Samsung NX Mini Review

 
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Model Name: Samsung NX Mini 
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Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website
General
Model Number: NX Mini 
Camera Format: Compact System Camera 
Currently Manufactured: Yes 
Retail Price: $549.00
Street Price:  
Date Available: 2014-04-15
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 9.5 oz (269 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Weight Includes Kit Lens? Yes
Size: 4.3 x 2.4 x 0.9 in.
(110 x 62 x 23 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS 
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Total Megapixels: 20.9
Effective Megapixels: 20.5 
Sensor Format: 1-inch type 
Sensor Size (dia.): 0.62"
Focal Length Multiplier: 2.7
Color Filter Type: RGBG 
Self-Cleaning: No 
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),
2944 x 1656 (4.9 MP, 16:9),
2000 x 2000 (4.0 MP, 1:1),
1728 x 1152 (2.0 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1024 x 1024 (1.0 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3), .SRW 12-bit RAW, RAW+JPEG 
Video Capture
Movie Mode: Yes 
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080, 1280x720, 640x480, 320x240
Movie Frame Rate: 30p, 30p, 30p, 30p
Movie Audio: Yes 
Movie File Format: MP4 (H.264) with AAC monaural audio 
Optics
Lens Mount: Samsung NX-M 
Kit Lens: Samsung 9-27mm f/3.5-5.6 ED OIS NX-M; 9 elements in 8 groups including 1 Extra-low Dispersion and 2 aspherical elements
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 73 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 (wide) / f/5.6 (tele) - f/11; 7-blade circular aperture  
Normal Focus Range: 14 cm to Infinity
5.5 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:  
Optical Image Stablization: Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 2x i-Zoom 
Filter Thread: 39mm
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection: 21 points (normal), has single-point and 35-point closeup modes; Face Detection: Max. 10 faces; Object Tracking AF; Single AF, Continuous AF, MF, Touch AF & Shutter 
Face Detection: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus: Yes 
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No 
Viewfinder Type:  
Display
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 3.0
LCD Resolution: 460,800 dots (153,600 px)
Touchscreen: Yes 
Articulating LCD: Yes 
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto (up to 3200), 160-12800 in 1 or 1/3 EV steps; extendable to 100 and 25600
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 - 1/16000
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: Smart Mode: Beauty Face, Best Face, Landscape, Macro, Action Freeze, Rich Tone, Panorama, Waterfall, Silhouette, Sunset, Night, Firework, Light Trace, Continuous Shot, Kids Shot, Food, Parties and Indoors; Smart Filter: Miniature, Vignetting, Sketch, Fish Eye; Smart Range+; HDR 
Self Timer: 2-30 seconds
Time Lapse:  
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): 4.0 m / 13.1 ft.
Flash Range Description: Lens dependant; GN=4.9m (at ISO 160, 24mm), 4m (at ISO 100, 24mm)  
Max Flash Sync: 1/200 
Flash Exp Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.5EV steps
Ext Flash Connection: Proprietary Flash Port 
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: microSD / microSDHC / microSDXC 
Memory Included (MB):  
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, WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes 
DPOF Compliant: Yes 
Remote Control: Yes 
Remote Control Type: Yes, via USB or Wi-Fi 
Other Connection: Micro (Type-D) HDMI 1.3a, Micro USB 
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary B740A 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary B740A lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: 530
Software
Included Software: Adobe Lightroom 5, iLauncher 
OS Compatibility: Windows 7 / 8, Mac OS 10.5+ 
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: World's slimmest and lightest ILC features 1-inch 20MP BSI sensor, new NX-M lens mount, tilting 3-inch touchscreen, 6fps full-res burst mode, built-in WiFi with NFC. Available in white, pink, mint green, brown or black, in two kits (with 9mm f/3.5 lens or with 9-27mm f/3.5-5.6 OIS lens plus external SEF7A flash). 

 




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