Samsung NX1 Mirrorless Digital Camera

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Samsung NX1 Mirrorless Digital Camera

Samsung NX1 Mirrorless Digital CameraThe 4K Samsung NX1 Mirrorless Digital Camera features a 28.2MP BSI APS-C CMOS sensor that not only produces high-resolution images, but also 4K video at 24 fps, UHD at 30 fps, and full 1080p HD video at up to 60 fps. High Efficiency Video Coding (H.265) is applied so that even 4K and UHD video files remain easy to edit and share. A sharp, 3.0" HD 1036k-dot touchscreen monitor and 205 phase-detection AF points benefit both cinematographers and still photographers, and for instances where it is preferable to use the camera's viewfinder instead, a sharp, 2360k-dot XGA OLED electronic viewfinder is also built-in.

Built for fast shooting conditions, the NX1 provides a 15 fps burst with autofocus plus a 1/8000th second maximum shutter speed. For use in low-light, the ISO range can be expanded from 100 to 51,200. A full complement of shooting modes are available, including Aperture Priority, Auto, Manual, Program, and Shutter Priority, plus "smart" modes such as Action Freeze, Beauty Face, Fireworks, Landscape, Multi-Exposure, Night, Panorama, Rich Tone (HDR), Sunset, and Waterfall. Images can be saved as RAW files or JPEGs of various file sizes that correspond to user-selectable image ratios of 3:2, 16:9, or 1:1 and according to the user's desired color editing space of Adobe RGB or sRGB.

Saving and outputting large video and image files are accommodated by the camera's ability to utilize UHS-I or UHS-II SD-type memory cards, and a USB 3.0 port. Additionally, a micro HDMI connector allows video to be recoded directly to an external recording device with a 4:2:2 (8-bit) output signal. The NX1 also takes advantage of wireless technology as well. Built-in Near Field Communication (NFC) capability allows individual images to be wirelessly transferred from the camera to a smartphone or tablet. Additionally, 802.11b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi capability coupled with Bluetooth 3.0 technology allows for fast and cordless transfer of files while providing constant and accurate GPS data when the NX1 is paired with smartphone.

Designed to fit securely in hand, the NX1 is also water and dust resistant with a magnesium-alloy internal frame for added durability.

28.2MP BSI APS-C CMOS Sensor

    A large 28.2MP BSI APS-C CMOS Sensor works to produce high-resolution digital imagery while maintaining good shadow details and enhancing low-light performance throughout the camera's 100 to 51,200 ISO range.
4K Recording at 24 fps, UHD Recording at 30 fps and 1080p Full HD Recording at up to 60 fps.
    As a 4K-capable camera, the NX1 is among the most compact cameras in its class. Aside from 4K, video may be recorded in Ultra-HD as well as in full HD. To help ensure that even the highest resolution video files are easy work with, the NX1 accommodates UHS-I or UHS-II memory cards and employs HEVC (H.265) compression. Additionally, video may be recorded directly to an external device with a 4:2:2 (8-bit) output signal.
Hybrid Autofocus System
    The Advanced Hybrid Autofocus system utilizes 205 phase and 209 contrast-detection autofocus points to acquire focus quickly and precisely. The phase-detection method is ideal for gaining focus in an expedited manner while contrast-detection is employed to fine-tune the focus for critical applications. When combined, focusing is sharp and leads to making photos in a natural and intuitive manner.
High-Speed Performance
    A 15 fps burst rate with continuous autofocus and a 1/8000 sec top shutter speed keeps even the fastest action sharp. If needed, high shutter speeds are also possible in low light with an ISO range of 100 to 51,200.
Smart Shooting Modes
    A full menu of "smart" modes is available to accommodate most imaging scenarios. They include: Action Freeze, Beauty Face, Fireworks, Landscape, Light Trace, Multi-Exposure, Night, Panorama (Live), Rich Tone (HDR), Samsung Auto Shutter, Silhouette, Sunset, and Waterfall. For more direct control over the output, Aperture Priority, Auto, Manual, Program, and Shutter Priority modes can also be selected.
Clear Viewing Options
    Whether filming video or taking still photos, a tiltable 3.0" HD 1036k-dot touchscreen monitor is provided for subject framing, menu selection, and image review. When use of a viewfinder is preferred, a 2360k-dot XGA OLED electronic viewfinder is available that turns on when brought up to one's eye.
Easy Connectivity
    Files saved on a memory card within the NX1 can be downloaded off the camera via its speedy USB 3.0 connection. When wirelessly accessing images stored to the camera is preferred, NFC capability allows individual files to be transferred to a smartphone or tablet with one tap. Large groups of images may be transferred using 802.11b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth 3.0 technology can be used to easily activate the Wi-Fi while allowing a connected phone to constantly feed accurate GPS data to the camera for tagging to photos and videos in real-time.
Samsung NX Lens Mount
    A broad array NX-mount of lenses is available for use, ranging from wide-angle primes to long-reaching zooms. The ability to change and utilize different lenses depending on the situation at hand aids in producing captivating and more dynamic imagery. Additionally, the NX1 is compatible with the unique 45mm f/1.8 2D/3D lens that enables one-lens creation of true 3D photos and movies. Supported 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, Japanese

