Samsung NX prime lens reviews: five models measured!

By Kevin Carter - Thursday July 04 2013

Lens Review
Introduction | General Overview: Samsung NX prime lenses | Samsung NX20 primes | Samsung NX lenses: Standard and Wide angle | Samsung NX lenses: Macro and Telephoto | Conclusion
Samsung NX 85mm F1.4 ED SSA89923
Samsung NX 45mm F1.835022
Samsung NX 30mm F2 Pancake30021
Samsung NX 60mm F2.8 Macro ED OIS SSA59919
Samsung NX 16mm F2.439919

Achieving a high DxOMark Score of 23 points, the best-performing NX mount lens in our database is the high-end, ultrasonic AF motor equipped NX 85mm f/1.4 ED SSA. That model and the NX 30mm f/2 pancake are the sharpest tested (both scoring 14P-Mpix). Note that while the moderate 45mm telephoto is ranked second, the Sharpness score lagged a little behind those models with 12P-Mpix score (please see below).

Samsung NX 85mm F1.4 ED SSA89914
Samsung NX 30mm F2 Pancake30014
Samsung NX 16mm F2.439912
Samsung NX 45mm F1.835012
Samsung NX 60mm F2.8 Macro ED OIS SSA59911