Selecting the Mirror-less Camera, is a great boon to you photography gear. It has what it takes to produce great shots as beginner or professional grade photos as a seasoned photographer.
Keeping it simple - For someone who is not too bothered about technicalities, this Samsung device works!
For those who are passionate about photography at a casual level but are prepared to make the occasional technical adjustments, the NX300M + OIS III 18-55mm + SEF-8A is a very straightforward option. At this skill level you'll be comfortable utilising features such as the 247 "Auto Focus points" that this camera comes with.
To get your photos to the quality and spec that your high standards require, your camera should provide you with sufficient controls and tools to achieve this. One example is the range of Auto Focusing Modes that is available on the camera and the NX300M + OIS III 18-55mm + SEF-8A does have a good set of options that caters for photographers with high skill levels.
Just a beginner - Whether you're just starting to develop some expertise or you only record videos from time to time, then the Samsung NX300M + OIS III 18-55mm + SEF-8A will satisfy your needs..
If you're looking for that silky-smooth rendering of your videos, this camera has got it as its able to handle 60 FPS at 1080p resolutions.
Streaming video live is a great way to share your experiences and this camera from Samsung provides a couple of connectivity options to help you with this.
Recording every moment of the day's events is precious and this device certainly delivers. While the camera is rolling it has a handy Image stabilization feature built-in.
Its always great to capture moments of delight at home or while spending time with family and friends on an outing. For this, the Samsung NX300M + OIS III 18-55mm + SEF-8A is a great companion to have.
Self made video content - Whether its in a specialist niche or broad subject area, video content is king (or queen) these days. With an image sensor size of 23.5 x 15.7 mm (mm), this camera can deliver really good image quality in your videos. It's also got Wi-Fi so if you can still make your transfers even if you're not with your cables.
High definition entertainment - While shooting a variety of scenes for your next release, this camera has you covered due to the (23.5 x 15.7 mm mm image sensor it houses.
If you're looking to simply use your camera to point-and-shoot everyday moments with an item or person as the subject matter, then the NX300M + OIS III 18-55mm + SEF-8A is an easy recommendation for this.
Its important to ensure the celebrant (or special guests) are in clear view in every photo taken. Keeping them in focus while they're moving about is one of the great features that comes with the NX300M + OIS III 18-55mm + SEF-8A.
As lots of sports happen at night or in-doors, the image sensor size plays an important role in image quality during low light conditions. In addition to its 23.5 x 15.7 mm(mm) sensor size, the Samsung NX300M + OIS III 18-55mm + SEF-8A, also comes with a Tracking Focus mode which is great for photos were the subject is constantly moving.
Whether its for living or non-living things, using the Samsung NX300M + OIS III 18-55mm + SEF-8A for aquatic photos is a treat.
As you make trips around the world, every moment tells a story. For this, a good camera is crucial and the NX300M + OIS III 18-55mm + SEF-8A is a great option for travel. It's got a combined zoom capability allowing you get a closer look at items that can't be reached easily.^506^*}
When taking photos of the beautiful creatures of the wild, you'll need to have Tracking Focus mode activated so as not to miss any great moments while they are active in their habitat. Burst shots help as well, which this camera happens to have making it a very good option for your needs.
If you've got requirements to take photos of a variety of landscapes, then the presence of multiple scene modes on a camera is helpful in order to setup quickly and start shooting. This model from Samsung has got this capability making it a suitable option for your needs. In addition, this model has the ability to select what parts of your frame you would like to focus on before you take the shot.
Sometimes carrying cables about just so you can move your photos across the devices can be a pain. Good thing this particular model comes with Wi-Fi.
If you're keen on knowing the location details about each photo you take, (such as the latitude, longitude and elevation) then you covered as the NX300M + OIS III 18-55mm + SEF-8A comes with an in-built GPS that makes this possible.
This device showcases a refined taste in mobile devices due to clean lines and a premium look.
Whether you want to blend in, or have a camera that doesn’t attract unwanted attention, the basic design of the NX300M + OIS III 18-55mm + SEF-8A fits the bill.
Fast, compact and flexible, the Samsung NX300M is always ready to immortalize those special moments. When it comes to image quality, the 20.3MP CMOS sensor and DRIMe IV image processor work together to produce captivating photographs that boast a maximum resolution of 5472 x 3648. The sharp details, natural colour and crystal clarity carries over to video as well, where the NX300M is able to record in Full HD 1080p at 60 frames per second for super smooth footage. Combining phase detection AF and contrast AF, the hybrid autofocus system ensures that the camera is constantly working to deliver sharply detailed images quicker than ever. Whether it's a toddler's reaction or a snowboarder caught in midair, the superior shutter speed of 1/6000 sec allows you to capture the moment without motion blur. When you're only afforded a single chance to get it right, the high-speed burst rate of 8.6 frames per second ensures you always end up with the shot you want. Share images, adjust settings and breeze the menu upon the intuitive 3.3-inch LCD screen with touch capabilities. The monitor is tiltable to 180º for complete control even at the most awkward angles. Through a dedicated button, you're able wirelessly send images directly to your connected device directly from the camera.
