Samsung NX5 Review

 
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Model Name: Samsung NX5 
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Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
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General
Model Number: NX5
Camera Format: Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price:  
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Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 12.2 oz (345 g)
Size: 4.8 x 3.4 x 1.6 in.
(123 x 87 x 40 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Samsung
Effective Megapixels: 14.6
Sensor Format: APS-C
Sensor size: 369.72mm2 (23.7mm x 15.6mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 5.16 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 3:2, 16:9
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Self-Cleaning: Yes
Built-in image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4592 x 3056 (14.0 MP, 3:2),
4592 x 2584 (11.9 MP, 16:9),
3872 x 2592 (10.0 MP, Other),
3872 x 2176 (8.4 MP, 16:9),
3008 x 2000 (6.0 MP, 3:2),
3008 x 1688 (5.1 MP, Other),
1920 x 1280 (2.5 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1472 x 976 (1.4 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.2), RAW (.SRW)
Continuous-mode frames/second: n/a
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 1280x720 (30)
640x480 (30)
320x240 (30)
Movie File Format: H.264 .MP4
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Samsung NX
Lens Thread: n/a
Lens Thread Type: n/a
Kit Lens: n/a
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Optical Image Stablization: No
Digital Zoom: No
Digital Zoom Values: n/a
Filter Thread: n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast detection
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Yes
Viewfinder Type: Electronic viewfinder
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution In Pixels:  
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Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
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Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 0
Minimum ISO (native):  
ISO Settings: 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
Auto ISO Mode: No
White Balance Settings: Auto, 7 presets, manual
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/4000
Bulb Mode: Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 247-zone multi, center-weighted, spot
Program, Aperture, Shutter, Manual (PASM) Modes: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Smart Auto, Scene (nine modes), Night, Portrait, Landscape
Self Timer: 2-30 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Smart Flash, Auto, Fill-in, Off, Red-eye reduction (Auto or Fill-in), Slow synchro
Flash Guide Number: 11.0 m / 36.1 ft.
Flash Range Description: Lens dependent
Max Flash Sync: 1/180
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.5EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot shoe
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC
Dual Card Slots: No
Uncompressed Format: RAW (.SRW)
CCD Raw Format: Yes
Movie File Format: H.264 .MP4
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-fi: No
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC:
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional wired
Connections (extended): Wired remote socket, DC input
Performance Timing
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Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
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Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary BP1310
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary BP1310 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (external or internal): Yes
External Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View): 400
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF):  
Software
Included Software:  
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Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Specifications are preliminary, and believed to be similar to the existing NX10 model, except for the use of a standard TFT LCD display instead of an AMOLED LCD display.

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