Samsung known for its Wi-Fi enabled point-and-shoot digital cameras have tapped in their new NX1000 camera. The NX1000 is not just a conventional digital camera but a mirrorless and interchangeable lens type gadget with a compact body. Let us dig in deep for more details and specifications of Samsung NX1000 Mirrorless Camera review.
Design and Built:
The entry-level NX1000 has a plastic body with metal lens mount and a tripod socket. It has an angular and hard-edged design with dimensions of 114×62.5×37.5 and weighs approximately 222 gram. It possesses a concrete curved handgrip that has a textured area for your fingers to rest and a rubberized finish at the rear panel. On the back, there is a basic 3 inch LCD with a decent display.
Image Quality and Video:
The Samsung NX1000 forms images of excellent quality as it uses a 20 megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor. This produces 5472 x 3648 pixel images at up to 8 fps. It also produces noise-free JPEG images at ISO 100-800 and with ISO 1600 the quality remains good. It facilitates you with excellent night photography. With the maximum shutter speed of 30 seconds and a bulb mode of 8 minutes it allows you to capture plenty of light. In the standard mode, colors are vibrant and you can customize the settings as per your choice. It possesses The Panorama shooting mode and range of Smart Filters for your creative input. With the good kit zoom lens (20-50mm, f/3.5-5.6) and a mostly accurate auto-focus, the NX1000 produces sharp images with good contrast and colour.
Video is recorded in MP4 format at 1080p30 or 720p30 HD quality. The recording is excellent with crisp detailing and sharp colors.
Samsung’s Picture Wizard offers preset combinations of different sharpness, contrast, saturation and colour tone settings. The various shooting modes available are SmartAuto (2.0), Program, Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, Manual, Lens Priority, Magic, Scene and Movie.
The NX1000 presents ten creative filter effects that can be applied to both stills and movies. The Panorama mode captures either a Live Panorama or a 3D panorama. It can shoot 20 continuous photos in five seconds for fast moving objects and then stitch them together. The other creative features include image stabilizer, self timer, red eye reduction and an auto flash.
NX1000 sets itself apart from its other competitors through its features of a built-in Wi-Fi. You can even use MobileLink to directly transfer photos to your iOS or Android device. Remote Viewfinder is used to take control of the camera by these phones. There’s also a Social Sharing menu from which you can upload photos and videos to Facebook, Picasa, YouTube, and more. The TV Link option lets you view photos on a Samsung Wi-Fi TV. You can transfer your images and movies to the Microsoft SkyDrive service or Windows PC through different screens. The Wi-Fi on this camera is easy to configure and use and is a great function of this camera.
The camera comes with a rechargeable BP 1030mAh battery that provides standard and a battery life of 160 minutes. So now click and transfer with ease and convenience.
It is a simple and straightforward competent camera. There’s little to fault and much to praise here. This is a very strong contender for a basic mirrorless camera with its built in Wi-Fi. Samsung NX1000 is a well designed compact camera, with a large sensor inside to produce superb images and an interchangeable lens option. So it will not disappoint you in fulfilling your photographic streak. Samsung NX1000 price in India is Rs 33,900.