Samsung’s new NX1 flagship shoots 28.2-megapixel stills and 4K video
This week marks the beginning of Photokina, the digital camera present the place just about each model will unveil their newest and biggest items of package. We’ll hear from everyone in due time however proper now, Samsung is within the scorching seat. The tech big simply unveiled the NX1, the corporate’s first digital camera that data 4K video. Along with doing UHD footage at 30 or 24 frames per second and Cinema 4K at 24fps, it shoots stills with a 28.2-megapixel bottom-illuminated APS-C CMOS sensor. In burst-seize mode, you possibly can snap as much as 15 frames per second at full decision. ISO sensitivity now ranges from one hundred to fifty one,200. Just like the NX30, a extra mid-vary digital camera in Samsung’s lineup, this has WiFi and NFC, together with a three-inch Tremendous AMOLED articulating show and a 1,366 x 768 digital viewfinder. On this case, although, it is 802.11ac WiFi, there’s Bluetooth too, and the EVF guarantees a shorter lag time of round 5ms.
Underneath the hood, the NX1 makes use of a brand new auto-focusing system with 205 Part Detect factors, which Samsung says cowl ninety % of the body. It is these focusing factors execs will care about most, although Samsung additionally tweaked its algorithms to raised predict the place a topic goes to maneuver. The AF help mild additionally has an improved attain — as much as 15 meters. As for the physique, it is a magnesium-alloy affair — each mud- and water resistant — with an LCD standing show on prime, subsequent to the mode dial.
The NX1 arrives in mid-October, priced at $1,499 for the physique solely. As well as, Samsung will promote a brand new 50-150mm with f/2.eight aperture by way of all the zoom vary. As well as, it brings 4-axis optical picture stabilization and the power to restrict focus to a customized vary. Up to now, Samsung has declined to say whether or not its different cameras will get a firmware replace to help this new lens and its customized-focus function, although the corporate does have a reasonably good historical past of offering software program updates to older fashions. That may arrive subsequent month too, at a price of $1,599. There may also be an optionally available battery grip, which packs a 1,900mAh cell (about the identical measurement as on the primary digital camera), and which ought to offer you an additional 500 photographs, give or take.
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- Sort DSLR
- Lens mount Different
- Decision (efficient) 28.2&#one hundred sixty;megapixels
- Sensor measurement APS-C
- Reminiscence card SD
- Introduced 2014-09-15