Play, Print, and Edit Features
Overview: The Samsung Galaxy NX (NX-GN120) digital camera gives you the
quality of a DSLR with all of the connectivity of a smartphone. The Galaxy NX is equipped with the Samsung NX mount,
with an 18-55mm zoom lens. You can shoot up to
20MP still images, as well
as Full HD video. The Galaxy NX features Wi-Fi and the Android 4.2.2 Jellybean
operating system to let you share your memories.
4.77" Touchscreen LCD Monitor: The Galaxy NX features a
huge 4.77" color touchscreen HD display with 1280 x 720 resolution. The monitor gives
you a clear view of your subject and recorded images. The monitor has a field of view of approximately
Viewfinder: In addition to the LCD monitor, the Galaxy NX
has an electronic viewfinder with SVGA (800 x 600) resolution. It has a diopter
adjustment so you can focus the viewfinder to your eyesight. The camera
automatically switches from LCD to viewfinder when you bring the camera up to
Recording Media: The Samsung Galaxy NX digital camera can record still images
and video onto microSD Memory Cards (up to 4 GB), microSDHC Memory Cards (up to 32 GB),
or microSDXC Memory Cards (up to 64 GB).
Class 6 or higher cards are recommended. The camera has a 16 GB built-in memory,
however, only a portion is available for image storage.
Image Sensor: The Samsung Galaxy NX digital camera is equipped with a
23.5 x 15.7mm APS-C-sized CMOS image sensor with a total pixel count of approximately
mega-pixels and an effective pixel count of approximately 20.3 mega-pixels for
high-quality still images and video. The built-in Image Sensor Cleaning System
removes harmful dust particles from the sensor by vibrating 60,000 times per
second. The sensor cleaning procedure can be performed when selected in the
menu, or set to automatically operate whenever the camera is powered on.
Image Recording Formats: The digital camera records still
images in JPEG and RAW formats. Uncompressed RAW images are saved without loss
of data, with the photo size set to 20M (5472 x 3648). You can manipulate the
white balance, contrast, saturation, and sharpness with editing software before
it is compressed into a standard format. In addition, high-definition and standard-definition movie clips with
audio (monaural) are recorded in H.264 (MPEG4.AVC).
Included Lens: The Galaxy NX comes with the 18-55mm
F3.5-5.6 OIS Zoom NX lens. The lens can be used in many shooting conditions,
from wide angle landscapes to beautiful portraits. The intuitive i-Function
button gives you quick and easy access to the camera's manual settings, such as
shutter speed and aperture, while you preview the image in the viewfinder or
monitor. It has a switch on the barrel for selecting Auto Focusing or Manual
Focusing. The built-in Optical Image
Stabilization helps you get blur-free photos, even in low light. Other
specifications of the lens include:
- Minimum Focus Distance: 11.03"
- Magnification: 0.22x
- Angle of View: 75.9° to 28.7°
- Construction: 12 elements in 9 groups
- Dimensions: Diameter=2.489", Length=2.776"-4.063"
- Weight: 6.7 ounces
Still Image Size: The camera can record JPEG still images in a 3:2, 16:9,
or 1:1 aspect ratio with three compression ratio settings (Super
Fine, Fine, and Normal). RAW format photos are captured alone, or along with a
JPEG image in one of the above compression ratio settings. Still images can be
recorded in the following sizes:
|20M: 5472 x 3648
||16.9M: 5472 x 3080
||13.3M: 3648 x 3648
|10.1M: 3888 x 2592
||7.8M: 3712 x 2088
||7M: 2640 x 2640
|5.9M: 2976 x 1984
||4.9M: 2944 x 1656
||4M: 2000 x 2000
|2M: 1728 x 1152
||2.1M: 1920 x 1080
||1.1M: 1024 x 1024
Movies: In addition to still images, the Galaxy NX can record
movies in HQ (High Quality) or Normal Quality. Maximum recording time is 29
minutes 59 seconds, except for 1080/30P (20 minutes) and 240/30P (30 seconds).
