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Samsung NX1 Review

November 28, 2014

Overall Rating:

5

Samsung NX1 Smart Camera


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Pros:

  • - High-resolution sensor with good low-light performance
  • - Samsung’s fastest image processor allows for 15fps stills shooting
  • - Ultra high definition (4K) video recording
  • - Fast hybrid AF system with 205 phase-detection and up to 153 cross-type points
  • - Robust build and design

Cons:

  • - Some fiddly controls
  • - JPEG images are too heavily processed by default
  • - Image buffer not large enough

Manufacturer:

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Price as Reviewed:

£1,299.00

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Jon Devo tries out Samsung’s new smart camera, featuring the world’s first APS-C-sized, 28.2-million-pixel backside illuminated sensor and a host of other exciting specs

Samsung NX1 Review – Specifications

  • Sensor: 28.2-million-pixel back side illuminated APS-C type CMOS sensor
  • Output size: 28M 6480 x 4320 (RAW, jpeg)
  • Lens mount: Samsung NX Mount
  • Focal-length magnification: 1.5x
  • Shutter speeds: 30-1/8000 sec, Bulb
  • ISO: ISO 100–25600 (EXT.51200)
  • Exposure modes: Smart Auto (58 scenes), Auto, PASM, Two Custom
  • Metering System: TTL 221 Block Segment, Multi, Centre-weight, Spot
  • Exposure compensation: ±5EV in 1/3EV steps
  • Drive mode: 15fps (with continuous AF)
  • LCD: Super AMOLED 3-inch tilting 1,036K-dot resolution touchscreen (100% FoV)
  • Viewfinder: Electronic viewfinder (OLED) XGA 2,360K dot equiv.
  • Image Stabilisation: Lens shift (depends on lens)
  • AF points: Autofocus III Hybrid 205 Phase-detect, 209 contrast detect, 153 cross-type points
  • Video: 4K, UHD, full HD resolutions. 60/30/24 NTSC/50/25/24fps PAL (4:2:2 8-Bit 4K HDMI Out)
  • External mic: 3.5mm Stereo MIC + 3.5mm Stereo monitor (headphone) input
  • Memory card: SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I, UHS-II compatible)
  • Power: Samsung BP1900
  • Battery life: 500 shots
  • Construction: Magnesium alloy frame
  • Dimensions: 138.5 x 102.3 x 65.8mm
  • Weight: 635g battery and card included

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