Samsung NX500

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Samsung NX500
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Samsung NX500 brown version
Maker Samsung
Type Mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera
Lens mount Samsung NX
Lens Samsung NX 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 Power Zoom ED OIS (kit lens)
Image sensor type BSI-CMOS
Image sensor size 23.5 x 15.7mm (APS-C type)
Image sensor maker Samsung
Maximum resolution 6480 x 4320 (28 megapixels)
Recording medium SD, SDHC or SDXC card
Focus Hybrid: by contrast (209 zones) and phase (105 points); Central, multipoint or manual
Focus modes Contrast Detect (sensor), Phase Detect, Multi-area, Center, Selective single-point, Tracking, Single, Continuous, Touch
Focus areas 209 focus points
Exposure metering TTL 247 zones, evaluative matrix, weighted central, punctual
Flash GN8 external flash included
Flash synchronization speed: 1/200 sec
Frame rate 60 fps, 30 fps, 24 fps NTSC (50 fps, 25 fps, 24 fps PAL)
Shutter speeds Auto: 1/6000 - 1/4s, Manual: 1/6000 - 30s, Bulb
Continuous shooting 9 fps
Viewfinder magnification 1.5x
Image Processing
Image processor DRIMe Vs
Custom WB Yes
Dynamic range bracketing ±3 (at 1 EV steps)
Video/movie recording 3840 x 2160 (30p), 4096 x 2160 (24p), 1920 x 1080 (60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, 24p), 1280 x 720, 640 x 480; format: H.265; stereo microphone
Rear LCD monitor 3 inches with 1,036,000 dots, SuperAMOLED
Battery BP1130 (Li-ion, 1130mAh, approx. 370 shots)
AV Port(s) USB, HDMI
Data Port(s) USB, HDMI, Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth
Body composition or special features Metallic and plastic body, WiFi and NFC, tilting touch LCD
Dimensions 120 x 64 x 43 mm (4.72 x 2.52 x 1.69 inches)
Weight 334g including battery
List price

Retail: $799.99

Street: $568.88
Released Feb 5, 2015

The Samsung NX500 is a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera announced by Samsung in February 2015. Like the flagship Samsung NX1, it has a 28-megapixel back-illuminated sensor, but lacks the electronic viewfinder of the top model. It succeeds the Samsung NX300.


  1. Samsung: NX500 with 16-50mm Power Zoom lens
  2. Samsung: NX500 Press Release
  3. Imaging Resource: Samsung NX500 Specifications
  4. Geeky Splash: Samsung NX500 – Specifations and Features

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