The following movie sizes are available:
- 1080/30P: 1920 x 1080 (30 fps) 16:9
- 810/24P: 1920 x 810 (24 fps) 2.35:1
- 720/60P: 1280 x 720 (60 fps) 16:9
- 720/30P: 1280 x 720 (30 fps) 16:9
- 480/60P: 640 x 480 (60 fps) 4:3
- 480/30P: 640 x 480 (30 fps) 4:3
- 240/30P: 320 x 240 (30 fps) 4:3
Mobile Access: The Galaxy NX has a slot for a SIM card
provided by your mobile service provider, enabling you to access the Internet
and thousands of Android apps via a high-speed 3G or 4G LTE network (active data
Built-in Wi-Fi: The camera also has built-in Wi-Fi so you can
connect to the Internet or to your smartphone or computer via a Wireless LAN or
Direct Wi-Fi. When connected, you can use your smart device for the following:
- Share Shot: Photos captured with the camera are
automatically saved to a connected smart phone.
- Buddy Photo Share: Set the camera to recognize a
person's face that you have tagged in a photo and send it to that person.
- ChatON Photo Share: Send a photo directly to another
device via ChatON.
- Remote Viewfinder: You can use the smart phone to frame
your photos, change shooting options, and as a remote shutter release. Once
the shot is taken, it will appear on the smart phone's screen.
Bluetooth: With built-in Bluetooth, you can connect
wirelessly to other Bluetooth devices, such as headsets, hands-free car kits,
and Bluetooth-enabled handhelds, computers, printers, and wireless devices.
Bluetooth transmission has a range of approximately 30 feet.
GPS Tag: With built-in GPS, location, time, and weather information can be attached
to the photos
you take. Photos with location information can be used for GeoTagging, and
linking to Google Maps.
OIS (Optical Image Stabilization): Optical image stabilization reduces the
effect of camera shake and help you get a well-exposed image in dim
conditions. OIS can only be used when a lens with the OIS function is
attached to the camera. The supplied 18-55mm lens is OIS-compatible.
Operation Type Selection: The Galaxy NX allows you to select
the type of operation you want out of the camera. For basic camera operations,
without many of the advanced features, you should select "Standard" operation.
If you like to frequently change shooting options using the smart panel, you can
select the "Professional" mode.
Recording Mode: The Samsung Galaxy NX digital camera offers
various recording modes to match your shooting preference. Using the
Mode Screen, you can choose from the following: Program, Aperture Priority,
Shutter Priority, Manual, User Mode, My Mode, Auto, and Smart.
Auto Focus Area: You can select
your preferred auto focus area:
- Center AF: focuses on the center of the frame
- Multi AF: focuses on one or more of the focus points
- Face Detection AF: focuses on up to 10 faces to set the
- Tracking AF: allows you to track and automatically
focus on your subject, even when the subject is moving or when you change
the shot composition
- One Touch Shot: as you touch the desired subject, the
camera focuses on that subject and takes a photo automatically
Focus Lock: Use the camera's focus lock function to focus on a subject
not positioned in the center of the picture.
Drive Modes: The camera offers several drive modes to suit your shooting
- Single: Takes a single photo.
- Continuous: Images will be taken continuously until the
shutter button is released or the memory is full. At Continuous Normal, you
can capture up to 5 photos per second, or at Continuous High, you can shoot
up to 8 shots per second.
- Burst: Camera rapidly takes multiple photos with a single press of the shutter button.
You can capture up to 10 shots per second (3 seconds), 15 per second (2
seconds), or 30 shots per second (1 second). The image
size is fixed to 5M.
- Timer: The timer function takes a picture after a
preset delay. You can choose between 2 and 30 seconds in 1 second
- Auto Exposure Bracketing (AE Bracketing): Takes three pictures in a series
in different exposures: normal exposure, under exposure,
and over exposure.
- White Balance Bracketing (WB Bracketing): Takes three pictures in a series with
different white balance settings. You can set the interval of the white
balance value from six choices.
Exposure Compensation: You can adjust the exposure lighter
or darker compared to the camera's auto-exposure setting. You can adjust the exposure value
from +3.0EV to -3.0EV in steps of 1/3EV.
Metering Mode: The camera gives you three options for
measuring the brightness of the scene:
- Multi: Exposure will be calculated based on an average of the
available light in the image area. This is suitable for general use.
- Spot: Only the rectangular area in the center of the LCD monitor
will be metered for light. This is suitable when the subject in the center
is exposed correctly, regardless of the back lighting.
