Samsung NX3000 (Kit) Black

MPN: EV-NX3000BEIUS  |  EAN: 0887276058313  |  Model: NX3000 + ED II 20-50mm + SEF-8A

Price Information

$549.99

as at 25 Sep 19 | 12:43 AM CET

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Choosist's Ratings

Samsung NX3000 (Kit) Black - EV-NX3000BEIUS Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Mirrorless Camera
Very Good
Advanced Skill Level (Photo)
Just Right
Basic Skill Level (Video)
Outstanding
Intermediate Skill Level (Video)
Outstanding
Basic Skill Level (Photo)
Very Good
Intermediate Skill Level (Photo)
Very Good
Wildlife Photography
Outstanding
Astronomy Photography
Very Good
Event Videos
Outstanding
Landscape Photography
Outstanding
Everyday Life Photography
Outstanding
Home Videos
Outstanding
Events Photography
Outstanding
Vlogging
Outstanding
Sports Photography
Outstanding
Film Making
Very Good
Underwater Photography
Outstanding
Travel
Outstanding
WiFi Connectivity
Outstanding
Professional Looks
Outstanding
Regular Looks
Outstanding
Bluetooth Connectivity
Outstanding
Camera Body with Lens
Outstanding

Kind of Camera

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. 

Photography Skillset

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.

Video skill level

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.

Video Scenarios

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.

Photo 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.

Other considerations

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.

Style

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.

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Technical Specifications

Samsung NX3000 (Kit) Black - EV-NX3000BEIUS Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Design
Camera Type MILC
Operating Temperature (T-T) 0 - 40 °F
Product Colour Black, Silver
Camera
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
Panorama Mode Yes
Photo Effects 1
Saturation Adjustment Yes
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
Flash
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
Focusing
Auto Focus Yes
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
Face Detection Yes
Focus Adjustment Auto/Manual
Manual Focus Yes
Tracking Focus 1
Light Exposure
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
Manual Exposure Yes
Shutter
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
Video
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 Recording Yes
Video Resolutions 320 x 240, 640 x 480, 1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Audio
Audio Formats Supported AAC
Audio System Stereo
Built-in Microphone Yes
Voice Recording Yes
Lens System
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
Storage
Compatible Memory Cards MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDHC, MicroSDXC
Maximum Memory Card Size 64 GB
Display
Built-in Display Yes
Display LCD
Display Diagonal 3
Display Resolution 320 x 480 pixels
Display Resolution (numeric) 460800 pixels
Field Of View 100 %
Vari-angle LCD Display Yes
Sensor
Image Sensor Size (W X H) 23.5 x 15.7 mm
Megapixel 20.3 MP
Sensor Format Cropped
Sensor Type CMOS
Total Megapixels 21.6 MP
Other Features
Image Editing Crop, Resizing, Rotating, Trimming
Stabilizer Yes
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Ports Quantity Yes
HDMI Version 1.4a
USB 2.0 Type-A Ports Quantity 1
USB Version 2.0
Battery
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
Networking
Near Field Communication (NFC) Yes
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi Standards b/g/n
Packaging Content
Batteries Included Yes
Cables Included USB
Weight & Dimensions
Depth 39 mm
Height 65.9 mm
Lens Diameter 64 mm
Lens Length 39.8 mm
Weight 230 g
Width 117.4 mm
System Requirements
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
Picture Quality
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
Memory
Memory Slots 1
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) 5 - 85 %