LCD and Viewfinder
Samsung NX30 has a Fully Articulated 3″ LCD screen with a resolution of 1,036k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
LCD is Touch screen
type, so you can change the settings and set the focus point with your fingertips. For those of you who loves shooting self portraits or group photos, Samsung NX30 will make your life easier with its Selfie friendly
NX30 has a built-in Electronic viewfinder. The viewfinder has a resolution of 2,359kdots and coverage of 100%. 100% coverage ensures that what you see in the viewfinder while shooting matches exactly what you will get later in your image, helping accurate framing your shots and minimizes the need for cropping images later.
Max Shutter speed
Samsung NX30 can shoot continuously at max speed of 9 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/8000 sec.
NX30 has a built-in flash, and it also has a flash shoe to mount your external flashes too.
Samsung NX30 features both Contrast Detection and Phase Detection autofocus (AF) systems which ensures speed and accuracy of focusing in most situations. The AF system has 247 points to choose from.
Samsung NX30 also features Face detection AF
where it intelligently detects the faces in the frame and locks the focus automatically.
With Samsung NX30, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 at 60p fps and save in MPEG-4 and H.264 formats. Full HD resolution of Samsung NX30 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.
NX30 has a built-in Stereo microphone and a Mono speaker. Samsung NX30 also has a port for an external microphone so you can record high quality sound with the help of an external microphone.
Connectivity and Storage
Samsung NX30 features built-in wireless (Wi-Fi) connectivity ( Dual channel 802.11b/g/n) which lets you transfer your photos directly to compatible devices without any physical connection. With its NFC feature, NX30 can communicate with devices such as smartphones which are also equipped with this technology by simply touching each other.One other feature that we like is the ability to use our smartphone as a remote to control our NX30. You can change camera settings, release shutter, view LCD screen and tranfer files using remote control app.
You can connect NX30 to compatible devices via its HDMI port or USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Battery Samsung NX30 is powered by battery which provides a shooting life of 360 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of Mirrorless type cameras is 359 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 Semi-Pro Mirrorless Cameras
Panasonic GH3 with its 540shots is the model with longest battery life among Semi-Pro Mirrorless cameras. Check the comparison of Samsung NX30 vs Panasonic GH3 or take a look at Longest Battery Life Mirrorless cameras list.
Samsung NX30 Features Compared to Main Competitors