28MP Interchangable Lens Camera with 16-50mm Power Zoom Lens and Flash (EV-NX500)

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  • Camera Type Interchangable Lens Camera
  • Image Sensor Type BSI CMOS
  • Type Samsung NX lens
  • Main LCD Screen 3" Super AMOLED w/Touch Screen
  • Optical Image Stabilization OIS Mode1 / Mode2 / Off

Full Specifications

  • Color ?

    Color of the casing of the camera.

  • Camera Type Interchangable Lens Camera
Image sensor
  • Effective Pixel ?

    Amount of pixels in a camera's chip that detect light and contribute to the final image.

    28.2 MP
  • Total Pixel ?

    Entire amount of pixels in a camera's chip regardless of whether any are shaded or inactive.

    30.7 MP
  • Image Sensor Type BSI CMOS
  • Type Samsung NX lens
  • Mount Samsung NX mount
Shutter Speed
  • Modes Auto:1/6000 - 1/4sec. Manual:1/6000 - 30sec. Bulb
  • Compensation ?

    Automatically adjusts exposure values (EV) to make the most of ambient lighting conditions.

    Still: ±5 EV, Movie: ±3 EV (1/3EV step)
  • ISO Equivalent ?

    Dictates how sensitive a camera's digital sensor is to light. Use higher ISO in darker conditions.

    Auto, 100-25600 (1EV or 1/3EV step)
  • Metering System ?

    Set of modes that represent which aspect of the image will determine the exposure for a given shot.

    TTL 221 Block segment
  • Modes Active AF, Single AF, Continuous AF, MF
  • Range EV -4-20
  • Drive Modes Single, Continuous, Self-timer, Bracket

    9 fps - Maximum shooting speed is 9 frames per second. It will slow down after approx. JPEG 40 shots, RAW 5 shots. (Based on UHS-I SD Card. May vary depending on the spec of memory card)
  • Modes Auto, Program, Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, Manual, Samsung Auto Shot, Smart, Custom
  • RAW format shooting 28M (6480x4320)
  • Field of View ?

    Area of a given scene that is visible to the camera lens when taking a photo, as measured in centimeters.

  • Main LCD Screen 3" Super AMOLED w/Touch Screen
  • Resolution ?

    Number of pixels across and down that are used to capture an image. More pixels, the sharper the photo.

    1036k dots
  • Edit ?

    High-feature mode that enables videos to be edited directly on the camera, without a computer.

    Still Image Capture, Time Trimming
  • Recording ?

    The capture of moving images. A variety of modes and settings can be applied to optimize each clip.

    4096x2160 (24 fps),3840x2160 (30 fps),1920x1080,1280x720,640x480,*When recording 4K or UHD video, the angle of view becomes narrower. (Effective angle of view : approx. 4K 1.68 times, UHD 1.77 times the focal length)
  • Movie Clip Audio On/Off
  • Modes Smart Flash, Auto, Auto+Red-eye reduction, Fill-in, Fill-in+Red-eye reduction, 1st Curtain, 2nd Curtain, OFF
  • Sync. Speed Less than 1/200sec.
Image Stabilization
  • Optical Image Stabilization OIS Mode1 / Mode2 / Off
Smart Settings
  • Smart Filter Vignetting, Minature, Watercolor, Selective Color (R/G/B/Y 4 Colors)
Picture Effects
  • Picture Wizard Standard, Classic, Vivid, Portrait, Landscape, Forest, Retro, Cool, Calm, Custom(1-3)
  • i-Zoom Yes
  • Self-timer 2 - 30sec. (1sec. step)
Dust Reduction
  • Dust Reduction Supersonic drive
White Balance
  • Modes Auto, Auto+Tungsten, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent (W, N, D), Tungsten, Flash, Custom, K(Manual)
  • File Format ?

    How images and data are stored when uploaded to a computer or printed directly from camera.

    RAW, JPEG, MPO(3D)
  • Image Size JPEG: (3:2):28M (6480x4320), 13.9M (4560x3040), 7.1M (3264x2176), 3M (2112x1408) (16:9):23.6M (6480x3648), 11.9M (4608x2592), 6.2M (3328x1872), 2.4M (2048x1152) (1:1):18.7M (4320x4320), 9.5M (3088x3088), 4.7M (2160x2160), 2M (1408x1408)
    RAW: 28M (6480x4320)
    Burst: 7M (3232x2152)
  • External Memory (Optional) SD, SDHC, SDXC(UHS-1 support)
Wireless Connectivity
  • Wi-Fi ?

    Connection that allows streaming audio, video, and other computer data across wireless networks.

  • Bluetooth Yes
Inputs & Outputs
  • HDMI Yes
  • USB 2.0 Yes
  • Product Size (WxHxD) 4.7" x 2.5" x 1.7"
  • Product without battery and card 0.63 lb.
  • DC power input DC 5.0V, 1A via Micro USB port
  • Battery Rechargeable Battery BP1130
System Requirements
  • Windows Windows 7 / 8 / 8.1 Intel 3rd Gen. i5 3.4GHz or higher (equivalent AMD processor) recommended
  • Macintosh Mac OS 10.7 or higher recommended
Operating Conditions
  • Humidity ?

    Minimum and maximum air moisture in which a camera will operate, as measured in percentage.

    5 - 85%
  • Temperature ?

    Climate range in which a camera can operate, as measured in Celsius degrees. 0-40 C = 32-104 F.

    32 - 104 °F
  • Included in Box iLauncher, Power Media Player, Samsung Movie Converter, Samsung Raw Converter, Samsung DNG converter
User Interface
  • Supported Languages 33 Languages (Arabic, Chinese(Simplified/Traditional), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Norsk, Persian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Vietnamese)
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  • Upgrade File (Firmware) ver.1.12 - All OS (MULTI LANGUAGE, 268.94 MB) ?
    • Title : Firmware version 1.12
    • Applicable Model : NX500
    • DescriptionPlease 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 two times.Do not cut off the power and Do not remove battery before complete message.[v1.12]Fixed Bluetooth connection problem with Smart phone(Android Marshmallow(Android6.0 version)).* Update together camera firmware and Samsnung Camera Manager App
      - Camera Firm ware : v1.12 or later version
      - Samsung Camera Manager App : v1.6.07.160510 or later version[v1.11]1. Added MP4 Video transmission at Mobile Link2. Added capture icon on Playback Exif mode3. Improved AF/AE performance
      - Improved AF to work during zooming (6 Supporting Lens : 16-50mm S, 50-150mm S, 16-50mm PZ, 18-55mm III, 12-24mm, 50-200mm III) * Please updated Lens together with Latest version Lens Firmware can be updated by iLauncher
      - Improved side face recognition performance
      - Improved spot light AF speed and performance
      - Improved object motion estimation performance
    • Overall fixed minor bugs* Refer to the latest User manual for new function explanation.
    May 16, 2016
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