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9.2 out of 10

Samsung NX 30mm F2 Pancake (EX-S30NB)

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Reviews and Problems with Samsung NX 30mm F2 Pancake (EX-S30NB)

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Overall 8
8.0

Samsung 30mm NX Pancake Lens

PC Magazine
15 May 2010
  • Conclusion: Though some distortion is noticeable when shooting Raw images, Samsung's 30mm NX Pancake Lens is very compact and extremely sharp at all apertures.
  • Pros: Compact. Sharp. Fast aperture. Inexpensive.
  • Cons: No iFn control. Hood not included. Noticeable distortion in Raw images.
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Overall 7
6.9

Expert Review

DP Review
27 March 2010
  • Summary: The NX10 proves it's possible to offer an APS-C sensor and interchangeable lenses without the mirror, prism and general bulk of a DSLR design. It's a small, likeable camera that is readily capable of matching the image quality of its peers but a few minor failings prevent it standing out in a sector full of highly capable cameras.
  • Pros: Smallest interchangeable lens camera with an APS-C sensor, Good image quality, Very reliable metering and white balance in most shooting situations, Excellent build quality, Generally well-thought-through interface and ergonomics, High specification for the price, Fast (DSLR speed) autofocus and good range of AF point selection methods, Superb LED rear screen offers high contrast, brightness and viewing angle, EVF useful in bright light and free from the 'tearing effe...
  • Cons: Auto ISO will all too readily result in shaky photos, Steep tone curve gives harsh transition to blown-out, white areas (as seen in Panasonic G series), Noise reduction in JPEGS can be destructive (especially in Smart Range mode), Several functions, including playback, unavailable for several seconds when shooting RAW, EVF seems dull in comparison to excellent rear screen, Lack of optional live view magnification makes manual focus of non-NX lenses impractical, Contin...
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