• APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 18.0 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800

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Differences

Samsung NX3000 advantages over Canon EOS M10

  • Larger sensor
    APS-C vs APS-C
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 370 vs 255 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    5.2 fps vs 4.6 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Faster RAW shooting
    5.2 fps vs 4.2 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in burst mode
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Canon EOS M10 advantages over Samsung NX3000

  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Newer
    3 years vs 4 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Higher-res screen
    347k vs 154k pixels
    More detail on the screen lets you judge focus and composition
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    Unlimited vs 12 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Bigger RAW buffer
    6 vs 4 shots
    Larger buffer for RAW shots (burst mode)

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Tiltable Screen
    Both provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Both provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Neither provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Top deck display
    Neither provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • User-friendly design; great touchscreen interface; good image quality

  • No viewfinder; limited physical controls; sub-par continuous shooting; lacking video features

The Competition

Compared to Samsung NX1100

Samsung NX3000
Samsung NX1100
  • $442
  • APS-C
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $500
  • APS-C
  • Shoots 24p video
  • Higher-res screen
Canon EOS M10
Samsung NX1100
  • $799
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $500
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Higher effective ISO

Compared to Fujifilm X-A1

Samsung NX3000
Fujifilm X-A1
  • $442
  • APS-C
  • In-camera panoramas
  • More pixels
  • $450
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Focus peaking
Canon EOS M10
Fujifilm X-A1
  • $799
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $450
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Focus peaking

Compared to Sony A5000

Samsung NX3000
Sony A5000
  • $442
  • APS-C
  • Hot shoe
  • Faster JPEG shooting
  • $448
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Focus peaking
Canon EOS M10
Sony A5000
  • $799
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $448
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Focus peaking

Compared to Sony A5100

Samsung NX3000
Sony A5100
  • $442
  • APS-C
  • Hot shoe
  • Slow-motion videos
  • $398
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Focus peaking
Canon EOS M10
Sony A5100
  • $799
  • APS-C
  • Newer
  • Higher-res screen
  • $398
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Focus peaking

Compared to Samsung NX3300

Samsung NX3000
Samsung NX3300
  • $442
  • APS-C
  • Has anti-aliasing filter
  • Wider angle kit lens
  • $470
  • APS-C
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
Canon EOS M10
Samsung NX3300
  • $799
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $470
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • In-camera panoramas
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