Samsung NX1000 Review

Review posted 12/27/2012

Quick Take
  • Smart Auto shooting mode is accurate and easy in all situations
  • Dedicated Video Capture Button is always ready to record
  • WiFi allows a multitude of useful controls and features
  • Great image quality
  • Optical Image Stabilization is available on some lenses
  • Nice, Bright 3.0-inch LCD
  • HDMI output
  • Optional mic for improved audio
  • Good Battery Life
  • Competitively priced
  • AF system on our unit was either slow or not working correctly
  • Very noisy images when ISO is over 1600
  • Removable flash can be easy to forget
Bottom Line
The Samsung NX1000 is a compact, portable and very easy to use ILC. From full point-n-shoot modes to full manual shooting, everyone will enjoy using this camera. Sharing your images is as easy as ever with the camera's built-in WiFi capabilities and Samsung's free apps. Available now for under $500, this could be the perfect camera for anyone that is not sure if they want to upgrade to a dSLR or a more compact ILC model. Read more in our Full Conclusion.
Samsung has just announced three brand new NX System, interchangeable lens cameras for 2012, the NX20, NX210, and NX1000. Despite the NX1000's compact size, it has many of the same performance features as the NX20 and NX210. A huge 20.3 Megapixel CMOS sensor, which will most likely be capable of full HD 1080p movie recording and a host of smart features to make the camera easy to use for photographers of all skill levels.

The big selling feature of the new NX cameras is "In-Built Wifi" functionality, which will allow all three models to back up your pictures over your home wireless network, post your pictures on social networking sites like Facebook, and even display your pictures on internet-connected TVs and Samsung smart phones. Have a look...

Samsung NX1000 Features
  • 20.3 Megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor
  • 3.0-inch, 921,000 dot LCD display
  • i-Function System
  • WiFi
  • Smart Auto 2.0
  • Smart Link Hot Key
  • 10 Smart Filters
  • 1/4000 Fast Shutter
  • Attachable Flash Unit
  • 1080p Full HD video capture
  • Selective Color Function
  • Panorama / 3D Panorama
  • Smart Panel -- access features and menus with ease
  • 9 NX-series lenses available.
  • Hot Shoe
  • 8fps sequential shooting
  • Numerous Available Accessories
  • ISO 100 - 12800
  • Available in Black, White and Pink
  • .

Samsung NX1000 is available in white, black, or pink. The MSRP is set at $499 USD, however check out Lowest Price button at the top right of this page for the most current online pricing.

What's in the box?:
  • NX1000 camera
  • Attachable Flash
  • 20-50mm zoom lens
  • USB Cable
  • Li-Ion Battery
  • Battery Charger
  • Lens Cap
  • Strap
  • Manuals

Additional Product Views:
Remote Trigger w NX1000.jpg
Scocial Sharing Screen.jpg
Smart Link Button on NX1000.jpg
Smart Link Button UI -NX1000.jpg
WiFi Screen.jpg
Thumbnail image for Level.jpg
You can check out the price of this camera on Adorama by clicking here.

Visitors of Steves can visit the stores below for real-time pricing and availability. You can also find hot, soon to expire online offers on a variety of cameras and accessories at our very own Camera Deals page.