Samsung NX30 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 OIS Lens

Samsung NX30 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 OIS Lens

Samsung NX30 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 OIS Lens

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Product Highlights

  • 20.3MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • DRIMeIV Image Processor
  • High Speed 9 fps Capture
  • Full HD 1080/60p Video with Stereo Audio
  • ISO 100-25600
  • Tiltable Electronic Viewfinder
  • 3" Tiltable AMOLED Touch Display
  • Wi-Fi & NFC Smart Connectivity
  • 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 OIS Lens
  • Includes Photoshop Lightroom 5
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Samsung NX30 Overview

  • 1Description

The NX30 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 OIS Lens from Samsung is an interchangeable lens camera that provides the benefits of a larger DSLR camera in the compact, lightweight body of a mirrorless system. It combines a 20.3MP APS-C CMOS sensor, with the DRIMeIV image processor to deliver high-quality imagery, 9 fps burst shooting, and Full HD 1080/60p video capability. A standard ISO sensitivity range of 100-25600 allows you to shoot photos in extreme low-light conditions.

The electronic viewfinder is tiltable 80° upwards, which will enable you to shoot at low angles while still looking through the viewfinder. For an alternate viewing method, menu navigation, or to review your shots, the NX30 has a 3" AMOLED touch display. With a 720 x 480 resolution, and 1,037k dots, the display can swivel horizontally 180° while rotating vertically 270°.

Intuitive sharing features such as Tag & Go, Photo Beam, and MobileLink are made easy with the NX30's built-in NFC and Wi-Fi capabilities. You can instantly share your photos through Dropbox, and AutoShare. Remote Viewfinder Pro allows you to control your camera remotely from your smart device.

The included 18-55mm lens features Samsung's i-Function technology, which puts a button on the lens that unlocks the manual adjustment of several settings. Choose from the shutter speed, aperture, exposure value, white balance, and ISO, and then turn the ring on the lens to adjust your selected parameter. Optical image stabilizer and fast autofocus help deliver clear, sharp imagery.

Included with the camera is Adobe Lightroom 5, as well as iLauncher.

NX AF System II provides fast and accurate autofocusing.
The Tag & Go function lets you tag and share images quickly and easily by pairing the NX30 with NFC enabled smart devices.
Photo Beam is a feature that transfers images or videos to a smart device by simply touching the two devices together.
With MobileLink you can select multiple images to send to up to four smart devices at one time, removing the need for others to take the same photo with their own camera.
OIS Duo technology combines the optical and digital image stabilization, to provide smooth and steady video clips.
While recording Full HD Video, the NX30 captures stereo recording, and can also support a standard 3.5mm microphone for improved audio quality.
You can stream Full HD 30p videos directly from the NX30 through its HDMI connection.
Two dedicated custom modes can be accessed on the mode dial, allowing you to store your preferred camera settings, and retrieve them quickly, while ten additional settings can be stored on the camera.
Samsung's i-Function enables one-touch access to camera settings such as shutter speed and aperture. i-Function Plus allows you to reprogram existing buttons to your preferred settings.
In the Box
Samsung NX30 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 OIS Lens
  • 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 OIS Compact Zoom Lens (Black)
  • Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 (DVD)
  • BP1410 Li-Ion Battery
  • Wall Charger
  • USB Cable
  • Body Cap
  • Lens Cap
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
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    Samsung NX30 Specs

