The Mirror-less Camera is a very good option for taking those shots with a professional flair. The ability to change lenses and tweak a variety of photo settings can be quite powerful.
Simple shots - As a photography noob, this Samsung NX3000 + ED II 20-50mm + SEF-8A camera would suit you adequately.
For those who are passionate about photography at a casual level but are prepared to make the occasional technical adjustments, the NX3000 + ED II 20-50mm + SEF-8A is a very straightforward option. At this skill level you'll be comfortable utilising features such as the 35 "Auto Focus points" that this camera comes with.
To get your photos to the quality and spec that your high standards require, your camera should provide you with sufficient controls and tools to achieve this. One example is the range of Auto Focusing Modes that is available on the camera and the NX3000 + ED II 20-50mm + SEF-8A does have a good set of options that caters for photographers with high skill levels.
Simple clips - As a videography noob, this Samsung NX3000 + ED II 20-50mm + SEF-8A video camera should be sufficient for your needs.
Even though recording videos is a passion, you're not necessarily looking to go pro. You're content with making tweaks to a couple of settings to suit the shot you're about to take. The NX3000 + ED II 20-50mm + SEF-8A is very accessible which makes it suitable for this.
For those special occasions, this Samsung camera is a great companion as you traverse the floor. It comes with an Image Stabilizer which helps maintain a steady shot while recording.
Its always great to capture moments of delight at home or while spending time with family and friends on an outing. For this, the Samsung NX3000 + ED II 20-50mm + SEF-8A is a great companion to have.
For the YouTubers - This is a good choice for your video recordings because in addition to it's excellent Image Sensor Size (23.5 x 15.7 mm mm), it comes with an in-built image stablizer that ensures your shots remain steady.
Shooting your next scene - This camera has a sensor size of 23.5 x 15.7 mm mm which plays a large roles in handling various lighting scenarios.
Whether its a simple photo of a star constellation or advanced shot of planet trails, you'll need a camera that supports a RAW file setting and the ability change lens to suit you situation. Fortunately, the Samsung NX3000 + ED II 20-50mm + SEF-8A actually has both capabilities.
If you're looking to simply use your camera to point-and-shoot everyday moments with an item or person as the subject matter, then the NX3000 + ED II 20-50mm + SEF-8A is an easy recommendation for this.
Actions shots are for more engaging than people posing for a photograph at events. The Samsung NX3000 + ED II 20-50mm + SEF-8A comes with Auto Focus Tracking which helps ensure people in motion still look sharp in your photos.
The thrilling action of sports is filled with magical moments that shouldn't be missed. Which is why by taking the NX3000 + ED II 20-50mm + SEF-8A for those games, you'll have a camera that can effectively track subjects in frame while they are in motion.
Sea-life is always breathtaking. With this camera from Samsung, you can expect to produce vivid images that showcases the unique tone that are found with photographs taken underwater.
Whether on holiday or exploring new places, this camera from Samsung is a great choice. Taking photos of what's around you - near and far - with the NX3000 + ED II 20-50mm + SEF-8A is a breeze.
In scenarios where animals are darting about, the burst mode on this camera comes in handy as well as it's Tracking Focus capability. The combination of these features and the 23.5 x 15.7 mm (mm) Image Sensor on this camera, provides you with a device that suits your wildlife photography needs - whether tranquil or dramatic.
To capture mother nature in her full beauty requires a good eye and a camera that can adequately handle landscape scenarios. This model from Samsung is good fit as it's got the ability to focus on multiple parts of your picture frame.
Sometimes carrying cables about just so you can move your photos across the devices can be a pain. Good thing this particular model comes with Wi-Fi.
Boasting clean lines and premium looks, the NX3000 + ED II 20-50mm + SEF-8A showcases your refined taste in mobile cameras. Guaranteed to make your friends green with envy.
