Samsung Galaxy NX Review

 
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Model Name: Samsung Galaxy NX 
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General
Model Number: Galaxy NX 
Camera Format: Compact System Camera 
Currently Manufactured: Yes 
Retail Price: $1399.99
Street Price: $1399.49
Date Available: 2013-10-15
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 25.3 oz (718 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Weight Includes Kit Lens? Yes
Size: 5.4 x 4.0 x 1.0 in.
(137 x 101 x 26 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS 
Sensor Manufacturer: Samsung 
Total Megapixels: 21.6
Effective Megapixels: 20.3 
Sensor Format: APS-C 
Sensor Size (dia.): 1.11"
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.5
Color Filter Type: RGBG 
Self-Cleaning: Yes 
Sensor-shift Stabilized: No 
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2),
5472 x 3080 (16.9 MP, 16:9),
3648 x 3648 (13.3 MP, 1:1),
3888 x 2592 (10.1 MP, 3:2),
3712 x 2088 (7.8 MP, 16:9),
2640 x 2640 (7.0 MP, 1:1),
2976 x 1984 (5.9 MP, 3:2),
2736 x 1824 (5.0 MP, 3:2),
2944 x 1656 (4.9 MP, 16:9),
2000 x 2000 (4.0 MP, 1:1),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1728 x 1152 (2.0 MP, 3:2),
1024 x 1024 (1.0 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG, MPO, .SRW 12-bit RAW 
Video Capture
Movie Mode: Yes 
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080, 1920x810, 1280x720, 640x480, 320x240, 640x480
Movie Frame Rate: 30p, 24p, 60p/30p, 60p/30p, 30p, 240p
Movie Audio: Yes 
Movie File Format: MP4 (H.264) with AAC audio 
Optics
Lens Mount: Samsung NX 
Kit Lens: Samsung 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 OIS NX
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 27 - 84 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.06x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 (wide) / f/5.6 (tele) - f/22 
Normal Focus Range: 28 cm to Infinity
11.0 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:  
Optical Image Stablization: Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 2x i-Zoom 
Filter Thread: 58mm
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Type: Hybrid AF (Phase and Contrast Detection) 
Face Detection: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus: Yes 
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF 
Viewfinder Type: EVF type with Eye Contact Sensor; SVGA (800 x 600) TFT-LCD; Coverage: Approx. 100%; Magnification: Approx. 1.04X (APS-C, 50mm, -1m-1), Approx. 0.68X (Equivalent to a 50mm lens on a 35mm camera); Eyepoint: Approx. 18.0mm; Diopter Adjustment: -4.0 to +4.0m- 
Display
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 4.8
LCD Resolution: 2,764,800 dots (921,600 px)
Touchscreen: Yes 
Articulating LCD: No 
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600 (1 or 1/3 EV steps)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, White Fluorescent, Neutral Fluorescent, Daylight Fluorescent, Tungsten, Flash, Custom, Kelvin Color Temp., 7-step A/B + G/M adjust 
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/6000
Bulb Mode: Yes 
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 221-segment Multi, Center-weighted, Spot 
Program AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Creative Exposure Modes: (1) Portrait : Smart Mode Suggest, Beauty face, Best Photo, Continuous Shot, Best Face, Color Bracket, Kids, Vignett+, Golf; (2) Scenery : Landscape, Dawn, Snow; (3) Close-up/Indoor : Macro, Food, Party/Indoor; (4) Pro Style : Action freeze, Rich Tone, Panorama, Waterfall, Animated Photo, Multi Exposure, Drama, Eraser, Sound & Shot, Miniature, Creative Shot, Interval; (5) Night Scenery : Silhouette, Sunset, Night, Fireworks, Light Trace  
Self Timer: 2-30 sec in 1 sec steps seconds
Time Lapse: Yes 
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Smart Flash, Auto, Auto+Red-eye reduction, Fill-in, Fill-in+Red-eye reduction, 1st Curtain, 2nd Curtain, Off 
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 11.0 m / 36.1 ft.
Flash Range Description: Lens dependant; GN=11m (at ISO 100) 
Max Flash Sync: 1/180 
Flash Exp Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.5EV steps
Ext Flash Connection: Hot shoe 
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: microSD / microSDHC / microSDXC 
Memory Included (MB): 16000.0
File System:  
DCF Compliant: Yes 
Connectivity
Composite Video Out: No 
NTSC/PAL Switchable: n/a 
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a 
HD Video Out: Yes 
HD Video Connection: HDMI 
Built-In Wi-fi: Yes 
Computer/Printer: USB 2.0 High Speed, Bluetooth, WiFi
PictBridge Compliant:  
DPOF Compliant: Yes 
Remote Control: Yes 
Remote Control Type:  
Other Connection: Cellular (3G, 4G LTE), Wi-Fi, Micro (Type D) HDMI, SIM card slot, headphone jack (but not active during video recording) 
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary 
Usable Battery Types: 3.8v 4360 mAh lithium-ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary 4360 mAh lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: 440
Software
Included Software: Samsung Kies, Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac 
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: 20.3MP APS-C Sensor, DRIMe IV Image Processor, Advanced Hybrid Auto Focus (AF) System, 8.6fps Burst Mode, 30 Smart Modes, Runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean OS, 1.6GHz Quad-Core Processor, Cellular (4G LTE, 3G), Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 (LE), GPS, GLONASS. 

 




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