Samsung NX500
Top 30%1,054 points
Top 30%
Megapixels
Number of cameras
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Top 90%
201 cameras
19.73MP - 28.56MP
NaN% of all camerasYes
No
megapixels
sensor size
maximum light sensitivity
continuous shooting at high resolution
video recording
longer battery life
28
MP
Panono Camera
108MP
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Samsung NX500: 54 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

28MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
286
0

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
23.5 x 15.7mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 38mm
243
0

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
209
Sony Alpha a6500: 425
185
0

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
9fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
170
0

5. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Samsung NX500
25% have it
150
0

6. weight

287g
HTC Re: 65.5g
141
0

7. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
51200ISO
Nikon D5: 3280000ISO
126
0

8. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
370shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
114
0

9. video recording

2160 x 30fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
112
0

10. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Samsung NX500
33% have it
100
0

11. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Samsung NX500
48% have it
84
0

12. has a 24p cinema mode

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
Samsung NX500
25% have it
76
0

13. width

120mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
76
0

14. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Samsung NX500
26% have it
73
0

15. height

64mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
71
0

16. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
1036k dots
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 1230000k dots
71
0

17. volume

330cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
71
0

18. thickness

43mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
70
0

19. battery power

1130mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless: 4360mAh
69
0

20. Can create panoramas in-camera

It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.
Samsung NX500
36% have it
59
0

21. Has timelapse function

A timelapse shows a long passage of time sped up. A series of photographs taken from the same position over a long period is joined together to create a short video. It is great way to capture things like the setting sun, or clouds moving across the sky.
Samsung NX500
12% have it
59
0

22. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Samsung NX500
22% have it
58
0

23. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless: 4.8"
57
0

24. Faster photo autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting pictures

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper images.
Samsung NX500
29% have it
56
0

25. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Samsung NX500
73% have it
56
0

26. has a two-stage shutter

A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
Samsung NX500
52% have it
52
0

27. has touch autofocus

The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
Samsung NX500
18% have it
52
0

28. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Samsung NX500
88% have it
51
0

29. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Samsung NX500
66% have it
48
0

30. Has 802.11n WiFi connection

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.
Samsung NX500
19% have it
48
0

31. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Samsung NX500
44% have it
48
0

32. has a BSI sensor

A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.
Samsung NX500
20% have it
47
0

33. has manual shutter speed

This allows to manually set the shutter speed.
Samsung NX500
44% have it
47
0

34. has NFC

NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
Samsung NX500
10% have it
44
0

35. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
1
Nikon D800E: 2
43
0

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