    Pixels 20.3 Megapixel
    Bit Depth None
    Dust Reduction System None
    AV Recording
    Aspect Ratio 4:3, 16:9
    Video Clip Length None
    Focus Mode Continuous-Servo AF (C), Manual Focus (M), Single-Servo AF (S), Touch AF & Shutter
    Autofocus Points Phase Detection: 105
    Contrast Detection: 247
    Viewfinder Resolution 2,359,000 Dot
    Viewfinder Eye Point 18.5 mm
    Viewfinder Coverage 100%
    Viewfinder Magnification Approx. 0.96x
    Diopter Adjustment -4 to +1 m
    Exposure Control
    Metering Method Center-Weighted Average, Multi-Zone, Spot
    White Balance Auto, Cloudy, Custom, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent (Daylight), Fluorescent (Natural White), Fluorescent (White), Kelvin, Tungsten
    Continuous Shooting Up to 9 fps at 5 MP for up to Exposures
    Flash Modes First-Curtain Sync, Auto, Auto/Red-Eye Reduction, Fill Flash, Fill Flash/Red-Eye Reduction, Off, Second-Curtain Sync,
    External Flash Connection Hot Shoe
    Battery 1 x BP1410 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion
    Kit Lens
    Angle of View 75.9 to 28.7
    Minimum Focus Distance 11" / 27.94 cm
    Maximum Magnification 0.22x
    Optical Design 12 Elements in 9 Groups
    Diaphragm Blades 7
    Image Stabilization Yes
    Dimensions ( x L) 2.48 x 2.56" / 6.30 x 6.50 cm
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 2.5 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.7 x 6.3 x 4.1"

    Samsung NX30 Reviews

    NX30 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 OIS Lens is rated 4.2 out of 5 by 14.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from exceptional cmarea ! Full manual control, a lot of fun shooting modes, connected 4G LTE network at all the time with T-mobile for paying just extra $ per mo. for 5GB data on top of my mobile phone plan.(it can bus used as a hotspot creator)it is a mirrorless camera, you get: mail,GV(hangaroud text and call), regular text, internet connection as your second smartphone like a galaxy S5 smartphone. Evrything what you take photos with it can be uploaded wirelessly to such as dropbox, picasa etc. More than anything it shoots amazing photo. Folks Canon and Nikon are not the only camera you always consider to get,don't prejudge, just try it out at local @ stores how good it is, It is a game changer to me I won't go back.
    Date published: 2014-10-11
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Features- Great Wireless Capab Nice ergonomics in terms of the grip and button placement. EV +/- button can be hard to feel with right thumb, but rest of buttons are well placed with good tactile feel. The 'drive' dial has crisp feel to it and allows easy switching between single shot, burst, self-timer and bracketing. Awesome bracketimg features for DOF, Exposure (highly variable for HDR) and WB. The i-Fn menu system is great as is the main menu system. Fast capture bursts work very well. Battery life seems good...bought two 3rd party batteries for it as well. Very pleased with results. Luminance noise is a little more than expected at 1600 ISO but easily resolved in ACR or Lightroom. Highly recommended. I use with 18-55 OIS lens and the 10mm Samsung Fisheye. Very pleased.
    Date published: 2014-07-21
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Small but PACKS a HUGE PUNCH The Samsung NX30 is a GREAT camera... the view finder is such a plus... the image quality in low light is amazing and the video quality is WOW I can shoot 1980x1080p 60p can't do that on my 5D MKII.. I keep it on my 24/7 it's light weight and feels like a mini DSLR.... this is the NEXT BEST THING for SURE!!!
    Date published: 2014-03-04
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Samsung NX30 I recently bought it sight unseen from B & H. It has not as yet been released in Australia. It is vast improvement on the NX10. I take photos of birds, as a hobby - not big deal stuff but enough to enjoy. The 200mm i lens suites me fine. The response is great, which I compare to the NX10 which I was also happy with, but was extremely slow - to be fair was the first of the Mirrorless ( I think) An added bonus is 'peaking' which is really great, as I find that it is not always easy for the automatic focus to zero in on birds in vegetation. Only negative so far is Adobe Literoom 5. They say it is free. But it does not come with registration numbers, and when I try to open it says 30 days trial and wants me to buy a copy - misleading? 30 days free? or am I not understanding something? Oh yes the 'grip' is also great. I was out in the bush this morning and the camera felt really comfortable in my hand.
    Date published: 2014-03-11
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Pretty decent The ergonomics are intuitively designed. Very easy access to change settings like ISO, f-stop, shutter, and white balance. My biggest complaint is that I am a pro photographer who changed careers, and thought that this might replace my Nikon bodies for the few things I still shoot. The hotshoe is standard size, but is fickle about what flashes it will talk to. I wish it was possible to use with radio transmitters, but that seems unlikely. Furthermore, B&H suggests a Samsung flash to buy with this camera, as well as a flash bracket. I see no way to operate the proprietary flash off-camera, but maybe there's a sync cord I'm unaware of. It really is a great camera in all other respects, and I will enjoy shooting the occasional wedding, but this is no replacement for pro gear.
    Date published: 2015-05-18
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from impressive I've been using this samsung nx30 for about 2 weeks now, and im impressed on the result of my photos. I like the tilting eyepiece for easy viewing when shooting, it's great that I can capture RAW file. The swiveling monitor is great for self portrait and group shots. I interchangeably using all my i-function lenses from NX2000 to this,and it's functionality maximize it's potential. The color is vivid and sharp image using my 45mm. Very light and handy, like a mini-me dslr.
    Date published: 2015-10-29
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Connected over respected... Churned through many cameras since getting in to digital interchangeable lens cameras 2 years ago (Olympus E-PL5, traded for an E-P5, then a Nikon D3300 along side a Samsung NX300 and many, many lenses). All were able to capture images to my satisfaction, but the NX300 stood above with features for money and where ancillary functionality came in to play. Bought mainly on price and sensor size to fill a need for a portable camera surprisingly it became my go to camera. Not only did the NX300 win standard feature set bingo it brought unique features like expanded, fun to use on board filters, slomo/fastforward video built in, robust built in WiFi and NFC functionality (No $ WiFi dongle wart required. Nikon, I am looking in your direction), articulating and responsive touch screen, etc.So when the NX30 went on sale it was a no brainer for me. I typically like to test drive a camera before purchase, but no local store carried it. Fortunately the NX300 gave me the confidence to push the button and I am glad I did. The additional features are very nice, like a fully articulating screen and END, 1/8000 shutter speed , digital video stabilization, time lapse interval photos, added buttons, full manual controls from phone app, custom on dial presets, etc.Have not had opportunity to go for a dedicated trial run, but attached are some random shots throughout the day.
    Date published: 2014-09-16
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Pretty dang awesome I'm a former full-time wedding photographer. Bought it to replace one of my wedding cameras, knowing it wouldn't be a perfect fit. The hot shoe is proprietary, and there's no closest-subject focus mode (for occassional dove release). Otherwise, it's great. 20mp is plenty for weddings. VERY INTUITIVE DESIGN.
    Date published: 2015-05-28
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    Is this brand new unopened box or refurbished?
    Asked by: Sheila S.
    All items in our inventory are new unless clearly stated otherwise on the item's page, or if you are searching on the Used section of our website.
    Answered by: Heather S.
    Date published: 2018-08-25


