Samsung NX1 Firmware Update Released

Samsung NX1 Firmware Update Released


A new firmware update for the Samsung NX1 has been released and includes features for video recording, still photos, and Wi-Fi connectivity.

This camera just received a firmware update a few months ago, but Samsung has introduced some new video features in Version 1.30 that are worth highlighting. There is a “1920 x 1080 (120)” setting within the Movie Size Menu to provide easier access. Timecode has received new features for count up, time notation, and dropped frames. There is a new automatic on/off control for the microphone. And the histogram and levels are now displayed during standby and recording mode.

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The firmware update for the Samsung NX1 is now available for download here.

Video Recording Enhancements:

  • Larger sensor read out data size with improved FHD quality up to 60P
  • Time code added features:
    • Count Up: Rec run / automatic restart when shooting / Free run
    • Time Notation [Manual time setting (Hour/Min/Sec/Frame), Internal camera time]
    • Internal time / External recorder
    • Drop frame / Non-drop frame
  • “1920×1080 (120)” setting in the Movie Size Menu for easy access
  • Auto Mic Control On/Off
  • Histogram & Digital Level is displayed during standby / recording mode
  • 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).
  • Remains in Stand By mode after recording

Still Photo Enhancements:

  • 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”
  • No time limitation in Bulb mode
  • Increased the time-lapse to 3000 shots
  • Includes 4 most popular Pro Suggest presets (Cinematic, Memories, Gorgeous night, & High Speed)
  • Simplified EXIF data preview

Connectivity Enhancements:

  • JPEG, RAW (JPEG preview only), & Video transfer via WiFi (RAW files are converted to JPEG thumbnail with Picture Wizard setting embedded and then transfer to smartphone for preview only.)
  • Introducing NEW Samsung Remote Studio software (Download via launcher, Full control of NX1 through USB)
  • Supports Tizen OS TV connection


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