Summary Samsung NX100

Prices Price
Body only
With 20-55mm lens
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 25
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 44
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 3.0"
Light sensitivity
Help 3,200 ISO
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Lenses Lenses
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Samsung NX100Samsung NX100


Samsung has replaced the NX100 with the NX200.

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

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Manual Focus Samsung NX100 Video Sample
  • Shallow DOF
  • Manual focus
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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
Thickness Thin Help
External flash External flash Help
Better lighting
Screen type OLED Screen Help
Bright and vivid
Weight Light Help
282 g


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The Samsung NX100 vs other recent mirrorless cameras

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




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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.