• APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 18.0 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600

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Differences

Canon 60D advantages over Samsung NX3300

  • Lens selection
    Excellent vs Limited
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs tilt-only
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 1100 vs 370 shots
    Capture more photos
  • More telephoto lens reach
    216 mm vs 75 mm
    Capture objects farther away with the kit lens
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Top deck display
    Yes vs No
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • More dots on screen
    1040k vs 461k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Has anti-aliasing filter
    Filter vs No Filter
    Reduces unsightly moiré in photos
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    34 vs 13 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Faster shutter
    1/8000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Samsung NX3300 advantages over Canon 60D

  • Larger sensor
    APS-C vs APS-C
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Less expensive
    $548 vs $1399
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Thinner
    39 mm vs 78 mm
    Thinner
  • Newer
    4 years vs 8 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
    No Filter vs Filter
    Enjoy sharper photos
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Higher extended ISO
    25600 vs 12800 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Neither provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video

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Review Excerpt

  • Excellent 18-megapixel sensor with superb detail; Very good high ISO performance, especially for 18-megapixel subframe sensor; 3.0-inch, 1,040K-dot Vari-angle LCD is very useful for video and Live View; Sharp 18-135 kit lens with above average zoom range and I.S.; Full HD (1920x1080) movies at 30/25/24p, 60/50p at 1280x720.

  • Body not as rugged as mag-alloy 50D; AF assist only works when flash is up, though flash can be forced off; Auto-exposure not reliable in very low light; No continuous autofocus in Movie mode.

The Competition

Compared to Canon 7D

Canon 60D
Canon 7D
  • $898
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $1399
  • APS-C
  • More cross-type AF points
  • Less shutter lag
Samsung NX3300
Canon 7D
  • $548
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Less expensive
  • $1399
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Nikon D7000

Canon 60D
Nikon D7000
  • $898
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Higher effective ISO
Samsung NX3300
Nikon D7000
  • $548
  • APS-C
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Canon T3i

Canon 60D
Canon T3i
  • $898
  • APS-C
  • Fast startup
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $549
  • APS-C
Samsung NX3300
Canon T3i
  • $548
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $549
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Tilt-swivel screen

Compared to Samsung NX2000

Canon 60D
Samsung NX2000
  • $898
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $600
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Samsung NX3300
Samsung NX2000
  • $548
  • APS-C
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Newer
  • $600
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Touchscreen

Compared to Canon EOS M10

Canon 60D
Canon EOS M10
  • $898
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $459
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
Samsung NX3300
Canon EOS M10
  • $548
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $459
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
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