• APS-C 369.7mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800
  • 35mm 864.0mm2
  • 50.6 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • Detailed specifications
  • Samsung NX20
  • Canon EOS 5DS
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General
Model Number: NX20 5DS
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Compact System Camera Pro SLR
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $1099.99 $3699.00
Street Price: $499.00 $3,499.00
Date Available: 2012-05-05 2015-06-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 22.5 oz (637 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
33.4 oz (946 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.8 x 3.5 x 1.6 in.
(122 x 90 x 40 mm)
6.0 x 4.6 x 3.0 in.
(152 x 116 x 76 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Samsung Canon
Effective Megapixels: 20.3 50.6
Sensor Format: APS-C 35mm
Sensor size: 369.72mm2 (23.7mm x 15.6mm) 864mm2 (36.00mm x 24.00mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 4.33 microns 4.14 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.5x 1.0x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed Fixed
Self-Cleaning: Yes Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score: 75 87
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 23.4 24.7
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 12.9 12.4
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 785 2,381
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)
8688 x 5792 (50.3 MP, 3:2),
7680 x 5120 (39.3 MP, 3:2),
5760 x 3840 (22.1 MP, 3:2),
4320 x 2880 (12.4 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1280 (2.5 MP, 3:2),
720 x 480 (0.3 MP, 3:2),
6480 x 4320 (28.0 MP, 3:2),
4320 x 2880 (12.4 MP, 3:2),
8688 x 4888 (42.5 MP, 16:9),
7680 x 4320 (33.2 MP, 16:9),
5760 x 3240 (18.7 MP, 16:9),
4320 x 2432 (10.5 MP, 16:9),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
720 x 408 (0.3 MP, Other),
7712 x 5792 (44.7 MP, 4:3),
6816 x 5120 (34.9 MP, 4:3),
5120 x 3480 (17.8 MP, Other),
3840 x 2880 (11.1 MP, 4:3),
1712 x 1280 (2.2 MP, Other),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
5792 x 5792 (33.5 MP, 1:1),
5120 x 5120 (26.2 MP, 1:1),
3840 x 3840 (14.7 MP, 1:1),
2880 x 2880 (8.3 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.21), .SRW 12-bit RAW JPEG (EXIF v2.3), RAW, M-RAW (28MP), S-RAW (12.4MP); 14-bit CR2
Continuous-mode frames/second: 7.5 4.8
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p)
1920x810 (24p)
1280x720 (30p)
640x480 (30p)
320x240 (30p)
1920x1080 (30p/25p/24p)
1280x720 (60p/50p)
640x480 (30p/25p)
Movie File Format: MP4 (H.264) with AAC audio .MOV (MPEG-4 AVC / H.264), ALL-I and IPB modes
Composite Video Out: Yes Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Samsung NX Canon EF
Lens: Samsung 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 OIS NX n/a
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 27 - 84mm  
Focal Length (actual): 18 - 55mm  
Zoom Ratio: 3.06x  
Aperture Range: f/3.5 (wide) / f/5.6 (tele) - f/22  
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 28 cm to Infinity
11.0 in to Infinity
 
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: 58.0mm n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes No
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 2x i-Zoom 1.3x and 1.6x crop modes
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: 15-point Contrast Detection; has single-point and 35-point closeup modes; Face Detection : Max. 10 faces Phase Detect : 61-point (up to 41 cross-type points); One to five cross-type AF points at f/2.8, 10 to 20 cross-type AF points at f/4, and 15 to 21 cross-type AF points at f/5.6; iTR AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes No
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF / OLED Optical / LCD
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- SLR type; fixed eye-level pentaprism, 100% coverage, 0.71x magnification, 21mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter, fixed focusing screen, on demand grid
Focus Peaking: No No
EVF Resolution: 1,440,000 dots (480,000 pixels) n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.69x 0.71x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 1.04x 0.71x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.2
Rear Display Resolution: 614,400 dots 1,044,000 dots (348,000 px)
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: Yes No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom:   10.0x
Top Deck Display: No Yes
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 12800 6400
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto (100-3200), 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800 (1 or 1/3 EV steps) Auto, 100-6400 in 1/3 or 1 EV steps, expandable to 50 (L), 12800 (H1)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes 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 Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Custom, Color Temperature
Shutter Speed Range: 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/8000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 221-segment Multi, Center-weighted, Spot 150K-pixel RGB+IR metering sensor, 252-zone Evaluative, Center-weighted, Partial, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Scene: Panorama (Live, 3D), Beauty shot, Night, Landscape, Portrait, Children, Sports, Close-Up, Text, Sunset, Dawn, Backlight, Fireworks, Beach & Snow, Sound Picture, 3D Photo; Smart Filter: Vignetting, Miniature, Fish-Eye, Sketch, De-fog, Halftone Dots, Soft Focus, Old Film1, Old Film2, Negative, Selective Color (4 Color Modes); Magic Frame: Old Album, Old Film, Wave, Full Moon, Old Record, Magazine, Sunny Day, Classic TV, Wall Art, Holiday, Billboard 1, Billboard 2, Newspaper n/a
Self Timer: 2-30 sec in 1 sec steps seconds 2, 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes No
Flash Modes: Smart Flash, Auto, Auto+Red-eye reduction, Fill-in, Fill-in+Red-eye reduction, 1st Curtain, 2nd Curtain, Off n/a
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 11.0 m / 36.1 ft. n/a
Flash Range Description: Depends on lens aperture n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/180 1/200
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.5EV steps +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot shoe Hot Shoe, PC Sync
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: No  
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC CF1 / SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:   UHS-I
Other Memory:   UHS-I/UDMA compliant
Dual Card Slots: No Yes
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: .SRW 12-bit RAW RAW, M-RAW (28MP), S-RAW (12.4MP); 14-bit CR2
Movie File Format: MP4 (H.264) with AAC audio .MOV (MPEG-4 AVC / H.264), ALL-I and IPB modes
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes No
NFC: No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No Yes
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 3.0 Super Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional wired (SR2NX02) Optional Wired or Wireless
Connections (extended): Micro (Type D) HDMI, Combined AV/USB/Remote Micro USB Port Mini HDMI (Type C), Remote Jack, Stereo Mic Jack, PC-Sync Terminal
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 1.40 <0.3
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 1.32  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): 4  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):   <0.3
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 7.5 4.8
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 11 28
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   4.9
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):   15
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   4.9
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):   11
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.35 seconds 0.27 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):   0.092 seconds
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.060 seconds 0.189 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.62 seconds  
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.044 seconds 0.057 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes): Full AF Shutter Lag, Wide Area mode = 0.650s  
Startup Time: 3.0 seconds 0.5 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.9 seconds 0.3 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 3.6 seconds  
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 360 shots 220 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):   700 shots
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary BP1310 Proprietary LP-E6N/LP-E6
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion Rechargeable or optional battery grip
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary BP1310 lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary LP-E6N Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No
Software
Included Software: intelli-studio 3.0, Samsung RAW Converter 4, PC Auto Backup, Adobe Reader Canon EOS Digital Solution Disc
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS (except intelli-studio)  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Built-in Wi-Fi (IEEE 802.11b/g/n support, Mobile Link, Remote Viewfinder, Social Sharing, Email, Cloud , Auto Backup, TV Link, Wi-Fi Direct), supports geotagging w/ optional WGS84 GPS Module. New 50.6-megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor, Dual DIGIC 6 image processors, EOS iTR AF, 150,000-pixel RGB+IR 252-zone metering, "Fine Detail" Picture Style, 30.5MP 1.3x crop mode and 19.6MP 1.6x crop mode, Full HD 30p video.