Recycling Batteries Responsibly

  • The European Directive on Batteries and Accumulators aims to minimise the impact of batteries on the environment and encourage the recovery of the materials they contain. In the UK, regulations on the recycling of batteries and accumulators (rechargeable batteries) were Introduced in 2009. The Waste Batteries Regulations aim to significantly increase UK collection and recycling of used portable batteries from 3% in 2007 to 25% by 2012, rising to at least 45% in 2016.

  • The battery symbol on a product or on its packaging indicates that the product must not be disposed of with general household waste. Instead, it is the consumer’s responsibility to dispose of their waste batteries at a designated collection point so that they can be recycled. The separate collection and recycling of batteries at the time of dispo sal will help to conserve natural resources and ensure that they are recycled in a manner that protects human health and the environment. A comprehensive list of battery recycling centres can be obtained from: www.recycle-more.co.uk

  • All Samsung products that are subject to the Batteries Directive are compliant with the UK battery and accumulator Requirements. In accordance with national law, SAMSUNG Electronics (UK) Ltd is a member of an approved batteries producer compliance scheme. This scheme collects, treats and disposes of batteries on Samsung’s behalf.

Samsung NX3000 Camera with 16-50mm Power Zoom Black



20.3MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
Built for enthusiasts, the 20.3MP APS-C CMOS sensor helps give your images detail and colour. It’s great for beautiful out-focused photos and noise-free images, even in some low light conditions.
20.3MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
Premium vintage design
The Samsung SMART CAMERA NX3000 design has the aesthetics of a premium vintage design. Featuring a solid compact body wrapped in natural leather-like material, it's a timeless classic that makes a bold statement wherever you go.
The definition of premium vintage design
Flip ON Display & Wink Shot
Have fun taking selfies with your kids. Just flip up the 3.0" display and you're ready to shoot. Then give the camera a charming wink, and just 2 seconds later, you and your child will have a great selfie.1
Flip ON Display & Wink Shot

Tag&Go (NFC/Wi-Fi)

Share photos with the Samsung SMART CAMERA NX3000 via built-in Wi-Fi and NFC. Photo Beam lets you transfer photos, or you can send whole albums with MobileLink. You can even save to your compatible mobile device as you shoot with AutoShare.2
Tag&Go (NFC/Wi-Fi)

Remote Viewfinder Pro

The NFC-enabled Remote Viewfinder Pro turns your compatible Smartphone into a remote control. Adjust camera settings like shutter speed, exposure control, and more—all wirelessly from your compatible Smartphone.2
Remote Viewfinder Pro

16-50mm PZ Lens

Bundled with the Samsung SMART CAMERA NX3000 is the compact and portable 16-50mm Power Zoom Lens. It has a power zoom button that makes zooming easy and stable, helping you shoot crisp and clear stills and videos with confidence.
16-50mm PZ Lens

1/4000s Shutter Speed

With a fast shutter speed of 1/4000 sec., you have the power to capture the decisive moments. So when your little girl is having the time of her life, you’ll have the potential to capture her passing smile.
1/4000s Shutter Speed

Full HD Video Recording (1080 / 30p)

Shoot video Full HD (1920x1080p) at 30 frames per second with superb color and sharp detail. The H.264 format allows you to record longer MPEG-4 video, so you can capture more of the action.
Full HD Video Recording (1080 / 30p)

5fps continuous shot

With the Samsung SMART CAMERA NX3000, you have the power to shoot a burst of images at 5 frames per second. So when you have less than a second to document that breathtaking dive, this camera has you covered from start to finish.
5fps continuous shot

ISO 100-25600

The Samsung SMART CAMERA NX3000 shoots up to ISO 25600, which helps make it sensitive to light. That means you can take great looking, natural shots in tricky lighting indoors or even outside at night, with minimal noise or blur.
ISO 100-25600

i-Function Control (i-Function Lens)

i-Function Control lets you adjust the WB, aperture, shutter speed, EV and ISO range with a single button and value ring on the lens. More advanced users can also program existing shortcut keys to their liking.
i-Function Control (i-Function Lens)

