Samsung NX5 Review

 
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Model Name: Samsung NX5 
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Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website
General
Model Number: NX5 
Camera Format: Compact System Camera 
Currently Manufactured: No 
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Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 12.2 oz (345 g)
Weight With Batteries? No
Weight Includes Kit Lens? No
Size: 4.8 x 3.4 x 1.6 in.
(123 x 87 x 40 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS 
Sensor Manufacturer: Samsung 
Total Megapixels: 15.1
Effective Megapixels: 14.6 
Sensor Format: APS-C 
Sensor Size (dia.): 1.10"
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Color Filter Type: RGBG 
Self-Cleaning: Yes 
Sensor-shift Stabilized: 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) 
Video Capture
Movie Mode: Yes 
Movie Resolution: 1280x720, 640x480, 320x240
Movie Frame Rate: 30, 30, 30
Movie Audio: Yes 
Movie File Format: H.264 .MP4 
Optics
Lens Mount: Samsung NX 
Kit Lens: n/a
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):  
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Macro Focus Range:  
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 
Face Detection: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus: Yes 
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Yes 
Viewfinder Type: Electronic viewfinder 
Display
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 3.0
LCD Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen:  
Articulating LCD: No 
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
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 AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Creative Exposure Modes: Smart Auto, Scene (nine modes), Night, Portrait, Landscape 
Self Timer: 2-30 seconds
Time Lapse: 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 (ISO 100): 11.0 m / 36.1 ft.
Flash Range Description: Lens dependent 
Max Flash Sync: 1/180 
Flash Exp Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.5EV steps
Ext Flash Connection: Hot shoe 
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC 
Memory Included (MB):  
File System: FAT32 
DCF Compliant: Yes 
Connectivity
Composite Video Out: Yes 
NTSC/PAL Switchable: Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
HD Video Out: Yes 
HD Video Connection: HDMI 
Built-In Wi-fi:  
Computer/Printer: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes 
DPOF Compliant: Yes 
Remote Control: Yes 
Remote Control Type: Optional wired 
Other Connection: Wired remote socket, DC input 
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary BP1310  
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary BP1310 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: 400
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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