Samsung NX3000 Review

 
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Model Name: Samsung NX3000 
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General
Model Number: NX3000 
Camera Format: Compact System Camera 
Currently Manufactured: Yes 
Retail Price: $529.00
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Date Available: 2014-06-15
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 8.1 oz (230 g)
Weight With Batteries? No
Weight Includes Kit Lens? No
Size: 4.6 x 2.6 x 1.5 in.
(117 x 66 x 39 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS 
Sensor Manufacturer: Samsung 
Total Megapixels: 21.6
Effective Megapixels: 20.3 
Sensor Format: APS-C 
Sensor Size (dia.): 1.11"
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.5
Color Filter Type: RGBG 
Self-Cleaning: No 
Sensor-shift Stabilized: No 
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2),
5472 x 3080 (16.9 MP, 16:9),
3648 x 3648 (13.3 MP, 1:1),
3888 x 2592 (10.1 MP, 3:2),
3712 x 2088 (7.8 MP, 16:9),
2640 x 2640 (7.0 MP, 1:1),
2976 x 1984 (5.9 MP, 3:2),
2736 x 1824 (5.0 MP, 3:2),
2944 x 1656 (4.9 MP, 16:9),
2000 x 2000 (4.0 MP, 1:1),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1728 x 1152 (2.0 MP, 3:2),
1024 x 1024 (1.0 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG, .SRW 12-bit RAW , RAW+JPEG 
Video Capture
Movie Mode: Yes 
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080, 1280x720, 640x480, 320x240
Movie Frame Rate: 30p/25p, 30p/25p, 30p/25p, 30p/25p
Movie Audio: Yes 
Movie File Format: MP4 (Video: MPEG4, AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC) 
Optics
Lens Mount: Samsung NX 
Kit Lens: Samsung 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 Power Zoom ED OIS NX
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 75 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.13x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 (wide) / f/5.6 (tele) - f/22 
Normal Focus Range: 24 cm to Infinity
9.4 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:  
Optical Image Stablization: Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 2x i-Zoom 
Filter Thread: 43mm
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection: 1point (Free selection), Multi: Normal 21 points, Closeup 35 points; Face Detection: Max.10 faces; Object Tracking AF 
Face Detection: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus: Yes 
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No 
Viewfinder Type:  
Display
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 3.0
LCD Resolution: 460,800 dots (153,600 px)
Touchscreen: No 
Articulating LCD: Yes 
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, 100 - 25600 (1 or 1/3EV step)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent (W, N, D), Tungsten, Flash, Custom, K(Manual); Micro Adjustment each 7 steps in Amber/Blue and Green/Magenta axes 
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/4000
Bulb Mode: Yes 
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 221-segment Multi, Center-weighted, Spot 
Program AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Creative Exposure Modes: Scene: Panorama, Beauty Face, Best Face, Landscape, Macro, Action Freeze, Rich Tone, Waterfall, Silhouette, Sunset, Night, Firework, Light Trace, Continuous Shot, Kids, Food, Party/Indoor; Smart Filter: Miniature, Vignetting, Sketch, Fish Eye; Picture Wizard: Standard, Vivid, Portrait, Landscape, Forest, Retro, Cool, Calm, Classic, Custom (1-3); Smart Range+; HDR 
Self Timer: 2-30 sec in 1 sec steps seconds
Time Lapse:  
Flash
Built-in Flash: No 
Flash Modes: n/a
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/180 
Flash Exp Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.5EV steps
Ext Flash Connection: Hot shoe 
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: microSD / microSDHC / microSDXC 
Memory Included (MB):  
File System:  
DCF Compliant: Yes 
Connectivity
Composite Video Out: No 
NTSC/PAL Switchable: n/a 
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a 
HD Video Out: Yes 
HD Video Connection: HDMI 
Built-In Wi-fi: Yes 
Computer/Printer: USB 2.0 High Speed, WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes 
DPOF Compliant: Yes 
Remote Control: Yes 
Remote Control Type: Via Wi-Fi 
Other Connection: HDMI, IEEE 802.11b/g/n 
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary BP740 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary BP740 lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: 370
Software
Included Software: iLauncher, Adobe Lightroom v5, Samsung DNG Converter 
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS 
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Flip-up LCD, built-in Wi-Fi with NFC (Smart Camera 3.0): AutoShare, Remote Viewfinder Pro (Full manual Control), Mobile Link (Group Share up to 4 people), Photo Beam (Play back), Auto Backup, Samsung Link(TV Link, Home Monitor. Bundled with SEF8A external flash, Adobe Lightroom 5. Available in black, brown or white. 

 


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