• APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • 35mm 855.6mm2
  • 24.0 megapixels
  • ISO 320 - 25,000

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Differences

Samsung NX3300 advantages over Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246)

  • Less expensive
    $595 vs $7995*
    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
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • 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
  • Lighter weight
    230g vs 680g
    Lighter weight
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    5.0 fps vs 3.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246) advantages over Samsung NX3300

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Larger sensor
    35mm vs APS-C
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 6.01 vs 4.29 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Higher-res screen
    307k vs 154k pixels
    More detail on the screen lets you judge focus and composition
  • More pixels
    24.0 vs 20.3 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Longer exposure
    60 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    30 vs 13 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • 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
  • Internal flash
    Neither provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • 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 NX210

Samsung NX3300
Samsung NX210
  • $595
  • APS-C
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $625
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • External Mic Jack
Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246)
Samsung NX210
  • $7995
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $625
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Built-in Wi-Fi

Compared to Samsung NX2000

Samsung NX3300
Samsung NX2000
  • $595
  • APS-C
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Newer
  • $575
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Touchscreen
Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246)
Samsung NX2000
  • $7995
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $575
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Leica M-P (Typ 240)

Samsung NX3300
Leica M-P (Typ 240)
  • $595
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $6488
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246)
Leica M-P (Typ 240)
  • $7995
  • 35mm
  • Longer exposure
  • Higher extended ISO
  • $6488
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive

Compared to Canon EOS M10

Samsung NX3300
Canon EOS M10
  • $595
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246)
Canon EOS M10
  • $7995
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen

Compared to Leica M-D (Typ 262)

Samsung NX3300
Leica M-D (Typ 262)
  • $595
  • APS-C
  • Rear display
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $5995
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246)
Leica M-D (Typ 262)
  • $7995
  • 35mm
  • Rear display
  • Focus peaking
  • $5995
  • 35mm
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