LCD and Viewfinder
Samsung NX mini has a Tilting 3″ LCD screen with a resolution of 461k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
LCD is Touch screen
type, so you can change the settings and set the focus point with your fingertips.
NX mini doesn't have a viewfinder and no option for external viewfinder. Lack of a viewfinder can be problematic especially under strong light where visibility of LCD screens goes down dramatically. If you need a Mirrorless camera with a built-in viewfinder in a similar price range, consider Sony Alpha A7 (Compare) or Olympus OM-D E-M10 II (Compare). If the price is not an issue, take a look at our Top Rated Cameras with Viewfinders.
Max Shutter speed
Samsung NX mini can shoot continuously at max speed of 6 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/16000 sec.
NX mini has a built-in flash, and it also has a flash shoe to mount your external flashes too.
Samsung NX mini features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system. The AF system has 21 points to choose from.
Samsung NX mini also features Face detection AF
where it intelligently detects the faces in the frame and locks the focus automatically.
With Samsung NX mini, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 at 30 fps and save in MPEG-4 and H.264 formats. Full HD resolution of Samsung NX mini will be adequate in most of the situations. But if you are after the highest resolution videos available, see our list of Top Cameras with 4K (Ultra-HD) Video.
NX mini has a built-in Mono microphone and a Mono speaker. Samsung NX mini also has a port for an external microphone so you can record high quality sound with the help of an external microphone.
Connectivity and Storage
Samsung NX mini features built-in wireless (Wi-Fi) connectivity ( 802.11b/g/n with Smart Camera 3.0 features) which lets you transfer your photos directly to compatible devices without any physical connection.
You can connect NX mini to compatible devices via its HDMI port or USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Battery Samsung NX mini is powered by B740 battery which provides a shooting life of 650 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of Mirrorless type cameras is 353 shots, Samsung NX mini has a good battery life for its class.
Battery Life Comparison in Entry-Level Mirrorless Cameras
Samsung NX mini is the longest battery life Entry-Level Mirrorless camera in our database. The closest competitor in this class is Pentax K-01 with its 540 shots battery life. Check the comparison of Samsung NX mini vs Pentax K-01 or take a look at Longest battery life Mirrorless cameras list.
Samsung NX mini Features Compared to Main Competitors
Current Lowest price for Samsung NX mini is $579.95