Summary: The Samsung NX200 is a compact camera from the heart and advanced technology of inspiration Reflex, thanks to the processor DRIMIII DS generation. One of the best features of this camera is definitely the excellent APS-C CMOS sensor capable of excellent photos and Full HD video viewable on the beautiful 3-inch AMOLED display. Excellent presence of the Smart Panel which makes it easy and intuitive research of the advanced features of the camera.
Summary: Samsung has its work cut out for attempting to take a slice of the compact system camera market. Best known for its value for money point and shoot compacts, it lacks the pedigree of competitors like Sony, Canon, Nikon, Olympus and, to a lesser degree Panasonic, who have a track record of producing pro and semi pro cameras as well as a loyal customer base of professional and serious enthusiast photographers.
Pros: 20.3 Megapixel APS-C sensor., 7fps burst shooting., 1080p30 movie recording., Full manual exposure control in movie modes., iFn lens button.
Cons: Very sluggish buffer write times., Fixed screen and no EVF accessory., Poor use of physical controls., Poor high ISO noise performance.
Excerpt: Samsung has sure rattled the cages of companies like Apple in its chase for market share in the smart phone market. The winner? Who knows. But one thing is certain: if there had not been an iPhone to bump against in the first place, Samsung would still be happily making other assorted bits of technology. It’s called market opportunity.
Summary: The Samsung NX200 is an obvious choice for anyone who wants lots of pixels in a small package. The camera is slightly let down by long buffering times in raw mode and the JPEG engine's noise treatment at high sensitivities, but overall the NX200 is a powerful photographic tool with a good feature set for its class, and it's enjoyable to use.
Pros: Good image quality with very high resolution and good detail at base ISO, Well-designed and intuitive user interface, suitable for point-and-shoot users and enthusiasts alike, Good customizability including the useful iFn button, Attractive all-metal body with good build-quality, 7fps continuous shooting at full resolution (but limited and slow buffering), Responsive overall operation, focus acquisition and startup/shutdown, Good quality video capture, Full manual con...
Cons: Longer than usual processing times after taking raw shots, Fairly aggressive noise reduction starts blurring detail at lower ISOs and mixes with high levels of chroma noise at higher sensitivities, No live-view feed in continuous shooting, No access to battery and memory card when mounted on a tripod, No connector for external microphone, Limited highlight-range with Smart-Range feature turned off, Excessive noise reduction when Smart-Range is turned on, No in-camera ...
Summary: The samsung NX200 is proof that compact system cameras should be taken seriously as alternatives to DSLRs because images from this camera outresolve even the likes of the Nikon D7000 and Canon EOS 7D. The NX200 feels solid and operation is speedy for a camera of its size. However, it only has one custom button and lacks the quick function buttons of a DSLR.