Smart Mode

Start taking great shots, like trails of light at night, or capture a high-speed scene. Just a quick tap of Smart Mode and you’re set with various modes to shoot great images.
Smart Mode

tech specs

Image Sensor

  • Operating Current (Cooling / Heating), A


  • Sensor Size

    23.5mm x 15.7mm

  • Effective Pixel

    20.3 MP

  • Total Pixel

    21.6 MP

  • Color Filter

    RGB Primary

Lens Mount

  • Mount

    Samsung NX Mount

  • Usable Lens

    Samsung NX Lens (3D Lens not supported)


Image Stabilization

  • Operating Current (Cooling / Heating), A

    Lens Shift (depends on Lens)

  • Mode

    OIS Mode1/Mode2/off

Distortion Correct

  • Distortion Correct

    LDC On / Off (depends on Lens)


  • Operating Current (Cooling / Heating), A


  • Size

    3.0 " (75.2 mm)

  • Resolution


  • Field of View

    Approx. 100 %

  • Guide Display



  • Operating Current (Cooling / Heating), A


  • Resolution


  • Filed of View


  • Magnification


  • Eyepoint


  • Diopter Adjustment



  • Operating Current (Cooling / Heating), A


  • Focusing point

    35 Points (Contrast AF)

  • Mode

    Single AF, Continuous AF, MF

  • AF-Assist Lamp



  • Speed

    Auto:1/4000 - 1/4 s, Manual:1/4000 - 30 s, Bulb


  • Metering System

    TTL 221 Block segment

  • Compensation

    ±3 EV (1/3EV step)

  • ISO Equivalent

    Auto, 100 - 25600 (1EV or 1/3EV step)

  • AE Lock

    CUSTOM Key applicable

Drive Mode

  • Mode

    Single, Continuous, Burst (5M), Self-timer, Bracket (AE/WB/PW/Depth)

  • Continuous

    5fps ※ Maximum shooting speed is 5 frames per second. It will slow down after approx. JPEG 13 shots, RAW 5 shots. (May vary depending on the spec of memory card.)

  • Bracket

    Auto Exposure Bracket (±3EV), WB, PW, Depth Bracket(P/A Mode Only)

  • Self-Timer

    2 - 30sec. (1sec. step)


  • Operating Current (Cooling / Heating), A

    External Flash only (Optional)

  • External Flash

    Samsung External Flash available

  • Synchro (Flash attachment)

    Hot Shoe

White Balance

  • Micro Adjustment

    each 7 steps in Amber / Blue / Green / Magenta axis

  • Mode

    Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent (W, N, D), Tungsten, Flash, Custom, K(Manual)


  • Picture Wizard

    Calm,Classic,Cool,Custom (1-3),Forest,Landscape ,Portrait,Retro,Standard,Vivid

  • Smart Filter

    Fish Eye,Miniature,Sketch,Vignetting,*Refer to the user manual for more information


  • Mode

    Smart Auto, Program, Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, Manual, Panorama, Smart, Wi-Fi

  • Smart

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

  • Image Size

    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)

  • Quality

    Super fine/Fine/Normal/RAW RAW+S.Fine/RAW+Fine/RAW+Normal

  • Color Space

    Adobe RGB,sRGB


  • Format

    MP4 (H.264)

  • Compression

    Movie : H.264 , Sound : AAC

  • Mode

    Program, Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, Manual

  • Image Size

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

  • Frame Rate

    30fps (NTSC), 25fps (PAL)

  • Multi-Motion Recording

    x0.25 (640, 320 only), x1, x5, x10, x20

  • Quality

    High Quality,Normal

  • Noise Level (Outdoor)


Image Play

  • Operating Current (Cooling / Heating), A

    Single image, Thumbnails (15/28 images), Slide show, Movie


  • Still

    Smart Filter(Miniature, Vignetting, Soft Focus, Sketch, Fish Eye, Classic, Retro, Oil Paint, Cartoon, Ink Painting, Cross Filter, Zooming Shot), Red-eye fix, Resize, Rotate, Face Retouch, Brightness, Contrast, Auto Adjustment, Saturation, RGB Adjustment, Color Temperature, Exposure

