• APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • APS-C 370.5mm2
  • 16.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,500

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Differences

Samsung NX3000 advantages over Leica TL

  • Less expensive
    $800 vs $999*
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • More pixels
    20.3 vs 16.3 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Has anti-aliasing filter
    Filter vs No Filter
    Reduces unsightly moiré in photos
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Higher extended ISO
    25600 vs 12500 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Leica TL advantages over Samsung NX3000

  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Newer
    2 years vs 4 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Higher-res screen
    410k vs 154k pixels
    More detail on the screen lets you judge focus and composition
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
    No Filter vs Filter
    Enjoy sharper photos

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities

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
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • 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

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The Competition

Compared to Samsung NX1100

Samsung NX3000
Samsung NX1100
  • $800
  • APS-C
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $450
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Shoots 24p video
Leica TL
Samsung NX1100
  • $1224
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $450
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • HDMI out

Compared to Sony A5000

Samsung NX3000
Sony A5000
  • $800
  • APS-C
  • Hot shoe
  • Faster JPEG shooting
  • $479
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Lens selection
Leica TL
Sony A5000
  • $1224
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Newer
  • $479
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking

Compared to Leica T (Typ 701)

Samsung NX3000
Leica T (Typ 701)
  • $800
  • APS-C
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $998
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Internal flash
Leica TL
Leica T (Typ 701)
  • $1224
  • APS-C
  • Newer
  • $998
  • APS-C

Compared to Canon EOS M3

Samsung NX3000
Canon EOS M3
  • $800
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $360
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Less expensive
Leica TL
Canon EOS M3
  • $1224
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $360
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking

Compared to Canon EOS M10

Samsung NX3000
Canon EOS M10
  • $800
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
Leica TL
Canon EOS M10
  • $1224
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
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