Samsung Nx1 First Impressions

28.2 megapixel APS-C BSI-CMOS sensor

Hybrid AF system with 205 phase-detect points covering 90% of the frame

15 fps burst shooting with continuous autofocus

4K (DCI 4K & UHD) video recording using H.265 codec

Can output 4:2:2 8-bit 4K video over HDMI

Stripe pattern AF illuminator with 15m range

Weather-resistant magnesium alloy body

Context-sensitive adaptive noise reduction

3" tilting Super AMOLED touchscreen display

2.36M dot OLED EVF with 5ms lag

LCD info display on top of camera

Built-in 802.11ac Wi-Fi and Bluetooth

USB 3.0 interface

Optional battery grip


NX1  f/3.5 1/125 16mm ISO100

Nx1 f/3.5 1/50 16mm ISO100

NX1 f/3.5 1/125 16mm ISO100

I recently had the opportunity to spend a few hours with the Samsung Nx1. I was immediately impressed by the build  quality of the Nx1. The magnesium alloy body felt great in the hand,with a nice comfortable grip and button layout.What is even more impressive is the EVF (Electronic View Finder).It's probably one of the best that I have used to date. 

The single most impressive thing about the Nx1 is it's ability take 15fps with continuous auto-focus.The Nx1 in burst mode takes photos so fast it seems as if your not even doing anything at all.Another handy feature of Nx1 is that  places all your burst shots in one convenient folder.Probably my only complaint thus far is  the F3.5-5.6 kit lens. It definitely felt like the  kit lens was certainly holding back  this camera from it's full potential. My second complaint which is quite minor one,is to make sure that you have a very fast sd-card.If your planning on  taking regular still shots,then slower class sd-card will do just fine.However the bursts mode definitely requires and higher and faster class sd-card. All in all I didn't have enough time to form a full opinion on the Nx1. But I will have more in depth review on the Nx1 in the near future.

Special thanks to: Paradise Alaska Photography