General

Samsung NX20 Samsung NX30
Brand
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Samsung Samsung
Lowest price
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$467.39 $785.89
Announced
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April 2012 May 2013

Sensor

Type
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CMOS CMOS
Crop factor
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1.5x 1.5x
Megapixels
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20 MP 20 MP
Light sensitivity
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12,800 ISO 25,600 ISO
Light sensitivity (boost)
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Unknown Unknown
Sensor cleaning
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Unknown Unknown

Sensor (Advanced)

True resolution
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20 MP 20 MP
Native resolution
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5472 × 3648 5472 × 3648
Pixel size
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18.5 µm² 18.5 µm²

Screen

Type
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OLED OLED
Size
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3" 3"
Resolution
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614k dots 1,036k dots
Touch screen
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No Yes
Flips out
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Yes Yes
Live view
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Yes Yes

Lenses

Lens availability
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55 lenses 55 lenses
Lens mount
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Samsung NX Samsung NX

Form factor

Size
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122×90×40 mm 127×96×58 mm
Depth
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1.6" 2.3"
Weight
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341 g 375 g
Interchangeable lenses
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Yes Yes
Waterproof
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No No
Weather sealed
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No No
Built-in focus motor
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No No

Viewfinder

Type
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Digital Digital
Viewfinder size
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0.68x 0.65x
Coverage
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100% 100%

Movies

Format
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1080p @ 30fps 1080p @ 60fps
Supports 24p
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Yes No
High-speed framerate
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None None
External mic jack
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Yes Yes
Autofocus
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Unknown Hybrid detection
Continuous focus
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n/a No
All formats
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  1. 320 x 240 @ 30fps
  2. 480p @ 30fps
  3. 720p @ 30fps
  4. 1,920 x 810 @ 24fps
  5. 1080p @ 30fps
  1. 1080p @ 60fps

Features

Panorama
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Yes Yes
HDR
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No Yes
3D
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Yes Yes
Image stabilization
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None Unknown
Supports RAW
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Yes Yes
GPS
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No No

Performance

Startup delay
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3000 ms 800 ms
Shutter lag
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350 ms 125 ms
Battery life
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360 shots 360 shots
Continuous shooting
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8 fps 9 fps

Focus system

Autofocus
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Contrast detection Phase detection
Focus points
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15 247
Cross type focus points
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Unknown Unknown

Shutter

Max
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1/8000s 1/8000s
Min
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30s 30s

Flash

Built-in flash
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Yes Yes
Popup
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Yes Yes
External connection
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Yes Yes

Storage

Storage slots
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1 1
Supported formats
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  1. SD
  2. SDHC
  1. SD
  2. SDHC

DXO Mark Scores

Image quality
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75.0 76.0
Color depth
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23.4 bits 23.5 bits
Dynamic range
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12.9 EV 12.4 EV
Low light performance
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785 ISO 1,014 ISO
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