Meet the world’s smallest and lightest interchangeable-lens camera, the 20.5-million-pixel Samsung NX mini. Read the Samsung NX mini review...

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Samsung NX mini review

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Samsung NX mini review – White balance and colour


Image: The camera’s slight tendency to lean towards red leaves greens lacking the same vibrancy as the warmer tones in images

The NX mini has a distinct tendency to lean towards warmer tones when given the opportunity, but in a standard day scene it can reproduce attractive blue skies. The issue I found with this camera’s warm tone bias is that whites and greens in particular tend to suffer and appear less vibrant than they should.

Setting the white balance is relatively easy and can be done by pressing the Fn button on the touchscreen to bring up all the available controls. Navigating through to the white balance setting, you will find seven options as well as auto, colour temperature and one slot for a custom white balance. Each setting, however, can be tweaked in seven steps along the amber, blue, green and magenta axes.

  1. 1. Samsung NX mini at a glance:
  2. 2. Samsung NX mini review - Build and handling
  3. 3. Samsung NX mini review - Metering
  4. 4. Samsung NX mini review - Dynamic range
  5. 5. Samsung NX mini review - Autofocus
  6. 6. Samsung NX mini review - Noise, resolution and sensitivity
  7. 7. Samsung NX mini review - White balance and colour
  8. 8. Samsung NX mini review - Viewfinder, live view, LCD and video
  9. 9. Samsung NX mini review - Our verdict
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