When you're more concerned about what your camera does than how it looks, the NX3000 + ED II 20-50mm + SEF-8A is a safe bet.
|Operating Temperature (T-T)||0 - 40 °F|
|Product Colour||Black, Silver|
|Aperture Priority AE||Yes|
|Aperture Range (F-F)||3.5-5.6|
|Camera File System||DCF, Exif 2.3, RAW|
|Image Formats Supported||JPEG, RAW|
|Multi Burst Mode||Yes|
|On Screen Display (OSD) Languages||ARA, CHI (SIMPL), CHI (TR), CRO, CZE, DAN, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, EST, FIN, FRE, GRE, HEB, HUN, ITA, KOR, LAV, LIT, NOR, PER, POL, POR, RUM, RUS, SER, SWE, THA, TUR, VIE|
|Scene Modes||Children, Close-up (macro), Fireworks, Night, Panorama, Portrait, Sunset, Landscape (scenery)|
|Scene Modes Present||Yes|
|Self-timer Delay||2, 3, 5, 10, 12, 20, 30 s|
|Shooting Modes||Aperture priority, Auto, Manual, Program, Shutter priority|
|Tripod Mounting Supported||Yes|
|White Balance||Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Tungsten|
|External Flash Connector||Yes|
|Flash Exposure Correction||±2EV (1/2 EV step)|
|Flash Modes||Auto, Fill-in, Red-eye reduction|
|Flash Sync-speed||1/180 s|
|Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam||Yes|
|Auto Focus (AF) Points||35|
|Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection||1|
|Auto Focusing (AF) Modes||Continuous Auto Focus, Single Auto Focus|
|Closest Focusing Distance||0.28 m|
|ISO Sensitivity||100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600, Auto|
|ISO Sensitivity (max)||25600|
|ISO Sensitivity (min)||100|
|Light Exposure Correction||± 3EV (1/3EV step)|
|Light Exposure Modes||Aperture priority AE, Auto, Manual, Shutter priority AE|
|Light Metering||Centre-weighted, Evaluative (Multi-pattern), Spot|
|Camera Shutter Type||Electronic|
|Continuous Shooting Mode||Yes|
|Fastest Camera Shutter Speed||1/4000 s|
|Shutter Priority AE||Yes|
|Slowest Camera Shutter Speed||30 s|
|Analog Signal Format System||NTSC, PAL|
|HD Type||Full HD|
|Maximum Video Resolution||1920 x 1080 pixels|
|Motion JPEG Frame Rate||30 fps|
|Supported Aspect Ratios||1:1, 3:2, 16:9|
|Video Formats Supported||H.264, MP4|
|Video Resolutions||320 x 240, 640 x 480, 1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080 pixels|
|Audio Formats Supported||AAC|
|Filter Size||40.5 mm|
|Focal Length Range (f-f)||20 - 50 mm|
|Interchangeable Lens Present||1|
|Lens Mount Interface||Samsung NX|
|Lens Structure (elements/groups)||9/8|
|Maximum Aperture Number||22|
|Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)||77 mm|
|Minimum Aperture Number||3.5|
|Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)||30.8 mm|
|Number Of Diaphragm Blades||7|
|Compatible Memory Cards||MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDHC, MicroSDXC|
|Maximum Memory Card Size||64 GB|
|Display Resolution||320 x 480 pixels|
|Display Resolution (numeric)||460800 pixels|
|Field Of View||100 %|
|Vari-angle LCD Display||Yes|
|Image Sensor Size (W X H)||23.5 x 15.7 mm|
|Total Megapixels||21.6 MP|
|Image Editing||Crop, Resizing, Rotating, Trimming|
|Ports & Interfaces|
|HDMI Ports Quantity||Yes|
|USB 2.0 Type-A Ports Quantity||1|
|Battery Capacity||2330 mAh|
|Battery Life (CIPA Standard)||370 shots|
|Battery Life (max)||3 h|
|Battery Technology||Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)|
|Number Of Batteries Supported||1|
|Power Source Type||Battery|
|Near Field Communication (NFC)||Yes|
|Weight & Dimensions|
|Lens Diameter||64 mm|
|Lens Length||39.8 mm|
|Mac Operating Systems Supported||Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks|
|Minimum Processor||Intel Core 2 Duo 1.66 GHz|
|Minimum Storage Drive Space||250 GB|
|Windows Operating Systems Supported||Y|
|Maximum Image Resolution||5472 x 3648 pixels|
|Still Image Resolution(s)||5472 x 3648, 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, 2000 x 2000, 1024 x 1024|
|Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)||5 - 85 %|