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Samsung NX3000 Digital Camera

$912.38
$489.99 $422.39 cheaper than 38 days ago
MILC 20.3MP CMOS SDXC May 2015
Camera Type Megapixel Sensor Type Compatible Memory Cards Release Date
Six industry awards
Wifi with smartphone remote control
No focus peaking
395 Reviews + 23 Awards
Trusted Reviews Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended Ephotozine Highly Recommended Expert Reviews Best Buy
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Reviews

Six Industry Awards

Review websites Ephotozine and PhotographyBlog.com both concluded that this digital camera was very good and gave it their "Highly Recommended" award.

Three other expert review sites thought that this camera was good. This high megapixel digital camera received a "Best Buy" award from review site Expert Reviews who concluded it was was good and it received an "Editor's Choice" award from website Reviewed.com who said it was terrific. This Samsung digital camera also received a "Recommended" award from website Vido.com.ua.

01net.com gave this camera a "4 Star" award.

Average Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this camera is 79% based on twenty-five expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, What Digital Camera, Ephotozine and Trusted Reviews.

Good Owner Reviews

The average owner rating of this camera is 87 out of 100 based on 36 owner reviews. 16 reviewers gave this camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Samsung Has Good Reviews for Its Cameras

We checked 7,330 user and expert reviews (including 401 verified purchases) for Samsung digital cameras and found that on average Samsung has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Samsung has good ratings specifically within its high megapixel cameras range. 91% of those that bought a Samsung camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Flash

Has an External Flash Connector

The Samsung NX3000 has an external flash connector, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that came out more than a year ago.

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Weight & Dimensions

Compact 1650mm Lens With OIS

Thirteen people who reviewed this digital camera agreed that it was compact. Expert Reviews wrote in their review of this digital camera “Compact 1650mm lens with OIS”. Expert Reviews also mentioned “Compact, light body 0.5 pound” in their review. Expert review site Dxomark.com mentioned “Boasting a 20.3Mp APS-C sensor and a 3.0in ‘flip-up' LCD screen for the perfect ‘selfie', is this compact system camera one for the mass market?Flip th” in their review of this digital camera.

One customer wrote in their reviews that the product was thin. Two years ago Expertreviews.co.uk gave the product a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and wrote on Expert Reviews “With high image quality, lots of features and a slim design”.

One owner considered that it was thick. Whatdigitalcamera.com said on What Digital Camera “The Samsung NX3000 continues the NX series tradition of combining a full specification with a broad range of imaging technology at a competitive price point”.

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Average Weight

The Samsung NX3000 has a pretty average weight (230 grams) compared to most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this digital camera.

Digital cameras with a heavier weight that might be worth looking at include the Nikon D3200 ($360) (455g) which is also higher rated.

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Light Exposure

Supports Nine ISO Sensitivities

The Samsung NX3000 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most high megapixel cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it. This camera supports a 100 ISO sensitivity, which is the most frequently supported ISO sensitivity supported by digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to this digital camera. The ISO sensitivities "200", "400", "800", "1600", "3200", "6400", "12800" and "25600" are also supported by this Samsung camera.

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Packaging Content

Has a Batteries Included

The Samsung NX3000 has a batteries included. Most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to this camera also have a batteries included.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an HDMI

The Samsung NX3000 has an HDMI, as do most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to this camera.

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Display

Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Samsung NX3000 has a vari-angle LCD display, as do most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been around for more than a year.

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Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Samsung NX3000 has a relatively standard display diagonal compared to most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been around for more than a year.

We compared all the other 3" screen cameras to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Nikon D3200 ($360) is also worth considering.

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Camera

Features Multi Burst Mode

The Samsung NX3000 features multi burst mode, as do most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The Samsung NX3000 features saturation adjustment, as do most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to this digital camera.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Samsung NX3000 has a tripod mountable. Most of the other digital cameras that came out more than a year ago also have a tripod mountable.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Samsung NX3000 features contrast adjustment. Most of the other cameras of this age and spec also feature contrast adjustment.

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Features Histogram

The Samsung NX3000 features histogram. Most of the other digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this digital camera also feature histogram.

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Design

Wifi With Smartphone Remote Control

Ten people considered that the Samsung NX3000 was easy to use. Expert Reviews gave this digital camera a rating of a maximum of 5 stars and said “Wifi with smartphone remote control”. Amateurphotographer.co.uk said “The changes from the NX2000 to the NX3000 will offer little benefit, especially for those wishing to strive for better image quality and ease of use”. Cameralabs.com gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5 and said on expert review site Camera Labs “Samsung's NX3000 is an entry-level mirrorless system camera that combines ease of use and consumer-friendly features with an advanced specification”.

