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Viewfinder
Has a viewfinder
Digital vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Screen resolution
Significantly higher resolution screen
1,036k dots vs 768k dots
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More than 30% higher resolution screen
Autofocus
Faster autofocus
Phase detection vs Hybrid detection
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Catch candid moments easily
External mic jack
Has an external mic jack
Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
Focus points
More focus points
247 vs 105
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Set focus accurately within the frame
Battery life
Slightly longer battery life
360 shots vs 320 shots
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More than 10% more shots per battery charge
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Yes vs No
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A built-in flash is useful for taking indoor shots where there is little light
Fastest shutter speed
Slightly faster max shutter speed
1/8000s vs 1/6000s
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More than 20% faster max shutter speed
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Advantages of the Samsung NX300

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Screen size
Much larger screen
3.3" vs 3"
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Around 10% larger screen
Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Movie continuous focus
Continuous video focus
Yes vs No
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Record movies without worrying about focus
Size
Smaller
122×64×41 mm vs 127×96×58 mm
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2.2x smaller
Thickness
Thinner
1.6" vs 2.3"
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Around 30% thinner
Weight
Lighter
280 g vs 375 g
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Around 30% lighter
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              similarities

              Compared to recent mirrorless cameras

              Common Strengths
              Screen type OLED screens Help
              Bright and vivid
              Weight Light weight Help
              NX30375 g
              NX300280 g
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              NX30$785.89
              NX300$699.00
              Common Weaknesses
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              1080p @ 60fps
              Weather sealed Neither is weather sealed Help
              Need to shelter it from weather
              Lens availability Few lenses available Help
              55 lenses
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              25,600 ISO

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