Samsung NX500

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The NX500 takes the sensor and smarts from the flagship NX1 and integrates it into the rangefinder body style (e.g. NX300).

  • Sensor: 28mp Samsung APS BSI CMOS sensor, 23.5 x 15.7 (1.5x crop)
  • Mount: Samsung NX
  • Images: 6480 x 4320 JPEG or SRW 14-bit raw; maximum 9 fps 
  • Video:  4K UHD 30/24, 1080P/60/50/30/25/24, 720P/60/50/30/25/24, 480P/60/50/30/25/24, recorded as MP4 file using H.265 HEVC compression, uncompressed via HDMI (8-bit 4:2:0)
  • Shutter: mechanical 30 sec to 1/6000 sec, bulb
  • Exposure: multi, center-weighted, spot metering, -5 to +5EV exposure compensation, 7 white balance settings (plus Auto and Custom), ISO 100-25600 (plus Auto, 51200)
  • Focus: 209 point hybrid phase/contrast detect, single point, multi-area, face detect, tracking, manual focus override
  • Display: 3” 1.04m dot tilting touch sensitive Super AMOLED LCD (16:9 aspect ratio, tilts 180° up, 45° down)
  • Flash: External SEF-8A included, GN 26 ft (8m, at ISO 100), Pop-up flash, hot shoe, 1/200 flash sync, red-eye reduction, slow sync, rear sync, manual flash
  • Remote: optional wired remote
  • Other Notable Features: WiFi capabilities (a,b,g,n), NFC, Bluetooth, time-lapse, exposure/white balance bracketing, optional GPS, frames for images, includes copy of Adobe Lightroom
  • Cards: SD, SDHC, SDXC
  • Battery: BP1130 (370 shots CIPA)
  • Size: 4.7 x 2.5 x 1.7” (120 x 64 x 43mm) wide, tall, deep
  • Weight: 10 ounces (287g)
  • Colors: Black, Brown, or White
  • Price: US$799 (with 16-50mm lens)
  • Current Firmware: version 1.12 (May 2016)
  • Announced: February 5, 2015

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