LCD and Viewfinder
Samsung NX300 has a Tilting 3.3″ LCD screen with a resolution of 768k dots. The Samsung NX300's 3.3″ screen is larger than average and its resolution is up to the class standarts.
LCD is Touch screen
type, so you can change the settings and set the focus point with your fingertips.
NX300 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 Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II (Compare) or Panasonic Lumix DC-G9 (Compare). If the price is not an issue, take a look at our Top Rated Cameras with Viewfinders.
Max Shutter speed
Samsung NX300 can shoot continuously at max speed of 9 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/6000 sec.
Unfortunately NX300 doesn't have a built-in flash but it has a flash shoe for mounting external flashes.
Samsung NX300 features both Contrast Detection and Phase Detection autofocus (AF) systems which ensures speed and accuracy of focusing in most situations. The AF system has 247 points to choose from.
Samsung NX300 also features Face detection AF
where it intelligently detects the faces in the frame and locks the focus automatically.
With Samsung NX300, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 and save in MPEG-4 and H.264 formats. Full HD resolution of Samsung NX300 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. You can also consider its successor, the Samsung NX500 which features 4K video recording.
NX300 has a built-in Stereo microphone and a Mono speaker.
Samsung NX300 doesn't have any connections for external microphones and headphones. If you need a Mirrorless camera with external microphone connectivity, consider Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II or Panasonic Lumix DC-G9 in a similar price range.
Connectivity and Storage
Samsung NX300 features built-in wireless (Wi-Fi) connectivity ( Dual band 802.11 b/g/n) which lets you transfer your photos directly to compatible devices without any physical connection. With its NFC feature, NX300 can communicate with devices such as smartphones which are also equipped with this technology by simply touching each other.
You can connect NX300 to compatible devices via its HDMI port or USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Battery Samsung NX300 is powered by battery which provides a shooting life of 330 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of Mirrorless type cameras is 353 shots, its battery life is about average in its class but it would still be wise to invest in some spare batteries for long photo trips.
Battery Life Comparison in Entry-Level Mirrorless Cameras
Samsung NX mini with its 650shots is the model with longest battery life among Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras. Check the comparison of Samsung NX300 vs Samsung NX mini or take a look at Longest Battery Life Mirrorless cameras list.
Samsung NX300 Features Compared to Main Competitors
Current Lowest price for Samsung NX300 is $999.99