Samsung NX11 Review

4.5
April 13, 2011 | Mark Goldstein |

Specifications

Image sensor

  • Image Senson Type: CMOS
  • Sensor size: 23.4 x 15.6mm
  • Image sensor (effective pixel) : approx. 14.6 megapixel
  • Total pixels: approx. 15.1 megapixel
  • Image sensor colour filter: RGB primary colour filter

Distortion Correct

  • Distortion Correct Mode: LDC On / Off (depends on Lens)

Display

  • AMOLED
  • 3.0" Display Size
  • VGA (640 x 480) 614k dots (PenTile) resolution
  • Display resolution: approx. 100%
  • Display, field of view: Grid (4 types), Histgram, Icons : On / Off

Shutter

  • Shutter type: Electronically controlled vertical-run focal plane shutter
  • Shutter Speed: Smart Auto: 1/4000sec.- 30sec. Manual: 1/4000sec.- 30sec. (1/3EV step) Bulb (Limit time: 8 min)

Flash

  • TTL Auto Pop-up flash
  • Flash modes: Smart Flash, Auto, Auto + Red-eye reduction, Fill-in, Fill-in + Red-eye reduction, 1st Curtain, 2nd Curtain, OFF
  • Flash guide number: 11 (at ISO 100)
  • 28mm wide-angle of view coverage (Equivalent to 35mm)
  • Flash sync speed: Less than 1/180sec.
  • Flash compensation: ± 2EV (0.5EV step)
  • Samsung External Flash: SEF42A, SEF20A, SEF15A (Optional)
  • Hot shoe synchro (attachment)

Picture Wizard

  • Picture Wizard Modes: Standard, Vivid, Portrait, Landscape, Forest, Retro, Cool, Calm, Classic, Custom (1 - 3)
  • Picture Wizard Parameters: Contrast, Sharpness, Saturation, Colour

Image Play

  • Image play type: Single image, Thumbnails (3/9/20 images), Slide show, Movie
  • Image play highlight warning
  • Image editing: Red Eye Fix, Back Light Comp., Photo Style Selector, Resize, Rotate, Face Retouch, Smart Filter
  • Image smart filter: Miniature, Fish-Eye, Sketch, De-fog, Halftone Dots,Soft Focus JPEG (3:2): 6M (3008 x 2000), 2M (1920 x 1280), VGA (640 x 424) JPEG (4:3): 6M (3008 x 2256), 2M (1920 x 1440), VGA (640 x 480)JPEG (16:9): 5M (3008 x 1688), 2M (1920 x 1080), VGA (640 x 360) JPEG (1:1): 4M (2000 x 2000), 1.6M (1280 x 1280), VGA (480 x 480)
  • Photo Style Selector: Soft, Vivid, Forest, Autumn, Misty, Gloomy, Classic,

Direct Printing

  • Direct Printing: PictBridge

Power Supply

  • Power Source: Rechargeable battery: BP1310 (1300mAh) Charger: BC1310AC Adaptor: AD9NX01 (Optional)
  • Battery life: 200min/400shots (CIPA Standard)

System Requirement in general

  • For Windows: XP SP2 / Vista / 7 Intel Pentium 4 3.2GHz or higher / AMD AthlonTMFX, 2.6GHz or higher Minimum 512MB RAM (1GB or more recommended) 250MB of available hard disk space (1GB or more recommended) 1024 x 768 pixels, 16-bit color display compatible monitor (1280 x 1024 pixcels, 32-bit color display recommended) USB 2.0, Microsoft DirectX 9.0c or latern VIDIA Geforce 7600GT or higher / ATI X1600 series or higher # 64-bit editions of Windows XP / Vista / and 7 are not supported

Lens

  • Samsung NX Mount
  • Samsung Lenses

i-Function

  • i-Scene (depends on Lens)

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder EVF
  • Viewfinder Resolution: VGA (640 x 480) 921k dots equiv.
  • Field of view: approx. 100%
  • Viewfinder Magnification: Approx. 0.86x (APS-C, 50mm, -1m-1)
  • Eyepoint: approx. 20.2mm

Exposure

  • Exposure Metering: Multi, Centre-weighted, Spot Metering range: EV0 ~ 18 (ISO100•30mm F2.0)
  • Exposure compensation: ±3 EV (1/2EV, 1/3EV step)
  • Exposure Modes: AEL button
  • Exposure ISO Equivalent: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 (1EV or 1/3EV step)

White Balance

  • White Balance Modes: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent (W, N, D), Tungsten, Flash, Custom, K (Manual)
  • White Balance Micro adjustments: Each 7 steps in Amber / Blue / Green / Magenta axis

