Samsung NX1 Mirrorless Camera, 50-150mm f/2.8 ED OIS S Lens Announced

Samsung NX1 mirrorless camera and 50-150mm f/2.8 ED OIS S Lens have been announced at Photokina 2014.

Samsung NX1, the new 4K video recording mirrorless camera, features a large 28.2MP BSI APS-C CMOS sensor which can offer high-resolution digital imagery, 4K video at 24 fps, UHD at 30 fps, full 1080p HD video at up to 60 fps. And it has fast DRIMe V Image Signal Processor. Other features include a sharp, 3.0″ HD 1036k-dot touchscreen monitor, built-in XGA OLED electronic viewfinder, 205 phase-detection AF points, WiFi and NFC.

In addition to NX1 mirrirless camera, with a dust and water resistant build, the new Samsung 50-150mm F2.8 S lens has a 35mm-equivalent focal length range of 77-231mm, suitable for portraits, sports photography, or wildlife and its Fast f/2.8 maximum aperture enables effective low-light shooting, shallow depth of field, beautiful bokeh and perfect for sports, nature and wedding photography.

Samsung NX1, 50-150mm f/2.8 ED OIS S Lens Price and Release Date

The Samsung NX1 mirrorless camera (body only) is priced at $1,499 and it will be released on October 15, 2014, while Samsung 50-150mm f/2.8 ED OIS S Lens is priced at $1,599.

Samsung NX1 Mirrorless Camera, 50-150mm f/2.8 ED OIS S Lens Announced

Samsung NX1 Main features:

  • 28.2MP BSI APS-C CMOS sensor
  • DRIMe V image signal processor
  • 4K video recording at 24 fps
  • UHD video recording at 30 fps
  • 3.0″ 1036k dots tilt touchscreen monitor
  • XGA OLED electronic viewfinder
  • Advanced hybrid autofocus system
  • 205 phase detection AF points
  • 15 fps Burst with AF

Samsung NX1 accessories:

  • Samsung ED-BC4NX03 charger for ED-BP1900 battery pack
  • Samsung ED-BP1900 rechargeable battery pack for NX1 camera
  • Samsung ED-VGNX01 vertical battery grip for NX1 camera

Samsung NX1 Specifications

Imaging
Lens MountSamsung NX
Camera FormatAPS-C (1.5x Crop Factor)
PixelsActual: 30.7 MegapixelEffective: 28.2 Megapixel
Max Resolution28MP: 6480 x 4320
Aspect Ratio1:1, 3:2, 16:9
Sensor Type / SizeCMOS, 23.5 x 15.7 mm
File FormatsStill Images: JPEG, RAWMovies: MP4Audio: AAC
Bit Depth14-bit
Dust Reduction SystemYes
Memory Card TypeSDXC
Image StabilizationOptical
AV Recording
Video RecordingYes, NTSC/PAL
Resolution4096 x 2160: 24 fps3840 x 2160: 30 fps1920 x 1080: 60 fps, 30 fps, 24 fps, 50 fps, 25 fps

1280 x 720: 60 fps, 30 fps, 24 fps, 50 fps, 25 fps

640 x 480: 60 fps, 30 fps, 24 fps, 50 fps, 25 fps

Video FormatMP4
Aspect Ratio4:3, 16:9, 26:9
Video Clip LengthUp to 29 Minute 59 Seconds
Audio RecordingBuilt-in Mic: With Video, StereoOptional External Mic: With Video
Focus Control
Focus TypeAuto & Manual
Focus ModeAutomatic (A), Continuous-servo AF (C), Manual Focus (M), Single-servo AF (S)
Autofocus PointsPhase Detection: 205Contrast Detection: 209
Viewfinder/Display
Viewfinder TypeElectronic
Viewfinder Eye Point21.00 mm
Viewfinder Coverage100%
Viewfinder MagnificationApprox. 1.04x
Diopter Adjustment– 4 to +2 m
Display Screen3″ Rear Touchscreen Tilting AMOLED (1,036,000)
Screen Coverage100%
Exposure Control
ISO SensitivityAuto, 100-25600 (Extended Mode: 100-51200)
Shutter30 – 1/8000 seconds in Manual Mode
Remote ControlED-SR2NX02 (Optional)
Metering MethodCenter-weighted average metering, Multi-zone metering, Spot metering
Exposure ModesModes: Aperture Priority, Auto, C1, C2, Manual, Program, Shutter Priority, SmartMetering Range: EV 0.0 – EV 18.0Compensation: -5 EV to +5 EV (in 1/3 EV steps)
White Balance ModesAuto, Cloudy, Custom, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Fluorescent (Daylight), Fluorescent (Natural White), Fluorescent (White), Kelvin, Tungsten
Burst RateUp to 15 fps at 28 MP
Flash
Flash Modes1st Curtain SyncAutoAuto/Red-eye Reduction

