• APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • APS-C 368.2mm2
  • 24.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 12,800
  • Detailed specifications
  • Samsung NX30
  • Fujifilm X-E3
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Predecessor:   Fujifilm X-E2S
X-E2S vs X-E3
Successor:    
General
Model Number: NX30 X-E3
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Compact System Camera Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $999.99 $899.95
Street Price: $872.36 $699.00
Date Available: 2014-02-20 2017-09-28
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 23.1 oz (654 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
11.9 oz (337 g)
includes batteries
Size: 5.0 x 3.8 x 1.6 in.
(127 x 96 x 42 mm)
4.8 x 2.9 x 1.7 in.
(121 x 74 x 43 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Samsung  
Effective Megapixels: 20.3 24.3
Sensor Format: APS-C APS-C
Sensor size: 368.95mm2 (23.50mm x 15.70mm) 368.16mm2 (23.60mm x 15.60mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 4.29 microns 3.93 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.5x 1.5x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG X-Trans 3
Anti Aliasing Filter: None Not needed
Self-Cleaning: Yes Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: Yes Yes
DxO Sensor Score: 76  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 23.5  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 12.4  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 1,014  
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),
2944 x 1656 (4.9 MP, 16:9),
2000 x 2000 (4.0 MP, 1:1),
1728 x 1152 (2.0 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1024 x 1024 (1.0 MP, 1:1)
6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2),
6000 x 3376 (20.3 MP, 16:9),
4000 x 4000 (16.0 MP, 1:1),
4240 x 2832 (12.0 MP, 3:2),
4240 x 2384 (10.1 MP, 16:9),
2832 x 2832 (8.0 MP, 1:1),
3008 x 2000 (6.0 MP, 3:2),
3008 x 1688 (5.1 MP, 16:9),
2000 x 2000 (4.0 MP, 1:1),
9600 x 1440 (13.8 MP, Other),
2160 x 9600 (20.7 MP, Other),
6400 x 1440 (9.2 MP, Other),
2160 x 6400 (13.8 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG, MPO, RAW (SRW), RAW+JPEG JPEG (Exif Ver 2.3), .RAF 14-bit RAW (lossless compressed or uncompressed); RAW + JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 8.9 8.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60p/30p)
1920x810 (24p)
1280x720 (60p/30p)
640x480 (30p)
320x240 (30p)
1280x720 (120p)
640x480 (120p)
320x240 (120p)
3840x2160 (30p/25p/24p/23.98p)
1920x1080 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p/23.98p)
1280x720 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p/23.98p)
Movie File Format: MP4 (Video: MPEG4, AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC) MOV (MPEG-4 AVC / H.264, Audio: Linear PCM 48KHz stereo sound)
Composite Video Out: No No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Samsung NX Fujifilm X
Lens: Samsung 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 III OIS NX Fujinon XF 18-55mm f/2.8-4 R LM OIS; 14 elements in 10 groups, including 3 aspherical lenses and 1 extra low dispersion element
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 27 - 84mm 27 - 84mm
Focal Length (actual): 18 - 55mm 18 - 55mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.06x 3.06x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 (wide) / f/5.6 (tele) - f/22 f/2.8 (wide) / f/4 (tele) - f/22
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 28 cm to Infinity
11.0 in to Infinity
30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: 58.0mm 58.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes No
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 2x n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Samsung NX AF System II (Hybrid contrast/phase-detect): 105points (Phase Detection AF), 247points (Contrast AF), Selection: 1point ( Free selection ), Multi: Normal 21 (3 x 7) points, Closeup 35points, Face Detection: Max. 10 faces Hybrid Phase/Contrast Detect AF: 325 points total, 169 phase-detect points; Single point AF: EVF/LCD: 13x7 / 25x13 (changeable size of AF frame among 5 types), Zone AF: 3x3 / 5x5 / 7x7 from 91 areas on 13x7 grid, Wide/Tracking AF: Up to 18 area; Touch AF supported
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF / OLED EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type: Tiltable (up to 80 degrees) EVF with eye sensor; XGA (1024x768) 2,359K dots; 100% Field of view; 0.96x Magnification(50mm eq. lens); -4 to +1 diopter EVF: 0.39-inch 2.36M-dot OLED with 100% coverage, 0.62x magnification (35mm equivalent), 17.5mm eyepoint (from the rear end of the camera's eyepiece), -4 to +2 diopter adjustment, eye sensor
Focus Peaking: Yes Yes
EVF Resolution: 2,359,000 dots 2,360,000 dots
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.64x 0.62x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.96x  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 1,036,800 dots (345,600 px) 1,040,000 dots
Touchscreen: Yes Yes
Articulating Screen: Yes No
Tilt Swivel Screen: Yes No
Selfie Screen: Yes No
Max Playback Zoom:    
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 25600 12800
Minimum ISO (native): 100 200
