Amazing Samsung NX300
Difference in quality between camera phones and pocket (pocket camera) are not much different, much less expensive and the physical size of a DSLR makes CSC (Compact System Camera) be a smart choice. As with Samsung's latest cameras, namely: Samsung NX 300. How abilities?
Dimension: 122 x 63.7 x 40.7mm; Weight: 284 grams (body only).
Physical NX 300 is certainly much more compact than a DSLR camera. With a weight of merely 548 grams (with kit lens) users who are used to carrying a DSLR will feel a significant difference that linger with NX 300.
Samsung also presents the design looks retro-modern fusion on NX300. Classic with leather wrapping on the front side, while the modern with the back side of the display area dominated.
Power switch is in the same area as the shutter button on the top side. Still on the up side, there is also a mode dial with 8 selection mode, the jog dial, plus a Direct Link which serves button to run AutoShare feature.
Besides the right of the screen there are a series of buttons with functions commonly found in DSLR cameras are 5 of them also serve as navigation buttons to control menu.
With Touch AMOLED (C-type Touch Control Enabled) and Tilt; 3:31 inches (84mm), WVGA (800 x 480) 768k dots (Pentile); 100% Filed of View.
In addition to using physical keys users can also use the screen to navigate between menus are more intuitive. In the test period, PULSE feel NX300 screen is very responsive to touch input from our fingers. Exciting area of 3:31 inch screen is supported by a metal frame with two pairs of hinges which allow the user to adjust the screen position. The position of the screen can be adjusted to tilt up to 90 degrees facing up, or down 45 degrees.
|Lens Samsung NX Series|
Kit lens: 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 OIS with IFN button; Compatible with Samsung lens with mounting NX.
On Samsung sales package includes a standard kit lens with the size of 18-55mm focal length and aperture of f/3.5-5.6. What's interesting about this lens is equipped with IFN button that can be used to change the focus ring functions to be used to set the aperture value, shutter speed, EV, ISO, white balance and digital zoom.
Samsung NX300 is compatible with every product with the Samsung lens NX mounting, meaning that the kit lens NX series of products that will come earlier or can be used with NX300.
Together with the launch of the NX300 some time ago, Samsung also introduced the 45mm f1.8 lens (2D/3D). Together NX300, the lens can be used to create 3D images and video. 45mm f1.8 lens (2D/3D) is sold separately at a price.
For those of you who have a collection of lenses from other brands, commercially available artificial lens mount adapter so that third parties can marry NX300 body with lens collection owned. Obviously with the consequences of the ineffectiveness of the autofocus feature.
Hardware and Performance
Sensor: APS-C CMOS, 20.3 effective megapixels; DRIMe New Image Engine IV; Shutter speed: 30 to 1/6, 000 seconds; Aperture: f/3.5-22 (wide), f/5.6-22 (tele), ISO: 100 -25 600; Exposure compensation; + / -3 EV
Samsung applies Hybrid Auto Focus system (AF) that allows the NX300 shoot quickly, accurately and detect with better contrast levels. NX300 also very reliable to capture a particular moment when the object moves quickly thanks to the shutter speed (shutter speed), which reached 1/6000 sec and the ability to capture 8.6 frames per second in burst mode shoot.
NX 300 ISO range is quite wide from 100 to 25600 at the highest resolution with manual settings so it's ready to use in varied lighting conditions, is in auto ISO mode only reached 3200.
As NX 300 camera capable of recording video in Full HD resolution with a choice of 60, 30 or 24 frames per second (fps) in MP4 (H.264), while making it extremely reliable for capturing moving images.
Wifi (IEEE 802.11b/g/n support Dual Channel), HDMI 1.4a; microUSB, NFC.
This sector is the most attractive part for mobile technology enthusiasts like us. Samsung includes wifi connectivity options that enable the NX 300 is connected to a computer device, the Samsung Smart HDTV (using the AllShare software) or iOS and Android devices (using Samsung Smart Camera application 2.0) without a cable connection.
In version 2.0, the application of Samsung Smart Camera 3 has integrated the application with different functions that were previously separate. The third function is AutoShare, MobileLink and Remote Viewfinder.
When the feature is enabled AutoShare will make every image captured using the NX300 sent directly to your phone or tablet Android/iOS in a matter of seconds, while MobileLink has a function somewhat similar to AutoShare users only have to choose which photos to send it to your phone or tablet. In addition it also has the function MobileLink folder synchronization between cameras and phones/tablets.
The latter is the Remote Viewfinder function. As the name implies, enabling the user to his smartphone as a viewfinder. Not only can view the photos that will be photographed by the NX300, users can also customize several settings, including zoom in/out and press the shutter via the phone.
To be able to use this application, users must first connect (pairing) NX300 and the phone which is facilitated by the direct link and NFC connectivity. So users just put the phone NX300 also has NFC connectivity.
In addition there is also the option to upload a photo of NX300 to the cloud and social networking services like Microsoft SkyDrive, Facebook, Picasa or YouTube. And NX 300 touch screen ease the process of logging into the service number.
NX300 has a number of standard shooting modes like Auto, Program, Shutter Priority, Manual and Lens Priority which can be determined by turning the mode dial.
There is also a Samsung Smart Mode consisting of 14 modes that can be adapted to the lighting conditions and surrounding objects.
Some examples include Smart Beauty Face Mode that automatically smoothes facial area attractions, Best Face is designed for gruop shot that will capture 5 pictures in a sequence so that the user can determine the best facial expressions for each person and then put it together, Action Freeze for shooting fast-moving objects , Panorama and more.
• Wireless connectivity to a computer or gadget Android and iOS
• AutoShare, Mobile Link, and Remote Viewfinder through Samsung Smart Camera 2.0
• Smart Mode
• Touch Screen to Make Operations More Intuitive
• Video Recorder Full HD
• The Flash Separated from the Body
NX300 is not only able to meet the demands of quality that you will not be able to be met by a smartphone or tablet device, but also will pamper even novice users with ease of operation and features a powerful, especially in the connectivity sector.