Samsung Galaxy NX

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Samsung Galaxy NX
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MakerSamsung Electronics
TypeMirrorless interchangeable-lens camera with Digital SLR camera-shape
LensInterchangeable (Samsung NX-mount)
Sensor20.3 megapixel APS-C CMOS image sensor
Maximum resolution20.3 megapixels
ASA/ISO rangeISO 100 to 3200
Storage16 GB, expanded via micro-SD/SDHC/SDXC up to 64 GB
Focus modesAutofocus (single, continuous), manual focus
Focus areasContrast-detect 1 point AF (free selection), 15-area-focusing (normal) / 35-area-focusing (close up), face detection (max. 10 faces)
Exposure metering221-segment TTL
FlashBuilt-in pop-up flash, 11 Guide Number at ISO 100
ShutterElectronically controlled vertical-run focal plane shutter
Shutter speed range1/6000 to 30 sec. and bulb (up to 4 minutes)
Continuous shooting8 fps up to 11 JPEG or 8 RAW frames, 3 fps up to 15 frames (JPEG)
ViewfinderEVF color display, 100% field of view, 0.68x (35 mm equiv), 1.04x magnification, with 1.44M dots equivalent; and 640k dots Pentile AMOLED OCR articulated multi-angle 3-inch (76 mm) color display
Image processing
WB bracketingYes
Rear LCD monitor4.8 inch HD TFT-LCD SVGA EVF
Battery4360 mAh
Dimensions136.5 mm x 101.46 mm x 56 mm
Weight495 g
ReleasedJune 2013 (2013-06)

The Samsung Galaxy NX is a hybrid mirrorless interchangeable lens camera manufactured by Samsung which was announced in June 2013. The Galaxy NX is an Android (4.2.2, upgradeable to Android Jelly Bean MR1) based mobile device which is the first of its kind. It is a 20.3 megapixel using the Samsung NX-mount as well as Wi-Fi and 3G connectivity, and a GPS receiver by which the camera can make geotagged photographs.[1]

While the device is runs on Android it is not a smartphone in the sense that it does not have a telephone function. Instead its wireless connectivity can be used for telecommunication (including video) over the Internet.

Included software allows for in-camera organizing, editing and online sharing or storage of images and videos.[2] As with other Android devices, other software can be downloaded from Google Play.[3]

The device has a "familiar DSLR look", with no camera in the back. It has a larger LCD touchscreen than is customary for that category but fewer buttons/dials for controlling it. The screen or voice control is used more.[4]

The device has one processor for Android and another, DRIMe IV, for photographic processing.


  1. ^ "Samsung Galaxy NX". Retrieved November 23, 2013.
  2. ^ Grunin, Lori. "Samsung Galaxy NX review". CNET. Retrieved November 23, 2013.
  3. ^ Amadeo, Ron. "Samsung Galaxy NX Android camera gets official prices and specs". arstechnica. Retrieved November 23, 2013.
  4. ^ Les Shu. "Samsung Galaxy NX review". Retrieved February 10, 2014.