Samsung NX1 Review

Overall Score

84

Main Features

  • 28 MP APS-C BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • 2360k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 15 fps continuous shooting
  • 4K 4096 x 2160 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 139 x 102 x 66 mm, 550g.
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Samsung NX1 Overview


First introduced in September, 2014, Samsung NX1 is a 28 MP Mirrorless with a APS-C (23.5 x 15.7 mm) sized BSI-CMOS sensor.


Samsung NX1 comes with a 23.5 x 15.7 mm BSI-CMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 28.26 mm (1.1").

- Full Frame
- Samsung NX1

Sensor resolution of Samsung NX1 ~ 6480 x 4320 pixels.

Samsung NX1 has Crop Factor: 1.53

The sensor has a surface area of 369.0 mm².

There are approximate 27,993,600 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Samsung NX1


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Samsung NX1 with competitors in pro mirrorless cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
NFC Connectivity
Touch Screen
External Flash
RAW Support
25600 Max Native ISO
15.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Focus
UHS-II Memory Card Support
Microphone Port
Environmental Sealing
2360k dot Viewfinder Resolution
153 Cross Focus Points
Flash Sync Port
Remote Control with a Smartphone
Bluetooth Connectivity
Tilting Screen
4096 x 2160 (4K) Max Video Resolution
AF Face Detection
28MP High Resolution Sensor
1036k dots Screen Resolution
1/8000s Max Shutter Speed
Manual Exposure Mode
550g Light Body
Headphone Port
Timelapse Recording
209 Focus Points
5 AE Bracketing Range
Focus Bracketing
Cons
No Articulating Screen
Low Battery Life: 500 shots
No Image Stabilization
Type Scores

Samsung NX1 has an Overall Score of 84/100 and ranked #22 out of 195 in Mirrorless cameras, and ranked #28 out of 1201 in all cameras.

Samsung NX1 Scores
Imaging score
64
Features score
90
Value for money score
94
Portability score
79
Overall score
84
Average Scores in Pro Mirrorless
Imaging Score
69
Features Score
74
Value For Money Score
80
Portability Score
74
Overall score
76

Physical Dimensions of Samsung NX1


Samsung NX1 weighs 550g and has external dimensions of 139 x 102 x 66mm (5.47 x 4.02 x 2.6"). Considering that the average weight of Pro Mirrorless cameras is 675g, Samsung NX1 is 125 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category.

Weight Comparison
Pro Mirrorless Cameras


Samsung NX1
550g
Average weight
675g
Min weight
465g
Max weight
1320g

Thickness Comparison
Pro Mirrorless Cameras


Samsung NX1
66mm
Average Thickness
64mm
Min Thickness
37mm
Max Thickness
97mm

Here is the front and top view image of Samsung NX1 with the dimensions:

Samsung NX1

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight NX1 Dimensions NX1
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 Panasonic GH4 560 g 550 g 133 x 93 x 84 mm 139 x 102 x 66 mm
Samsung NX500 Samsung NX500 287 g 550 g 120 x 64 x 43 mm 139 x 102 x 66 mm
Sony Alpha A7 II Sony A7 II 599 g 550 g 127 x 96 x 60 mm 139 x 102 x 66 mm
Sony Alpha A7 Sony A7 474 g 550 g 127 x 94 x 48 mm 139 x 102 x 66 mm
Samsung NX30 Samsung NX30 375 g 550 g 127 x 96 x 58 mm 139 x 102 x 66 mm
Sony Alpha a6000 Sony A6000 344 g 550 g 120 x 67 x 45 mm 139 x 102 x 66 mm
Fujifilm X-T1 Fujifilm X-T1 440 g 550 g 129 x 90 x 47 mm 139 x 102 x 66 mm
Sony Alpha a6300 Sony A6300 404 g 550 g 120 x 67 x 49 mm 139 x 102 x 66 mm

Specifications of Samsung NX1


General
Brand Samsung
Model NX1
Announced September, 2014
Body Type SLR-style mirrorless
Lens
Lens Mount Samsung NX
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier 1.5
Number of Lenses 32
Macro Focus Range n/a
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Tilting
Screen Resolution 1036k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution 2360
Viewfinder Coverage 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.7
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 209
Number of Cross Focus Points 153
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/8000 sec
Continuous Shooting 15.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 11.00
Flash Modes n/a
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±5 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size APS-C
Sensor Type BSI-CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 23.5 x 15.7 mm
Sensor Area 369.0 mm²
Sensor Resolution 28 MP
Max Image Resolution 6480 x 4320
Max Native ISO 25600
Min Native ISO 100
Max Boosted ISO 51200
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 4096 x 2160
Video Formats H.265
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 3.0 (5 GBit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 500 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model BP1900
Physical
Weight 550 g
Physical Dimensions 139 x 102 x 66 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I/II)
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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