NX1

Samsung today released a new major firmware update for NX1 mirrorless camera. This is not the first time, Samsung updated the camera in recent times. Few months ago v1.2 of the firmware fixed a lot of issues and added many new features to the camera.

Here is a complete list of changes introduced in this new version (v1.3).

Samsung NX1 firmware v1.3

  1. Sensor reads larger data size, resulting in improved FHD quality – up to 60P (not for Slow Movie)
  2. Time code added features- Rec Run option is added
  3. 1920×1080 (120) setting in the Movie Size Menu for easy access
  4. Auto Mic Control On/Off
  5. Histogram and Digital Level are displayed during standby / recording mode
  6. Capture individual 4K frame forward &backward with precision- Embedded EXIF data in jpeg
  7. Added NEW MF Responsiveness modeĀ (Capable of setting to Low, Medium, High focus angle in manual focus mode)
  8. Remains in Stand By mode after recording
  9. Overall AF improved:- Enhanced AF performance in low light condition

    – Enhanced AF performance in backlight 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

  10. Added Zone AF mode
  11. Increased the size of AF to 5 steps in AF Area Size
  12. No time limitation in Bulb mode
  13. Increased the time-lapse to 3,000 shots
  14. Includes the 4 most popular Pro Suggest presets (Cinematic, Memories, Gorgeous Night, and High Speed)
  15. Simplified EXIF data preview
  16. JPEG, RAW (JPEG only), and Video transfer via WiFi Actual RAW file does not transfer via WiFi. It only transfers JPEG file with Picture Wizard setting embedded to smartphone.
  17. Introducing NEW Samsung Remote Studio software and SDK- Download via iLauncher

    – Full control of NX1 through USB

    – SRS and SDK will be available to download on 1st week of June 2015

  18. Supports Tizen OS TV connection- One touch connection

    – Launched 2015 Samsung TV models operated by Tizen are compatible with NX1

  19. Overall fixed minor bugs