The NX3000: Samsung's latest SMART ILC

Samsung_NX3000_Black_LCD.jpgSamsung has just unveiled an all new NX-series ILC, the NX3000 SMART camera. This model offers a retro style, with a plethora of appealing 2014 technologies and features under the hood. Starting off is an APS-C sized CMOS image sensor, which pumps out 20.3-megapixel images and full 1080p HD video. The camera also boasts a tilting 3.0" LCD display that can flip upwards 180 degrees. Combined with a new "Wink Shot" feature, the NX3000 is perfect for selfies. And, with built-in Wi-Fi and NFC tech, you can instantly share your photos, whether connected to your local Wi-Fi network of your Android or iOS smart phone.

To learn more, see our Samsung NX3000 SMART Camera Preview.

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Samsung NX3000 SMART Camera Blends Retro Design, Excellent Performance and Innovative Connectivity

Newest Compact System Camera Raises the Bar for the Stylish On-the-Go Photographer


RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J. - May 8, 2014 - Samsung Electronics America, Inc., a market leader and innovator in consumer electronics, today announced the NX3000, the latest edition to Samsung's award-winning NX series of compact system cameras. With state-of-the-art technical specifications housed in a retro design, the premium NX3000 is the perfect option for photography enthusiasts who want a stylish device that delivers crisp, high quality images, while easily capturing life moments in stunning detail.


The NX3000 boasts a powerful 20.3MP APS-C CMOS Sensor, fast 1/4000 shutter speed and 5fps continuous shooting, to capture beautiful photos in crisp clarity, at any time and from any location.


"Consumers have come to embrace mirrorless cameras as a versatile alternative to using their DSLRs, point and shoots and mobile devices for capturing images, and the NX3000 provides another approachable option for aspiring photographers looking to improve their images," said Ron Gazzola, Senior Vice President for Marketing, Digital Imaging, Samsung Electronics America. "With a similar photo-taking experience to that on a mobile device, coupled with the expandable NX system's lenses and accessories, the NX3000 creates a welcoming opportunity for users to take charge and get creative with photography."


With a focus on selfies, the Samsung NX3000 features a convenient 3.0-inch Flip-up Display with Wink Shot. By simply opening the screen, framing a face in the display and winking, users can turn on the device and capture the perfect selfie in one hassle-free motion.


Tag & Go, Simply Tap to Share Memories

As with all of Samsung's 2014 SMART cameras, the NX3000 features advanced Wi-Fi and NFC integration that makes it easy to share images. Exclusive to Samsung, Tag & Go connectivity allows the NX3000 to pair with NFC-enabled devices, such as smartphones or tablets, simply by touching the two together. Once paired, users can:

  • Select and transfer multiple images to the paired mobile devices through Mobile Link;

  • Send images to up to four devices with Group Share, eliminating the time-consuming and repetitive process of sending pictures to multiple friends;

  • Control the NX3000 via a smartphone with Remote View Finder Pro;


Availability

The NX3000 will be available in black, white or brown and will include Samsung's new compact 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 Power Zoom ED OIS Lens. This powerful yet compact and lightweight lens allows for easy and convenient zoom-shooting, delivering stunning detail in every shot. Additionally, with the 16-50mm Power Zoom lens, users can control the camera's zoom function on their mobile device via Remote Viewfinder Pro, allowing for even more creativity.


Note to Editors

NX3000 Specifications


Image Sensor

20.3 effective megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor

Display

75.2 mm (3.0-inch) Flip-up Display

HVGA (320x480)

View finder

N/A

ISO

Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600

Image

JPEG (3:2)20.0M (5472x3648), 10.1M (3888x2592), 5.9M (2976x1984), 2.0M (1728x1152), 5.0M (2736x1824): Burst mode only

JPEG (16:9)16.9M (5472x3080), 7.8M (3712x2088), 4.9M (2944x1656), 2.1M (1920x1080)

JPEG (1:1)13.3M (3648x3648), 7.0M (2640x2640), 4.0M (2000x2000), 1.1M (1024x1024) RAW : 20.0M (5472x3648)

RAW: SRW (ver 3.0.0)

Video

MP4 (Video: MPEG4, AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC)

1920x1080, 1920x810, 1280x720 , 640x480, 320x240(for Sharing)

Video Output

NTS, PAL, HDMI 1.4a

Value-added Features

Tag & Go (NFC/Wi-Fi): Photo Beam, AutoShare, Remote View Finder Pro,

Mobile Link

SMART Mode : Beauty Face, Best Face, Landscape, Macro, Action Freeze, Rich Tone, Waterfall, Silhouette, Sunset, Night, Firework, Light Trace, Continuous Shot, Kids, Food, Party/Indoor

Wi-Fi Connectivity

IEEE 802.11b/g/n support (SMART Camera 3.0)

  • AutoShare

  • Auto Backup

  • Remote Viewfinder Pro

  • MobileLink (Group share up to 4 people)

  • Photo Beam

  • Samsung Link

  • Home Monitor+

* Note - The availability of each service may differ by country.

NFC

Advanced Passive NFC(Wired NFC)

Bundled PC software

iLauncher, Adobe® Photoshop® Lightroom® 5

Storage

Micro SD,Micro SDHC,Micro SDXC, UHS-1 Micro SD

Battery

B740AE/B740AC/B740AU/B740AK

* Note - The battery specifications or model may differ by country

2330mAh

Dimension (WxHxD)

117.4x65.9x39.0(26.8) mm

Weight

230 g (without battery)


SAMSUNG 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 Power Zoom ED OIS Specifications

Focal Length

16 - 50mm

Elements in Groups

9 elements in 8 groups (4 Aspherical lens, 1 Extra-low Dispersion lens)

Angle of View

82.6°- 31.4°

Aperture

F3.5-5.6

Optical Image Stabilizer

Yes

Minimum

Focus Distance

0.24m(Wide), 0.28m(Tele)

Maximum Magnification

Approx.0.24X

Value-added Feature

UPSM (Focus), DC (Zoom)

Lens Hood

N/A

Filter Size

43mm

Mount Type

NX Mount

Dimension (DxL)

64.8 x 31mm

Weight

111g


*All functionality, features, specifications and other product information provided in this document including, but not limited to, the benefits, design, pricing, components, performance, availability, and capabilities of the product are subject to change without notice or obligation.


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