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Body type SLR-style mirrorless  
Max resolution 6480 x 4320  
Other resolutions 6480 x 3648, 4320 x 4320, 4560 x 3040, 4605 x 2592, 3088 x 3088, 3264 x 2176, 3328 x 1872, 2160 x 2160, 2112 x 1408, 2048 x 1152, 1408 x 1408  
Image ratio w:h 1:1, 3:2, 16:9  
Effective pixels 28 megapixels  
Sensor photo detectors 31 megapixels  
Sensor size APS-C (23.5 x 15.7 mm)  
Sensor type BSI-CMOS  
Processor DRIMe 5  
ISO Auto, 100 - 25600, expandable to 51200  
White balance presets 8  
Custom white balance Yes  
Image stabilization No  
Uncompressed format RAW  
JPEG quality levels Super fine, fine, normal  
Optics & Focus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Manual focus Yes  
Number of focus points 209  
Lens mount Samsung NX  
Focal length multiplier 1.5  
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Tilting  
Screen size 3  
Screen dots 1,036,000  
Touch screen Yes (Touch AF/shutter, menus, image playback)  
Screen type Super AMOLED  
Live view Yes  
Viewfinder type Electronic  
Viewfinder coverage 100%  
Viewfinder magnification 1.04  
Viewfinder resolution 2,360,000  
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 30 sec  
Maximum shutter speed 1/8000 sec  
Aperture priority Yes  
Shutter priority Yes  
Manual exposure mode Yes  
Subject / scene modes Yes  
Built-in flash Yes (pop-up)  
Flash range 11.00 m (ISO 100)  
External flash Yes (Hot shoe, wireless via built-in flash)  
Continuous drive 15.0 fps  
Self-timer Yes (2 - 30 secs)  
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation -53 (at 1/3 EV steps)  
AE Bracketing 3 (at 1 EV steps)  
WB Bracketing Yes  
Videography features
Resolutions 3840 x 2160 (30p), 4096 x 2160 (24p), 1920 x 1080 (60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, 24p), 1280 x 720, 640 x 480  
Format H.265  
Videography notes Uncompressed 4K output over HDMI (4:2:0)  
Microphone Stereo  
Speaker Mono  
Storage types SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I/II)  
USB USB 3.0 (5 GBit/sec)  
HDMI Yes (micro-HDMI)  
Microphone port Yes  
Headphone port Yes  
Wireless Built-In  
Wireless notes 802.11/b/g/n/ac + Bluetooth  
Remote control Yes (wired or via smartphone)  
Environmentally sealed Yes (water and dust resistant)  
Battery Battery Pack  
Battery description BP1900 lithium-ion battery and charger  
Weight (inc. batteries) 550 g (1.21 lb / 19.40 oz)  
Dimensions 139 x 102 x 66 mm (5.47 x 4.02 x 2.6)  
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes  
GPS None


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