Samsung NX500
Top 29%1,077 points
Top 29%
Megapixels
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Top 90%
194 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

Samsung NX500: 54 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

28MP
Panono Camera: 108MP

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

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

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

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

5. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Samsung NX500
26% have it

6. weight

287g
HTC Re: 65.50g

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
Pentax KP: 819200ISO

8. video recording

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

9. 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

10. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Samsung NX500
35% have it

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

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

13. width

120mm
DxO One: 26.20mm

14. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Samsung NX500
25% have it

15. 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

16. volume

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

17. height

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

18. thickness

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

19. battery power

1130mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6: 4360mAh

20. 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
13% have it

21. has a touch screen

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

22. 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
35% have it

23. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.80"

24. 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
72% have it

25. 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
30% have it

26. has touch autofocus

The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
Samsung NX500
19% have it

27. 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
53% have it

28. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Samsung NX500
87% have it

29. 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

30. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Samsung NX500
65% have it

31. has manual shutter speed

This allows to manually set the shutter speed.
Samsung NX500
45% have it

32. 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
20% have it

33. 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
19% have it

34. has NFC

NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
Samsung NX500
11% have it

35. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
1
Canon EOS M6: 2

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