ISO Settings: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600 AUTO with selectable limit, ISO 200-12800, Extended output sensitivity equivalent ISO 100, 25600 and 51200
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent (W, N, D), Tungsten, Flash, Custom, K (Manual) Auto, Daylight, Shade, Fluorescent light (Daylight), Fluorescent light (Warm White), Fluorescent light (Cool White), Incandescent light, Underwater, Custom, Color Temperature
Shutter Speed Range: 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/32000 - 900 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi, Center-weighted, Spot TTL 256-zones metering; Multi, Spot, Average, Center-weighted
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Beauty Face, Landscape, Macro, Action Freeze, Rich Tone, Panorama, Waterfall, Silhouette, Sunset, Night, Fireworks, Light Trace, Creative Shot, Best Face, Multi-Exposure, Smart Jump Shot Film Simulation modes (PROVIA/Standard, Velvia/Vivid, ASTIA/Soft, Classic Chrome, PRO Neg.Hi, PRO Neg.Std, Black&White, Black&White+Ye Filter, Black&White+R Filter, Black&White+G Filter, Sepia, ACROS, ACROS+Ye Filter, ACROS+R Filter, ACROS+G Filter); Dynamic range setting: AUTO (100-400%), 100%, 200%, 400%; Panorama; Advanced Filters (Toy camera, Miniature, Pop color, High-key, Low-key, Dynamic tone, Soft focus, Partial color [Red / Orange / Yellow / Green / Blue / Purple])
Self Timer: 2-30 seconds 2 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes No
Flash Modes: Smart Flash, Auto, Auto+Red-eye reduction, Fill-in, Fill-in+Red-eye reduction, 1st Curtain, 2nd Curtain, Off Red-eye removal OFF: Auto, Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Slow Synchro, Rear-curtain Synchro. Red-eye removal ON: Red-eye Reduction Auto, Red-eye Reduction & Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Red-eye Reduction & Slow Synchro, Red-eye Reduction & Rear-curtain Synchro.
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 11.0 m / 36.1 ft. 8.0 m / 26.2 ft.
Flash Range Description: Lens dependent; GN=11 (ISO 100, m) Bundled EF-X8 flash is rated with a Guide Number of 8m at ISO 100 or 11m at ISO 200
Max Flash Sync: 1/200 1/180
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.5EV steps +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot shoe Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: Full TTL exposure No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW (SRW), RAW+JPEG .RAF 14-bit RAW (lossless compressed or uncompressed); RAW + JPEG
Movie File Format: MP4 (Video: MPEG4, AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC) MOV (MPEG-4 AVC / H.264, Audio: Linear PCM 48KHz stereo sound)
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: Yes No
Bluetooth: No Yes
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: Yes Yes
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: No No
DPOF Compliant: No No
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Wi-Fi live view; optional wired via USB Threaded cable release, optional wired, Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): Mult-function USB port compatible with wired remote Micro HDMI (Type D), Micro-B USB 2.0, 2.5mm stereo mic/remote jack
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.62 <0.3
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 0.73  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): 21  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 0.62 0.40
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No Yes
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 8.9 8.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 21 48
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 8.9 8.0
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 12 26
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 8.8 8.0
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 11 25
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.13 seconds 0.16 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.087 seconds 0.066 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.23 seconds 0.31 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.083 seconds 0.049 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes): Full AF lag, wide-area AF mode = 0.285s  
Startup Time: 0.8 seconds 0.7 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.9 seconds 0.6 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 3.6 seconds 5.2 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 360 shots 350 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):   350 shots
Battery Life, Video:   50 minutes
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary BP-1410 Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: 1410mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable NP-W126S Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary BP-1410 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary NP-W126S Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: No Yes
Internal Charging Supported: Yes Yes
Software
Included Software: iLauncher, Adobe Lightroom v5  
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Wi-Fi: IEEE 802.11b/g/n supports Dual Channel (Smart Camera 3.0 with NFC, AutoShare, SNS & Cloud, Email, Auto Back, Remote Viewfinder Pro, Mobile Link,Samsung Link, Group Share, Photo Beam, HomeSync, Baby Monitor) Available in black or silver.