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Samsung NX500 Firmware Update Version 1.10 Released

The new firmware update version 1.10 for Samsung NX500 (Amazon | B&H | Adorama) mirrorless camera has been released. The Samsung NX500 camera can get significant improvement in the AutoFocus system and video mode.

New firmware improves autofocus performance across the board: in low light, face detection, and movie mode. You will now notice quick AF performance under extremely low low-light environment, during face detection and in Movie mode. Samsung also added a new Zone AF mode and there are now five AF area sizes to choose from.

The Video mode get a turbo boost from Samsung: Movie Recording Time changed to 25 minutes at FHD 60P/50P; Added “Pro” mode in movie quality and increased the bit rates for movie size and quality (up to 70Mbps)

The Update Can be downloaded below via Wi-Fi on the camera or with Samsung’s iLauncher software.

Still Photo Enhancements:

  • Improvements to the overall Auto Focus:
    • Enhanced AF performance in low light condition
    • Enhanced AF performance in backlit and spot light
    • Enhanced AF performance in the corners when utilizing 16-50mm PZ lens
    • Enhanced Face Detection AF performance
    • Enhanced AF performance in movie mode
  • Added “Zone AF” mode
  • Increased the size of AF to 5 steps in AF “Area Size”
  • Increased the Face Detection Area of the sensor
  • Includes 4 most popular Pro Suggest presets (Cinematic, Memories, Gorgeous night, & High Speed)
  • Added “Selfie as Flipped” mode
    • The image is flipped to capture as in the preview.
  • Improved “Selfie” AF function in Timer mode
  • Continuous AF is default in “Selfie Timer.”
  • Simplified EXIF data preview

Video Recording Enhancements:

  • Added “Pro” mode in movie quality and increased the bit rates for movie size and quality (up to 70Mbps)
    • Movie Recording Time changed to 25 minutes at FHD 60P/50P
  • Larger sensor read out data size with improved FHD quality up to 60P
  • Remains in Stand By mode after recording
  • “1280×720 (120P)” setting in the Movie Size Menu for easy access
    • Sound recording is available
  • Capture individual 4K frame forward & backward with precision
    • Embedded EXIF data in jpeg
  • Added NEW MF Responsiveness mode
    • Capable of setting to Low, Medium, High focus angle in manual focus mode

The firmware update can be downloaded via Wi-Fi on the camera or with Samsung’s iLauncher software.

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  2. Samsung NX500 Images and Specs Leaked
  3. Fujifilm X-T1 Firmware Update Version 4.0 Details Leaked
  4. Fujifilm X-T1 Firmware Version 4.0 Announced, Available in Late June
  5. New Firmware Update Version 1.20 for Nikon D4S Available for Download

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