Smart Camera NX30 (Body Only)
NX30The versatile Samsung SMART CAMERA NX30 delivers the performance you demand. Its 20.3MP APS-C CMOS sensor ensures brilliant images even in low lit situations, the next-gen hybrid autofocus system provides accurate focusing, and a 1/8000 second shutter speed enables you to capture fast-moving subjects with little to no blur. You can also share your brilliant images with embedded NFC (Near Field Communication) and Wi-Fi—these features let you quickly send pictures to your smartphone or tablet by simply touching the camera to the device. Finally, the NX30’s dynamic design and seamless build quality—including tiltable eye-level electronic viewfinder and Super AMOLED Swivel and Touch Display are as professional as the images it takes.
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- Discover amazing detail with a powerful 20.3MP APS-C sensor
- Shoot fast with Advanced Hybrid AF and 1/8000 sec shutter speed
- Share and save anywhere and anytime using NFC and Wi-Fi
- Swivel and tilt the vivid touchscreen display for the best angle
captured in full HD—and look amazing on the big screen.
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Sensor Size23.5 x 15.7mm
Effective PixelApprox 20.3
Total PixelApprox 21.6
Colour FilterRGB Primary Colour Filter
MountSamsung NX Mount
Usable LensSamsung NX Lenses
TypeLens Shift (depends on Lens)
ModeOIS Mode1 / Mode2 / OFF
Distortion CorrectLDC On / Off (Depends on Lens)
i-FunctionI-Depth, i-Zoom (x1.2, 1.4, 1.7, 2.0), i-Contrast
TypeSuper AMOLED with Touch Panel (C-Type Touch Control Enabled) and Swivel (Horizontal: 180 degree, Vertical: 270 degree)
ResolutionFVGA (720 x 480) 1037K dots (S-Stripe)
Field of ViewApprox 100
TypeTiltable EVF w / Eye Contact Sensor
ResolutionXGA (1024 x 768) 2359K dots
Field of ViewApprox 100
MagnificationApprox. 0.96x (Equivalent to a 50mm lens)
Diopter AdjustmentApprox. -4.0 ~ +1.0
TypeHybrid AF (Phase & Contrast)
Focusing pointTotal AF Point: 105 points (Phase Detection AF), 247 points (Contrast AF), Selection: 1 point (Free selection), Multi: Normal 21 (3 x 7) points, Closeup 35 points, Face Detection: Max. 10 faces
ModeSingle AF, Continuous AF, MF, Touch AF & Shutter
SpeedAuto: 1/8000sec. ~ 1/4sec. (EFS available), Manual: 1/8000sec. ~ 30sec. (1/3EV step) (EFS available), Bulb (Limit time: 4min.)
Metering SystemTTL 221 (17 x 13) Block segment, Metering : Multi, Centre-weighted, Spot, Metering range : EV -3 ~ 18 (ISO 100 · 30mm, F2)
Compensation±3EV (1/3EV step)
AE LockAEL Button
ISO EquivalentAuto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600 (1 or 1/3EV step), * AUTO ISO upper level is selectable. (Up to ISO3200)
ModeSingle, Continuous, Burst (5M size only), Self-timer, Bracket (AE / WB / PW / Depth)
ContinuousJPEG: High (9fps), Normal (4fps) selectable, Burst: 10, 15, 30fps selectable, RAW: High (9fps), Normal (4fps) selectable
BracketAuto Exposure Bracket (±3EV), WB, PW, Depth
Self-Timer2 - 30sec (1sec Step)
TypeA-TTL Pop-up flash
ModeSmart Flash, Auto, Auto+Red-eye reduction, Fill-in, Fill-in+Red-eye reduction, 1st Curtain, 2nd Curtain, Off
Guide Number11 (at ISO 100)
Angle of View Coverage28mm Wide-Angle (Equivalent to 35mm)
Sync SpeedLess than 1/200
Flash Compensation-2 - +2EV (0.5EV step)
External FlashSamsung External Flash available
Synchro (Flash attachment)Hot Shoe
Micro AdjustmentEach 7 Steps in Amber / Blue / Green / Magenta Axis
ModeAuto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent (W, N, D), Tungsten, Flash, Custom, K (Manual)
Dynamic Range Expansion
Dynamic Range ExpansionOff / Smart Range+ / HDR
Picture WizardStandard, Vivid, Portrait, Landscape, Forest, Retro, Cool, Calm, Classic, Custom (1 ~ 3)
Smart FilterVignetting, Minature, Coloured Pencil, Watercolour, Wash Drawing, Oil Sketch, Ink Sketch, Acryl, Negative, Selective Colour (R / G / B / Y 4 Colours)
ModeSmart Auto, Program, Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, Manual, Custom1, Custom 2, Lens Priority, Smart, Wi-Fi
SmartBeauty Face, Landscape, Macro, Action Freeze, Rich Tone, Panorama, Waterfall, Silhouette, Sunset, Night, Fireworks, Light Trace, Creative Shot, Best Face, Multi-Exposure, Smart Jump Shot