Shooting

  • Shooting Modes: Smart Auto, Program, Shutter Priority AE, Aperture Priority AE, Manual, Night, Portrait, Landscape, Scene, Movie
  • Shooting Scene Modes: Beauty shot, Children, Close Up, Text, Sunset, Dawn, Backlight, Fireworks, Beach & Snow, Night, Portrait, Landscape, Sports, Sound Picture
  • JPEG Only Sound Recording Time (Before and after shooting each 5 or 10sec.)
  • Shooting Image Size: JPEG (3:2): 14M (4592 x 3056), 10M (3872 x 2592), 6M (3008 x 2000), 2M (1920 x 1280), 1.4M (1472 x 976): Burst mode only JPEG (16:9): 12M (4592 x 2584), 8M (3872 x 2176), 5M (3008 x 1688), 2M (1920 x 1080) JPEG (1:1): 9M (3056 x 3056), 6.7M (2592 x 2592), 4M (2000 x 2000), 1.6M (1280 x 1280) RAW: 14M (4592 x 3056)
  • Shooting Quality: Super fine, fine, normal
  • Shooting RAW Format
  • Shooting Colour Space: SRGB, Adobe RGB

Storage

  • External Memory: SD, SDHC
  • Storage File Formats: RAW (SRW), JPEG (EXIF 2.21), DCF, DPOF 1.1, PictBridge 1.0
  • Storage Capacity: 14M: RAW 34 14M (3:2) : Super Fine 141, Fine 282, Normal 423 10M (3:2) : Super Fine 195, Fine 391, Normal 587 6M (3:2) : Super Fine 320, Fine 640, Normal 961 2M (3:2) : Super Fine 732, Fine 1465, Normal 2198 Burst (1.4M) : Super Fine 1161, Fine 2322, Normal 3484
    12M (16:9) : Super Fine 166, Fine 332, Normal 499 8M (16:9) : Super Fine 232, Fine 464, Normal 696 5M (16:9) : Super Fine 376, Fine 752, Normal 1129 2M (16:9) : Super Fine 850, Fine 1703, Normal 2550
    9M (1:1) : Super Fine 210, Fine 420, Normal 630 6.7M (1:1) : Super Fine 288, Fine 576, Normal 8644M (1:1) : Super Fine 470, Fine 940, Normal 1411 1.6M (1:1) : Super Fine 1041, Fine 2083, Normal 3121
    Movie : 1280 x 720 : High Quality 15min., Normal 22min. 640 x 480 : High Quality 44min., Normal 66min. 320 x 240 : High Quality 145min., Normal 210min.

GPS

  • GPS: Geo-tagging w / Optional GPS Module (WGS84)
  • GPS Function: Location Name (OSD) (English and Korean only) - Google Map Link (with intelli-Studio)

Physical Specification

  • Dimensions: 123 x 87 x 39.8mm
  • Weight: 353g
  • Operating Temperature: 0 - 40°
  • Operating Humidity: 5 - 85%

System Requirements for Samsung Raw Converter

  • System Requirements for Samsung Raw Converter (Windows): Windows XP / Vista / 7 Intel Pentium, AMD Athlon Processor (Intel Pentium 4, Athlon XP or later recommended) 1GB or more RAM recommended Minimum 100MB of available hard disk space 1024 x 768 pixels, Full Colour (24-bit or higher) colour display compatible monitor

Image Stabilization

  • Lens Shift Type (depends on Lens)
  • OIS Mode1 / Mode2

Dust Reduction

  • Dust reduction: super sonic drive

Focusing

  • Focus type: Contrast AF
  • Focusing points: 1 point (Free selection) Multi: Normal 15 points, Close Up 35 points Face Detection: Max. 10 faces
  • Focusing modes: Single AF, Continuous AF, MF
  • AF-assist lamp (Green LED)

Drive Modes

  • Drive Modes: Single, Continuous, Burst, Self-timer, Bracket (AE, WB, PW)
  • Drive Mode (continuous): JPEG: 3fps up to 6shots (LDC: On) 10 shots (LDC: Off) Burst mode: 10, 15, 30fps selectable, 30 shots by 1 released RAW: 3fps up to 3shots
  • Auto Exposure Bracket (±3EV), White Balance Bracket (±3 step), Picture Wizard Bracket (Selectable 3 modes)
  • Drive Mode (self timer): 2-30sec. (1sec. step)
  • Drive Mode (Remote controller): Wired: SR9NX01 (Optional)

Dynamic Range Expansion

  • Dynamic Range Expansion: Smart Range On / Off

Movie

  • Movie Format: MP4 (H.264)
  • Movie Compression: Movie: H.264, Sound: AAC
  • Movie Mode: Programme, Aperture Priority
  • Movie Clip: with Audio or without Audio (user selectable, recording time: 25 minutes)
  • Movie Image Size: 1280 x 720, 640 x 480, 320 x 240 (Default: 1280 x 720)
  • Movie Frame Rate: 30fps
  • Movie Sound: Mono
  • Movie Editing: Still Image Capture, Time Trimming

Languages

  • Languages: 16 (Korean, English, Danish, German, Dutch, Swedish, Spanish, Italian, Czech, French, Portuguese, Polish, Finnish, Russian, Simplified / Traditional Chinese)

Interface

  • Digital Output Connector: USB 2.0
  • Video out: NTSC, PAL (user selectable) HDMI 1.3; (1080i, 720P, 576P / 480P)
  • Interface: External Release
  • DC Power Input Connector: DC 9.0V, 1.5A (100 ~ 240V)

Software

  • Applications: Intelli-studio 2.1, Samsung RAW Converter 4, Adobe Reader

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