Camera Rocket Review Our evaluation of NX300 vs 600D

Image Quality

RAW image quality independent of lens

NX300
9.0
EOS 600D
8.6
DxOMark Low light, DxOMark Color depth and DxOMark Dynamic range

Focusing

How fast and easily does the camera nail focus

NX300
9.1
EOS 600D
6.6
Focus lag and focus points

Responsiveness

How much delay is there between you and your photo?

NX300
9.1
EOS 600D
7.9
Focus lag, continuous shooting and Startup delay

Reviews

What do the experts think?

NX300
9.2
EOS 600D
9.1
Reviews from mirrorlessrumors.com, 1001noisycameras.com, reviews.cnet.com and 5 more

Camera Rocket Score

Image Quality, Focusing, Responsiveness and Reviews

NX300
9.1
EOS 600D
8.6

Winner
Samsung NX300 

Camera Rocket recommends the Samsung NX300  based on its image quality, focusing, responsiveness and reviews.

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Benchmarks Real world tests of NX300 vs EOS 600D

Low light image quality Highest ISO setting that still achieves great image quality

NX300
942 ISO
EOS 600D
793 ISO

Focus lag Delay between fully pressing shutter to image capture

NX300
116 ms
EOS 600D
283 ms

Shutter lag Delay to take a photo when prefocused

NX300
71 ms
EOS 600D
87 ms

Startup delay Delay from power on to first photo

NX300
1,200 ms
EOS 600D
1,500 ms

Continuous shooting Delay between fully pressing shutter to image capture

NX300
9 fps
EOS 600D
3.7 fps

Battery life How many photos per battery charge (CIPA)

NX300
320 photos
EOS 600D
440 photos

Features Key features of the NX300  vs EOS 600D 

Megapixels Maximum resolution images are captured at

NX300
20 MP
EOS 600D
17.9 MP

Max ISO Maximum light sensitivity of the sensor

NX300
25,600 ISO
EOS 600D
12,800 ISO

Focus points How many different points the camera can focus on

NX300
105

Screen size Larger screens make it easier to preview and review photos

NX300
3.3"

Pixel size How much area of the sensor is dedicated to each pixel

NX300
18.5 microns
EOS 600D
18.5 microns

Reviews Word on the street

NX300  vs EOS 600D 

9.0
8.0
Each of the entries is large enough to accurately target with a fairly chunky finger, and any controls that need to be dragged are responsive.
NX300

Specifications Full list of technical specs

sensor

NX300  vs
EOS 600D 
Type CMOS CMOS
Megapixels 20 MP 17.9 MP
Resolution 5472 x 3648 5184 x 3456
Size APS-C APS-C
Area 23.5 x 15.7 mm 22.3 x 14.9 mm
Crop factor 1.5x 1.6x
Pixel size 18.5 microns 18.5 microns
Light sensitivity 100 ISO to 25,600 ISO 100 ISO to 6,400 ISO
Codecs
RAW
JPEG
Self cleaning sensor Yes Yes

focus system

Type Hybrid detection Phase detection
Focus points 105 9
Supports continuous Yes No

viewfinder

Viewfinder mirror None Opaque
Viewfinder No Yes
Type N/A Pentamirror
Coverage N/A 95%
Magnification N/A 0.85x

performance

Max continuous shooting 9 fps 3.7 fps
Battery life 320 440
Continuous shooting
3.7 fps, JPEG
9 fps
Focus lag 116 ms 283 ms
Shutter lag 71 ms 87 ms
Startup delay 1,200 ms 1,500 ms

video

NX300  vs
EOS 600D 
Video 1920 x 1080 @ 60 fps (MPEG-4) 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps
Shoots video in 24p Yes Yes
Shoots high speed video No No
External mic jack None 3.5mm
Autofocus while shooting video Contrast detection Manual
Autofocus type Contrast detection N/A
Autofocus supports continuous Yes N/A

display

Type OLED LCD
Size 3.3" 3"
Resolution 768 k dots 1,040 k dots
Has a touch screen Yes No
Has a flip out screen Yes Yes
Supports live view Yes Yes

shutter

Min 30 s 30 s
Max 1/6000 s 1/4000 s

form factor

Size 122 x 64 x 41 mm 133.1 x 99.5 x 79.7 mm
Thickness 41 mm 79.7 mm
Weight 280 g 570 g
Is weather sealed No No

features

Includes a GPS No No
Supports HDR Yes No
Automatic panorama Yes No
Create realistic 3D images Yes No
Image stabilization
Samsung NX300
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Canon EOS 600D
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