Samsung NX300M vs Samsung NX500

122 mm
64 mm
Samsung NX300M digital camera
vs
120 mm
64 mm
Samsung NX500 digital camera

Full Comparison

Sensor

Samsung NX300MSamsung NX300MSamsung NX500Samsung NX500
Sensor type
CMOS
BSI-CMOS
Sensor size
23.5 x 15.7 mm
23.5 x 15.7 mm
Sensor photo detectors
22 megapixels
31 megapixels
Effective pixels
20 Mpx
28 Mpx
Image ratio w:h
1:1, 3:2, 16:9
1:1, 3:2, 16:9
Max resolution
5472, 3648
6480, 4320
Other resolutions
5472x3080, 5472 x 3080, 3888x2592, 3712x2088, 3648x3648, 2976x1984 , 2944x1656, 2640x2640 , 2688x1512, 2000x2000 , 1728x1152, 1920x1080, 1024x1024
6480x3648, 4320x4320, 4560x3040, 4605x2592, 3088x3088, 3264x2176, 3328x1872, 2160x2160, 2112x1408, 2048x1152, 1408x1408
Processor
DRIMe IV
DRIMe Vs

Image

Samsung NX300MSamsung NX300MSamsung NX500Samsung NX500
ISO Auto
yesYes
yesYes
ISO minimum
100
100
ISO maximum
25600
25600
White balance presets
7
7
Custom white balance
yesYes
yesYes
Image stabilization
noNo
noNo
Uncompressed format
RAW
RAW
Supported file formats
MPEG-4, H.264
JPEG, RAW

Optics & Focus

Samsung NX300MSamsung NX300MSamsung NX500Samsung NX500
Lens mount
Samsung NX
Samsung NX
Focal length multiplier
1.5×
1.5×
Autofocus
Contrast Detect (sensor), Phase Detect, Multi-area, Selective single-point, Single, Continuous, Touch, Face Detection, Live View
Contrast Detect (sensor), Phase Detect, Multi-area, Center, Selective single-point, Tracking, Single, Continuous, Touch, Face Detection, Live View
Manual focus
yesYes
yesYes
Number of focus points
247
209
Image stabiliser
Lens based only
Lens based only

Screen / viewfinder

Samsung NX300MSamsung NX300MSamsung NX500Samsung NX500
Articulated LCD
Tilting
Tilting
Screen type
OLED
Super AMOLED
Screen size
3.3 in
3 in
Screen dots
768000
1036000
Touch screen
yesYes
yesYes
Live view
yesYes
yesYes
Viewfinder
None
None

Photography features

Samsung NX300MSamsung NX300MSamsung NX500Samsung NX500
Minimum shutter speed
30 sec
30 sec
Maximum shutter speed
1/6000 sec
1/6000 sec
Shutter priority
yesYes
yesYes
Aperture priority
yesYes
yesYes
Manual exposure mode
yesYes
yesYes
Exposure compensation plus
3
5
Exposure compensation minus
-3
-5
Expousure compensation steps
1/2, 1/3
1/3
AE EV steps
1/3, 2/3, 1
1
WB Bracketing
Yes (max 3 shots)
yesYes
Subject / scene modes
yesYes
yesYes
Flash sync speed
1/180s
1/200s
Built-in flash
noNo
noNo
External flash
yesYes
yesYes
Continuous drive
8.6 fps
9.0 fps
Self-timer
yesYes
yesYes
Metering modes
Multi, Center-weighted, Spot
Multi, Center-weighted, Spot
Flash modes
Auto, Flash ON, Flash OFF, Redeye Reduction, Manual, Smart Flash, Fill-in Flash
Smart Flash, Auto, Redeye Reduction, Fill-in Flash, First-curtain Sync, Second-curtain Sync, Flash ON, Flash OFF
Self-timer options
custom
custom

Videography features

Samsung NX300MSamsung NX300MSamsung NX500Samsung NX500
Maximum resolution
1920, 1080
3840, 2160
Supported file formats
MPEG-4, H.264
JPEG, RAW
Microphone
Stereo
Stereo
Speaker
Mono
Mono
Video recording
yesYes
yesYes

Dimensions

Samsung NX300MSamsung NX300MSamsung NX500Samsung NX500
Body type
Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Colour of product
Black, Brown, Silver, White
Black, Brown, Silver, White
Weight
0.73 lb
0.63 lb
Width
4.80 in
4.72 in
Height
2.52 in
2.52 in
Length
1.61 in
1.69 in
Environmentally sealed
noNo
noNo

Storage

Samsung NX300MSamsung NX300MSamsung NX500Samsung NX500
Storage types
SD, SDHC, SDXC
SD, SDHC, SDXC

Power

Samsung NX300MSamsung NX300MSamsung NX500Samsung NX500
Battery Life (CIPA)
330
370
Battery type
Li-Ion
Li-Ion

Connectivity

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USB version
2.0
2.0
HDMI
yesYes
yesYes
Wireless
Built-In
Built-In
Supported WiFi types
802.11b/g/n
802.11b/g/n
Remote control
yesYes
yesYes
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
yesYes
yesYes

Other features

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Orientation sensor
yesYes
yesYes