Samsung NX mini

78
Engadget
Score
78

A good product that falls short of greatness.

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Samsung NX mini review: a $450 mirrorless cam that fits in your pocket

Summary

Samsung's NX mini is cheap, pocketable and a lot of fun to shoot with.

from $359.16+
Pros
  • Incredibly compact
  • Dedicated selfie mode
  • Easy-to-use WiFi sharing
  • Decent battery life
Cons
  • Smaller 1-inch sensor
  • Few physical controls
  • Limited lens selection
Samsung NX mini review: a $450 mirrorless cam that fits in your pocket

It's been a long journey, but Samsung's managed to build out a compelling camera lineup that has something for everyone. Pros can get the high-end NX30; cameraphone addicts can pick up the Galaxy K Zoom; and selfie fanatics will probably go for the $450 NX mini, a tiny interchangeable-lens camera with a flip-up LCD that fits in your pocket. It's that latter model we're checking out today, and while it's hardly a professional workhorse, Samsung's entry-level mirrorless cam is a practical choice for the largest demographic any electronics manufacturer could hope to target: regular people.

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Scores

Engadget

78
 

Breakdown

Battery life
9.0
Video quality
7.1
Ease of use
7.6
Image quality
7.2
Durability
7.1
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Specs

NX

Type
Mirrorless interchangeable lens (Samsung NX)
Resolution (effective)
20.5 megapixels
Sensor size
Other
Image stabilization
None
Memory card
microSD
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Specs

NX

Type
Mirrorless interchangeable lens (Samsung NX)
Resolution (effective)
20.5 megapixels
Sensor size
Other
Image stabilization
None
Memory card
microSD
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