    Tena una pregunta a pesar que el modelo est descontinuado en vdeo tiene enfoque continuo? Se desenfoca? Hay que estar enfocando constantemente si se graba personas con movimiento brusco como deportes?
    Asked by: Luis S.


    Is the NX30 compatible with other lenses besides Samsung?
    Asked by: Atiya J.
    I have not done any investigation lately. As far as I am aware there are no generic compatible third party lenses, that will work on automatic.. You can get generic and other lenses with adaptors but they will have to be operated manually. You can still read the light but the adjustments will have to be done manually for speed and f-stop
    Answered by: Stanley D.
    Date published: 2018-08-25


    does this bring a neck strap??
    Asked by: Anonymous
    Yes. I found it very satisfactory.
    Answered by: DEBORAH K.
    Date published: 2018-08-25


    What zoom lenes are available for the NXD30?
    Asked by: Anonymous
    Below is a link to all the current zoom lenses available for your camera:
    Answered by: Yos O.
    Date published: 2018-08-25


    Is this camera compatible with Nikon lenses?
    Asked by: Anonymous
    Answered by: Dmitriy K.
    Date published: 2018-08-25


    while recording video, does this camera allow you to take a still photo?
    Asked by: CHRISTINE S.
    yes sometime
    Answered by: JEAN GILLES E W.
    Date published: 2018-08-25
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