• APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 28.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • Detailed specifications
  • Samsung NX500
  • Nikon D5600
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Predecessor: Samsung NX300
NX300 vs NX500
Nikon D5500
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Successor:    
General
Model Number: NX500 D5600
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Compact System Camera SLR
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $799.99 $799.95
Street Price: $1,049.00 $596.95
Date Available: 2015-03-15 2017-01-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 16.0 oz (454 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
23.6 oz (670 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 4.7 x 2.5 x 1.7 in.
(120 x 64 x 43 mm)
4.9 x 3.8 x 2.8 in.
(124 x 97 x 70 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Samsung Sony
Effective Megapixels: 28.2 24.2
Sensor Format: APS-C APS-C
Sensor size: 368.95mm2 (23.50mm x 15.70mm) 366.6mm2 (23.50mm x 15.60mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 3.63 microns 3.92 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.5x 1.5x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: None None
Self-Cleaning: Yes Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: Yes No
DxO Sensor Score: 87 84
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 24.8 24.1
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 13.9 14.0
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 1,379 1,306
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 6480 x 4320 (28.0 MP, 3:2),
4560 x 3040 (13.9 MP, 3:2),
3264 x 2176 (7.1 MP, 3:2),
2112 x 1408 (3.0 MP, 3:2),
6480 x 3648 (23.6 MP, 16:9),
4608 x 2592 (11.9 MP, 16:9),
3328 x 1872 (6.2 MP, 16:9),
2048 x 1152 (2.4 MP, 16:9),
4320 x 4320 (18.7 MP, 1:1),
3088 x 3088 (9.5 MP, 1:1),
2160 x 2160 (4.7 MP, 1:1),
1408 x 1408 (2.0 MP, 1:1)
6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2),
4496 x 3000 (13.5 MP, 3:2),
2992 x 2000 (6.0 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format: JPEG, MPO, RAW (SRW), RAW+JPEG JPEG (EXIF 2.3), RAW (12 or 14-bit .NEF), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 8.8 5.1
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 4096x2160 (24p)
3840x2160 (30p)
1920x1080 (60p/30p/24p)
1280x720 (60p/30p)
640x480 (60p/30p)
1920x1080 (120p)
1280x720 (120p)
640x480 (120p)
1920x1080 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p)
1280x720 (60p/50p)
Movie File Format: MP4 (Video: HEVC (H.265) / Sound: AAC) MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC; Audio: Stereo Linear PCM)
Composite Video Out: No No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Samsung NX Nikon F
Lens: Samsung 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 Power Zoom ED OIS NX Nikkor AF-P DX 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 75mm 27 - 83mm
Focal Length (actual): 16 - 50mm 18 - 55mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.13x 3.05x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 (wide) / f/5.6 (tele) - f/22 f/3.5 - 22 (W), f/5.6 - 36 (T); 7-blade (rounded) aperture
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 24 cm to Infinity
9.4 in to Infinity
25 cm to Infinity
9.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: 43.0mm 55.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes No
Digital Zoom Values: n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Hybrid contrast/phase-detect AF: 205-point PDAF (153 cross-point type) + 209-point CDAF OVF: 39-point (9 cross type) TTL phase detection with 3D focus tracking by Nikon Multi-CAM 4800 DX; Live View: Contrast detect with Face-priority AF, wide-area AF, normal-area AF, subject-tracking AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No / OLED Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type:   SLR type; eye-level pentamirror, 95% coverage, 0.82x mag., 17mm eyepoint, -1.7 to +0.5 diopter, Type B BriteView Clear Matte Mark VII screen; Eye sensor
Focus Peaking: Yes No
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):   0.55x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):   0.82x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.2
Rear Display Resolution: 1,036,800 dots (345,600 px) 1,036,800 dots (345,600 px)
Touchscreen: Yes Yes
Articulating Screen: Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No Yes
Selfie Screen: Yes Yes
Max Playback Zoom:    
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 25600 25600
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100 - 25600 in 1 or 1/3 EV steps, expandable to 51200 Auto, 100 - 25600 in steps of 1/3 EV
