The Samsung Nx mini is a mid range mirrorless camera and on the other hand the Nikon V3 is a high-end mirrorless camera, we also have a big price difference between these two models, but the major common thing between these two camera are they both have 1 inch sensor…., take a look at the Major Specification Below.
Samsung Nx mini vs. Nikon V3 Specification Comparison Table.
Megapixel: The Samsung Nx mini features more resolution compared to Nikon V3, so you will get large printouts and you can also re-compose /crop your images after shooting.
Low pass filter: Nikon V3 have no built-in low pass filter, so you get super Sharpe images even when viewed at 100% without moiré or aliasing problem, on the other Samsung Nx mini does have built-in low pass filter, hence Nikon V3 better compared to Samsung Nx mini.
AF System: Nikon V3 features advance Phase + contrast based AF system, phase-detection AF utilizing a 105-point array that probably covers the entire frame of the camera, , the contrast-detection focusing system and uses 171 points across the sensor to make the Phase AF more precise and ensure optical sharpness.
More AF Points: Samsung Nx mini contrast AF system uses a total of 21 AF points to do AF, but the Nikon V3 uses hybrid AF technology that combines Phase and contrast AF system, so we have no doubt that Nikon V3 will do more quick and precise AF than Samsung Nx mini.
Better low light performance – The Samsung Nx mini have more ISO range compared to Nikon V3, the Samsung Nx mini features more ISO range hence you get better low-light images at HIGH ISO range.
Top Continuous shooting speed: Nikon V3 features fast shooting speed compared to Samsung Nx mini.
Better Video Mode: Samsung Nx mini features full HD video recording @ 30 fps frame rate. HD video recording @ 30 fps.
Supported formats Samsung Nx mini supperts standard recoding format H.264, Audio AAC.
Other Video Feature of Samsung Nx mini
- Internet-friendly MP4 format
- Sound is recorded via an on-board monaural microphone and direct playback to an HDTV
- integrated HDMI port
- P/A/S/M modes
- creatively enhance recordings
- Fish Eye Smart Filters
Better Video Mode: Nikon V3 features full HD video recording @ 60 and 30 fps frame rate. HD video recording @ 120 fps, 60 fps and 30 fps.
Nikon V3 Video Mode: Nikon V3 features full HD video recoding @ 60 and 30 fps frame rate. HD video recoding @ 120 fps, 60 fps and 30 fps. Movie e-VR image stabilization is available to help minimize the appearance of camera shake.
Other Video Features of Nikon V3
- Full Time AF
- Clear audio is recorded via an on-board stereo microphone
- full-resolution still images
- especially prevalent
- optional external microphone
Nikon V3 features touch screen display with+921,000 (screen dots) on the other hand Samsung Nx mini have touch screen display with +460,800 Screen dots, so we get more flexibility while composing our shot with Nikon V3.
Nikon V3 have hotshoe on the other hand Samsung NX mini is missing it.
Battery Life (CIPA): Samsung Nx mini battery rating is 650 shots and other hand Nikon V3 battery rating is 324 shots. According to CIPA.
Dimensions: Samsung Nx mini is smaller than Nikon V3.
Weight: Samsung Nx mini lighter than Nikon V3.
High ISO Test Between Samsung Nx mini vs. Nikon V3
Verdict: The Samsung NX mini giving us more ISO range than Nikon V3, but the Nikon V3 is giving US fast Hybrid AF system that is composed of phase + contrast based systems. The other benefit of Samsung camera that we get WiFi + NFC connectivity that allow us to do remote shooting via smartphone and tablets.
The Nikon V3 is a super fast system and on the other hand Samsung NX mini gives you bit more ISO range and easy to use remote shooting capability via NFC.
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