|Operating Temperature (T-T)||0 - 40 °F|
|Product Colour||Black, Silver|
|Aperture Priority AE||Yes|
|Aperture Range (F-F)||3.5-5.6|
|Camera File System||DCF, DPOF 1.1, Exif 2.21, RAW|
|Image Formats Supported||JPG|
|On Screen Display (OSD) Languages||ARA, CHI (SIMPL), CHI (TR), CRO, CZE, DAN, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, EST, FIN, FRE, GRE, HEB, HUN, ITA, KOR, LAV, LIT, NOR, PER, POL, POR, RUS, SER, SWE, THA, TUR|
|Scene Modes||Fireworks, Night, Portrait, Sunset, Landscape (scenery)|
|Scene Modes Present||Yes|
|Self-timer Delay||2, 30 s|
|Shooting Modes||Aperture priority, Auto, Lens priority, Manual, Shutter priority|
|White Balance||Auto, Cloudy, Custom modes, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Tungsten|
|External Flash Connector||Yes|
|Flash Exposure Compensation||Yes|
|Flash Exposure Correction||±2EV (1/2 EV step)|
|Flash Guide Number||8 m|
|Flash Modes||Auto, Fill-in, Flash off, Flash on, Red-eye reduction|
|Flash Sync-speed||1/180 s|
|Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam||Yes|
|Auto Focus (AF) Points||247|
|Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection||1|
|Auto Focusing (AF) Modes||Continuous Auto Focus, Face detection, Single Auto Focus|
|Closest Focusing Distance||0.28 m|
|Auto Exposure (AE) Lock||Yes|
|ISO Sensitivity||100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600, Auto|
|ISO Sensitivity (max)||25600|
|ISO Sensitivity (min)||100|
|Light Exposure Correction||± 3EV (1/3EV step)|
|Light Metering||Centre-weighted, Evaluative (Multi-pattern), Spot|
|Camera Shutter Type||Electronic|
|Continuous Shooting Mode||Yes|
|Fastest Camera Shutter Speed||1/6000 s|
|Shutter Priority AE||Yes|
|Slowest Camera Shutter Speed||30 s|
|Analog Signal Format System||NTSC, PAL|
|Camcorder Media Type||SD, SDHC, SDXC|
|HD Type||Full HD|
|Live stream capable||1|
|Maximum Video Resolution||1920 x 1080 pixels|
|Motion JPEG Frame Rate||60 fps|
|Resolution At Capture Speed||[email protected], [email protected], [email protected]|
|Supported Aspect Ratios||1:1, 3:2, 16:9|
|Video Formats Supported||H.264, MP4|
|Video Resolutions||320 x 240, 640 x 480, 1280 x 720, 1920 x 810, 1920 x 1080 pixels|
|Audio Formats Supported||AAC|
|Filter Size||58 mm|
|Focal Length Range (f-f)||18 - 55 mm|
|Interchangeable Lens Present||1|
|Lens Mount Interface||Samsung NX|
|Lens Structure (elements/groups)||12/9|
|Lens Type||Standard zoom|
|Maximum Aperture Number||22|
|Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)||84.7 mm|
|Minimum Aperture Number||3.5|
|Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)||27.7 mm|
|Number Of Diaphragm Blades||7|
|Compatible Memory Cards||SD, SDHC, SDXC|
|Maximum Memory Card Size||128 GB|
|Display Resolution||800 x 480 pixels|
|Display Resolution (numeric)||768000 pixels|
|Field Of View||100 %|
|Vari-angle LCD Display||Yes|
|Image Sensor Size (W X H)||23.5 x 15.7 mm|
|Total Megapixels||21.6 MP|
|Ports & Interfaces|
|HDMI Ports Quantity||Yes|
|USB 2.0 Type-A Ports Quantity||1|
|Battery Capacity||1130 mAh|
|Battery Life (CIPA Standard)||330 shots|
|Battery Life (max)||2.75 h|
|Number Of Batteries Supported||1|
|Power Source Type||Battery|
|Near Field Communication (NFC)||Yes|
|Bundled Software||Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5, iLauncher|
|Weight & Dimensions|
|Mac Operating Systems Supported||Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks|
|Minimum Processor||Intel i5 3.3GHz / AMD Phenom II x4 3.2GHz|
|Minimum Storage Drive Space||110 GB|
|Maximum Image Resolution||5472 x 3648 pixels|
|Still Image Resolution(s)||5472x3648, 3888x2592, 2976x1984, 1728x1152, 2736x1824, 5472x3080, 3712x2088, 2944x1656, 1920x1080, 3648x3648, 2640x2640, 2000x2000, 1024x1024|
|Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)||5 - 85 %|