Image SizeJPEG (3:2): 20M (5472 x 3648), 10.1M (3888 x 2592), 5.9M (2976 x 1984), 2M (1728 x 1152), 5M (2736 x 1824): Burst mode only, JPEG (16:9): 16.9M (5472 x 3080), 7.8M (3712 x 2088), 4.9M (2944 x 1656), 2.1M (1920 x 1080), JPEG (1:1): 13.3M (3648 x 3648), 7M (2640 x 2640), 4M (2000 x 2000), 1.1M (1024 x 1024), RAW: 20M (5472 x 3648), * 3D mode with 3D lens is available only with JPEG (16:9) 4.1M (2688 x 1512) or 2.1M (1920 x 1080)
QualitySuper fine , Fine, Normal
Colour SpaceSRGB / Adobe RGB
CompressionMovie: H.264 / Sound: AAC
ModeProgram, Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, Manual
Image Size1920 x 1080, 1920 x 810, 1280 x 720 , 640 x 480, 320 x 240 (for Sharing)
Frame Rate60fps, 30fps, 24fps (1920 x 810 Only), (* 3D - 30fps Only)
Multi-Motion Recordingx0.25 (640, 320 only), x0.5 (1280, 640, 320 only), x5, x10, x20
QualityHigh Quality, Normal
SoundStereo Sound (w / Input Level Adjustment, Audio Level Display)
TypeSingle image, Thumbnails (15 / 24 images), Slide show, Movie
StillSmart Filter, Red-eye fix, Resize, Rotate, Face Retouch, Brightness, Contrast
MovieStill Image Capture / Time Trimming
External MediaSD, SDHC, SDXC, UHS-1 Support
Capacity (2GB)20M: RAW 57 20M (3:2): Super Fine 150, Fine 180, Normal 224 10.1M (3:2): Super Fine 271, Fine 325, Normal 405 5.9M (3:2): Super Fine 411, Fine 492, Normal 613 2M (3:2): Super Fine 797, Fine 952, Normal 1180 Burst (5M): Super Fine 464, Fine 555, Normal 690 16.9M (16:9): Super Fine 174, Fine 209, Normal 261 7.8M (16:9): Super Fine 335, Fine 401, Normal 499 4.9M (16:9): Super Fine 471, Fine 564, Normal 701 2.1M (16:9): Super Fine 781, Fine 933, Normal 1158 13.3M (1:1): Super Fine 214, Fine 257, Normal 321 7M (1:1): Super Fine 363, Fine 435, Normal 542 4M (1:1): Super Fine 538, Fine 643, Normal 800 1.1M (1:1): Super Fine 1030, Fine 1227, Normal 1519 Movie: 1920 x 1080 60p: High Quality 10m 10s, Normal 12m 43s 1920 x 1080 30p: High Quality 17m 41s, Normal 22m 9s 1920 x 810 24p: High Quality 21m 35s, Normal 27m 02s 1280 x 720 60p:High Quality 16m 51s, Normal 21m 6s 1280 x 720 30p: High Quality 29m 11s, Normal 36m 35s 640 x 480 30p: High Quality 120m 47s, Normal 153m 30s 320 x 240 30p: High Quality 218m 48s, Normal 278m 24s ※ These figures are measure under the Samsung standard.
Languages30 Languages (Korean, English, Danish, German, Dutch, Swedish, Spanish, Italian, Czech, French, Portuguese (Portugal), Portuguese (Brazil), Polish, Finnish, Russian, Norsk, Simplified / Traditional Chinese, Arabic, Persian, Turkish, Hebrew, Thai, Greek, Hungarian, Estonian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Serbian, Croatian)
Network and Wireless Connectivity
Wi-FiIEEE 802.11b/g/n support Dual Channel (Smart Camera 3.0) . AutoShare . SNS & Cloud . Email . Auto Backup . Remote Viewfinder Pro . Mobile Link . Samsung Link . Group Share . Photo Beam . HomeSync . Baby Monitor
Digital Output ConnectorUSB 2.0 (micro USB Jack)
Video OutNTSC, PAL, HDMI 1.4a
CapacityRechargeable battery: BP1410 (1410mAh, 7.6V)
ChargingDC 5.0V, 1A via Micro USB port
Still Image Capturing Time180min / 360 shots (CIPA Standard)
Dimension (WxHxD)127 x 95.5 x 41.7mm
Operating Temperature0 - 40°C
Operating Humidity5 - 85%
ApplicationAdobe Photoshop Lightroom 5, iLauncher
WindowsIntel® i5 3.3GHz or Higher AMD Phenom™ II x4 3.2GHz or higher Minimum 512MB RAM (1GB or more recommended) Windows 7 / 8 250MB of available hard-disk space (1GB and above recommend) USB 2.0 port CD-ROM drive nVIDIA Geforce 7600GT or higher / ATI X1600 series or higher 1024 x 768 pixels, 16-bit colour display compatible monitor (1280 x 1024, 32-bit colour display recommended) Microsoft DirectX 9.0c or later
MacintoshMac OS 10.5 or higher (except PowerPC) Minimum 256MB RAM (512MB or more recommended) Minimum 110MB of available hard-disk space USB 2.0 port CD-ROM drive
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Samsung NX30 review
A solid all-rounder with exceptional ergonomics
Samsung delivers with this innovative CSC that can upload straight to Dropbox
Every CES brings something exciting at the upper end of Samsung's camera range. Last year, it was the almost pocket-sized NX300; this year it's the more traditional DSLR-wannabe NX30, with a reinvented sensor and super-bright fold-out 3in AMOLED...
