Samsung NX10 Review
Samsung NX10 specifications
NX10 +18-55OIS lens: £599.99
(Following prices to be confirmed)
NX10 + 30mm Pancake lens: £649.99
NX10 + 18-55OIS lens+50-200OIS: £699.99
NX10 +18-55OIS + 30mm Pancake lens: £749.99
|Body material||Metal and plastic|
|Sensor|| APS-C type CMOS (23.4 x 15.6mm)
15.1 million total pixels
14.6 million effective pixels
RGB (Primary) color filter array
|Dust removal||Super sonic drive|
|Image sizes|| 3:2:
• 14M (4592x3056)
• 10M (3872x2592)
• 6M (3008x2000)
• 2M (1920x1280)
• 1.4M (1472x976)
• 12M (4592x2584)
• 8M (3872x2176)
• 5M (3008x1688)
• 2M (1920x1080)
|Aspect ratios|| 3:2
|File formats|| RAW (sRW)
RAW + JPEG (Normal, Fine or Super Fine)
JPEG (EXIF 2.2) -Normal, Fine or Super Fine
|Movie mode|| • MP4 (H.264)
• Mono sound (AAC)
• 1280 x 720, 640 x 480, 320 x 340 pixels
• 30 fps
|Lenses||• Samsung NX mount lenses
• Three lenses available at launch:
• SAMSUNG 30mm F2
• SAMSUNG 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 OIS
• SAMSUNG 50-200mm F4-5.6 ED OIS
• Adaptor for Pentax K mount lenses tba
|Focus modes||• Contrast-detect Auto Focus
• Manual focus
• Face Detection (max 10 faces)
• 1 Point AF (free selection)
• 15-Area-Focusing (normal) / 35-area-focusing (close up)
• Single or Continuous AF
|AF assist lamp||Yes, dedicated lamp|
|Image stabilization||None (lens only)|
|Exposure modes||• Program AE
• Aperture priority AE
• Shutter priority AE
• Smart Auto
|Scene modes||• Beauty shot
• Close Up
• Back light
• Beach & Snow
• ISO 100
• ISO 200
• ISO 400
• ISO 800
• ISO 1600
• ISO 3200
|Metering||247-zone multi-pattern sensing system|
|Metering range||0 to 18 EV (ISO100·30mm F2.0)|
|Metering modes||• Multiple-Weighted
|AE Lock||• AEL/AFL button|
|AE Bracketing||• 3 frames
• up to +/- 3.0 EV
• 1/3 EV or 1/2 EV steps
|Exposure steps||1/3 or 0.5 EV|
|Exposure compensation||• -3.0 to +3.0 EV
• 1/3 or 1/2 EV steps
|Shutter speed||• Electronically controlled
vertical-run focal plane
• 30 -1/4000 sec
• Bulb (up to 8 mins)
• Flash X-sync 1/180 sec
|White balance||• Auto
• Fluorescent W
• Fluorescent N
• Fluorescent D
|WB fine tuning||Yes (7 steps each of blue/amber bias, magenta/green bias)|
|WB Bracketing||• 3 shots
•+/-1 to +/-3 in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis
|Color space||• sRGB
• Adobe RGB
|Image parameters||• Picture Wizard presets
• Standard, Vivid, Portrait, Landscape, Forest, Retro, Cool, Calm, Classic, Custom (1-3)
• Color tone
• Noise reduction
• Picture Wizard Bracketing available (selectable 3 modes)
|Drive modes||• Single
• Continuous (3 fps)
• Burst (30fps, 30 shots with a single press of the shutter, 1.4 MP)
|Continuous buffer||• 3 RAW images
• 10 JPEG images
|Self-timer||• 2-30 secs (1 sec increments)|
|Remote release||Optional SR9NX01 (wired)|
|Flash||• Auto pop-up
• TTL auto / manual
• Guide no. 11 (ISO 100, m)
• Angle of coverage: 28mm equiv.
• Modes: Smart Flash, Auto, Fill-in, Off, Red-eye reduction (Auto or Fill-in), Slow syncro
• 1st /2nd curtain sync
• Flash power: Up to +/- 2EV in 0.5 EV steps
|Flash X-sync speed||1/180 sec|
|External flash||• Hot shoe
• TTL Auto with Samsung flash (SEF42A, SEF20A)
|Viewfinder||• Built-in Electronic Viewfinder
• VGA (640 x 480), 921k dots
• Coverage approx 100%
• Magnification approx 0.86x
• Eye point approx 20.2mm
• Dioptre adjustment
|Display||• 3.0" Active Matrix OLED screen
• 4:3 aspect ratio
• Wide viewing angle
• 614,000 dots
• PenTile RGB array
• Approx 100% frame coverage
|Playback functions||• Single
• Index (3,9 or 20 frames)
• Highlight warning available
• Slide show
• Red eye fix
• Back light comp.
• Photo Style Selector (Soft, Vivid, Forest, Autumn, Misty, Gloomy, Classic)
• Face Retouch
|Connectivity||• USB 2.0 (High Speed)
• Video Out (NTSC / PAL)
• Wired remote control (optional)
• HDMI ((1080i, 720P, 576P / 480P)
• AC power input (optional)
|Print compliance||• PictBridge
|Storage||SD / SDHC|
|Power||• BP1310 1300 mAh Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery
• Supplied charger (BC1310)
• AC Adaptor (optional) AD9NX01
|Dimensions||123×87×39.8mm (excluding the projecting parts of the camera)|
|Weight (camera body)||Approx. 353 g (12.45 oz)|
|Weight (inc 30mm lens, card and battery)||Approx. 499 g (17.6 oz)|
- 16 Photographic tests (DR)
- 17 Photographic tests (Lenses)
- 18 Photographic tests (Lenses)
- 19 Photographic tests
- 20 Movie Mode
- 21 Compared to (JPEG)
- 22 Compared to (JPEG)
- 23 Compared to (JPEG)
- 24 Compared to (RAW)
- 25 Compared to (RAW)
- 26 Compared to (RAW)
- 27 Compared to (Higher ISO)
- 28 Compared to (Resolution)
- 29 Conclusion
- 30 Samples
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