Samsung’s new NX210 takes the 20.3-million-pixel sensor and high specification of the NX200 and adds the key new feature of Wi-Fi

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Samsung NX210 review


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I found that the NX210’s 221-segment evaluative metering generally performs well, producing well-exposed, bright images. In fact, once or twice I had to reduce the exposure by 0.3EV to darken images slightly. This was to make sure that enough detail was kept in highlight areas.

For the most part, the camera produces JPEG images suitable for printing. If a scene does require more precise metering for a local area, then centreweighted and spot metering are also available.
When EV compensation is needed, it can be applied using a button on the rear of the camera or via one of Samsung’s i-Function lenses. This requires the push of a button on the side of the lens barrel before turning a control ring on the lens to alter the setting. Each press of the button scrolls through a different setting, including aperture value and exposure compensation, making it easy to find the required setting.

Image: Careful exposure metering meant that I was able to recover both highlight and shadow detail in this image to produce an almost HDR effect


  1. 1. Samsung NX210 at a glance:
  2. 2. Features
  3. 3. Build and handling
  4. 4. Metering
  5. 5. White balance and colour
  6. 6. LCD, live view and video
  7. 7. Autofocus
  8. 8. Noise, resolution and sensitivity
  9. 9. Dynamic range
  10. 10. Our verdict
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