Three owners mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus. Expert Reviews wrote “Menu chiari e semplici” in their review of this digital camera. G. Owen wrote on Amazon “The ability to quickly take advantage of the DSLR capabilities without having to understand the ISO settings etc is a bonus” and rated the product a maximum of 5 stars. Two years ago Warren gave the product a rating of a maximum of 5 stars and he said on Amazon “Most importantly gives superb results! I'm not someone that wants to fiddle about with all the settings, I like the camera to make the right choice for me”.

Two customers who bought it thought it had a good interface. Expert Reviews gave it a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and wrote two years ago “Interface agrable”. Expert Reviews also mentioned “Nice interface” in their review.

One customer who reviewed this digital camera wrote that it was easy to handle. The Lambanana mentioned on Amazon “It handles well, very good auto focus”.

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Design Retr

Seven people concluded that this digital camera was well designed. Expert Reviews said two years ago “Stylish twotone silver and black design” and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned in the same month “There's nothing particularly remarkable about this compact system camera (CSC)'s design or features.”. Expertreviews.co.uk also mentioned “The NX3000 demonstrates how sometimes it's gradual refinement rather than radical design that delivers something special” in their review.

Two owners who bought it reckoned that it was good looking. Expert website Gadgetsmagazine.com.ph rated the product 4 stars out of 5 and wrote in their review of this digital camera “Out of the box, you can tell that the NX3000 is one beautiful camera”. Gadgetsmagazine.com.ph also mentioned “It has got a vibe that's perfect for old souls, fashionable youngsters” in their review.

One person considered that the product was neat. Memphis wrote “The NX 3000 comes with a neat small flashgun that fits the hot shoe”.

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Solid Build

Four people who reviewed it concluded that it was well made. Expert Reviews wrote two years ago “Solid build” and gave it a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Ephotozine.com mentioned “The NX3000 has a retro design along with built in” in their review of this digital camera. Ephotozine.com also wrote “A compact and appealing 16-50mm kit lens with built in Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS), as well as an impressive price considering Adobe Lightroom 5 is included in the box” in their review.

Picture Quality

Seventeen people said in their reviews that the product was good quality. Expert Reviews gave this digital camera a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and wrote in their Samsung NX3000 review “Good image quality in daylight”. Expert Reviews also wrote “Very good image quality” in their review. Expert Reviews also mentioned “High photo and video quality” in their review.


Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

Two customers who reviewed it thought it was noisy. Two years ago Expert Reviews said “Good noise performance”. Expert website Trustedreviews.com wrote “It is held back a bit by metering issues and aggressive noise reduction”.

Features Voice Recording

The Samsung NX3000 features voice recording. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that came out around the same time as this camera also feature voice recording.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Samsung NX3000 has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera.

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Good Noise Performance

Two customers who reviewed it thought it was noisy. Two years ago Expert Reviews said “Good noise performance”.

Expert website Trustedreviews.com wrote “It is held back a bit by metering issues and aggressive noise reduction”.


Good Video Capture

Four customers wrote in their reviews that it was good for video recording. Three years ago expert website Photographyblog.com mentioned “The plastic-bodied NX3000 features a 20.3 megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor, 3-inch flip-up LCD screen with wink-shot mode, ISO range of 100-25,600, 1080p HD movie recording, built-in Wi”. Ethan Gordon (lootmule) gave the product a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and he mentioned on Amazon two years ago “Video quality is great!”.

Display Tilts 180

Nine customers who bought the Samsung NX3000 agreed that it had a good screen. Expert Reviews mentioned “Um 180 nach oben klappbares Display fr Selbstportrts und bodennahe Aufnahmen”. Expert Reviews also mentioned “Tilting rear display” in their review. Expert Reviews also mentioned “Variangle LCD screen a plus” in their review.

Three people who reviewed the product wrote that it was mirrorless. Expert website Dpreview.com said “Entry-level mirrorless cameras provide a nice middle ground between fixed-lens point-and-shoots”. Pcmag.com said on expert website PC Mag “Samsung's NX3000 entry-level mirrorless camera boasts strong image quality”. Photographyblog.com said in their review of this digital camera on expert review site PhotographyBlog.com “The Samsung NX3000 is a new entry-level mirrorless compact system camera”.

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Picture Quality

Twenty-six customers who reviewed it said that it was able to produce good images. Expert Reviews gave it a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned “APS-C image sensor” in their review of the Samsung NX3000. Expert website Ephotozine.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “The Samsung NX3000 offers excellent image quality” and gave it a rating of a maximum of 5 stars. An anonymous author mentioned in her review of this digital camera on Amazon “The wifi being built in makes transferring images so easy the ease of use is fantastic even for a total amateur like myself”.

Five people who bought this digital camera mentioned that it was good in low light. Expert Reviews rated the product a maximum of 5 stars and said “Very impressive lowlight performance”. Three years ago expert website Steves-Digicams.com mentioned “This compact, Wi-Fi-friendly camera lets you swap lenses and excels in low light.”. Expert review site Cameralabs.com said “Its 21.6 Megapixel APSC sized sensor promises big images with decent low light performance and the NX moun” in their review of this digital camera.

