• 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 140.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • Detailed specifications
  • Canon PowerShot G16
  • Samsung NX3000
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Predecessor: Canon G15
G15 vs G16
 
Successor:   Samsung NX3300
NX3000 vs NX3300
General
Model Number: G16 NX3000
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Mid-Sized Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $499.99 $529.00
Street Price: $499.00 $639.00
Date Available: 2013-10-15 2014-06-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 12.5 oz (355 g)
includes batteries
13.6 oz (385 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 4.3 x 3.0 x 1.6 in.
(109 x 76 x 40 mm)
4.6 x 2.6 x 1.5 in.
(117 x 66 x 39 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:   Samsung
Effective Megapixels: 12.1 20.3
Sensor Format: 1/1.7 inch APS-C
Sensor size: 43.32mm2 (7.6mm x 5.7mm) 368.95mm2 (23.50mm x 15.70mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.90 microns 4.29 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a 1.5x
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:   Fixed
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score: 54  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 21.0  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 11.7  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 230  
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
4000 x 2664 (10.7 MP, 3:2),
4000 x 2248 (9.0 MP, 16:9),
2992 x 2992 (9.0 MP, 1:1),
2816 x 2112 (5.9 MP, 4:3),
2816 x 1880 (5.3 MP, 3:2),
2816 x 1584 (4.5 MP, 16:9),
2112 x 2112 (4.5 MP, 1:1),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1064 (1.7 MP, 3:2),
1200 x 1200 (1.4 MP, 1:1),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
640 x 424 (0.3 MP, Other),
640 x 360 (0.2 MP, 16:9),
2400 x 3000 (7.2 MP, Other),
1696 x 2112 (3.6 MP, Other),
960 x 1200 (1.2 MP, Other),
384 x 480 (0.2 MP, Other)
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 (EXIF 2.2), 12-bit RAW (.CR2), RAW+JPEG JPEG, .SRW 12-bit RAW , RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 12.5 5.2
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60p/​30p)
1280x720 (30p)
640x480 (120p/​30p)
320x240 (240p)
1920x1080 (30p/​25p)
1280x720 (30p/​25p)
640x480 (30p/​25p)
320x240 (30p/​25p)
640x480 (120p)
320x240 (120p)
Movie File Format: MP4 (Video: H.264, Audio: MPEG2 AAC-LC (stereo)) MP4 (Video: MPEG4, AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC)
Composite Video Out: Yes No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a Samsung NX
Lens: Canon Zoom Lens Samsung 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 Power Zoom ED OIS NX
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 140mm 24 - 75mm
Focal Length (actual): 6.1 - 30.5mm 16 - 50mm
Zoom Ratio: 5.00x 3.13x
Aperture Range: f/1.8 (W) / f/2.8 (T) - f/8.0; plus 3-stop ND filter f/3.5 (wide) / f/5.6 (tele) - f/22
Integrated ND Filter: Yes No
Normal Focus Range: 5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
24 cm to Infinity
9.4 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 - 50 cm
0.4 - 19.7 in
 
Filter Thread: 58.0mm 43.0mm
Thread Type: Via optional lens adapter n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x Up to 2x i-Zoom
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect AF with Face Detection; 9-point AiAF, 1-point (center for face select and track) Contrast Detection: 1point (Free selection), Multi: Normal 21 points, Closeup 35 points; Face Detection: Max.10 faces; Object Tracking AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type: Real-image optical zoom; Picture coverage: approx. 80%; Eyepoint: 15mm; Dioptic Adjustment Range: -3.0 - +1.0m  
Focus Peaking: Yes No
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 922,000 dots (307,200 px) 460,800 dots (153,600 px)
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No Yes
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x  
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 12800 25600
Minimum ISO (native): 80 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800 Auto, 100 - 25600 (1 or 1/3EV step)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Custom 1/2, Underwater 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: 1/4000 - 250 sec 1/4000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: No Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot; Face Detect AE 221-segment Multi, Center-weighted, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: SCN: Portrait, Smart Shutter, Star (Star Nightscape, Star Trails, Star Time-Lapse Movie), Handheld Night Scene, Underwater, Snow, Fireworks; Creative Filters: High Dynamic Range (Natural, Art Bold, Art Embossed, Art Standard and Art Vivid), Nostalgic, Fisheye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Background Defocus, Soft Focus, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect Scene: Panorama, Beauty Face, Best Face, Landscape, Macro, Action Freeze, Rich Tone, Waterfall, Silhouette, Sunset, Night, Fireworks, 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: 1 - 30 seconds 2-30 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes No
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes No
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto w/Red-eye Reduction, Flash On, Flash On w/Red-eye Reduction, Flash Off; FE lock, Safety FE, Slow Synchro, Second-curtain synchro Smart Flash, Auto, Auto+Red-eye reduction, Fill-in, Fill-in+Red-eye reduction, 1st Curtain, 2nd Curtain, Off
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a 8.0 m / 26.2 ft.
Flash Range Description: Auto ISO: 1.6 ft.-23 ft./50 cm-7 m (W), 1.6-15 ft./50cm-4.5m (T) Bundled SEF8A flash has GN 8m at ISO 100
Max Flash Sync: 1/2000 1/180
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0 EV in 0.5EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot-Shoe Hot shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:    
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC microSD / microSDHC / microSDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: 12-bit RAW (.CR2), RAW+JPEG .SRW 12-bit RAW , RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: MP4 (Video: H.264, Audio: MPEG2 AAC-LC (stereo)) MP4 (Video: MPEG4, AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC)
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: No Yes
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes No
DPOF Compliant: Yes No
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional RS-60E3 remote cable switch Via Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): Combined USB/AV, Mini (Type C) HDMI, wired remote terminal HDMI, IEEE 802.11b/g/n
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 1.05 0.69
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 1.27 1.31
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): Unlimited 5
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 1.38 1.34
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No Yes
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 12.5 5.2
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 5 12
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 1.8 5.2
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 39 4
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 1.6 5.2
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 37 4
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.31 seconds 0.30 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele): 0.27 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.265 seconds 0.107 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.68 seconds 0.43 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.066 seconds 0.098 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):   Full Autofocus lag, Multi-area AF mode = 0.302s
Startup Time: 1.8 seconds 2.0 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.8 seconds 0.9 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 2.5 seconds 4.5 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 360 shots 370 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 770 shots  
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NB-10L Proprietary BP740
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NB-10L Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary BP740 lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes No
Internal Charging Supported: No Yes
Software
Included Software: Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM iLauncher, Adobe Lightroom v5, Samsung DNG Converter
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS X Windows, Mac OS
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Revised sensor, DIGIC 6 processor, upgraded 60p Full HD movies, built-in Wi-Fi. 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.