- Center Weighted: Exposure will be calculated based on an average
of the available light in the image area. However, the calculation will be
biased towards the center of the image area. This is suitable for taking a
picture of small objects like a flower or insects.
Flash: The Samsung Galaxy NX has a built-in, pop-up
flash. There is also a hot-shoe for attaching an external flash, if desired. You can choose from
the following flash modes: Smart Flash, Auto Flash, Auto + Red-eye, Fill-in Flash,
Fill-in + Red-eye, 1st Curtain, and 2nd Curtain.
White Balance: The white balance control allows you to
adjust the colors to appear more natural. The camera has ten white balance
modes: Auto WB, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent White, Fluorescent NW, Fluorescent
Daylight, Tungsten, Flash WB, Custom Set, and Color Temperature.
ISO Sensitivity: The speed or specific light-sensitivity of
a camera is rated by ISO numbers. A higher ISO setting allows for faster shutter
speed, so you can take photos indoors or in low light without the need for a
flash. You can select Auto ISO
sensitivity (up to 3200) or select the ISO value manually between ISO 100 and ISO 25600 in 1 EV or 1/3 EV steps.
Play, Print, and Edit Features
Gallery: The Samsung Galaxy NX displays all of your photos
and videos in the Gallery for playback, editing, sharing, and printing.
Slide Show: Images can be displayed continuously at preset intervals
with various slide-show transition effects
on the camera's LCD monitor. The camera offer pre-recorded background music to
play along with your still image slide show. Intervals between photos can be set
to 1, 3, or 5 seconds. You can select all photos to display in the slide
show, or only photos from a specific date, or individually selected images.
Other display options include: photo frame, photo note, signature, view details
about the picture, and edit. In addition to playing back photos on the camera,
you can choose to share the photo on other AllShare/SamsungLink devices, or
share via Bluetooth, Wi-Fi Direct, or other accounts such as email and Gmail.
Image Edit: When playing back photos, you can perform the
- Cropping: You can create a new file by selecting a
portion of an existing file.
- Rotate: The orientation of the image can be changed by rotating
it Left 90, Right 90, 180, Horizontal, or Vertical.
- Resize: You can change the picture resolution to a smaller size
for e-mailing or loading to a website. Available resolutions depend upon the
size of the selected photo.
- Color: An existing photo can be adjusted as
follows: Auto Adjustment, Brightness, Contrast, Saturation, RGB adjustment,
Color Temperature, Exposure, and Hue.
- Effects: Add vignette, gray-scale, sepia, vintage,
faded color, turquoise, tint, cartoon, moody, fisheye, negative, nostalgia,
engraving, sketch art, downlight, blue wash, yellow glow, sharpen, blur, and
soft glow effects.
- Portrait: You can apply various face touch-up effects,
including red-eye fix, airbrush face, face brightness, out-of-focus, beauty
face, face reshaping, and spot healing.
- Sticker: Place various stickers, icons, and other
graphics on the photo.
- Drawing: You can draw directly on the picture using a
brush, pen, or eraser.
- Frame: Place a border around the image. There are
numerous border types to choose from.
Movie Playback/Editing: You can playback a movie clip on the
camera's LCD monitor. The camera offers basic playback functions such as
Play/Pause, Fast Rewind, Fast Forward, and Volume Control. Editing functions
include Trim, Slideshow, Favorite, Rename, and Settings. You can also access the
Video Editor app to do more sophisticated edits.
USB Port: The Samsung Galaxy NX features a single micro-USB
port which allows you to connect the camera to your computer via the supplied
HDMI: The Galaxy NX has a micro-HDMI (Type D) output, which will allow you to connect the camera to an
HDMI-equipped HDTV for viewing videos or photos in high definition. An
optional micro-HDMI to HDMI cable is
required. The HDMI output resolution can be set to 1080i, 720p, or 480p. The
HDMI connection is HDMI-CEC/Anynet+ compatible, allowing you to
control some camera functions using the remote control from the
Rechargeable Li-ion Battery: The Samsung
Galaxy NX is powered by the B735EU Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery (3.7-volts,
4360mAh, 16.57Wh). It provides
power for approximately 440 still image shots, 190 minutes of video shooting time, 14
hours of video playback time, 104 hours of music playback, or 13 hours of
internet use via 3G or 16 hours via Wi-Fi. The battery charges in
approximately 4 hours using the supplied AC adapter and USB cable.