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent (W, N, D), Tungsten, Auto+Tungsten, Flash, Custom, K (Manual); Micro Adjustment each 7 steps in Amber/Blue and Green/Magenta axes Auto, Incandescent, Fluorescent (7 types), Direct Sunlight, Flash, Cloudy, Shade, Preset Manual; all except Preset Manual with fine tuning
Shutter Speed Range: 1/6000 - 30 sec 1/4000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi (221 segments), Center-weighted, Spot 2016-pixel 3D Color Matrix Metering II, Color Matrix Metering II, Center-weighted, Spot (2.5% of frame)
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Beauty Face, Landscape, Action Freeze, Rich Tones, Panorama, Waterfall, Silhouette, Sunset, Night, Fireworks, Light Trace, Multi-Exposure; Smart Range+, HDR, Samsung Auto Shot (SAS) Scene Modes: Autumn Colors, Beach/Snow, Blossom, Candlelight, Child, Close-up, Dusk/Dawn, Food, Landscape, Night Landscape, Night Portrait, Party/Indoor, Pet Portrait, Portrait, Sports, Sunset, Special Effects Mode (Night Vision, Super Vivid, Pop, Photo Illustration, Toy Camera, Miniature Effect, Selective Color, Silhouette, High Key, Low Key), HDR
Self Timer: 2-30 seconds 2s, 5s, 10s, 20s; 1 to 9 exposures seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: No Yes
Flash Modes: Smart Flash, Auto, Auto+Red-eye reduction, Fill-in, Fill-in+Red-eye reduction, 1st Curtain, 2nd Curtain, Off Auto, auto with red-eye reduction, auto slow sync, auto slow sync with red-eye reduction, fill-flash, red-eye reduction, slow sync, slow sync with red-eye reduction, rear-curtain with slow sync, rear-curtain sync, off; Advanced Wireless Lighting supported with SB-910, SB-900, SB-800 as master
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 8.0 m / 26.2 ft. 12.0 m / 39.4 ft.
Flash Range Description: Bundled SEF8A flash has GN 8m at ISO 100 Lens dependent; Approx. 39/12 (ft/m, ISO 100, 68F/20C)
Max Flash Sync: 1/200 1/200
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.5EV steps -3 to +1 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot shoe Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I UHS-I
Other Memory:   UHS-I compliant
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW (SRW), RAW+JPEG RAW (12 or 14-bit .NEF), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: MP4 (Video: HEVC (H.265) / Sound: AAC) MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC; Audio: Stereo Linear PCM)
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: Yes Yes
Bluetooth: Yes Yes
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No Yes
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: No Yes
DPOF Compliant: No No
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Via Wi-Fi live view or Bluetooth; optional wired USB cable release Via Wi-Fi or optional WR-1, WR-T10/ WR-R10 or MC-DC2 remote cord
Connections (extended): Wi-Fi (IEEE 802.11b/g/n) with NFC; Bluetooth; Mult-function USB port compatible with wired remote Type C mini-HDMI with CEC, Accessory Terminal (MC-DC2 remote cord or GP-1 GPS unit), 3.5mm stereo mic jack
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.83 <0.3
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):    
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 0.81 <0.3
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 8.8 5.1
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 38 100
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 8.5 4.1
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 6 8
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 8.6 4.0
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 6 5
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.20 seconds 0.11 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):   0.259 seconds
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.097 seconds 0.083 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.36 seconds 0.12 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.076 seconds 0.079 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 1.5 seconds 0.2 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.8 seconds 0.2 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 3.1 seconds 1.9 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 370 shots  
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):   970 shots
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary BP-1130 Proprietary EL14a
Usable Battery Types: 1130mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary BP-1130 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary EL14a Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: No Yes
Internal Charging Supported: Yes No
Software
Included Software: Samsung Raw Converter, i-Launcher (web version), Power Media Player, Samsung Movie Converter and Samsung DNG Converter Nikon ViewNX-i download
OS Compatibility:   Windows, Mac OS
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Available in black, brown and white.