LCD and Viewfinder
Samsung NX1000 has a Fixed Type 3″ LCD screen with a resolution of 921k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
NX1000 doesn't have a viewfinder and no option for external viewfinder. Lack of a viewfinder can be problematic especially under strong light where visibility of LCD screens goes down dramatically. If you need a Mirrorless camera with a built-in viewfinder in a similar price range, consider Olympus OM-D E-M10 II (Compare) or Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 (Compare). If the price is not an issue, take a look at our Top Rated Cameras with Viewfinders.
Max Shutter speed
Samsung NX1000 can shoot continuously at max speed of 8 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/4000 sec.
Unfortunately NX1000 doesn't have a built-in flash but it has a flash shoe for mounting external flashes.
Samsung NX1000 features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system. The AF system has 15 points to choose from.
Samsung NX1000 also features Face detection AF
where it intelligently detects the faces in the frame and locks the focus automatically.
With Samsung NX1000, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 at 30 fps and save in MPEG-4 and H.264 formats. Full HD resolution of Samsung NX1000 will be adequate in most of the situations. But if you are after the highest resolution videos available, see our list of Top Cameras with 4K (Ultra-HD) Video.
NX1000 has a built-in Stereo microphone and a Mono speaker.
Samsung NX1000 doesn't have any connections for external microphones and headphones. If you need a Mirrorless camera with external microphone connectivity, consider Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 or in a similar price range.
Connectivity and Storage
Samsung NX1000 features built-in wireless (Wi-Fi) connectivity ( IEEE 802.11n support, Cloud, Email, Auto Backup, Remote Viewfinder, Mobile Link, Wi-Fi Direct, TV Link, Social Sharing) which lets you transfer your photos directly to compatible devices without any physical connection.
You can connect NX1000 to compatible devices via its HDMI port or USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Battery Samsung NX1000 is powered by BC1030 battery which provides a shooting life of 320 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of Mirrorless type cameras is 353 shots, its battery life is about average in its class but it would still be wise to invest in some spare batteries for long photo trips.
Battery Life Comparison in Entry-Level Mirrorless Cameras
Samsung NX mini with its 650shots is the model with longest battery life among Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras. Check the comparison of Samsung NX1000 vs Samsung NX mini or take a look at Longest Battery Life Mirrorless cameras list.
Samsung NX1000 Features Compared to Main Competitors
Current Lowest price for Samsung NX1000 is $349.95