  • Movie

    Still Image Capture, Time Trimming


  • External Media

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

  • Capacity (2GB)

    20.0M : RAW 57(Raw Only Case)


  • Languages

    32 Languages (Korean, English, Danish, German, Dutch, Swedish, Spanish, Italian, Czech, French, Portuguese (Portugal), Portuguese (Brazil), Polish, Finnish, Russian, Norsk, Simplified/Traditional Chinese, Arabic, Persian, Turkish, Hebrew, Thai, Greek, Hungarian, Estonian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Serbian, Croatian, Vietnamese, Romanian)

Network and Wireless Connectivity

  • Wi-Fi

    IEEE 802.11b/g/n support (Smart Camera 3.0) . AutoShare . Remote Viewfinder Pro (Full manual Control) . Mobile Link (Group Share up to 4 people) . Photo Beam (Play back) . Auto Backup . Samsung Link(TV Link) . Home Monitor +

  • NFC



  • Digital Output Connector

    Yes (USB 2.0)

  • Video Out


  • USB



  • Capacity

    Rechargeable battery : B740AE/B740AC/B740AU/B740AK (3.8V/ 2330mAh) * The battery specifications or model may differ depending on your region.

  • Charging

    DC 5.0V, 0.55A via Micro USB port

  • Still Image Capturing Time

    185 min / 370 shots (CIPA standard)

Physical specification

  • Dimension (WxHxD)

    117.4 x 65.9 x 39.0 mm

  • Weight

    230g (without battery)

Operating Environment

  • Operating Temperature

    0 ~ 40 °C

  • Operating Humidity

    5 ~ 85 %


  • Application

    Adobe Light Room 5/iLauncher/Samsung DNG Converter

System Requirement

  • Windows

    Intel Core 2 Duo® 1.66 GHz higher, AMD Athlon X2 Dual-Core 2.2 GHz higher, Minimum 512MB RAM (1GB or more recommended), Windows 7 / 8, 250MB of available hard-disk space (1GB and above recommend), USB 2.0 port, CD-ROM drive, nVIDIA Geforce 7600GT or higher / ATI X1600 series or higher, 1024×768 pixels, 16-bit color display compatible monitor (1280x1024, 32-bit color display recommended), Microsoft DirectX 9.0c or later

  • Macintosh

    Mac OS 10.5 or higher (except PowerPC), Minimum 256MB RAM (512MB or more recommended), Minimum 110MB of available hard-disk space, USB 2.0 port, CD-ROM drive


User Manual

5.47 MB, pdf, ENGLISH


Firmware (4)

  • Firmware File

    All OS, 54.61 MB, zip, MULTI LANGUAGE

    Version : 01.10

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    1. Title - Firmware version 01.10
    2. Applicable Model - NX3000
    3. Carrier or Corporate Customer - Open market
    4. Description
    Please use i-Launcher program when you want to upgrade your camera.
    Refer to Firmware upgrade guide.

    [Caution] During upgrading firmware, a camera turns itself on and off 3 times.
    Do not cut off the power and Do not remove battery before complete message.

    - Improved 50-150mm-S lens compatibility
    - Improved HDMI 2.0 compatibility of TV
    - Improved connection of Home Monitor+ function
    - Improved other bugs

    - Add Wi-Fi Privacy Lock function
    - Improved performance of Movie recording
    - Improved compatibility of new memory card
    - Improved other bugs
  • Upgrade guide

    All OS, 0.36 MB, pdf, MULTI LANGUAGE

    Version : 1.0

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    Firmware upgrade guide using i-Launcher program.
  • Firmware Update Tool

    All Windows, 5.92 MB, exe, MULTI LANGUAGE

    Version :

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    (Windows OS)i-Launcher setup file for firmware upgrade
  • Firmware Update Tool

    MAC OS, 2.02 MB, dmg, MULTI LANGUAGE

    Version :

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    (MAC OS)i-Launcher setup file for firmware upgrade

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