Samsung NX30 review
The Samsung NX30 is the latest edition to the company's steadily evolving line of compact system cameras, assuming top-dog position and unseating the visually comparable NX20.
5.24 MB, pdf, ENGLISH
3 Feb, 2014
All OS, 251.07 MB, zip, MULTI LANGUAGE
20 Aug, 2014Close tooltip pop-up1. Title - Firmware version 1.30
2. Applicable Model - NX30
3. Carrier or Corporate Customer - Open market
Please use i-Launcher program when you want to upgrade your camera.
Refer to Firmware upgrade guide.
[Caution] During upgrading firmware, a camera turns itself on and off 3 times.
Do not cut off the power and Do not remove battery before complete message.
- Add Wi-Fi Privacy Lock function
- Revision Open Source Licenses
- Fixed intermittent bug: Custom mode AWB value change
- Fixed intermittent bug: the focus area position change after making the smallest size
- Add Language: Romanian, Vietnamese
- Improved smartphone usability of Wi-Fi function
(Please use latest version of Samsung Smart Camera App.)
.Change Shooting mode touch button of AutoShare to Mobile Connection
.Add Group Share option: same as MobileLink multi connection(maximum 4pcs smartphone)
.Once connected smartphone, you can change feature AutoShare, MobileLink, Remote Viewfinder
- Changed Minimum Shutter Speed option: delete-''OFF'', rename-''Auto(link to focal length)''
- [P, A mode] Improved Continuous Normal capture(sometimes operating single capture)
- Improved movie recording under DIS(Anti-Shake) On + 1080(60P)
- Support External Wireless Flash and High speed Flash of SEF580A
- Add new option of Sensor Cleaning (Shut down Action)
- Fixed Proximity Sensor issue, automatically change Display/EVF under some of special light condition
- Fixed 2D movie mark 3D movie issue, when you setting File Name-Date and recording March
- Improved charging display, you can check 100% display after charging finished
- Improved other bugs
Lens Upgrade File
All OS, 0.37 MB, zip, MULTI LANGUAGE
11 Mar, 2014Close tooltip pop-upThis is the latest LENS firmware package.
To maximize improved firmware performance, body firmware should be the latest version.
1. 18-55mm-III (v1.11)
- Improved OIS performance
- Improved the DMF sense of rotation for MF ring
- Add new function for NX30 - Enable 3 steps control of DMF sensitivity
2. 18-55mm-I (v1.20), 18-55mm-II_iFn (v1.10),
20-50mm-I (v1.10), 20-50mm-II (v1.00), 20mm (v1.10),
50-200mm-I (v1.20), 50-200mm-II_iFn (v1.10)
- Change the sense of rotation for MF Ring. (Opposite position)
- Reduce the Current consumption when lens operated.
- Improved infinity AF(Auto Focus) accuracy at fireworks mode.
3. 18-200mm (v1.10)
- Improved NX200 movie mode aperture noise
- Improved OIS current and noise
4. 30mm (v1.22)
- Intermittent failure of DMF that occurs when user press half shutter is fixed.
- Accuracy of auto focus has been improved.
5. 85mm (v1.10)
- Back focusing problem of small aperture is fixed.
[How to check the Lens firmware version]
Please select the menu in the following order.
Menu -> Setup -> Device information
[How to update the Lens firmware]
1) Download the lens firmware file into the root directory of the SD memory card.
- When you upgrade the lens firmware, the lens which you upgrade must be attached on the camera.
- If you can not attach the lens to the camera, you can not not upgrade it.
- The file name of lens firmware is ''lens.bin''
- If there is a difference between attached lens and lens firmware file, you can find the ''File Error'' message.
2) Insert the SD card on which the lens firmware file is to be saved and then turn on the camera.
3) Please select the menu in the following order.
Menu -> Setup -> Device Information -> Firmware Update -> Lens Firmware -> ''Yes''
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