Fill-in

Fill-in/Red-eye Reduction

Off

Rear Sync

Smart

Built-in FlashYes
Guide No.36.1′ (11 m) ISO100 at 28 mm position
Max Sync SpeedElectronic Shutter: 1 / 250 seconds
Flash Compensation-3 EV to +3 EV (in 1/3 EV steps)
External Flash ConnectionHot Shoe
Performance
Continuous ShootingUp to 15 fps
Self Timer2 seconds, 30 seconds
Interval RecordingYes
Internal MemoryNone
Connectivity1/8″ Headphone, 1/8″ Microphone, HDMI D (Micro), USB 3.0
Wi-Fi CapableYes
Power
Battery1x BP1900 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack1860 mAh
Operating/Storage TemperatureOperating32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)Humidity: 5 – 85%
Physical
Dimensions (WxHxD)5.5 x 4.0 x 2.6″ / 14.0 x 10.2 x 6.6 cm
Weight19.4 oz / 550 g
Samsung 50-150mm f/2.8 ED OIS S Lens

Samsung 50-150mm f/2.8 ED OIS S Lens Features

  • Configured with Samsung NX Mount and is a Premium “S” Series lens
  • Has a 35mm-equivalent focal length range of 77-231mm, suitable for portraits, sports photography, or wildlife
  • Fast f/2.8 maximum aperture enables effective low-light shooting and shallow depth of field, and the lens can be stopped down to f/22
  • Includes 20 elements in 13 groups, including four ED (extra-low dispersion) and one XHR (eXtreme High Refractive) elements for excellent clarity, detail and sharpness. ED elements minimize chromatic aberration. The XHR element helps to make possible a more compact and lightweight lens, providing the same benefits as a greater number of standard optical glass elements
  • Optical image stabilization counteracts motion blur due to user movement for clear shots
  • Ultra-Precise Stepping Motor (UPSM) improves upon the conventional Stepping Motor (SM), offering three times the precision in its ability to focus on subjects
  • SHS (Samsung Hyper Shield) Coating protects the front element from dust, water, fingerprints, and smears
  • Custom Range Focus Limiter allows the user to specify a distance within to autofocus for faster performance
  • Dust and splash-proof design for extra durability

Samsung 50-150mm f/2.8 ED OIS S Lens Main Specs

  • 77-231mm (35mm equivalent)
  • Aperture range: f/2.8-22
  • 4 ED/1 XHR elements
  • 20 elements in 13 groups
  • Optical image stabilization
  • Splash/dustproof
  • Ultra-precise stepping motor
  • 72mm filter diameter

Samsung 50-150mm f/2.8 ED OIS S Lens Specifications

Focal Length50 – 150mm (equivalent to 77-231mm in 35mm format)
Elements in Groups20 elements in 13 groups (4 ED, 1 XHR)
Angle of View31.4° – 10.7°
ApertureF2.8(Min. F22)
Optical Image StabilizerYes
MinimumFocus DistanceWide 0.7m, Tele 0.98m
Value-added FeatureSHS (Samsung Hyper Shield Coating), dust and splash resistance, UPSM, Custom Focus Range Limiter, Tripod Mount Collar
Lens HoodYes
Filter Size72mm
Mount TypeNX Mount
Dimension (DxL)81mm x 154mm
Weight915g