LCD and Viewfinder
Samsung NX3000 has a Tilting 3″ LCD screen with a resolution of 461k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
NX3000 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 Panasonic Lumix DC-G9 (Compare) or Fujifilm X-H1 (Compare). If the price is not an issue, take a look at our Top Rated Cameras with Viewfinders.
Max Shutter speed
Samsung NX3000 can shoot continuously at max speed of 5 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/4000 sec.
Unfortunately NX3000 doesn't have a built-in flash but it has a flash shoe for mounting external flashes.
Samsung NX3000 features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system. The AF system has 35 focus points and 1 of these sensors are of Cross-type. Cross-type sensors locks focus faster and more accurate compared to single type sensors.
Samsung NX3000 also features Face detection AF
where it intelligently detects the faces in the frame and locks the focus automatically.
With Samsung NX3000, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 at 30p fps and save in and H.264 formats. Full HD resolution of Samsung NX3000 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.
NX3000 has a built-in Stereo microphone and a Mono speaker.
Samsung NX3000 doesn't have any connections for external microphones and headphones. If you need a Mirrorless camera with external microphone connectivity, consider Panasonic Lumix DC-G9 or Fujifilm X-H1 in a similar price range.
Connectivity and Storage
Samsung NX3000 features built-in wireless (Wi-Fi) connectivity ( 802.11b/g/n with smartphone control) which lets you transfer your photos directly to compatible devices without any physical connection.One other feature that we like is the ability to use our smartphone as a remote to control our NX3000. You can change camera settings, release shutter, view LCD screen and tranfer files using remote control app.
You can connect NX3000 to compatible devices via its HDMI port or USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Battery Samsung NX3000 is powered by battery which provides a shooting life of 370 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of Mirrorless type cameras is 354 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 NX3000 vs Samsung NX mini or take a look at Longest Battery Life Mirrorless cameras list.
Samsung NX3000 Features Compared to Main Competitors
Current Lowest price for Samsung NX3000 is $896.69