Samsung NX3000 is a entry level camera from Samsung, Panasonic GM1 on the other hand is a pocket size M4/3 format camera from Panasonic with mag alloy body… take a look at the core specification inside the camera..
Samsung NX3000 vs. Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 Specification Comparison Table.
Megapixel: Samsung NX3000 features 20.3 megapixel sensors, on the other hand Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 it is limited to 16 megapixels, so resolution wise Samsung NX3000 is much better.
Bigger Sensor Size: Samsung NX3000 have bit bigger sensor size compared to Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1, the bigger sensor area gives you more dynamic range in your images, more color depth and better low light performance aka less amount of noise visible during HIGH ISO mode.
More AF Points: Both camera feature same contrast based AF system but we get more AF points with Samsung NX3000 compared to Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1.
Better Shutter Range: Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 features better shutter range of 30 – 1/16000 in order to clearly record and freeze even the fastest movements into an ultra-sharp image. Fast shutter range will help you to capture amazing action shots; on the other hand Samsung NX3000 shutter range is limited to 30- 1/4000 only.
Video Mode: Samsung NX3000 features full HD video recording @ 30 and 25 fps frame rate. HD video recording @ 30 fps and 25 fps.
Video Mode: Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 features full HD video recording @ 60fps frame rate. HD video recording @ 30 fps.
Supported formats: Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 Both the high quality AVCHD and the Internet-friendly MP4 formats.
Display: Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 comes with a bigger Tiltable 3” Rear Screen Tilting LCD (460,800) dots Monitor on the other hand Samsung NX3000 have 3” Rear Screen Tilting LCD (460,800) Screen dots, so we get more flexibility while composing our shot with Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1.
Viewfinder: Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 features EVF 100% on the other hand Samsung NX3000 doesn’t have viewfinder.
Wireless: Samsung NX3000 features Wi-Fi with NFC connectivity, you can easily transfer your images via Wi-Fi and send your images to other smart device by using photo beam technology, you can also activate remote shooting on NX3000 via NFC, but un-fortunately Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 has limited to Wi-Fi connectivity only. It only allows you to share your images, no remote shooting option available.
Battery Life (CIPA): Samsung NX3000 features longer battery life (According to CIPA) compared to Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 doesn’t have CIPA rating.
Dimensions: Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 is smaller than Samsung NX3000.
Weight: Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 lighter than Samsung NX3000.
High ISO Test Between Samsung NX3000 vs. Panasonic GM1
Verdict: We recommend you to buy Samsung NX3000 over Panasonic GM1, Since Samsung features bigger sensor hence you will get better image.
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