80

conclusion:We like it

80

The Samsung NX1000 boasts most of the functionality of the higher-end NX210, including a 20-megapixel sensor and Wi-Fi, for a fraction of that camera's price. While the NX1000 is a good camera, and takes sharp photos and good HD video -- and should be your top choice if you want an interchangeable-lens compact that includes Wi-Fi -- the gdgt Must-have Sony NEX-5N is faster, has a better selection of available lenses, and sells for about the same price as the NX1000.

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Critic reviews

7.9
7 reviews
  • Image quality
    8.0
  • Video quality
    9.0
  • Battery life
    5.7
  • Design and form factor
    7.6
  • Durability
    8.0
  • Speed (start-up time, lag)
    7.2
  • Ease of use
    8.0

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User reviews

7.2
4 reviews
  • Image quality | 1 comment
    7.3
  • Video quality
    7.0
  • Battery life | 1 comment
    6.5
  • Design and form factor
    8.0
  • Durability
    7.5
  • Speed (start-up time, lag)
    7.0
  • Ease of use
    7.0
8.0
PC Mag Aug 8, 2012

The mirrorless Samsung NX1000 is a little slower than other cameras in its class, but it delivers excellent image quality and aces Wi-Fi implementation.

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8.0
Pocket-Lint Jul 25, 2012

The NX1000 might be affordable, but that hasn’t taken any of the bang out of its build and image quality. We’re impressed with what you get for the cash.

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8.0
T3 Aug 9, 2012

Viewed as a standalone camera, outwardly the NX1000 may feel a bit insubstantial but if you’ve been waiting to buy a compact system model until the resolution rose above the usual 12 or 16 megapixels, then the NX1000 offers an affordable route to a high pixel count.

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8.0
TechRadar Mar 1, 2013

The Samsung NX1000 may be plastic-bodied and a little slow at times, but it's quite a capable camera with a number of genuinely useful features that photographers will use often.

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8.0
IT Pro Portal Aug 24, 2012

It's a well-sorted little camera and certainly above expectations for an entry-level model. It has plenty of useful features as well as a couple that may need a little work, but on the whole it's a very nice camera to use and produces some very pleasing results.

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9.0
Photography Blog Jul 27, 2012

The Samsung NX1000 isn't the cheapest entry-level compact system camera on the market, but it is a very capable one, sharing the same core DNA as the other new NX models. It's so similar to the NX210 that we'd recommend saving $200 and opting for the NX1000 instead.

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