Three people thought it had a good picture resolution. Two years ago Expert Reviews scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said “Raw shooting support”. Expert website Ephotozine.com wrote “The NX3000 features a 20.3 megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor, 1/4000 shutter speed and 5fps continuous shooting”.

Three owners who purchased the product mentioned that it had a good image sensor. Expert Reviews scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said “Great quality from APSC sensor”.

Two people who bought the product agreed that it had a good ISO range. Expert Reviews said “Durchweg gute Bildergebnisse bis ISO 1.600”. Expert Reviews also said “Dobra jako zdj JPEG i RAW do czuoci ISO 1600, funkcjonalny tryb Live View, skuteczny automatyczny balans bieli w wikszoci przypadkw, skala temperaturowa WB, stosunkowo nieduy bd dla automatycznego bal” in their review.

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Flash Esterno

Six customers thought it did not have a good flash. Two years ago Expert Reviews said “Pas de flash intgr” however despite that they gave it a score of a maximum of 5 stars. Expert Reviews also said “Flash esterno” in their review. Expert Reviews also wrote “Small, optional flash is weak” in their review.

No Focus Peaking

Nine customers who bought the Samsung NX3000 considered that it did not have a good autofocus. Expert Reviews said “Focusing reliability dips in low light” in their review of this digital camera but even so they still gave it a rating of a maximum of 5 stars. Expert Reviews also mentioned “A little slow to focus” in their review. Expert Reviews also wrote “Disparition du Focus Peaking” in their review.

Five people concluded that it did not have a good zoom. Expert Reviews said in their review of this digital camera two years ago “Pas de commande de zoom sur le botier” . Expert Reviews also mentioned “Dmarrage lent avec le zoom 1650 mm lectrique” in their review. Expert Reviews also said “Slow startup with the 1650mm motorised zoom lens” in their review.

Two customers mentioned in their reviews that the product did not have a good lens. Expert review site Reviewed.com wrote “For all its clout in the mobile world, Samsung's NX line of interchangeable lens cameras hasn't had nearly as much success as the company's Galaxy smartphones”.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Samsung NX3000 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this digital camera also have an image stabilizer.

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5472 X 3648 Still Image Resolution

The Samsung NX3000 has a higher still image resolution than most digital cameras of a similar age and spec to it. This camera has a 5472 x 3648 still image resolution(s), whereas most cameras of this age and type have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this Samsung camera have still image resolution(s) of 3888 x 2592, 2976 x 1984, 1728 x 1152, 2736 x 1824, 5472 x 3080, 3712 x 2088, 2944 x 1656, 1920 x 1080, 3648 x 3648, 2640 x 2640 and 2000 x 2000 and 1024 x 1024. The best still image resolution of all high megapixel cameras that have been around for more than a year is 6000 x 4000 and the worst is 480 x 480.

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5472 X 3648 Pixels Image Resolution

The Samsung NX3000 has a higher image resolution than most high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for more than a year. This Samsung digital camera has a 5472 x 3648 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most similar spec digital cameras that were released one year ago have a 5152 x 3864 pixels maximum image resolution. Digital cameras of a comparable type and age to this camera maximum image resolutions range from 5184 x 3456 pixels (worst) to 6000 x 4000 pixels (best).

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

The Samsung NX3000 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to this camera also support Wi-Fi.

We compared all the other cameras which support Wi-Fi to this digital camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Nikon D3200 ($360) is also worth considering.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Samsung NX3000 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). Most of the other high megapixel cameras that came out more than a year ago also support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Power

Battery Life 500 Shots

Three customers who purchased it thought it had a good battery life. Expert Reviews wrote two years ago “Battery life 500 shots”. Expert Reviews also wrote “Impressive battery life” in their review. Digitalversus.com wrote on Digital Versus “The Samsung NX3000 is a cute little camera that's easy to use, offers great picture quality and has one of the best battery lives of any camera of its kind”.


Video

Supports Video Recording

The Samsung NX3000 supports video recording. Most of the other digital cameras of this type and age also support video recording.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Samsung NX3000 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). This Samsung camera also support a video resolutions of 320 x 240 pixels and 640 x 480 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail. The video resolution of all similar spec cameras that have been available for more than a year ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 3840 x 2160 pixels (best).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many high megapixel cameras that have been available for more than a year.

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Features

Good Remote Shooting Features

Four people who bought the Samsung NX3000 reckoned that it had good features. Two years ago Expert Reviews mentioned “Good remote shooting features” in their review of this digital camera. The Lambanana mentioned “It has plenty of features and the performance is amazing” in their review of this digital camera.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This camera was released in April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung evnx3000bojus, samsung evnx3000boius, samsung w2050mm
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