higher resolution movies

Compare the new Samsung NX200 vs the NX100

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Videos

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Pros

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The Samsung NX100 vs other recent mirrorless cameras

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)
Thickness Thin Help
1.4"
Screen type OLED Screen Help
Bright and vivid
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
$389.00
Weight Light Help
282 g

Cons

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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
62.0
Dynamic range Very narrow dynamic range Help
10.7 EV
Viewfinder Can only preview photos on the screen Help
None
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
3,200 ISO
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
Lens availability Slightly fewer lenses available Help
55 lenses
Announced Old Help
September 2010
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
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
Shutter lag Poor shutter lag Help
431 ms shutter lag
Built-in flash No built-in flash Help
Professional
Popularity Not so popular Help
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Discussion

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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.